NAI Capital - Orange County
1920 Main Street
Suite 100

Irvine, California 92614 United States
t+1 949 468 2307 m+1 949 887 7872 f+1 949 854 7378
License #:00893394
David
Knowlton
Executive Vice President

Specialties: Corporate Services, Development, Industrial, Investment, Land, Account / Transaction Mgmt., Advisory / Consulting, Buyer Representation, Landlord Representation, Logistics / Multi-Modal, Net Leased, Special / Distressed Assets, Tenant Representation, R&D

Scope of Service Experience

Sales and leasing specialist of industrial/R&D buildings and commercial/residential land. Employs creative and responsive brokerage resulting in life-long client relationships. Assists clients with acquisitions and dispositions of leased and owned facilities, commercial/residential land & leased investments. Consultant for site locations, lease analyses, opinions of value, build-to-suit pro formas, sale/leaseback analyses and sealed bids. Networks with a vast number of real estate professionals and trade associations to serve clients’ needs on a worldwide basis. Consistently a Top Producer throughout his 30+ years of commercial real estate brokerage experience. During his tenure with NAI, David was the #1, #2 or #3 office producer for 17 out of 19 years. David was named The Irvine Company Broker of the Year for 2005 & 2008. In 2012, David was inducted into the NAI Global Hall of Fame. David holds the CCIM and SIOR designations.

Background & Experience

Executive Vice President - NAI Capital Inc, Newport Beach, California. Previously, Owner/Broker for Knowlton Commercial Real Estate, Newport Beach, California, and Vice President for Grubb & Ellis Company, Anaheim, California

Education

M.B.A. Degree - University of Connecticut, Storrs; B.S. Degree in Marketing - University of Maine, Orono

Professional Associations & Designations

SIOR - Society of Industrial & Office Realtors®; CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member; NAR - National Association of Realtors®; CTM - Competent Toastmaster; BGS - Beta Gamma Sigma - National Honorary for Business Majors; California Real Estate Broker - License # 00893394

Transaction History

Represented Tenant on the lease of a 296,000 SF industrial building for a total consideration of $14.6M. Represented Buyer on the purchase of a 95,527 SF industrial building for a total consideration of $6.1M. Represented Asset Manager (Landlord) on the lease of three industrial buildings totaling 227,000 SF for a total consideration of $7.8M. Represented Asset Manager (Owner) on the sale of a 104,000 SF R&D building for a total consideration of $8.3M. Represented Seller and Buyer on the sale of two facilities totaling 209,250 SF for a total consideration of $16.2M. Represented Tenant on the lease of two adjacent facilities totaling 314,000 SF for a total consideration of $13.2M. Represented Tenant on the lease of a 121,000 SF R&D building for a total consideration of $4.8M. Represented Owner and Ground Lessee on the ground lease of a 6.8-acre commercial parcel for a total consideration of $287.0M. Represented Owner on the sale of two industrial buildings totaling 117,000 SF on 14 acres for a total consideration of $8.7M. Represented Asset Manager (Owner) on the sale of a 9-acre commercial land parcel for a total consideration of $5.7M. Represented Owner and Buyer on the sale of a 101-acre industrial/residential land parcel for a total consideration of $4.2M. Represented Owner and Buyer on the sale of a 30-acre commercial land parcel for a total consideration of $9.6M.

Strategic Clients

Union Pacific Railroad Company; Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; City National Bank