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Luke J. Wessel
SIOR

Executive Director

Cushman & Wakefield

One American Sq Ste 1800, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Market
Indianapolis
Specialty
Industrial Specialist
Member Since
2000
Chapter
SIOR Indiana/Kentucky Chapter
Areas of Practice
Investments, Tenant Representation, Distribution & Logistics, Sale/Leasing, Landlord
Accreditations
Luke Wessel has been involved in nearly 1,400 sale and lease transactions with total consideration

in excess of $3.0 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

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

• Global Logistics Properties: 500,000+ SF

• MD Logistics: 373,000 SF

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

• NorthPoint Development: 741,000+ SF

• NSK Corporation: 136,000 SF

• The Opus Group: 930,000 SF

• Panattoni: 1,200,000 SF

• Premier Packaging: 160,000 SF

• Prologis: 2,000,000+ SF

• Purity Wholesale Grocers: 556,000 SF

• Quadrangle: 795,000 SF

• Sunbeam Development Corp.: 2,000,000+ SF

• Undisclosed Fortune 300 Company: 600,000 SF

• USAA: 770,640 SF

• VanTrust Real Estate: 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), 16-Year Member

Professional Recognition

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

• Indianapolis Industrial Broker of the Year, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016

• Indianapolis Top Overall Producer, 2013, 2016

• NAIOP Indiana Broker of the Year, 2015

• 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

• Saint Luke Catholic Church, Member & Youth Coach

• Woodstock Club, Member

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Ball State University Miller College of Business
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)
Michael Weishaar, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Patrick Lindley, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Luke Wessel, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Industrial Lease
379,332 Sq. Ft.
July 9, 2018 Plainfield, IN

Michael represented OVB Indianapolis

Patrick represented OVB Indianapolis

Luke represented OVB Indianapolis

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.
August 1, 2017 Indianapolis, IN

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.
March 24, 2017 Indianapolis, IN

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.
August 12, 2016 Plainfield, IN

Michael Weishaar, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Patrick Lindley, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Luke Wessel, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
J. Book, SIOR
CPL Investments, LLC
Carmel, IN
Industrial Lease
330,822 Sq. Ft.
March 1, 2016 Westfield, IN

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.
March 1, 2016 Indianapolis, IN

Fritz represented LIT Industrial Limited Partnership

Bryan represented LIT Industrial Limited Partnership

Patrick represented ZICO, LLC

Luke represented ZICO, LLC

Luke Wessel, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Michael Weishaar, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Drew Augustin, CCIM
Alliance Commercial Group LLC
Indianapolis, IN
Industrial Sale
71,000 Sq. Ft.
August 11, 2014 Noblesville, IN

Luke Wessel, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Fritz Kauffman, SIOR, CCIM
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Industrial Lease
$3,587,794
444,600 Sq. Ft.
April 24, 2013 Plainfield, IN

Luke represented Industrial Income Trust

Fritz represented Westcon Group North America

Patrick Lindley, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Luke Wessel, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Indianapolis, IN
Industrial Sale
$11,766,000
18 Acres
January 15, 2013 Indianapolis, IN

Patrick represented Alliance HSP Indianapolis, LLC

Luke represented Sunbeam Development

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.
February 24, 2011 Fishers, IN

J. Jeffrey represented Wells Fargo

Luke represented Wells Fargo

Patrick represented Wells Fargo

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