Marcus & Millichap

Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater

Overview

Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater, CCIM brings unparalleled experience to the table with over 30 years in the industry as a real estate and asset management executive. In addition to a degree in Business Management, she also holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, awarded to commercial real estate professionals upon completion of a graduate-level educational curriculum and presentation of a portfolio of qualifying industry experience. LA has proven to navigate clients through all real estate climates from the height of the market through the hangover of the economic downturn of 2008. Commitment to client satisfaction and success has established an incomparable network of investor relationships. In the past year alone, LA has closed over $250 million in real estate transactions, with a vast array of clients ranging from private investors and developers to large institutional investors. In addition to being a Vice President of Investments for Marcus & Millichap, LA is a Director of the firm’s retail specialty group, the National Retail Group (NRG) as well as a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).      

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Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater

Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater

Vice President Investments
Tel: (617) 896-7230
Fax: (866) 262-3242

License:  CT  REB.0751880
License:  MA  147511
License:  RI  B 16787

Certified Commercial Investment Member
International Council of Shopping Centers

Member - National Multi Housing Group
Member - Special Asset Services Group
Member - National Land Group
Director - National Retail Group
Director - Net Leased Properties Group

Promoted to Vice President Investments in July, 2013
Promoted to Director of the National Retail Group in 2012
Promoted to Associate Vice President Investments in 2012
Promoted to Senior Associate in December, 2010

National Achievement Award – 2014
6-Time Sales Recognition Award Winner – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2004
Member of the 7-Figure Club
Top 30 Agent in the National Retail Group
CoStar Power Broker

Our Team

Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater, Seth J. Richard, Andrew V. Gilbert, Alex Dragotakes

The team of Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater, CCIM and Seth J. Richard focus on the representation of private investors and developers in the acquisition and disposition of retail assets throughout the Northeast US. They are each uniquely well versed in structuring complex acquisition and disposition strategies. Both are committed to establishing value on their clients' behalf while maximizing returns for investors in all situations. Together, L.A. and Seth have over 36 years of experience in the real estate industry. Within the past year, the team has closed over $250 million in commercial real estate transactions, including Marcus & Millichap’s largest retail sale in New England.  L.A. and Seth are dedicated to long-term working relationships built on industry expertise you can trust, with proven results in maximizing value as well as creating and preserving wealth.

Some of the Team’s Most Recent Closings Include:
FedEx Ground Facility – Connecticut | $32.3 Million
Giant Eagle Centers – Cleveland, OH | $28.1 Million
FedEx Ground Facility – Northborough, MA | $16,777,000
CVS – Lynn, MA | $10,539,783
Union Square Shopping Center – Southbury, CT | $9,450,000
Mentor City Shopping Center – Mentor, OH | $8,700,000
Walgreens – Glens Falls, NY | $7,600,000
Aldi Shopping Center – Providence, RI | $6,330,000
         

Team Members:

Transactions Closed

  • 456 Sullivan Avenue

    456 Sullivan Avenue

    Single-Tenant Industrial

    South Windsor, CT
    Price: $32,200,000
    Size: 224,061 sqft

  • Boulevard Plaza

    Boulevard Plaza

    Urban-High Street Retail

    West Hartford, CT
    Price: $1,875,000
    Size: 5,155 sqft

  • Berkshire Bank

    Berkshire Bank

    Net Leased Bank

    West Hartford, CT
    Price: $2,915,000
    Size: 2,680 sqft

  • Mobil Gas and Convenience Store

    Mobil Gas and Convenience Store

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Avon, CT
    Price: $1,862,500
    Size: 18,730 sqft

  • CVS - Brand New

    CVS - Brand New

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Oxford, MS
    Price: $6,563,511
    Size: 13,225 sqft

  • Citizens Bank

    Citizens Bank

    Net Leased Bank

    Coventry, RI
    Price: $960,000
    Size: 38,150 sqft

  • Walgreens

    Walgreens

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Johnston, RI
    Price: $5,526,315
    Size: 14,982 sqft

  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Net Leased Bank

    Honeoye (Richmond), NY
    Price: $521,000
    Size: 2,841 sqft

  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Net Leased Bank

    Victor, NY
    Price: $1,184,000
    Size: 3,420 sqft

  • Bob's Discount Furniture

    Bob's Discount Furniture

    Net Leased Discount

    Niantic, CT
    Price: $5,150,000
    Size: 40,396 sqft

  • Walgreens

    Walgreens

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Norton, MA
    Price: $4,687,500
    Size: 14,550 sqft

  • DaVita Dialysis

    DaVita Dialysis

    Single Tenant Office Medical

    Waterbury, CT
    Price: $1,800,000
    Size: 14,000 sqft

  • Cornerstone Court

    Cornerstone Court

    Shopping Strip

    PENNINGTON, NJ
    Price: $4,372,000
    Size: 20,272 sqft

  • Canterbury Commons

    Canterbury Commons

    Shopping Strip

    CANTERBURY, CT
    Price: $922,000
    Size: 10,000 sqft

  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Net Leased Bank

    Pittsford, NY
    Price: $1,981,756
    Size: 4,390 sqft

  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

    Net Leased Bank

    Honeoye Falls, NY
    Price: $918,490
    Size: 2,880 sqft

  • Summit Park Development Parcel

    Summit Park Development Parcel

    Land - Mixed-Use

    Waterford, CT
    Price: $2,818,750
    Size: 1,437,480 sqft

  • Briarwood Apartments

    Briarwood Apartments

    Multifamily

    Windham, CT
    Price: $2,592,000
    Size: 39,120 sqft
    Size: 56 units

  • Sheetz

    Sheetz

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Princeton, WV
    Price: $1,920,000
    Size: 4,056 sqft

  • Giant Gas and Convenience Store  [Ground Lease]

    Giant Gas and Convenience Store [Ground Lease]

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Aston, PA
    Price: $1,365,000
    Size: 77,201 sqft

  • Walgreen's

    Walgreen's

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Brockton, MA
    Price: $6,095,000
    Size: 13,650 sqft
    Cap Rate: 6.35%

  • TD Bank (Ground Lease)

    TD Bank (Ground Lease)

    Net Leased Bank

    East Providence, RI
    Price: $2,578,125
    Size: 3,865 sqft

  • Walgreens

    Walgreens

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Dover, DE
    Price: $3,135,000
    Size: 12,000 sqft

  • Manor Mini Mall

    Manor Mini Mall

    Shopping Strip

    Oakdale, CT
    Price: $350,000
    Size: 7,796 sqft

  • Minuteman Press Plaza

    Minuteman Press Plaza

    Shopping Strip

    Avon, CT
    Price: $775,000
    Size: 9,800 sqft

  • WASHINGTON STREET APARTMENTS

    WASHINGTON STREET APARTMENTS

    Multifamily

    New London, CT
    Price: $2,625,000
    Size: 27,631 sqft
    Size: 29 units

  • Country Manor Apartments

    Country Manor Apartments

    Multifamily

    Woodstock , CT
    Price: $1,300,000
    Size: 30,330 sqft
    Size: 33 units

  • Ashford Retail Center

    Ashford Retail Center

    Shopping Neighborhood

    Ashford, CT
    Price: $715,000
    Size: 11,140 sqft

  • River Birch Marketplace

    River Birch Marketplace

    Shopping Neighborhood

    Peterborough, NH
    Price: $7,126,666
    Size: 130,680 sqft

  • Walgreens

    Walgreens

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Easton, MA
    Price: $6,261,000
    Size: 80,908 sqft
    Cap Rate: 6.20%

  • Pond View Apartments

    Pond View Apartments

    Multifamily

    Plainfield, CT
    Price: $1,534,000
    Size: 43,160 sqft
    Size: 56 units

  • CVS Pharmacy [24 Hour Store]

    CVS Pharmacy [24 Hour Store]

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Saugus (Boston MSA), MA
    Price: $9,361,000
    Size: 14,693 sqft

  • 300-Acre Development Site

    300-Acre Development Site

    Land - Single-Family to Four Plex

    Cornwall and Canaan, CT
    Price: $3,400,000
    Size: 13,447,408 sqft

  • OAKDALE PLAZA

    OAKDALE PLAZA

    Shopping Neighborhood

    Oakdale, CT
    Price: $700,000
    Size: 27,368 sqft
    Cap Rate: 10.75%

  • Walgreens

    Walgreens

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Guilford, CT
    Price: $6,147,000
    Size: 14,259 sqft
    Cap Rate: 6.25%

  • 206 Buckland Road

    206 Buckland Road

    Land - Retail

    South Windsor, CT
    Price: $750,000
    Size: 67,518 sqft

  • Walgreens

    Walgreens

    Net Leased Department Store

    Rockaland , MA
    Price: $6,872,000

  • 9 Banner Drive

    9 Banner Drive

    Industrial Office Warehouse

    Milford, CT
    Price: $975,000
    Size: 9,090 sqft
    Cap Rate: -1.87%

  • Sheetz Ground Lease

    Sheetz Ground Lease

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Louisburg, NC
    Price: $1,805,000
    Size: 4,500 sqft

  • CVS Pharmacy

    CVS Pharmacy

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Bessemer City, NC
    Price: $1,837,500
    Size: 10,125 sqft
    Cap Rate: 9.48%

In The News

  • Drinkwater recognized by Real Estate Forum for achievements in real estate

    Laurie Ann Drinkwater has been recognized by Real Estate Forum magazine as one of the "Top Women in Retail". In 2015 Drinkwater closed 25 transactions valued at over $139 million.

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    SHEETZ GROUND LEASES TRADE FOR $3.7M

    Laurie Ann Drinkwater and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap arranged the sale of two Sheetz ground leases in Louisburg and Princeton for a total of $3.6 million.

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    Drinkwater and Richard of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services handle $9.361 million sale

    Saugus, MA Laurie Ann Drinkwater, CCIM, associate vice president investments and Seth Richard, director, national retail group of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services completed the...

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  • Drinkwater & Richard Sell $32.2 million FedEx Ground Facility

    Laurie Ann Drinkwater and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap has arranged the $32.2 million sale of a FedEx Ground package and sorting facility in South Windsor.

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    Drinkwater and Richard of M&M sell Berkshire Bank for $2.915 million

    Drinkwater and Richard exclusively represented the seller of the renovated 2,680 s/f building previously leased to Franklin Trust Federal Credit Union and were able to secure a full price offer...

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    Drinkwater and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap Sell Walgreens in Dover, DE for $3,135,000

    Drinkwater and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller in the sale of a Walgreens Pharmacy, located at 1205 S. State St. in Dover.

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  • Drinkwater and Richard Close $9.765 million in deals in Seven Week Period

    Laurie and Seth's commitment to the highest level of customer service resulted in a successful July and August for several clients who elected to remain focused on the commercial real estate...

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    Drinkwater and Richard of Marcus & Millichap sell $5.5 million Walgreens in Johnston, RI

    Laurie Ann Drinkwater, CCIM and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services represented both the buyer and seller of a Walgreens Pharmacy located in Johnston, RI.

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    Drinkwater and Richard of Marcus & Millichap broker $2.81m sale

    Laurie Ann (LA) Drinkwater, CCIM and Seth Richard of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services has completed the sale of 33 acres to Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England

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  • Laurie Ann Drinkwater, CCIM and Seth Richard has arranged the sale a $4.37 million retail center

    Laurie Ann Drinkwater, CCIM and Seth Richard have arranged the sale of a two-story property comprised first-floor retail space with second-story offices in Pennington, NJ.

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