Our History

NAI Fortis Group is a full-service commercial real estate firm serving the Louisville, Kentucky metro area.  The firm was founded in 2001 by seasoned real estate professionals with expertise in all aspects of commercial real estate services including property management, project leasing, brokerage, development. and construction management.  Prior to Fortis Group, the executive leadership team had a combined 56 years of experience with Trammell Crow Company, one of the world’s largest and most successful commercial real estate firms.

In 2012 Fortis Group joined the NAI Global network of independently owned commercial real estate firms, with more than 6,000 professionals in over 375 offices in 36 countries worldwide.  NAI Fortis Group’s clients benefit from the vast resources and geographic reach of NAI’s global network.  Local market service delivery is enhanced and services can be expanded for clients in markets throughout the U.S. and the world.

At its inception in 2001, Fortis Group provided property management, leasing and construction management services for over 2.5 million square feet of office, service center and industrial space in the Louisville area, serving several major national real estate investment companies, including:  Crow Holdings Industrial Trust, Archon Group and LaSalle Investment Management.  Since then, the managed portfolio has grown to over 6 million square feet and our leasing professionals have consistently outperformed the market in achieving and maintaining high occupancy rates and asset values.

NAI Fortis Group has a successful track record in tenant representation, having represented many of America’s largest companies for their corporate real estate acquisition and leasing requirements, including American Express, Eli Lilly, UnitedHealth Group, Cingular Wireless and Electronic Arts.  The assignments have included a wide variety of requirements, spanning all product types, industrial, office and retail, throughout the state of Kentucky and in southern Indiana and Ohio.

NAI Fortis Group has been very active in development and construction management, including land acquisition, design, entitlement, construction and renovation of over $65 million of industrial warehouse/distribution and retail shopping center projects.

NAI Fortis Group consistently ranks in the top tier of commercial real estate service providers in the Louisville market.  The firm’s success and reputation are driven by our professionalism, long-standing presence in the market and commitment to client satisfaction.  We remain dedicated to our founding principles of integrity, quality, teamwork and excellence in all that we do.