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Michael L. Spears
SIOR

Senior Vice President

Colliers International - Atlanta, GA

1230 Peachtree St. NE, Promenade, Ste 800, Atlanta, GA 30309-3574

Market
Atlanta
Specialty
Industrial Specialist
Member Since
1994
Chapter
SIOR Georgia Chapter
Areas of Practice
Tenant Representation, Distribution & Logistics, Consulting
Accreditations
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.

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.
  • 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
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Business Administration Industrial Management
Whitney Kerr, SIOR, CCIM
Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO
Michael Spears, SIOR
Colliers International - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
Industrial Sale
$37,450,000
683,844 Sq. Ft.
July 7, 2011 Kansas City, MO

Whitney Kerr, SIOR, CCIM
Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO
Michael Spears, SIOR
Colliers International - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
Industrial Sale
$683,844
684 Sq. Ft.
July 7, 2011 Kansas City, MO

Tom Louer, SIOR
Lee & Associates Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Michael Spears, SIOR
Colliers International - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
Industrial Lease
$9,852,700
May 15, 2010 Braselton, GA

Tom represented Saferite Glass Co.

Michael represented Saferite Glass Co.

Mark Sonnenberg, SIOR, CCIM
Bird Dog Industrial
La Jolla, CA
Michael Spears, SIOR
Colliers International - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
Industrial Lease
$5,627,922
228,576 Sq. Ft.
February 1, 2010 Atlanta, GA

Mark represented Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.

Michael represented Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc.

Large Industrial Market Broker
  • Role :
  • Begin Date : 4/1/1994
  • End Date :
SPB - Distribution and Logistics
  • Role :
  • Begin Date : 1/1/2006
  • End Date : 1/1/2020
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