Carmen R Austin, CCIM

Agent/Broker at Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate, LLC in Baton Rouge, LA

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Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate, LLC

5135 Bluebonnet Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225-766-0000 [Office]
225-766-2299 [Fax]


With over 17 years of experience, Carmen has worked in the Louisiana commercial real estate market specializing in retail leasing and investment sales. Carmen Austin attended Louisiana State University where she was a member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society and a member of Delta Gamma Fraternity. She completed her under-graduate degree in Arts and Sciences in May 1999. Carmen then went on to receive a Master of Business Administration with Specializations in both Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship in May 2004. During her graduate studies, Carmen participated with the LSU Real Estate Research Institute to gain insight into the latest developments in the statistical analysis of factors affecting real estate trends and values. Carmen has been a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for over 20 years, in which she has gained great knowledge and expertise of the local and surrounding commercial real estate markets. In August 2001 Carmen obtained her Real Estate Sales License. She has since worked for Saurage Realtors Commercial Division as both an Intern in Research and Development on special projects and independently as a Commercial Consultant. Carmen has also expanded her horizons by gaining experience in Saurage Company's Property Management Division. Carmen recently received the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation in October 2006, in which she had to complete a series of courses and tests, and produce a portfolio of qualifying transactions of her commercial real estate work. Carmen also has past experience as an asset manager and regional director of leasing for a privately owned REIT which she now carries over into commercial brokerage and consulting. Carmen's interests include community involvement with a focus on the revitalization of Baton Rouge's Downtown and Mid-City. Carmen served as the 2010 President of the Louisiana CCIM Chapter. Carmen is a 2011 graduate of the esteemed Jay W. Levine Leadership Academy based in Chicago, IL. She serves on multiple national committees with CCIM and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the CCIM Foundation. She is currently serving her second elected term on the National Board of Directors for the CCIM Institute in Chicago, IL.


Working in Commercial Real Estate since 2001, Catylist Member since 2006

Property Types

All Property Types

Specializations

Affordable Housing
Asset/Portfolio Management
Brokerage: Commercial Investment
Build-To-Suit
Business Brokerage
Buyer Representation
Corporate Services
Economic Development
Exchange
Leasing
Market Analysis
Net Leased Properties
REIT
REO
Redevelopment/Rehabilitation
Sale/Leaseback
Site Selection

Social Media / Websites

Market Areas

Louisiana: Ascension
Louisiana: Baton Rouge
Louisiana: Lafayette
Louisiana: Livingston
Louisiana: New Orleans
Louisiana: Zachary

Designations & Certifications

CCIM

Professional Organizations

CCIM
CREW
ICSC
IREM

Real Estate Licenses

Real Estate License: 0912122713

Professional Licenses

Real Estate Brokerage

Education

Masters, Specialization: Real Estate Finance & Entrepreneurship
Louisiana State University 1999

MBA
Louisiana State University, 2004


Completed Transactions

12090 S Harrells Ferry Rd
12090 S Harrells Ferry Rd
Sale Completed on 8/21/2015 – $500,000

13,666 SF, Office (Medical, Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA

6441 Jones Creek Rd
6441 Jones Creek Rd
Sale Completed on 7/10/2015 – $530,000

5,400 SF, Retail-Commercial (Convenience Store, Free-Standing Building, Retail-Pad, Street Retail, Vehicle Related, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

7662 Goodwood Blvd
7662 Goodwood Blvd
Sale Completed on 6/17/2015 – $402,780

5,754 SF, Office (Medical, Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA

5049 Melrose Blvd, Unit: 5069
5049 Melrose Blvd, Unit: 5069
Sale Completed on 12/3/2014 – $210,000

15,426 SF, Special Purpose (Assembly/Meeting Place, Health Care/Medical, Senior Housing, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

522 Europe St
522 Europe St
Sale Completed on 11/10/2014 – $310,000

2,400 SF, Office (Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA

10466 Airline Hwy
10466 Airline Hwy
Sale Completed on 10/20/2014 – Undisclosed

9,767 SF, Shopping Center (Strip Center), Baton Rouge, LA

10466 Airline Hwy
10466 Airline Hwy
Sale Completed on 10/20/2014 – $885,000

9,767 SF, Shopping Center (Strip Center), Baton Rouge, LA

58412-58490 Hwy. 75/Belleview Dr.
58412-58490 Hwy. 75/Belleview Dr.
Sale Completed on 9/15/2014 – $3,954,000

83,884 SF, Shopping Center (Grocery-Anchored), Plaquemine, LA

8228 Oak St
8228 Oak St
Sale Completed on 7/15/2014 – $450,000

3,000 SF, Retail-Commercial (Free-Standing Building), New Orleans, LA

711 S 14th St
711 S 14th St
Sale Completed on 4/17/2014 – $375,000

15,000 SF, Industrial (Flex Space, Food Processing, Free-Standing, Manufacturing, Light Industrial, Office Showroom, Warehouse/Distribution), Baton Rouge, LA

10245 Airline Hwy
10245 Airline Hwy
Sale Completed on 4/17/2014 – $1,150,000

3.94 Acres, Vacant Land (Hospitality, Office, Retail, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

3109 Perkins Rd
3109 Perkins Rd
Sale Completed on 4/16/2014 – Undisclosed

2,417 SF, Retail-Commercial (Free-Standing Building, Street Retail), Baton Rouge, LA

1464 Government St
1464 Government St
Sale Completed on 2/20/2014 – $210,000

4,000 SF, Retail-Commercial (Free-Standing Building, Retail-Pad, Street Retail, Vehicle Related, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

614 Europe St
614 Europe St
Sale Completed on 2/14/2014 – $179,900

1,366 SF, Office (Office Building, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

8100 Perkins Rd
8100 Perkins Rd
Sale Completed on 12/2/2013 – $780,000

10,582 SF, Retail-Commercial (Convenience Store, Day Care Facility, Mixed Use, Retail-Pad, Service Station/Gas Station, Street Retail), Baton Rouge, LA

781 Colonial Dr
781 Colonial Dr
Sale Completed on 11/5/2013 – Undisclosed

7,900 SF, Office (Medical, Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA

2256 Highland Rd
2256 Highland Rd
Sale Completed on 9/16/2013 – $125,000

3,000 SF, Retail-Commercial (Restaurant), Baton Rouge, LA

9142 Cockerham Rd
9142 Cockerham Rd
Sale Completed on 4/11/2013 – $65,000

560 SF, Retail-Commercial (Street Retail), Denham Springs, LA

232 Lobdell Ave
232 Lobdell Ave
Sale Completed on 5/15/2012 – $173,000

1,768 SF, Office (Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA

9330 N. Interstate Drive
9330 N. Interstate Drive
Sale Completed on 5/5/2010 – $1,300,000

15,675 SF, Retail-Commercial (Free-Standing Building, Restaurant, Retail-Pad, Street Retail, Vehicle Related, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

A portion of the former Mitsubishi dealership located at 9330 N. Interstate Dr. in Baton Rouge is situated on Lot 1-B and a portion of Lot 2-A and consisting of a total of 1.9879 Acres. Zoned C-2. Property includes 1 one-story building totaling 15,675 SF previously functioning as paint and body shop/collision repair shop/showroom/offices.

9330 N. Interstate Drive
9330 N. Interstate Drive
Sale Completed on 5/3/2010 – $1,300,000

42,075 SF, Vacant Land (Hospitality, Office, Retail, Retail-Pad, Self Storage, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

Sale of Lots 1B and 2A Oxford Place Subdivision (N. Interstate Drive)

13000 Florida Blvd.
13000 Florida Blvd.
Sale Completed on 3/24/2010 – $1,500,000

51,000 SF, Retail-Commercial (Car Wash, Convenience Store, Day Care Facility, Free-Standing Building, Garden Center, Mixed Use, Movie Theatre, Parking Facility, Post Office, Restaurant, Retail-Pad, Service Station/Gas Station, Street Retail, Tavern/Bar/Nightclub, Vehicle Related, Other, General), Baton Rouge, LA

Recently reduced former Toyota dealership located at 13000 Florida Blvd. 9.2 acres zoned C-2 with heavy load grade concrete lot. 3 buildings on site (51,000SF total).

9330 N. Interstate Drive
9330 N. Interstate Drive
Sale Completed on 3/15/2010 – $1,800,000

28,382 SF, Retail-Commercial (Vehicle Related), Baton Rouge, LA

Former Mitsubishi dealership located at 9330 N. Interstate Dr. in Baton Rouge is situated on 5 lots totalling approx 5.89 acres. Zoned C-2. Property includes 2 buildings (24,382SF total).

2125 Sorrell Ave
2125 Sorrell Ave
Sale Completed on 11/18/2009 – $200,000

50,000 SF, Industrial (Cold Storage, Food Processing, General), Baton Rouge, LA

50,000SF industrial building located at 2125 Sorrell. Includes cold storage holding room/cooler plus 10 ton ice machine. 18' eave height. 2000SF office space, dock height and grade level loading. Formerly used as food warehouse business.

10889 Perkins Rd.
10889 Perkins Rd.
Sale Completed on 6/19/2007 – $465,000

5,000 SF, Office (Office Building, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

Sale of office building near Perkins Rowe.

10889 Perkins Rd.
10889 Perkins Rd.
Sale Completed on 6/18/2007 – $465,000

5,000 SF, Retail-Commercial (General), Baton Rouge, LA

Approx. 5,000SF office building located on Perkins Rd. 2 story Acadian style building divided into 4 suites. Ample parking in front and back. Dual access available to building. Ideal for office or retail users.

Rosenwald
Rosenwald
Sale Completed on 4/24/2006 – $50,000

1.03 Acres, Vacant Land (Hospitality, Industrial, Self Storage, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

Appx. 47,000 SF lot on corner of Edwin and Rosenwald off Veteran's Memorial Blvd. (the street running to the Baton Rouge Metro Airport). Could be a small hotel site, car storage / rental, or lot for a large building. Lot measures 301.10 x 160.35 x 301.32 x 149.60. There is an office / warehouse on the corner that can be bought in addition to the lot.

Rosenwald
Rosenwald
Sale Completed on 4/24/2006 – $160,000

5,900 SF, Industrial (General, Cold Storage, Flex Space, Food Processing, Free-Standing, Industrial-Business Park, Manufacturing, Mixed Use, Net Leased, Office Showroom, Research & Development, Self Storage, Truck Terminal/Transit Facility, Warehouse/Distribution, Other), Baton Rouge, LA

8288 Tom Dr.
8288 Tom Dr.
Sale Completed on 12/16/2004 – $299,000

7,000 SF, Office (Office Building), Baton Rouge, LA


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