As a retailer, restaurant, or entertainment user, knowing where to position your business within the market is critical.

Our retail experts understand the nuisances of the local real estate market and can provide the necessary insight to help your business be successful. 

Having worked with some of the largest franchisees and retailers throughout the country, our team is equipped to handle any complex situation.  

Service Offerings 

  • Tenant representation 
  • Landlord representation 
  • Buying or leasing services
  • Valuation and advisory 
  • Retail investment sales 

Meet The Experts

Principal Senior VP | Retail

Mark Ansara

“I enjoy working in retail, as it has allowed me to serve a variety of business owners.”

Mark believes Grand Rapids is the best place to raise a family and grow roots in the community. He works with local and national retailers, and landlords, specifically within their acquisition of retail and restaurant space. Additionally, he serves in a leadership role as the Managing Principal. Mark enjoys the challenge of starting a business and making local decisions to service our clients and community. He takes great pride in creating our brand and partnering with local companies to help bring that to fruition. Mark plays an active role in strategy, vision, management, and initiatives within the company.

Senior Vice President | Retail

Earl Clemens

Earl has lived in West Michigan for over 43 years. His early career in the retail world equipped him to step into brokerage in 1980. Throughout his career he has played a pivotal role in bringing major retailers and restaurants to West Michigan.

He specifically works with national-level retail clients, representing them throughout the state and country. His specializes in tenant site selection, providing his market knowledge of major retail corridors and bringing his unique insight into the situation.

With over 42 years of brokerage experience, Earl regularly studies the market for his prospects and clients, helping inform their real estate decisions.

Principal | Senior VP | Retail

Mike Murray, CCIM

“In retail, I get to work with a wide variety of businesses bringing entertainment, fun, and overall economy growth to our local market.”

Mike has always appreciated the diverse economy, and philanthropic families that are actively involved in the overall well-being of the West Michigan community. Mike serves his retail clients with honesty, full transparency, and unique deliverables to help them be successful in their real estate goals. He has spent his career serving developers, landlords, sellers, retailers, and restaurants, helping them thrive in the local market. Mike represents some of the biggest names in retail, including Blaze Pizza, AutoZone, Taco Bell, Hungry Howie’s Pizza, Culver’s and Jimmy John’s.

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