Brad Thomas has over 24 years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage, development and fixed income investments. He has provided nationwide real estate brokerage, construction, development and capital market solutions for build-to-suit, reverse build-to-suit, redevelopment, and sale/leaseback clients. He has worked directly with many nationwide retail and restaurant clients including many Fortune 500 companies in most retail categories such as automotive parts and service, office supply, drug store, dollar store, grocery store, and discount store.
Thomas researches and writes on a variety of real estate based fixed- income alternatives including both publicly-traded and non-traded REITs. Given his background in originating income producing assets, Thomas has extensive knowledge of capitalization and sustainable net lease investing. He is a disciple of Benjamin Graham and focuses his research on value investing with the primary goal of determining whether ¿an investment operation is one which, upon thorough analysis promises safety of principal and adequate return. Operations not meeting these requirements are speculative.¿ (Security Analysis - Ben Graham)
Thomas is an Advisor and Managing Director of Net Lease Investments with commercial brokerage firm Bull Realty, Inc. He was most recently Director of Strategic Markets for Embree Group and he was a Senior Vice President for Thompson National Properties, Phillips Edison, and Wilton Partners. Thomas was a partner in a regional development company and also a multi-unit franchisee for 2 International franchisors and has also consulted for several non-traded REITs. Thomas received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Economics from Presbyterian College and he has been a member of ICSC for over 23 years.
Recent Articles By The Author
All I Want for Christmas Is a Few Good REITs
Here are a few real estate investment trusts to put on your shopping list.
Iron Mountain Should Get REIT Status
It's likely to clear the IRS hurdle. Shareholders should benefit.
The Myth of REIT Interest-Rate Risk
The financial media and market participants should not assert REIT sensitivity to interest rates. Here's why.
Ignore Mr. Market. Focus on REIT Fundamentals
Investors are perplexed by the mood swings caused by Mr. Market's fear of rising interest rates. Dr. Brad Case explains the misconception.
Luxurious $39 Million Mansion
This Upper East Side townhouse has a two-story waterfall and many other incredible amenities. Marketed by Trump International.
EPR Properties is a Solid Buy
EPR Properties has become more than a Landlord to theater chains. The Kansas-based REIT has evolved into a specialized Triple Net REIT.
I'm Trusting Management and Buying Digital Realty on the Weakness
Considering the earnings miss this week, should Digital Realty still be a Buy?
Not Adding Brixmor IPO to My Shopping Cart
It's a whale of an IPO, but Brixmor has a boat load of risks that cause that sinking feeling.
American Realty Capital Properties Becomes a 'Category Killer'
In two years, ARCP grew from a $70 million market cap REIT to an enterprise value of around $21.5 billion.