SVN/Kahn Properties was founded in 1983 by Gayle Kahn Belcher as Kahn Properties, Inc., a property management company. In 2016 Kahn Properties expanded by becoming a division of Sperry Van Ness and is now known as SVN/Kahn Properties. Today the company specializes in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, Real Estate Investment, Property Management of Multi-Family and Commercial properties, Asset Management, and Property Rehab Projects.
In the area of Property Management, the Company excels in the management of mature and historic apartment communities in the Five Point South, UAB, Avondale, Downtown and Highland Avenue district areas. Our buildings have typically stayed leased at a 95% or greater occupancy over the last several years. Our properties cater to young professionals and graduate students in the 25 to 45 year old age group. In recent years, with the overseeing of minor renovations, our retention rates have increased from about 50% to 65%.
The Company manages commercial properties located in the Historic Five Points South entertainment district and in the Upscale Mountain Brook community of English Village.