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Michael L. Spears, SIOR
Industrial Specialist
Senior Vice President, Colliers International
1230 Peachtree St. NE, Promenade, Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30309-3574
United States
Phone: +1.404.877.9231
Cell: +1.404.561.9875
Email: Mike.Spears@colliers.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Georgia Chapter
Member Since: 1994
 
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Bio

Mr. Spears began his real estate career in 1986 with Portman-Barry, a local Atlanta brokerage firm and joined Colliers International in Atlanta in 1991. His primary focus is corporate services integrating financial analysis and modeling. This process adds significant value to his client’s real estate decision making.

Mr. Spears has represented SP Recycling, Macy’s, Hartsfield Warehouse Company, Sonoco, Mitsubishi, Bunzl, DSC Logistics, Norfolk Southern, JM Smucker, Safelite Glass and COSTCO. He has completed lease/sale transactions representing more than 25,000,000 square feet.

Mr. Spears has represented several major owners at their various industrial projects throughout the metro Atlanta area. Specifically, he has represented over 15,000,000 square feet of industrial space for Teachers Retirement System of the State of Illinois, First Industrial, Clarion, Seefried

Properties, Archon Group, TA Associates and Prologis.

He has completed over 40 build-to-suit assignments and site selection is an integral part of his business helping clients acquire over 3,000 acres of land for various projects. Mr. Spears has extensive experience with construction/build-to-suit projects.

Experience

Mr. Spears began his real estate career in 1986 with Portman-Barry, a local Atlanta brokerage firm and joined Colliers International in Atlanta in 1991. His primary focus is corporate services integrating financial analysis and modeling. This process adds significant value to his client’s real estate decision making.

Mr. Spears has represented SP Recycling, Macy’s, Hartsfield Warehouse Company, Sonoco, Mitsubishi, Bunzl, DSC Logistics, Norfolk Southern, JM Smucker, Safelite Glass and COSTCO. He has completed lease/sale transactions representing more than 25,000,000 square feet.

Mr. Spears has represented several major owners at their various industrial projects throughout the metro Atlanta area. Specifically, he has represented over 15,000,000 square feet of industrial space for Teachers Retirement System of the State of Illinois, First Industrial, Clarion, Seefried

Properties, Archon Group, TA Associates and Prologis.

He has completed over 40 build-to-suit assignments and site selection is an integral part of his business helping clients acquire over 3,000 acres of land for various projects. Mr. Spears has extensive experience with construction/build-to-suit projects.

Achievements
  • Colliers Managers Steering Committee Chairman, 2009-2011
  • Colliers International Board of Directors, 2009-2013
  • SIOR Foundation President, 2009
  • SIOR Georgia Chapter President, 2004
  • Recipient of Atlanta Commercial Board Phoenix Award, Top Producer 2000
Education
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Business Administration Industrial Management
Areas of Practice
  • Tenant Representation
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Consulting
Transactions
2011

Whitney Kerr, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO

Dennis Mitchell, SIOR, CCIM

Colliers International
Atlanta, GA

Michael Spears, SIOR

Colliers International
Atlanta, GA

$37,450,000 Industrial Sale

683,844 sq. ft.

Kansas City, MO - July 7, 2011

Whitney Kerr, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO

Michael Spears, SIOR

Colliers International
Atlanta, GA

$683,844 Industrial Sale

684 sq. ft.

Kansas City, MO - July 7, 2011
2010

Tom Louer, SIOR

Lee & Associates Arizona
Phoenix, AZ

Michael Spears, SIOR

Colliers International
Atlanta, GA

$9,852,700 Industrial Lease

Tom represented Saferite Glass Co.
Michael represented Saferite Glass Co.

Braselton, GA - May 15, 2010

Mark Sonnenberg, SIOR, CCIM

NAI Heartland
Overland Park, KS

Michael Spears, SIOR

Colliers International
Atlanta, GA

$5,627,922 Industrial Lease

228,576 sq. ft.

Mark represented Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.
Michael represented Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.

Atlanta, GA - February 1, 2010
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
Large Industrial Market Broker 4/1/1994 
SPB - Distribution and Logistics  1/1/20061/1/2020
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