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Wendell Hollan

First Vice President

Wendell Hollan First Vice President
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Professional Experience

Wendell Hollan, Jr. is a First Vice President with CBRE specializing in land based transactions, including: (i) the creation and implementation of multi-unit expansion strategies, (ii) marketing of commercial land sites, and (iii) multi-unit and surplus land disposition programs. Mr. Hollan has been involved in the site selection, leasing, zoning, construction and financial evaluation of commercial properties since 1978.

As Director of Capital Planning and chair of the capital expenditure committee for Pizza Hut, Inc., Mr. Hollan had direct responsibility for the evaluation of all real estate proposals, development and management of a $250 million capital budget, and coordination of the national restaurant development program. As a partner with a Chicago-based development firm, Mr. Hollan managed the acquisition, leasing and construction of neighborhood and community shopping centers with a portfolio value of approximately $40 million. As a member of the CBRE commercial land team since October 1994, Mr. Hollan has successfully completed transactions with a total consideration of approximately $474 million, including 241 land transactions with a total consideration of approximately $394 million.


  • Achieved a client satisfaction of 4.94 on a 5.0 scale

  • Client Service Award
  • Chicago Circle Award for Earnings
  • Retail Advisory Board
  • #3 Retail Producer for 2004 in CBRE's Oak Brook office
  • #1 Retail Producer for 2003 in CBRE's Oak Brook office
  • CBRE Retail Top 5 Producer overall for 2003 and 2004 in Chicago


  • University of Kentucky, Accounting and Business Administration
  • Certified Management Accounting designation

Significant Transactions

  • Applebee's Chicago Expansion
  • Fazoli's Restaurants
  • Homestead Village Chicago Expansion
  • Bennigan's Chicago Expansion
  • Sweet Tomatoes Chicago Expansion
  • TCF Bank Chicago Expansion
  • Costco/Lowes anchored Shopping Center
  • Menard's anchored Shopping Center
  • Fresh City - Chicago roll-out


  • Avado Brands, Inc.
  • Homestead Village, Inc.
  • Fazoli's Restaurants, Inc.
  • Weber Grill
  • Rhyan Management, Inc.
  • Citicorp, Inc.
  • Belmont Corp, Inc.
  • Shorewood Properties
  • McDonald's
  • RAM International Ltd.
  • Bennigan's Grill & Tavern  
  • Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp.
  • Home Depot
  • Knowledge Beginnings
  • Thomasville Furniture Ind.
  • Equiva Services LLC (Shell Oil)
  • Ryan Companies US, Inc
  • TCF Bank
  • Eatzi's Market & Bakery
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill
  • Eddie Merlot's Restaurant
  • V-Land Corporation
  • Entertainment Property Trust
  • Wispark/CenterPoint
  • AMC Realty
  • Village of Franklin Park
  • City of Lake Forest
  • Duke Realty
  • Fifield
  • Fresh City
Wendell Hollan First Vice President
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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