Larger than Life Biotech Industry Faces Real Estate Growing Pains

Technology, once a wholly separate and niche group of companies, now bleeds into every market division and vertical. In particular, the life sciences and biotech sector is experiencing an evolution made possible by technology. It has not only taken advantage of an increase in computer power and precision automation, but it has also undergone a transformation of the way in which companies are created, funded, and managed. Today’s biotech companies look entirely different from the stogy research institutions of the past. They are bred from ideas from graduate students and staffed by young, well-educated millennials. And those employees want the environment and perks of any retail technology co

BKM Capital Partners Buys 133,595 SF Industrial Portfolio in Metro Seattle for $14.7M

FEDERAL WAY, WASH. — BKM Capital Partners has purchased Federal Way Industrial Portfolio, a two-property portfolio in Federal Way. A private investor sold the eight-building portfolio for $14.7 million in an off-market transaction. Totaling 133,595 square feet, the properties are located at 34004-34016 Ninth Ave. South, 33623-33799 Ninth Ave. South and 801-815 S. 336th St. At the time of sale, the multi-tenant asset was 75 percent occupied. BKM plans to invest $3 million in capital improvements to renovate and reposition the properties, including the conversion of one building from office to industrial. Max White and Nicholas Ratzke of Nail Walter Co. represented both parties in the transact

BKM Capital Partners Buys 898,389 SF Pacific Business Center in Nevada for $111M

The 13-building Pacific Business Center in Henderson, Nev., features 898,389 square feet of industrial space. HENDERSON, NEV. — BKM Capital Partners has purchased Pacific Business Center, a light multi-tenant industrial property in Henderson, for $111.2 million. The 13-building asset is located at 1045-1175 American Pacific Drive, 160-194 Gallagher Crest Road and 1060-1110 Mary Crest Road and offers a total of 898,389 square feet of industrial space. Constructed between 1996 and 1998, Pacific Business Center has undergone more than $12.4 million in capital improvements since 2010. Renovations included high-quality HVAC and EVAP systems, LED lighting, upgraded office finishes and new exterior

Matter Real Estate Group’s $70M Bet on Las Vegas The company has broken ground on Matter Logistics C

Matter Real Estate Group has begun construction of its latest Las Vegas-area industrial/warehouse project—a $70 million master-planned industrial property that will have five buildings ranging in size from 11,000 to 478,000 square feet. Matter Logistics Center @ West Cheyenne will be built on a site of more than 41 acres and is slated for completion in February 2020. It will be one of more than $500 million in development projects the San Diego-based company has underway in Las Vegas and other select Western markets. Located in the growing North Las Vegas submarket, the light distribution project will address the need for small and mid-bay product, said Jim Stuart, Matter Real Estate partner

BKM Capital Partners Hits Milestone With $111M Las Vegas Buy

The purchase of the 13-building industrial property marks the California firm’s largest to date. Pacific Business Center was 85 percent leased at the time of sale. BKM Capital Partners has acquired Pacific Business Center, an 898,389-square-foot, 13-building industrial property in Henderson, Nev., for $111.3 million—the firm’s largest to date. The Newport Beach, Calif.-based institutional fund manager now has more than $1 billion in assets under management in a portfolio that spans more than 8 million square feet in the Western U.S. BKM represented itself in the acquisition, while CBRE represented the seller, identified as an institutional owner. The multi-tenant properties are located at 10


The industrial portfolio encompasses two properties totaling eight buildings NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., (Aug. 12, 2019) – BKM Capital Partners, an institutional fund manager with a niche focus on value-add, light industrial multi-tenant investments, has acquired Federal Way Industrial Portfolio, a two-property portfolio consisting of eight buildings totaling 133,595 square feet in Federal Way, Washington. BKM acquired the portfolio in an off-market transaction for $14.7 million. “This was a rare opportunity to acquire two highly functional business parks strategically located in metro-Seattle’s tightest industrial submarket,” says BKM Capital Partners Managing Director of Acquisitions, Brett Tur

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Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, BKM Capital Partners is a real estate fund manager specializing in the acquisition and improvement of value-add multi-tenant industrial properties in metro areas across the Western U.S. Combining a deep knowledge of this niche industrial product type with in-house capabilities including on-site property management, asset management, and leasing to reposition and institutionalize light industrial assets, the firm continues to build on its proven track record, generating strong results with high levels of transparency and engagement for investors. 

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BKM Management Company manages a portfolio of 8.7 million square feet of multi-tenant industrial properties for BKM Capital Partner’s private and institutional investors. With a focus on “boots on the ground” execution at the property level, BKM has in-house capabilities for both property management and leasing. The teams at the property level are focused on ensuring the tenants thrive and that the properties managed in the most efficient way.




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