Arthur H Perlen

Arthur H Perlen

With over 20 years of commercial real estate experience, Arthur has been involved in management, leasing, sales and development of retail properties. Arthur has been involved in site selection work with national credit, single tenant developments as well as land assemblages for large retail centers including grocery-anchored centers. Additionally, Arthur has assisted retailers in the disposition of their surplus real estate effecting both sales and leases/subleases.


Clients have included OfficeMax, General Nutrition Centers, Norwalk Furniture, Walgreens Drugs, Castle Dental Centers, Harris Teeter, Homeplace, Verizon Wireless, Red Robin, Krispy Kreme, Leslie’s Pool Supplies, AC Moore, Morton’s, GE Capital, and Office Depot. Disposition clients have included OfficeMax, Office Depot, Advance Auto, and GE Franchise Capital.


2010 – Present: Centennial Retail Services, Principal

Perlen specializes in retail leasing and sales in the Tennessee market and provides commercial real estate services on an exclusive and/or special assignment basis in other markets the Southeast Region. His responsibilities include landlord representation, tenant representation, outparcel sales and investment sales of real properties. Perlen also has experience with investment property sales especially in the area of single tenant retail real estate. Perlen has extensive experience as a retail investor and manager, having purchased and managed numerous retail properties for his own

1992 – 2009: Grubb & Ellis|Centennial, Senior Associate


University of Tennessee, Finance

Bachelors of Science, 1981


  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Member
  • CCIM, Middle Tennessee CCIM Chapter Member


  • Akiva School Board of Directors, Past President
  • United Cerebral Palsy Board of Directors
  • West End Synagogue Board of Directors, Past President
  • Young Leaders Award
  • presented by the Jewish Federation
  • of Nashville and Middle Tennessee Recipient
  • Fieldstone Farms, Commercial – American General, 1996-1997
  • Crossgate Center – Bruno’s Anchored Shopping Center, 1996
  • Harpeth Village – Bruno’s Anchored Shopping Center, 1996
  • Walgreens Retail Development Projects
  • Offi ceMax Development, various
  • Peartree Village – Harris Teeter Anchored Center
  • Verizon Wireless, various

Contact Details
  • Office : 615-234-4919
  • Mobile : 615-804-5764

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