Mike Nelson has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience specializing primarily in the areas of office, retail and hospitality and has a successful record of maximizing asset value for developers, owners and third party management firms. Mr. Nelson uses a consultative approach, emphasizing the development and implementation of a marketing and business plan for each asset as well as measuring performance for effective results-based management of the lease-up process, tenant retention, and value add strategies. Throughout his 30 years in the industry, he has overseen 21 million square feet of commercial space and $2.3 billion in acquisition and development.
Prior to joining Encore Commercial, LLC in 2010, Mr. Nelson was the managing director for RM Crowe where he sourced new leasing and management assignments and focused on real estate solutions for national and international investors in the Southwest region. Prior to assuming leadership of this new division, Mr. Nelson was the chief operating officer of RM Crowe for five years where he was responsible for all aspects of operations, leasing, construction, client/lender relationships and investment research for 5.3 million square feet of commercial property across a multi-state region. Mr. Nelson directed an organization of 55 associates and was recognized for outstanding performance and innovative leadership for his focus on adding value, marketing, supervision, and management to increase short-term cash flow and long-term appreciation of assets.
Mr. Nelson’s commercial real estate career also includes serving as senior vice president of the Southwest region for PM Realty Group, regional portfolio manager in charge of the Houston Portfolio for Cushman & Wakefield, and property manager for Hines Interests Limited Partnership in their retail/mixed-use division. Mr. Nelson has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Oregon State University and has a Texas Real Estate License.