The Cogent Group, LLC is a private commercial real estate investment firm.
We pursue corporate sale-leasebacks, retail development, net leased acquisitions, and opportunistic real estate.


[kō-jәnt] (adjective) – convincing, forceful, strong, well-argued, logical, rational, coherent, sound

As our name implies, the principals of The Cogent Group have the experience, expertise, and capability to quickly analyze, capitalize, structure and seamlessly close on a myriad of real estate transactions.


A history of success

Established in 2008, The Cogent Group acquires net leased real estate for its own account, primarily through sale-leasebacks, retail development, and build-to-suit transactions across the United States. Cogent was founded upon our principals’ combined 100+ years of expertise in real estate investing, structuring sale-leasebacks, and developing commercial assets.


Our investment types

  • Sale-leaseback transactions
  • Built-to-suit developments
  • Reverse build-to-suits
  • Existing net leased property acquisitions
  • Opportunistic situations

Featured Projects

Sample acquisitions

The Cogent Group identified and built 21 locations totaling over 110,000 sf throughout Texas and continues to be CareNow’s Texas developer.

The Cogent Group acquired 19 Albertson’s properties, totaling 850,000 sf located throughout Oregon, Nevada, Washington, California, and Arizona.
The Cogent Group acquired a portfolio of 8 properties located throughout the Bay Area, leased to a franchisee. The transaction closed within 30 days from engagement.