Aaron Watt - Cushman & Wakefield
Aaron Watt

Aaron Watt

Senior Director

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    200 S.W. Market Street, Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97201-5730
    United States

  • Phone

    +1 503 279-1779

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Profile

Aaron Watt a 16-year real estate veteran, joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2008. Aaron specializes in landlord and tenant representation, as well as acquisition and disposition of industrial properties. Aaron’s clients have included several high-profile occupiers and leading global companies such as Amazon, Petco, Golden State Foods, and Nordstrom, as well as regional companies including Portland General Electric, Alliance Door Products, Schnitzer Steel, and C&L Tire Distributors. He is ranked among the top 20 industrial brokers in the Portland Metro area by CoStar for his overall marketing and industrial leasing activity and was awarded 2017 Industrial Broker of the Year by the Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB), NAIOP and SIOR.

Aaron graduated from the University of Oregon (UO) with a BS in Economics and is currently affiliated with NAIOP, UO Alumni Association, and the Multnomah Athletic Club. His background in business-tobusiness sales, his ingrained sense of client service and understanding of a firm’s financial requirements have assisted him in providing exceptional service and real estate expertise.

 

 

Awards & Associations

  • CAB, NAIOP, SIOR Industrial Broker of the Year, 2017
  • CoStar Power Broker
  • Completed the largest industrial transactions 2016 & 2017

 

Assignments

KEY TENANT REP ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Amazon - 1,016,020 SF
  • Amazon - 918,400 SF
  • Amazon - 857,000 SF
  • Amazon - 303,000 SF
  • Celestica - 165,000 SF
  • Stanley/Black & Decker - 126,000 SF
  • Cardinal Aluminum - 113,000 SF
  • Ergotron - 110,000 SF
  • Amazon - 89,481 SF
  • Alliance Door - 68,177 SF
  • Latitudes, LLC - 68,000 SF
  • C&L Tire Distributors - 64,000 SF
  • Petco - 62,299 SF
  • Golden State Foods - 58,051 SF
  • LaSalle Bristol Corp. - 56,000 SF
  • Furniture Connection - 46,800 SF
  • Terminal Transfer, Inc. - 46,800 SF
  • Nordstrom - 32,103 SF


RECENT LAND SALES:

  • Trammell Crow - 41 AC
  • Black Creek Group - 9.26 AC


RECENT BUILDING SALES:

  • Nortek Industrial Campus - $26.5M
  • 4330 SE International Way - $5.79M
  • 4507 SE Milwaukie Ave. - $2.615M

Team

The Watt/Clay team represents tenants and landlords in the leasing and sale of industrial properties in the Portland, Oregon area and throughout the country. They have a proven track record and have completed the largest new lease transactions in the Portland Metro area in 2016 and 2017. They’ve leased over 11M square feet since 2008. They are members of the Cushman & Wakefield Logistics, Food & Beverage and Land specialty practice groups which allows them to network with brokers across the nation and stay on top of trends affecting their clients. Their rigorous focus on results pushes them to deliver optimal solutions for their clients and successfully execute any assignment.


Keegan Clay

KEEGAN CLAY 
Senior Associate

Clients

AGENCY CLIENTS:

  • GLP 
  • Industrial Property Trust/Black Creek Group
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • LaSalle Investment Management
  • Lincoln Property Co.
  • Panattoni
  • Principal Real Estate Investors
  • RREEF
  • Trammell Crow
  • Watumull Properties