Jacobs Properties offers sales services for all types of commercial and investment properties. Our goal is to contact as many potential buyers or users looking for the type of property offered. This is achieved through our full service marketing plan which consist of the following:

1. Do a market analysis of the site to come up with the fair market value of the property by looking at comparable properties and analyzing income and expenses to cap the net operating income at a fair market rate. On vacant structures, we will come up with the fair rate based on land value and replacement cost of the building.

2. Place an attractive sign on the property advertising the property for sale.

3. Assemble marketing materials for each site consisting of brochures, site plans, maps, fact sheet, etc., detailing major components of each property including financial pro-forma outlining income and expenses for investment properties.

4. Put together a list of the most logical users or buyers for the site contacting all by phone and follow-up with direct mail.

5. Contact all area brokers informing them of the available property through e-mail and direct mail. A monthly mailer goes to all area brokers listing all properties available. Also, information is faxed to brokers on a continuous basis.

6. Contacting all national and regional contacts from our extensive list on file developed over our many years in real estate.

7. Consulting with potential buyers on potential development and deferred maintenance cost to aid in their decision process.

8. Putting together and negotiation of sales contract by and between seller and proposed purchaser.

9. Provide our clients with a monthly activity report.

In summary, your property will receive the maximum amount of coverage on a local, regional and national basis. Our direct mail and hard cold-calling campaign proves successful and allows us to expedite a sale in the shortest amount of time.

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Jacobs Properties offers leasing services for retail, office and industrial properties. As with sales, our goal is to contact as many potential prospects as possible. Our basic leasing plan consist of the following:

1. Do a market analysis of each site identifying the demand and competition in a one, three, and five mile radius. Compare similar properties and identify the advantages and disadvantage to come up with a fair market rate.

2. Install an attractive sign(s) on the most visible site of the property advertising space available within the location.

3. Put together a marketing package consisting of a brochure, map, fact sheet and plot plan showing the existing tenants and available spaces.

4. Send direct mail and make cold calls to all local, regional and national users looking for spaces in the size range of the vacant spaces. Our firm has a complete mailing list of local, regional and national contacts looking for space in Kansas City.

5. Continuously send e-mails, faxes, and basic marketing packages in addition to our presence on the Internet, to all area brokers, keeping them informed of the available spaces and to promote their participation in marketing each property.

6. Assist in space design and identify cost pursuant to the potential tenants needs to aid them in making an informative decision.

7. Assist in negotiation and preparation of lease documents making sure our clients are fully satisfied with the deal being proposed or offered.

8. Farming our data base of lease expirations and trying to match these businesses with our properties or locations suitable to their use.

9. Provide our clients with a monthly activity report.

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Jacobs Properties actively manages in-house and third party properties for all types of commercial properties. Our goal is to give each property the direct attention needed in keeping the property up-to-date and in its best condition to maximizes cash flow and tenant relations. Additionally, each manager tours the properties on a daily basis check listing any component which needs attention and addressing any tenant needs.

Also, our managers continuously work to keep the Common Area Maintenance charges to a minimum, appeal property taxes when necessary and keep insurance competitive by bidding it every year.

Our firm uses software from "MRI", Management Reports, Inc., an international software company providing a top-of-the-line management program providing the most detailed and complete operational reports. These reports can be tailor made to give each investor the type of report that meets your specific needs and can be printed in our state-of-the-art format.

Our management capabilities along with our leasing program enable the properties to have a low vacancy and remain ahead of the competition.

Should you wish to receive a sample report or have more information in regards to our management capabilities or fees, please contact our office at 816-523-6696 and ask for Judy Kolkmeier or Jeff Jacobs.

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Jacobs properties has successfully developed many major commercial projects through the Kansas City market. Some of these projects include the following:

1.) Raytown Plaza Shopping Center & Office Building

63rd & Blue Ridge Boulevard

Raytown, MO.

2.) 103 Square Shops and Offices

400-600 West 103rd Street, (I-435 & Wornall Road)

Kansas City, MO

3.) Gladstone Square Shops and Apartment Complex

68th & North Oak Trafficway

Gladstone, MO

4.) Brookside Plaza Shops & Offices

6314-15 Brookside Plaza

Kansas City, MO

5.) Antioch 75 Shops & Offices

SWC 75th & Antioch Road

Overland Park, KS

6.) 78 Conser Office Park

78th & Conser

Overland Park, KS

7.) Lenexa Plaza Shops & Offices

77th & Quivira Road

Lenexa, KS.

8.) Moonlight Plaza Shopping Center

Highway 56 & Moonlight Road

Gardner, KS

9.) Moonlight Office Warehouse Complex

812-823 East Lincoln Lane

Gardner, KS

Also, Jacobs has successfully updated and rehabbed two shopping center recently, Antioch 75 Shopping Center and 103 Square Shopping Center. We would be happy to offer our services in this department to investors or property owners looking to update their properties on a fee basis.

Additionally, Jacobs Properties has done numerous single and multi family residential development throughout the area. Jacobs has also bought and sold many speculative land development sites throughout the country. In developing these sites, Jacobs has served as their own general contractor and produced enormous savings making each project more profitable.

Jacobs is also looking for development opportunities either as a fee developer or to participate with an individual or group looking to take advantage of our development expertise. Also, we have interest to do build-to-suit projects for national credit tenants. For more information call Jeff Jacobs at 816-523-6696.  

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Jacobs Properties is actively seeking investment opportunities for income producing properties or speculative land in major growth areas both for in-house and third party clients. We have a large list of potential investors with a wide variety of investment needs. Many of our investors have recently sold assets and are looking for 1031 tax-free exchange properties to identify. We have developed an extensive list of individual, partnerships, and corporate investors currently looking for investment properties in Kansas City.

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Tenant Representation

Jacobs Properties has successfully served as tenant representatives for many local, regional and national retail chains looking for sites throughout the greater Kansas City markets and surrounding area. Some of the most recent companies we have worked with to secure locations are as follows:

1.Metromedia Steakhouses L.P. (Ponderosa, Steak N' Ale, & Bennigans)
2. AutoZone
3. Casey General Stores, Inc.
4. Burger King
5. Simply Fashions.
6. Telephone Warehouse
7. Payless ShoeSource
8. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
9. Taste of China Restaurant Chain

Our services to tenants include:

1. Locating all suitable sites in a given area and comparing price, lease rates and demographics to find the most advantageous location for the client.

2. Meeting with City officials, home owners associations, or any group which may be critical in the development approval process to aid our client.

3. Working within the local municipalities in regards to zoning, access, setbacks, storm water detention, building material requirements and etc., which may be required for users to locate on any given site and aid in their cost projections.

4. Locate all utilities to the site and location of the nearest hookup should utilities not be to the site property line and project cost thereof, if necessary.

5. Provide traffic counts for major streets surrounding the site.

6. Aid users in locating professional firms to bid engineering and environmental studies for the site.

7. Provide construction management services should it be required by the client.

Our goal is to provide a complete real estate service to our clients. We realize that many national firms handle many of these services in-house but feel our services will aid our clients in making the utmost informative decisions.Additionally, our firm has had a great deal of success quickly turning over excess properties that many national retailers and restaurants have relocated or vacated and can serve this need as well.

In summary, our firms overall expertise in each sub-market of the area will aid in locating the sites most suitable for your companies entry into the market, expansions or relocations. Also, Jacobs Properties will consider built-to-suit or sale/leaseback for all national credit tenants looking for investors for this type of project.

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