John H. Holloway, senior leasing and sales associate, brings over 10 valuable years of retail real estate experience. He joined Veritas Realty with a focus on investment evaluation, acquisitions and repositioning of distressed retail assets, while simultaneously creating value for clients through aggressive and creative leasing strategies along with national tenant representation for market entry, regional roll-out, and site selection for market optimization.
John started his commercial real estate career at Sandor Development & Sand Capital as leasing manager where his primary role was leasing shopping centers throughout the company’s Midwest portfolio. He was also involved in acquisitions where he gained valuable experience with regard to the due diligence and entitlement process related to acquiring distressed commercial properties. Prior to Veritas, John was the director of real estate at The Cellular Connection (TCC) (2011 – 2018), the nation’s largest Verizon dealer, where he was actively involved in the real estate process that supported the organic growth of TCC’s store portfolio in the Midwest & Northeast to grow their retail footprint 1,200+ stores nationwide. John was instrumental with critical store relocations, successfully repositioning these assets from small in-line locations into more prominent freestanding and end-cap retail locations, which resulted in significant increases in store sales. As a third-party representative at Veritas, John consults TCC on site-specific analysis, comprehensive real estate committee approval packages, and the drafting and negotiation of critical lease documents, including leases, renewals, assignments, and terminations while continuing his role of negotiating millions of dollars of rent savings and landlord concessions.
A lifelong Indiana resident, John graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University with a double major in real estate finance and entrepreneurship. He is the co-founder and president of the IU Real Estate Alumni Network, whose mission is to mentor current real estate students attending IU and IUPUI. Furthermore, the IU Real Estate Alumni Network provides focused networking opportunities for alumni and students with the goal of supporting and cultivating the strongest real estate alumni network and the preeminent real estate program in the country. Based on his fervent dedication, strong leadership, and utmost commitment to the IU Real Estate Alumni Network, John was awarded the inaugural Outstanding Alumni Award in 2013 at the annual IU Real Estate Alumni Dinner.