Commercial Real Estate
What sets Capstone’s team of commercial Realtors apart? We’re honest experts. It sounds simple, but we know our market, and we will use our expertise to help our clients.
Our team of professionals brings a wide range of experience and creativity to our relationships with clients. We add value with real-life experience in commercial lending, business ownership, the practice of law, and having assisted countless clients buy, sell, and rent commercial property across West Michigan.
Whether you plan to buy, sell, or develop a property, negotiate a lease, contest your real estate tax assessment, value a business, or negotiate financing with your lender, Capstone’s team of experienced professionals is uniquely qualified to assist you in achieving your goal. You can engage Capstone to assist or represent you with any real-estate related matter. We really are Everything Real Estate.
Featured Commercial Listings
The Capstone Team uses its wealth of knowledge and real estate experience to help clients buy, sell, lease or manage commercial properties throughout the West Michigan area.
Capstone utilizes a variety of Multiple Listing Services and other websites to promote our listing clients’ properties. We also market our clients’ properties using our various networking outlets, along with more traditional methods, including user-specific solicitations sent by electronic and regular mail. Our team of professionals brings a wide-range of experience and creativity to our relationship with clients. We are proud to have successfully represented buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in negotiating the most favorable terms.
Our team of experts can help you with your next commercial real estate deal. Contact one of our team members today!
Working in various types of business settings, Mariann comes to Capstone with more than 25 years of finance experience. A graduate of Baker College, Mariann has been a lifelong resident of Grand Haven. Her knowledge and attention to detail are an important benefit to Capstone.
David Ten Cate is a graduate of Calvin College and the University of Minnesota Law School, and has been a practicing attorney since 1991. Ten Cate’s legal career focused primarily on real estate, small business, and transactional matters. Ten Cate obtained his Michigan real estate broker’s license in 2002 while working for a commercial real estate brokerage and development client. In April of 2004, Ten Cate founded Capstone Real Estate, LLC.
Ten Cate is a member of the Grand Rapids-based Commercial Alliance of Realtors, the West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors, the Michigan Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. He has served on the Board of Directors for a number of corporations, including the Ottawa County Bar Association and the West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors. Ten Cate holds the coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, which is the most widely-recognized commercial and investment real estate designation in the country. Ten Cate is one of fewer than 200 Michigan brokers who have obtained the CCIM designation.
John Groothuis is a graduate of Grand Valley State University. Prior to joining Capstone in 2009, Groothuis had been involved in the banking business since 1988. Groothuis was the CEO and President of what was then Grand Haven Bank, and was more recently the Community Bank President of Macatawa Bank in Grand Haven. Groothuis has served on the boards of directors for several local organizations, including over 10 years of service on the Tri Cities YMCA board of directors, having served as both Treasurer and President. Groothuis has also been involved in the United Way, Downtown Grand Haven, Inc., the American Heart Association and First Priority. During his twenty-plus year career, Groothuis has assisted countless banking customers assess commercial real estate investments, and brings a wealth of real estate and financial experience and contacts to the Capstone team.
James Goldman is a graduate of Hope College. Prior to joining Capstone in 2013, he was an owner and operator of Northern Rental Management Company, managing 100+ waterfront and vacation rental units at Crystal Lake and Crystal Mountain. During his 20+ year career in real estate, Goldman has worked with a variety of investment and development projects, coordinated commercial and residential real estate investments, helped investors buy and renovate properties to lease, developed several small business ventures, and owned and managed several bar, restaurant and retail establishments. He brings a wealth of community contacts, along with extensive business investment and property management experience to the Capstone team.
Melannie Moody joined Capstone Companies’ commercial property management division in 2010. Since then, Melannie has led the management of over 20 commercial properties in Grand Haven, Holland and Muskegon. Melannie has also managed two commercial properties through court-ordered receivership in the Michigan cities of Coldwater and Holland, and more recently has expanded into condominium association management in the Tri-Cities area.
Prior to joining Capstone, Melannie enjoyed a 16-year career as a legal assistant focused in the areas of real estate, landlord representation of tenant evictions, civil litigation and business law. For five of those 16 years, Melannie worked for Capstone’s founder, David L. TenCate. Having processed countless commercial and residential leases, handled eviction proceedings and assisted with collecting numerous court-entered judgments in Ottawa, Kent and Muskegon counties, Melannie’s experience and attention to detail make her an invaluable resource to Capstone’s commercial property management division.
Stan Boelkins is a graduate of Calvin College. He began his appraisal career in 1965 and obtained his real estate broker’s license in 1970. Boelkins has served on the Grand Haven Township Board of Trustees, the council of Second Christian Reformed Church, and is a past president of what is now the Great Lakes Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. Boelkins has appraised numerous commercial properties during the course of his career, and brings a wealth of real estate valuation experience to the Capstone team.