SANTA ANA, CA – January 12, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Grubb & Ellis Company (NYSE: GBE), a leading real estate services and investment firm, today announced that Red Mountain Retail Group Inc., one of the most active developers and redevelopers of retail real estate throughout the Southwest, has selected the company to provide comprehensive property management and accounting services for its 4.8-million-square-foot portfolio.
“Grubb & Ellis is very pleased to have been selected as Red Mountain Retail Group’s property management partner,” said Dylan Taylor, president of Global Client Services. “This is a significant assignment, and we look forward to working with Red Mountain to offer their tenants the best retail environment in the industry.”
Founded in 1999, Red Mountain is headquartered in Santa Ana. The company’s portfolio is comprised of an assortment of big box and neighborhood retail centers as well as mixed-use assets, which are primarily located in California and Arizona. The portfolio also includes 11 properties spread across Utah, Montana, New Mexico, Tennessee, Kansas and Wisconsin.
The Grubb & Ellis property management team for the Red Mountain Retail Group portfolio is led by Hans Mumper, senior vice president and director of management services, based in the company’s downtown Los Angeles office.
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