Michael Linder

Michael Linder

SIOR

Senior Executive Vice President | Principal

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About

Professional Summary

Michael R. Linder, SIOR is a member of the Columbus Industrial Team at Colliers International along with Shane Woloshan, SIOR, Joel Yakovac, SIOR, Jonathan Schuen, SIOR,  Kyle Ghiloni, and Molly Crosby, Mike works with owners and tenants in the leasing, sale, and development of industrial properties, primarily in the southeast and southwest markets. He has been involved in real estate for over twenty years.

Mike is a member of the Colliers Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group (L&T). L&T is a select group of specialists dedicated to delivering focused solutions to the increased challenges of today’s global shipping and transportation community. With the group, he has traveled throughout North America as well as South America on port tours to understand what drives demand to Columbus, Ohio and to set new standards for delivering clients the most advanced resources and service.

Accomplishments

Colliers International Everest Club,  2015-2016, 2018, 2019

Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame, 2015

Columbus Realtors Achievements:

• Top Producer - 2015 to 2019
• Largest Transaction - 2009, 2013, & 2019
• Largest Sale - 2019
• 1031 Exchange Award - 2019
• Most Co-Op Transactions - 2012 - 2015

Colliers International Awards Presidents Club, 2002 - 2016

Colliers International Awards

Presidents Club, 2002 - 2016

Member, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

Member, Columbus Region Logistics Council

Member, Colliers Logistics and Transportation Group

Member, Grove City Planning Commission

Member, Ohio Association of Realtors

Member, National Association of Realtors

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Major in Accounting

The Ohio State University

 

 

Memberships & Involvements

Columbus Realtors Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Columbus Region Logistics Council Colliers Logistics and Transportation Group Grove City Planning Commission Ohio Association of Realtors National Association of Realtors

Clients

• AHP-DSG
• Amazon
• Avnet
• Avon
• Becknell
• Best Buy
• Cabot Properties
• Citigroup
• Daimler Group
• DHL
• Duke Realty
• Exeter Property Group
• Fanatics
• First Industrial
• GLP
• Guardian Industries
• Hackman Capital
• HD Supply
• Hillwood
• Honeywell
• HSA Commercial Real Estate
• Industrial Realty Group
• Invesco
• Knauf Insulation
• Kraft Foods

• Kroger
• Liberty Property Trust
• Limited Brands
• Lincoln Property Group
• Meritex
• Mettler Toledo
• Netflix
• Nippon Express
• Opus
• Plymouth Industrial
• ProLogis
• Rogue
• RREEF
• Safelite
• Sears
• Springs Window Fashions
• STAG
• Staples
• SunLife
• SVN Equities
• Thirty-One Gifts
• TIAA-CREF
• UPS
• VanTrust
• WPT
• Workflow One

Testimonials

"Mike has served as our real estate representative since 2007. Mike's expertise and dedication to excellence has served as an extremely valuable resource over the years. Mike provides us with access to market knowledge in commercial markets in all of North America that is utilized in over 30 lease renewals, relocations, greenhouses, etc. / year. Since 2007 Mike has helped Guardian Building Products save millions of dollars in base rental expenses in renewals and relocations. Mike not only provides us with expertise in the fields of real estate negotiations, but has also provided us with access to help in operating expense reconciliations, OSHA requirements and other necessary real estate related information.
In addition to the above, Mike works extremely well with our legal department and is always willing to understand not only Guardian's operational needs, but our cultural expectations as well. He is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that our company is successful."
~Ryan Beaton
Guardian Building Products Distribution, Inc,

Services

Skills
Warehouses
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Types
Industrial, Land
Specializations
Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

My Team

My Team

Featured Research
Jun 30, 2020
2020 Q2 Industrial Trends Columbus Colliers
Despite uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Columbus industrial market had a strong second quarter, recording 2,768,540 square feet of positive absorption. As a result of sustained demand in the market, Columbus has seen absorption greater than 1 million square feet in 11 of the past 12 quarters. Although absorption was positive this quarter, vacancy remained steady at 4.56%, as over 1.5 million square feet of completed speculative development was added to the market. This prime new space also caused overall asking rates and warehouse/distribution rates to increase, to $3.67 per square foot and $3.50 per square foot, respectively. The second quarter demonstrated the explosive growth of e-commerce, which is booming even more due to coronavirus. Companies like Amazon, Walmart and Sheseido continue to expand in Central Ohio, occupying first-class warehouse space. With nearly 9 million square feet of development under construction and 102 industrial tenants currently looking for space in the market, Columbus can anticipate consistent activity this year as the country works to recover from the effects of COVID-19.
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Mar 31, 2020
2020 Q1 Industrial Trends Report Columbus Colliers
The Columbus industrial market started the year on a positive note, recording 2,060,165 square feet of net absorption. In 10 of the past 11 quarters, the region has experienced absorption greater than 1 million square feet - a true testament to strong leasing activity, investment and development. This positive absorption drove vacancy down to 4.55 percent, which is over 30 basis points lower than a year ago. Overall asking rates remained stable at $3.44 per square foot, with rates for warehouses at $3.23 per square foot. General industrial properties saw the largest incline to $3.67 per square foot. The first quarter demonstrated growing demand from e-commerce companies and logistics providers, as Hormel Foods Corporation, Hims Inc., Hyperlogistics Group and FNS Inc. collectively leased over 1 million square feet around Central Ohio. These industries will continue to drive activity in Columbus, due to the area’s large influx of first-class industrial development. Construction activity remains solid with more than 8 million square feet of product currently underway - a majority of which is expected to reach completion throughout 2020.
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Jan 2, 2020
2019 Q4 Industrial Trends Report Columbus Colliers
The Columbus industrial market finished 2019 with year-to-date net absorption* of 5,254,378 square feet, despite recording 126,048 square feet of negative absorption in the fourth quarter. This marks the first quarter of negative net absorption of the year, due to a record number of projects under construction but only three completions. Strong leasing activity and completed build-to-suit warehouses are expected to drive absorption positive in the first half of 2020. Vacancy increased slightly to 4.61 percent but is 24 basis points lower than it was at the end of last year, demonstrating steady growth in the industrial sector. Overall asking rates held steady at $3.51 per square foot, with rates for warehouse/distribution properties reaching $3.32 per square foot. In the fourth quarter, international retailers and 3PL providers were driving forces on the Central Ohio market, as Gap, Hollingsworth Logistics, Walmart and FedEx collectively took 800,000 square feet of space throughout the area. Demand for state of the art warehouse space propelled construction activity to 9.7 million square feet - the most there has ever been underway at once. The Columbus unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent this quarter due to the city being considered at “full employment” compared to the rest of the country. GDP grew at 2.1 percent this year but is expected to soften slightly to 1.7 percent due to an upcoming election year. The industrial market can anticipate sustained growth in the future, as tenants, investors and developers continue to recognize Columbus as an international logistics hub.
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Featured News
May 30, 2019
2019 Top Producers Award Release
Colliers International | Greater Columbus Region is proud to announce that they are home to five of the ten Top Producers at the Columbus Board of Realtors Commercial Awards.
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