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Atlanta, GA 30326
Kirk Buttle is a Senior Vice President of CBRE Atlanta’s Retail Services. With more than 40 years of retail brokerage experience, covering Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast. Mr. Buttle has been involved in nearly every facet of the industry, from small shop leasing, tenant representation, large and small land sales to investment sales and development.
As a CCIM, Mr. Buttle has participated in the sale of multiple investment properties and brokered several land transactions for drug stores, grocery stores, out parcels, automobile dealerships and investments. He’s completed work for major retailers, including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Kroger, Publix and Target. He has also represented several financial institutions with the selection and disposition of over 200 bank branches throughout North Georgia and Atlanta. Additionally, Mr. Buttle has assisted several major retailers with multiple dispositions and acquisitions for ALDI, The Shane Company, Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, Burger King, On the Border, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, Zaxby’s, Concentra, Micro Center, Comcast, Speedway, Goodyear and many others.
Before joining CBRE in 2007, Mr. Buttle was a Senior Vice President at Trammell Crow Company (1999 – 2007), Vice President at Cushman and Wakefield (1993-1999). A graduate of Ricks College, (known today as Brigham Young University – Idaho), he is certified by CCIM and is a member of the Atlanta Board of Commercial Realtors. Throughout his career, Mr. Buttle has been heavily involved with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) as a volunteer and a three-year volunteer assignment as the Georgia State Director.
Mr. Buttle’s hobbies include scuba diving, cross training, cycling, woodworking and swimming. He teaches Ethics for the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and was name Realtor of the year in 2013. Married for 41 years, Mr. Buttle and his wife Kelly have four children and twelve grandchildren.
- Ricks College (now Brigham Young University – Idaho)
Pro Affiliations / Accreditations
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
- Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Member and Chairman of the Professional Standards Committee.
- International Council of Shopping Centers, Former Georgia State Director
- 2013-2015 – Board of Directors – Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
- 2015 to Current – Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Chairman of Professional Standards Committee
- 2012 - Skip Beebe Award - CBRE
- 2013 – Named “Realtor of the Year” by the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
- The Shane Company
- Ryan’s Family Steakhouse
- Burger King
- Papa John’s
- Pizza Hut
- Micro Center
Specializing in Retail Commercial Real Estate Services throughout the Southeast.
Our partnership approach to business proves beneficial to our clients. As your trusted advisor, we will gain an understanding of your objectives and then craft a plan to steward you toward achieving them. As advisors, facilitators, and negotiators, we always look out for our client's best interest.
More than any other business, retailers recognize the power of real estate in building their brand, and partnering with CBRE Atlanta helps them realize the full potential of their real estate assets. We never think about real estate in isolation; we have an in-depth understanding of the retail business. We seek to familiarize ourselves with our clients—ensuring that their real estate strategy is completely aligned with their business objectives.
We invest time into listening and understanding your business, enabling us to find the creative solutions to your needs. Our professionals look beyond short-term transactions to long-term relationships, always putting the client’s interest first.
The services we offer are as diverse as our clients:
- Identifying key opportunities
- Trade area trends
- Customer and demographic profiles
- Store placement strategy
- Tenant mix synergy
- Competitive analysis and deal validation
Leasing & Management
Retail property owners need and deserve a personalized approach delivered by professionals who partner with them to help leverage the capital they have invested. Our goal is to maximize value, whether it’s a single market asset or a multi-market portfolio.
CBRE’s Retailer Representation provides retailers with the specialized dedication of a core group of like-minded professionals who are capable of handling the unique needs of a retailer’s real estate. This translates into seamless, consistent service delivery, market-to-market, for our clients. Our professionals have expertise in all facets of retail real estate, including operations, finance, marketing, management and technology. Depending on the need, we can augment any existing real estate department or offer a totally outsourced solution.
The focus of Investment Sales is to optimize the value of our clients' retail assets by implementing strategies that leverage our unparalleled market network. Serving as advisors, consultants and intermediaries to institutional and private clients alike, our professionals specialize in the acquisition and disposition of retail investment assets on a regional, national and international level.
Debt & Equity Financing
The CBRE Capital Markets—Debt & Equity Finance Group Atlanta is a veteran production team that provides financial lending expertise and specialization across all property types and capital structures including retail. Our staff includes eight highly experienced real estate finance professionals, five dedicated production analysts and three servicing professionals.
Our team views each financing assignment as an opportunity to serve as a trusted capital advisor and to maximize the value of our client’s real estate investments. We excel in structuring capital solutions and in developing and implementing custom applications that meet our client’s strategic goals and objectives.
Valuation & Advisory
The Valuation and Advisory retail team provides investment and commercial banks, corporations, pension funds, investors, property owners, REITs and government agencies with single-asset, multi-market and multi-property valuations. In addition to their superior local market knowledge, they also have access to leading global data providers such as Torto Wheaton Research, CoStar, REIS, RCA, LexisNexis, Moody’s and Marshall & Swift.
In addition to valuation and appraisal reports, the VAS team includes Cost Segregation professionals who are adapt at performing non-intrusive, highly-detailed, engineering-based studies of retail properties in order to identify specific components that qualify for accelerated tax depreciation over five, seven and 15 years rather than the traditional 39 years for commercial property.
CBRE offers skilled project management services. Our team has the experience, personnel and understanding of the coordination and expertise necessary to deliver tenant build-out projects in a professional, cost effective and timely fashion.
The Loan Valuation Group provides clients with highly supported loan value estimates by blending the regional real estate expertise of over 400 valuation professionals in our 60 offices nationwide with extensive the financial accounting knowledge of the CBRE Financial & Tax Reporting Services Group, and the debt market insight of the CBRE Capital Markets and Loan Sale Advisory Groups.