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About Us

At The Investors Group, we focus on the advantageous acquisition and use of commercial real estate.

The Investors Group of Louisiana is a full-service commercial real estate firm based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with a professional reach from East Texas to the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. With more than 30 years of experience, The Investors Group is equipped with all the tools needed to add the most value to all of your commercial real estate dealings, including:

Buy & Sell

Our experienced and licensed real estate brokers are ready to help make the deal in Southwest Louisiana and East Texas.

Leasing & Management

We can provide assistance with every aspect of finding lease space and the management of commercial real estate properties.

Development

Our experience in commercial real estate development will provide the solutions you require for your real estate development needs.

We would like the opportunity to assist you in making the best real estate decision possible, and we are confident that our experience, knowledge and expertise are second to none.

Our Team

President and Founder
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Allen Singletary

President and Founder

With over 35 years of experience in Louisiana, Allen Singletary is recognized as an authority in Commercial Real Estate.  His expertise in this field ranges from acquisition and disposition, to site selection and development, and to its management and syndication.

Allen has served as General Partner and/or Managing Partner in various real estate entities over his entire career. These entities have been comprised of 5-50 partners, and individual holdings valued over $5,000,000. Collectively, his combined real estate experience value has exceeded $100,000,000.

Allen has been approved as asset and/or property manager for non-recourse properties by Pacific Mutual and Jefferson Pilot Insurance Company, GMAC Commercial Mortgage, Capmark Financial, and JP Morgan Chase Bank. He is familiar with all the budgeting requirements and reporting for single-asset non-recourse loans.

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Project and Leasing Manager
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J. Hardtner Klumpp

Project and Leasing Manager

After graduating from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Business Administration in 2011, J. Hardtner Klumpp returned to his hometown of Lake Charles, LA and teamed up with Allen Singletary to pursue a full-time career in commercial real estate.

J. Hardtner Klumpp has successfully brokered over $25 million in commercial real estate transactions. While he is knowledgeable in all areas of the industry, his focus is on every aspect of retail commercial real estate from landlord and tenant representation for local, regional, and national clients to the strategic acquisition and disposition of investment-grade retail shopping centers.

Clients represented include: Sherwin-Williams, T-Mobile, Wal-Mart, Roly Poly, The Lacassane Company, Racetrac Convenience Store, Gifts and Grinds, Jimmy John’s, Dairy Barn, 121 Artisan Bistro, and Heartland Dental.

J. Hardtner Klumpp was awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation by the CCIM Institute in 2016 which recognizes him as a leading expert in commercial investment real estate.  In addition, he is an active member of The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the National Association of Realtors, The Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, and the SWLA Chamber Quality of Life Task Force.

He is very active in his community serving as the past president of The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club in 2015-2016.  He also serves as a Board Member for the Imperial Calcasieu Museum, Better Business Bureau Foundation, and SOWELA Foundation.

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Sales and Leasing Associate
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Blake Soto

Sales and Leasing Associate

Blake Soto is part of the Investors Group team as a sales and leasing associate. He has experience working with industrial, retail, and medical space developers as well as tenants’ site selection of industrial, medical, restaurant, and general commercial space. Prior to joining the Investors Group, Blake worked with NAI Latter and Blum-Lake Charles. He earned his bachelor’s degree of arts from McNeese State University. He is licensed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and has earned the designation as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).

Blake is a native of Lake Charles and is very active in Southwest Louisiana. He is a member of several professional and community organizations including the Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club, the Calcasieu Community Clinic board of directors, and the SWLA Economic Development Alliance.

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Project Manager
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Louie D. Barbe IV

Project Manager

Louie D. Barbe IV has recently joined the Investors Group as Project Manager. He has seven years of commercial property management experience. Prior to joining the Investors Group, Louie worked with Magnolia Property Management. He attended McNeese State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness.

Louie currently serves as a board member for the Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club. He is a native of Lake Charles where he resides with his wife Tracey and two children Caroline Grace and Louie “Quint”.

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Sales and Leasing Associate
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John Michael Klumpp

Sales and Leasing Associate

John Michael joins us as a sales and leasing associate, after spending the last two years working at Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate in Baton Rouge, LA. Working as both an intern and agent for them, John Michael comes to us with experience in multiple different fields within the commercial real estate business realm. He also holds a degree in Business and recently received a Behavioral Sciences degree from McNeese State University.

A proud native of Lake Charles, he is working to take his knowledge, influence, and expertise as a local commercial agent to the next level.

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