Gene McHale

Account Role
Gene McHale, of Beacon Commercial Real Estate’s management team, has more than 28 years of experience in commercial real estate, including the last 17 with Beacon. His expertise is in leasing and selling office and industrial buildings, representing both tenants and landlords.

Value to Client
McHale has a reputation as being one of the most cooperative brokers in the market, and his intensity and work ethic are unmatched. He creates value for his clients thanks to a unique understanding and knowledge of the industry.

Education/Credentials

  • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA – B.S., Engineering
  • Johnson Trade School, Scranton, PA – Associate Degree, Construction Technology

Relevant Experience

Evolve IP Corporate Center – 983-999 Old Eagle School Road, Wayne, PA – Cushman Wakefield, as well as Gene McHale and Colin McHale of Beacon Commercial Real Estate, LLC represented the Seller, GPX Wayne Office Properties, L.P. in the sale of the Evolve IP Corporate Center in Wayne, PA Evolve IP Corporate Center contains twelve, one story office buildings, is comprised of 376,303 square feet of office space and is located on a 40 acre campus.  Beacon Commercial Real Estate, LLC has been awarded the property management assignment for this asset.

Plymouth Woods Office Center – 521-531 Plymouth Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA – Cushman Wakefield, as well as Gene McHale and Colin McHale of Beacon Commercial Real Estate, LLC represented the Seller, GPX Plymouth Woods Office Properties, L.P. in the sale of the Plymouth Woods Office Center. Plymouth Woods Office Center contains five, one story office buildings comprised of 188,360 square feet of office space.

University Office Plaza – 256-263 Chapman Road, Newark, DE – Cushman & Wakefield, as well as Gene McHale and Colin McHale with Beacon Commercial Real Estate, represented the Seller, GPX University Office Properties, LP in the sale of the University Office Plaza. This complex consists of six, two-story buildings, located on 14.25 acres and is comprised of 184,334 square feet.

One Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA – CB Richard Ellis and Gene McHale of Beacon Commercial Real Estate, LLC represented the Seller, Maguire & Partners Property Group in the sale of the One Belmont Avenue Building to Keystone Property Group. This Class “A: office building consists of 245,000 SF of space and is located on approximately 8 acres in Bala Cynwyd.  Beacon Commercial Real Estate, LLC has retained the leasing for this property.

Tenant Representation – Two Bala Plaza, 333 E. City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA – Gene represented Good Shepherd in this new lease of 5,000 SF office space at Two Bala Plaza in Bala Cynwyd.

Tenant Representation – Two Bala Plaza, 333 E. City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA – McHale represented Global Insurance Solutions Group in their renewal of 3,888 SF office space at Two Bala Plaza in Bala Cynwyd.

Tenant Representation – Two Bala Plaza, 333 E. City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA – Gene represented Dr. Brown in renewing his office space at Two Bala Plaza in Bala Cynwyd, consisting of 1,623 SF.

Tenant Representation – 789 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA – Gene McHale represented Thomas Jefferson University in this transaction of a long-term 17,000 SF lease.

Tenant Representation – 295 S. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA – Hanover Insurance was represented by Gene in the sales transaction of a 4,500 SF office building.

The Verizon Building, 402 Fayette Street, King of Prussia, PA – Representing the Landlord, Keystone Property Group, Gene McHale completed a long-term deal of 11,333 SF with the YMCA of Greater Philadelphia.

 

2450 Boulevard of the Generals, Norristown, PA – Gene McHale, as well as Colin McHale, represented Frank Brewer of 2450 Boulevard of the Generals JV in the sale of this 18,500 SF building for $2.4 million to a local investor.

The Conshohocken Corner ­- McHale represented Keystone Property Group at Conshohocken Corner, where they are planning to develop over 200 million SF of a mixed-use project.

375 East Elm Street, Conshohocken, PA – Resold in 2012 for $4.7 million. Gene along with his son, Colin, represented both parties in the sale of a 2-story, 33,000 SF office building. Beacon sold this property in 2011 for $4 million.

15 Kings Grant Drive, Bala Cynwyd, PA – Sold in 2012 for $3.69 million. Gene McHale and Colin McHale represented the Seller and Buyer in this transaction.

3400 Horizon Drive, King of Prussia, PA – Representing Delaware Valley Surgical Supply, Gene was able to make their expansion effort a success by helping them sign a new lease for 36,000 SF of flex space.

Devon Square, 724 & 744 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA – McHale represented the Landlord, Keystone Property Group at this asset. In 2009, McHale completed 2 deals totaling 48,000 SF. Penn Liberty Bank signed a 15-year lease at the location, while Merrill Lynch renewed their lease and expanded to an additional 3,500 square feet.

101 West Elm Street, Conshohocken, PA – McHale’s presence in Conshohocken is best exhibited at 101 West Elm Street, where he represented Keating Development and Mercy Health in the sale of the building to Brandywine Realty Trust.

 

Valley Forge Business Campus, 2460 & 2490 General Armistead Avenue and 705 General Washington Avenue, Valley Forge, PA – Also in Valley Forge, McHale led a team that negotiated the sale of this three-building, 115,000 SF flex portfolio from CD Realty to the Buccini/Pollin Group. Since the transaction, McHale sold two of the buildings to an end-user, and increased rental rates to $12.00/SF NNN.

110 Washington Street, Conshohocken, PA – McHale represented the Seller, R&J Holding Company in the $11 million sale of 3 acres of waterfront property in downtown Conshohocken. The buyer, Seven Tower Bridge Associates, intends to develop a premier 15 story, 250,000 square foot office building on the site.

101 W City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA – McHale represented the Owner, DLMR, in the sale of a 2-story, 85,000 SF office building located at the corner of City Avenue and Bryn Mawr Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. The property sold for $5.3 million to Goodman Properties

1145 Forrest Avenue, Conshohocken, PA – Representing Diversified Industrial Equipment Co., McHale sold this 10,000 SF flex building to Howe Properties for $739,000.

475 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA – Gene, along with his son Colin McHale, represented the Landlord, CommonWealth REIT, in the long-term lease of 23,571 SF to ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.