NAI Wisinski of West Michigan
100 Grandville SW
Suite 100

Grand Rapids, Michigan United States 49503
t+1 269 459 0435
Kara
Schroer
Commercial Real Estate Specialist

Scope of Service Experience

Kara Schroer is a Realtor Associate with NAI Wisinski of West Michigan. Kara has thirteen (13) years of commercial real estate experience and is currently responsible for the sale & leasing of an array of real estate product types in the Southwest Michigan marketplace. Kara provides streamlined real estate services to her clients through sales, leasing, buyer/tenant representation, site selection, market research & analytic consulting to help her clients effectively & efficiently meet their objectives while maximizing their return on investment.

Background & Experience

Since 2008, Kara has participated in & closed more than 300 real estate transactions valued at over $60 million. Her extensive knowledge in vacant land acquisitions as well as in the office & healthcare leasing arena has been instrumental in bringing significant value to her clients. Prior to joining NAI Wisinski, Kara was a Senior Associate at Bradley Company, a commercial real estate services & brokerage company based in South Bend, Indiana. Before joining Bradley Company, Kara was a Senior Associate at Grubb Properties, Inc., a regional development & commercial real estate services company based in North Carolina, which specializes in mixed use, retail & office products. Grubb Properties acquired her previous employer, Colony Development Partners in 2011, where she as an associate broker & subsequently Director of Leasing for a 750,000 sq ft office/healthcare portfolio in Charlotte, NC. Responsibilities included leasing, tenant retention, lease renegotiations & tenant satisfaction. Before joining Colony Development Partners, Kara worked as the market research coordinator for CBRE Charlotte where she consulted a team of professionals & their clients on market & demographic analysis, after transferring from the same role at the CBRE South Bend affiliate office (now Bradley Company) in 2004.


Honors & Awards 2016 CoStar Power Broker Award- Industrial Lease 2010 Recipient, Charlotte Board of Realtors Silver Deal Makers Award “The Advantages of Political Affiliation: Dependent & Independent Small-Island Profiles” published research paper along with former professor, Dr. Jerome L. McElroy of Saint Mary’s College, in The Round Table Journal 2006 CBRE, Inc. Rookie of the Year Award — Charlotte, North Carolina

Education

Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana Bachelor of Arts in Economics CCIM Candidate

Professional Associations & Designations
  • Commercial Alliance of Realtors (CAR)
  • Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker,Indiana
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Michigan
Strategic Clients
  • Century Bank & Trust
  • HHC Hospitality
  • AllState Hotels
  • Granite Gallery
  • SPX Flow
  • Gilmore Real Estate
  • Watson's Home Store
  • Bank of America
  • Paragon Metals