Mark Hotzler, CCIM, CPM, SIOR

Direct: 952-469-6370

Mark Hotzler is a Minnesota native and a graduate of Southwest State University. For 22 years, Mark worked for Towle Real Estate Company where he rose to become the Senior Vice President of the Investment Division. He purchased the Lakeville Mall in 1993. Since that time, he has bought and redeveloped 100,000 square feet of commercial property in Lakeville and has been instrumental in revitalizing Downtown Lakeville. He has owned and developed over one million square feet of commercial real estate. Mark left Towle to form Grootwassink – Hotzler Real Estate Company in 2002, and founded Metro Equity Management in 2007. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and is a SIOR designee. Mark is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), the Minnesota Shopping Centers Association (MSCA), a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the Lakeville Chamber of Commerce and is currently on the executive board of the downtown Lakeville Business Association (DLBA). In addition to Mark’s many honors, his greatest and most recent achievement is as the Lakeville Business Person of the Year for 2007.