Chris Hatch is a co-founder and partner of Mountain West Retail-Investment. He is an acting member of the Executive Leadership Team for the Mountain West & Newmark Grubb ACRES group of companies. Chris is an experienced and knowledgeable commercial real estate broker who is committed to the success of his clients and will do everything possible to ensure his clients are achieving their real estate objectives. Chris is proud to be a third generation real estate professional.
He started his real estate career learning under the tutelage of his father and grandfather. After several years of establishing his base knowledge in real estate, Chris joined Professional Brokers (a Salt Lake based retail brokerage office) in 2002. At Professional Brokers Chris was an active commercial sales and leasing agent and helped with the acquisition and disposition of a number of buildings as well as assisting a handful of retailers with expansions throughout the Intermountain Area. After his experience there, Chris returned to his familyвs development company where he helped to initiate several new projects.
In 2006 Chris created a new partnership with Jake Olson and created a boutique retail brokerage shop, IRG Retail. In 2008, IRG Retail partnered up with a select group of Retail Agents and created Mountain West Retail-Investment. Mountain West is currently the largest retail and investment brokerage company throughout the Intermountain West. Shortly thereafter the MSH Team was created.
The MSH Team consists of Chris Hatch, Joseph Mills & Robert Sweeney. The MSH Team is an integrated part of Mountain West and is a consistent top producing team. Chris graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He holds active real estate brokers licenses in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho.
He is an active member of ICSC. He assisted with helping to get the Utah Next Generation program started and recently completed a four year term as the ICSC Government Relations Chair for Utah. He is currently serving as a member of the economic committee for ICSCвs Government Relations Group. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves to hunt and fish. Chrisв real estate career has focused on creating the right opportunities for his clients.
Over the years he has worked with developers, architects, engineers, city officials, banks, property owners, and many local and national retailers. He has learned the crucial role of communication between all parties during the acquisition, disposition, development and leasing processes. He believes clear, timely, communication is essential in maintaining an effective working relationship with clients.