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Robert Horn joined JLL in September 2016 and is a Senior Vice President and Assistant Director for the Capital Markets group in JLL's Grand Rapids, Michigan office. 

Specializing in the brokerage of large-scale industrial properties, Bob has successfully completed more than 13 million square feet of industrial transactions, making him a trusted broker for manufacturing, logistics, and transportation companies locating in West Michigan.

Experience
Prior to joining JLL, Bob was a Vice President / Industrial Advisor for CBRE in Grand Rapids, MI. 

Key transactions

ClientTransaction TypeSize
Wolverine Holdings of Western MichiganSale857,250 SF
The Crosby GroupLease/Sale820,000 SF
SCIMSale/Leaseback757,000 SF
Herman Miller – Numerous ProjectsSale & Sublease750,000 SF
S. Abraham & SonsPurchase610,000 SF
Harco CompaniesPurchase480,000 SF
Keeler BrassSale474,533 SF
Hickory HardwareSale390,780 SF
Wolverine PropertiesPurchase357,000 SF
Michigan BulbSale350,000 SF
GE AviationLease319,000 SF
NationwidePurchase225,000 SF
Challenge ManufacturingPurchase198,700 SF
W.P. Carey & Co.Lease180,000 SF
Hexacomb CorporationLease180,000 SF
Kaydon CorporationSale162,400 SF
Yamaha Musical InstrumentsSale152,000 SF
Johnson Tech, a Division of GE AviationLease130,000 SF
LKQ CorporationLease125,000 SF
MICO Industries, Inc.Lease125,000 SF
Michigan PackagingSale121,490 SF
Universal Forest ProductsSale112,000 SF
Van EerdenSale109,000 SF
Knape & VogtLease106,000 SF
Johnson ControlsLease105,000 SF
Con Agra FoodsLease97,963 SF
Lear CorporationSale92,935 SF
IntegricoatPurchase84,561 SF


Key clients
• Ammeraal Beltech, Inc.
• Associated Materials, Inc.
• Belwith International
• Benteler Automotive
• CEVA Freight LLC
• DHL
• Earth Grains
• Freightliner
• GE Aviation Systems
• General Transportation
• Graybar Electric
• Haworth
• Herman Miller
• JCI
• Kerry Sweet Ingredients
• Mobil Air
• New Age Logistics
• PCA
• Sand Products
• SAS Transportation
• Tennant
• TNT Logistics
• Van’s Logistics

Awards

  • Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® Award – 2013 Largest Industrial Lease
  • Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® Award – 2012 Community Leader
  • Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® Award – 2011 REALTOR® Active in Politics

Education
Bob earned a B.S. from the University of Kentucky.  He has also received a CCIM certification for Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate and SIOR designations for Critical Components of Commercial Brokerage and Expanding the Scope of Commercial Brokerage.

Affiliations
Bob's professional affiliations include:

  • NAR: National Association of REALTORS®
  • MAR: Michigan Association of REALTORS®
  • CAR: Commercial Alliance of REALTORS®
    • Former Board of Directors
  • CAR: Professional Standards Committee
  • CPIX: Commercial Properties Information Exchange
  • Council of Logistic Management
  • SIOR: Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®
    • Director of the Membership Council
    • National Board of Directors of SIOR Global
    • Former Chapter President
    • Former Chair of Retention Committee