Mark Bowman has over 26 years of experience representing tenants and buyers in the real estate industry. Mark started his career as an attorney for the General Counsel of Arthur Andersen & Co. in Chicago. Mark joined Howard Ecker + Company in 1988 to represent corporate tenants in commercial office lease transactions, purchase/sale of commercial buildings, and corporate build-to-suit projects.
In 1991, Mark co-founded National Facilities Group, Inc.(“NFG”), a real estate and technology consulting firm specializing in strategic real estate planning and automation. As COO of NFG, Mark grew the company to become one of the most respected real estate consulting and technology firms in the marketplace. NFG utilized its industry leading proprietary software system called SLIM – Strategic Lease Information Management – to automate the corporate real estate departments of more than 150 Fortune 1000 corporations. Mark sold NFG to Los Angeles based Accruent, Inc. and joined Accruent to integrate the companies and provide strategic real estate consulting services to NFG and Accruent clients.
Mark returned to his commercial tenant representation practice in 2008 and later partnered with Howard Ecker to establish Bowman Ecker, a boutique real estate firm with offices in Detroit, Chicago, Denver and New York. Bowman Ecker focuses on performance management of real estate assets throughout the lifecycle of the asset. In addition to tenant based transaction and negotiation services, Bowman Ecker provides strategic real estate portfolio consulting services including market planning, site selection, lease administration and automation, and real estate due diligence and compliance services.