Senior Vice President
Specialties: Investment Sales, Location Analytics, Entitlement
Nick Nelson operates with full transparency, clear and frequent communication, and expert-level technology skills. He forges relationships with his clients on a foundation of trust. Nick leverages his expert knowledge, seasoned experience, and prolific network to align risk with investment performance for investors; with his technology expertise, he is able to act quickly and offers a first-mover advantage for his clients.
Nick began his journey in commercial real estate as an electrician. Soon thereafter he started a general contractor company that constructed over 2 million square feet and completed several entitlement projects on budget and schedule. In 2008 Nick launched into Commercial Real Estate brokerage, and earned the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) Designation in record time, as well as becoming an ARGUS software expert. By his third year in brokerage, Nick’s investment sales team at KW Commercial was in the top 10 teams in the US with more than $40 million in annual sales volume. Nick has earned the President’s Cup award from the CCIM Institute, has served on the CCIM Technologies Board of Directors, and is an expert in location intelligence. In 2018 he was a guest speaker at the ESRI User Conference demonstrating leading approaches to conducting GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analytics.
Family is most important for Nick. He is surrounded by a loving family; an amazing wife, a daughter that is a fierce ballerina, and a son with an astounding affinity for data science.