Rick Stoes

Principal
Retail | Las Cruces

Professional Information

Rick Stoes has excelled in commercial construction and real estate since the age of 21. He first earned a commercial contractor license and then transitioned into brokerage, founding Venture Real Estate & Development Corporation. Whether brokering a 1,500 square‐foot fast‐food franchise or a 55,000 square‐foot supermarket, Rick is equally excited about every project he undertakes. His unique strengths coupled with enthusiasm contribute to his success.

career transaction highligths

Rick’s specialties range from retail tenant and landlord representation, to site selection and build‐to‐suit facilitations. He has worked with national retailers such as Home Depot, Wal Mart, Burlington Coat Factory, Autozone, Sonic, Smith’s Food & Drug, Kinko’s and Subway.

professional history

As an experienced construction contractor, Rick offers his clients unique insight into every aspect of their real estate transactions, from site proposals to property development. He evaluates lot requirements, utility specifications, completion schedules, building cost projections, and other facility‐related issues. This expertise helps ensure exceptional counsel and results. Whether brokering a 1,500 square‐foot fast‐food franchise or a 55,000 square‐foot supermarket, Rick is equally excited about every project he undertakes. His unique strengths coupled with enthusiasm contribute to his success.

education & awards
  • Named 5th Top Affiliate Retail Broker by Grubb & Ellis Corp. 2007
  • Licensed New Mexico & Texas Broker
  • Licensed New Mexico Commercial Contractor
  • New Mexico State University
  • Phoenix Institute of Technology and Architecture
professional & community Affiliations
  • Member, National Association of Realtors
  • Member, Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico (CARNM)
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, New Mexico Leasing Information Network (LIN)
  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
  • Member, Realtors Association of New Mexico (RANM)
  • Member, Las Cruces Downtown Revitalization
  • Member, Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, La Mesa Lions
  • Chairman, Dona Ana Council of Lions Clubs
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Restauant / Bar / Bowling Alley
Type: Retail-Commercial
Restauant / Bar / Bowling AlleyLas Cruces, NM
$2,750,000.00Located of Amador Ave. cross street S. Solano Dr 3 Business Venues in one location. This is the only existing bowling alley in Las Cruces. • Great Access • High Traffic • Great Signage • New Mexico Liquor License Marketing Flyer has detail...

± 160 Acres
Type: Land
± 160 AcresLas Cruces, NM
$1,200,000.00Located minutes away from Red Hawk Golf Course designed by Ken Dye and built in a beautiful high desert setting. The course blends wonderfully into the natural terrain and features panoramic views of the Organ and Dona Ana Mountains. This is a t...

Build to Suit
Type: Retail-Commercial
Build to SuitLas Cruces, NM
Located off Telshor, near the busiest intersection with a combined traffic count of 37,998 2 Lots - ± 1.20 Acres & ± 1.06 Acres

± 1,800 SF Retail For Lease
Type: Retail-Commercial
± 1,800 SF Retail For LeaseEl Paso, TX
Building C is on the corner of E. San Antonio Ave and S. Stanton St. Union Fashion Building is 8 stories. We currently have Building C on the First Floor Available. The retail suite sits directly across from JCPenny. In the area are CVS, and a fut...

Monte Vista Complex
Type: Multi-Family
Monte Vista ComplexLas Cruces, NM
$250,000.00Located on the corner of Monte Vista and Hagerty, this location appeals to college students, since it is within walking distance to NMSU. 4 Unit apartments with 2 bedrooms 1 bath. ± 783 SF rent ranging from $525 - $550. Each apartment has a fence...

La Fonda Complex
Type: Multi-Family
La Fonda ComplexLas Cruces, NM
$300,000.00Located on the corner of La Fonda in La Fonda Cir cul de sac. 4 Unit apartments 2 bedroom 2 bath. ± 783 SF renting for $550. 1 apartment sits upstairs. Each has a private backyard.

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201 N Church St Ste 200
Las Cruces, NM 88001

(575) 523-6000 direct
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(575) 523-7777 fax

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