Larry Wallender is the founder and President of WALLENDER/Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. with an office at 826 Brookside Ave., Suite A Redlands, California. The following is a brief resume of qualifications and background.
WALLENDER/Commercial Real Estate Services was established in February of 1998. Larry’s experience in Commercial, Retail, Office, Industrial, Investment sales and leasing started in 1982 when he founded Realty World -Sun States Properties, Inc., in North San Diego County. This was a full service real estate franchise operation that started with one office and five agents and grew in just a few years to three offices and over 75 agents. The franchise was recognized as the number one sales volume franchise office for Realty World in the United States in 1984.
In 1986, Larry sold his franchise operation in North County San Diego and co-founded Lee & Associates in the City of Ontario, California that dealt solely with commercial properties. Lee & Associates grew in prominence and was acknowledged as the number one independent commercial real estate company in the United States by the Inland Empire Business Journal in 1996. Larry remained a Senior Vice President, Managing Partner and Broker of Record until January 31, 1998 when he sold his interests in the Lee offices and started WALLENDER/Commercial Real Estate Services. In November of 1999, the company became incorporated.
Larry has leased and sold over $300,000,000 in commercial properties representing over 8,000,000 square feet of industrial, office and commercial retail investment properties throughout the United States0. In addition Larry has had extensive experience in the development of retail, industrial and office real estate and has worked and consulted with major developers in the Southern California market area.