Cushman & Wakefield | Sage Partners has added Adam VanBecelaere and Alex Bennett as two new Brokerage Market Directors to its award-winning team. Cushman & Wakefield | Sage Partners has a reputation of excellence and best in class service, and the firm is experiencing exponential growth prompting shifts in roles for some of the existing team, and the hiring of new team members.
“As we expand our services and reach at the firm, we are working to restructure and expand upon our solid team with a diverse set of skills, knowledge, and talents so we can serve our clients effectively and each with the personal attention they deserve,” said Chief Operating Officer Jordan Martin. “Alex and Adam are both great additions to the team. Each has a strong foundation of experience to lead successfully in their new roles and contribute to Sage’s vision and direction going forward.”
VanBecelaere will work in Northwest Arkansas and Bennett in Little Rock. They will be responsible for providing leadership, management, and accountability for the brokerage team, including staff development and the successful planning, organizing, and direction of Brokerage Services in their respective areas. Each will work to ensure strong client relationships, service quality and profitability. Their new roles will also help ensure Sage Partners is successfully onboarding new team members and exceeding the expectations of clients, as well as play a vital role in overall compliance for the firm.
VanBecelaere most recently served as a Director of Walmart Real Estate and Portfolio Management, responsible for a multi-billion-dollar real estate portfolio and strategy for territories across several states. He has proven results facilitated by analytical and negotiating skills and an ability to build relationships with landlords, city officials and third parties, while maximizing value in transactions through creative solutions. VanBecelaere holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Agricultural Business, from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Bennett is the former Vice President of Real Estate and Development for David’s Burgers and Anchor Real Estate Investments, LLC, where he managed all of the company’s restaurant properties and real estate development projects. He has extensive experience in various areas of complex commercial real estate transactions including site identification, contract negotiations, development, financing, and commercial leasing. Bennett holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. He also is a licensed attorney in the State of Arkansas.
Aaron Nicholson will continue to be a principal with the firm but will focus on his brokerage practice while being a mentor to the brokerage team.
“As we continue to grow, we recognized the need for a full-time advocate for our brokers ensuring we are providing the best service possible to our clients,” said Martin. “We believe adding new roles and better positioning current team members will continue to ensure we are extremely effective in providing unmatched service, insight and benefits to our clients.”
Sage Partners is a locally owned and operated, full-service commercial real estate firm that specializes in brokerage, capital markets, and asset services. It has a strong team of leaders who have dedicated their careers to commercial real estate with monumental success and have helped shape Northwest and Central Arkansas into what it is today. Through hard work and dedication, Sage Partners now manages and markets more than 7 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and medical properties in several states and continues to grow. To learn more about the team at Cushman & Wakefield | Sage Partners and what they can do for you, please visit https://www.sagepartners.com/
About Cushman & Wakefield | Sage Partners
Cushman & Wakefield | Sage Partners, a member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance, is a locally owned and operated full-service commercial real estate firm specializing in brokerage, capital markets, and asset services. With offices in Rogers and Little Rock, Ark., Sage Partners manages and markets more than 7 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and medical properties across several states. For more information, visit www.sagepartners.com.