Thad DenHartog is the Managing Broker and a Principal of Mel Foster Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC.
Having chosen the Quad Cities as his home over two decades ago, Thad has dedicated himself to the growth of this community, by sharing his market knowledge and transaction skills to provide clients with the expert level of service they expect for a successful commercial real estate investment. As one of the most prominent commercial brokers in the Quad Cities, Thad is experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate.
He was instrumental in the development and marketing of 210-acres, with an economic impact of $250 million. Forty acres of the property was developed into a casino & hotel complex in Davenport. Thad was influential with the development and marketing of 130-acres worth over $100 million of investments with the infrastructure in East Moline, Illinois.
Thad holds an extensive knowledge of a vast number of properties, their history, and values. Combined with his knowledge of market and economic trends, environmental needs, and community expectations, he provides clients with confident trustworthy assessments, evaluations, and negotiations.
His dedication to the industry has earned Thad many outstanding achievement awards throughout his career making him the area's leading expert in commercial real estate. He has held the Top Commercial Real Estate Sales Associate at Mel Foster Commercial Real Estate Services for 23 consecutive years, closed over $60 million in commercial transactions in 2022, and was inducted into the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2015, an award that honors the Midwest’s most prestigious real estate professionals.
Thad is a graduate of University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. in Finance and Real Estate. He received the Blackhawk College Foundation Leaders Under 40 Award, is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Iowa Association of REALTORS®, Illinois Association of REALTORS®, and Quad City Area REALTORS®, SIOR (The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®).