Michael  E Newman

Managing Director

Professional Experience

Michael Newman joined CBRE in February of 2010, following the company’s merger with the Trammell Crow Company and currently serves as the Managing Director of the Las Vegas CBRE office.  In addition, Newman serves as the Industrial Practice Leader for the CBRE’s Southwest Region which includes the Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Tucson and Albuquerque market areas.

Within this role, Michael oversees the functions of Brokerage, Investment Sales, Asset Services, Appraisal, Project Management and Debt & Equity Finance, in Southern Nevada.  As the Region’s Industrial Practice Leader, he oversees CBRE’s industrial practice collectively, within the Southwest Region, providing support, training, research and business development assistance to its industrial professionals.

Mr. Newman is an accomplished real estate professional with more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate management, acquisitions, leasing, sales and development. Prior to joining CBRE, Michael served as the Market Leader for the Trammell Crow Company, serving the  Nevada and Sacramento Regions in the sourcing, planning and development of industrial and mixed-use projects. In addition, Newman oversaw all brokerage, asset services and investor relations within his region.

Previous to joining Trammell Crow, Newman served as a Senior Vice President in the Commercial & Industrial Division of The Howard Hughes Corporation, Vice President of Development & Leasing for the American Nevada Corporation and Vice President for Perini Land & Development and Perini Investment Properties in San Francisco, CA.

Throughout his career, he has been responsible for the acquisition, planning & development of more than 10 million sf of industrial space, 1 million sf of urban mixed-use development and 6 million sf of commercial office space.

In addition, he served as a Director of the Mountain View, CA. Downtown Revitalization Committee, as an advisor to Mayor Art Agnos and the San Francisco Redevelopment Commission on the redevelopment of the South Beach District and has served on numerous Citizens’ advisory boards in the four municipalities comprising Southern Nevada.

Mr. Newman is a former Executive Committee Member & Vice Chairman of NAIOP, in Washington, D.C. and served 17 years as a member of the NAIOP Southern Nevada Board of Directors. He has also served as a Vice Chairman of the Las Vegas District Council of ULI and chaired its first Smart Growth Conference.

Michael is a 22 year resident of Southern Nevada and he has taken an active role in a number of charitable and community groups. Currently He sits on the Board of Directors of the Public Education Foundation in Clark County and is actively involved with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and the Las Vegas Global Economic Authority, charged with strategy in attracting new business & industries to Southern Nevada.​


Acquisitions Highlights

  • Mountain Bay Office Tower (San Francisco, CA), $8M
  • South Bay Office Tower (San Jose, CA), $10M
  • Walnut Creek Executive Park (Walnut Creek, CA), $26M
  • 3930 Howard Hughes Parkway (Las Vegas, NV), $15M

Dispositions Highlights

  • Golden Gateway Center (San Francisco, CA), 1,400 residential apartment units with 250,000 SF of mixed use/retail space), $160M
  • 3720 Howard Hughes Parkway (Las Vegas, NV), Class A office building, $5.5M
  • Regency Plaza (Richardson, TX) , $24M
  • Land sale - Hughes Center (Residence Inn), $4M

Development Highlights

  • The Harbor (Sandusky, OH), 110-acre master-planned residential/retail planned unit development , $120M
  • Rincon Center (San Francisco, CA), 850,000 SF urban mixed-use development with office, retail, and residential apratment components, $180M
  • Green Valley Corporate Center 1 (Henderson, NV), $12M
  • Hughes Center (Las Vegas, NV), Class A office, $150M
  • The Canyons (Summerlin, NV), $48M
  • 800 Grier (Las Vegas, NV), $10M
  • Cheyenne Commerce Center (North Las Vegas, NV), $30M
  • Cheyenne Distribution Center (North Las Vegas, NV), $32M