Tel: 616-233-8019

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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

Property Assignments

Included below is a summary of active representation assignments we are currently working on. This is provided primarily as a resource for brokers and property owners who might have a property which meets most or all of the search criteria but is not currently listed on MLS. If you see a good fit and would like to submit a property for consideration, please do so by clicking the link at the bottom of each Needs Summary.

Please be sure to include the address of your property, a floor plan if available, and your contact information.

Lansing Non-Profit
MCSA #: 15-004
Property Type: Office
Sale or Lease: Lease
Size Range: 5,000 - 5,500 RSF
Needed When?: Flexible; 2017
Layout/Features: See Comments
Location: Southwest Lansing (see map)
Financial: Call Chris Atwater at (616) 233-8019
Other:

The ideal location will have the following features:

 - 10 private offices (10' x 12' average)
 - Open office for 26 workstations of various sizes
 - 1 large conference room (approx. 35' x 14')
 - Work room
 - 2 small conference rooms (10' x 12')
 - Break room with sink
 - 2 storage rooms (120 SF total)
 - Waiting/reception area
 - 2 public entrances and at least one employee entrance

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Current Status: Ongoing search (9/19/17)
Vacant Land - Automotive Franchise
MCSA #: 15-005
Property Type: Vacant land - commercial development site
Sale or Lease: Sale
Size Range: Ideally 25,000 - 35,000 SF of usable land
Needed When?: Now
Layout/Features: See "Other" below
Location: See map
Financial: Call Chris Atwater at (616) 233-8019
Other:

The target site characteristics are as follows:

Traffic Count:  8,000 vehicles per day minimum
Frontage/Depth:  100' frontage and 250' depth
Proposed Building Size: 4,950 SF
Utilities:  Site should have water, sewer, gas and electric in proximity
Use:  Zoning should permit Minor Automotive
Access:  Visibility is more important than direct access

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Current Status: Ongoing search (9/19/17)
Discount Grocer
MCSA #: 16-001
Property Type: Retail
Sale or Lease: Lease, preferably with purchase option
Size Range: 10,000 - 15,000 SF ideal (will consider larger)
Needed When?: Ongoing search
Layout/Features: See Remarks
Location: 75 mile radius from Grand Rapids (see map)
Financial: Contact Chris Atwater at (616) 233-8019
Other:

The ideal space will have a large, open area in front that can be used for retail sales and a smaller back area for product storage, including tenant-supplied walk-in cooler and freezers.  Access to ample, nearby, free and well-lit parking is important. Space must have at least one OHD (dock-high preferable) or room to install one, with room to maneuver a standard 53 foot semi-trailer. Proximity to discount retailers a plus. Prominent signage required. Building must have 3 phase power and floor drains.

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Current Status: Ongoing search (9/19/17)
Boutique Hotel
MCSA #: 16-003
Property Type: Lodging
Sale or Lease: Either, but prefer to buy rather than lease
Size Range: Land or building sufficient to construct a 50-100 room hotel with associated amenities (meeting/venue space, restaurant/bar)
Needed When?: 2017
Layout/Features: See remarks
Location: Grand Rapids, MI; Lansing, MI; Detroit, MI; Traverse City, MI; Petoskey, MI; Charlevoix, MI; and Charleston, SC
Financial: Contact Chris Atwater at (616) 233-8019
Other:

The client is a boutique hotel developer/operator looking for a central location close to attractions, shopping and events. They prefer either a development site or an existing building suitable for renovation/conversion. The proposed operation will include 50-100 guest rooms, meeting and event space, a restaurant/bar, and possibly a pool. Brownfield properties are especially attractive.

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Current Status: Ongoing search (9/19/17)
West Michigan Warehouse
MCSA #: 17-006
Property Type: Industrial
Sale or Lease: Either
Size Range: 75,000 - 125,000 SF
Needed When?: Flexible; 2017 through mid-2018
Layout/Features: Requirements include 5+ dock-high doors; minimum 24' clear ceilings (28' preferred); 5,000 SF or more finished office space.
Location: 30 mile radius of Comstock Park (see map)
Other:

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Current Status: In negotiations on preferred option (9/19/17)
Financial Services Office
MCSA #: 17-011
Property Type: Office
Sale or Lease: Lease
Size Range: 1,800 - 2,500 SF
Needed When?: ASAP
Layout/Features: See Remarks
Location: Eastern Grand Rapids; see map
Financial: Contact Chris Atwater at (616) 233-8019
Other:

The ideal location will have the following features:

 - 5 private offices
 - Reception area
 - 2 conference rooms, each with capacity to seat 6-8 people
 - Kitchen/break room with sink

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Current Status: Initial market search (9/19/17)
Owner/User Office
MCSA #: 17-014
Property Type: Office
Sale or Lease: Sale
Size Range: 2,500 - 10,000 SF
Needed When?: by Spring 2018
Layout/Features: Buyer is seeking an office building that has at least 2,500 SF of vacant office space as an owner/occupant but will consider larger multi-tenant buildings with existing tenants in place. See #17-011 for description of ideal layout for the vacant portion of the building.
Location: Eastern Grand Rapids (see map for #17-011 above).
Financial: Property values up to $1 million considered, including condominium ownership
Current Status: Initial search (10/7/17)