NAI Park Capital
76 Dawson Road
P.O. Box 923

Guelph, Ontario N1H 1A8 Canada
t+1 519 824 9900 Ext 22 m+1 519 220 9900 f+1 519 824 2471
Michael
Merker
Broker of Record/President

Specialties:  Industrial, Investment

Background & Experience

Michael received an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree in Housing & Real Estate Management from the University of Guelph in 1995. Prior to receiving his degree, Michael worked for a property management company and also a Toronto brokerage firm, providing him with invaluable experience and insight to the marketplace. With the vision to provide expert services to southwestern Ontario's commercial property owners and users, Michael founded Park Capital Inc. in 1995. Since that time, Park Capital Inc. has been involved in all types of transactions, ranging from industrial land sales, to office/retail/industrial sales and leasing, to multi-residential development. In 2012, Park Capital Inc. joined the NAI Global network as NAI Park Capital, representing the network's interests in the southwestern Ontario region. Michael is an active volunteer, sitting on various committees at the Guelph & District Real Estate Board, as well as being on its Board of Directors in 2002. Since receiving his CCIM designation in 2011, he also served on CCIM Central Canada Chapter's Board of Directors as chair of the Education Commitee from 2012-2016. Michael is fluent in German and provides investor-clients from the german speaking countries with property management, leasing, acquisition/disposition, and consulting services.

Education

University of Guelph, B.Comm (Housing & Real Estate Management)

CCIM Institute

Professional Associations & Designations

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC)

Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)

Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)

Ontario Commercial Council (OCC)

Canadian Commercial Council (CCC)

Transaction History

Lease - Industrial Building, Guelph - 78,303 SF

Sale - Strip Plaza, Guelph - 14,140 SF

Lease - Industrial Building, Cambridge - 46,102 SF

Sale - Industrial Building, Guelph - 30,800 SF

Sale - 100 Acre Residential Development Land, Milton

Sale - Strip Plaza, Guelph - 55,000 SF

Lease - Warehouse Space, Cambridge - 70,000 SF

Sale - 140 Acre Airpark, Guelph

Sale - Industrial/Office Building, Waterloo - 14,000 SF

Lease - Industrial Building, Guelph - 66,000 SF

Sale - Serviced Industrial Land, Guelph - 26 AC