Mark Kolke has been working in real estate finance, management, leasing, sales and consulting work in Alberta for twenty-eight years. His license to practice real estate in Alberta is sponsored by MaxWell South Star Realty where he is an Associate dealing in commercial, residential and agricultural properties. He moved back to Calgary nine years after twenty-seven years in Edmonton. He advises tenants, buyers, developers and institutional clients on issues involving residential developments, commercial real estate and public private partnerships (P3s).
Mark Kolke is a real estate professional, licensed to practice in Alberta. He specializes in office and industrial leasing, representing tenants in the search for premises to meet their needs, negotiates with landlords, property managers and landlord's agents on behalf of his clients. He also assists buyers and users to acquire land, investment properties, build-to-suit and education facilities. Mark Kolke lists properties offered for Judicial Sale on behalf of lenders engaged in foreclosure actions to realize on security for recovery of defaulted mortgage loans.
Mark has served on numerous non-profit boards and the REIX Board. He is an observer of the market and publishes a newsletter - FACILITYCalgary which is distributed free to over 6,000 industry subscribers weekly, freelance writer, coaches writing and public speaking and leads the MaxComm Communications team (consortium of writers). He writes as he speaks - clearly, effectively and passionately, primarily about commercial and residential real estate, oil and gas and on a wide range of public policy and social service issues, in particular with regard to aloholism, suicide, developmental disabilities, board governance and voluunteerism.
He is a certified instructor with the Alberta Real Estate Association, for professional development and licensing courses.
He is a frequent presenter and/or panel moderator at conferences, conventions. Examples within the last year: Federated Press/Construction Financing, Calgary Real Estate Forum, Calgary Real Estate Board, Calgary Leasing Conference, Toastmasters conferences, Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association.
Licensed to practise real estate in the Province of Alberta
Specialist in Office Leasing, representing Tenants and Sub-let Landlords
Specialist in Education Facility Real Estate
Specialist in Public Private Partnerships (P3)
Specialist in Marketing Foreclosure Properties
Buyer's agent for investors
Selected Industry and Community Involvements:
Alberta Real Estate Association, Member
Alberta Safety Codes Council, Barrier Free Design Committee Member (1986-2006)
BOMA, Chair, Building Of The Year Awards, Judging Panel, (2001-2006)
Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chair, Economic Affairs Committee (2004-2006)
Calgary Petroleum Club, Member
Calgary Real Estate Board, Member
Calgary United Way, Co-chair, Real Estate Section (2001 - 2002)
Canadian Real Estate Association, Member
City Of Edmonton Advisory Board on Services To Persons With Disabilities, Vice-Chair (1993-1998)
Michener Centre, Board Member, (1996-1999)
Mortgage Loans Association Of Alberta, Member
Notary Public (1986-2009)
MVP Advanced Toastmasters - active
REIX, Advisory Board Member - Alberta real estate industry's errors & ommissions insurer (2002 - 2006)