Aki joined Cushman & Wakefield, formerly DTZ, in the summer of 2011. He brings a wealth of retail, office, land, tenant and landlord relationships to the firm. Aki began his commercial real estate career in Denver with CB Richard Ellis, where he worked for 3 years. Aki later joined Legend Retail Group where he worked for an additional 3 years and focused primarily on Tenant representation and Landlord brokerage.
Aki moved from Denver to Northern Colorado in 2005 and was a partner at Realtec Commercial Real Estate until he joined Cushman & Wakefield. Aki is a graduate of Colorado State University where he majored in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate and Finance. In addition to his studies, Aki was a starting point guard for the Rams basketball team for 2 years, setting multiple CSU records.
Aki specializes in retail, land, OREO’s, and office sales and leasing. In 2013, he worked on a number of notable projects including the sale of Mid-Town Commons, a $ 11,725,000 retail shopping center on College Avenue in Fort Collins, a $8.4 million dollar land sale to Banner Hospital in south Fort Collins, and the sale and re-tenanting of a vacant 47,000 SF former Toys R Us building with Conn’s Inc., an electronics and appliance store chain headquartered in Texas. Other notable transactions include the leasing and sale of Towne Centre at Brookhill, a 500,000 square foot retail center in Westminster, CO and a 180 acre land acquisition in north Denver. He also has brokered several smaller land acquisitions, leases, and investment properties throughout Northern Colorado. Aki has accounted for 4 million leased square feet as well as 9 million square feet of land sold, a total transaction volume in excess of $115,000,000.