Brokerage Executive Vice-President
Tenant & Landlord Representation Lease Evaluation Renewal & New Lease Negotiations
Randy has been in the commercial real estate sector for almost 25 years and is currently working at Colliers as an Executive Vice President leading a team of 4. Throughout his career, Randy has concentrated his practice on Tenant and Landlord Representation for lease evaluation, renewal, and lease negotiations. He has completed transactions that included office space, building sales, land leasing, and several built to suit projects ranging in size from 5,000 to 500,000 square feet. In 2008, Randy was responsible for $1.25M in revenue for project management assignments.
Prior to joining Colliers, Randy worked for Grubb & Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield, and Farbman & Stein Real Estate Company. Randy has served as one of the lead strategists for the Tenant Advisory Group; a team of senior advisors within Grubb & Ellis, located in all of the major cities that represent multi-market corporate users of office space. Throughout his career Randy focused on creating long-term relationships with clients. Randy’s drive to help his clients has proven successful for him as he manages diverse transactions on behalf of clients, ranging from complicated lease renewals to site selection and negotiations for build-to-suit requirements. Randy executes with all sized projects, including a sampling of ongoing projects with Masco Corporation; totaling 30,000,000 square feet, ITC International, A123, TSC of Michigan, St. John Hospital, Oakland County Development, Kennametal, UBS, New York Life Insurance, Hewlett Packard, DTE Energy, Siemen’s Automotive, Giarmarco Mullins & Horton, Sprint, and MCI. Randy’s focus over the last several years has been to bring new businesses to the state of Michigan and has traveled to Europe, Korea, Dubai, Indonesia and China to procure and develop these relationships.
• Seven time – Top Producer, Detroit Office
• Three time - Crain's Power Broker Award
• Two time - Top 5 Producer Nationally
• Real Estate Excellance Award Urban Land Institute (2009)
• Real Estate Excellence Award for the Crain’s Detroit Business/Urban Land Institute/UofM Real Estate Forum
• Three time - Winner of the Circle of Excellence
•Grubb & Ellis – Spirit of G&E Award (2009, 2008)
•Grubb & Ellis – Jimmy Valvano Award (2007)
•Cushman & Wakefield – Deal of the Year/Mid-West Area Service Excellence (2003, 2001)
Memberships & Involvements
ITC group Masco Corporation
“Our growth initiatives in North America have been an important success for our organization, thanks to the execution and efficiency of our team at Colliers. Their experience, insight and guidance are critical components of our future business planning process.” - Scott Trujillo, CFO and Vice President of Finance, Eberspaecher Exhaust Technology of the Americas.
“His extensive experience, trust and enthusiastic, positive creativity were keys to our progress and success here in Michigan.” Allan Ibara, soulbrain
“You and your team have worked tirelessly to provide us with the highest level of service as we expanded across Michigan and throughout the Midwest. Your understanding … has been critical to ITC’s success.” Joseph L. Welch, ITC Transmission
“Randy Book and his team are energetic, circumspect and tireless. Together with their knowledge and street experience they provided our firm the perfect combination to analyze and complete our leasing transaction successfully. More impressively is after the closing they continue to serve as a valuable resource to our firm and our lawyers.” George Mercier, Giarmarco, Mullins, & Horton
"There are lots of pitfalls and obstacles in the commercial real estate process, and Randy Book helped us navigate all of them expertly – making the entire experience easy and even enjoyable. From geographic and site selection through specifying, negotiating and building out the office space of our dreams, Randy was there guiding us the entire time. Now that we’re in our new space, he even follows up with thoughts and support on all of the things he knows we will need as we expand into our new environment. THAT is what I call a true partner in real estate. That is Randy Book." David Moncur, Moncur Associates