John Bergh

Title: President
Location: Madison, WI
Member since: Feb 15, 2019
White Box Commercial Property Group

My Affiliations

  • ICSC

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Madison, WI
Phone Numbers:
(608) 442-4120
(608) 772-5077

My Markets

United States
Metro Areas:
Madison WI, Milwaukee WI, Wausau-Rhinelander WI, Janesville-Beloit, Wi

Concentration Areas

Acquisitions, Business Broker, Buyer Representation, Development, Investment Sales, Leasing, Site Selection, Tenant Representation
Property Types:
Big Box Retail, Convenience Center, Convenience Store, Gas Stations, Lifestyle Center, Mall, Neighborhood Center, Open Air Center, Outlet Center, Theme/Festival Center, Power Center, Regional Center, Super Regional Center, Restaurant, Single Tenant Retail (NNN), Mixed Use, Schools/Education, Padsites, Hotel, Casino, Street Retail, Strip Center, Free Standing Building
Years of Experience:

Brief Profile

Dominant RETAIL and Restaurant broker in the market. Many years of NATIONAL experience and extensive local contacts. Feet on the street smarts. Persistent!

Full Profile

John has over 30 years of nationwide commercial property experience and has specialized in the leasing of regional shopping centers, strip centers and specialty retail projects. He has transactional experience in over three million square feet of retail leasing with tenants such as The Limited, GAP, Stein Mart, Panera Bread, IHOP, American Eagle, Eddie Bauer and numerous local and regional retailers. Bergh was Senior Vice President of Retail Leasing for JMB Retail Properties/Urban Retail Properties in Chicago, one of the nation’s largest owners of retail centers. Bergh directed their retail leasing efforts throughout the Central United States. He also worked as a Senior Vice President for Urban Retail Properties in Boston, MA gaining additional experience with retailers and properties in New England, New York, Washington DC, the Mid-Atlantic, and the Southeast United States. John also enjoyed 9 very successful years with the Siegel-Gallagher Company where he was Senior Vice President for Retail. During this time, he received Broker of the Year and Deal of the Year awards. In March of 2013, John established White Box Commercial Property Group with the goal of providing the best possible service to his clients and customers. Since then John has received 3 additional Commercial Brokers Group “Retail Deal of the Year” awards and White Box CPG has become well established as a premier retail service provider. Bergh’s assignments have included a vertical mall in Midtown Manhattan; traditional malls; strip and community centers; life style centers; a casino; street retail; and acquisition, disposition and repositioning strategies. He is also currently working with retailers in tenant representation assignments handling single and multiple site requirements. Clients have included J.P. Morgan, Blackstone Realty, Met Life, Oaktree Capitol, Argent Properties and JMB Group Trust. In Wisconsin, John has leased and directed the leasing of Northridge and Southridge malls in Milwaukee, regional centers in Green Bay and Beaver Dam, as well as numerous strip and community centers in the Southern part of the state. In Madison, he has represented Urban Land Interests (Block 89), Executive Management, Inc. (University Square), Core Campus (The Hub I and II on State Street), T Wall Properties and several other prominent developers as well. Bergh also currently represents a number of best in class retailers, including specialty grocery chains and several restaurants. Bergh also recently sold 3 significant properties just off the Capitol Square.

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