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Hitchcock & Sons, Inc. Expands Its Real Estate Footprint in Gainesville

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Gainesville, Fla. – March 1, 2022 – Colliers GNV Commercial Advisory Team has successfully represented both Hitchcock & Sons, Inc., the Buyer, as well as the Seller in the sale of the 15,844± SF office building in NW Gainesville located at 3701 NW 98th Street. The transaction closed on February 28, 2022.

The purchase of this expansive, stand-alone two-story 15,844± SF office building by Hitchcock & Sons, Inc. is the third commercial property bought by the company over the past few months - - keeping with Hitchcock’s desire to expand and diversify its commercial real estate investment in Gainesville. The building was built in 1993 on 2.30± acres located across from the Meadowbrook community and is currently serving as the new home to Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. 

“This facility, along with its new long-term tenant, seemed to be a perfect fit for the goals and objectives of the buyer.  Our office is grateful to have been the transactional broker to assist both the buyer and the seller in this transaction that offered benefit to both parties. Congratulations to Hitchcock & Sons, Inc. on a successful real estate purchase.”
- Rory Causseaux, Colliers GNV Commercial Advisory Team
“It has been a pleasure to continue working with Rory Causseaux and Colliers to expand our commercial real estate portfolio here in Gainesville. We are excited about adding another great property, and hopefully more to come in the future.”
- Alan and Jake Hitchcock, Hitchcock & Sons, Inc.

Colliers GNV Commercial Advisory Team can be reached at 352-420-9889 and on social medial @ColliersGville.


For further information please contact:
Debbie Wilkinson
Phone: 352-420-9889

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