Bulletin from The Niki Group 

How the Recession Benefited Net Lease

January 7, 2016
By Carrie Rossenfeld | San Diego

david trakman the niki group 640SAN DIEGO—A cadre of qualified, smart, honest people have entered the net-lease field after being downsized from larger property-development firms, which helped the industry by infusing it with talent, the Niki Group’s managing partner David Trakman tells GlobeSt.com. The firm, which has been in business for 16 years, is a boutique real estate investment company run by Trakman and founder and CEO Peter Zarcades, which purchases single-tenant triple-net properties where the tenants pay mostly all of the expenses associated with the property. We spoke with Trakman exclusively about the concept of a boutique net-lease firm and his take on this sector of the industry.

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Year End Bulletin - 2015

We have successfully closed on the acquisition of over 30 single tenant properties with a value of over $40m since the reconstitution of The Niki Group this year.  Average cap rate is almost 8%.  We have partnered on two shopping center deals as noted below and multiple value-add projects. 

Thank you to our loyal partners:  Aaron Swerdlow of Equitas, Paula Danker of CFI, Andrew Fallon of Calkain Companies, Daniel Kukes and Kevin Baker of Landmark, Yavitz Companies, Lior Regenstreif of Marcus and Millichap, Zach Weiss of Marcus and Millichap, Dan Elliot of Sperry Van Ness, Sam Nasrallah of Charles Wayne Company, David and Bob Glarner, 99 Cents Only real estate department, Patrick Charriou, Vince Aicale and Ryan Forsyth of Newmark Cornish & Carey, Jeremey Snyder of Colliers, Les Sax, Jim Wood of Wood Investments, Brian Frakes and Trevor Cohen of Common Bond Development, Rite Aid real estate department, Fazolis real estate department, Bob Lyons and Wayne Curtis of SGD, Property Partner, Garrett Development Corporation, Lev Investments, Omri Levi of the Cincy Investment Companies,  Onyx Group, Seda Company and Investcore Commercial.

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The Niki Group Moves On

Original Founder Peter Zarcades and Managing Partner David Trakman Take Niki To New Heights

Niki Developments was founded by Peter Zarcades in 1979. The company expanded, and in partnership with United Midtown Properties formed The Midtown Niki Group. Over the last 35 years, the group built up its single-tenant portfolio, focusing on build to suits and sale-leasebacks with national and regional tenants ranging from fast food restaurants to drugstores. The group continued to expand and began developing joint venture relationships – providing equity to developers for grocery anchored centers, hotels and value add opportunities. After many successful years together, the companies now pursue separate futures – as The Niki Group moves on from Midtown.

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