What Our Clients Say

Since the firm's organization in 1979, Read's reputation has been built on our ability to succeed in all sizes and types of tasks, with a myriad of clients who return again and again.

“You provided several alternative locations showing that we could save approximately $200,000 over the term of the lease.  Even though we were reluctant to commit to exploring every option, your persistence in helping us understand the market dynamics was most helpful.”

Jerry W. Pinkard 
Vice President-Design Group; Gibbs & Cox Inc.

“I have never encountered anyone serving in a similar capacity that has provided the sound professional guidance and has the integrity, honesty, and work ethic you exhibit…you have earned our implicit trust.”

Lloyd Tannenbaum 

Director, Rivermont Schools of Centra Health, Inc.

“You were not interested in just listing the property as other agents had done…you understood business and financing aspects of different plans.  You were creative in formulating an approach and tenacious in executing it.  More importantly, you had my best interests in mind throughout the process.”

Helmuth W. Trieshmann, Jr., M.D.

“Rich took the time to walk us through many of the facets of ownership...and provided many insights based on his personal experience...We are very happy with the way Rich took our capabilities and desires and translated them into the purchase of the restaurant that best fit our needs.”

Jeremy DeMott and Shannon McConnell 

Owners, The Vineyards Trattoria and Pizzeria

“I highly recommend you and Will to other business owners who are considering relocating their businesses or who simply need assistance in renewing an existing lease.  Our new facility not only accomodates our future growth but does so in a manner that is efficent for us and comfortable for our patients.  I believe that other business owners can benefit from a relationship with Read Commercial Properties just as we have.”

Ted R. Quinn

Chief Executive Officer, Health Research of Hampton Roads

“Your resources again proved to be invaluable as you worked with both the contractor to reduce costs and our landlord to increase our improvement allowance...In short, Read Commercial Properties saved us $430,000.00.”

Kelvin D. Howard

President, End To End Inc.

“We never realized how much of an additional benefit it is to have an on-site management firm such as Read Commercial Properties taking care of our facility.  Maintenance was always promptly done, and your staff was always willing to go the extra mile to ensure we were completely satisfied.”

James E. Hartney

Chief Executive Officer, Alpha Omega Change Engineering, Inc.

“Thank you for the quick and efficient work you did for my client, Jane Pryor, the owner of Hair We Are...You accomplished far more than either of us imagined...I will continue to recommend you to my clients and encourage them to engage your assistance in any of their commercial real estate transactions.”

Justin Askew

CEO, Benefina LLC

“Since Will assumed the leasing responsibilities we have signed two new leases. Additionally, showings and activity have increased and Will has provided valuable input. I can only attribute this success to having an agent who is dedicated to helping the ownership achieve 100% occupancy.”

James L. Eason

Member, Kecoughtan Shopping Center Ownership Group

“You saw and appreciated what I had built and understood the bittersweet of selling my first business...This experience was great from beginning to end...The biggest compliment I can give you is the referral to my friends.”

Carina Bergdoll

Former Owner, Dish Restaurant