We are a full-service commercial real estate firm providing expertise in tenant and landlord representation, as well as, acquisitions and dispositions. Our goal is an absolute commitment to quality, from start to finish. Our experienced team is committed to delivering unrivaled insight and vision, enabling our clients to make superior decisions in the commercial real estate market.
With our in-house advisory services, we strive to maximize the productivity and profitability of our investor clients. The synergies between these service offerings allows LINC to handle any and all aspects of the real estate transaction under one roof.
We are proud to serve our clients following these principles that define our company:
Committed to excellence
Forward-thinking solutions approach
Single source service provider
Professional approach to client service
WHAT SETS US APART
Our in-depth knowledge and desire to build a long-term relationship with our clients sets us apart from competitors who are eager to do whatever it takes to close a transaction. Furthermore, due to our consulting experience with fortune 500 companies, when you work with LINC Commercial Realty, value is produced and risk is minimized.
OUR IDEAL CLIENT
Anyone who is looking to address organizational needs such as tenant representation, site selections, leasing, acquisitions or dispositions as well as investment properties. The ideal client can be any type of business or an investor who is looking to invest money in commercial Real Estate or is simply looking to lease space. We will work with our clients throughout the entire process, seeing the deal through to the end and serving as an adviser afterward and on future commercial property deals.
LINC is proud to be affiliated
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Najdi Rafaty, J.D.
Founder and Broker, LINC Realty
Najdi Rafaty is an accomplished real estate professional with over 15 years of experience within the commercial real estate industry. She has a successful track record of closing large transactions in heavily competitive markets and is highly skilled in creating and maintaining collaborative working relationships.
Prior to starting LINC Realty, Najdi was a founding Partner of CRE Consulting Group where she advised and consulted some of the largest real estate owners such as Goldman Sachs, Lincoln Property Company, Palisades Capital Realty Advisors, GGP and Rouse Properties on acquisitions, dispositions and due diligence. She successfully closed multiple transactions ranging in value of more than $134 million dollars.
As the VP of Asset Closings for Arden Realty/GE Capital Real Estate, Najdi closed over $6 billion in transactions ranging from single property contracts to portfolio contracts involving more than 30 properties. She led the due diligence process in accordance with the applicable risk policies.
Najdi is a member of the Texas Real Estate Council (TREC), the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate Professionals as well as Commercial Real Estate Woman (CREW), where she currently serves on the careers committee and was nominated for “Spirit of Entrepreneurship.” She is also a member of the Plano Chapter of Team Networking where she has won the “best networker” award for the past two years. She is also affiliated with the International Certification of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. Najdi also gives back to the community by conducting commercial real estate webinars for the University of Texas at Arlington Veterans outreach teaching veterans how to secure leases for franchise opportunities.
Najdi holds a Juris Doctor (JD) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Business.
Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Crystal is a licensed real estate agent that has a diverse career background spanning over 19 years of experience in sales, accounting, and banking. She is a results-oriented, innovative & analytical thinker with a drive for change. She has a sales background with relationship-building skills and experience collaborating with clients and networking partners.
Prior to LINC, Crystal was an Energy Manager for Rapid Power Management where she managed client’s electricity and gas contract, prepared pricing analysis, and maintained retailer relationships. She was instrumental in implementing new automation processes that saved revenue on hiring new employees as well as educating staff on energy markets including capacity and the financial impact to clients.
Crystal was a member of the Ft. Worth Chapter of BOMA for 4 years where she served on the advocacy committee. She has been actively involved in Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) since 2019, where she has served on the membership and program committees. She also was the co-chair of the leadership committee. Crystal earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Crystal earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Patricia Ayres is a commercial real estate advisor for LINC Realty in Dallas. She has over 10 years of sales and customer service experience. Her vast sales experience provides her with the ability to understand the needs and objectives of her clients and to negotiate the most equitable contract transactions.
She is a confident and resilient leader providing excellent customer service and attention to her clients’ needs. She is passionate about helping women to be successful in a career in commercial real estate.
She was one of the first members of the Refined Ladies Association while at Blinn College. The organization teaches young women confidence, self-respect and collaboration. The organization raises money for various entities including the Boys & Girls Club.
Patricia attended Blinn College as well as the University of North Texas with studies focused on Business & Art. She is a graduate of the Paul Mitchell school of Aesthetics. While there, she was the Top Sales agent raising their Aesthetics department’s retail and services sales by over 12%.
Arden is the newest member of the LINC team. She joined at the start of 2020 as an intern and has since developed her role as an admin. She is currently a student at The University of Texas at Dallas, studying Business Administration and concentrating in Real Estate Development. Arden is a member of CREW Dallas, a CREW Network Foundation scholarship recipient, and currently serves as Vice President of the UT Dallas Real Estate Club.
Arden has been passionate about real estate for many years. She was first exposed to the industry through her work with residential brokerages and has since crossed into commercial real estate through her role at LINC. Her time at LINC has allowed her to gain valuable learning experiences and grow as a professional.