|About OMEGA Properties, Inc.
Omega Properties, Inc. is proud of the service that they offer to each individual client. This excellent customer service is made possible by each individual and the support that they provide to each of their team members. Below is some information about each:
C. William Barnhill
Bill Barnhill, CCIM, PhD., has been involved in the Commercial Real Estate Business over 36 years, having specialized for the last 19 years in self storage. Bill holds the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member designation and has simultaneously served on the board of directors of both aviation and marine related businesses. He is also a past president of the Alabama CCIM Chapter and Alabama Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute. He is currently President of Omega Properties, Inc., a commercial real estate management and brokerage firm located in Mobile, Alabama. He has been actively engaged with the Alabama Self Storage Association having served as an officer and is a partner and board member of Storage South Management, L.L.C.
Experience: As President and owner of Omega Properties, Inc. He has extensive experience in the development and management of self storage facilities. He currently owns and manages eight self storage facilities with over 3,500 units and over 500,000 square feet. He has brokered over $150 million in self storage transactions as an Argus Self Storage Sales Network Affiliate.
"This industry has so much potential. As the end users of storage continue to be educated on the product, more and more of them will be inclined to use storage more frequently. This is what gives this business such exciting growth that some other segments of commercial investment properties lack."
Shannon Barnhill Barnes, CCIM
Shannon Barnhill Barnes is a Realtor and Broker based in Mobile, AL with Omega Properties, Inc. Mrs. Barnes is a 13-year commercial real estate industry veteran, specializing in the brokerage of self-storage units in Alabama, the Florida Panhandle, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Shannon has built a solid foundation of investors and clients through her sales, management, and advisory services. She graduated with a degree in Finance from the University of Alabama.
Mrs. Barnes has a long record of successfully guiding local and national clients with their self-storage real estate acquisitions and the sales and management of their assets. Shannon has closed over $20 million in transactions during her time with Omega Properties, Inc. Her specific areas of expertise include self storage sales, broker opinion of value, and commercial properties.
Shannon specializes in applying her expertise and market knowledge across four states to consistently exceed the investment and management goals of her clients. In addition to being a member of the CCIM Institute, Shannon is an active member of the Junior League of Mobile, National Association of Realtors, Alabama Association of Realtors, Mobile Association of Realtors, and the Mobile Commercial Real Estate Exchange Club. She is married to her husband, Jason, and has two children, Grayden and Savannah.
- Commercial Certified Investment Member (2010-present)
- Closed over $30 million commercial sales transactions
- Owner, Bayfront Self Storage, Daphne, AL
- Board Member, Alabama Self Storage Association 2013-Current
- President, Alabama CCIM Chapter Gulf Coast District, 2013
Board Member, Alabama CCIM Chapter Gulf Coast District, 2011-2014; 2016-Current
Stuart LaGroue has been involved in Commercial Real Estate and specializing in self storage brokerage since 2004. He is licensed in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana, and is also a partner in Storage South Management, LLC. Stuart served on the Board of the Alabama Self Storage Association (ALSSA) from 2007 - 2012. In 2009, he served as President of ALSSA and for the two years prior to that he served as Treasurer. He is a member and serves on the Board of the Kiwanis Club of Daphne-Spanish Fort, AL, as Membership Chairman. Stuart is also a Cub Scout Den Leader for Pack 177 in Spanish Fort. In addition, he serves on the Mobile Area Council Boy Scouts of America Executive Board as well as the Spanish Fort Fire Department Board. He is married to Shelly LaGroue, a partner with Forwood & LaGroue, LLC, a local CPA firm. He is the proud father of two sons.
Stuart earned his Bachelor's of Science from Auburn University and is currently a CCIM Candidate.