Fritz Kauffman - Cushman & Wakefield

Fritz Kauffman

Senior Director

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  • Location

    One American Square
    Suite 1800
    Indianapolis, IN 46282
    United States

  • Phone

    +1 317 639 0486

  • Mobile

    317.753.4444

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Profile

Since 1981 Fritz Kauffman has been involved with all aspects of industrial real estate including sales, leasing, consulting and development. Fritz began his career at F.C. Tucker Company (now Cushman & Wakefield) and rejoined the firm in 2000 after being a partner at Citimark Development Company and a principal at Olympia Partners. Fritz specializes in industrial tenant representation, industrial landlord representation, industrial owner/occupier sales, and corporate advisory services to middle-market privately-held companies.


major transactions

  • Rolls Royce leasing of its 444,000 SF test cell and distribution center in Fort Worth, Texas and multiple other leases throughout North America
  • Wood-Mizer’s 80,000 SF build-to-suit manufacturing facility in Batesville, IN
  • Heartland Food Products Group leasing of its distribution center and manufacturing facility
  • Clarion Partners leasing of its 2.1 million-SF Indianapolis portfolio
  • Stratosphere Quality purchase of its 35,000-SF annex building in Fishers, IN
  • Westcon Group leasing of its 110,000-SF distribution center in Plainfield, IN
  • Beacon Roofing Supply/Shelter Distribution leasing of its 49,920-SF and 35,900-SF distribution centers in Indianapolis
  • Principal Mutual leasing of its 251,000-SF distribution center in Plainfield, IN
  • Robert Pattillo Properties of Atlanta, GA purchase of 90 acres in Precedent South Business Park, Greenwood, IN, for construction of 600,000-SF and 273,000-SF distribution centers
  • Aaron’s, Inc. leasing of 200,000-SF fulfillment/distribution center

community leadership

  • Conexus Indiana Central Regional Logistics Council, Member
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Board of Directors, Membership Committee Member, Programs Committee Member
  • Catholic Business Exchange, Member
  • Delta Tau Delta Indianapolis Alumni Chapter, Founding Member
  • Indy Parks & Recreation, Volunteer
  • Notre Dame Ace Academies, Development Committee Member

Awards & Associations

  • Indianapolis President’s Club Award, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • George C. Charbonneau Leadership and Performance Award, Lifetime Member
  • The State of Real Estate® Indianapolis, Presenter 1987–1989 and 2010–2011
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional
  • Indiana Association of REALTORS® (IAR), Member
  • Indiana Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ICBR), Member and Past Director
  • National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Member
  • Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), 30-Year Member and Past Director (two terms)
  • SIOR Educational Foundation, Past Director
  • NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Member
  • CCIM Institute, Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

Clients

  • Aaron’s, Inc.
  • Beacon Roofing Supply/Shelter Distribution
  • Clarion Partners
  • Deluxe Financial Corp.
  • Eby-Brown Co.
  • Endangered Species Chocolate Co.
  • Heartland Food Products Group
  • Herff Jones
  • Major Tool & Machine
  • Maytag Corp.
  • Rolls Royce
  • Stratosphere Quality
  • Westcon Group
  • Wood-Mizer