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Jim Peterson


“Our philosophy is built on two key principles: A Team approach and hard work. We must simply provide the best services possible to our clients. Every day that goes by without action being taken costs somebody, somewhere, some Money.”

Jim Peterson, Vice President


Jim’s real estate career started in 1979 with Dayton Hudson Properties / The Center Companies. During his 10 years with TCC, he was involved in property management, marketing, and construction. He held management positions at Southland Mall, Westland Mall, and Detroit Renaissance Center in Michigan. Jim served as a Group Manager for TCC from 1984-1988 having responsibility for the Quail Springs Mall, Oklahoma City, Sooner Fashion Mall, Norman, Oklahoma, and The Flinthills Mall, in Emporia, Kansas. Jim returned to Michigan in 1988 to work with Ramco-Gershenson as a leasing specialist with responsibility for their Ohio properties. Since then, Jim has been in the retail brokerage business and in 1998 became a principal in the Olson Retail Group, Inc.

Clients / Customers:

Jim has worked with numerous retailers including: Farmer Jack, Kroger, DOC Optical, Wal-mart, Flagstar Bank, Elder-Beerman Department Stores, Dunham’s Sporting Goods, Dollar Tree, Sally Beauty Supply, Cingular Wireless, H&R Block, Super-Valu, CVS Pharmacy, Peebles Department Stores, Oreck Vacuums, MC Sports, Rite-Aid, Goodwill Industries, ACO Hardware, Pitaya, Rentway, Mattress King and Pamida.

Jim has extensive relationships with Landlords such as Graimark / Walker, FTG Realty, New Plan Realty, Developers Diversified, First Holding Company, The Klein Group, Ferlito Construction, Jonna Properties, The Equitable Group, Ramco-Gershenson, McKinley Properties, Chase Properties and Wal-Mart Realty, Inc.

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