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Chris Simmons

Senior Vice President | Minneapolis-St. Paul

4350 Baker Road, Suite 400
Minnetonka, MN 55343
United States

Office: +1 952 897 7760


Chris Simmons has been a member of Colliers International since 1995. As a Senior Vice President in Retail leasing and brokerage, Chris has completed over 1,000 lease, sale, and build-to-suit transactions representing almost seven million square feet of retail space. Chris specializes in tenant representation and the acquisition of land assets. His expertise extends to all types of properties, from neighborhood strip centers to regional shopping centers.
Chris specializes in understanding the specific needs of retail owners and tenants. He has helped many prominent local and national clients identify appropriate trade areas and complete lease or sale negotiations enabling them to achieve their real estate objectives.
Chris brings an honest, straightforward approach, combined with exceptional market knowledge that retail owners and developers appreciate. He follows through with each prospect to make sure they have a strong business plan in place and that their use is complimentary to the other proposed or current tenants in the project.


• Broker of the Year, Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), 2003
• Broker of the Year, Welsh, 2003
• 40 Under 40 and Top Commercial Broker List, The Business Journal, 2007
• Power Broker, CoStar, 2006 to present
• Retail Deal of the Year, Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors  (MNCAR), 2006
• MNCAR Board & Awards Committee 2004-2012
• X-Team National Board Member 2010-2012
He has been Minneapolis office of Colliers International's top retail producer since 2001.


Arby's, Burger King Corp., Cafe Zupas, Chipotle, College Nannies & Tutors, Deb Shops, Ethan Allen, Hoigaard's, Kmart, Lucky 13, The Meat House, Noodles, PetSmart, Planet Fitness, Sears, Smashburger, Snooze, Sport Clips, Sprinkles, SuitSupply, Sylvan Learning, Tossa, Total Wine & More, Tuttles, ULTA Cosmetics

Affiliations & Memberships

MNCAR, X-Team Member of Board, ICSC, MSCA

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Description Price Total Space Property Type Offer Type
CityPlace Retail

CityPlace Retail

SEC I-94 & Radio Drive

Description: Exciting retail opportunity in the heart of the dynamic Woodbury Trade Are... Save

N/A 45,000 sq ft Retail For Lease
610 Crossings - Retail

610 Crossings - Retail

NE Quadrant of Highway 610 and Zane Avenue, Brooklyn Park, MN

Retail space available at 610 Crossings in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. 610 Crossings is a... Save

N/A 20,000 - 200,000 sq ft Retail For Lease, For Sale
New Aspen Dental Anchored Strip

New Aspen Dental Anchored Strip

1963 South Robert Street, West St. Paul, MN 55118

New Cub Foods shadow anchored strip center at the heart of the South Robert retail trad... Save

N/A 1,620 - 4,620 sq ft Retail For Lease
Woodbury Lakes - Outlot

Woodbury Lakes - Outlot

SWC of Woodbury Drive & I-94, Woodbury, MN 55125

Outlot available to accommodate a 9,000 s.f. freestanding building. RETAIL PROPERTY IN... Save

N/A 9,000 sq ft Land, Retail For Sale
Rosedale Commons

Rosedale Commons

2480 Fairview Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113

Excellent opportunity in the Rosedale Trade Area at Rosedale Commons located off of Fai... Save

N/A 4,000 - 9,452 sq ft Retail For Lease
Lakeville 27 Acres

Lakeville 27 Acres

NEQ Cty Rd 70 & I-35W | Lakeville, MN 55044


N/A 27 Ac. Retail For Lease
I-35 Lakeville Parcel

I-35 Lakeville Parcel

NEQ of I-35 and Cty Rd 70

The Subject property consists of approximately 22.54 acres situated in the northeast co... Save

N/A 23 Ac. Land For Sale
Lakeville Land 18 Acres

Lakeville Land 18 Acres

7310 Lakeville Blvd | Lakeville, MN

New development with up to 18 acres available. Offering Price: $4,700,000 Price Per ... Save

N/A 18 Ac. Land For Sale
CityPlace Multi-Family Land

CityPlace Multi-Family Land

Hudson Road & Spring Hill Drive | Woodbury, MN

CityPlace is a Mixed Use Development located in the core of the vibrant Woodbury R... Save

N/A 14 Ac. Land, Multifamily/Apartment For Sale
CityPlace Land - 22 Acres

CityPlace Land - 22 Acres

225 Radio Drive | Woodbury, MN 55125

City Place is a Mixed Use Development located in the core of the vibrant Woodbury ... Save

N/A N/A Healthcare/Medical, Hotel, Land, Office, Retail For Sale
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