NICK BARELA

CEO - Republic- CRE, Nick Barela
Contact Info

Contact Info

Nick Barela
President, Principal

Direct:  (513) 549-5440

Cell:  (513) 460-1409
nick.barela@republic-cre.com

Education

Education

Colorado State University, 1997

Liberty University, B.S., 2002

Nick received the "Most Outstanding Graduate" award in 2002 for athletic and academic leadership. Nick served as captain of his football team during his senior year at Liberty University and was awarded the Luke 2:52 Award (the top honor for a Liberty University football player).

While at Colorado State University, he helped his team win the Holiday Bowl and Western Athletic Conference Championship. Nick was elected President of the Financial Management Association of Liberty University.

While involved with the Varsity Internship Program (a sales and business management program), Nick earned the "Rookie of the Year" award for top sales.
Real Estate Specialty

Real Estate Specialty

Office & Medical Transactions
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Served as a head coach for the Lakota Stallions 3rd Grade White Team.

Served as a youth director for New Life Chapel in West Chester, Ohio.
MAJOR TRANSACTIONS

MAJOR TRANSACTIONS

In the past six (6) years Nick completed approximately 450 transactions encompassing over 3 million square feet valued at $200 Million. Some recent transactions include:


  • Represented Scherzinger Pest Control in the acquisition of a 29,000 SF office warehouse building located at 10557 Medallion Drive in Evendale, Ohio.
  • Represented Hertz Investment Group in the lease of 5,200 SF to the National Infectious Disease (Veterans Administration) at the Textile Building located at205 West Fourth Street in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Represented Towne Properties in the lease of 8,800 SF at Harpers' Point in Mason, Ohio to Student Loan Strategies.
  • Represented TriHealth SeniorLink in the renewal and expansion of its 32,000 SF facility located at 4750 Wesley Avenue in Norwood, Ohio.
  • Represented Lenaland LLC in the sale of its 12,000 SF office building toFigure Weight Loss located at 157 Barnwood Drive in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

CAREER HISTORY

CAREER HISTORY

After graduating from Liberty University as the "Most Outstanding Graduate of 2002", Nick moved to Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife Karla. During his first year in Cincinnati he was employed by PNC Bank in their Small Business Banking/Commercial Lending Group.

While at PNC, he performed financial analysis of business operations to insure they were sufficiently capitalized and specialized in the financing of owner-occupied commercial real estate.

At PNC he developed a prospecting call and contact strategy that quickly enabled him to lead the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana region in sales and bank revenue.

After ten years with a major real estate brokerage firm, Nick decided to start a boutique commercial real estate company focused on who he likes to work with best; local owners, sellers, entrepreneurs, and companies.  Republic Commercial Real Estate is focus on the local market and enjoys working with locally vested organizations and owners.

INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENTS

INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENTS

In 2010 Nick finished in the top ten among his regional peers in Cassidy Turley's production recognition. In 2009, 2008 and 2007, Nick was honored as one of CTMT's Top Four Producers. In 2006 Nick was recognized as the "Rising Star" among his peers across the country. He was also given the "Most Improved Broker" award in 2005 and the "Ironman" award in 2010.
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