Tel: 616-233-8019

161 Ottawa Avenue NW, Suite 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Michigan Commercial Space Advisors Is...

  • Dedicated Exclusively to Tenant and Buyer Representation
  • The only full service commercial broker between Detroit and Chicago who does not list property for sale or lease for owners
  • Uniquely unbiased and  completely independent... we have nothing to sell !
  • Focused on Office, Retail and Light Industrial property types
  • Based in West Michigan but available for assignments throughout Michigan

Who We Are

Chris AtwaterChris Atwater
Chris has served as President of Michigan Commercial Space Advisors (formerly known as Waters Tenant Representation) since 2006, and in January of 2012 he took over as owner. Between 1996 and 2005 he was primarily involved in asset management, property management and tenant representation, first as Asset Manager at Oxford Partners and then as both Asset Manager and President of Waters Corporation. Prior to 1996, Chris spent 15 years appraising commercial real estate in the Midwest and Southeast. Qualifications include:

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Michigan
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member designation (CCIM)
  • Member, Appraisal Institute designation (MAI)
  • Education, Appraisal and Tech/MLS Subcommittee Chairs, Grand Rapids Association of Realtors
  • Former Certified Real Estate Appraiser, Michigan and Georgia (inactive)
  • Former partner in Georgia-based commercial real estate appraisal firm of Schultz, Carr, Bissette, Atwater and Associates.
  • BBA with majors in Business Management and Real Estate, Kent State University