NAI Isaac Commercial Properties, Inc.
771 Corporate Drive, Suite 500
Lexington, KY United States 40503
t+1 (859) 224-2000 f+1 (859) 224-0848
Jim
Kemper
Vice President

Specialties: Office, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Jim Kemper is a lifelong resident of Lexington, Kentucky.  As a graduate of the University of Kentucky, he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management.
Background & Experience
Kemper has been with NAI Isaac since 1991 and specializes in the sales and leasing of retail and office properties and tenant representation. Kemper has assisted numerous local, regional and national tenants with site selection, evaluation and lease negotiation for multiple locations throughout the state including First Watch, CiCi’s Pizza, Gold Star Chili, Petsmart, AT&T, Fazoli’s, Smashing Tomato and Sun Tan City. 

Kemper has also been involved in the leasing of several new construction and “turnaround” properties in Central, Southern and Western Kentucky.  In addition, he has worked with lenders on properties they have taken back and has been successful on the disposition of these properties. National Landlords he has represented include Chase Properties, Weingarten Realty & Realty Income.

Kemper represented the developer of the Richmond Centre in the assemblage and purchase of 120 acres on I-75 in Richmond. This development is now the largest retail center on I-75 between Lexington, KY and Knoxville, TN.
Professional Associations & Designations
Kemper is a member of NAI and was inducted into NAI’s Gold Club in 2004, 2005 and 2007 which is comprised of members who initiated and completed transactions of at least $1,000,000.  Kemper is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Kentucky Board of Realtors and NAI’s Retail Council.
Transaction History
2015 - Retail Lease: Starbucks, 3939 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 1,996 sf, $1,005,984 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2013 - Sale: 833 Lane Allen, Lexington, KY. 2,687 SF freestanding building on 1.15 AC, $465,000 transaction value. Represented Seller.

2013 – Retail Sale: Grand Central Place Outlot, 2711 South Highway 27, Somerset, KY. 0.79 AC, $595,000 sale value. Paul Ray Smith & Jim Kemper represented the Seller, Linda Hassur and The Shopping Center Group represented the Buyer Hwy 27 Somerset KY, LLC.

2010 - Retail Sale: Pieratt’s, Richmond Centre, Richmond, KY. 25,240 sf, $2,775,000 sale value. Represented Seller.

2007 - Land Sale: Suff's Furniture, Commerce Center, Nicholasville, KY. 0.95 acre outparcel. $825,000. Represented Seller.

2007 - Retail Sale: Starbuck's Coffee, Danville, KY. 1,853 sf, $1,629,000 sale value. Represented Seller.

2007 - Retail Sale: Starbuck's Coffee, Somerset, KY. 1,853 sf, $1,570,000 sale value. Represented Seller.

2004 - Retail Lease: Jewelry & Handbag Warehouse, Towne Centre, Elizabethtown, KY. 25,000 sf, $387,857 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2004 - Retail Lease: Fashion Bug, Daniel Boone Plaza, Hazard, KY. 6,500 sf, $406,250 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2004 - Retail Lease: CiCi's Pizza, Richmond Mall, Richmond, KY. 4,625 sf, $532,335 lease value. Represented Landlord and Tenant.

2004 - Retail Sale: 505 W. New Circle Road, Lexington, KY. 16,326 sf on 1.5 acres, $689,888. Represented Seller.

2004 - Retail Lease: The Tile Shop, Woodhill Circle Plaza, Lexington, KY. 28,569 sf, $2,214,098 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2004 - Investment Sale: Schlotzsky's, 4756 Horton Road, Florence, KY. 1 acre, $1,613,750. Represented Buyer.

2004 - Retail Land Sale: Tattersalls Square, Lexington, KY. 0.77 acres, $500,000. Represented Seller.

2004 - Retail Lease: Anderson Crossing Centre, Lawrenceburg, KY. 1,500 sf, $112,500 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2004 - Industrial Land Sale: 1751 Atoma Drive, Lexington, KY. 5.221 acres, $270,000. Represented Buyer.

2003 - Retail Land Sale: Dollar General, 2181 Lexington Road, Richmond, KY. 1.4 acres, $150,000. Represented Seller

2003 - Retail Lease: Keithshire Place, Lexington, KY. 4,941 sf, $287,319 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2003 - Retail Land Sale: Arby's Franchisee, U.S. 68, Paris, KY. 1 acre, $260,000. Represented Buyer.

2003 - Retail Lease: 373 Virginia Avenue, Lexington, KY. 1,980sf, $95,040 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2003 - Retail Land Sale: Lexington Road, Richmond, KY. 0.98 acre, $150,000. Represented Seller.

2002 - Investment Sale: Advance Auto, 3715 Dixie Hwy, Elsmere, KY. 7,000 sf, $919,896. Represented Buyer.

2002 - Retail Lease: Sears Dealer Store, Richmond Mall, Richmond, KY. 11,000 sf, $112,385 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2002 - Retail Lease: Popeye's Chicken, Grand Central Place Shopping Center, Somerset, KY. 2,300 sf, $399,268 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2002 - Retail Lease: Krystal's, Ridgefield Center, Danville, KY. 2,235 sf, $395,520 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2001 - Retail Lease: South Broadway Marketplace, Lexington, KY. 11,616 sf, $618,000 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2001 - Retail Lease: Popeye's Chicken, 4000 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY. 2,380 sf, $753,720 lease value. Represented Landlord.

2001 - Retail Lease: Popeye's Chicken, 172 Imperial Way, Nicholasville, KY. 2,716 sf, $432,456 lease value. Represented Sub-Landlord.

2001 - Retail Lease: Party Universe, Tiverton Shoppes, Lexington, KY. 9,000 sf, $664,118 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2000 - Retail Lease/Build-to-Suit: Buffalo Wild Wings, 3190 Todds Road, Lexington, KY. 5,600 sf, $1,448,160 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2000 - Retail Lease: Gold Star Chili, Hamburg Pavilion, 1900 Plaudit Place, Lexington, KY. 0.94 acre, $1,678,809 lease value. Represented Tenant.

2000 - Retail Lease: Fashion Bug, Richmond Mall, Richmond, KY. 8,500 sf, $796,875 lease value. Represented Landlord.

1999 - Office Lease: Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Alumni Office Park, Lexington, KY. 11,000 sf, $2,040,974 lease value. Represented Tenant.

1999 - Retail Lease: BW3's, Richmond Mall, Richmond, KY. 5,552 sf, $587,310 lease value. Represented Landlord.

1998 - Retail Lease: Shoe Carnival, Owensboro, KY. 12,028 sf, $264,000 lease value. Represented Landlord.