Andrew Ward

Andrew Ward

Associate

License # 067085

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About

Professional Summary

As a commercial realtor at Colliers International, my focus is landlord/seller representation in the office, industrial, and land sectors. My formal training and professional career as a commercial landscape architect has provided me with a confident understanding in what lies under our work: the land itself. With that understanding, I can deliver the selling points and the potential of a property to tenant/buyer prospects.

My background in understanding site feasibility, permitting, and entitlement requirements for commercial land development has proved to be a competitive advantage for both seller and developer clients.

My experience is leveraged by the team approach that Colliers implements on our assignments. I feel fortunate to work with other knowledgeable professionals who complement my experience and allow us to deliver best in class service.

I am grateful to be working and living in the beautiful seacoast area of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with my wife and two beach loving children. I am an associate broker in New Hampshire and Maine, as well as a licensed landscape architect in Maine (not practicing).

PRIOR EXPERIENCE
After building my professional career for 15 years as a commercial landscape architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, I shifted my focus from commercial real estate design to commercial real estate brokerage.

Accomplishments

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
> Seacoast Commercial Leads - Founder and Chairman
> 2014 NH CIBOR Cares Award: "Investment Deal of the Year" for CCSNH former Stratham Campus Disposition
> 2014 Most Improved Associate - Colliers International | New Hampshire
> 2012 Newcomer of the Year - Colliers International | New Hampshire

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS AND PROJECTS
> Represented Litchfield Portsmouth, LLC in the leasing of three industrial units totaling 19,005 square feet in the span of six weeks.
> Represented the Community College System of New Hampshire in the sale of a 100,035 square foot former community college building on 89.9 acres for $2.75M to an investor.
> Sold the 18,938 square foot former Powerspan R&D and corporate headquarters building.
> Represented Eversource, Inc. in two sale transactions totaling 86 acres of developable land. Sourced and assisted the Buyer of the inland parcels. Sourced Buyer for the waterfront parcels which is the last undeveloped deep-water access property in the State of NH.
> Represented the Landlord in the 10-year lease to Citizens Bank in Windham, NH.
> Represented the Buyer in a medical investment sale involving property leased by Catholic Medical Center with a total consideration of $4.7M.
> Represented Seacoast Media Group in leasing 10,584 square feet of office space to Convenient MD for its corporate office.
> Represented Calamar Enterprises in a land sale for one of NH’s largest independent senior living community projects. Total consideration for the land was $920,000.
> Represented the Landlord in leasing 19,223 square feet of industrial space to a national credit tenant, Easy Street Sales Corporation.

Education

> Cornell University, Ithaca, NY – Bachelor of Science

 

Memberships & Involvements

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
> NH Commercial Investment Board of Realtors (NHCIBOR)
> New Hampshire and National Association of Realtors
> Appraisal Institute

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
> City of Portsmouth Business Retention and Expansion Program – Task Force Member
> Seacoast Community School – Board of Directors
> NECPE – Board of Directors

Clients

  • Convenient MD
  • Eversource
  • Community College System of New Hampshire
  • Sam's Food Stores
  • Sylvan Learning
  • Prometric, Inc.
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Powerspan Corp.
  • Allied Telesis
  • Calamar Enterprises
  • Collins Engineers
  • Jewett Construction
  • Seacoast Newspapers Inc.
  • Jump On In
  • Blue Seal

Testimonials

“Renaissance Properties and the Kearsarge House have enjoyed nearly a decade long relationship with Colliers International and its predecessor companies.
Andrew Ward and David Choate have been the exclusive leasing agents for the Kearsarge House and we are pleased to report that the building is 100% leased, to first quality tenants.
We look forward to working with them into the future as leases turn over, and have them continue to represent our interests in a dedicated and professional manner.”

Roger K Tackeff,  Chairman
Renaissance Properties, Inc

“If you are looking for commercial space in the Seacoast that is perfect for your business, Andy Ward at Colliers will really work to help you find the perfect location. 
We are chiropractors and moved from Seattle to Portsmouth. Andy worked with us while we commuted and even when we were on vacation abroad.  When we looked at spaces, he was focused and asked the right questions.
He found us the perfect space and really went above and beyond. Even now, a year later, Andy continues to check in.
We highly recommend Andy to any business owner looking for new space.” 

Mychal Beebe, DC, DCCJP &  Tyler Evans, DC, DCCJP
Arete Chiropractic

"We engaged Colliers International to search for office space in Portsmouth, NH and Andrew Ward took the assignment. Andy listened closely to our requirements, took growth into account and arranged several options for us to visit. Once the property of choice was selected, his advice as a Tenant agent was invaluable.

Andy Ward is a knowledgeable and courteous professional, one that we could easily recommend to anyone looking for commercial property in the Seacoast area!”

Paula Marchio, Director, N.A. Sales
Allied Telesis

"We chose Andrew Ward of Colliers International to market and sell our commercial property on Lafayette Road In North Hampton, NH.  While the location on Route 1 was excellent, the former owner had neglected to keep up with maintenance creating a more challenging sale. 

Once the property was evaluated with a list of comparable properties established, a value was set and Andrew put together an excellent marketing package.  He had a very appropriate, highly visible sign installed.  The recommendations he made in reference to positioning the property were totally appropriate.  He proactively marketed the property, directly outreaching prospects and kept us informed of all activity. 

Throughout the entire timeframe, we felt we were in very capable hands.  He successfully coordinated the necessary inspections keeping track of key dates and kept the process rolling.

Andrew developed a high activity level and created a multiple offer situation.  This yielded the highest possible price with terms that met our needs.

We highly recommend Andrew to anyone searching for a commercial realtor to sell property.  He works in a very professional manner and has a wonderful personality to go with that."

Janet N. Carlson & William E. Carlson, Owners

          

Services

Skills
Land Marketing, Land Sales, Development Consulting
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Types
Land, Office, Industrial
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