Steven K. Zacher

Name: Mr. Steven K. Zacher, SIOR, CCIM, President
Phone: 260-469-0203
Fax: 260-422-9301
Address: 444 E Main Street, Suite 203 Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802


Steven Zacher's specialties are marketing, sales and leasing of major retail, industrial and investment properties in Northeast Indiana. 

Recent Major Industrial Transactions:
Sale of 394,071 sq. ft. Essex Wire Plant in Columbia City, Indiana.
Sale of 385,000 sq. ft. Oxford Automotive Plant in Argos, Indiana.
Sale of 316,360 sq. ft. ThyssenKrupp Budd Plant in Kendallville, Indiana to Noble Painting.
Sale of 301,820 sq. ft. BBI warehouse in Bluffton, Indiana.
Sale of 274,900 sq. ft. Tenneco Automotive Plant in Culver, Indiana to Medallion Cabinetry.
Sale of 208,800 sq. ft. Overhead Door in Hartford City, Indiana to Petosky Plastics.
Sale of 197,270 sq. ft. Clayton Homes plant in Etna Green, Indiana to Newmar Corporation.
Sale of 175,000 sq. ft. Lear plant in Bourbon, Indiana to OmniSource Corporation.
Sale of 135,484 sq. ft. Johnson Controls plant in Ossian, Indiana.
Sale of 125,477 sq. ft. Nishikawa Standard plant in New Haven, Indiana.
Sale of 101,390 sq. ft. Clayton Homes building to Gulfstream Coach in Etna Green, Indiana.
Lease of 824,000 sq. ft. warehouse to Proctor and Gamble in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Lease of 222,768 sq. ft. to Craftline Printing at the Airport Industrial Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Lease of 74,000 sq. ft. warehouse to Iron Mountain in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Representation of Vera Bradley Designs, Inc. in purchase of 72 acre corporate campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Recent Major Office Transactions:
Sale of the 436,187 sq. ft. Safeco building in Indianapolis, IN
Sale of the 347,470 sq. ft. Swiss Re building in Fort Wayne, IN
Land sale for Ft. Wayne Endoscopy Center and GI Consultants
Lease renewal of 75,894 sq. ft. for National City Bank in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease renewal of 13,294 sq. ft. for Merrill Lynch in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 14,600 sq. ft. for Lincoln Financial Advisors in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 13,459 sq. ft. for Essex Electrical Products in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 9,821 sq. ft. at the National City Center in Fort Wayne, IN for Bunge North America
Lease of 4,000 sq. ft. for Mass. Mutual in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 3,826 sq. ft. for Sierra Nevada in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 6,523 sq. ft. for Summit Reinsurance in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 3,995 sq. ft. for Westpointe Financial in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 7,364 sq. ft. for Raymond James in Fort Wayne, IN
Lease of 7,781 sq. ft. for New York Life in Fort Wayne, IN

Recent Major Retail Transactions:
Sale of 104,120 sq. ft. K's Merchandise Mart in Fort Wayne to Hanning & Bean Enterprises, Inc.
Sublease of 24,000 sq. ft. Staples in Decatur, IN to Goody's Family Clothing
Lease of 27,700 sq. ft. Miller's SuperValu in Angola, IN to Tractor Supply Stores
Tenant representation of Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana for eight retail stores
Lease of 33,000 sq. ft. Scott's Food Store in Columbia City, IN to Quality Farm Fleet
Sale of 50,000 sq. ft. Furrow's in Fort Wayne, IN to Nation's Rent
Sale of 18,000 sq. ft. former Ben Franklin store in Fort Wayne, IN
Land acquistion for Staples Superstore on Illinois Rd. in Fort Wayne, IN

Career History:

Prior to joining The Zacher Company, Steve was employed with Data Resources, Inc., a Division of McGraw Hill, a Boston based economic forecasting firm and General Motors Corporate financial staff in Detroit.

Community Leadership:
Steve has served as on the advisory board of Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana in various capacities since 1987, including 2 years as chairperson. He has served on the board for Family and Children’s Services, Inc. He has served as the Chairperson of the Transportation Committee of the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce. He is a trustee and a member of the Board of Directors of Congregation Achduth Vesholom. He is a member of the Affiliates, a Fort Wayne business club. He is the past President of the University of Michigan Club of Fort Wayne.

Kalamazoo College, B.A. cum laude
University of Michigan, M.B.A. with concentration in Finance and Real Estate.

Partial Client List:

Industrial:  Bio-Lab, Collective Brands, Craftline Printing, Dana Corp., Dura Automotive, Ferry-Morse Seed Company, General Electric Company, Kelly Box and Packaging, Kmart Corporation, International Paper, Key Plastics, Lear Corporation, Mattel, Navistar, Proctor & Gamble, RIS Paper, Superior Essex, Therma-Tru Corp., Trelleborg Sealing, TRW and Vera Bradley Designs. 

Office:  A.G. Edwards, American Family Mutual Ins., American United Life Ins. Co., Ash Brokerage Co., Azar's Inc., Bunge North America, Countrywide Mortgage, Critical Care Systems, Dana Corporation, Equity Investment Group, Essex Electrical Products, Fort Wayne Plastics, Inc., General Electric Company, Goodwill Industries of NE Indiana, Group Dekko, Lear Corporation, Lincoln Financial Advisors, MagneTEK, Mass. Mutual, Merrill Lynch, Miller Valentine Group, National City Bank, OmniSource Corp., Parkview Health Systems, PHD, Inc., Prudential Insurance Co., Summit Reinsurance Services, Inc., Sears, Tri-Anum Health Services, Inc. and Wells Fargo Bank.

Retail:  Ace Hardware, AG Edwards & Sons, Anchor Associates, Azar's, Inc., CVS, Equity Investment Group, Goody's Family Clothing, Goodwill Industries of NE Indiana, Hanning & Bean Enterprises, K's Merchandise Mart, K-Mart Corporation, Payless Cashways, Quality Stores, Scott's Food Stores, The Rogers Company, Sears, Shoney's, Staples, SuperValu, Tractor Supply, Walgreens, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Wells Fargo Bank, and Williams Realty Group.

Affiliations & Designations:

Mr. Zacher is designated as an active industrial member of the SIOR, (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors). Steve was the 2002 President of the Indiana/Kentucky chapter of SIOR. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors (ICBR). He has earned his professional designation as a CCIM, (Certified Commercial Investment Member). Steve is an associate member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

The Zacher Company is also a member of CORFAC International, a worldwide network of select real estate professionals. Our affiliation with CORFAC enables us to assist clients with their real estate needs throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

Practicing Since: 1987
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