Title: NAI Business Manager, Principal
Specialties: Retail, Investment, Development
Education: Degree in Business Administration from Rocky Mountain College, Billings.
Member of ICSC
Montana State Retail Chairman, ICSC 2002-2006
Montana Government Relations Committee Chair, ICSC 2010-2014
NAI Retail Council Board Member
Cell: (406) 690-2320
Fax: (406) 256-9494
A native Montanan and a resident of Billings since 1987, Michael entered the commercial real estate arena in November of 1994 when he left the Principal Financial Group to join NAI Business Properties, the first and only full service commercial real estate firm in the state of Montana. NAI Business Properties was formed in June of 1994 by the two original partners, and Mr. Walker was the first associate of the company. In August of 2000, Mr. Walker was elevated to partner of NAI Business Properties.
His experience consists of 22 years of real estate transactions, with both national and local corporate clientele, concerning acquisition and disposition. He has represented a number of national and regional companies. Michael has worked with Scheels, ShopKo, Smith’s Food and Drug, Albertson’s, Kmart, Shopko and Payless Cashways. Michael is well versed in shopping center leasing and tenant representation as well as investment property sales. He has completed retail transactions and shopping center leases in all major markets of Montana, and continues to work in these markets with various retailers, shopping center owners, and developers. He has worked on behalf of Chipotle, Taco Bell, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Petco, Dollar Tree, Starbucks, Big Lots and McDonalds. He has also worked with several developers on “ground up” developments and land transactions in the Billings, Bozeman, Missoula, Helena, Kalispell and Great Falls markets.
Shopping Center Transactions include:
Washington Corp. Properties – Missoula (Leasing Agent)
Helena Shopping Center-12,000 SF – Helena (Sale Agent)
Bridger Peaks Center-175,000 SF – Bozeman (Leasing Agent)
Spring Prairie Center-450,000 SF – Kalispell (Leasing Agent)
Butte Plaza Mall-225,000 SF – Butte (Leasing Agent)
Westwood Mall-80,000 SF – Great Falls (Leasing/Sale Agent)
West Park Plaza-250,000 SF – Billings (Leasing/Sale Agent)
Lockwood Shopping Center-18,000 SF – Billings (Sale Agent)