Craig Kelly

Craig Kelly



Since 1986, Craig Kelly has specialized in the leasing and sales of industrial property and in the acquisition & disposition of vacant land.  Before joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2007, Craig was employed with Kessinger Hunter & Co. for 22 years.  His responsibilities included the marketing, leasing and lease renewals of 2.5 million square feet of industrial property.  Craig reported directly to institutional owners and their asset managers.

During his career, Craig has specialized in the brokerage of vacant land in the Kansas City metropolitan area, representing both buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions.  He has represented institutional owners, bank trusts, developers, partnerships, families and individuals.  Craig has extensive experience in 1031 Exchanges, assemblage of land, and formation of teams to maximize value of land through incentives and zoning changes with local municipalities.

Awards & Associations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker/Salesperson, Kansas and Missouri
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Board of Realtors


  • Highwoods Properties, 300,000 SF sale 
  • U.S. Postal Service, 105,000 SF lease
  • Five Star Homes, 235 acres sale 
  • Bank of America Trust, 400 acres sale
  • Commerce Bank Trust, 160 acres sale 
  • Schlitterbahn Water Park, 40 acres sale
  • ADESA Auto Auction, 107 acres sale 
  • Richie Bros. Auction, 100 acres acquisition
  • Ethan Allen, 22,000 SF sale 
  • Valley Bank, 640 acres sale
  • BMO Harris, 228 acres sale 
  • O’Connor Company, 90,000 SF lease


US Postal Service, Highwoods Properties, Lucent Technologies, Visteon Corp., TA Realty, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., Great Point Investors, Dial Corp., Five Star Homes, AMLI Residential, Westside Family Church, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Richie Bros., Bank of America Trust, Commerce Bank Trust, ADESA Auto Auction