Creating better communities by helping clients plan and execute wise commercial real estate decisions.


Our Mission

(Our daily service commitment to excellence)


We plan and execute wise commercial real estate decisions through: real estate strategic planning, tenant/buyer representation, sale/sublease of excess buildings/space, construction/project management, building development and investment services.

CoRPorate, Healthcare, Non-Profit/ Government and investment Real Estate Clients


At IAG Commercial, our main focus is working with end-users of real estate. Our clients typically need help with multiple locations and many of these locations are in other North American or global markets. While the majority of our corporate/end-user clients are occupiers of commercial and industrial real estate, some of our clients are starting to think like retailers as they seek greater public visibility and access.  An example of this is our medical and financial clients.  We are seeing an increase in the frequency of medical and financial clients desiring to relocate and move into retail spaces.

Our corporate/end-user clients like our extensive experience and single point of contact approach, whether working locally or globally.  As a small firm, partnering with other service providers is important as we move outside of the Upper Midwest.  Our focus avoids the institutional conflicts of our larger competitors who may represent both the owner and the tenant.

As an independent firm, we enjoy the flexibility to partner with multiple commercial real estate service companies across the globe.  All of our partners are well qualified by us to make sure they can provide professional delivery of the services we need for our clients to be successful.   

COMPANIES WE’ve WORKED WITH

 
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Commercial Real Estate Needs

 

At IAG Commercial, the main area of emphasis is commercial real estate. We provide corporate/end-user real estate services and investment services for our clients.  Our primary emphasis on the corporate/end-users is working as a supplemental service to a client’s current staff.  We primarily work  with clients that desire help managing the real estate decisions for multiple locations. 80% of what we do falls within this “bell curve” but we also work with many entities who need help with a one-time real estate decision.   

 

When working outside of our primary markets, our business model allows us the flexibility to  team with multiple service providers from different companies across the globe. We pride ourselves on working as an extension of our client’s team and are committed to providing proactive real estate asset management that positions real estate to best service the needs of the business units. 

 

Our specific services are:  real estate strategy creation, tenant/buyer representation, building sales, building development and project management services. We work alongside our clients to make sure they are advised and guided through the planning stage and implementation of the agreed upon tactics. We want to be with every client to see the plan through to success. At IAG Commercial, we will partner with you through the lengthy and detailed stages of client real estate decisions including city approvals, document review and legal coordination, construction and architect hiring, schedule and budget oversight, database management of documents and proactive tracking of future real estate decisions.

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More than just Real Estate

 

At IAG Commercial, we recognize that for most of our clients, real estate is not a core competency for them.  For our investor clients, we recognize they do not want to be involved in the day-to-day management of their assets.   We make commercial and industrial real estate an easier process for our clients through our in-depth experience and willingness to be a single point of contact for them.  This allows clients to best leverage their time on core operational or investment activities. Details of the day to day tasks matter to us and we do our best to track and manage them proactively.

 

The proactive-action steps we take vary depending on the service we provide and the needs of our clients. Regardless of the service being provided, there is an overall process we follow to make sure we have a firm understanding of the specific goals, challenges, and needs of each client. Only then can we determine which services to provide to ensure our involvement results in a favorable outcome.

 

We challenge our clients to think of both their immediate and long-term real estate needs in terms of the role real estate will play in achieving their business goals. Once defined, we then work with our clients to define a strategy and put it into place.  We have found there is not a single solution or approach that will result in the best outcome for our clients because we understand that every client has different needs.

With each corporate/end-user and investor client, there are specific factors to consider and we adapt accordingly. To ensure we tailor solutions to the specific needs of each client, we start by asking the hopefully good questions……usually lots of them!  Sorry! We have found this period of questioning is so important to help us move forward in a positive manner.   Once we have established the context of our client's needs and goals, we begin the process of  evaluating potential real estate solutions. When we immerse ourselves with our clients, IAG Commercial is at its best. We do not desire to be thought of as an outside vendor group because it is always our goal to provide long-term partnership with our clients.

 

 

  • Commercial Real Estate

  • Healthcare office Space

  • Non-Profit/Government

  • Investment Properties