Matt Bear, a commercial real estate veteran with nearly three decades of investment services experience, has launched Bear Real Estate Advisors LLC, a boutique real estate investment services firm that will provide a combination of brokerage and advisory services.
The firm focuses on IRS Section 1031 exchange buyer representation, national single-tenant investment sales and acquisitions, net lease investments, joint venture advisory, capital structure advisory, build-to-suit developments, debt/equity, specialized search, and family office/professional investor buy-side representation.
“Bear Real Estate Advisors focuses on developing relationship-based transactions which ultimately translate to providing the greatest value to our clients,” said Matt Bear, founder and chief executive officer. “Our long-term relationships throughout the commercial real estate industry, coupled with our comprehensive brokerage strategy, allows us to connect our clients to the right people using the right approach, which results in the greatest benefit.”
Bear has 28 years of industry experience, and prior to founding Bear Real Estate Advisors, he was vice president with CBRE and principal with Avison Young.
In 2001, he was one of the two founding partners of Venture Development Group, which specialized in the development of single tenant buildings, neighborhood, and power center projects. The firm acquired, developed, and/or disposed of 20 properties totaling $55 million.
While at Venture, he led a team of 18 professionals across three regional offices that encompassed development, finance, property management and legal management. Bear was directly responsible for the development and execution of the firm’s investment/development strategies while leading all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions and leasing of commercial real estate assets.
Bear earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, from which he earned the senior certified leasing specialist certification.
Bear Real Estate Advisors is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.