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Michael Amirkhanian

Executive Managing Director


Biography

Michael Amirkhanian is an Executive Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he focuses on investment sales in North Central Brooklyn. In 2015, Mr. Amirkhanian was named a Cushman & Wakefield Top 100 producer in the U.S. To date, Mr. Amirkhanian has been involved in over 150 transactions with an aggregate consideration over $500,000,000. Previously, he was Director of Sales at Massey Knakal Realty Services. Cushman & Wakefield acquired Massey Knakal on December 31, 2014.

Mr. Amirkhanian has a proven knack for managing bidding procedures and competitive property transactions. In one notable assignment, he represented Time Moving in the sale of 1000 Dean Street for a partnership between Goldman Sach’s Urban Real Estate Investment Group and BFC Partners to produce a neighborhood changing, 150,000 square foot tech and artist oriented office conversion with ground floor entertainment space in North Crown Heights.

Mr. Amirkhanian is a dean’s list graduate of The Kogod School of Business at American University. With a major in International Marketing and a minor in Spanish, he took advantage of the opportunity to study abroad at the University of Alcala in Madrid, Spain.

Awards:

-Top 100 Cushman & Wakefield Producer in the U.S.

-CoStar Power Broker Award by CoStar Group: 2012-2015

-Massey Knakal Award representing overall values in Brooklyn: 2011

-Massey Knakal Award for passion: 2010


Affiliations

  • Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Fulton-Nostrand United Merchants Association
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Gateway BID Steering Committee
  • Reconnect Board of Directors

Articles

    Team Amirkhanian Year-End 2015 Market Activity Report for North Central Brooklyn
    3.21.2016
    This report focuses on the investment sales activity in the North Central Brooklyn submarket, which we define as comprising the neighborhoods of Bedford Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Crown Heights, and Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Each of these neighboring areas, characterized recently as going through an economic resurgence and a significant drop in crime, have seen an influx of artists, young families, and a diverse array of new restaurants and other retail amenities. Driven by strong fundamentals like proximity to market center and transportation (including 10-25 minute subway commutes to Downtown Brooklyn and Manhattan), architectural significance, solid returns and tremendous long-term upside, these transitional neighborhoods have emerged as a focal point of transaction volume in Brooklyn. View Article

    Team Amirkhanian Third Quarter 2015 Market Activity Report for North Central Brooklyn
    12.21.2015
    North Central Brooklyn’s Dollar Volume On Par with 2014; Transaction Volume Down 15%; According to Cushman & Wakefield Research, Brooklyn’s 3Q15 finished with a total 392 transactions with an aggregate value of $1.9 billion, bringing YTD dollar volume to $6.6 billion, a 37% increase from 2014. This quarterly report will take a closer look at the activity during 3Q15 in the North Central Brooklyn submarket, which is comprised of the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Crown Heights and Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhoods.View Article

    North Central Brooklyn Sales Volume Reaches $650M for the Second Year in a Row – First Half 2015
    9.24.2015
    According to Cushman & Wakefield Research, Brooklyn’s 1H15 concluded with a total of 1,064 sales transactions with total aggregate value of $4.5 billion. This biannual report will take a closer look at sales activity during 1H15 in the North Central Brooklyn submarket, which is comprised of the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Crown Heights and Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhoods.View Article


Notable Recent Transactions

525-555 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY/$32,850,000 Development/Conversion Sites, Commercial Buildings, Williamsburg, New York

 

1525-1535 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216/$32,500,000 Development/Conversion Sites, Crown Heights, New York

 

Duke Properties Brooklyn Multifamily Portfolio/$16,700,000 Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Apartment Buildings, Bushwick, Bedford Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, New York

 

358 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206/$11,000,000 Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Bushwick, New York

 

1000 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238/$11,000,000 Industrial, Crown Heights, New York