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Luke J. Wessel, SIOR
Industrial Specialist
Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
One American Square, Suite 1300
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States
Phone: +1.317.639.0471
Cell: +1.317.417.0242
Email: Luke.Wessel@cushwake.com
Website: www.cushmanwakefield.com
Additional Website: www.lindleywessel.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Indiana/Kentucky Chapter
Member Since: 2000
 
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Bio

Luke Wessel has been involved in nearly 1,200 sale and lease transactions with total consideration in excess of $2.3 billion since beginning his career in 1995. As a leader in the Central Indiana market, Luke has represented industrial portfolio owners in the leasing and sales of modern bulk and medium

distribution space, while also handling significant user representation assignments. Luke specializes in landlord representation, tenant representation, investment sales, owner/occupier sales, and land acquisition and disposition.

Recent Major Transactions

• AAF International – 519,000 SF

• Best Buy – 703,000 SF

• Cabot Properties – 1,700,000 SF

• DCT Industrial – 855,000 SF

• First Industrial Realty Trust – 1,000,000+ SF

• MD Logistics – 373,000 SF

• Monarch Beverage Co. Inc. – 829,000 SF

• NSK Corporation – 136,000 SF

• OPUS – 433,000 SF

• Panattoni – 1,200,000 SF

• Pinchal & Co. – 188,000 SF

• Premier Packaging – 160,000 SF

• Prologis – 2,000,000+ SF

• Purity Wholesale Grocers – 556,000 SF

• Quadrangle – 795,000 SF

• Sunbeam Development Corp. – 1,323,000 SF

• Undisclosed Fortune 300 Company – 600,000 SF

• USAA – 770,640 SF

• VanTrust – 529,000 SF

• Verus Partners – 1,395,000 SF

• Wells Fargo – 439,000 SF

• Westminster Funds – 1,100,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

• Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Member

• Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), 13-Year Member

Professional Recognition

• Indianapolis Top Industrial Team (based on production) since 1999

• Indianapolis Industrial Broker of the Year, 2011-2013 & 2015

• Indianapolis Top Overall Producer, 2013

• George C. Charbonneau Leadership and Performance Award, lifetime member, multiple-year winner

• Indianapolis Business Journal “Forty Under 40” and “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate”

• Commercial Property News “Country’s Hot Brokers”

• Real Estate Mid-America “Broker All Stars”

• Junior Achievement of Central Indiana “Indy’s Best and Brightest” Community Leadership

• The Penrod Society, Member

• Woodstock Club, Member

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Ball State University Miller College of Business

Professional Recognition (cont’d)

Experience

Luke Wessel has been involved in nearly 1,200 sale and lease transactions with total consideration in excess of $2.3 billion since beginning his career in 1995. As a leader in the Central Indiana market, Luke has represented industrial portfolio owners in the leasing and sales of modern bulk and medium

distribution space, while also handling significant user representation assignments. Luke specializes in landlord representation, tenant representation, investment sales, owner/occupier sales, and land acquisition and disposition.

Recent Major Transactions

• AAF International – 519,000 SF

• Best Buy – 703,000 SF

• Cabot Properties – 1,700,000 SF

• DCT Industrial – 855,000 SF

• First Industrial Realty Trust – 1,000,000+ SF

• MD Logistics – 373,000 SF

• Monarch Beverage Co. Inc. – 829,000 SF

• NSK Corporation – 136,000 SF

• OPUS – 433,000 SF

• Panattoni – 1,200,000 SF

• Pinchal & Co. – 188,000 SF

• Premier Packaging – 160,000 SF

• Prologis – 2,000,000+ SF

• Purity Wholesale Grocers – 556,000 SF

• Quadrangle – 795,000 SF

• Sunbeam Development Corp. – 1,323,000 SF

• Undisclosed Fortune 300 Company – 600,000 SF

• USAA – 770,640 SF

• VanTrust – 529,000 SF

• Verus Partners – 1,395,000 SF

• Wells Fargo – 439,000 SF

• Westminster Funds – 1,100,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

• Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Member

• Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), 13-Year Member

Professional Recognition

• Indianapolis Top Industrial Team (based on production) since 1999

• Indianapolis Industrial Broker of the Year, 2011-2013 & 2015

• Indianapolis Top Overall Producer, 2013

• George C. Charbonneau Leadership and Performance Award, lifetime member, multiple-year winner

• Indianapolis Business Journal “Forty Under 40” and “Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate”

• Commercial Property News “Country’s Hot Brokers”

• Real Estate Mid-America “Broker All Stars”

• Junior Achievement of Central Indiana “Indy’s Best and Brightest” Community Leadership

• The Penrod Society, Member

• Woodstock Club, Member

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Ball State University Miller College of Business

Professional Recognition (cont’d)

Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Tenant Representation
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Landlord
Transactions
2017

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Michael Weishaar, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Lease

355,780 sq. ft.

Indianapolis, IN - August 1, 2017

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Michael Weishaar, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Lease

355,780 sq. ft.

Indianapolis, IN - March 24, 2017
2016

Michael Weishaar, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Lease

315,000 sq. ft.

Plainfield, IN - August 12, 2016

Michael Weishaar, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

J. Book, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Lease

330,822 sq. ft.

Westfield, IN - March 1, 2016

Fritz Kauffman, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Bryan Poynter, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Lease

5,063 sq. ft.

Fritz represented LIT Industrial Limited Partnership
Bryan represented LIT Industrial Limited Partnership
Patrick represented ZICO, LLC
Luke represented ZICO, LLC

Indianapolis, IN - March 1, 2016
2014

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Michael Weishaar, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Drew Augustin, SIOR, CCIM

Alliance Commercial Group LLC
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Sale

71,000 sq. ft.

Noblesville, IN - August 11, 2014
2013

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Fritz Kauffman, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

$3,587,794 Industrial Lease

444,600 sq. ft.

Luke represented Industrial Income Trust
Fritz represented Westcon Group North America

Plainfield, IN - April 24, 2013

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

$11,766,000 Industrial Sale

18 acres

Patrick represented Alliance HSP Indianapolis, LLC
Luke represented Sunbeam Development

Indianapolis, IN - January 15, 2013
2011

J. Jeffrey Castell, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Patrick Lindley, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN

Industrial Sale

306,409 sq. ft.

J. Jeffrey represented Wells Fargo
Luke represented Wells Fargo
Patrick represented Wells Fargo

Fishers, IN - February 24, 2011
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