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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS FURTHER EXPANDS PORTFOLIO IN PHOENIX METRO; ACQUIRES 11-BUILDING MULTI-TENANT LIGHT INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS PARK FOR $17.2 MILLION

MARCH 2017

Phoenix, AZ., (March 1, 2017) – BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial, and small and mid-bay industrial warehouse, has acquired Northwest Business Center, an 11-building multi-tenant light industrial business park totaling 227,603 square feet in Phoenix, Arizona for $17.2 million…
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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS LAUNCHES SECOND VALUE ADD – INSTITUTIONAL FUND; TARGETS $300 MILLION IN EQUITY COMMITMENTS FOR $850 MILLION IN BUYING POWER

FEBRUARY 2017

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., (February 6, 2017) – BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial and small and mid-bay industrial warehouse, has launched its second institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund II, L.P., which will target $300 million in equity commitments, delivering $850 million in buying power…
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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS SELLS FIRST THREE MULTI-TENANT LIGHT INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS PARKS IN ITS DEBUT FUND

JANUARY 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. & PORTLAND, Oreg. (January 23, 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 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and a 98,516 square-foot business park in Portland, Oregon…
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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS’ DEBUT FUND ACQUIRES 18th INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS PARK ASSET FOR $19.8 MILLION; INCREASES GREATER SEATTLE PRESENCE

OCTOBER 2016

Tukwila, Wash. (October 26, 2016) – BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial investments, has acquired Andover Executive Park, an eleven-building multi-tenant industrial business park encompassing 181,163 square feet in the Kent submarket of Tukwila, Washington. The asset was acquired in an off-market transaction for $19.8 million…
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BKM CAPITAL PARTNERS ACQUIRES 27-BUILDING MULTI-TENANT LIGHT INDUSTRIAL PARK IN SEATTLE METRO FOR $45,200,000

AUGUST 2016

BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, multi-tenant light industrial investments, has acquired the Tukwila Commerce Center, a 27-building 476,765 square-foot multi-tenant light industrial park in the Seattle metro area, for $45,200,000.
The property, which is situated in the Kent submarket of Tukwila, Washington, was acquired at a discount to replacement cost and peak pricing, according to Brian Malliet, CEO and Co-Founder of BKM Capital Partners…
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BKM in The News

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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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Industry News

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Foreign investment increases 30% in industrial real estate

JULY 2017 | IREI
Foreign investment in U.S. industrial real estate jumped 30 percent to $1.3 billion during the first quarter of 2017 over the same period a year before, according to Avison Young. Canada is ranked the number one buyer for U.S. industrial real estate, totaling $831.1 million during the first quarter 2017. Chinese investors emerged as…
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Why Obsolete Warehouses on the ‘Last Mile’ Are Attracting Institutional Investors

JULY 2017 | NREI
Institutional investors are now competing for small, previously obsolete class-B, -C and -D industrial buildings in urban locations. Every $1 billion in e-commerce sales requires 1.25 million sq. ft. of distribution space, said Scott Marshall, executive managing director of advisory and transaction services | investor leasing with CBRE, during a meeting of the Chicago chapter of NAIOP earlier this year. He noted that with…
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Ivanhoé Cambridge Acquires Evergreen Industrial Properties from TPG Real Estate | Investor Interest in ‘Last Mile’ Warehouses Stays Hot as Montreal-based Investor Closes on U.S. Light Industrial Portfolio Owner

JULY 2017 | CoStar
 Montreal-based Ivanhoé Cambridge made its first major move into the ‘last mile’ warehouse market this week, closing on its purchase of Evergreen Industrial Properties from private equity investment firm TPG Real Estate. The investment unit of Montreal pension fund advisor Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec announced it plans to buy more.
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Ivanhoé Cambridge Acquires Evergreen Industrial Properties from TPG Real Estate

JULY 2017 | NEWSWIRE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, FORT WORTH, TX, and MONTREAL, July 13, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Evergreen Industrial Properties (“Evergreen” or the “company”) from TPG Real Estate. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Evergreen is a U.S. light industrial real estate specialist that owns and operates a portfolio of more than 150 properties, comprising approximately 16 million ft2 (1,486,000 m2) across 18 major markets…
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Industrial Sales in 2017 Might Come in Second to 2007 Market Peak

JULY 2017 | NREI
Single-asset transactions drove sales velocity last year, but the market has shifted back toward large portfolio deals.
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PREQIN SPECIAL REPORT: EMERGING MANAGERS IN REAL ESTATE

MAY 2017 | PREQIN
■ Attracting Institutional Capital
■ Fundraising Prospects
■ Why Investors Should Look at Other Emerging Managers…
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Industrial Market: The Streak Continues for longest growth period

APRIL 2017 | Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
The U.S. industrial market racked up impressive first-quarter absorption while setting new records for vacancy and rent growth…
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