Hakan Hare

Retail Property Specialist


  • Retail Brokerage
  • Landlord Representation
  • Tenant Representation
  • Retail Center and Investment Property Acquisitions

Hakan has specialized in the sale and lease of retail property since 2015. Prior to joining Founders 3 Real Estate Services, Hakan was the owner and operator of Le Cakery, a café, bakery and pizzeria; and served as General Manager at Vinci Restaurant in Chicago and Il Mito Enoteca Restaurant in Milwaukee. He brings over 25 years of small business management, hospitality, and food service experience. Hakan is an expert in understanding the retail business and brings unparalleled customer service and creative problem-solving skills to each transaction. He is a true advocate for his clients.

Career Highlights

  • Negotiated numerous retail lease transactions for a variety of clients
  • Represented a wide range of different businesses including fast food casual restaurants (MAC's, Teriyaki Madness, Fresh Fin), cafés, gas stations, salons, auto shops, financial services and more
  • Helped multiple clients with building purchases for their businesses and future investments


Hakan holds a Wisconsin Real Estate Salesperson License.  He graduated from tourism school in Istanbul, Turkey, and is bilingual (Turkish).


  • Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin (CARW)
  • Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Retail Brokers Network (RBN)