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John Jackson | Colliers | Phoenix

John Jackson

Associate Vice President

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Professional Summary

As associate vice president with the Arizona Retail Services team with Colliers, John (JK) Jackson specializes in the sale and leasing of retail properties, representing landlords, tenants and investors. He has completed transactions on behalf of tenants and landlords for retail shopping centers, neighborhood centers and standalone properties.

JK has the proven ability to achieve results for clients through comprehensive market strategies, long-range planning, identifying opportunities to increase cash flow and developing solutions for excess vacancy. A consummate professional, he  thoroughly analyzes the financial details of each transaction to ensure his clients' economic and business objectives are met. He carefully crafts leases to support growth, minimize risk and protect investments.

As an experienced leasing broker, JK brings a dynamic and innovative prospecting style to the table. He targets quality tenants that represent the least risk and complement the tenant mix of each property. He works diligently to match tenant requirements and available space to support location decisions. Through market research, demographics and traffic analysis, JK helps tenants make strategic decisions to support their long-term plans.

His experience spans 13 years as a commercial real estate agent in Greater Phoenix, focusing on retail properties. Prior to joining Colliers, he was an associate vice president with Velocity Retail Group in Phoenix, where he represented landlords and tenants in the leasing of retail properties and worked closely with development services to identify and sign tenants to new projects. Previously, JK was a senior associate with Rein & Grossoehme Commercial Real Estate, specializing in landlord and tenant representation.

Accomplishments

  • Completed more than 300 lease and sale transactions during his career
  • CoStar Power Broker Award Winner
  • Awarded Top Producer - 2014, 2015

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Arizona State University 

Memberships & Involvements

  • Arizona Retail Services Team | Colliers
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Southwest Idea Exchange Chair (ICSC)
  • ICSC NextGen Member
  • Brokers for Kids
  • Susan G. Komen Sponsor
  • Salvation Army's Adopt-a-Family Program
  • Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
  • Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) Fundraiser

Services

Skills

Development Consulting, Ground lease, Restaurants, Project Leasing

Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation

Property Type

Retail

My Team

Featured Research

Jul 26, 2021

2021 Q2 Greater Phoenix Retail Market Report

Second quarter was a drastic change from last year. Arizona’s economy is booming and experiencing record revenue and personal income growth. Investment sales were higher in Q2 2021 than all of 2020.
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May 17, 2021

2021 Q1 Greater Phoenix Retail Market Report

The Greater Phoenix retail market ended Q1 2021 posting 246,897 SF of net absorption. Rental rates continue showing signs of growth, despite national headlines of business failures, rising 1.10% year-over-year. Construction continued forward with the market delivering 231,020 SF of new space in the first three months, with an extremely low vacancy rate of only 5%.
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Jan 21, 2021

2020 Q4 Greater Phoenix Retail Market Report

The Phoenix retail market ended Q4 with 64,036 SF of negative net absorption, but stayed positive over the year ending at 215,692 SF. Vacancy increased 20 bps over-the-quarter and 60 bps YOY to the rate of 7.9%. Despite national headlines of declining retail rental rates, the Phoenix market held steady.
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Featured News

May 26, 2021

Phoenix retail vacancy drops as leasing activity accelerates in 1Q 2021

Q1 2021 brought positive net absorption to the Greater Phoenix retail market, reports Colliers. Absorption pushed vacancy down and rental rates continue showing signs of growth. Construction moved forward, bringing 231,020 SF of new retail space. Investment sales saw 41 transactions totaling $382 million.
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Jan 27, 2021

Phoenix retail real estate endured difficult 2020

The retail real estate market was arguably hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but metro Phoenix endured the challenges more successfully than most markets. The area posted positive net absorption in 2020, and rental rates remained healthy. Investment sales volume increased 49.1% from Q3 to $273 million.
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