WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Timberline

“Shortly after we listed our property for sale, GLD had a qualified prospect submit an offer to purchase.  While the offer came quickly, we learned that GLD had actually been working with the prospective buyer for over a year to find them the right property.  I recommend GLD.  They know the market and did a very good job for us.”

Mike Johnson, Cedar Realestate, LLC – Timberline Mfg.

 

Fleet Farm

“When our client (Fleet Farm) needed a 20 acre site in the Cedar Rapids market, we engaged GLD Commercial as our local broker/partner on the assignment.  GLD proved to be a great resource – providing on and off-market opportunities and the local intelligence we needed to fully understand the market and get to the right deal.”

Dan Cohen, Principal                Abe Wolf, CCIM
Mid-America Real Estate          Buyers Realty
Milwaukee, WI                             Des Moines, IA

Edward Jones

“Angie Glick was great with follow ups and negotiating with the Landlord on Edward Jones’s behalf. A true professional.”

Tiffany Wieger, CCIM
Lease Coordinator, Cushman Wakefield/On behalf of Edward Jones Branch Real Estate
St. Louis, MO

Spee-Dee Delivery

“GLD Commercial proved to be a great resource for the Spee-Dee Delivery Build-to-Suit project in Marion.”

Bob Strack – Strack Companies, General Contractor & Consultant for Spee-Dee Delivery

Kinseth Hospitality

“GLD Commercial was a terrific partner on the development of the Marriott TownPlace Suites in Marion, Iowa. It was a complex and challenging project, requiring an extensive amount of interaction and support from the City. GLD was diligent in their efforts to see the project become a reality – and they did everything they said they would do.”

Ben Kinseth, Director of Operations
Kinseth Hospitality

 

Corteva Agriscience

“GLD Commercial worked very diligently to provide us with a fast-track, build to suit solution for our 200,000 sq. ft. Warehouse and Distribution Center in Eastern Iowa. They assembled the right team for site selection, design, city approvals and construction. The project was built through the winter and was delivered on time and with no surprises.”

Ginger Miller,
Global Real Estate Manager, / Corteva Agriscience
Agriculture Division of DowDuPont

Randy Kuehl Honda

“GLD was very helpful in the site selection and negotiation of our recent land purchase for our future Honda dealership. Their market knowledge and understanding of land values and historical sales was invaluable in the process. I would highly recommend GLD as a solid and trusted resource in commercial real estate.”

Nate Kuehl, Randy Kuehl Honda
Cedar Rapids, IA

Rehab Management Services

“Jeanne Matthews with Gibbs Lamb and Drown was a pleasure to work with in finding a new office space for our company. She listened to our specific needs and found offices that fit us perfectly. We had a short window of time to find a new location in downtown Cedar Rapids, and Jeanne was able to secure that for us in a timely manner as well.”

Beth Hall, Rehab Management Services
Cedar Rapids, IA

Novak Farms

“Angie was very professional and quick to answer all of our questions during the sale of our farm. She helped us accept the best offer. We were very happy with the outcome and would recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell commercial real estate.”

John & Lois Novak, Owners
Novak Farms

Benchcrafted

“We’d been searching for the right place for our business for over a year when we met Erica Seelman. We didn’t have much experience buying Commercial Real Estate, but Erica guided us through the process with great patience, sage advice, and a smile. She also stayed on top of any issues we had with our building search, making sure everything got addressed in a timely manner, and guaranteeing we were being given all the information we needed to make our decision. Her communication and attitude were flawless, which made the entire process a real joy from start to finish. We couldn’t be happier with our experience with Erica, she’ll be our first call should we need real estate services down the road.” 

Fr. John and Jameel Abraham, Benchcrafted

Marion Methodist

“Marion Methodist has been thrilled to work with Jeanne Matthews who engineered the selling a very complicated and difficult to “move” property in downtown Marion. After listing for over a year with a different agent, who generated minimal traffic or enthusiasm we called Jeanne to guide us in a new process. Literally before she had her sign hung on the building an offer was received for the property. Further, she had a few other “ideas” and potential buyers in the hopper if it didn’t fully materialize. In just a few days she helped us transform our approach to the sale, navigate the documents and ultimately sell our one hundred and twenty year old, 40,000+ square foot facility using her creativity and connections in the community. We highly recommend her to you.”

Rev. Mike Morgan
Lead Pastor
Marion Methodist

Kuvare Holdings

“When we acquired United Life, we needed local market experts to first educate us about the range of options for a new Cedar Rapids office, and then find us the most competitive deal that fit the parameters we developed together. We turned to Adam and Dave with GLD Commercial to lead this relocation, and they performed exceptionally. From beginning to end, they were efficient, highly responsive, and showed great business sense — GLD engaged with us as true partners.”

David Goldberg, Kuvare Holdings
Chicago, IL

CENTRAL FURNITURE RESCUE

“I have known Angie for over 20 years, she believes in community and helping all people reach their dreams. GLD commercial believes in our goal of helping individuals and families overcome homelessness through our mission of helping make a place to live a home. Because of this great company Central Furniture Rescue now has a warehouse space. Thank you Angie for your heart and perseverance in finding us the perfect place.”

Susan Johnston, Central Furniture Rescue
Cedar Rapids, IA

Unique Events

“We found our new business space with the help of Erica. Forever patient and always welcoming, she is just what I needed as I endured a year long search for a space that did everything I needed it to within a budget I could afford! You don’t want to feel pressured into a space that isn’t right, and you don’t want to feel like you are bugging your realtor when you have “one more space” you’d like to check out. Erica was exactly what I needed through this process and I had a great time working with her!”

Travis Newell, Owner
Unique Events

Peerless Energy Systems

“It is our immense pleasure to recommend Erica Seelman and the group at GLD Commercial as a real
estate agent for any individual or company searching for commercial real estate. We were renting a
space and the lease was set to end and we needed to buy or rent new space fast.
We found Erica (and the entire GLD group) to be a highly attentive agent, almost as if we were her only
customers, although we know that was not the case. She returned all phone calls and emails the same
day. We never felt neglected or unimportant. She is also highly personable with an engaging personality.
We are pleased to recommend Erica Seelman to anyone looking to buy or sell commercial property. She
is hands down the best in the business in our opinion, and if we ever need to move again, she will be our
first choice in real estate agents.”

Ed McMorrow, Owner
Peerless Energy Systems

ATS Automotive

“If you value the following attributes; trust, loyalty and consistency you will find all three attributes when you work with Erica Seelman of GLD Commercial Real Estate. While working with Erica she has exemplified loyalty to me through her relentless property search and meet ups with me even on short notice. Erica has demonstrated and built trust with me, through her knowledge and familiarity of commercial real estate in the Cedar Rapids surrounding area and is not afraid to say “this is not what is best for you and the future of your business.” Over time Erica has shown consistency in all she says and in all she does, and I could not ask for more in a person and am fortunate to have her.”

Jennifer Johanns, Owner
ATS Automotive

Carpet Chalet

“Our experience with Erica Seelman, GLD Commercial, came about with our attempt to sell a commercial property, a first for us. As a result, Erica brought us an offer of interest. She handled our counter offer and the details that resulted in a timely sale, satisfactory to both us and the buyer. We appreciate her hard work and time spent. We would recommend Erica and her company if you are selling or buying property.”

Carol and Janet Hayek,, Owners
Carpet Chalet

Archdiosese of Dubuque

“Working with GLD on the sale of our office building far exceeded our expectations. We found them to be honest, completely transparent, responsive, and realistic about our property and the market. They kept us well informed about all aspects of the sale. Our situation was somewhat unique working with a committee for a non-profit, but they were always willing to meet with us, listen to our needs and guide us every step of the way. We could not have been more pleased with how they treated us and helped us sell our property.”

Jeff Henderson, Director of Development
Archdiocese of Dubuque

Tamarack Materials, Inc.

“When our company needed a new building for our Iowa City operation, we reached out to a couple of companies including GLD Commercial.  In the end, Dave Drown, Adam Gibbs and their team helped us find our way to a very competitive Build-to-Suit solution.  The process was very smooth.  There were no surprises and the facility turned out great.  I would highly recommend GLD Commercial.”

Mike Brown
Tamarack Materials/Gypsum Management Supply

Novak Heating & Air Conditioning

“GLD did a fantastic job with a lease space in our new office building! I was surprised and pleased that Dave Drown secured a lease with a tenant prior to the building being done. The transaction went smooth and follow up was a nice touch!”

Randy Novak, President
Novak Heating & Air Conditioning

BH Factory Outlet

“For nearly two years we attempted to lease a specific building for our growing business but were unable to secure the terms we needed. When we engaged Dave Drown, he worked diligently to negotiate a very creative and favorable lease on that same building which is now our new, 240,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters. We had many requirements, but with Dave’s help, we got the terms and incentives we needed to make the move a reality. I would highly recommend Dave Drown and GLD Commercial.”

Stacie Sefton
CEO, BHFO.com

Highway Equipment Company

“When my company was looking to build a new manufacturing plant, we knew who to call for commercial property. I would highly recommend Dave Drown and GLD Commercial as a solid resource in the commercial real estate arena.”

Rocki Shepard, President & CEO
Highway Equipment Company

Dupaco

“Adam Gibbs demonstrated exceptional experience and professionalism in his efforts to assist us in securing an additional location in Cedar Rapids.  We would certainly recommend GLD Commercial for your commercial real estate needs.”

Bob Hoefer, President/CEO
Dupaco Community Credit Union

Lynch Properties

“I had a small piece of property located in Cedar Rapids that I was contemplating building a commercial office building on with the intent to find a tenant to lease the space. Prior to construction, I reached out to Dave Drown and his team at GLD Commercial. Within two months Dave found me a solid tenant and we built a 4,000 square foot build-to-suit office building for them. It was a win-win situation. My tenant and I were very impressed with how quickly the folks at GLD orchestrated the deal. I would highly recommend GLD for any of your commercial real estate needs”.

Dan Lynch
Lynch Properties, L.C.

Jefferson Davis

“I would highly recommend Adam Gibbs and the GLD Team to anyone who needs a true professional to lead the search for office space.”

Lori A. Chada, Office Manager
Jefferson Davis

Hall Lending Group, LLC

“I wanted to tell you that in the process of searching for a spot I looked through a lot of listings and websites and spoke with several commercial realtors. I can honestly say your company stands out. The listings that you sent me were presented well and provided great details about each property. The look of both your emailed listing sheets and your website are classy. You have done a great job creating a superior image. I greatly appreciate your quick and knowledgeable responses to all my questions. I am glad I called you!”

Hope Hall
Hall Lending Group, LLC

CJ Cooper & Associates, Inc

“I would highly recommend Adam Gibbs for his outstanding ability to locate our new office space in a timely and professional manner. With just a few questions and feedback on our office needs he had our perfect office space waiting for us! Adam and GLD were absolutely the best team I have ever worked with and exceeded all of our expectations”

Lisa Edwards
CJ Cooper & Associates, Inc