Phoenix, Arizona — CBRE arranged the $1.5 million sale of a two-tenant retail property located near Gilbert Road and Southern Avenue in Mesa, Ariz. The buyer, a private California investor, acquired the property from SimonCRE Highlands IV, LLC, a Scottsdale-based commercial real estate developer.

CBRE’s Steve Julius and Jesse Goldsmith represented the seller in the transaction.

Located at 1942 E. Southern Ave., the 5,658-square-foot retail building is fully leased by two long-term tenants: Ike’s Sandwiches and Judd Orthodontics. The property is situated near a busy intersection with immediate access to numerous retailers including a new Black Rock Coffee Bar, Speedy Cash and Chevron gas station. The U.S 60 freeway is less than a mile away.

In CBRE’s recent North America Cap Rate Survey, retail cap rates for both stabilized and value-add properties increased for all retail segments in the second half of 2018. Cap rates for both power and neighborhood/community center stabilized properties are expected to remain unchanged or increase slightly in the first half of 2019.

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