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As a Senior Associate of Industrial Brokerage Services for CBRE, Sam Manke specializes in the representation of users for industrial properties, including lease and sale negotiations, strategic planning, development, and logistics.

Today, Sam is part of a four person team who leverages the collective knowledge, skills and experience of each member for the benefit of their clients. With Agency and Occupier representation, they deliver an array of services to aid in the ownership and operation of commercial real estate in both local and national markets.

Over the years, Sam has gathered expertise on numerous projects, including 1031 exchanges, investment sales, corporate multi-market assignments, build-to-suits, site selection, employee studies, and sale-leasebacks for industrial properties and land. Sam leverages his construction management experience to help clients understand how different building systems may affect how they occupy a property. Sam also takes great care in understanding his client’s business and priorities so he can be a strategic advocate for them in negotiations.


  • Bachelor degree in Construction Management and Minor in Business Administration from North Dakota State University.

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
  • Chair of NAIOP Developing Leaders Networking Committee
  • MNCAR Association


  • Finance & Commerce Rising Young Professional (2022)

2022 Significant Transactions

  • Zenith IOS
    2800 Pacific St, Minneapolis
    Buyer Representation
    11.6 acres
  • Scannell Properties
    217th Ave & Dodd Blvd, Lakeville 
    Landlord Representation
    94,500 SF
  • Camelot Metals
    3100 82nd Ln NE, Blaine
    Seller Representation
    67,500 SF
  • Industrial Environmental Concepts
    21860 Hamburg Ave, Lakeville
    Buyer Representation 
    46,500 SF
  • MOR Golf & Utility
    21730 Hanover Ave, Lakeville
    Tenant Representation
    26,200 SF

Clients Represented

  • Scannell Properties
  • Zenith IOS
  • Cabela’s/Bass Pro Shop
  • Joshua’s Pest Control
  • Industrial Environmental Concepts