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First Impressions Do Matter! Does Your Facility Help or Hurt Your Business?

Center first impressions do matter! Statistics show that drive-by has surpassed word of mouth as the number one reason parents hear about us. Meaning, curb appeal is critical in gaining attention, and interior appearance, sounds, and smells are vital in making prospective parents feel that their children will be welcome, healthy, and safe. SSGA Associate […]

Connecticut Closing

3/31/17 – SSGA is pleased to announce the sale of an independently owned childcare center and the accompanying real estate in the Connecticut market.  Senior Broker and National Real Estate Director, Mike Pepper, worked closely with one of our clients whose paramount objective was strict confidentiality throughout the sales process.  Most of our clients desire […]

North Carolina Closing

3/31/16 – SSGA’s Senior Broker, Reagin Curlee, helped usher in a welcome retirement for two North Carolina child care owners with the closing of their franchise business and real estate after many successful years in the child care industry. As owners of a very successful child care center in the greater Greensboro, NC area, they were ready […]

Hot Topic Q&A – Perception in the Investment World

Our “Hot Topic Questions” video series generated such great questions, that we will be sharing those with you to continue conversations within our industry to foster growth and learning from each other’s experiences and knowledge. “How is our childcare industry perceived in the investment world?” – Since around 2009, private education, and childcare in particular, has been […]

Suburban Denver Closing

2/7/16 – SSGA is proud to announce the sale of a net leased property in suburban Denver occupied by Nobel Learning’s brand Merryhill School. SSGA represented the seller in this real estate only transaction, procuring four solid written offers and three verbal expressions of interest within the first 45 days of marketing.  Offers were received […]

Real Estate Sale in the Greater Orlando, FL Area for Individual Investor

12/16/2016 – There are many institutional investors and individuals seeking solid real estate opportunities which allowed SSGA to represent a seller in divesting his commercial educational property, securing a full-price offer within a week of listing.  This investment property was occupied by a national tenant with excellent credit and located within a growing, high-demographic area.  […]

Add-On Business Purchase in Augusta, GA for Multi-Site Operator

11/16/2016 – A repeat client and multiple site business owner has been focused on growing their brand in the Augusta, GA market.  SSGA was able to assist the client with the purchase of an add-on business location that was centrally located in the business district of Augusta, GA.  Simultaneously, SSGA partnered this buyer with a […]

Faith-Based Company Ready to Grow in Denver, CO

10/3/2016 – A client was ready to grow their faith-based brand, which led SSGA to act as a tenant’s representative to secure a lease on a vacant child care building in suburban Denver, Colorado. Although the building was under lease to a charter school operation, the charter school had not opened at this location and […]

Multiple School Closing in Sought After Atlanta, GA Area

9/30/2016 – Sometimes you’re just ready to slow down!  A client with a successful two-school business in a very fast-growing metro-Atlanta area was ready to retire after developing and operating a quality family-owned company.   SSGA was able to assist the sellers of these high quality schools that had served families for over 18 years in […]

Growth! Acquisition Deal in Hartford, CT Market

7/29/2016 – One of SSGA’s long-time clients has been in a growth phase and SSGA was thrilled to assist this Greater Hartford Connecticut operator with the closing of an acquisition finance transaction.  SSGA helped the operator partner with different financial institutions who sought quality real estate investments anchored by long term leases.  SSGA created an […]