William R. (Bill) Carothers has been actively engaged in the retail real estate arena representing retailers and property throughout Ohio for over 35 years. His area of expertise include:
- Retail Sales & Leasing
- Tenant Representation
- Build-to-Suit Projects
- Property Valuation
- Site Acquisition
In March 1999, Bill joined Kelly & Visconsi Associates (KVA) as a partner, and in February 2016, KVA was acquired by Hanna Commercial. Prior to KVA, Bill had been with Ostendorf-Morris (OM), now also a part of Hanna Commercial. Prior to OM, Bill was Vice President of a smaller commercial brokerage company focused on retail in the Ohio marketplace.
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
ChainLinks Retail Advisors
As a tenant representative, Bill's clients have included the Sherwin-Williams Company; Aspen Dental, with thirty five (35) completed deals in Ohio to date; Cell Phone Repair (CPR); the Tile Shop; and LifeTime Fitness. Bill worked on a multi-year case study for LifeTime Fitness assessing their needs and requirements, the challenges of identifying a suitable 12-14 acre regional site that they could purchase, and then delivering results. In 2010, Lifetime opened their Cleveland area state-of-the-art health club at Chagrin Highlands in Beachwood.
Arizona State University
University of Denver
Case Western Reserve University, non-credit construction/architecture course work
Completed Ohio Sales and Broker's (non-active) licenses