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Jim Center

Managing Director

RE License #00452427

Jim Center has 38 years of real estate experience, and has been with the firm since 1972. His total number of transactions exceeds 800 with a value in excess of $1.5 billion. He has personally been involved with the exclusive marketing of more than 10 million square feet of industrial/office space and more than 900 acres of land and has provided tenant/buyer representation services for in excess of 5 million square feet. Mr. Center has been the top-producing salesperson for the firm's San Gabriel Valley office 10 times since 1985. Between 2006 and 2010, he was involved in 45 separate sale and lease transactions, totaling 5 million square feet of industrial and office space and 30 acres of land, representing $150 million in total transaction value.

SELECT CLIENTS

  • Chemetall
  • Crown Enterprises, Inc.
  • Ferguson Enterprises
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • Lamps Plus
  • McMorgan & Company
  • Northern Trust Bank
  • Saint-Gobain Calmar
  • Unilever
  • Vulcan Materials

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

  • Lamps Plus - 784,000 SF
  • Sanyo - 700,000 SF
  • Lamps Plus - 350,000 SF
  • Health Valley - 269,114 SF
  • Glendale Federal - 252,800 SF
  • United Stationers Supply Co. - 214,000 SF
  • Hydra Warehousing - 155,000 SF
  • Snak King - 140,000 SF
  • Saint-Gobain/First Industrial Realty - 132,000 SF
  • Lagasse Brothers - 110,000 SF

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITIONS/AFFILIATIONS

  • Los Angeles Transportation Club
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors - member since 1982; Largest Industrial Transaction Award
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association
  • Lambda Alpha International Society Member
  • City of Industry Manufacturers Council

Mr. Center holds a B.S. in political science from the University of Oregon.

Jim Center
Jim Center
Managing Director
13191 Crossroads Pkwy N
Suite 555
City of Industry, CA 91746
United States
T  562.364.2016


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Areas of Specialization
  • Industrial
  • Global Logistics

Years of Experience
38 years