Marcus & Millichap

Douglas Diffie

Overview

Doug is the managing partner of the Diffie Retail Team at Marcus & Millichap’s Austin office. As a senior associate member of Marcus & Millichap's Net Leased Properties Group ("NLPG") and National Retail Group ("NRG"), Doug has built a team that specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single-tenant net-leased properties. While the Diffie Retail Team are licensed in Texas, Doug's knowledge of the single-tenant net-leased marketplace extends nationwide. He and his team have worked with clients in thirty-seven states and have evaluated properties occupied by over 150 distinct tenants.

Doug attended The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he earned a degree in Government.  Following graduation from William and Mary, he earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Richmond, where he served as the managing editor for the Journal of Global Law and Business as well as an executive board member on the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2015, Douglas clerked for two Judges on the Norfolk Circuit Court in Norfolk, Virginia and next practiced corporate real estate law for several years at a boutique law firm outside of Washington, DC. As a result of his legal background and practical legal experience, Doug brings a unique and powerful skill set to the real estate investment world.  He is knowledgeable in the intricacies of the federal tax code, including the 1031 exchange, has handled a wide range of land use and planning matters and is well-versed in the art of contract negotiation.

Austin
Douglas Diffie

Douglas Diffie

Senior Associate
Tel: (512) 338-7872
Fax: (512) 338-7810

License:  TX  656858

Associate Director - Net Leased Properties Group

Promoted to Senior Associate in September, 2018

College of William and Mary, BA Government
University of Richmond, Juris Doctorate

Sales Recognition Award: 2019

Our Team

Douglas Diffie, Dan Perrine, Davy Turner

Diffie Retail Team of Marcus & Millichap

The Diffie Retail Team of Marcus & Millichap’s Austin office specializes in cultivating long-term relationships with clients, with a primary focus on portfolios that include single-tenant net-leased retail properties. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a property, negotiate a lease, evaluate rent rolls, or simply have questions about the current market, our team of experts will be happy to listen to your needs and customize a strategy to maximize your investments. The Diffie Retail Team’s highly-developed tenant-by-tenant insights have attracted clients from 36 states across the country. With access to the nation's most extensive property databases, leading research services, and Marcus & Millichap’s nationwide network of commercial real estate agents, Diffie Retail Team is well-equipped to guide you through the real estate investment process, from start to finish. 

Team Members:

  • Davy Turner
    Associate
    (512) 338-7800
  • Katie Gleason
    Agent Assistant
    (512) 338-7800

Listed Properties

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  • Aaron's | Dollar General Center

    Aaron's | Dollar General Center

    Shopping Strip

    Decatur, TX
    Size: 23,000 sqft

  • Full-Floor Office Condo

    Full-Floor Office Condo

    Single-Tenant Vacant/User

    Austin, TX
    Size: 13,200 sqft

  • Aaron's Center

    Aaron's Center

    Shopping Strip

    Elizabeth City, NC
    Size: 10,400 sqft
    Size: 02 units

  • Little Woodrow's

    Little Woodrow's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    San Antonio, TX
    Size: 23,121 sqft

  • Bubba's 33

    Bubba's 33

    Net Leased Restaurant

    The Colony, TX
    Size: 7,575 sqft

  • Aaron's

    Aaron's

    Net Leased Discount

    Emporia, VA

  • Aaron's Center

    Aaron's Center

    Shopping Strip

    Roanoke Rapids, NC

  • Arby's

    Arby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Bessemer, AL
    Size: 3,376 sqft

  • KFC

    KFC

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Richmond, VA
    Size: 4,560 sqft

  • Arby's

    Arby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Medford, OR
    Size: 2,300 sqft

  • Burger King

    Burger King

    Net Leased Restaurant

    La Crosse, WI
    Size: 4,090 sqft

  • Jiffy Lube

    Jiffy Lube

    Net Leased Auto Parts

    Phoenix, AZ
    Size: 2,640 sqft

  • Caliber Collision Center

    Caliber Collision Center

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Austin, TX
    Size: 18,187 sqft

  • Buffalo Wild Wings (Corporate)

    Buffalo Wild Wings (Corporate)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Mooresville, NC
    Size: 5,501 sqft

  • Aaron's

    Aaron's

    Net Leased Discount

    Roanoke, VA
    Size: 13,864 sqft

  • Steak 'n Shake

    Steak 'n Shake

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Normal, IL
    Size: 3,490 sqft

  • Aaron's (10-Year Sale Leaseback)

    Aaron's (10-Year Sale Leaseback)

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    Moultrie, GA
    Size: 7,549 sqft

  • Circle K

    Circle K

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Dawsonville, GA
    Size: 5,100 sqft

  • Buffalo Wild Wings

    Buffalo Wild Wings

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Olive Branch, MS
    Size: 5,515 sqft

  • Aaron's

    Aaron's

    Net Leased No Tenant Specified

    Kilgore, TX
    Size: 7,500 sqft

  • Andy's Frozen Custard

    Andy's Frozen Custard

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Tulsa, OK
    Size: 1,500 sqft

  • Aaron's NNN Sale-Leaseback (Strong Franchisee)

    Aaron's NNN Sale-Leaseback (Strong Franchisee)

    Net Leased Discount

    Winchester, KY
    Size: 8,000 sqft

  • Zaxby's

    Zaxby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Corinth, MS
    Size: 4,413 sqft

  • Aaron's

    Aaron's

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    Corpus Christi, TX
    Size: 10,716 sqft

  • Aaron's (Corporate)

    Aaron's (Corporate)

    Net Leased Department Store

    Andrews, TX
    Size: 12,000 sqft

  • Aaron's

    Aaron's

    Net Leased Discount

    Lafayette, LA
    Size: 9,971 sqft

  • Arby's

    Arby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Greensboro, NC
    Size: 3,590 sqft

  • Sonic

    Sonic

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Kilgore, TX
    Size: 1,761 sqft

  • Dollar General

    Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Taylorville, IL
    Size: 8,000 sqft

  • Pipeline Supply & Service

    Pipeline Supply & Service

    Single-Tenant Industrial

    Cotulla, TX
    Size: 8,700 sqft

  • Jiffy Lube

    Jiffy Lube

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Austin, TX
    Size: 3,952 sqft

  • Caliber Collision Center

    Caliber Collision Center

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Marble Falls, TX
    Size: 17,168 sqft

  • Family Dollar (with Additional Upside)

    Family Dollar (with Additional Upside)

    Shopping Strip

    Detroit, MI
    Size: 16,640 sqft
    Size: 02 units

  • Arby's (Corporate)

    Arby's (Corporate)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Lebanon (Nashville MSA), TN
    Size: 3,969 sqft

  • Ace Hardware

    Ace Hardware

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    Mesa, AZ
    Size: 14,043 sqft

  • Steak 'N Shake

    Steak 'N Shake

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Tifton, GA
    Size: 4,054 sqft

  • Sonic (Excellent Sales)

    Sonic (Excellent Sales)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    San Antonio, TX
    Size: 1,382 sqft

  • Cash America Pawn | Corp Guarantee

    Cash America Pawn | Corp Guarantee

    Net Leased Discount

    Nashville, TN
    Size: 9,000 sqft

  • DriveTime Automotive (Below Replacement Cost)

    DriveTime Automotive (Below Replacement Cost)

    Net Leased Auto Dealership

    Jackson, MS
    Size: 16,690 sqft

  • Fortiline Waterworks (New Construction)

    Fortiline Waterworks (New Construction)

    Single-Tenant Industrial

    Kansas City, KS
    Size: 10,000 sqft

  • Dunkin Donuts

    Dunkin Donuts

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Nacogdoches, TX
    Size: 1,800 sqft

  • Cash America (2,100+ Unit Corporate Guarantee)

    Cash America (2,100+ Unit Corporate Guarantee)

    Net Leased Discount

    Greensboro, NC
    Size: 6,104 sqft

  • Cash America

    Cash America

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    Bossier City, LA
    Size: 5,060 sqft

  • Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins

    Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Lubbock, TX
    Size: 2,807 sqft

  • Medical Condo (Surgical Specialists of Charlotte)

    Medical Condo (Surgical Specialists of Charlotte)

    Single Tenant Office Medical

    Rock Hill, SC
    Size: 5,600 sqft

  • New 15-Yr. NNN Dollar General

    New 15-Yr. NNN Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Sylvester, GA
    Size: 9,100 sqft

  • Arby's

    Arby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Wise, VA
    Size: 2,912 sqft

  • Sonic (Houston MSA)

    Sonic (Houston MSA)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Pearland, TX
    Size: 1,362 sqft

  • Popeyes

    Popeyes

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Midland, TX
    Size: 1,948 sqft

  • Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Oxford, AL
    Size: 2,237 sqft

  • Arby's

    Arby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Bridgeton, MO
    Size: 3,043 sqft

  • Dollar General (Austin MSA)

    Dollar General (Austin MSA)

    Net Leased Discount

    Georgetown, TX
    Size: 9,014 sqft

  • Cash America Pawn

    Cash America Pawn

    Net Leased Discount

    Tampa, FL
    Size: 7,900 sqft

  • Dairy Queen (75-Unit Franchisee)

    Dairy Queen (75-Unit Franchisee)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Clayton, NM
    Size: 3,095 sqft

  • Cash America Pawn | Corporate Guarantee

    Cash America Pawn | Corporate Guarantee

    Net Leased Discount

    Independence, MO
    Size: 5,673 sqft

  • Cash America Pawn

    Cash America Pawn

    Net Leased Discount

    San Antonio, TX
    Size: 9,976 sqft

  • Cash America (7.52% Blended CAP)

    Cash America (7.52% Blended CAP)

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    San Antonio, TX
    Size: 5,300 sqft

  • Sonic

    Sonic

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Liberty City, TX
    Size: 1,617 sqft

  • Sonic (Houston MSA)

    Sonic (Houston MSA)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Kemah, TX
    Size: 1,622 sqft

  • Jiffy Lube (Rare Corporate Guarantee)

    Jiffy Lube (Rare Corporate Guarantee)

    Net Leased Auto Service - Gas/Conv.

    Elkhart, IN
    Size: 6,240 sqft

  • Arby's (18-Year Lease Term)

    Arby's (18-Year Lease Term)

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Bethel, OH
    Size: 1,997 sqft

  • Arby's

    Arby's

    Net Leased Restaurant

    TULSA, OK
    Size: 2,200 sqft

  • Dollar General (2.67% Rent to Sales)

    Dollar General (2.67% Rent to Sales)

    Net Leased Discount

    Edgewood, TX
    Size: 9,014 sqft

  • United States Post Office

    United States Post Office

    Net Leased Government

    Pink Hill, NC
    Size: 5,000 sqft

  • Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Batesville, MS
    Size: 4,000 sqft

  • Jiffy Lube - New Corporate Lease

    Jiffy Lube - New Corporate Lease

    Net Leased Auto Parts

    Elkhart, IN
    Size: 3,840 sqft

  • Cash America Pawn

    Cash America Pawn

    Net Leased Discount

    West Monroe, LA
    Size: 5,000 sqft

  • Cash America | 2,100+ Unit Corp Guarantee

    Cash America | 2,100+ Unit Corp Guarantee

    Net Leased Discount

    Atlanta, GA
    Size: 3,888 sqft

  • TitleMax

    TitleMax

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    Elberton, GA
    Size: 2,876 sqft

  • Dollar General

    Dollar General

    Net Leased Discount

    Edgewood, TX
    Size: 9,034 sqft

  • Dairy Queen

    Dairy Queen

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Calvert, TX
    Size: 2,280 sqft

  • TitleMax

    TitleMax

    Net Leased Miscellaneous

    Big Spring, TX
    Size: 3,014 sqft

  • Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Stigler, OK
    Size: 2,640 sqft

  • Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Rainbow City, AL
    Size: 1,420 sqft

  • Former Dairy Queen

    Former Dairy Queen

    Single-Tenant Vacant/User

    Teague, TX
    Size: 2,000 sqft

  • Taco Bell | KFC

    Taco Bell | KFC

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Midland, TX
    Size: 2,908 sqft
    Size: 01 units

  • Taco Bell

    Taco Bell

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Moundsville, WV
    Size: 2,465 sqft

  • Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut

    Net Leased Restaurant

    Deland, FL
    Size: 2,767 sqft