Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor

Brokerage Senior Executive Vice-President

License # 00598896

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Professional Summary

Tom Taylor, a 35-year industry veteran, joined Colliers in 1976.  Tom has been an industrial sales, leasing, development and investment specialist in Eastern Los Angeles County and Inland Empire market areas since 1979. Currently, Tom concentrates 100% of his efforts on real estate sales and leasing.  He has partnered with Steve Bellitti since 2000.

Over the past three years, Tom has transacted 14.9 million square feet with a total consideration of $576 million. Since 2004, Tom and Steve have sold 257 acres of land and presently have an additional 404 acres in escrow to various clients for future development.

In 2008, Tom and Steve represented Hanesbrands Inc. in leasing 1,300,000 square feet at Perris Ridge Commerce Center in Perris, California for a total consideration of $53.8 million. Tom and Steve participated in the lease of a 506,580 square foot industrial building by Sears in Vernon to BCBG Max Azria Group, Inc. for a total consideration of $15 million. They also represented Sears in the sale of a 249,000 square foot industrial building in Los Angeles to the University of Southern California for $27 million.

Tom is well respected and liked by his competitors who consider him to be one of Southern California’s top commercial real estate agents. Tom is a “Big Box” specialist and has strong relationships with both major developers, institutional/prominent private investors and corporate users throughout Southern California.


·   2009 Largest Building Leased in Los Angeles and Orange Counties

·   1985-2010 – Colliers “President’s Circle Award”

·   1988-1991, 1993, 1996-1999, 2004 – Top Producer Throughout Greater Los Angeles

·   1993, 1996-1998, 2002 – Largest Industrial Transaction throughout Greater Los Angeles

·   2004 – Largest Single Tenant Industrial Investment Sale in Los Angeles

·   2003, 2004 – Honorary Doctor of Brokerage Award by the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership


University of Southern California, MBA
University of Southern California, BS School of Business

Memberships & Involvements

American Industrial Real Estate Association, Los Angeles Board of Realtors


JP Morgan, Ridge Property Trust, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Panasonic


Service Lines
Capital Markets
Property Types
Industrial, Land
Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

Featured Research

Featured Research
Jan 16, 2020
2019 Q4 Greater Los Angeles Basin Office Knowledge Report
The Los Angeles County office market recorded 316,200 square feet of net absorption. Construction deliveries of 823,300 square feet led to a rising vacancy rate of 14.6%. West Los Angeles accounted for 65% of the total demand for the quarter. Leasing activity, which dropped approximately 500,000 square feet from last quarter, recorded 3.3 million square feet. Receding activity from coworking firms and less activity overall led to this slide.
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Jan 16, 2020
2019 Q4 Greater Los Angeles Downtown Office Knowledge Report
As 2020 begins, Downtown L.A. vacancy is expected to contract slightly as positive demand in the new future counters new construction deliveries. The market will see some bumps in vacancy as build-out times continue to expand and push anticipated occupancies further into the future. Interest from out-of-market tenants persists, especially in the media and technology industries, and has helped legitimize parts of Downtown Los Angeles as a competitor to markets such as Hollywood and Silicon Beach. However, the delivery of a slate of new projects in the Greater Downtown/Arts District submarket might outweigh that potential demand, and has already shown signs of weighing down rental rate growth in the short-term.
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Jan 16, 2020
2019 Q4 Los Angeles Hollywood/Wilshire Corridor Office Knowledge Report
to see demand for space from entertainment, media and technology firms as preleased properties are delivered to the market, although the pipeline has dried up considerably from its height a year ago. As evidenced by recent groundbreakings set for delivery in 2020, developers still see room to run in the submarket, and preleasing by major content firms has confirmed that outlook.
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