Scope of Service Experience
Bruce R. Isaac, SIOR, CCIM, Isaac received his real estate license in 1984 and is a specialist in the leasing, sales and investment of retail, office and industrial properties throughout Kentucky. He assists various local, regional and national companies in locating and developing real estate to meet their needs.
Background & Experience
Isaac represented Walmart / Sam’s Club and Walmart Neighborhood Markets in over $110M of retail land acquisitions in KY/IN, which represents over $1 Billion in development projects. Isaac sold a 1,000,000 SF industrial facility, one of the largest industrial buildings in Kentucky. Isaac was appointed the court ordered receiver for one of the largest office buildings in downtown Lexington, Chase Tower, a 240,000 SF, 15-story office building. NAI Isaac was also awarded the leasing and management on Chase Tower and worked closely with Special Servicer, Torchlight Investors out of New York, in completing two of the largest office leases in Lexington totaling over 71,000 SF and $11.1M in value. Isaac also provided the leasing and management for GE Capital on two mixed-use centers in Lexington totaling over 400,000 SF. GE Capital sold the assets to Blackstone which also retained Isaac to lease and manage the centers. Isaac then sold the centers to local investors for $18M.
As a graduate of the University of Kentucky, Isaac received an Associate Degree in Applied Science as a crown and bridge dental technician. He achieved the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), the prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designations. The CCIM designation is earned upon completion of 240 hours of graduate-level curriculum and represents the finest education available in real estate. CCIM’s are recognized experts in commercial real estate brokerage, leasing, asset management, valuation and investment analysis, making it one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry. The CCIM is a global community with 13,000 members, 50 chapters and 30 countries. Isaac was also elected to the Kentucky CCIM Chapter Board of Directors in 2010- 2017.
Professional Associations & Designations
Isaac is proud to have been the first SIOR in Lexington, KY. Only two percent of all commercial brokers have met the rigorous standards required to earn the SIOR designation. Real estate professionals who hold the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, lenders and other real estate professionals as the most experienced and capable practitioners in any market. Isaac holds a rare double SIOR designation in both Office and Industrial properties. In January 2018 Isaac was inducted into the Midwest Real Estate News Magazine’s Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame class of 2017. In 2009, Isaac was inducted into NAI Global’s Elite Top Producer Hall of Fame, a group comprised of the organizations’ top producers based on being an Elite Top Producer for five consecutive years. Isaac was named to NAI Global’s Gold/Elite Club for over ten years for successfully completing over $1,000,000 in transactions annually with NAI brokers worldwide. Isaac is an affiliate member of the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors, Kentucky Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Kentucky Industrial Development Council, Kentucky CCIM Chapter, National CCIM Chapter, Kentucky/Indiana SIOR chapter, the International Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, the International Council of Shopping Centers and NAI’s Industrial, Retail and Investment Councils.