Fred R. Sutton is President of Fred R. Sutton Real Estate Services LLC, a firm which has for over 20 years been actively representing healthcare professionals wanting to lease office or retail space, purchasing a property or a condominium office space, or buy vacant land for their own use and development. Typical clients include medical doctors, dentists and other healthcare-oriented providers. The firm also works with our existing clients to create real estate partnerships and to provide real estate investment opportunities.
Services include providing detailed demographics reports for comparative site analysis and site selection, commercial lease negotiations, property due diligence and acquisition, securing lender financing for 1) start-up practices, 2) for property and practice acquisitions, 3) for construction loans and permanent financing, 4) for debt consolidation or refinancing, or 5) for other client requested loans.
Fred has served on the Fourth District’s Texas Dental Association’s Rite to Smile Board of Directors, on the North Texas Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute (CIREI) Board of Directors and on national CIREI editorial review board. He has also served on the national Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) editorial review board and publications committee, and on the Dallas IREM institutional advisory council and legislative committee.
He has been an ongoing annual speaker for the Baylor College of Dentistry in the Advance Education General Dentistry (AEGD) program and the Pediatric Dentistry program, and has made presentations on such topics as “Opening a New Dental Office: A Roadmap to Success,” “Critical Issue for Long-Term Success” and “Critical Issue When Buying a Practice.” He has also made presentations to the Texas Dental Association’s Fourth District on the topic of “Commercial Real Estate: Leasing versus Property Ownership.” He has also been a speaker to the Denton County Dental Society with topics such as “Buying Land for a Dental Office Building” and “Critical Issues when Securing a New Loan.” He has also made presentations to the University of North Texas Pre-dental Student Association, the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), The New American Network (NAN) Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Patterson Dental Supply, Midwest Dental Supply, Burkhart Dental Supply, national healthcare lenders and other business and healthcare organizations. He has written articles for or been interviewed by the American Banking Association Banking Journal, The Commercial Investment Real Estate Journal, The Journal of Property Management, The Building Owners and Managers Institute, The Real Estate Forum, The National Real Estate Investor, The Wall Street Journal, and others.
He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, with a specialization in real estate. He has over 25 years experience in the commercial real estate industry, and was awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation and the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation.
When he is not working, he loves spending time with family. He also enjoys playing golf, fly fishing, international travel and outdoor photography (especially in the Rocky Mountains).