Curtis Fralin is the Owner and Founder of Fralin Commercial, Inc. His knowledge and experience in commercial real estate spans almost three decades and he has represented over 300 commercial properties in South Los Angeles alone. He is a noted expert on retail and office development in underserved urban commercial real estate markets.
Mr. Fralin began his real estate career as an agent at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), where he was a consistent top producer and promoted up through the ranks to Senior Vice President.
While At CBRE, he led the effort to develop core urban areas of Los Angeles County and was the first agent at a major brokerage firm to specialize in areas of South Los Angeles, Crenshaw, Watts, Inglewood and Compton. He is credited with being the first agent to bring a number of national credit tenants to underserved areas, including such iconic popular tenant retailers as Comerica Bank, Target, IHOP and Bed Bath & Beyond. He is credited with representing almost all of the market anchored/big box anchored centers in South Los Angeles and surrounding communities including the Ladera Center, Vermont/Ralphs Center, Century/Crenshaw Center, Slauson/Fairfax Home Depot Center and the LaBrea/Rodeo Albertson’s Center.
Mr. Fralin is a strong advocate for diversity in the industry and has demonstrated his commitment to diversity by consistently hiring qualified African Americans and Latinos to work in the real estate industry, many of whom have gone on to become successful and established broker/agents.
He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker (# 09976311) and member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and member of the (South Los Angeles) Community Action Committee (CAC). He is a former board member of The Los Angeles Urban League and 100 Blackmen of Los Angeles.
He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa and a Master’s degree from the California School of Professional Psychology.