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NAI Halsey Clients Bring Diverse Range of New Businesses to Area

JONESBORO, Ark., May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The perception of a sluggish economy hasn't slowed clients of NAI Halsey, the area's largest and most productive commercial real estate firm.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100510/DA01609LOGO) In recent weeks the NAI Halsey team has facilitated or closed a number of high profile transactions which will bring several new businesses to the area and expand others to exciting new metropolitan markets.

In March, Kentucky-based Fazoli's re-opened a restaurant in Jonesboro, becoming the company's first franchise location to open in the last five years. NAI Halsey negotiated the lease enabling the eatery to re-open in its original location, giving residents back the "Italian food fast!" option they so enjoy.

Another exciting NAI Halsey client development creating a stir is the opening of the gourmet coffee hotspot Seattle Grind Cafe, an upscale retail location specializing in coffee but serving a whole lot more. The location's proximity to Mall at Turtle Creek and Arkansas State University (ASU) in the major by-way of Stadium Blvd and Highway 49 is ideal. This will be the first non-drive through location for Seattle Grind, with the original location located on South Caraway Road.

The owners of the boutique-style Wilcoxson's Kids Furniture were in search of an easily accessible, larger location for their very popular growing business. NAI Halsey delivered with an appealing new location and negotiated acceptable terms of the lease for both parties.

Other new NAI Halsey-negotiated ventures include a new BP Oil, located on Caraway Road and Arkansas Petroleum in Dewitt, Ark.

"We're helping many of our clients--in a broad range of industries--find the values out there right now whether they are looking at an upstart or expansion," says Josh Brown, NAI Halsey's Vice President of Brokerage. "From our perspective, I see good reason to be optimistic about continued improvement in the development outlook throughout Northeast Arkansas." Founded in 2003, NAI Halsey is the largest and most productive independently-owned commercial real estate brokerage in Northeast Arkansas, offering its clients a complete range of development and management services.

The company's experienced agents specialize in industrial brokerage, retail brokerage, office brokerage, corporate services, consulting services, and investment sales and acquisitions. For more information, visit us at www.naihalsey.com, and for recent updates find us on Facebook and Twitter.

NAI Global is one of the world's leading providers of commercial real estate services. NAI manages a network with 5,000 professionals and 325 offices in 55 countries worldwide. We bring together people and resources wherever needed to deliver outstanding results for our clients, and complete over $45 billion in transactions annually. Our clients come to us for our deep local knowledge. They build their businesses on the power of our global managed network.

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Jenny Newbolt

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