NAI Horizon**
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Phoenix, AZ United States 85018
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Richard Foss
Senior Vice President

Specialties: Industrial

Scope of Service Experience
Rick Foss, a Senior Vice President at NAI Horizon, works in the interest of his clients and is responsible for the sales and leasing of industrial properties. He specializes in the Central Phoenix, Sky Harbor, and Southeast Valley submarkets. Since moving to Phoenix from Washington, D.C., in 1999, Rick has negotiated more than $120 million of commercial real estate transactions for sellers, buyers, landlords, and tenants.
Background & Experience
Rick joined NAI Horizon in 2010 and possesses 16 years of commercial real estate experience in Arizona. He has focused his career on representing local business owners in purchasing/selling and leasing of industrial properties to house their businesses. Today, the majority of his business is working with previous clients or referrals from those clients.
Education
Rick graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts & Science degree.
Professional Associations & Designations
Rick is a candidate for CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation.

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Fannie Mae to provide mobile home financing to tenants

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 21:13:35 +0000
In what may soon be considered the most significant development in the manufactured housing industry in several decades, Jeffery R. Hayward, Fannie Mae’s Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily, announced at the 2017 Manufactured Housing Communities of Arizona Conference (MHCA) in Chandler, Ariz., that Fannie Mae will soon be initiating a chattel lending program. Fannie Mae has been in […]

The Linneman Letter – Summer 2017

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:07:10 +0000
Dr. Peter Linneman discusses the economy’s current recovery runway in this excerpt of the Summer 2017 issue of the Linneman Letter. Click below to download! “…we believe that there is still considerable room for continued growth, and that the current recovery will stretch into 2019.”

Vibrant Uptown Phoenix office submarket hitting its ‘Peak’

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:59:06 +0000
Spurred by expanding businesses and new startups, Metro Phoenix is seeing office vacancy rates tumble and rental rates steadily increase. Case in point is the Piestewa Peak Corridor, which is experiencing a 5 percent rent growth the past year and overall vacancy down to 15 percent compared to more than 20 percent during the downturn.  This submarket offers professional […]

ICSC RECon recap: Retail evolving, enjoying a revolution

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:38:57 +0000
Since the recession, those who attend ICSC’s annual RECon Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas have given a tepid thumbs up when the May event is over. This year, the overall mood was very positive at ICSC. Attendance was up with more than 37,000 attendees. It is always a good sign to see […]

Q1 2017 Industrial Market Report

Tue, 09 May 2017 22:08:06 +0000
Click the image below for a quick overview of the Metro Phoenix Industrial Market.

Q1 2017 Retail Market Report

Fri, 05 May 2017 17:25:18 +0000
Click the image below for a quick overview of the Metro Phoenix Retail Market.  

Q1 2017 Office Market Report

Fri, 05 May 2017 17:24:35 +0000
Click the image below for a quick overview of the Metro Phoenix Office Market.

Team NAI Horizon flexes its muscles at 2017 Brokers for Kids

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:01:07 +0000
A company’s culture is defined by how much its employees give back to the community. On a recent sunny day at Scottsdale Stadium, members of Team NAI Horizon put their best foot (and arm) forward at the 2017 Brokers for Kids Olympiad. Team members included Andrew Warner, Chris Gerow, Gabe Ortega, John Filli, Jordan Dicksen, […]

Securing an Educated Tenant Rep Broker is a Smart Decision

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:12:57 +0000
  When a tenant asks, “do I need representation on my office lease?,” the short answer is an unequivocal, yes.  It’s very likely that the landlord is a sophisticated owner of real estate with vast experience and knowledge in negotiating leases. The landlord  or the landlord’s agent will know the general conditions of the rental market, […]

The Linneman Letter – Spring 2017

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:53:10 +0000
Dr. Peter Linneman analyzes the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) deficit forecasts in this excerpt of the Spring 2017 issue of The Linneman Letter.  Click below to download!
Transaction History
Lease & Sale Transactions
PRG Parking Management 13 Acres Purchase - Buyer / Seller
Danby Appliances 155,520 SF Lease - Tenant
Enclos 117,780 SF Lease - Tenant
Benson Industries 93,489 SF Lease - Tenant
Waste Recycling Container 68,000 SF Purchase - Buyer / Seller
Birtcher Arizona 67,000 SF Lease - Landlord
Joined Alloys 56,652 SF Lease - Tenant
Autohaus AZ 50,000 SF Lease - Tenant
National Pool Tile Group 40,000 SF Lease - Tenant
G. Reeves 40,000 SF Purchase - Buyer / Seller
USD 38,000 SF Purchase - Buyer
KCB Properties 36,507 SF Sale - Seller
First Electronics 35,000 SF BTS
WRPC 35,000 SF Lease - Tenant / Landlord
Di-Matrix 34,768 SF Purchase - Buyer
Joined Alloys 34,768 SF Sale - Seller
Trenton Management 30,000 SF Sale - Seller
MMS Medical Supply 29,000 SF Lease - Tenant / Landlord
Canyon State Courier 28,291 SF Lease - Tenant / Landlord
Canyon State Courier 26,522 SF Lease - Tenant / Landlord
TDI Industries 26,023 SF Lease - Tenant / Landlord
Modular Display Systems 21,037 SF Purchase - Buyer
Modular Display Systems 21,037 SF Sale - Seller
Import Stone 20,500 SF Lease - Landlord


Partial Client List
• ABLE Engineering
• ADESA Inc. / KAR Holdings
• Biltmore Holdings
• Birtcher Arizona
• Cabot, Cabot & Forbes of NE
• Capital Crossing
• Danby Appliances
• Dunbar
• Empire Southwest
• First Electronics
• Healthcare One
• Mae Holding Company
• National Pool Tile Group
• Pacific Equities
• Phase One Realty
• PRG Parking Management, LLC
• Super Radiator Coils, LP
• The Shidler Group
• Traffic Control Services
• Red Bull Desert Sales, LLC
• Wilson Property Services