Senior Vice President

Tel: 952.897.7760 


Chris Simmons has been a member of Welsh Companies since 1994. As a Senior Vice President in Retail leasing and brokerage, Chris has completed over 2,000 lease, sale, and build-to-suit transactions representing almost eleven million square feet of retail space.


Chris specializes in tenant representation and the acquisition of land assets. His expertise extends to all types of properties, from neighborhood strip centers to regional shopping centers.


Chris’ strength is understanding the specific needs of retail owners and tenants. He has helped many prominent local and national clients identify appropriate trade areas and complete negotiations enabling them to achieve their real estate objectives.


Chris brings an honest, straightforward approach, combined with exceptional market knowledge that retail owners and developers appreciate.




• 2003: Broker of the Year - Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)

• 2003: Broker of the Year – Welsh

• 2004-2013: Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR) Board & Awards Committee                  

• 2007: The Business Journal - 40 Under 40 and Top Commercial Broker

• 2006/2013: Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR) - Retail Deal of the Year

• 2010-2012: X-Team - National Board Member

4350 Baker Rd Suite 400

Minnetonka, MN 55343