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Bill Tyson

Partner, Senior Vice President
Retail Brokerage

+1 (616) 242 1103
+1 (616) 813 0573

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Investment, Retail

Background & Experience

Bill began his career in the commercial industrial real estate industry in 1985. He worked for 17 years with Ben Muller Realty before joining NAI Wisinski of West Michigan in 1999. He specializes in investment property sales, retail property sales and leasing, and site analysis, acquisition, and consulting.

Bill enjoys activities such as hiking, biking, and watersports as well as motorcycle riding in the UP. Bill’s goal is to try to visit all the major national parks in the US.

He enjoys working at NAI because, “Everybody works together and supports one another.”


  • CCIM Candidate Candidate member and has completed all core and elective classes towards the requirement
  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
  • Davenport College, Grand Rapids, MI

Professional Associations & Designations

  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Bill is a candidate member of the prestigious CCIM designation which represents one of only 5% of Commercial Realtors. CCIM’s exemplify the real estate industry’s highest professional and ethical standards.
  • Grand Rapids Commercial Alliance of Realtors (CAR)
  • Forms Committee Member Technology Committee Member (past)
  • Grand Rapids Association of Realtors (GRAR)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Bill is an active member of ICSC which is a global trade association of the shopping center industry whose aim is to advance the development of shopping centers and to establish the individual shopping center as a major institution in the community.
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)

Transaction History

  • 1060 Hall Street SW: 70,100 SF (Grand Rapids, MI) -Industrial
  • 950 Godfrey: 375,000 SF (Grand Rapids, MI) -Industrial
  • 236 Stevens: 160,000 SF (Grand Rapids, MI) -Industrial
  • 7945 Alger Road: 122,790 SF (Alma, MI) -Retail
  • 1621 Leonard St NE: 24,000 (Grand Rapids, MI) -Retail
  • 2660 28th St: 32,875 SF (Grand Rapids, MI) -Retail
  • 5500 Division: 16,835 SF (Kentwood, MI) -Retail
  • 5422-5446 Division Ave S: 59,241 SF (Kentwood, MI) -Retail 4
  • 443-4469 Breton Rd SE: 31,002 SF (Kentwood, MI) -Retail
  • 1259 Post Rd: 25,000 SF (Belmont, MI) -Retail
  • 6221 Wilson Ave SE: 35 Acres (Byron Center, MI) -Land
  • 528 4th Street: 9,600 SF (Grand Rapids, MI) -Office

Strategic Clients

  • Riverview Community Federal Credit Union
  • Eye on Video
  • Frames Unlimited
  • Boaters World
  • Max 10
  • First Wok
  • Subway
  • Schuler Books
  • Family Dollar