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Chris Monson is a principal & senior retail investment specialist at Mountain West Commercial and is a 30-year veteran of the real estate shopping center industry. Chris has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including retail investment sales, retail land sales, leasing of retail properties, retail development, and exclusive tenant representation.

Chris’ business philosophy is centered on building trust and integrity with his clients. His success has resulted in the culmination of over $900 million in transactions. Chris has helped investors buy and sell over 120 shopping center projects and been involved in over 2,500 lease transactions. While at Mountain West Commercial (1999 – 2014), Chris has been a top performer in the retail division each year. Backed by his extensive knowledge of the market and broad resources, including Mountain West’s comprehensive information database (ASTRO), Chris is a skilled negotiator who is well versed in the nuances of lease and purchase negotiations.

Whether representing the seller or buyer as well as the landlord or tenant, he is a key asset in the development, leasing, acquisition and disposition of retail properties. Chris’ experience in retail development includes leasing and asset management. This experience has benefi ted real estate landlords such as Wright Development Group, Weingarten Realty Investors, Thackeray Garn Company, The Boyer Company, Worth Williams Properties, Kornwasser, Main Springs Capital Group, Woodbury Corporation, Mountain West Real Estate Development, CapTerra, ARKA Properties Group, Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency, 7-Eleven Corporation, US Bank, Quintstar Management Company, Durbano Properties, Miller Real Estate investments, Development Associates (DAI), General Growth Properties (GGP), Ensign Group, Ensign Properties, Terramerica, Black Equities Group, Iron Point Titan Asset Management, Associated Foods, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BH Properties, Doerken Properties, Kimco Realty Corp., Sorenson Development, Intermountain Development, Rimrock Construction, Ivory Development, Anderson Development, Smith Brubaker Haacke, First Security Bank, KSG Properties, Tate/ Brubaker and Heartland Realty.

Retailers such as Sears, Associated Foods, Smith’s Food & Drug, 7-Eleven, Mervyn’s, Roberts Crafts, Water Gardens Theaters, Stein Mart, Wherehouse Music, Aaron’s Rents, Sonic Burger, Anytime Fitness, Genuine Parts Company (NAPA), Gen-X Clothing, Great Clips, Famous Dave’s BBQ, Applebee’s, Flower Patch, Wendy’s, as well as many other national and local tenants, have also relied on Chris to orchestrate their real estate expansion in the state of Utah. Chris also exclusively represents the retail needs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with site selection for Deseret Industries, Distribution Services, Deseret Book and Seagull Book. Chris won the exclusive national account with Gen X Clothing and has referred retail site selection business to brokers nationwide in 15 states completing 65 Jr. anchor locations.

Prior to joining Mountain West Commercial, Chris worked at Barlow-Neilsen Associates’ as a retail division head. He was the top commercial producer for six years from 1992-1998. Prior to 1992 Chris developed, leased and managed shopping center projects for a local Utah developer Tate/Brubaker.

Chris is involved in many organizations and holds several professional designations that keep him abreast of up-to-date real estate information to better serve his clients. Organizations include the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute where he has held the Certifi ed Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation since 1997. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) where he has served in the recent past as the Intermountain Retail Chairman. Chris is a past member of the Institute of Real Estate Management where he earned the Certifi ed Property Manager (CPM) designation in 1991. Chris has been chosen twice to represent the retail industry statewide by speaking and presenting at the NAIOP/CCIM Symposium.

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Chris Monson is a principal & senior retail investment specialist at Mountain West Commercial and is a 30-year veteran of the real estate shopping center industry. Chris has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, including retail investment sales, retail land sales, leasing of retail properties, retail development, and exclusive tenant representation.

Chris’ business philosophy is centered on building trust and integrity with his clients. His success has resulted in the culmination of over $900 million in transactions. Chris has helped investors buy and sell over 120 shopping center projects and been involved in over 2,500 lease transactions. While at Mountain West Commercial (1999 – 2014), Chris has been a top performer in the retail division each year. Backed by his extensive knowledge of the market and broad resources, including Mountain West’s comprehensive information database (ASTRO), Chris is a skilled negotiator who is well versed in the nuances of lease and purchase negotiations.

Whether representing the seller or buyer as well as the landlord or tenant, he is a key asset in the development, leasing, acquisition and disposition of retail properties. Chris’ experience in retail development includes leasing and asset management. This experience has benefi ted real estate landlords such as Wright Development Group, Weingarten Realty Investors, Thackeray Garn Company, The Boyer Company, Worth Williams Properties, Kornwasser, Main Springs Capital Group, Woodbury Corporation, Mountain West Real Estate Development, CapTerra, ARKA Properties Group, Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency, 7-Eleven Corporation, US Bank, Quintstar Management Company, Durbano Properties, Miller Real Estate investments, Development Associates (DAI), General Growth Properties (GGP), Ensign Group, Ensign Properties, Terramerica, Black Equities Group, Iron Point Titan Asset Management, Associated Foods, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BH Properties, Doerken Properties, Kimco Realty Corp., Sorenson Development, Intermountain Development, Rimrock Construction, Ivory Development, Anderson Development, Smith Brubaker Haacke, First Security Bank, KSG Properties, Tate/ Brubaker and Heartland Realty.

Retailers such as Sears, Associated Foods, Smith’s Food & Drug, 7-Eleven, Mervyn’s, Roberts Crafts, Water Gardens Theaters, Stein Mart, Wherehouse Music, Aaron’s Rents, Sonic Burger, Anytime Fitness, Genuine Parts Company (NAPA), Gen-X Clothing, Great Clips, Famous Dave’s BBQ, Applebee’s, Flower Patch, Wendy’s, as well as many other national and local tenants, have also relied on Chris to orchestrate their real estate expansion in the state of Utah. Chris also exclusively represents the retail needs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with site selection for Deseret Industries, Distribution Services, Deseret Book and Seagull Book. Chris won the exclusive national account with Gen X Clothing and has referred retail site selection business to brokers nationwide in 15 states completing 65 Jr. anchor locations.

Prior to joining Mountain West Commercial, Chris worked at Barlow-Neilsen Associates’ as a retail division head. He was the top commercial producer for six years from 1992-1998. Prior to 1992 Chris developed, leased and managed shopping center projects for a local Utah developer Tate/Brubaker.

Chris is involved in many organizations and holds several professional designations that keep him abreast of up-to-date real estate information to better serve his clients. Organizations include the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute where he has held the Certifi ed Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation since 1997. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) where he has served in the recent past as the Intermountain Retail Chairman. Chris is a past member of the Institute of Real Estate Management where he earned the Certifi ed Property Manager (CPM) designation in 1991. Chris has been chosen twice to represent the retail industry statewide by speaking and presenting at the NAIOP/CCIM Symposium.

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West Point Pad (0.50 Acres-Ground Lease/BTS)
NEC 300 North 2000 West
West Point, UT
Agents
Sale Price $0.00($0.00-$0.00)
Lease Rate $1.52 ($1.52 - $1.52)
Acres 1.197 AC
Available 0.500 AC (0.500 AC - 0.500 AC )
Major Use Land
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Union Point - MB - Jungle Jims
715 East Fort Union Boulevard
Midvale, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $15.72 ($15.00 - $18.00)
Building SF 68,900
Available SF 68,900  (1,071 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
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Foxboro Marketplace
605 North Redwood Road
North Salt Lake, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $21.27 ($14.00 - $31.00)
Building SF 277,912
Available SF 277,912  (1,200 SF- 10,000 SF)
Type Retail
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Decker Lake Station
3100 South Decker Lake
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $2,427,163.00($1,207,483.00-$1,219,680.00)
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Acres 2.660 AC
Available 2.660 AC (0.000 AC - 0.000 AC )
Major Use Land
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Wyndom Square
Hwy 193 Church Street (NWC)
Layton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $14.66 ($12.00 - $28.00)
Building SF 55,657
Available SF 55,657  (1,074 SF- 8,999 SF)
Type Retail
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31st & Washington Redevelopment
344 31st Street
Ogden, UT
Agents
Sale Price $0.00($0.00-$0.00)
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Acres 1.170 AC
Available 0.000 AC (0.000 AC - 0.000 AC )
Major Use Land
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Layton Village Shopping Center
743 North King Street
Layton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $28.00 ($28.00 - $28.00)
Building SF 8,240
Available SF 8,240  (1,200 SF- 3,120 SF)
Type Retail
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Office Max
898 South University Avenue
Provo, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $11.00 ($11.00 - $11.00)
Building SF 23,500
Available SF 23,500  (23,500 SF- 23,500 SF)
Type Retail
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Cafe Zupas Strip Center (Leasing)
2927 South 5600 West
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $27.00 ($27.00 - $27.00)
Building SF 10,331
Available SF 10,331  (1,500 SF- 1,500 SF)
Type Retail
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Legacy Plaza - BB - Smith's Food & Drug
5620 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $19.00 ($17.00 - $21.00)
Building SF 78,944
Available SF 78,944  (1,425 SF- 1,425 SF)
Type Retail
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7-11 Kaysville
180 North Main Street
Kaysville, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 2,400
Available SF 2,400  (2,400 SF- 2,400 SF)
Type Retail
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Park Plaza
1906 North 1800 West
Clinton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $16.71 ($16.00 - $25.00)
Building SF 840,601
Available SF 840,601  (1,978 SF- 63,457 SF)
Type Retail
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Carillon Square I
309 East 1300 South
Orem, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $25.00 ($24.00 - $26.00)
Building SF 137,000
Available SF 137,000  (2,541 SF- 2,541 SF)
Type Retail
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Foxboro Marketplace (Land)
595 North Redwood Road
North Salt Lake, UT
Agents
Sale Price $0.00($0.00-$0.00)
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Acres 3.750 AC
Available 0.940 AC (0.634 AC - 0.634 AC )
Major Use Land
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First Utah Bank
4900 West 3500 South
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 2,797
Available SF 2,797  (0 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
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Boulder Creek Crossing
1450 South River Road
St George, UT
Agents
Sale Price $2,134,440.00($566,280.00-$914,760.00)
Lease Rate $2.32 ($0.61 - $26.00)
Acres 13.000 AC
Available 11.560 AC (0.230 AC - 0.230 AC )
Major Use Land
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Trail Crossing Phase 2
5596 W. 11800 S.
South Jordan, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 60,000
Available SF 60,000  (2,600 SF- 45,000 SF)
Type Retail
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The Commons at Ogden - Land Pad
Wall Ave & 12th Street
Ogden, UT
Agents
Sale Price $0.00($0.00-$0.00)
Lease Rate $2.15 ($2.15 - $2.15)
Acres 0.960 AC
Available 0.960 AC (0.960 AC - 0.960 AC )
Major Use Land
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Interpointe Shopping Center
291 West 2100 South
South Salt Lake, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $19.50 ($19.50 - $19.50)
Building SF 101,615
Available SF 101,615  (1,558 SF- 1,558 SF)
Type Retail
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Shops @ Decker Lake - West Side
2222 West 3500 South
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $17.03 ($13.00 - $20.00)
Building SF 21,465
Available SF 21,465  (1,168 SF- 6,948 SF)
Type Retail
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Brew Monkey - West Town Center
2946 West 4700 South
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $22.00 ($22.00 - $22.00)
Building SF 1,200
Available SF 1,200  (1,200 SF- 1,200 SF)
Type Retail
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Shops @ Decker Lake - East Side
2200 West 3500 South
West Valley City, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $13.00 ($12.00 - $14.00)
Building SF 22,123
Available SF 22,123  (1,147 SF- 5,810 SF)
Type Retail
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Provo Freestanding Building
980 West Center Street
Provo, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 1,800
Available SF 1,800  (0 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
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Rock Springs Plaza Shopping Center
1429 1/2 Dewar Drive
Rock Springs, WY
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $18.44 ($18.00 - $19.00)
Building SF 160,337
Available SF 160,337  (1,889 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
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Provo 500 South Bldg & Pad
57 West 500 South
Provo, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 13,500
Available SF 13,500  (0 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
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Shops at Fort Union - MB - Deseret Book
1100 East Fort Union Boulevard
Midvale, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $18.50 ($18.50 - $18.50)
Building SF 104,566
Available SF 104,566  (6,130 SF- 6,130 SF)
Type Retail
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NEC 1300 North 2000 West
1300 North 2000 West
Clinton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $0.00($0.00-$0.00)
Lease Rate $9.50 ($7.50 - $11.50)
Acres 12.155 AC
Available 21.383 AC (6.077 AC - 6.077 AC )
Major Use Land
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Holladay Center - MB - Paul Mitchell the School
1913 East Murray Holladay Road
Holladay, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $19.84 ($19.00 - $20.00)
Building SF 96,734
Available SF 96,734  (882 SF- 4,517 SF)
Type Retail
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Clinton Corners
1800 North 2000 West
Clinton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $22.67 ($21.00 - $23.00)
Building SF 7,710
Available SF 7,710  (1,205 SF- 6,000 SF)
Type Retail
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Canyon Plaza Shopping Center
2064 South Harrison Boulevard (SEC)
Ogden, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $16.11 ($15.50 - $17.50)
Building SF 13,691
Available SF 13,691  (1,217 SF- 2,434 SF)
Type Retail
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River Village
1140 West Riverdale Road
Riverdale, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $24.21 ($15.00 - $29.50)
Building SF 14,000
Available SF 14,000  (1,150 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
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Clinton Pines
1632 North 2000 West
Clinton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $25.02 ($23.00 - $26.00)
Building SF 220,000
Available SF 220,000  (1,327 SF- 5,072 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Legacy Plaza @ 54th - Lot 5
5400 South Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $32.24 ($30.00 - $34.00)
Building SF 21,551
Available SF 21,551  (2,016 SF- 4,571 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Herriman Crossroads - Smith's
5560 West 13400 South
Herriman, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 95,805
Available SF 95,805  (1,286 SF- 1,286 SF)
Type Retail
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865 West 1000 North
865 West Gordon Avenue
Layton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $12.00 ($12.00 - $12.00)
Building SF 8,000
Available SF 8,000  (5,368 SF- 5,368 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Spanish Fork Grocery Anch Center
2550 East Highway 6
Spanish Fork, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 75,687
Available SF 75,687  (1,300 SF- 49,368 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
12th Street Village
1145 Wall Avenue
Ogden, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $14.98 ($14.00 - $16.00)
Building SF 8,876
Available SF 8,876  (1,820 SF- 3,500 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Office Max Building
2509 South Broadway Avenue
Boise, ID
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $0.00 ($0.00 - $0.00)
Building SF 31,334
Available SF 31,334  (31,344 SF- 31,344 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Kaysville Freestanding Building
180 North Main Street
Kaysville, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $26.00 ($26.00 - $26.00)
Building SF 2,400
Available SF 2,400  (1,200 SF- 2,400 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
The Commons at Ogden
SWC Wall Avenue & 12th Street
Ogden, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $27.00 ($27.00 - $27.00)
Building SF 180,273
Available SF 180,273  (1,208 SF- 0 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Centerville Marketplace (SWC 400 W & Parrish Ln)
308 North Market Place Drive
Centerville, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $28.00 ($28.00 - $28.00)
Building SF 66,136
Available SF 66,136  (1,197 SF- 1,197 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Kaysville Commons
288 West 200 North
Kaysville, UT
Agents
Sale Price $N/A
Lease Rate $15.00 ($14.00 - $16.00)
Building SF 8,980
Available SF 8,980  (1,200 SF- 2,400 SF)
Type Retail
VIEW PROPERTY
Clinton Corners SWC
2000 West & 1800 North (SWC)
Clinton, UT
Agents
Sale Price $0.00($0.00-$0.00)
Lease Rate $23.00 ($23.00 - $23.00)
Acres 3.150 AC
Available 0.138 AC (0.138 AC - 0.138 AC )
Major Use Land
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