Duke Wheeler, CRRP

Senior Vice President

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Duke Wheeler, CRRP

419.794.1121 office
419.346.5826 mobile
419.794.3999 fax
dwheeler@rkgcommercial.com

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Professional Experience

Duke Wheeler began his career in 2002 when the firm was operating as CB Richard Ellis|Reichle Klein. Duke specializes in servicing retail property owners and users in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. By focusing his practice on the retail industry, Mr. Wheeler is able to better understand the needs of his clients, allowing him to maximize value added to every relationship.

Mr. Wheeler assumes a high level of accountability that is recognized by his peers and clients. Duke’s objective is to provide clients with the necessary information, opportunities and advice in a timely manner so that they may better their real estate position.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Ohio Real Estate Sales License
  • Michigan Real Estate Sales License
  • Member, National Association of REALTORS®, Ohio Association of REALTORS®, Toledo Regional Association of REALTORS® (TRAR)
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – 15 years
  • Recipient of the ICSC Certificate as a Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP)
  • Recipient of TRAR awards – Life Member
  • Recipient of OAR awards

Education

  • Michigan State University, Bachelor’s Degree, General Business Management

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Ohio Real Estate Sales License
  • Michigan Real Estate Sales License
  • Member, National Association of REALTORS®, Ohio Association of REALTORS®, Toledo Regional Association of REALTORS® (TRAR)
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – 15 years
  • Recipient of the ICSC Certificate as a Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS)
  • Recipient of TRAR awards – Life Member
  • Recipient of OAR awards

Education

  • Michigan State University, Bachelor’s Degree, General Business Management

Significant Retail Transactions

AT&T 2,500 SF X2
Advance Auto Parts 12,500 SF HUB Store
At Home 110,000 SF  
Big R 90,000+ SF X3
Biggby Coffee 1,600 SF  
CVS 2.5 Acres  
Dollar General 9,000+ SF  
Dominos Pizza 2,000 SF X3
Dunkin 2,500 SF  
Durocher’s Kitchen Appliance 12,500 SF  
Enterprise Rent-A-Car    
Family Dollar 9,000+ SF  
Fastenal 10,000 SF X3
Fin Feather Fur Outfitters 20,000 SF  
Five Below 6,000 SF  
Ford – automotive dealerships   X3
Kay Jewelers 2,400 SF  
Meyer's Auto Wash 2 Acres  
O'Reilly Auto Parts    
Pizza Hut 1,600 SF X2
Planet Fitness 30,000 SF X4
Potbelly Sandwich Works 2,000 SF X2
Ruby Tuesdays Sold Vacant Restaurant  
Save A Lot 15,000+ SF X2
Safe Splash    
Sylvan Learning 1,600 SF  
Taco Bell    
Tony Packo's 2,500+/- SF  
Torrid 3,500 SF  
US Renal Care    

Significant Retail Investment Transactions

Jesse James Plaza 33,000 SF Sold
Northwood Meadows 19,000 SF Sold
Parkway Plaza 139,000 SF Sold
Scrambler Marie Commons 11,000 SF Sold
Scrambler Plaza 14,000 SF Sold
Shops at Franklin Place 16,000 SF Sold
South Reynolds Plaza 19,000 SF Sold
Swan Creek Plaza 17,000 SF Sold
Timberstone Commons 56,000 SF Sold

Clients Represented

  • AAA Northwest Ohio
  • Ace Hardware
  • Bennett Enterprises
  • Bennett Management Corp.
  • Big R
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • DDR, Inc.
  • Dollar General
  • Family Dollar
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Ford Motor Company
  • GGP
  • Hickory Farms, Inc.
  • Party City
  • Planet Fitness
  • Potbelly Sandwich Works
  • Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust
  • Realty Income Corp.
  • Rite Aid
  • Seritage Growth Properties
  • Sola Salon Studios
  • Spirit Realty Capital, Inc.
  • Subway
  • The Fresh Market
  • The Hutton Company, Inc.
  • Tim Horton’s
  • United Capital Corp.
  • University of Toledo Foundation
  • Wal-Mart
  • Westwood Financial Corp.
  • White Castle

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