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Demand for Light Multi-Tenant Industrial Product Is on the Rise


SEPTEMBER 2017 | National Real Estate Investor | By Brian Malliet

Approximately 40 percent of all industrial space in the U.S. is multi-tenant industrial space. This is an incredibly significant portion of the industrial sector and demand for this product type is continuing to rise. This rapid increase in demand has resulted in extremely high occupancy rates, and strong rent growth throughout the sector. In fact, more than 60 percent of all new …
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Industrial Issues, The top three factors affecting the investment darling


SEPTEMBER 2017 | Institutional Real Estate Americas | By Brian Malliet

The average annual total returns of the industrial sector have outpaces all other major property sectors in institutional portfolios during the past five years, according to NCREIF Property Index, and for good reason. The questions are: Can this momentum continue, and where does the future of the industrial sector lie in 2017…
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BKM targets much larger second fund


FEBRUARY 2017 | PERE

The firm is aiming to raise three times as much capital as its debut value-added fund. A year after closing its debut fund on $105 million, BKM Capital Partners is back in the market, with the goal of raising a new fund that would be triple the size of its predecessor, the firm said Monday. The Irvine, California-based firm originally targeted $200 million for BKM Industrial Value Fund I, an industrial-focused, value-add vehicle that it closed in February 2016. However, Brian Malliet, the firm’s cofounder…
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BKM Capital Launches Second Value-Add Institutional Fund


FEBRUARY 2017 | CoStar

Targets $300 Million in Equity Commitments for $850 Million in Buying Power. BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial and warehouse properties, launched its second institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund II…
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bkm CAPITAL PARTNERS Sells First Three Multi-Tenant Light Industrial Business Parks in it’s Debut Fund


JANUARY 2017 | Blau Journal

The firm repositioned and brought each asset full cycle in two years. January 25, 2017— bkm CAPITAL PARTNERS, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial investments, has sold the first three multi-tenant industrial business parks in its debut fund. The three dispositions include a 223,009 square-foot multi-tenant industrial building, and a 137,603 square-foot industrial complex…
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BKM Sells Industrial Asset in Portland


JANUARY 2017 | Commercial Property Executive

BKM sold Hayden Business Park, a 98,516-square-foot business park in Portland, Ore. Portland, Ore.—BKM Capital Partners has sold the first three multi-tenant industrial business parks in its debut fund, which includes a 223,009-square-foot multi-tenant industrial building and a 137,603-square-foot industrial complex in Las Vegas and a 98,516-square-foot business park in Portland…
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BKM debut fund goes for 18th asset


OCTOBER 2016 | Real Estate Investment Times

BKM Capital Partners has purchased Andover Executive Park, an eleven-building multi-tenant industrial business park in Kent, Washington, for $19.8 million. Built in 1974, the asset totals 181,163 square feet and follows the company’s acquisition of Tukwila Commerce Centre…
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Industrial Complex Near Seattle


AUGUST 2016 | REAlert

BKM Capital bought a 477,000-square-foot light-industrial park in suburban Seattle for $45.2 million, or $95/sf. The 27-building Tukwila Commerce Center, in Tukwila, Wash., is 82% leased. CBRE brokered the sale…
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BKM Adds Tempe (AZ) Commerce to Portfolio for $58M


JUNE 2016 | Connect

BKM Capital Partners has made its single largest investment in the Phoenix area to date, spending $58 million to acquire the 535,979-square-foot Tempe Commerce Park. The five buildings at the intersection of Kyrene and Elliot Roads were sold by Core Fund Tempe Property LLC. The properties were developed from 1995-1997 and are 100% occupied…
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BKM Capital Partners Purchases Tempe Commerce Park for $58M


JUNE 2016 | RE Business Online

Tempe Commerce Park was purchased at 30 percent below replacement costs. It is currently fully occupied. TEMPE, ARIZ. — BKM Capital Partners has purchased Tempe Commerce Park, a 535,976-square-foot industrial asset in Tempe, for $58 million. The five-building park is located at 7410-7419 S. Roosevelt….
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BKM Capital Partners acquires industrial asset for $58M


JUNE 2016 | AZ Big Media

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial investments, acquired Tempe Commerce Park, a 535,976 square-foot, five-building property in Tempe in a limited marketing transaction for $58 million…
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BKM Capital Partners Purchases Tempe Commerce Park for $58M


JUNE 2016 | Western Real Estate Business

TEMPE, ARIZ. — BKM Capital Partners has purchased Tempe Commerce Park, a 535,976-square-foot industrial asset in Tempe, for $58 million. The five-building park is located at 7410-7419 S. Roosevelt…
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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS BACK AT IT . . . ADDS 535,979 SQ. FT. TO PORTFOLIO IN $58 MILLION DEAL


JUNE 2016 | BREW

Tempe – In its largest single investment in the Valley to date, BKM Capital Partners in Irvine, Calif. (Brian Malliet, co-founder) paid $58 million ($108.21per foot) to purchase 535,979 sq. ft. of industrial-office space within the Tempe Commerce Park located near the northwest corner of Kyrene and Elliot roads in Tempe. The five buildings were sold by Core Fund Tempe Property LLC, a company formed by the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund in Columbus, Ohio (John Gallagher, executive dir.)…
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BKM in Orange County Register | Transactions


JUNE 2016 | The Orange County Register

Irvine-based BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche in multitenant light industrial investments, has acquired the RREEF Tempe portfolio, a 305,524-square-foot, threeproperty portfolio in the Tempe, Ariz., area in a $24.1million offmarket transaction. The portfolio consists of 16 multitenant light industrial buildings. The portfolio was acquired as part of BKM Industrial Value Fund I LP, which closed earlier this year and now has 14 assets totaling more than $155.1million in assets under management. The acquisitions bring BKM’s holdings in the Phoenix region to 1.3 million square feet…
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Tempe real estate portfolio sold for $24M


JUNE 2016 | Phoenix Business Journal

A California investment group has bought a 16-building, 305,500-square-foot commercial real estate portfolio for $24.1 million. Irvine-based BKM Capital Partners bought the industrial buildings from German-owned RREEF….
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BKM Adds Light Industrial Portfolio to Phoenix-Area Holdings


JUNE 2016 | Commercial Property Executive

All three industrial properties feature a host of value-add opportunities. Phoenix– The BKM Industrial Value Fund I continues to grow its Phoenix-area portfolio following the acquisition of a number of light industrial properties. Acquired for $24.1 million in an off-market transaction, the RREEF Tempe portfolio consists of three properties totaling 305,524 square feet of space. The transaction…
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BKM Cover Story | Business Real Estate Weekly


MAY 2016 | Business Real Estate Weekly

BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS BOLSTERS VALLEY PORTFOLIO . . . PAYS $24.1 + MILLION FOR 305,524 SQ. FT.
Tempe – BKM Capital Partners in Irvine, Calif. (Brian Malliet, co-founder) has added to its fast-growing real estate holdings in
the Valley with the purchase of 300,000 + sq. ft. of industrial buildings in Tempe…
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Three-Property Portfolio Sells At Below Replacement Cost


MAY 2016 | GlobeST

TEMPE, AZ—BKM Capital Partners acquires the portfolio in an off-market transaction from Deutsche/RREEF and the CIM Group.
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BKM Pays $24.1Mln for Tempe, Ariz., Industrial Portfolio


MAY 2016 | Commercial Real Estate Direct

BKM Capital Partners has paid $24.1 million, or about $78.88/sf, for a 305,524-square-foot industrial portfolio in Tempe, Ariz., about ten miles east of Phoenix.
The seller was the San Francisco Employees Retirement System, which was represented by CIM Group and Rreef Property Trust. Bank of America provided acquisition financing, terms of which were not disclosed.
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BKM acquires 3-property industrial portfolio in Phoenix


MAY 2016 | AZ Big Media

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager, acquired the RREEF Tempe portfolio, a 305,524 square-foot three-property portfolio, in an off-market transaction. The three properties are located in Tempe. The portfolio consists of…
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BKM Capital Partners Acquires Three-Property Value-Add Light Industrial Portfolio in Growing Phoenix Metro


MAY 2016 | Commercial Executive Magazine

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial investments, has acquired the RREEF Tempe portfolio, a 305,524 square-foot three-property portfolio in the growing submarket of Tempe, Arizona in an off-market transaction. The portfolio consists of 16 multi-tenant light industrial buildings and was purchased for $24.1 million, which is 34 percent below replacement cost…
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BKM Capital Partners Spends $24 Mil on AZ Industrial Portfolio


MAY 2016 | RENTV

In a recent industrial buy out of Arizona, BKM Capital Partners has acquired the RREEF Tempe portfolio, a 305.5k sf, three-property portfolio in the growing submarket of Tempe. The assets were sold by Deutsche/RREEF and the CIM group on behalf of its client, an institutional investor. Bob Buckley and his team at Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller in the transaction…
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BKM Capital Partners Acquires Three-Property Value-Add Light Industrial Portfolio in Growing Phoenix, AZ Metro


MAY 2016 | Done Deals

PHOENIX METRO, AZ (May 23, 2016) – BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial investments, has acquired the RREEF Tempe portfolio, a 305,524 square-foot three-property portfolio in the growing submarket of Tempe, Arizona in an off-market transaction…
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Four Multi-Tenant Industrial Acquisitions Notched by BKM in Metro Phoenix

APRIL 2016 | Commercial Property Executive
A growing industrial real estate fund has expanded its holdings in the Valley of the Sun. The recent purchase of four industrial business parks for $34.45 million has brought BKM Capital Partners’ BKM Industrial Value Fund I to more than $150 million in holdings. This also means that the company has already invested roughly half of what it had committed to the fund, just six weeks after its closing, BKM CEO…
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Fund Manager Nabs Four Business Parks

APRIL 2016 | GlobeSt
With these acquisitions, the firm now has nearly 1 million square feet under management in the Phoenix market, encompassing 11 assets in the first fund with four more assets in escrow at roughly $25 million combined…
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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS SNAPS UP PHOENIX INDUSTRIAL PORTFOLIO

APRIL 2016 | Bisnow
BKM Capital Partners is betting on Phoenix—namely, the prospects for the industrial market. The company recently acquired the Rose Garden Business Park, Metro Industrial Center, and 4100 Broadway in Phoenix, as well as the Arizona Corporate Center in …
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BKM Capital Partners Acquires Four Light Industrial Business Parks in Phoenix Metro for BKM Industrial Value Fund I

APRIL 2016 | Done Deals
BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial, has acquired four industrial business parks encompassing 442,173 square feet in the Phoenix metro area for a total consideration of $34.45 million…
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BKM Capital acquires four industrial business parks

APRIL 2016 | AZ Big Media
BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager, acquired four industrial business parks encompassing 442,173 square feet in the Phoenix metro area for $34.45 million. BKM recently announced the final close of its debut institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I L.P., which now has more than $150 million in assets under management…
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BKM Capital acquires four industrial business parks

APRIL 2016 | Real Estate Investment Times
BKM Capital Partners has acquired four industrial business parks comprising 442,173 square feet of space, in the Phoenix metro area for $34.5 million. The properties include Rose Garden Business Park, Metro Industrial Center and 4100 Broadway in Phoenix. BKM also acquired the Arizona Corporate Center in Chandler, Arizona…
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BKM Capital Partners Acquires Four Light Industrial Business Parks in Phoenix Metro

APRIL 2016 | Commercial Executive Magazine
BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial, has acquired four industrial business parks encompassing 442,173 square feet in the Phoenix metro area for a total consideration of $34.45 million. The firm, which recently announced the final close of its debut institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I L.P., now has more than $150 million in assets under management…
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BKM Capital Partners Invests $34 Mil in Phoenix Industrial Assets

APRIL 2016 | RENTV
BKM Capital Partners picked up four industrial business parks encompassing 442.2k sf in the Phoenix metro area for a combined price of $34.45 mil ($78/sf). The firm, which recently announced the final close of its debut institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I L.P., now has more than $150 mil in assets under management…
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The Three Things Niche Fund Managers Need to Know This Year

MARCH 2016 | Real Estate Finance and Investment Magazine
In fund management, size matters. While managers with a wide, general focus continue to attract investor interest, niche-focused funds have emerged as the newest darlings of the fund management world.…
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BKM Closes Debut Fund at $105m

FEBRUARY 2016 | PERE
BKM Capital Partners has held a final close for its debut fund with $105 million in commitments, the firm said Friday…
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BKM Capital Partners Closes Institutional Fund

FEBRUARY 2016 | REIT|Real Estate Investment News
BKM Capital Partners has closed its first institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I, with $105 million in equity commitments and $300 million in buying power…
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BKM Capital Announces Final Closing of Debut Fund with $105 Million in Equity Commitments

FEBRUARY 2016 | The Registry
BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant industrial investments, has announced the final close of its debut institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund I, L.P., with $105 million in equity commitments and $300 million in buying power…
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BKM Capital Partners Announces Final Closing of Debut Institutional Fund with 105 Million in Equity Commitments and 300 Million in Buying Power

FEBRUARY 2016 | Done Deals
According to Malliet, BKM recruited and hired a highly experienced management team with a proven track record in operating in an institutional grade real estate investment fund business. The firm also raised a friends and family round in order to acquire close to $100 million in seed assets…
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BKM Capital Partners Closes Its Industrial Value Fund I, L.P.

FEBRUARY 2016 | RentTV
“We took an approach that is different than other first time funds,” says Brian Malliet, CEO and Co-Founder of BKM Capital Partners and Nima Taghavi, Executive Chairman of BKM Capital Partners. “Rather than immediately pursuing institutional capital after launching our business, we invested our own capital to build out a real organization…
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BKM on the Cover of Western Real Estate Business News

DECEMBER 2015 | Western Real Estate News
Two WREB experts believe the West’s industrial sector points to the next big value play. The West’s multi-tenant industrial market is poised for recovery, presenting a great opportunity for savvy investors…
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BKM Makes Sizeable Acquisition in Phoenix

OCTOBER 2015 | AZ BIG MEDIA
BKM Capital Partners has acquired the Koll Cotton Center, a seven-building, 225,435 square-foot industrial business park in Phoenix for $26 million. “The Cotton Center is an institutional quality asset that…
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Koll Cotton Center Sold for $26 Million

OCTOBER 2015 | AZ Central
Clarion Partners sold Koll Cotton Center at 4050 E. Cotton Center Blvd. in Phoenix on behalf of a commingled fund to BKM Capital Partners of Irvine, Calif., for $26 million. Brett Turner, director of acquisitions at BKM Capital Partners, was…
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BKM Capital Partners Buys Koll Cotton Center in Phoenix for $26M

OCTOBER 2015 | Bisnow
Industrial value-adds are in demand in Phoenix. Recently BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager whose niche is value-add industrial properties, acquired the 225k SF Koll Cotton Center in Phoenix for $26M. Clarion Partners was the seller…
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BKM Capital Partners Buys Koll Cotton Center in Phoenix for $26M

OCTOBER 2015 | REBUSINESS Online
BKM Capital Partners has purchased the Koll Cotton Center, a 225,435-square-foot industrial business park in Phoenix, for $26 million. The seven-building center is located one mile south of Phoenix Sky Harbor International…
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Investor Uncovers Big Business in Small Spaces

AUGUST 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal
There’s big business in small spaces. That’s the principle behind an investor’s move into the Las Vegas Valley’s industrial market. Since mid-2014, BKM Capital Partners of Irvine, Calif., has built up occupancies inside local multitenant industrial parks…
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BKM Capital Partners Secures 29 Leases

AUGUST 2015 | Real Estate Investment Times
BKM Capital Partners has secured 29 leases in three of its Las Vegas industrial assets. The assets include sixteen leases in Patrick Commerce Center, one in the Cheyenne Technology Center and ten leases in Wind River Industrial Complex…
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EXCLUSIVE: Capital Ideas

MAY 2015 | Real Estate Fund Manager
W hen Brian Malliet launched BKM Capital Partners to raise his first independent first real estate fund management business in 2013, it seemed like the fundraising environment was not on his side…
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EXCLUSIVE: Brian Malliet in Investment News | A Diamond in the Rough

MARCH 2015 | Investment News
In the face of high valuations throughout the real estate industry, multitenant industrial has not yet inflated in value
As the economy continues to strengthen, and with the steady availability of capital, many investors are seeking new yield-generating investment avenues, especially in real estate.
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BKM in Real Estate Forum: Industrial Space Crunch

MARCH 2015 | Real Estate Forum
What’s next for a region where the industrial market is on fire, vacancy is precipitously low and supply can’t keep up with demand?
It’s no secret that industrial space is hard to find in Southern California. Whether users are looking for large blocks or smaller individual buildings, pickings are slim. Vacancy rates continue to creep ever lower…
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BKM in PERE: A New Approach

JANUARY 2015 | PERE
Traditionally focused on the funds of start-up firms, real estate emerging manager programs are evolving, with newer mandates looking to invest in deals alongside smaller operating partners.
Real estate emerging manager programs are undergoing an evolution. What was once a straightforward proposition of investing in the funds of first-time managers either directly or through a fund of funds structure has…
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