James Kovaleski - Cushman & Wakefield
Jim Kovaleski

James Kovaleski

Senior Director

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  • Location

    300 Santana Row, Suite 5-2500
    San Jose, CA 95128
    United States

  • Phone

    +1 408 436-3624

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Profile

Professional Expertise

Jim Kovaleski (CalDRE Lic. #00846878) has provided real estate consulting services to institutions and private owners, local start-up companies as well as Fortune 500 companies. His experience provides clients with expertise in real estate planning, deal structuring, lease and contract negotiations. During his real estate career, Mr. Kovaleski has represented clients in transactions with an aggregate value of over $2.16 Billion.


R&D/Industrial Sales and Leasing

  • Supply Chain Logistics Practice Group.
  • Distribution Center Services
  • Real estate advisory and site selection
  • Portfolio optimization
  • Marker entry and expansion
  • Global manufacturing location selection
  • Tax and economic incentives

Education

  • Masters of International Marketing, American Graduate School of International Management, "Thunderbird", Glendale, Arizona, 1979
  • Bachelor of Arts, Marketing, Cum Laude, San Francisco State University, California, 1977

Awards & Associations

Professional Recognition

  • 2010 Hall of Fame, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • 2000 Industrial Broker of the Year, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • 1997 Industrial Broker of the Year, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • 1995 Industrial Broker of the Year, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • 1994 Industrial Broker of the Year, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers
  • 1991-2016 Nominated for Ind Broker of the Year, A.S.V.B
  • 1983 BT Commercial Rookie of the Year

Community Leadership

  • San Jose Shelter Foundation Board 1987-1999
  • ASVB Charity Golf Tournament 2000-2016

Assignments

Major Transactions

Sales Over 100,000 SF

  • JPMorgan Asset Management, Intercontinental, 793,919 SF
  • Overton More Partners, Hewlett Packard, 506,490 SF
  • Milpitas Industrial Prop., O'Donnell Prop. Mgmt, 340,000
  • UBS San Jose V,Bay Area Rapid Transit, 296,913 SF
  • Milpitas Industrial Prop., Aetna Prop. Srvcs, 217,770 SF
  • The Irissou Family Partners L.P., Investor Warranty America Inc./Aegon Usa, 186,001 SF
  • Cabot Partners, RREEF Funds, 185,000 SF
  • Ringwood Development LLC, Invesco, 183,799 SF
  • San Francisco Property Management, Ben I VEF III, LLC, 180,749 SF
  • Lincoln Property Company, RREEF Funds, 158,743 SF
  • AGA Warehouse, PGP Northern, 148,915 SF
  • Prologis, American Reality Advisors 145,152 SF
  • Prologis, SJ South Milpitas Corporation, 145,152 SF
  • Harvest Properties, Silicon Valley Storage, 143,430 SF
  • AMB, Invesco, 137,500 SF
  • Orchard Commercial, Inc, David Himy JV, 122,619 SF
  • Asian Investor LLC, The Price Company, 122,278 SF
  • Bedford, J.E. Roberts, MIP, 120,480 SF
  • B. Longenetii LLC, Principal Capital Mgmt., 120,000 SF
  • Coastal Terminals, LPC, 120,000 SF
  • Cor-o-van, V. Bowman Trust, 119,905 SF
  • Amerco Real Estate, SPI 2121 Laurelwood, LP, 119,808 SF
  • Com disco, Hayward Industrial Inc, 112,800 SF
  • Longmeadow Development, Price Costco, 111,020 SF
  • Franklin Fund, State of Utah Pension, 108,600 SF

Leases Over 100,000 SF

  • Q-Edge, Invesco, 410,000 SF
  • S.J.D.S., J.S. Mattison, 330,000 SF
  • Ingram Micro, Security Capital, 268,000 SF
  • Valley Relocation, RREEF, 212,000 SF
  • S.J.D.S., Cinnabar Associates, 210,000 SF
  • Ingram Micro, Catellus Development, 202,300 SF
  • Syncreon NAL, International Airport Centers LLC, 168,635 SF
  • Rock Shox, Steve Nakashima, 158,200 SF
  • United Technologies, Steven Nakashima, 156,800 SF
  • Syncreon NAL, DCT Industrial Trust, 151,389 SF
  • Fox Conn/NWE Technologies, Prologis, 150,000 SF
  • Price Costco, Flemming Companies, 145,000 SF
  • OldCastle Glass, Harvest Properties, 143,430 SF
  • Lindsay Ferrari, Fleming Companies, 140,000 SF
  • NSG Technology, Inc., AMB Property, L.P., 136,088 SF
  • NSG Technology, Prologis, 136,000 SF
  • Price Costco, Fleming Companies, 135,208 SF
  • Kan Mac LP, 3 Way United, 134,160 SF
  • Silicon Valley Granite, Honco Investment Co. 127,000 SF
  • RonBow Materials Corporation, DCT Cherry Street CA LP, 125,072 SF
  • Novell, Inc., Aetna Realty Investors, 124,008 SF
  • Valley Relocation & Storage,RREEF, 123,803 SF
  • Alom Technologies, RREEF, 120,000 SF
  • Jefferson Smurfit, Lincoln Property Company 120,000 SF
  • Zomax, Aetna Realty Investors, 118,866 SF
  • Mannington Mills Inc., AMB Partners Alliance Fund II, 113,952 SF
  • Hewlett Packard, Kan Mac, 112,960 SF
  • Total Transportation, Copzel Properties, 112,800 SF
  • Specialized Packaging Solutions, Inc., DCT Industrial, 107,119 SF
  • Alom Technologies, Cal West Ind Park LLC, 106,327 SF
  • Mayflower, Bank of Boston, 105,000 SF
  • American Tire Company, AMB, 103,500 SF
  • Technology Distribution, Pen Nom I Corp, 103,350 SF
  • Innovated Packaging, DCT Industrial, 101,133 SF
  • Flextronics, JP Morgan, 100,103 SF

Clients

CLIENTS SERVED

     


     


Tenants

     




  • Banta Global Turnkey
  • Goodwill Industries of Silicon Valley
  • NBC/KNTV11Bell
  • Bellarmine College Prep.
 
  • Hewlett Packard 
 
  • Pulmonix 
  • California State Automobile Assoc.
 
  • Hitachi Data Systems Corp.
 
  • Quantum Corporation 
  • Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
 
  • Ingram Micro
 
  • The McClatchy Company
  • Costco
 
  • Johnson Controls, Inc.
 
  • United Technologies
  • Dal-Tile West, Inc. 
 
  • Knight Ridder
 
  • Valley Relocation & Storage
  • General Electric 
 
  • NanoGram
 
  • Zollner Electronics
         

Owners

     

 

  • DCT Industrial
 
  • Legacy Partners
 
  • RREEF
  • Dollinger Properties

 

  • Lowenberg Corporation

 

  • San Jose Redevelopment Agency
  • Equity Office
 
  • Menlo Equities
 
  • Terreno Realty
  • Harvest Properties
 
  • Morgan Stanley
 
  • UBS
  • Invesco
 
  • Orchard Commercial, Inc.
 
  • USPS
  • JER Partners
 
  • Principal Financial
   
  • J.P. Morgan Investments
 
  • Prologis
   

Hewlett Packard 

Hewlett Packard 

Hewlett Packard