About Us

Louisiana Commercial Realty: Commercial Real Estate Experts

Louisiana Commercial Realty provides a higher level of service to buyers and sellers of New Orleans commercial real estate. Our president, Robert Hand, is highly qualified as an expert in commercial real estate, with these qualifications:
  • An MBA degree.
  • The highest commercial designations: CCIM and SIOR.
  • Appraisal industry experience.
Our dedication to the top designations of CCIM and SIOR means we can discuss the most complex issues to institutional buyers of commercial real estate but can also address the emotional needs of individual buyers. We are better communicators, better negotiators , and bring high ethical standards to everything we do. We simply working harder for clients. What this means to you is that you can relax and be happy while we do all the work.

We are known for using the latest technology to help buyers and sellers solve their real estate problems, and clients benefit from our expertise in using the latest satellite mapping, knowledge of zoning, and investment analysis. We bring a high level of ethical conduct to the industry, with great attention to detail and professionalism, and is known for acquisition and disposition of large complex commercial properties.

Recently our firm completed two of the largest transactions in New Orleans: one was a complex 600 acre land development taken over by a bank and fraught with problems, but we successfully found a buyer. When that buyer was not able to obtain financing, we found another buyer who closed within a few months. Another complex transaction was a 131,000sf building on Canal Street which we successfully marketed and delivered a buyer within just a few months, even though the building was vacant and only a shell and had no access to the top 3 floors. Our firm recently completed the largest industrial sale in New Orleans. See “Past Transactions” for details.

We understand hard work. Our president paid his way through college by selling Webster’s Dictionaries door-to-door, earned a B.S. in Marketing from Mississippi State University, awards from Dale Carnegie, Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, and Paine Webber and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Loyola University while working full time. Our firm has authored several articles in national publications of SIOR, CCIM and Chief Financial Officer. We are also deeply involved in the community:

  • Member National Association of Realtors.
  • Member International Council of Shopping Centers.
  • Member Commercial Investment Division, New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors.
  • Past President, International Association of Financial Planners.
  • Past President, New Orleans MSU Alumni Association.
  • Founder, Upper Hurstville Association.
  • Past industry panel member for the NASD Board of Arbitrators.

Louisiana Commercial Realty

Commercial Real Estate Experts
Robert Hand, MBA, CCIM, SIOR
Licensed in Louisiana & Mississippi
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