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Jeffrey Shell

Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Shell

Executive Vice President
Capital Markets
Meet the Team
+1 313 4172100
+1 313 5101891
+1 313 4172195

Detroit

2000 Town Center
Suite 500
Southfield, MI 48075
+1 248 353 5400
+1 248 353 8134

Professional Experience

Mr. Shell is Executive Vice President and a national leader in CBRE’s Corporate Capital Markets.  Corporate Capital Markets plays an integral role in both the Capital Markets and Global Workplace Solutions divisions of the company, providing capital markets advisory and execution expertise for planned and existing assets on behalf of corporate occupiers, developers and owners. Expertise resident within Corporate Capital Markets includes finance, accounting, capital markets, and development and construction, in order to solve for GAAP, tax, cash, regulatory, delivery, operations and other client objectives. The group provides advisory and execution proficiency on a full range of real estate and credit-based capital structures for single-tenant and corporate-owned properties, including sale/leasebacks, single-tenant investment sales, and credit-based financing using CTLs and synthetic leases.

Mr. Shell heads a Michigan-based team that has closed transactions representing approximately $7 billion in value across North America. For corporate occupiers, Mr. Shell and his team have structured and executed capital solutions for a wide range of corporate objectives on existing assets or build-to-suit projects and have provided expertise on leasing teams for large lease transactions.  Additionally, Mr. Shell has represented many of the nations’ leading developers and institutional owners for investment sales or finance of existing single-tenant projects or build-to-suits nationwide.

Mr. Shell is a member of CBRE’s Global Task Force on Lease Accounting, is active in various industry organizations, and has spoken at numerous industry forums on the topic of build-to-suit financing, lease accounting, single-tenant net-lease investment sales, and structured finance for real estate.
 
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Shell was Executive Vice President and National Head of Corporate Finance for Grubb & Ellis from 2009 through 2011.  Prior to that Mr. Shell spent sixteen years at Cushman & Wakefield, most recently as Executive Director in the Investment Banking division of Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets Group.  Additionally, Mr. Shell led Cushman & Wakefield’s Build-to-Suit Advisory Services practice and was a member of their Global Supply Chain Solutions group. Mr. Shell began his career in Chicago with a large commercial developer.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • ULI

 

Education

 

  • Michigan State University, BS combining Engineering and Business

 

Significant Assignments

 

Single Tenant Transactions 

Corporate Tenant Assignment Asset value ($MM) Property/location
Dow HQ BTS Structured Lease Financing $88.0 Office HQ/ Michigan
Dow BTS Structured Lease Financing $93.0 Warehouse/Louisiana
Holland Americal Lease Advisory $67.5 Office HQ/Washington
Confidential (Global Tech Co.) BTS Advisory $36.4 Office/Michigan
Confidential (Global Tech Co.) BTS Advisory $130.0 Office/Colorado
United Stationers Lease Advisory $55.0 Office/Illinois
Bazaarvoice BTS Advisory $45.0 Office/Texas
Jim Beam/Suntory BTS Pre-Sale $28.0 Warehouse/Kentucky
Trinity Health Investment Sale $51.0 Office HQ/Michigan
University of Chicago Sale/Leaseback $112.0 Chicago
Daimler Trucks North America BTS Pre-Sale $162.0 Office HQ/Oregon
VA Birmingham BTS Pre-Sale $67.4 Medical Facility/Alabama
Dow BTS Pre-Sale $155.0 Office R&D/Texas
International Paper (Xpedx) BTS Pre-Sale $18.6 Industrial/Missouri
Sherwood Chrysler Investment Sale $38 Industrial/Michigan
Mercedes Capital Advisory $53.2 Warehouse/Alabama
NiSource BTS Financing $5.8 Office/Ohio
Advance Pierre Foods Sale/Leaseback $26.5 Warehouse/Oklahoma
Aon Corp. Investment Sale $148.0 Office/Chicago
Vulcan Materials Sale/Leaseback $23.0 Land/Texas
GSA (Federal Dept of Transportation) Investment Sale $30.35 Office/Colorado
Mazda Advisory $39.0 Office R&D/California
TMG Health BTS Pre-Sale $21.25 Office/Pennsylvania
Hershey Structured Sale $56.2 Office & Industrial/Pennsylvania
Hershey Structured Finance $53.7 Office & Industrial/Pennsylvania
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co BTS Pre-Sale $160.0 Office HQ/Ohio
Asics Corporation BTS Pre-Sale $27.9 Warehouse/Mississippi
Markel Corporation Investment Sale $25.0 Office/Chicago
Northern Trust Structured Lease Financing $67.4 Office/Chicago
Sun Products BTS Pre-Sale $40.2 Warehouse/Kentucky
Sterling Commerce Investment Sale $38.5 Office HQ/Ohio
Reed Elsevier Investment Sale $21.1 Office/St. Louis
Northrup Grumman Investment Sale $28.6 Office/Virginia
Meadwestvaco BTS Pre-Sale $29.0 Warehouse/Virginia
Adidas Group BTS Pre-Sale $116.0 Warehouse/South Carolina
Disney Vacation Development Investment Sale $17.1 Office/Florida
DET Norske Veritas Investment Sale $14.7 Office/Texas
Diamond Comics BTS Pre-Sale $23.5 Warehouse/Mississippi
ATK BTS Pre-Sale $29.0 Office/Minnesota
WIX Filtration Investment Sale $16.5 Warehouse/North Carolina
Carmike Cinemas Investment Sale $72.3 Theaters/Multiple States
EDS, Circuit City, Lowe’s, Kohl’s & Walgreens Investment Sale $88.5 Warehouse & Retail Portfolio/UT, IL, OH, TX,FL
Magellan Health Services Investment Sale $39.6 Office/Missouri
General Electric Company BTS Pre-Sale $33.8 Warehouse/Tennessee
EPA (GSA) BTS Pre-Sale $92.4 Regional HQ/Colorado
West Penn Allegheny Health Investment Sale $14.5 Office/Pennsylvania
Bear Stearns/Verizon Investment Sale $82.4 Office Complex/Texas
PSE&G Investment Sale $147.5 Headquarters/New Jersey
Bosch-Seimens BTS Pre-Sale $24.9 Distribution/North Carolina
SAIC Advisory $244.0 Headquarters/New Jersey
FrontierCommunications Investment Sale $26.4 Office/New York
HCA Investment Sale $10.5 Office/South Carolina
Suncom Investment Sale $20.8 Office/South Carolina
Budco Investment Sale $36.0 Headquarters/Michigan
Trinity Health Investment Sale $9.6 Office&Research/Michigan
Scotts Investment Sale $33.5 Distribution/California
ThomsonConsumer Electronics Investment Sale $56.0 Office-Research/Indiana
HSBC Investment Sale $25.1 Office/South Dakota
PGS Corp Investment Sale $20.5 Office/Texas
Tenet Healthcare Investment Sale $72.0 Headquarters/Texas
Qwest Communications Investment Sale $44.4 Office/Minnesota
Metlife Investment Sale $53.5 Office/New Jersey
Veritas Investment Sale $39.9 Office-Research/Texas
Mitretek Systems Investment Sale $93.8 Headquarters/Virginia
Computer Associates Investment Sale $54.3 Office/Texas
Allstate Insurance Investment Sale $22.7 Office/Illinois
AON Corp. Investment Sale $85.7 Office/Illinois
Westinghouse Corporation Investment Sale $56.5 Office-Research/Pennsylvania
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Investment Sale $17.4 Office-Research HQ/Kansas
Visteon Corp. BTS Structured Lease Financing $255.0 Headquarters/Michigan
Internal Revenue Service Telecom Investment Sale $56.5 Office-Research/Pennsylvania
Qwest Communications Advisory/Valuation Services $305.3 Portfolio/Multiple States
Comed Investment Sale /Structured Financing $99.8 Headquarters/Illinois
Thomson Corp. BTS Structured Lease Financing $26.0 Division HQ/Michigan
Visteon Corp. BTS Structured Lease Bridge Financing $22.0 Land Acquisition/Michigan
Thomson Corp. BTS Negotiated Lease $16.0 Division HQ/Ohio
Citrix Systems Investment Sale/ Structured Lease Financing $59.8 Headquarters/Florida
Procter & Gamble BTS Structured Lease Financing $186.0 Distribution/PA, MO, CA, GA, WI
Procter & Gamble BTS Structured Lease Financing $54.6 Distribution/Pennsylvania
Procter & Gamble BTS Negotiated Lease $20.8 Distribution/Missouri
Nellson Nutraceutical Investment Sale $14.3 Office/R&D/Warehouse Montreal, CANADA
ADP Investment Sale $9.3 Regional Office/Michigan
Citizens Communication BTS Advisory Services $35.0 Headquarters/Texas
Discovery Communications BTS Structured Lease Financing $155.0 Headquarters/Maryland
Thomson Corp. BTS Structured Lease Financing $22.0 Division HQ/Michigan
Phelps Dodge BTS Structured Lease Financing $26.8 Headquarters/Arizona
Mazda BTS Structured Lease Financing $18.9 Distribution/Mississippi
Tower Automotive Investment Sale $20.3 Industrial/Michigan




























Jeffrey Shell

Executive Vice President
Capital Markets
Meet the Team
+1 313 4172100
+1 313 5101891
+1 313 4172195

Detroit

2000 Town Center
Suite 500
Southfield, MI 48075
+1 248 353 5400
+1 248 353 8134