Tacoma, Washington, November 1, 2011 – Debbi Anderson, founder and president of Real Estate Investment Services in Tacoma, announced today that her firm has added offices in Kent and Seattle to keep up with the growing demand for commercial real estate services. Now with five offices in the Puget Sound, Real Estate Investment Services specializes in commercial real estate development, property management, retail sales and leasing and project management.
Chad Gleason, CCIM, of Kent will manage the Kent office on West Meeker Street, bringing five years of commercial real estate experience to the firm. Gleason, who also owns Gleason and Company, is a commercial real estate and investment broker specializing in commercial real estate development and consulting, retail leasing and sales of strip malls, shopping centers and small office and investment property.
Active in the Kent community, Gleason is serving as president-elect for the Kent Downtown Partnership, is on the Board of Directors and chairs the programs committee for the Washington State chapter of CCIM. He is also a member of the Kent Rotary and Kent Chamber of Commerce.
“I love being in the Kent community, and I see so much potential for commercial real estate development here,” Gleason said. “Having an office downtown will put me in the center of the action, so I can work on projects that will revitalize our city.”
Chad Anderson, CCIM, co-owner of Real Estate Investment Services, will manage the Seattle office on Dexter Avenue near South Lake Union. With 18 years of experience, Anderson specializes in commercial sales and leasing, property management and consulting on investment properties. He also handles receiverships and commercial REOs for local banks, including First Citizens Bank of Tacoma which outsources all of its commercial REO work to Real Estate Investment Services.
Managing a portfolio over $20 million, Anderson has extensive experience managing real estate firms including Chad Anderson Group, Real Estate Investment Services and John L. Scott – Tacoma North. He was one of the founders and instructors for The Academy, a Washington State-approved real estate school in Tacoma. He founded Approved Mortgage and, at one time, had four real estate businesses managing over 100 people.
Anderson’s most recent achievement is earning the highly sought-after Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. Anderson serves on the board of the Washington State chapter of CCIM and as the organization’s promotions chair. He was featured as one of the “40 Under 40” in 2006 by the Business Examiner.
“Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, I’ve always been passionate about real estate,” Anderson explained. “Having offices in Kent and Seattle will allow Real Estate Investment Services to better serve its customers north of Pierce County.”
For more information about Real Estate Investment Services, visit the firm online at REISInvest.com, or contact Chad Gleason, CCIM, at 206-380-3574 or Chad Anderson, CCIM, at 253-228-0444.
About Real Estate Investment Services:
Started by the Anderson family in 1983, Real Estate Investment Services specializes in all aspects of commercial real estate including commercial sales and acquisitions; property management of single family, multi-family and commercial real estate; and condo and HOA associations. In addition, with the expertise of Gleason and Anderson, Real Estate Investment Services also offers a range of commercial development, consulting and project management services. The firm has offices in Tacoma, Gig Harbor, DuPont, Kent and Seattle. For more information about Real Estate Investment Services, visit REISInvest.com.
Chad Gleason, CCIM
Real Estate Investment Services
317 W. Meeker St., Ste. E
Kent, WA 98032
Chad Anderson, CCIM
Real Estate Investment Services
1100 Dexter Avenue N., Ste. 100
Seattle WA 98109