Jerry Durham has nearly 33 years of commercial real estate experience, having represented both buyers/tenants and sellers/landlords in the sale, leasing and management of office, industrial and retail properties and land in all areas of Ohio. Prior to his position with Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Durham was vice president of property management with Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate.
Mr. Durham specializes in land, industrial space and the renewable power industry in several Ohio markets. With nearly 20 years spent in property management, Mr. Durham has a unique perspective and broad expertise in various aspects of commercial real estate including lease negotiation, tenant improvements, interacting with property managers and understanding owners’ needs.
Experienced in Ohio real estate markets both large and small, Mr. Durham utilizes his experience to formulate marketing plans tailored to the needs of each property. He has represented or worked with companies as diverse as ABC Supply, Atlas Butler, BelFlex Staffing, CSX Railroad, Giant Eagle, Marmon Distribution, Honeywell, Metropolitan Life, Parker Hannifin, SABIC, and Sustainable Power Group.
Mr. Durham also works with individual owners, community improvement corporations and county and regional development groups to service their real estate needs. He is familiar with the steps needed to obtain permits, approvals and incentives to develop sites and buildings, having worked with state and local government in over 20 counties in Ohio. Understanding that every development director wants to create as many quality jobs as possible, Mr. Durham works with state and local development directors to determine the best incentives and programs available for marketing and developing buildings and sites to their highest and best use.
Mr. Durham is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Ohio and a member of the Columbus Board of Realtors, Ohio Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Columbus Commercial Industrial and Investment Realtors (CCIIR). He is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate.
Additionally, Mr. Durham is an active member of various charity and civic organizations including the Kiwanis Club of Columbus, Charity Newsies and Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbus.