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Mike Ryals

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Professional Summary

Mike Ryals has been the dominant name in commercial real estate in the Gainesville marketplace for over 25 years. Mike has handled in an excess of over a billion dollars in commercial real estate transactions with clients ranging from individual local business owners to large corporate clients such as Walmart, Taco Bell, Dukin Donuts, UF Health/Shands and many others.

As a fourth generation Floridian who has always lived in Gainesville, Mike knows the market well. He first entered real estate in 1978 and quickly grew to love the business, becoming the company’s top producing agent in 1979. He has consistently retained this level of success throughout his career.

Mike became a broker in 1980, opened and built his own real estate company in the mid 80’s, sold his company to Bosshardt Realty in 1986, and has served as Senior Vice President of the Bosshardt Commercial division until his recent transition to Colliers where he will serve the team behind the scenes in an advisory capacity.

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Featured Research

Mar 31, 2021

Gainesville Q1 2021 Market Report

Today, we are pleasantly surprised at the amount of this square footage that has been absorbed by other users. As it stands, vacancy has moved up but not as much as we anticipated.
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Jan 8, 2021

Gainesville Q4 2020 Market Snapshot

The Gainesville office market has been impacted notably by COVID-19. Virtually all tenants are reevaluating their space needs. Many have decided to downsize, while others have moved to eliminate their physical office altogether in favor of remote work arrangements
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Oct 5, 2020

Gainesville 2020 Q3 Market Snapshot

Activity for the office sector in Gainesville decelerated this quarter. The retail sector remains sluggish relative to this time last year, but momentum is slowly returning along with the easing of mandates and occupancy restrictions on establishments city-wide. The Industrial sector has shown its resiliency this quarter with a healthy flow of interest in leasing and acquisitions. The Innovation/Biotech sector continues to accelerate in activity within the Gainesville region. With much anticipation and uncertainty, Gainesville is relieved to see students move back to campus this quarter for the start of the new semester, while also taking the necessary safety precautions.
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Featured News

Apr 20, 2021

Gainesville City Commissioners Set To Hear New Proposals To Develop Lot 10

Colliers' Gainesville office was hired by the city to receive proposals. Lot 10 has seen numerous development plans come and go.
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Nov 8, 2019

Colliers Gainesville Facilitates $6.75 Million Land Sale

The Colliers Gainesville Team has facilitated the $6.75 million sale of a 300-unit multifamily site at Newberry Park, located at 12019 W. Newberry Road in Gainesville. The purchase closed on September 30, 2019.
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