About Us

NAI Spring Commercial Real Estate is supported by a strong family name involved in the area of commercial and industrial real estate in the greater Canton community for four generations and over 60 years. Many years of professional and community involvement have given us the contacts and experience to service the needs and identify creative solutions for our clients.


Brian Spring, Fritz Spring and Dan Spring

Our History

1960’s - Robert “Ampy” Spring with sons Merle and Don Spring began constructing warehouses to lease as a side to their electrical contracting business started in the 1920s.

1970’s - 1980s Merle and Don Spring were joined by Merle’s sons, Steve, Fritz, Chuck and Rob. The third generation continued development and leasing of additional properties that included retail, office, industrial and medical sectors.

1990’s - 2000s As the fourth generation, Fritz Spring’s sons Brian and Dan joined in management of the extended family portfolio and assisted in development of additional assets including multiple build-to-suit projects.

2001 - Fritz, Brian and Dan Spring opened up Spring Realty Group as a full service commercial real estate brokerage specializing in sales, leasing and management of third party commercial and industrial properties.

2008 - Spring Realty Group constructed new offices at 4607 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH as preparation for growth and expansion of local market share.

2009 - NAI Spring Commercial Real Estate was formed when the firm joined NAI Global as the Stark and Carroll County member of the global managed network, while maintaining local ownership and hometown loyalty.

Current - NAI Spring has accumulated many years of commercial experience making us a trusted and respected member of the Northeastern Ohio community and global marketplace. Our office houses eleven highly trained account executives making it the largest commercial real estate firm in Stark County. NAI Spring agents and staff exemplify excellence in all areas of commercial real estate including sales and leasing, property management and consulting.