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Managing Director, National Leasing
About Kevin Lott
Kevin Lott is Managing Director of National Leasing at Bridge Commercial Real Estate. He has extensive experience helping owners enhance the value of their assets through strategic marketing to increase prospect velocity and successful negotiation of favorable deal terms. His experience includes all facets of landlord representation, from the conception and implementation of marketing ideas to the budgeting process through to lease analysis, negotiation, and execution.
Prior to joining Bridge in 2018, Lott was responsible for the marketing and leasing of both CBD and suburban office product in Atlanta at Jones Lang LaSalle, completing over 470,000 sf of leases at Mansell Overlook resulting in raising occupancy from 64% to 90% after recapitalization of the asset by MetLife. Mr. Lott completed the leasing of Cobalt Center with the signing of a 375,000 square foot lease to bring the office building to 100% occupancy in under a year after winning the leasing assignment with M&J Wilkow. He completed the lease up of Hammond Exchange with the signing of two significant leases that brought the previously vacant 11-story 250,000 square foot office building to 100% occupancy within less than 12 months of winning the leasing assignment.
Clients while at JLL during the past five years include MetLife, Columbia Property Trust, Drawbridge Realty, Cornerstone, M&J Wilkow, John Hancock, Wayzata Investment Partners, Alaska Permanent Fund, AEW, Highbrook Investment Management, DRA Advisors, and GE.
Previously, Mr. Lott worked for Cushman & Wakefield as a tenant representative for three years which enriched his ability to determine the needs and motivations of tenants and their representative brokers. He is a member of NAIOP, a member of the Million Dollar Club and in 2014 was awarded Top Five Office Leasing Broker. Lott is a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and was a “Top 10 producer” in 2011 and 2014.
Mr. Lott is a cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, alumni of UNSW Study Abroad in Sydney, Australia, and a certified Birkman Consultant.
Vice President of Leasing
About JIM CASWELL
Mr. Caswell is the Vice President of Leasing at Bridge Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Caswell is an Atlanta native who is a highly accomplished commercial office broker that has been involved in leasing transactions totaling over $100 Million in gross volume and over one million square feet. Mr. Caswell is involved in the leasing and marketing of over one million square feet of class “A” multi-story office product in almost every Atlanta Sub-Market. Throughout the day, Mr. Caswell works closely with investors, business owners, asset managers, brokers and attorneys in an effort to lease the firm’s Atlanta portfolio.
Mr. Caswell has over seven years of commercial real estate experience leasing commercial projects in the Atlanta area. Jim’s relationships with the younger commercial brokerage community and his aggressive approach to leasing makes him the perfect fit for more challenging leasing projects. Previously, Mr. Caswell was the Leasing Director at PC Associates; an Atlanta based commercial real estate developer. Mr. Caswell was responsible for the leasing and marketing of over 1.3 million square feet of Class “A” multi-story office product. As the Leasing Director he represented joint-venture partners such as Northwestern Mutual, Met Life and American Realty Advisors. During his tenure at PC Associates, Mr. Caswell created tremendous value through his leasing efforts during the disposition process of over 1.4 million square feet of commercial office space, The transactions exceeded over $270 million dollars in gross value.
Jim attended the University of Mississippi and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Liberal Arts, majoring in Psychology with a minor in General Business. He is an active member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR), Young Council of Realtors (YCR), National Association of Office & Industrial Properties (NAIOP) and The Shepherd Center’s “Shepherd’s Cup” Committee. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, golfing, fishing, and volunteer activities.
About Stewart Thrash
Mr. Stewart Thrash is a Leasing Associate at Bridge Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Thrash is involved in the leasing and marketing of over one million square feet of class “A” multi-story office product in almost every Atlanta Sub-Market. Throughout the day, Mr. Thrash works closely with investors, business owners, asset managers, brokers and attorneys to help facilitate the leasing efforts for the firm’s Atlanta portfolio.
Mr. Thrash is an Atlanta native and a graduate of George Walton Comprehensive High School. Stewart attended Birmingham-Southern College and graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree, majoring in Business Administration.
Member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR) and Young Council of Realtors (YCR).