Specialties: Industrial, Retail
Scope of Service Experience
Top Commercial Agent in 2007 and 2008 for Latter & Blum in New Orleans.
Before joining Latter & Blum in 1986, Schaffer Mickal had 16 years experience in the retail and restaurant business. He has owned and operated restaurants and bars in New Orleans’ Historic French Quarter since 1978, and has been involved in the retail market in the city’s Central Business District and Warehouse District since 1973.
-Retail Site Selection
-Restaurant and Entertainment
Background & Experience
As a commercial real estate professional, Shaffer has capitalized on his extensive experience in French Quarter food and beverage to become one of the leading experts on French Quarter commercial real estate.
Named Commercial Division Rookie of the Year in 1987, Schaffer received one of two CCIM scholarships awarded that year in Louisiana. He is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Club and has won the following awards:
New Orleans Commercial Investment Division Awards
Outstanding Achievement, 1994 - 2016
Top Retail Sale, 2007, 2010, 2013
Top Leasing Agent, 1992,1994,1995, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2016.
Schaffer is Latter & Blum’s leading producer for restaurant and nightclub sales, with clients like Hooters, Maiden Voyage/Hustler Club, New Orleans Original Daiquiris, Gold Club, Rick’s, Acme Oyster House, Semolina’s, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffet, GW Fins, Bourbon Rocks, Bourbon Cowboy, Boudreaux’s, Philipe’s, Coyote Ugly, Copeland’s, Dupuy Storage & Forwarding Corp., Fire of Brazil, Arby’s, Rally’s, Discount Zone, The French Market Corp., Houstons, Broussards, Bombay Club, Tommys, Hard Rock Cafe, and Mr. B's to name a few.
B.A., Louisiana State University, 1970
Professional Associations & Designations
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Louisiana Realtors Association®
New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors®
NOMAR® Commercial Investment Division
Life Member, NOMAR® Million Dollar Club
Member Louisiana Restaurant Association