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Dawn Marie F. Griggs
SIOR

First Vice President

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer

One Compass Way, Ste.100, Newport News, VA 23606-4212

Market
Newport News
Specialty
Office Specialist
Member Since
2003
Chapter
SIOR Virginia Chapter
Areas of Practice
Investments, Tenant Representation, Sale/Leasing, Landlord, Consulting
Accreditations
DAWN F. GRIGGS, SIOR

VICE PRESIDENT | OFFICE & INDUSTRIAL SERVICES

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD | THALHIMER

NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA

WORK EXPERIENCE

Dawn Griggs has been a consistent production awards winner since the 1980’s. She received 2 of the Deals of the Year awards for HRACRE in 2012 and was the listing contest award winner in 2011 as well as a Top Ten producer for Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer in 2012 (out of 100 brokers). She has given over 25 years of successful leasing and sales negotiating experience to her customers and is an officer of The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, with 21 other designees in the company. She has completed 20 investment sales as well as several build-to-suit industrial/office transactions. Moreover, she has consummated many significant lease transactions as well as land sales for the development of office, medical, industrial, retail and residential.

Dawn recently sold a 153,000 SF fully leased manufacturing building. She generated simultaneous offers from qualified all cash buyers. Ultimate buyer was at risk with no due diligence and 12 day close. The total marketing period through closing was 8 weeks.

KEY ASSIGNMENTS

• Monarch Bank Anchor Lease for 30,000SF Tech Center Development | Office Lease | 8,000 SF

• Tech Center Development for Whole Foods | Land Sale | 43 Acres

• Muller Martini Building & Acreage | Industrial Sale | 153,800 SF, 13 Acres

• Hampton Medical Park | Office Sale | 140,000 SF, 13.44 Acres, 6 buildings

• BP Solar Buildings | Industrial Sale | 85,000 SF & 65,000 SF

• Atrium Building | Office Sale | 68,000 SF

• Walther-Thomas Building | Office Sale | 20,000 SF

• Rowe Development | Land Sale | 17 Acres

• Stratford University | Office Lease | 90,000 SF

• Newport News Industrial | Office Lease | 153,800 SF

• FedEx Ground | Industrial Lease | 75,000 SF

• Strayer University | Office Lease (build-to-suit) | 25,000 SF

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

• Recipient of two 2012 Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate’s Industrial Lease Top Deals of the Year

• Thalhimer Outstanding Production, 1997-present

• Thalhimer Top Listing Award, 1996; Local Listing Contest Winner 2011

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & COMMUNITY SERVICE

• Monarch Bank, Advisory Board, President

• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Member, President; Executive Committee - Present

• York County Planning Commission, 1991-1999; Past Chair 1994-1996

• Leadership Institute of the Peninsula Chamber & Christopher Newport University, Member, 1986-1987

• Peninsula Alliance Work Force Development Task Force, Past Member

• College of William & Mary, Endowment Association, Board of Trustees 2000-2006

• Home Owner Association Architectural Review Board 2005

• HRACRE – Legislative Affairs Committee (2010-2011)

EDUCATION

• College of William & Mary

REFERENCES

Mark Slusher John Lawson

Vice President President

Thalhimer Realty Partners W.M. Jordan Company

11100 West Broad St. 11010 Jefferson Ave.

Glen Allen, VA 23606 Newport News, VA 23601
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