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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 2018 – 2021 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