SVN | Blackstream hires Restauranteur Brett Mitchell

Greenville, SC – January 22, 2024 – SVN | Blackstream ®, a full-service commercial real estate firm servicing the Carolinas, proudly announces the new addition of Associate Advisor, Brett Mitchell. With a robust background in the hospitality and restaurant industry, as well as commercial insurance, Brett Mitchell will bring his unique expertise and talent into the Reedy River Retail team at SVN | Blackstream.

Brett Mitchell joins the team after over 5 years as a Commercial Account Executive at The Correll Insurance Group, where he worked helping business owners protect their businesses and analyze their exposures in order to ensure profitability. Prior to his career in the insurance field, Mitchell founded and operated “House of Pizza”, a restaurant in Clinton, SC. Mitchell was able to give back to his community in this role by supporting Flight of the Dove, a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding Hospice care, as well as local schools. Mitchell joins the Reedy River Retail team at SVN Blackstream with a focus on restaurants and hospitality.

Lars Gruenefeld, COO of SVN Blackstream®, spoke on the company’s newest addition, stating, “We are incredibly excited to welcome Brett Mitchell to our team. His skills and experiences in insurance and hospitality will undeniably enhance our service delivery, thereby strengthening our client relationships and our retail team.” Dustin Tenney, SVP of Reedy River Retail at SVN Blackstream, states, “We are proud to welcome Brett Mitchell to our team, and we are excited to expand our skillset and industry knowledge within the Greenville retail market through his impressive expertise.” This addition underscores SVN | Blackstream’s commitment to delivering superior results for our clients across the Carolinas, with a focus on the retail landscape of Greenville.

About SVN | Blackstream®

SVN | Blackstream® is a full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm based in Greenville, South Carolina. As part of the SVN® network, the firm provides local expertise and a global reach, offering clients a wide range of services in various commercial real estate sectors. SVN | Blackstream® is committed to delivering exceptional results and creating lasting relationships with clients, colleagues, and the community.

About SVN®

The SVN® brand is a globally recognized commercial real estate entity united by a shared vision of creating value for clients, colleagues, and communities. Currently, SVN comprises over 2,000 advisors and staff working in more than 200 offices across the globe. SVN’s brand pillars represent the transparency, innovation and inclusivity that enable all our advisors to collaborate effectively with the entire real estate industry on behalf of our clients. SVN’s unique Shared Value Network® is just one of the many ways that advisors create outstanding value for all stakeholders.

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