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Pair of County Human Services Offices Sold

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West Memphis and Texarkana Buildings Have Sold

Two buildings that house county offices of the Arkansas Department of Human Services have been sold for an undisclosed amount to a private equity investor in Chicago. 

Colliers International’s Capital Markets Team facilitated the sale; the seller was the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System.

The first building is a 25,000-SF single-tenant office on 6.2 acres at 3809 Airport Plaza Drive in Texarkana. It serves as DHS' Miller County branch office.

The second building is a 26,268-SF single-tenant office on 4.82 acres at 401 S. Airport Drive in West Memphis, housing the agency's Crittenden County office.

Both properties were built in 2001 for the Arkansas DHS, the state’s largest agency with more than 7,500 employees.

“With both assets 100% occupied and purpose-built for the DHS mission, the investment offered attractive returns with a premium credit tenant committed to these locations long-term,” Zack Ficke, vice president for Colliers International, said in a news release. “Arkansas legislature requires DHS to provide a physical location in each of the 75 counties across the state for its constituents underscoring the critical nature of this agency and these locations.”

Drew Holbert, Kevin Huchingson and Issac Smith in Colliers’ Little Rock office represented the seller. Geoff Ficke and Zack Ficke with Colliers’ Dallas office represented the buyer. 

Read the article by Arkansas Business


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Geoff Ficke

Executive Vice President

Dallas

Geoff Ficke serves as Executive Vice President and is a member of the Institutional Capital Markets Group of Colliers International.  Mr. Ficke focuses on the acquisition, disposition and capitalization of CTL, GSA and NNN properties and portfolios throughout the country. Mr. Ficke’s primary focus is representing sellers of investment grade assets primarily leased to the federal government and other national credit tenants.  Throughout Mr. Ficke's career he has closed transactions valued at more than $1,200,000,000 ($1.2 Billion) in 44-states. 

Prior to joining Colliers International, Mr. Ficke served as Senior Vice President and Senior National Director of Marcus and Millichap's Office and Industrial Properties and Net Lease Properties Groups.  For over ten consecutive years he ranked in the top 10 in total production nationally within the National Office and Industrial Properties Group and consistently a top 20 perfomer in the Net Lease Properties Group. 

Mr. Ficke leads a 10 person team thats success has hinged upon the relationships formed with private investors, developers, institutional investors, public REITs, private equity funds, off-shore investors, syndicates, as well as brokers from other national and regional brokerage firms. This is a testament to the teams willingness to collaborate with other brokers as well as the relationships fostered throughout the country.  Each agent within the team has a clearly defined specialization which allows the team to hyper-focus in various niches within the CTL, GSA and NNN market.   
 

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Zack Ficke

Vice President

Dallas

Zack Ficke serves as Vice President and is a member of the Institutional Capital Markets Group of Colliers International.  Mr. Ficke focuses on the acquisition, disposition and capitalization of CTL, GSA and NNN properties and portfolios throughout the country. Mr. Ficke’s primary focus is representing sellers of investment grade assets primarily leased to the federal government and other national credit tenants.  Throughout Mr. Ficke's career he has closed transactions valued at more than $1,000,000,000 in 44-states and currently helps in assisting the business development efforts across the CTL verticals serviced by the team.  

Prior to joining Colliers International, Mr. Ficke served as an associate with Marcus & Millichap's Dallas office focusing on Federal Government disposition assignments.  Prior to launching a career in CRE Capital Markets, Mr. Ficke spent over 15 years in various national Sales & Management leadership positions with national media firms Westwood One & iHeartMedia where he served as a VP, Strategic Partnerships function overseeing new business development efforts throughout the Midwest region.  

Mr. Ficke leads a 10-person team built upon the relationships formed with private investors, developers, institutional investors, public REITs, private equity funds, off-shore investors, syndicates, as well as brokers from other national and regional brokerage firms. This is a testament to the team's willingness to collaborate with other brokers as well as the relationships fostered throughout the country. 

Each agent within the team has a clearly defined specialization which allows the team to hyper-focus in various niches within the CTL, GSA and NNN market.   

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