Charles Dunn Co., a partner of GVA Worldwide, negotiated the sale of a single-tenant, 5,173-squrare-foot retail property on Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles to a family trust for $3.6 million, or $700 per square foot, a record-breaking price. The property is occupied by Coco’s Bakery Restaurant and involves 11,761 square feet of land.
“There is a lot of upside here, it’s a very high traffic street, it’s on a corner lot, with excessive parking,” said Jonathan Ahron, who along with David Aschkenasy negotiated the transaction on behalf of Charles Dunn. “Even considering the downturn in the economy, good real estate is good real estate and a good location is always important.”
The all-cash transaction featured a 3 percent cap rate. The property is located at 8727 West Pico Boulevard.

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