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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.

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
• Earth Grains
• Freightliner
• GE Aviation Systems
• General Transportation
• Graybar Electric
• Haworth
• Herman Miller
• Kerry Sweet Ingredients
• Mobil Air
• New Age Logistics
• Sand Products
• SAS Transportation
• Tennant
• TNT Logistics
• Van’s Logistics


  • 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

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.

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