Guenther Properties, LLC., a Phoenix-based investment firm, recently purchased the industrial building that Paul Johnson Drywall calls home. The 18,640-square-foot property, located at 1720 W. Parkside Lane in Phoenix, was purchased for $2.6 million in a 1031 exchange.
In the exchange, Guenther Properties’ sold an industrial building in Scottsdale Airpark to AC Land Holdings for $2.53 million. The 12,956-square foot space is located at 15470 N. Greenway Hayden Loop in Scottsdale. Andy Cracchiolo of Cracchiolo & Associates represented himself as the buyer.
Principal Mark Linsalata of Lee & Associates represented Guenther Properties in both transactions.Paul Johnson Drywall leased back 10,500 square feet of the Parkside Lane property from Guenther Properties for 24 months. The remaining 8,140-square-foot space remains available for lease.
Section 1031 Exchanges, or like-kind exchanges, are used in commercial real estate to allow investors to reinvest their profits into a new property through an exchange of a similarly valued property and defer capital gains taxes from the sale.