Birchin Lane provides retailers and retail property investors and developers high quality brokerage and advisory service by drawing on our experience and understanding of the entire retail project's life cycle.  We have participated in all aspects of retail real estate - from finding sites and tenants, sourcing equity and debt for projects, developing and constructing projects, leasing and managing the completed properties and finally selling the stablized asset.  Being involved in a variety of roles gives Birchin Lane the abilty to provide maximum value to our clients - whether they are tenants or investors and developers.

Tenant Representation

At Birchin Lane we assist national, regional and local tenants in making real estate serve their strategic objectives. We partner with our clients to gain an understanding of their business and how real estate is used in it - from their perspective. To create an attainable real estate strategy for our clients, Birchin Lane utilizes a thorough understanding of our client’s business, market research and analysis, extensive market knowledge, demographic information, financial analysis, and exceptional developer and property owner relationships. Upon the identification of the optimal location, Birchin Lane negotiates acceptable lease or acquisition terms.
In addition, Birchin Lane assists national, regional and local tenants with the timely and effective disposition of their surplus properties.

Landlord Representation

The Birchin Lane Realty Advisors, LLC Landlord Representation team has the experience, expertise and market reach of seasoned real estate professionals. Our knowledge of the client’s asset, gained through our comprehensive pre-marketing due diligence process, provides owners with the ability to choose a strategy that creates the highest value for their investment.
Our knowledge of the market enables us to offer owners aggressive and targeted marketing of their property to tenants and buyers. Clients receive detailed progress reports on a regular, pre-determined time schedule. Ownership will know who has been called, what the prospects had to say and where the market is to make a deal. Modified as needed, our base five step marketing system has proven extremely successful over the last fifteen years.

  • Detailed Subject Property and Market Analysis
  • Property Audit
  • Creation of A Project Specific Strategy
  • Marketing, Leasing and Sales
  • Lease/Sale - Closing Coordination

Site Selection

In the competitive retail market, it is critical to have a location strategy that maximizes your ability to increase revenue and expand your customer base. This means gaining a strong understanding of your customers in addition to the usual factors involved in forming a location strategy, like economic incentives and real estate, before beginning the retail site selection process. That’s why we approach retail location strategy development with a combination of the most precise customer analytics and our ability to provide a full suite of real estate and economic incentive solutions. Our best-in-class data platform will let you know who your best customers are, where they live, how they behave and what motivates them to shop with you. Our comprehensive economic models accurately assess the supply and demand for goods and services in any market to help you stay ahead of your competitors.

How We Create Value

  • Advanced customer analytics
  • Assessment of your competitors
  • Increase revenue
  • Increase market share
  • Reduce real estate costs
  • Increase economic incentives

Our Solutions

  • Customer profiling and segmentation
  • Revenue forecasting
  • Customized GIS mapping
  • Competitor saturation analysis
  • Trade area development and mapping
  • Consumer demand analysis
  • Demographic and market data analysis
  • Market potential analysis
  • Real estate market research
  • Real estate negotiations
  • Economic incentive negotiations
  • Economic incentive compliance
  • Construction management

Development and Construction

The Birchin Lane team provides clients with extensive consulting and transaction services, taking an asset through its entire life cycle and every contingency. Birchin Lane Realty Advisors, LLC has been involved in nearly $200 million in developments in the Southeast - across a variety of property types. These include retail (single tenant, strip, neighborhood center and power center), mixed-use (retail, office, multifamily and single family residential) and apartments (both market rate and affordable). Drawing on this base of knowledge, Birchin Lane Realty Advisors, LLC provides a full range of development and re-development services across these property types. Our transactions involve new development or repositioning of existing buildings. These transactions illustrate our ability to:

  • Access decision-makers and capital markets
  • Add maximum value for our clients by capitalizing upon our in-depth knowledge of the real estate market
  • Structure creative transactions to meet our clients objectives
  • Direct strong, focused marketing campaigns
  • Achieve top prices on investment sale transactions
  • Overcome regulatory hurdles to unlock development potential

Restaurant Brokerage

The Birchin Lane team has represented some of the premier restaurants in Charleston, South Carolina in the buying and selling of both the business and the property. We are always looking for opportunities to represent buyers and sellers from find dining to fast casual.