Paul is one of the founding members of BARBERMURPHY, which was established in 2004. Recognized as a sharp financial analyst with a keen sense of the Southern Illinois marketplace in which BARBERMURPHY primarily operates, Paul is at the forefront of commercial real estate investing in the region. His illustrious career in commercial real estate includes 13 years of experience in commercial lending and development strategies for a local banking institution, combined with more than two decades of direct commercial real estate experience.
Paul specializes in the marketing and disposition of investment and commercial properties throughout Southern Illinois, with an emphasis on the Southwestern Illinois and St. Louis Metro East markets. Born and raised in Southern Illinois, Paul has an in-depth knowledge of the region, giving him the ability to provide clients interested in buying or selling property in Southwestern Illinois with the most thorough and dynamic view of the market’s commercial real estate opportunities. This knowledge of the local market also translates into BARBERMURPHY clients getting the most efficient and fiscally responsible counsel during their real estate transactions.
Among Paul’s notable transactions is his role representing the seller and buyer in the sale transaction of a 66,300-square-foot apartment complex containing seven buildings with 78 units at Park Entrance in O'Fallon, Ill. He also represented the buyer in the purchase of a 52-unit apartment complex at Wisteria Lane in Swansea, Ill.
Paul resides in Millstadt, Illinois with his wife, Pam. He is an active member of the Ainad Shrine Temple of Southern Illinois.
- National Association of Realtors
- Illinois Realtors
- Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois
- Ainad Shrine Temple of Southern Illinois
- Kiwanis Club International
- Past President, Fairview Heights Chapter
- University of Oklahoma -- Norman, Okla. -- Banking & Financial Development
Investment Opportunity - Fully Leased Apartment Bldg.
Investment Property Available for Sale - 100% Leased. Building contains (10) 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom Units. Ongoing updates include newer roof in 2014; Units being updated as they are vacated, New porch installed in 2019.
Value-Add Investment Opportunity
Multi-Family Investment Opportunity12 Unit Apartment Building Available for Sale. Building Contains (2) 3 Bedroom Units, (2) 1 Bedroom Units, and (8) 2 Bedroom Units. Units are being remodeled as they are vacated.
Investment Opportunity - 100% Leased Apartment Building
Multi-Family Investment Opportunity12 Unit Apartment building available for sale, Fully Leased. Building contains (6) 2 Bedroom/1 Bathroom and (6) 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom Units. Multiple updates completed including newer roof in 2014, New porches in 2019, Ongoing rehab of units as they are vacated including adding newer appliances and new windows.
Value Add > Automotive / Retail Complex for Sale
8,789 SF Value Add Automotive / Retail Complex Available For Sale. 6,289 Total SF Available for Lease. Lease space consists of 5,265 SF Turn-Key Automotive Shop fronting IL Route 159 (N Illinois) and a 1,024 SF Warehouse / Storage Building. 2,500 SF Retail Shop currently leased, but could be come available if a larger contiguous space is required for a user.
Excellent Residential Development Site
94.13 Acre Development Site Available for Sale. Ideal location for residential development - 72+ Acres are platted and preliminary approved. Zoned SR1-B & Agriculture and all utilities are at site. Close to numerous national retail stores, restaurants and more. Easy Access to I-64, Exit 14.
18+/- Acre Multi-Family Development Site
Multi-Family Development Site18.26 Acre Site, Zoned Multifamily in Collinsville. Estimated 250 Unit Development Site.Minutes from I-55/70 and I-255 and in close proximity to Downtown St. Louis. Close to Retail, Restaurants, and Hotels. All Utilities Nearby. Site Plan and Engineering Information Available.
Excellent Investment Opportunity
Excellent Investment Opportunity24 Total Units - 95% Occupied. Property consists of 12 Duplex Buildings with 1,000 SF - 2 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom Units, 1 Car Garage, and Fireplace. Several units have been updated with new flooring, cabinets, lighting, and appliances.
3,000 SF Professional Office Space for Lease
3,088 SF Split Level Office Space for Lease. Includes: large open admin area, 7 private offices, conference room, kitchen, 3 restrooms, networking/server room and storage room. Located directly off Route 159 in the Park Place Professional Centre. Suitable for Law Office or similar Professional Usage.Lease Rate: $12.
1,500 - 4,500 SF Office / Retail Suites For Lease
Office/Retail SuitesRetail Center fronting IL Route 157 with 7,700 ADT.1,500 - 4,500 SF Office / Retail Space for Lease.Three 1,500 SF Bays available; 3,000 Max Contiguous Space.Located between Collinsville and Edwardsville with easy access to I-255 and I-55/70.Lease Rate: $10.00-$12.
Former Restaurant for Sale
3,456 SF building on the main business street in Cahokia, across from Walgreens. Signalized Interchange Excellent retail site, formerly used for restaurant. 10,700 CPD. Some restaurant equipment (hood system, sinks). 3 Phase Electric. Large Lighted Road Sign.
Excellent Retail Development Site
2.91 Acre Office/Retail Development Site, Will Divide. 510 Ft. Frontage on IL Route 4, Located next to Dollar General and Farmers & Merchants Bank, St. Elizabeth's Health Care Center, and More. Less than 5 Miles to Mid-America Airport, Scott Air Force Base, and I-64. Agent Interest.Reduced Sale: $3.
Pre-Releasing Office/Retail Space
8,400 - 1,200 SF Office/Retail Center, available for Pre-Leasing. 1,200 SF (20' x 60') Bays. Join Laugh & Learn, Farmers Merchants Bank, Dollar General, St. Elizabeth's Health Care Center. Less than 5 Miles to I-64, Scott Air Force Base, and Mid America Airport. Agent Interest. Lease: $13.