The Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® (CAR) held its 17th Annual Awards Reception on February 4, 2020, at City Flats Ballroom. The following members were honored with awards:
Jason Makowski NAI Wisinski of West Michigan
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Darrel Herweyer DAR Development
PROJECT-OF-THE-YEAR: Farmers Insurance Sale Leaseback
AFFILIATE SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Kelly Hutchings Horizon Bank
COMMITTEE SERVICE AWARD
Mark Ansara Colliers International
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Jack VanGessel North Star Commercial
BIGGEST LEASE AWARDS
The Biggest Lease – Industrial: Stu Kingma, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan, for the 210,000 sf lease at 1451 M-40.
The Biggest Lease – Industrial – KALAMAZOO: Jodi Milks, Bradley Company, for the 10 year lease of 320,988 sf at 6501-6701 Portage Road, in Portage.
The Biggest Lease – Office: Scott Morgan and Kristen Moore, Colliers International, for the lease of 26 properties with a large medical office REIT.
The Biggest Lease – Office – KALAMAZOO: Marc Tourangeau and Trisha Kidd, Jaqua Commercial, for the 10 year lease of 13,669 sf in downtown Kalamazoo.
The Biggest Lease – Retail: Dave Denton, DAR Development, for the 20 year reverse build-to-suit lease at 294 84th St. SW, Byron Center
BIGGEST SALE AWARDS
The Biggest Sale Award – Industrial: sale of 1040 40th St. SE by Duke Suwyn, John Kuiper, Steve Marcusse and Mike Visser, Colliers International.
The Biggest Sale Award – Land: sale of 27 acres at Kraft and 60th St. SE, by Stu Kingma, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan and Brian Sikma, Highpoint Real Estate.
The Biggest Sale Award for Multi-Family: sale of the 160 unit Cottonwood Forest Apartments by Craig Black and Scott Nurski, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan.
The Biggest Sale Award for Office is given for the sale of 5665 N. Kraft Lake Drive, in Caledonia, by Duke Suwyn, Mike Visser, Scott Morgan and David Rapp, Colliers International.
The Biggest Sale Award for Retail is given for the sale of 2055 28th Street, by Cameron Timmer, Russ Bono, and Todd Leinberger, NAI Wisinski of West Michigan.
The Biggest Portfolio Sale Award is given for the sale of Magna West Michigan Industrial Portfolio. Congratulations, Duke Suwyn, Mike Visser and Tom Postma, Colliers International.