Rick R. DeKam

Agent/Broker at Midwest Realty Group in Portage, MI

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Midwest Realty Group

2314 Helen Avenue, Suite 210 Portage, MI 49002
269-323-0717 [Office]
269-207-5430 [Mobile]
269-323-0784 [Fax]

Rick began his property brokerage career with Preferred Carlson Realtors, a full service commercial real estate brokerage company, in 1988. He has worked in a variety of capacities, but has concentrated his efforts on retail and investment property brokerage. In 1992, Rick took over the company's property management division, Preferred Asset Management, as a partner, and started a new subsidiary, Preferred Property Maintenance. On January 1, 1998, Rick left Preferred Carlson and formed a new real estate firm, Midwest Realty Group, L.L.C. Rick has spent much of his brokerage career working with and studying investment-grade property. Rick is well acquainted with all aspects of investment property brokerage and development, including the valuation process, financial and return analysis, operating audits, value enhancement, workouts and turn-arounds, as well as marketing, leasing and selling. Rick is also very adept with numerous computer software packages, which benefits his clients through detailed financial analyses, audits and advisory services.

Working in Commercial Real Estate since 1987, Catylist Member since 1995

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Buyer Representation
Corporate Services
Market Analysis

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Michigan: Kalamazoo-Battle Creek

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Real Estate Brokerage


Chemical Bank Shoreline has had a long standing relationship with Rick DeKam, CCIM (Midwest Realty Group). Our Portage facility was done with Rick's help. The project was done timely, completely and in a professional manner. His vision in the development of our facility was very helpful, and we have been very pleased to be a tenant in the project. Sincerely, Joseph S. Calvaruso - Executive Vice President/Cashier

Chemical Bank
Benton Harbor, Michigan