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Eric J. Shea, SIOR


Eric Shea, SIOR, brings over two decades of valuable marketing experience and knowledge to his position as a director with the Columbus, Ohio, office of Newmark Knight Frank. Mr. Shea is responsible for helping clients successfully navigate all aspects of the industrial real estate marketplace, including: the acquisition and disposition of industrial assets; the marketing of freestanding and multi-tenant buildings for sale or lease; lease vs. buy analysis; site qualification; zoning; financing; coordination of design; and construction cost estimating. Mr. Shea's clients run the gamut from entrepreneurial startups to large public companies. He prides himself on being thoughtful, pragmatic and efficient.

Most recently, Mr. Shea completed the largest industrial lease of 2011, a 737,421-square-foot lease to Zulily. In 1999, Columbus REALTORS® recognized Mr. Shea with the "Most Creative Deal of the Year" award for his sale of the leasehold estate at 2642 Fisher Road, which was part of the Penn Traffic bankruptcy reorganization.


  • Zulily.com, 737,421 SF
  • Honeywell International, 520,000 SF
  • Nationwide Insurance, 409,000 SF
  • Kmart/Sears DC, 358,760 SF
  • Specialized Bicycle, 225,200 SF
  • Healthcare Logistics, 108,000 SF
  • Horton Emergency Vehicle, 71,106 SF
  • Liqui-Box Plant, 63,263 SF


  • Top Three Producer, Continental Realty Ltd., 2014
  • Most Creative Deal, Prologis, 2012
  • Deal of the Year, C&W Alliance, 2011
  • Largest Industrial Lease of the Year, 2010
  • Significant Transaction Award, Prologis, 2003
  • Most Creative Deal of the Year, Columbus REALTORS®, 1999
  • Top Producer, NAI Welsh, 1998 and 1999


  • SIOR Industrial Specialist designation, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), 1998
  • Active member of the industrial advisory board, Xceligent, Inc.

Mr. Shea earned a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate and business management from Franklin University. A long-time Dublin resident, he is the proud father of five.

Eric  J. Shea, SIOR
Eric J. Shea, SIOR
150 E. Broad Street
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
United States
T  614.883.1011

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Areas of Specialization
  • Industrial Property Sales/Leasing
  • Tenant and Buyer Representation
  • Landlord Representation
  • Land Site Selection

Years of Experience
23 years