Steve Kohls

Steve Kohls

Executive Managing Director

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    Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Commercial
    2 North Cascade Ave
    Suite 720
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    United States

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Steve Kohls focuses on sales and leasing services for office, commercial land and new development projects. Steve began his commercial brokerage career in 1999 and has been an agent to over $350 million in commercial real estate lease and sales transactions, representing a wide variety of clients. His broad experience includes the advisory and representation of office and healthcare space occupiers, as well as providing consultation and brokerage services for large commercial property owners and developers.

Of note, Steve has been instrumental in the representation of several Class-A office parks and mixed- use development projects, comprising nearly 5 million square feet of new and planned commercial product:

Rivulon | 3.5 Million SF
AZ/202 | 825,000 SF
Ascend at Chandler Airport Center | 560,000 SF
Portico Place | 90,000 SF

With a client track record of demonstrable real estate vision, Steve is consistently sourcing creative and profitable opportunities to reposition, develop or otherwise add value to commercial real estate assets. He has significant expertise and success in navigating and structuring complex transactions, leading multi-party negotiations and closing creative deals. His unique areas of expertise include the identification and brokerage of property “value-add,” “off-market” and new development opportunities. A consummate client advocate and seasoned advisor, he is relationship-driven and takes a different strategic approach to every opportunity and challenge.

After falling in love with Colorado on an extended fly fishing trip, Steve moved to the Colorado Springs area with his family in 2014. Prior to joining Colorado Springs Commercial, Steve was a Vice President at CBRE and a Shareholder/Principal at Lee & Associates Arizona, where he was an office broker for 12 years. Beginning as a “runner,” Steve was granted the opportunity to produce his own book of business and became the youngest agent to achieve the title of Shareholder/Principal with Lee & Associates. He also served on numerous internal committees and became the youngest Shareholder/Principal to be nominated and elected to serve on the Board of Directors (2010-2011). Before joining Lee & Associates, Steve spent his first three years of commercial brokerage at a national tenant representation firm.

Clients Represented

Westside Investment Partners
Compassion International
Hudson Advisors
CW Capital
Starwood Capital
MidFirst Bank
Enterprise Bank
Globe Corporation
Matteson Realty
Granite Capital Investments
DWO Enterprises
Nationwide Realty Investors
Meridian West Development


Property Lease Transactions | $130 million | 1.4M SF | 219 transactions
Building Sale Transactions | $156 million | 816K SF | 24 transactions
Land Sale Transactions | $74 million | 196 acres | 11 transactions


Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Finance, graduated Magna Cum Laude