Lu Ann Henderson Recognized as a Top Performing Broker in Crexi’s Annual Platinum Broker Awards.
LOS ANGELES, CA, March 6, 2023 — Crexi, the commercial real estate (CRE) industry’s fastest-growing marketplace, data, and technology platform, today announced Lu Ann Henderson as a winner of its annual Platinum Broker Awards, an awards program recognize the highest performing brokers on Crexi’s platform.
To be recognized as a Platinum Broker, Crexi users must land in the top percentage of brokers using the platform. Lu Ann Henderson, among other winners, is being recognized for their exceptionally high engagement, high property search score, use and knowledge of Crexi’s marketing portal, deals closed on Crexi, as well as a healthy number of leads per listing, total listings, and total value. Brokers are recognized based on three focuses – sale, lease, and auction. Winners from the sale and lease categories span hospitality, industrial, land, multifamily, office, retail, restaurant, and special purpose sectors, while the auction category spotlights top performers overall.
“This program is our way of acknowledging our broker partners who continue to make an impact and find success across sales, lease, and auction functions,” stated Mike DeGiorgio, founder and CEO of Crexi. “We celebrate our brokers– today and every day. Their wins are our wins, and we all succeed together.”
This award program goes beyond property volume and total value sold, taking into account platform activity, search scores, leads, and more. The Platinum Broker Awards’ model levels the playing field, allowing all brokers, regardless of business size, to be recognized as a top performer. Platinum Broker, Lu Ann Henderson, among others, received a classical award and an exclusive badge on their Crexi profile recognizing them as a Platinum Broker and identifying them as a Crexi expert to clients and colleagues.
For more information about the Platinum Broker Awards or to take a look at the full list of winners, please visit: https://go.crexi.com/platinumbrokerawards-2023/.
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Lu Ann Henderson, BRE License #01912126, Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing at GQ North Real Estate and CEO at HendersonCRE.com. Lu Ann is a CCIM candidate and has received three CCIM certificates.
Lu Ann is an exclusive California listing agent, servicing the Sacramento, Bay Area, and Los Angeles markets. She comes with a wide range of local and international investors. 90% of her boutique sales and leasing transactions are dual agency because, besides a high closing portfolio, her strong suit is obtaining buyers and tenants. Lu Ann became a top producer in her company in 2016/2017/2018 and was named top producer by Costar/LoopNet for the second quarter of 2020.
As of March 2023, she was recognized as a Top Performing Broker in Crexi’s Annual Platinum Broker Awards. Responsible for 28 million in California sales, specializing in industrial, retail, office, multi-unit, land development, and specialty assets.
Lu Ann’s overall transaction volumes are in the top 5% of brokers.
As a boutique listing agent and selective on the number of listings she’ll take on to ensure personal attention and due diligence for each of her clients. She believes she has a proven strategy for a higher success rate of closings for all her clients. She’s nearing the 2021 year with 25 completed transactions with seven transactions of over $7,000,000.00 in commercial sales and eighteen in leasing transactions, most dual agency and leaving two more sales transactions currently in escrow and due to close in early 2022.
Lu Ann has been responsible for multiple millions in California, specializing in industrial, retail, office, land development, and specialty assets. She has become versatile in most sectors of business real estate. Lu Ann started her California commercial real estate career in 2013 as a two-year intern for an investor that holds commercial assets worldwide. Learning from some of the savviest private commercial investors, she now utilizes these strategies in all her transactions, which keeps her known for her top closing commercial real estate success rate.
Lu Ann played a vital role in the nine-month due diligence duties for purchasing 277 acres at Larry Bell Dairy Farm negotiated for $3.8 million in 2013. She was responsible for troubleshooting the entire AG-80, 277 acres, and the 12 residential properties located at 11318 Franklin Blvd, Elk Grove, CA. Lu Ann managed the back end of housing and development and commercial and agricultural purchases. She oversaw identifying properties through entitlements, including due diligence for creating plot maps, documenting, supervising EPA reports, water and environmental duties, mitigation, and protocol guidelines for special habitats.
First receiving her Nevada Real Estate License in 2005, Lu Ann started with the Blasco Development group and attended several commercial meetings on various development – transnational projects underway. Usually, the only female in the group exposed to a wealth of knowledge, she quickly learned that her passion was commercial real estate. Her first project was assisting the sellers in the sale transaction of the Spanish Palm Apartments, located at 5250 S. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas NV. 89118. The buyer utilized her assistance in selling the first two phases of a 376-unit Apartment sale transaction for $52.6 million. The buyers purchased the apartments for a condominium conversion.
In 2015, the City of Sacramento opened a map naming Industrial approved zoning for cultivation in the cannabis industry. Lu Ann was one of the first courageous commercial agents in the region to take on uncharted territory while actively attending city ordinance meetings obtaining all necessary rules and regulations into this new real estate arena for her clients. A true entrepreneur in all commercial real estate aspects of the business.
Lu Ann uses various digital marketing platforms and traditional media to generate global exposure to potential buyers and tenants to benefit from her commercial listings, utilizing Costar/LoopNet, Crexi, and her database. In 2020, during the COVID pandemic shut down, she realized there was still considerable demand for commercial space. Once again, her entrepreneur mindset has led her to create a new YouTube Channel, HendersonCRE.com, which further expands her digital marketing and property display globally. Surprisingly, she became busy via virtual walkthroughs! She is a big believer in various marketing platforms as it draws a diverse set of people, situations and affords global reach for buyers and potential tenants.
In January 2021, Lu Ann was approached by a Los Angeles business brokerage firm looking to collaborate with her. Known for her skilled nature, integrity, and professionalism, she has now collaborated with a reputable team offering a complete evaluation of your business, which includes Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Valuation, Opinion of Value Report, Pre-Sale Consultation, and Exit Strategy.