Mike Hurwitz specializes in tenant representation, lease negotiation and acquisition and has been instrumental in helping some of the nation’s more aggressive retailers establish and expand their presence in the St. Louis market, including Starbucks Coffee in establishing their first 24 stores and Simply Fashions in their market entry.
Mike has been involved in some of Walpert Properties largest retail acquisitions including Morse Centre and Northtowe Centre in Columbus, Ohio, totaling a combined 440,000 square feet. Tenants include Big Lots, Dollar Tree, Aldi, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Wendy’s and Jiffy Lube.
He oversaw the development of a freestanding Walgreens in which he coordinated everything from the demolition of the existing shopping center to construction of the new building, to working with the highway department on a deceleration lane and flood plain issue to final walk thru and completion of the building.
Mike led the St. Louis team that oversaw the development of the 93,000 square foot Creve Coeur Pavilion for an out of state owner. Tenants included St. Louis Bread Company, California Pizza Kitchen, Stir Crazy and AMC theaters.
Mike is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is active in efforts in the Siteman Cancer Center and the Wounded Warrior Project.
His interests include ice hockey and CrossFit training and is an Eagle Scout.
Mike and his wife Tracy have 2 children and one grandchild.
Missouri Brokers-salesperson license
Mike holds a Missouri Brokers-salesperson license and has been a member of ICSC since 1991.