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222 2nd Avenue S.,
Suite 1800 ,
Nashville, TN, 37201

Austin Benedict is a First Vice President within CBRE’s Nashville Retail Services Group where his primary focus is the pre-leasing and ongoing representation of premier retail developments within Nashville’s urban districts and surrounding areas. He also represents a number of local, regional, and national restaurants and retailers in site selection assignments.

With significant experience representing properties located in Nashville’s Downtown Core, Gulch, Midtown and Germantown districts, Austin has been engaged by Owner/Developers on over two dozen assignments in these areas alone since 2010. His resume includes leasing street retail located within mixed-use developments of virtually every conceivable variety: retail located within multi-family high-rises, office developments, hotels, parking structures, multi-level and even subterranean retail.

Austin coordinates all facets of the leasing process from providing schematic design feedback and forecasting lease economics to conceiving and then implementing the property’s marketing strategy through tenant prospecting and transaction negotiations. With an academic background in construction management, he is particularly valuable in overcoming the complexities which frequently arise in dense, mixed-use urban developments.

Born and raised in Middle Tennessee, Austin has been active in the brokerage community since 2007. Away from work, Austin spends time with his wife, Holly, and their newborn boy, George. Austin is also an avid woodworker.