With a comprehensive understanding of retail development, leasing and asset management as well as property acquisition and disposition, Jacque Haynes’ 30-year career in commercial real estate has created value for national and local developers, institutions and private owners. Jacque has represented numerous landlords and tenants, including the sale of multiple land parcels in Whitestown, Indiana for Duke Realty and generating over one million in gross leasable area of retail, hospitality and restaurants at Anson. She currently represents Valvoline in site acquisitions throughout Indiana, and is actively marketing development sites in Noblesville, Franklin, Greenwood and Kokomo. Prior to joining Midland Atlantic Properties, Jacque was Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield for 9 years. Jacque is a member of multiple community and industry organizations including the Urban Land Institute, where she serves on the management committee. She has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Retail Brokers (Americas), 2014 and has received the George C. Charbonneau Leadership and Performance Award, Indianapolis President’s Club Award, Duke Realty Top Broker Award, and the CoStar Power Broker Award for Top Retail Leasing Broker.
Aaron is co-founder and managing principal of Midland Atlantic Properties and leads the Indianapolis team in all phases of acquisition, development, leasing and brokerage activity. A 30-year veteran of the real estate industry, Aaron has orchestrated the development or acquisition of over 40 small to midsize retail centers in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Midland Atlantic Properties currently has an ownership interest in 23 properties located in 8 states. In addition, Aaron leads the Indianapolis’ team of five broker professionals who provide services to landlords and tenants alike. Aaron serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana and supports several other charitable organizations in and around the Indianapolis area. Aaron has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 1982, and holds a bachelor of business management degree from Purdue University.
Craig Huse, CEO, Huse Culinary
Craig Huse started in the restaurant industry at the age of 14, washing dishes at his father’s Bloomington restaurant, Poor Richards Restaurant (which later became Mustards). Since 1997, Craig has led Huse Culinary, an upscale restaurant and retail food management group based in Indianapolis, together with his father, Steve Huse. Their brands include St. Elmo Steakhouse, 1933 Lounge, St. Elmo Foods, Harry & Izzy’s, Burger Study, and HC Tavern + Kitchen. Craig’s management experience also includes Houston’s Restaurants, Checkers and Arby’s. Craig is a board member and past chairperson of the Indiana Restaurant Lodging Association, a board member for Visit Indy and Downtown Indy, and a member and past chapter chair of the Young Presidents Organization Indiana Chapter. He has a bachelor of science from Penn State University’s School of Hospitality Management.