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Michael Wafer Jr.

Associate Director

Mike Wafer, Jr. specializes in providing investment, landlord and tenant representation services focusing on the industrial/flex market throughout the Denver metropolitan area. He has expertise in complex build-to-suits, business park development and re-development assets. In a short amount of time, Mr. Wafer has earned the trust and respect of some of Denver's most prolific developers including Trammell Crow, The Opus Group, LBA Realty, OmniTrax and Hyde Development.

A Colorado native and third-generation real estate professional, Mr. Wafer is a strong negotiator, creative dealmaker and known for his hands-on client-focused delivery. Mr. Wafer joined NKF in 2013. He launched his industry career in financial analysis and tenant representation at JLL and HFF..

SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS PARK DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE:

  • Crossroads Commerce Park: 1.0 million SF
  • Smith Road Commerce Center: 290,000 SF
  • Rangeview Industrial Center: 122,000 SF
  • Great Western Industrial Park (rail-served park): 1,000 acres

BUILD-TO-SUIT EXPERIENCE:

  • Warehouse/Distribution: 70,000 SF
  • Freezer/Cooler: 60,000 SF
  • Showroom/Distribution: 56,000 SF
  • Showroom/Distribution: 52,000 SF
  • Manufacturing: 40,000 SF

SIGNIFICANT BUILDING TRANSACTIONS:

Type Location
Size
Value
Warehouse (sale)
Aurora, CO
225,000 SF
$11.0 million
Warehouse (lease) Denver, CO
27,000 SF
$9.8 million
Warehouse (sale) Denver, CO
61,000 SF
$7.9 million
Land (sale) Denver, CO
67 acres
$6.2 million
Warehouse (lease) Denver, CO 32,000 SF $2.0 million
Warehouse (sale) Denver, CO 11,000 SF $1.3 million

PARTIAL CLIENT LIST:

  • Breakthru Beverage
  • Builders Insulation
  • Cambria
  • Champion Windows
  • Enviro Finance Group
  • Hermes Worldwide
  • The Opus Group
  • Sierra Pacific Industries
  • Stillman Meats
  • Trammell Crow

AFFILIATIONS:

  • NAIOP
  • Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR)
  • Board Member, Colorado University Real Estate Center Young Alumni

Mr. Wafer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with an emphasis on finance and a minor in real estate, from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Michael Wafer Jr.
Michael Wafer Jr.
Associate Director
1800 Larimer Street
Suite 1700
Denver, CO 80202
United States
T  303.260.4407


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Areas of Specialization
  • Investment Sales
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Representation
  • Industrial Leasing and Sales
  • Build-to-Suit
  • Business Park Development
  • Re-Development Sites
  • Rail-served Properties

Years of Experience
5 years