Anthony S. Behar

Executive Vice President/Partner

Please click HERE for Anthony’s “Behar on the Block” podcasts featuring  interviews with people in Los Angeles who have impacted the fabric of the LA market, whether through the real estate they own/develop, a product they manufacture/distribute, the politics they influence, or a restaurant you’ve enjoyed.

See my latest video log HERE about transitioning an industrial building to creative use.

Anthony Behar has been working for Major Properties since 2002. He was promoted to Executive Vice President/Partner in 2017. Anthony specializes in marketing commercial and industrial real estate throughout the Downtown and adjacent Los Angeles areas, utilizing his ever-growing client base and professional experience to locate quality tenants and buyers for his exclusive listings.

Anthony brings expertise in sales, acquisitions and tenant, landlord and buyer representation. He has sold or leased millions of square feet of space. He has been a consistent top performer, earning Major Properties’ President’s Award in 2005 and 2010, and the Salesman of the Year award in 2007, 2009, 2014 and 2015.

Anthony is one of the most sought after commercial real estate brokers in the Los Angeles area. He advises his clients on the following property types: Commercial; Creative/Flex; Industrial; Land; Mixed-Use; Office; Retail; Special Purpose; and Warehouse.

Since working at Major Properties, Anthony has gained the knowledge, trust and understanding of his clients’ needs, working with the garment industry, toy industry, food industry and various general merchandise companies. He also consults on development site dispositions, and has worked extensively with affordable housing developers. He also represents buyers (investors and owner/users) as well as for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Anthony distinguishes himself through his in-depth knowledge of the ever changing local real estate market, perseverance in selling and leasing his clients’ properties, extensive communication, and individualized marketing plans for each property.

In addition to servicing his clients, Anthony will also oversee the hiring/interviewing of new agents. Additionally, he will train and mentor new junior agents which will help better serve his existing client base.

A few of his recent transactions include:
1868 W Washington—Industrial—17,335 SF Sold: $3,650,000
1147 Wall St—Commercial—14,800 SF Sold: $2,600,000
1178 N Western Ave—Auto Repair—6,535 SF Sold: $3,300,000
4020 Avalon Blvd—Industrial—30,000 SF Sold: $4,200,000
2515 S Broadway—Industrial—20,984 SF Sold: $7,350,000
Main St/Alhambra St/Johnston St/Hancock St—Development—3.3 Acres Sold: $8,250,000
828 S Main St—Commercial—9,400 SF Sold: $5,000,000
1915-1927 Arapahoe St—Industrial—11,855 SF Sold: $3,700,000
1603 S Central Ave—Industrial—5,900 SF Sold: $2,200,000
1202-1208 S Mateo St—Industrial—20,500 SF Sold: $6,765,000
1515-1521 Santee St—Mixed-Use—13,200 SF Sold: $3,100,000
640-660 Alameda St—Industrial—75,000 SF Sold: $8,750,000
1717 E 7th St—Mixed-Use—12,600 SF Sold: $3,654,000
2200 E 89th St—Industrial—44,534 SF Sold: $2,800,000
510 S Broadway—Mixed-Use—37,200 SF Sold: $3,800,000
1533 Wilshire Bl—Commercial—7,470 SF Sold: $2,275,000
600 Wall St—Development—60,000 SF Sold: $8,500,000

Anthony can provide his clients additional resources, as he has a vast network of professionals to share, including lenders, financial expertise, legal, accounting and other industry consultants.

Anthony is the host of a Los Angeles based podcast, Behar On The Block, where you can hear interviews with people positively impacting the fabric of Los Angeles.

Anthony is a Forbes Business Council member and contributor. In 2021 Anthony was named to the Top 101 Commercial Real Estate Influencers on LinkedIn by the Wilbert Group, Ken Ashley and Amplify OSM.

Anthony is a licensed California real estate agent and received a B.S. in speech communication from San Diego State University. Prior to his real estate experience, Anthony worked as a media sales executive.

Anthony is involved with a number of charitable organizations. He is a long time member and sits on the board of directors for the Guardians of the Jewish Home for the Aging. He is also a cabinet member of the Real Estate and Construction Division for the Los Angeles Jewish Federation. He resides in Encino with his wife and two children.

Client Recommendations

“I hired Anthony to help my husband and I sell our industrial warehouse in Downtown Los Angeles. Anthony was able to achieve the highest price in the area for our building. In fact, we set a record. He acted with complete professionalism, and had excellent communication through the marketing and escrow period. His knowledge of Downtown Los Angeles and the industrial market is superior. If you have a commercial property in the Los Angeles area, I would highly recommend working with Anthony.” Jennie Kim/President, Creative Design Works Inc.

“Anthony knew my property and the local market extremely well. Shortly after signing with him, he found a motivated and financially strong buyer for my type of property who paid full asking price. This was a property that had sat on the market for six months with another broker who was unable to sell it or generate interest from appropriate buyers. Following the accepted offer, Anthony helped guide the process smoothly through closing. Highly recommended!”  Randy W.

“I have worked with Anthony Behar on real estate projects for over 10 years. Anthony is one of the hardest working, most tenacious, knowledgable and trustworthy real estate specialists I have ever had the pleasure to work with. I have recommended Anthony to others who needed top notch talent. I have asked Anthony to help my own family members, including selling and replacing properties in 1031 tax exchanges. For my business, Anthony helped us find a new site for our manufacturing operations, and over the years helped us acquire or sell various properties. In all projects I knew that if Anthony would take the assignment, I could be confident of the best outcome possible.”  John Brooks, President: Adams & Brooks Inc.

“My family has worked with Anthony for over 5 years.  He has always been very knowledgeable on the market, and very responsive when needed. Anthony has helped lease our industrial warehouse twice, both times with great tenants. Providing value and being a great resource to his clients is where Anthony shines.” Corina Tieves, DTLA property owner

“Anthony helped me find two different Triple Net (NNN) properties for a 1031 Exchange. I hadn’t completed this type of transaction before and Anthony explained how the process worked, found a variety of properties all over the country for me to choose from, and helped me find an attorney who guided me through the strict IRS regulations for this type of purchase. Although my deals were by no means Anthony’s largest, I always felt that my questions and timelines were his first priority. He also worked very well with the other players in this process, including attorneys, mortgage brokers, and the sellers’ real estate agents. I can’t say enough good things about working with Anthony Behar. I now have two strong properties in two different states. If you want a real estate broker who is a clear communicator and a pleasure to work with, I highly recommend Anthony.” Christine M., Property Owner

“No words can express the relief I feel at closing the deal in 2018. I truly appreciate all the effort you put in to make it happen.” Jim Lane, California Apple Products

“I hired Anthony to help our family sell our industrial warehouse in Downtown Los Angeles. I have known Anthony for many years, and always knew he would be the “right” broker to market and sell our property. Anthony guided us along the way to a successful sale fairly quickly. Additionally he helped us negotiate a sale-lease back. If you’re thinking of selling or leasing your commercial property and want an experienced and trustworthy agent, Anthony is the right choice.” Nancy Bittan, Henry Hanger Company

“Anthony and Brad of Major Properties were recommended to me as the “go to” brokers in Downtown Los Angeles. I wanted to sell a commercial warehouse that was in my family for decades but needed the right brokers. I was very happy with my choice. Anthony and Brad represented my needs, found the right buyer, and had excellent communication throughout the deal.” Marcia L., Property Owner

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