For Release: December 18, 2019
Nashville, TN – Two respected Nashville-area commercial real estate firms have announced a strategic merger in which the full staff of both firms will remain intact. NAI Nashville and The Stanton Group, Inc. (SGI), will join forces as NAI Nashville/Stanton Group. This strategic merger will combine the forces of the firms which offer complementary services.
"The NAI Nashville/Stanton Group merger allows both firms to strengthen and expand our services in the middle Tennessee real estate market. With our shared resources and access to the global network that NAI provides, this is a major growth opportunity for both firms. We are especially excited that our teams will remain intact, and we look forward to serving our current and future clients for many more years to come," said Debra Viol, founder of The Stanton Group. "The beauty of this merger is that we remain locally owned while having the platform and network to continue to do business the way it works best for our clients."
"We are excited to have our teams and services join forces," said Devin McClendon, president, NAI Nashville. "Both firms have long-standing and established local relationships. Because of our diversified services, we will be able to complement each other and better serve current and new clients in the booming Middle Tennessee market."
President, The Stanton Group, Inc.
President, NAI Nashville
For 33 years, The Stanton Group has been a local, full-service real estate firm offering services such as asset and property management, brokerage, leasing, accounting, and maintenance solutions. Since its inception, SGI has grown to manage more than 1.2 million square feet of property which includes single and multi-tenant office buildings, medical offices, flex/warehouse, retail center and office park and commercial owners associations. SGI has participated in the sales of office, medical, warehouse and retail properties. Debra Viol, a Certified Property Manager, has been recognized as a CoStar Power Broker™ Top Broker in the Nashville Commercial Real Estate Market and SGI recognized as a Top Firm by CoStar Group, Inc. Recently, Debra received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
"Our commitment will always be to do the right thing for our clients and employees," added Viol. "The fact that no one loses their job is paramount to the continuity we will provide our property owners. Nothing changes but the logo and we now have a large firm of brokers to create more leasing activity for our landlords."
NAI Nashville is a full service commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm and a member of NAI Global, which continues to rank as one of the largest full service commercial real estate platforms in the country. Clients range from local entrepreneurs to global institutional investors.
NAI Nashville brokers are equipped with comprehensive resources including extensive research, marketing materials, and computer technologies, while at the same time, maintain the flexibility that local ownership provides. NAI Global is the premier network of independent commercial real estate firms and one of the largest commercial real estate service providers worldwide. NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm. NAI Global offices are leaders in their local markets and work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, with over 6,000 local market professionals, managing in excess of over 1.150 billion square feet of property. Annually, NAI Global completes in excess of $20 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the world.
The merger is expected to be complete at the end of the year as SGI's staff relocates this month to the NAI office located at 7105 Town Center Way, 3rd Floor, Brentwood.
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