Keystone Real Estate Advisors, Inc. was started with the goal of providing comprehensive real estate services to retail tenants, property owners, investors, HNWI's and developers throughout California and the Western US.
Our background includes extensive experience working as a Real Estate Manager/Director/VP for Starbucks, Rite Aid, Chase Bank, Sprint, Firestone and others. We are experienced retail developers having built over 30 retail projects around the country. We are experienced brokers completing hundreds of leasing and investment transactions.
Our broad range of experience and full-service approach sets us apart from traditional advisory companies. We are committed to delivering effective personalized service to all of our clients; big and small.
OVER THE PAST 20+ YEARS WE HAVE HELPED OPEN OVER 250 NEW RETAIL LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE WESTERN US.
With a unique combination of brokerage, entitlements, corporate tenant representation, investments, CRE technology systems and ground-up development experience, the partners of KREA bring a comprehensive perspective when helping our clients realize their real estate objectives.
Jeff Halbert, Founder & Managing Principal
CA Real Estate Lic #01176469
Jeff works on tenant relationships, site selection, negotiations and business operations. Jeff has worked with dozens of tenants opening over 200 new locations in the Western US.
Jeff also owns and operates Blackpoint Properties, a retail development company.
Clement Balser, Vice President of Development
CA Real Estate Lic #02025690
Clement works with tenants on budgeting, site evaluations, entitlements, permitting, design, TI build outs and turnovers. Clement has worked on dozens of new retail store developments across the country.
Brian Nash, Vice President of Leasing
CA Real Estate Lic #01903272
Brian works with tenants on market strategy, site selection, leasing, acquistions and dispositions. Brian worked previously with Lockehouse Retail Group and Terranomics. He has worked with a number of retail clients including 7-Eleven, McDonald's, 99 Cents, Little Ceasars, Krispy Kreme, Curry Up Now, Killer Shrimp and others.
Anthony Parks, Director of Operations / Senior Project Manager
Anthony works with our tenants on site selection and turnover implementation to assure quick and smooth openings. Anthony brings more than 20 years of multi-unit retail & restaurant operational business management experience to Keystone. Anthony has worked with Starbucks, Pier Restaurants (Pier 39), Hi-Tech Burrito and others.
Irina Harvey, Executive Asst / Marketing Director
Irina works with the Principals on scheduling, budgeting and marketing. Irina has over 2o years of administration experience and is the glue that keeps our company organized and on-track.