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Kenneth M. Nicolay

Kenneth M. Nicolay Principal, Development

Email: knicolay@kessingerhunter.com
Cell: 816.769.0977
Direct Line: 816.936.8539
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Kenneth M. Nicolay

Real Estate Specialties
Office Leasing, Office Development, and Institutional Facilities Management.

Facilities management is a broad-based field involving direct management of corporate properties, managing corporate real estate information systems, and managing engineering departments. This includes managing portfolios of office requirements throughout the country.

Office development work focuses on providing all levels of office development consulting. This includes working as an owner’s representative, site analysis, developing construction strategies, and tying office design to market conditions.

Major Transactions/Projects
One of Ken’s primary responsibilities is in the area of managing large-scale institutional ownerships. Some owners have multiple properties that are managed as portfolios. Others are institutional owners with single projects. Crown Center in Kansas City is an example of such work.

Ken’s development experience includes major buildings and smaller redevelopment projects. He is currently working on the Hallbrook Office Center development. He has also provided project management in developing medical office buildings for US Oncology.

Ken works representing corporate real estate interests, including managing office requirements around the world for Cerner Corporation.

Career History
Ken began working with commercial real estate in 1978 and has been affiliated with Kessinger/Hunter & Company, L.C. since 1989.

Education
B.A. in History, University of Kansas
Master’s Degree in Regional Planning
M.A. in Anthropology, Cornell University
M.B.A. in Finance from Rockhurst College

Personal
Ken’s primary focuses outside of the office are his family and being outdoors. With two pheasant hunting bird dogs, the fall season provides unique experiences. Bow hunting for turkeys and deer rounds out the year.