Ackerman Retail Becomes Exclusive Representative for Goodwill of North Georgia Store Expansion
Brian Lefkoff, Ackerman Retail EVP, will lead the tenant representation team  


ATLANTA, May 15, 2019 – Goodwill of North Georgia, one of 160 independent Goodwills across the United States, has selected Ackerman Retail, a division of Ackerman & Co., as its exclusive tenant representative for its store expansion across the region. Brian Lefkoff, executive vice president for Ackerman Retail, will lead the tenant representation team as it assists the non-profit retailer in identifying and selecting sites for new stores and donation centers.


Goodwill’s new locations in North Georgia will range in size from 25,000 to 40,000 square feet.


“Goodwill stores have come to be viewed by everyone from Millennials to Baby Boomers as an alternative to the popular discount stores. With the brand’s growing popularity, there is an excellent opportunity for Goodwill to open new stores in a number of markets,” said Brian Lefkoff. “We look forward to helping our client achieve its expansion goals.”

Established in 1925, Goodwill of North Georgia operates 61 stores and 56 donation centers across 45 counties. In its mission to create job opportunities, it also operates 13 career centers offering job training and placement services.





About Ackerman & Co.


Headquartered in Atlanta, Ackerman & Co. is a privately held, full-service commercial real estate firm focused on providing quality investment, brokerage, management and development services in the Southeast. The company, founded in 1967, retains an expert team of more than 100 real estate professionals. To date, Ackerman & Co. has developed and acquired 35 million square feet of office, medical, industrial, retail and mixed-use space, has 8 million square feet under management, and maintains an investment portfolio valued at $1 billion.


Ackerman Retail, a division of Ackerman & Co., offers a best-in-class services platform, delivering solid results for local and multi-market clients across the Southeast. To date, Ackerman Retail has completed more than 10 million square feet of transactions valued at $1.7 billion.

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