Developing nearby actual estate brokerage adds outpost in Chester

From left, Hogan Group’s Chester place of work direct Jeremy Cecchettini, CEO Mike Hogan and principal broker Alicia Chappell in the Facebook online video saying the new site. (Screenshot)

Following growing its achieve to the Piedmont last calendar year, a Richmond authentic estate brokerage has doubled down locally with a new office environment in Chester.

The Hogan Team is getting ready to open its next nearby outpost at 9842 Lori Street, a multitenant place of work creating throughout from the Chesterfield County federal government advanced and guiding the Very first Look at restaurant fronting Iron Bridge Street.

The 4,900-sq.-foot space provides to Hogan Group’s headquarters in Scott’s Addition, as effectively as a third workplace in Charlottesville that it opened previous yr, at a area just west of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall.

CEO Mike Hogan, who introduced the brokerage in 2019 following five several years as an agent with Keller Williams, said he’s also eyeing Fredericksburg for an extra business. The brokerage also is active in the Northern Neck location.

Hogan stated his crew targeted Chester precisely for its housing stock, growth and new announcements of a lot more to appear, such as VCU Health’s prepare for an outpatient facility close by and Lego Group’s prepared manufacturing plant at Meadowville Engineering Park.

“There’s a great deal of things coming, and very honestly, that section of the Richmond metro spot is about the final spot of inexpensive housing left close to,” he stated. “It’s just one of the couple sites that you can get a three-mattress, 2½-bathtub home which is $250,000 or fewer, so that’s a further reason for us. We’re on the lookout at where by the demand from customers is and wherever the expansion is, and that spot was normal for us.”

Describing the transfer as going in opposition to traits, Hogan extra, “Everybody else appears to be to want to go to Midlothian and compete with the 200 other brokers that are primarily based out of there. We decided to choose the reverse tack and go down here. We sense like it’s an underserved spot that we can do some great in.”

Hogan Group is opening an business in the Court docket Square place of work complicated off Lori Highway in Chester. (Photograph courtesy of Mike Hogan)

Main the Chester office will be Jeremy Cecchettini, who Hogan reported is familiar with and properly acknowledged in the spot.

About 15 agents are anticipated to be primarily based at the workplace when it opens in mid-August. Hogan mentioned they are aiming to have as quite a few as 40 primarily based there by the finish of the calendar year.

Companywide, he said the Hogan Group now totals additional than 100 agents – up from the 40 or so agents on the company’s roster when it set up in Scott’s Addition in 2019. The company’s headquarters is at 1707 Summit Ave.

Along with Hogan, who serves as affiliate broker, Hogan Team is led by principal broker and president Alicia Chappell.

Rob Heim with the group’s professional authentic estate division led the research that resulted in the Lori Highway area. Hogan said they leased it for five many years.

Hogan explained they’ve also re-upped their Scott’s Addition lease for an additional three many years.

The firm presently has 45 lively and pending listings. Calendar year-to-day gross sales overall 517, up 28 p.c above the similar period of time final calendar year, Hogan claimed. It closed 1,010 transactions in 2021.

Hogan Group joins an additional homegrown brokerage which is increasing its regional footprint throughout the river. River Town Elite Attributes is planning to open its next area in the Libbie-and-Grove space.