About Jay Nelson, CCIM
Jay knows business. A commercial realtor since 2004, with over 25 years of franchise management experience prior to that, he understands all the issues involved in starting and maintaining a successful business operation. He understands environmental issues, codes, and keeping an eye out for development opportunities.
As an experienced advisor, Jay’s in-depth understanding of operational issues, along with his marketing and promotional skills, will ensure that your property is marketed correctly to attract qualified prospective buyers. His analytical skills mean he exercises a great deal of thoroughness and diligence in working with each customer, but you’ll really enjoy his warm and responsive approach to business relationships.
In August 2008, Jay earned the coveted CCIM designation. A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. Only 6% of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners nationwide hold the CCIM designation, which reflects not only the caliber of the program, but also why it is one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry.
In May 2010, Jay earned the SIOR Designation as an Office Specialist. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR. Today there are 3,000 SIOR members in 580 markets in 26 countries. The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) is a global organization that certifies commercial real estate providers. Individuals who earn SIOR Designation adhere to the highest levels of experience, accountability and ethical standards.
During his career Jay has successfully completed transactions with national companies such as ATT, FedEx, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Toro, RBC Dain, Schindler Elevator, US Bank, Planned Parenthood, Waste Management and RSC Equipment Rental; along with regional companies such as Dunn Brothers Coffee, Country Kitchen, City of Fargo, Planet Fitness, Forum Communications, the Kilbourne Group and YWCA of Cass Clay.
I am plugged into the latest national and international markets. I achieve commercial real estate superiority and excellence for my client base by providing an unsurpassed combination of expertise, experience, talent and resources. As a result, I provide best-in-class service to all of my clients, including:
- Sale/leaseback based on market knowledge and trends
- Build-to-suit analysis and planning services
- Acquisition and disposition of buildings
- Lease analysis and management
- Selection and acquisition of land
- Tenant/buyer representation
- Incentive negotiations
- Transaction management
- Investment sales
- Property management
- Feasibility studies
- Market analysis
- Market interaction
- Project execution