Mike joined GreatStreet in April and manages the firm’s brokerage services. He represents Potbelly Sandwich Works in the brand’s expansion Chicago and Central Illinois and Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) in its Midwest expansion. Along with tenant representation, Mike represents landlords and developers throughout the Chicago metro area.
Notable projects include the redevelopment of a former industrial site at Touhy and Linder in Skokie, Illinois into a new retail center and the Whole Foods-anchored Southgate Market, located in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. Previous experience includes Chatham Market, a 50-acre development anchored by the first Super Walmart in the City of Chicago; a 40-acre Lowe’s anchored development in Orland Park, Illinois, that brought one of the first three Chick-Fil-A restaurants to the Chicago metro area; and Lake Business Center in Munster, Indiana.
Prior to joining Tartan, Mike spent five years in the oil and gas industry in an accounting capacity. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a bachelor of science in kinesiology. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).