Matt Vaupell joined AREA Real Estate Advisors in 2003 specializing in the leasing and sales of retail and investment properties. Matt has over 23 years of commercial real estate sales experience and has successfully represented numerous local and national companies purchase, lease and sell commercial properties throughout Kansas City and across the Midwest. Matt is directly involved in the overall management of AREA, as well as overseeing over 25 full-time Retail, Industrial Office and Multi-Family brokers.
Matt began his real estate career in 1995 as a sales associate at Cohen-Esrey Real Estate Services Inc., a Kansas City based full service real estate firm. While at Cohen-Esrey, Matt specialized in industrial property leasing and sales. After leaving Cohen-Esrey in 1997, Matt joined Lioness Realty Group Inc., another Kansas City based full service real estate firm. While at Lioness, Matt was involved in all facets of commercial real estate brokerage including the leasing and sales of office, industrial, retail and investment properties.
Some of Matt’s current assignments include, Orchard Corners Shopping Center–Open Air Shopping Center located Lenexa, Kansas, 51st and Main– Mixed Use Project in Kansas City, Missouri, and numerous other shopping center listings across the Kansas City metropolitan area. In addition to the Landlord Representation projects, Matt has also exclusively represented numerous retailers such as: Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, Carrabbas, Flemings, Quik Trip Corporation, Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish, Bath & Body Works, Victoria’s Secret, Five Below, Tesla Motors, and Sears.
Matt has served on the Olathe Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund Board and is also involved with numerous other Kansas City based charitable organizations. He is an honoree of Ingram’s magazine 40 Under Forty Class of 2010. Ingram’s chose men and women who demonstrate significant leadership and integrity while balancing business, family and community. Matt received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Emporia State University and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.