Neises, Brockhouse Help Local Body Shop with Hail Damage Influx

Following a hailstorm, a local Sioux Falls auto body repair company, Marv’s Body Shop, had more vehicles to service than space to service them. With forty-five vehicles sustaining hail damage and extra staff on their way from Kansas to handle the increase in work, Marv’s Body Shop called Bender Commercial Real Estate Services’ Bradyn Neises and Doug Brockhouse, SIOR to find a solution. “With such an increase in work to do virtually overnight it was really important to find them a space near their current location that was also flexible enough to handle a short-term lease,” said Neises. They found that space at 300 North Lewis Avenue, a flex space just blocks from their current location with two overhead doors [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Industrial|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Kuipers Helps Sell Stop Light Lounge After 42 Years in Business

After forty-two years of serving ice cold beer and pub fare, the Stop Light Lounge property has a new owner: the city of Sioux Falls and the South Dakota Department of Transportation. Located on the southwest corner of the 10th Street and Interstate 229 interchange, the highly visible bar closed its doors for the last time on July 31. The Stop Light Lounge building sits vacant waiting for redevelopment. “The city and DOT have been interested in the 10th Street and Interstate 229 interchange location for nearly a year,” said Bender Commercial Real Estate Services’ Reggie Kuipers. Kuipers represented brothers, Butch and Wally Frerichs, in the $438,000 sale. Currently, there are no immediate plans or timelines for the [...]

By | August 31st, 2018|Categories: Redeveloment|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Teunissen Helps Equipment Company Double Square Footage

The highly visible former Kmart property now has a new owner: Stan Houston Equipment Co. After Kmart closed in the spring of 2017 the building was without a user until the company decided to sell its former locations earlier this year. Seeing the opportunity, Bender Commercial Real Estate Services’ Gerald Teunissen worked with Stan Houston to make the move a reality. Stan Houston Equipment's main entrance at their current location “The two reasons this really benefits Stan Houston Equipment is the 75,000 square foot facility will more than double their existing space and the 12th Street location is more visible than their current location a few blocks away,” said Teunissen. Their current location is a few blocks west [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Categories: Industrial, Retail|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Farm Bureau Financial Services Lands in Southeast Sioux Falls

When Farm Bureau Financial Services was looking for a new space to office out of in Sioux Falls, they called the Sioux Falls office market expert, Andi Anderson, SIOR. “They knew what they were looking for in a property, so I lined up a number of properties to tour that matched their criteria,” said Anderson. Of the twelve properties they saw, Farm Bureau Financial Services landed in a 3,199 sq. ft. property near the 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue intersection in southeast Sioux Falls. The property checked the boxes they were looking for including multiple private offices, available monument and building signage, and a conference room. Anderson concluded, “This is a great example of the variety of office properties available [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Office|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“Keep Austin Weird” – Fagnan Reflects on SIOR Spring World Conference

From mega-trends of the 21st century to developing “cultures of excellence,” Bender Commercial Real Estate’s Rob Fagnan came away from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) spring world conference with information, connections, and perspective. “Attending major conferences like this is an opportunity to learn from world class talent and compare notes with my peers across the country,” said Fagnan. “Ultimately it’s to find the nuggets of information that will make the difference for the clients I advise here in South Dakota.” Below are Fagnan’s thoughts on three of the sessions he attended and how he sees them impacting South Dakota. Mega-Trends of the 21st Century The conference kicked off its opening general session with geo-strategist Parag Khanna of [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bender Brokers Serve as South Dakota Experts for Global Firm

When a global commercial real estate firm was looking for South Dakota expertise, they hired Bender Commercial. Representatives from the firm were looking to sell a research and development facility formerly occupied by Novozymes, a biological solution company. The global CRE firm hired Bender Commercial’s Rob Fagnan, SIOR and Bradyn Neises to find the right user for the 66,000 sq. ft. building. “When we’re working with a company of that size we’re able to play whatever role they need us to,” said Fagnan. “In this situation, the national broker needed us to be the local experts and handle everything on the ground from showing the complex to potential users to marketing the property.” Fagnan and Neises connected with Watertown-based complimentary health [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Industrial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments