NICK BARELA

CEO - Republic- CRE, Nick Barela

Favorite quote:  John 3:3, "Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."


Contact Info

Contact Info

Nick Barela
President, Principal

Direct:  (513) 549-5440

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

Real Estate Specialty

Real Estate Specialty

Office, Medical, & Land Transactions
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.
MAJOR TRANSACTIONS

MAJOR TRANSACTIONS

  • Represented Landrum & Brown in the relocation of their headquarter office to 24,117 SF at 4445 Lake Forest Drive in Blue Ash, Ohio.
  • Represented West Side Pediatrics in the relocation of their physician office to 3,640 SF at 7074 Harrison Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Represented CityGate Church in the disposition of their 20,470 SF former worship center at 1125 Towne Street in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Represented 5900 West Chester Road in the lease of 11,056 SF of office space to Positive Leaps in West Chester, Ohio.
  • Represented 1100 Sycamore Street in the leasing of 64,000 SF+ of creative office space in Over-the-Rhine, Ohio
  • Represented 203 Garver Road in the lease of 204,000 SF of bulk distribution and office space in Monroe, Ohio.

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).  Luke 2:52 reads, "And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man."

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.
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.

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Passionate about organically raising chickens, geese, ducks, turkeys, bees, and goats.

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.
CLIENTS SERVED

CLIENTS SERVED