NAI DESCO
101 S. Hanley Rd
Suite 1900

St. Louis, MO United States 63105
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Josh
Hibbits
Principal

Specialties: Investment, Retail

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Scope of Service Experience
Specialize in retail tenant representation, and the development, leasing, and sales functions of retail commercial properties for landlords and owners of retail real estate.
Background & Experience
2010 - Present - NAI DESCO - Principal

Partner/Principal of one of the largest commercial real estate brokerage firms in the St. Louis region. I specialize in retail tenant representation, as well as representing landlords, owners and developers in the leasing of commercial retail properties.

Past and current clients represented include: Wireless Lifestyle, LLC (largest independent Sprint dealer - national representation), Family Dollar, McDonald's, Menards, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Hot Shots Bar & Grill (national representation), LifeXist (national representation), Xist Fitness (national representation), The Pita Pit, Louie's Wine Dive, USA Drug, Vestech Securities, Hudson Advisors, Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation, among others. 2011 & 2012- Spirit of NAI DESCO Award; 2012 & 2013 - Top 5 Producer; 2013 - SLAR Heavy Hitter - Largest Land Deal.

2005-2010 - Grubb & Ellis | Gundaker Commercial - Senior Advisor

Real estate broker specializing in the development, leasing and sales functions of retail commercial properties. Responsible for overseeing the company's retail portfolio, which consisted of over 500,000 square feet of shopping center assets. During my tenure, I was able to increase the occupancy rate across the portfolio, and consistently kept the shopping centers stabilized. I also represented tenants in their expansion into the St. Louis region and in other markets across the country. Past and current clients include Family Dollar, Wireless Lifestyle, LLC (Largest independent Sprint dealer - national representation), Doctor's Express, Image Sun Tanning Centers (national representation), Burger King Corporation, Quiznos, Micro Center, Backwoods, Car Quest, USA Drug, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Citi Financial, Western Blue, among others. 2007 & 2008 - "Most Completed Transactions" Award. 2007 - "Largest Fee earned on a Single Transaction" Award. Total transaction volume exceeding $75 million.

2001-2005 - Colliers Turley Martin Tucker Corporate Services Group - Associate

Worked with Fortune 500 clients in many different capacities including Facility/Property Management, Construction Management, Transaction Management, and Account Development. I successfully opened hundreds of locations nationwide for various clients, with transaction volume exceeding $14 million.

Education
1999 - University of Missouri - Columbia - Bachelor of Science Business Administration - Finance & Banking
Professional Associations & Designations
MO Salesperson License
IL Broker License
International Council of Shopping Centers - Member
National Association of Realtors
St. Louis Association of Realtors - Commercial Division
CCIM Designation - Completed 2 of the 4 core classes.
Client Testimonials

“As a preferred retailer for Sprint, we pursue leases throughout the U.S. With over 200 retail stores and growing, our company needs real estate expertise that understands our site requirements, can manage broker relationships, and can react quickly when called upon for new assignments. Josh Hibbits and NAI DESCO have met and exceeded those needs. Josh has represented Wireless Lifestyle and Sprint from Florida to New York to California and most places in between. He is honest, a hard worker, and achieves great results. I gladly give Josh and NAI DESCO my recommendation.”
- J. Thomas Truluck, Retail Property Leasing Manager • Wireless Lifestyle LLC ("Sprint")

“We work with numerous brokerage firms across the country and Josh Hibbits is one of my favorite brokers to partner with due to his attention to detail, extremely quick and complete follow up and his willingness to look out for the best interests of our clients. Trust in his integrity makes our working relationship an easy one. Whenever we have a real estate need in the St. Louis area, we continue to turn to Josh for his expertise and professionalism.”
- Jennifer Watson, Vice President • Baum Realty Group

“I would like to thank you for the continued dedication to service you have provided to Image Sun Tanning Centers over the years. I know our concept requires large concessions from the landlords and our leases are challenging. The support we have received in Site Selection, LOI and Lease Negotiations continues to prove to be a valuable asset in growing our brand.”
- Jason Durnett, VP of Franchise Operations • Image Sun Tanning Centers