Michael Bellissimo*, MBA
Senior Vice President, Broker, Special Properties Group
Advisory & Transaction
Since 2003, Michael has been responsible for originating new business and managing existing client relationships on a National and International basis.
Michael's background includes work in the customer service, textile, and hospitality industries. His strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal skills assist Private and Institutional Clients/Advisory Groups in completing Industrial & Investment Sales, New Developments, and Leasing Projects.
Since 2005, Michael has been a member of the CBRE Special Properties Group (SPG). This Group of 50 Individuals across North America specializes in assisting manufacturing corporations with the acquisition, sale, and redevelopment of large industrial manufacturing facilities located in smaller, non urban markets.
- Completed over 200 transactions over the past 4 years and is currently involved in the leasing and sale of more than 2 million SF of new and existing development space.
- Member, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
- Member, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
- Member, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
- Italian Chamber of Commerce (ICCT), Member
- MBA, 2011, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
- BAAG, Applied Geography, 2001, Ryerson University
- Alocan Developments
- Conundrum Industrial Property Fund
- Crown Cork & Seal
- F.A.G. Bearings
- Gunnebo Security
- Higgins Development Partners
- Mantella Construction
- Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee
- Opus Real Estate (ORE)
- Piedmont Plastics
- Pitney Bowes
- Quantex Technologies
- Schaeffer SSI
- Schenker Stinnes Logistics
- Spectra Premium Industries
- Steiner Systems International
- The Home Depot
Major Transactions - 2006 To Present
- Rodenbury Investments, Portfolio Leasing – Industrial , 1,200,000 sq. ft.
- Conundrum Industrial Property Fund, Portfolio Leasing – Industrial, 975,000 sq. ft.
- Opus Real Estate - O.R.E Developments, New Development, 865,000 sq. ft.
- Opus Real Estate - O.R.E Developments, Investment Sale, 500,000 sq. ft.
- Oxford Properties, New Development, 387,000 sq. ft.
- Opus Real Estate - O.R.E Developments, Investment Sale, 250,000 sq. ft.
- Opus Real Estate - O.R.E Developments, Sale - Land, 36 Acres
- Opus Real Estate - O.R.E Developments, Sale - Land, 18 Acres
- Crown Cork & Seal, Sale - Land, 16 Acres
- Canada Worldwide Services, Lease - Industrial, 180,000 sq. ft.
- Mother Parker's Tea & Coffee Inc., Lease - Industrial, 161,000 sq. ft.
- Sure Fresh Foods, Sale - Industrial, 110,500 sq. ft.
- AFFG Properties, Sale - Land, 4.5 Acres
- QEUBECOR WORLD PRINTING, Lease Renewal - Industrial, 89,000 sq. ft.
- Elton Manufacturing, Lease - Industrial, 68,000 sq. ft.
- Ecolab Co., Lease Industrial, 58,000 sq. ft.
- Gunnebo Security, Lease Renewal - Industrial, 51,000 sq. ft.
- Curry's Art Store Limited, Lease - Industrial, 48,000 sq. ft.
- Turnkey Sorting Solutions Inc., Sale - Industrial, 42,000 sq. ft.
Special Properties Group - Rural Manufacturing Facilities
- Spectra Premium Industries, Stratford, 350,000 sq. ft.
- Wabtec-Wabco, Stoney Creek, 180,000 sq. ft.
- OMC Group, Tottenham, 60,000 sq. ft.
- Exeter Produce/Hanaar Corp., Bradford, 40,000 sq. ft.