About NNN Resource

NNN Resource is a Resource Center for buyers and sellers of single tenant, Triple Net (NNN) Lease property.  NNN Resource has a nationwide focus on investment grade construction, well-located, single tenant, long-term lease, Triple Net (NNN) or Double Net (NN) lease types in freestanding buildings with national (or regional) credit retail tenants.  Sale / leasebacks are a common investment type.  See the reasons you should include single tenant triple net lease property in your investment portfolio.

NNN Resource is governed by two members of the Colliers International National Net Lease Group, Joseph Austin and Peter Block.  The Colliers International National Net Lease Group is a team of 30+/- real estate professionals across the United States and annual sales of over a billion dollars.


About Joseph Austin

Joseph Austin is a Vice President with Colliers International.  Chicago is the home office, but he resides in the west.  His focus is on helping individuals, companies and organizations maximize the value of their real estate holdings.

15+ year real estate professional with experience that includes over a billion dollars of real estate across 29 states, 200+ properties, 5MM+ square feet, hundreds of acres and all major property types. Broad experience includes managing land acquisitions for a Fortune 500 company in addition to managing the disposition of all real estate assets for a large real estate trust created through the bankruptcy of an organization that the Wall Street Journal referred to as “one of the hairiest legal unravelings in real estate history.”

Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management / Finance from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). Licensed real estate broker in two states, CCIM Designee, member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Interests include any type of sport (spectating or playing), hiking, biking, camping, reading, farming a small family farm in Boise, Idaho and all the time spent with an incredible wife and nine amazing (and busy) children.



I have worked with Joe in various settings for nearly 10 years, and I can think of few people with the breadth and depth of commercial real estate knowledge that he possesses.  Joe is very detail-oriented, yet also sees the ‘big picture,’ and is very good at getting deals done to the mutual benefit of everyone involved in the transaction.  He is one of my most trusted advisors, and I would highly recommend him to anyone. — Robin Brady


Joe Austin is my go-to resource for real estate expertise. He is exceptionally knowledgeable, candid and responsive. I’ll continue to use Joe for my future commercial real estate needs, no question about it. — Matthew McKinlay


Joe is a very detailed and thorough individual. He takes pride in his work and has a high standard in the results he seeks for his clients. — Chris Fiscelli


I have worked with Joe Austin many times over the last few years. Joe has always been a great resource that has provided professional, accurate, and timely advice and support on our transactions. He consistently delivered on his commitments and represented our interests as if they were his own. I look forward to doing business with Joe again! — Glenn Yearsley


I have known and have worked with Joe Austin since 2007 both in an investment-property acquisitions due diligence capacity as well as assessing and marketing property through the brokerage community. Joe is as diligent and detailed in his assignments as anyone I’ve known in over 30 years in brokerage. Joe does not take anything for granted, but will dig in and verify the veracity of claims and get to the truth of the matter. Joe is well regarded for integrity, honesty, and being knowledgeable in his field. He is reliable and dependable. — Lon Lundberg


Joe Austin has been an immense resource in my analysis of many commercial real estate transactions. My experience working with him on a number of transactions and his track record of closing all types of commercial real estate provides me with the utmost confidence in his ability to tackle any problem, as there are few that he has not seen and solved. Joe’s attention to detail, knowledge base, and strong customer service provide me with exactly what I want in a consultant and broker. — Connor MacLennan


Joseph has terrific depth of experience in acquisitions and dispositions of real estate assets and he is a person of great character. Both his experience and his character have been forged and proven in complex transactions. Joseph is a professional you can count on. — Bryan Aydelotte


Joe is not one to be happy with the status quo, he always looks for ways to create value and improve on things. He is very intelligent with an analytical mindset. More than once Joe has amazed me with his stellar analysis of a situation and his unique approach to solve a problem. I’ve seen nothing but the highest standards and integrity in everything he does. — Dan Morton


I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mr. Austin over the past 5+ years managing his handling of asset analyses, property management issues, strategy formulations and their execution through negotiations leading to the disposition of various types of real estate projects throughout the U.S. involving millions of dollars of proceeds. During this time I have been extremely impressed with his attitude, subject matter knowledge, work ethics, attention to detail, professionalism and personal values. He is indeed a breath of fresh air for our industry. — Ron Strongwater


I have worked with many individuals in the real estate market. Joseph’s integrity and intelligence are great resources. In an industry where you need to be able to trust information you are given, Joseph Austin is uniquely qualified to give both honest and accurate analysis of real estate transactions. Few individuals are as qualified as Mr. Austin in terms of determining the value of a real estate asset. His years of experience has given him both a depth and a breadth of experience in commercial and residential real estate. He understands stabilized commercial assets as well as development projects. There is not a real estate transaction that Joseph could not bring value to comprehending the risks and benefits of acquisition or disposition of that asset. Besides being highly skilled as a real estate consultant, he is also a person of impeccable character. He is trustworthy and will not disappoint. Having worked with Mr. Austin professionally, as well as considering him a personal friend, I have a very high regard for him. I know that whomever he works with will be greatly benefited from his expertise and association! — Mark Paskett


I have had the opportunity of working with Joe Austin on several large, complex commercial real estate transactions. I’m always impressed with Joe’s knowledge of commercial real estate and the detail of his due diligence from a financial and entitlement perspective. I have also appreciated his common sense approach to property uses and marketing strategies. I would highly recommend utilizing Joe in any due diligence or marketing for commercial properties and development. — Jeff Warr


I’ve had the privilege of working with Joe in the past and was constantly impressed with his professionalism, knowledge and team mentality. Joe was always willing to assist and offer advice by sharing his experience and expertise in Commercial Real Estate. I highly recommend Joe as he is an honest, smart and dependable professional. – Kristine Smale


Joe Austin assisted us in our evaluation of our annual property tax assessment. Joe responded quickly to our last minute challenge of our assessment by gathering information and reaching out to the assessor’s office. In addition, Joe was able to provide insight into potential sale-leaseback opportunities we may consider in the future. Knowledgeable, helpful, and professional, we plan to use Joe Austin for future real estate needs. — Steve Brooke


Joe Austin is the person you want to have working on your team. He leaves no stone unturned. If there is money that can be saved, he can find it. Joe is knowledgeable, hardworking, and has the best integrity. He has helped me in my large purchase and I would not choose another. I have been impressed by his thoroughness and willingness to go the extra mile. Thanks, Joe, for all your help. — John Freeman


I’ve had the pleasure of working with Joe for several years providing due diligence on a wide range of real estate investments, including office, retail, and land. Joe is an ever consummate professional and one of the hardest working individuals I’ve had the pleasure of working with. He is constantly looking at ways to improve himself and maximize value. I would highly recommend his service. — Kristian Peterson


Our experience with Mr. Austin has been nothing short of exceptional. He assisted us in purchasing an investment property. His depth of knowledge and expertise in regards to all aspects of the world of real estate is truly unmatched. — Jarom Wagoner