Alex Blecksmith | Colliers International | Los Angeles - Commerce

Alex Blecksmith

CCIM

Associate Vice President

License # 1518130

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About

Professional Summary

Alex Blecksmith joined Colliers International in 2005 and underwent an extensive year-long training program.

As a member of the Bucknell Football University team in college, Alex was selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. Through his participation in Division I-AA football, Alex honed his skills in accountability and tenacity, which he has parlayed into his professional work ethic.

AFFILIATIONS
The Jonathan Club
NAIOP (SoCal Chapter)
Colliers Broker Advisory Board
Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce
Five Acres
Sigma Chi Fraternity

NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS
• 6317 Chalet Dr., Commerce; 24,864 SF
(Represented the Tenant)
• 6371 Randolph St, Commerce; 30,000 SF
(Represented the Buyer)
• 6289 Slauson Ave, Unit B, Commerce; 38,144 SF
(Represented the Landlord)
• 15977 Heron Ave., La Mirada; 30,000 SF of land
(Represented both the Landlord and Tenant)
• 1561 Chapin Rd., Unit B, Montebello; 32,186 SF
(Represented the Tenant)
• 13138 Arctic Circle, Santa Fe Springs; 8,480 SF
(Represented the Buyer)

PARTIAL CLIENT LIST
• Hunsaker Management
• DCT Industrial Trust
• Advantage Fitness Products
• New Century Logistics
• Lu’s Lighthouse
• Bambo
• McCulloch Power

Accomplishments

Alex currently specializes in the sales and leasing of industrial and commercial properties, as well as land, in the Central Los Angeles, Mid-Counties and North Orange County markets. He has experience working directly with business owners, property owners, investors and developers.

Education

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business; Los Angeles, CA
Master's of Business Administration (MBA)
Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis / Valuation (FAV)

Bucknell University; Lewisburg, PA
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

Clients

Zions First National Bank, Vivint Solar, Pearl Abrasive, DCT Industrial, Rexford Industrial

Services

Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Types
Industrial, Office
Featured Research
Jul 15, 2020
2020 Q2 Colliers Greater Los Angeles Basin Industrial Knowledge Report
The Los Angeles Basin industrial market is the largest in the United States, totaling more than 1.6 billion square feet. It has been characterized by some of the highest asking rates and lowest vacancy rates of any market in the nation.
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Apr 16, 2020
2020 Q1 Colliers Greater Los Angeles Basin Industrial Knowledge Report
The Los Angeles Basin boasts the largest industrial base in the nation, comprising 1.6 billion square feet in buildings 10,000 square feet and greater. It is a relatively decentralized market, with only 20% of the space located in Central Los Angeles and 80% dispersed throughout the region. Los Angeles and Orange counties are fairly built out and mostly infill markets, while the Inland Empire remains the last expansion area for industrial space in the region. The industrial market is beginning to mature, particularly in Los Angeles and Orange counties, as 60% of the buildings in the L.A. Basin are greater than 20 years old.
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Jan 16, 2020
2019 Q4 Colliers Greater Los Angeles Basin Industrial Knowledge Report
Vacancy fell 10 basis points this quarter to 2.2% due to limited construction completions and growing industrial demand. Asking rents have increased $0.01 per square foot (PSF) triple net (NNN) to $0.81. This is a record rate for the Greater Los Angeles Basin, and the pace of rent growth has increased.
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