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Phoenix, AZ United States 85018
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Chris Gerow
Senior Vice President

Specialties: Development, Land, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Chris Gerow is an industry leader in retail and restaurant leasing and sales, investment property sales, and new development. Particular areas of expertise include retail shopping center development and tenant representation.
Background & Experience
Chris a Senior Vice President and joined NAI Horizon in 1990. He possesses an impeccable portfolio of experience and qualification earned during the course of over 26 years of progressive understanding and achievement in the real estate industry. He is a self-starting and goal-oriented strategist whose confidence, perseverance, and vision promote success. Prior to joining NAI he was a Sales Associate at John Hall & Associates in Mesa, Arizona.
Education
Chris attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He earned his license at the Arizona School of Real Estate in Scottsdale and is an Arizona Licensed Salesperson (1988).

Professional Associations & Designations
Chris is well respected in the commercial real estate community, both locally and nationally. He served as Chairman of the NAI Board of Advisors from 2009-2012. He has served on panels, sharing his retail expertise with industry groups such as Valley Partnership and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He has received numerous industry awards including NAI Horizon, Top Retail Broker 2006; Retail Broker of the Year, AZRE RED Award, 2006; NAI Global, Top Producer, Silver Elite, 2008; NAI Global, Council Leadership Award, 2008-2010; NAI Horizon, Top Retail Producer, 2009; and CoStar Power Broker, 2009, 2012 and 2014; NAI Horizon, Top Producer, 2014.

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NAI Horizon, Planet Fitness put their best foot forward for Travis Manion Foundation at 9/11 Heroes Run at Tempe Beach Park

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 21:41:48 +0000
NAI Horizon was proud to be a sponsor for the 9/11 Heroes Run to benefit the Travis Manion Foundation. Planet Fitness hosted the event as more than 850 runners turned out Saturday, Sept. 2, at Tempe Beach Park. In the above photo (left to right) are Heather Kelly, Travis Manion Foundation; Jessica Rice, Planet Fitness; […]

Fannie Mae to provide mobile home financing to tenants

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 21:13:35 +0000
In what may soon be considered the most significant development in the manufactured housing industry in several decades, Jeffery R. Hayward, Fannie Mae’s Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, announced at the 2017 Manufactured Housing Communities of Arizona Conference (MHCA) in Chandler, Ariz., that Fannie Mae will soon be initiating a chattel lending program. Fannie Mae has been in […]

The Linneman Letter – Summer 2017

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:07:10 +0000
Dr. Peter Linneman discusses the economy’s current recovery runway in this excerpt of the Summer 2017 issue of the Linneman Letter. Click below to download! “…we believe that there is still considerable room for continued growth, and that the current recovery will stretch into 2019.”

Vibrant Uptown Phoenix office submarket hitting its ‘Peak’

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:59:06 +0000
Spurred by expanding businesses and new startups, Metro Phoenix is seeing office vacancy rates tumble and rental rates steadily increase. Case in point is the Piestewa Peak Corridor, which is experiencing a 5 percent rent growth the past year and overall vacancy down to 15 percent compared to more than 20 percent during the downturn.  This submarket offers professional […]

ICSC RECon recap: Retail evolving, enjoying a revolution

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:38:57 +0000
Since the recession, those who attend ICSC’s annual RECon Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas have given a tepid thumbs up when the May event is over. This year, the overall mood was very positive at ICSC. Attendance was up with more than 37,000 attendees. It is always a good sign to see […]

Q1 2017 Industrial Market Report

Tue, 09 May 2017 22:08:06 +0000
Click the image below for a quick overview of the Metro Phoenix Industrial Market.

Q1 2017 Retail Market Report

Fri, 05 May 2017 17:25:18 +0000
Click the image below for a quick overview of the Metro Phoenix Retail Market.  

Q1 2017 Office Market Report

Fri, 05 May 2017 17:24:35 +0000
Click the image below for a quick overview of the Metro Phoenix Office Market.

Team NAI Horizon flexes its muscles at 2017 Brokers for Kids

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:01:07 +0000
A company’s culture is defined by how much its employees give back to the community. On a recent sunny day at Scottsdale Stadium, members of Team NAI Horizon put their best foot (and arm) forward at the 2017 Brokers for Kids Olympiad. Team members included Andrew Warner, Chris Gerow, Gabe Ortega, John Filli, Jordan Dicksen, […]

Securing an Educated Tenant Rep Broker is a Smart Decision

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:12:57 +0000
  When a tenant asks, “do I need representation on my office lease?,” the short answer is an unequivocal, yes.  It’s very likely that the landlord is a sophisticated owner of real estate with vast experience and knowledge in negotiating leases. The landlord  or the landlord’s agent will know the general conditions of the rental market, […]
Transaction History
- NWC I-10 & Park Avenue, Tucson, planned mixed-use development, closing date 6/1/05, transaction value:
$53 million, +/-356 AC

- Central Avenue & McDowell Road, Phoenix, planned mixed-use development, closing date 6/3/05,
transaction value: $12.83 million, +/- 258,000 SF

- Signal Butte Road & US 60, Mesa, planned power center, closing date 2/15/06, transaction value:
$24.79 million, +/- 114 AC

- Third Street & Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, closing date 2/21/06, transaction value: $5.7 million, +/-
85,871 SF

- 24th Street & Baseline Road, Phoenix, Legacy Village, leased from the ground up, the 335,000 SF
community shopping center developed by the Pederson Group. The center is anchored by Target,
Fry's, Ross, and Famous Footwear.
Strategic Clients
Regional Clients
- Plaza Bonita
- NYPD Pizza
- Native New Yorker
- Pederson Group
- Triple R Childcare
- West Valley Properties
- Zipp's Sports Bar
- Stone and Vine

National Clients
- Alphagraphics
- Benihana
- Denny's
- First Citizens Bank
- Pei Wei
- Planet Fitness
- Westcor/Macerich