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John Arthurs

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Professional Experience

John specializes in industrial real estate sales, leasing, build to suit, tenant and landlord representation throughout metropolitan Detroit. An industry veteran of more than 25 years, John has consistently ranked as a top dealmaker for industrial properties in metro Detroit. In fact, from 2017 – 2020 he completed over 150 transactions totaling 27,200,000 SF, which is approximately half of the industrial inventory in Detroit’s Airport District!

Before joining P.A. Commercial, John spent 11 years as a Vice
President with Grubb & Ellis Company following 11 years as a Vice President at Colliers International. His experience has allowed him to develop an intimate knowledge of industrial processes and requirements, including manufacturing processes, bulk warehouse/distribution, automotive supplier requirements, fire sprinkler density, cranes, docks, zoning, heavy industrial uses, outside storage, rail requirements, waterway freighter docking facilities, and more.

Select Assignments/Transactions

  • Tenant Rep – Lease renewal of 75,000 SF for Composites One, Santa Fe, CA
  • Tenant Rep – Lease renewal of 30,000 SF for Composites One, Monessen, PA
  • Tenant Rep – Lease renewal of 30,000 SF for Composites One, Nashville, TN
  • Tenant Rep – Lease renewal of 30,000 SF for Composites One, Seattle, WA
  • Tenant Rep – Lease renewal of 27,000 SF for Composites One, Dayton, OH
  • Tenant Rep – Lease renewal of 15,000 SF for Composites One, Troy, WI
  • Tenant Rep – Lease of 165,000 SF for Grupo Antolin
  • Buyer Rep – Acquisition of 20,000 SF for China Automotive
  • Buyer Rep – Acquisition of 139,000 SF for MST Steel
  • Buyer Rep – Acquisition of 285,000 SF for Ashley Capital
  • Tenant Rep – Lease of 50,000 SF for Grand Rapids Controls
  • Tenant Rep – Lease of 118,000 SF for Global Logistics Distribution, Troy
  • Buyer Rep – Sale of 35,000 SF for Sturdy Grinding, New Haven
  • Tenant Rep – Lease of 31,700 SF for Omer North America Corp, Sterling Heights
  • Buyer Rep – Acquisition of 64,000 SF for ABC Supply Co, Highland Park
  • Landlord Rep – Lease of 31,800 SF industrial space, Novi
  • Buyer & Seller Rep – Sale of 18,700 sf industrial building, Warren
  • Buyer Rep – Sale of 52,600 sf industrial building, Warren
  • Buyer Rep – Sale of 31,500 sf industrial building, Canton
  • Tenant Rep – Lease of 17,000 sf industrial building, Westland

Awards

Top Producer – Highest Volume of New Listings, 2020
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards

Top Producer – Highest Volume of Closed Deals, 2020
P.A. Commercial Dealmaker Awards