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Over the years, we’ve helped many clients sell their vacant land, warehouses, shopping centers, self storage units, hotels, apartments, RV Parks, medical offices, professional offices, restaurants and horse farms.
We look forward to answering any questions you may have about properties in our listings portfolio. If you are wondering what’s going on in the market or what your property is worth, please call us. We’ll definitely have an opinion and we’re always looking for ways to create value for you.
Bartow McDonald IV
Bartow McDonald IV serves as managing director for SVN Florida Commercial Real Estate Advisors in Ocala, FL, where he enjoys working on commercial real estate deals throughout Florida.
Prior to joining SVN, McDonald served as the vice president of acquisitions and development for Cope Properties, Inc. in Ocala, Florida where he was responsible for the acquisition, entitlement, and marketing of portfolio and client properties.
Previously, McDonald served as the founder and chief executive officer of two start-up companies; Bluewire, a service based electrical solutions company and StoreParts, a e-commerce company that supplied supply chain management technology to the supermarket and food retail industries.
Before starting two companies, McDonald spent six years working for a fast-growing international manufacturing firm, where he gained in depth industrial experience through his leadership positions in manufacturing operations, distribution, logistics and marketing.
In the early 1990’s, McDonald served in college leadership with Young Life and interned with the Southwestern Company and Merrill Lynch.
McDonald currently serves on the board of directors for RMI (Reciprocal Ministries International). He previously served as board member for Ocala Chamber of Commerce, the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors, chairman of the regional advisory board of directors for RBC Bank and as a director on the advisory board for Wachovia Bank. In addition, he has participated as a conference speaker for the Florida Venture Capital Forum, the Food Marketing Institute and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the New York Times.
McDonald earned his MBA and Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.
Sight fishing and bow hunting are two things that will get him up before sunrise.
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Commercial property investment entails the investment into property, with the intention of earning some investment return or profit through rental income, price appreciation, or both.
If you are looking to buy commercial property, knowing where to begin and what to look for can be somewhat confusing at first. With a
“Bartow represented our family with the sale of our 132,000 square foot industrial property. He was always professional and responsive. Bartow is an asset to his profession."
“Bartow represented us on the sale of our 74,000sf office building. This was a difficult assignment with many challenges. We trusted Bartow and are very pleased with the results.”
Principal, Finestone Equity
“Bartow has represented us in numerous transactions (Horse Farms, Residential subdivisions, Commercial Land) with commercial real estate assets in the Ocala market. He has encyclopedic knowledge of the local market. His aggressive marketing techniques have produced multiple offers which have resulted in successful closings. I know if I have an asset in the Ocala area that he will take care of it like it is his own and that he will get it sold. I trust him and he is pleasure to work with.”
John Mark Church
BB&T Asset Resolution Group