Michael Hartel


Executive Vice President | Irvine

License #01031013

About

Professional Summary

Michael Hartel is recognized throughout Orange County as one of the top producing commercial real estate professionals and leading industry experts. With nearly 30 years of experience and wisdom under his belt, Mike provides unmatched service to his clients as he represents their interests in the sale and lease of industrial, office, R&D properties, and vacant land transactions. Mike’s clients appreciate his determination and dedication to procuring the best possible outcome for each transaction, and they depend on his keen ability to navigate and negotiate seemingly difficult transactions with ease.

Mike specializes in seller/landlord representation, buyer/tenant representation, investment acquisitions/dispositions, 1031 exchanges, and commercial development projects in the Orange County Airport Area and the Irvine Spectrum.

Accomplishments

  • 2017 - Mike received the Max Green Winners Circle Award for outstanding production by a salesperson and was a Top Producer for the year. He was invited into the Colliers Everest Club for placing among the top 10% of Colliers brokerage, valuation and Corporate Solutions professionals across the Americas region.
     
  • 2016 - Mike was recruited by Colliers International to lead commercial transactions in the Greater Orange County Airport Area. That same year, he received the Max Green Winners Circle Award for outstanding production by a salesperson.
     
  • 1988-2015 –Mike’s career began in 1988 when he earned the honor of Rookie of the Year. During his career, he successfully completed seven of the largest building sale transactions in South Orange County totaling over 1.67 million square feet and over $250 million in consideration.

    Mike’s creative approach to delivering measurable results added value of $25 million in land sale revenue in the Irvine Spectrum by identifying a need, initiating a zone change process and using a managed bid process to sell 16 acres of medical land over a 12- month period. He was also selected to represent Walton Street Capital’s interest in its South Orange County Industrial Portfolio consisting of 8 industrial parks totaling approximately 1.5 million square feet.

    Additionally, Mike negotiated, on behalf of The Irvine Company, 53 developer and user lot sales totaling 161 acres with a combined value in excess of $188 million. It was the largest land sale program in Orange County resulting in 1,689,000 square feet of additional square footage. His extensive experience in the acquisition and or development of land sites, office and industrial business parks, aka "small buildings for sale projects," led to 17 projects and 550 buildings sold since 2000.

Services:

  • Brokerage: Landlord Representation
  • Brokerage: Tenant Representation

Property Type:

  • Industrial
  • Land
  • Office

Skills:

  • Investment Properties
  • Land Marketing
  • Land Sales
  • Project Leasing
  • Warehouses
  • Lease Advisory
  • Mixed-Use Properties

Clients:

(Partial List)

  • The Koll Company
  • RREEF
  • Panattoni
  • The Irvine Company
  • Walton Street Capital
  • Bixby Land Company
  • CT Realty
  • Public Storage
  • Irvine Ranch Water District
  • Moulton Niguel Water District
  • LBA Realty
  • Klein Investments
  • Shea Properties

Education:

Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from California State University, Long Beach.

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