NAI Spring
4607 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 44709 United States
t+1 330 966 8800 m13309364906 f+1 330 433 1024
License #:SAL 2006006557
Vice President

Specialties:  Land, Lease Administration, Advisory / Consulting, Buyer Representation, Food Facilities, Landlord Representation, Net Leased, Tenant Representation

Background & Experience

Don Bester has provided professional, unbiased real estate advice and successful deal negotiating skills to clients and customers for over 35 years. Formerly Sr. Vice President and partner with Avison Young, a North American brokerage throughout Canada and the USA, Mr. Bester moved to Canton Ohio in 2006 where he now makes his home. Don immediately became active in the Canton and Stark area commercial real estate with a local commercial real estate firm until August 2012, when he joined NAI Spring. Recipient of numerous awards and achievements, Mr. Bester continues to offer a high level of professional service to assist and solve commercial real estate needs of local and national companies. His focus is on Industrial, Commercial and Investment type properties including leasing and sales. Don is a former board member of Child & Adolescent Behavioral Heath a not-for-profit mental health agency in Stark County and on the board of Canton YMCA.


Don is a graduate of Bethel College, St. Paul, MN with extended courses in contract law, construction and mechanical systems, communication and negotiating skills.

Transaction History

Recent transactions completed include:

  • Sale of 3801 Whipple Ave, an 8,000/SF two story office building
  • Sale of 4477 Higbee Ave an 8,900/SF free standing office building
  • Lease of 6,600/SF in 4140-4160 Holiday Street
  • Long term lease of 22790 Lake Park Blvd, Alliance, Ohio, a 210,000/SF manufacturing facility
  • Sale of 34,000 Sq Ft manufacturing plant on 24 acres
  • Sale of 3722 Whipple Ave a 7,800 sq. ft. Class A office building
  • Lease of 18,000 sq. ft. Class A Office space
  • Lease of 189,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility
  • Lease of 210,000 sq. ft. warehouse