What We Do
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 over 30 years of experience, Investors is equipped with all the tools needed to add the most value to all of your commercial real estate dealings, including:
Meet Our Team
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.
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.
For his short time in the industry, he 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.
J. Hardtner Klumpp
Project and Leasing Manager
Sales and Leasing Associate
Blake Soto has joined 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.