Michael Halonen

Michael Halonen
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Michael, Co-founder and Partner of Edge Real Estate Group, LLC, has worked in the commercial real estate industry for over twenty years, primarily in retail and restaurant site selection, leasing, and development.  He has completed transactions in markets across the Midwestern and the Southern U.S., for national and regional retailers and restaurants, including Famous Footwear, Lane Bryant, Dave & Buster’s, McDonald’s, and Firestone. Select past accomplishments include completing a three-city, thirty location rollout in less than twelve months and coordinating market entries and expansions throughout the region.

He is currently handling the rollout of Bibibop Asian Grill, a fast-casual restaurant, in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton; Forman Mills in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton and My Salon Suite in Cincinnati, Columbus and Louisville.

Prior to founding Edge in 2007, Michael was a Vice President with Midland Atlantic Properties where he worked on tenant representation in addition to neighborhood and anchored commercial development projects.

Michael holds a BA from Carleton College and an MBA from the Williams School of Business at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Roundtable. Michael is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.