James Kovaleski - Cushman & Wakefield
Jim Kovaleski

James Kovaleski

Senior Director

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

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    +1 408 436-3624

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Profile

Mr. Kovaleski (CalDRE Lic. #00846878) serving as Managing Director, 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 $2.2 Billion.

R&D/Industrial Sales and Leasing

  • Supply Chain Logistics Practice Group.
  • Distribution Center Services
  • Real estate advisory and site selection
  • Portfolio optimization
  • Market 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
  • Bachelor of Arts, Marketing, Cum Laude, San Francisco State University, California

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
  • 1991-2018 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 2000-2018

Assignments

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 SF

  • 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

103,350 SF

  • Technology Distribution, Pen Nom I Corp

103,350 SF

  • Innovated Packaging, DCT Industrial

101,133 SF

  • Flextronics, JP Morgan

100,103 SF

Clients

Tenants:

     


  • Banta Clobal Turnkey 

     

  • Goodwill Industries of Silicon Valley


  • NBC/KNTV11
  • Bellarmine College Prep.

     

  • Hewlett Packard

     

  • Pulmonix
  • California State Automobile Assoc.

     

  • Hitachi Data Systems Corp


  • Quantum Corporation
  • Church of Jesus Christ of 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

     

  • Lowenberg Corporation

     

  • San Jose Redevelopment Agency
  • Dollinger Properties

     

  • Menlo Equities


  • Terreno Realty
  • Equity Office

     

  • Morgan Stanley

     

  • UBS
  • Harvest Properties

     

  • Orchard Commercial, Inc.


  • USPS
  • Invesco

     

  • Principal Financial

     


  • JER Partners

     

  • Prologis



  • J.P. Morgan Investments

     

  • RREEF