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Stephen C. Kapp, SIOR
Industrial & Office Specialist
Executive Managing Director, Newmark Cornish & Carey
26252 Eden Landing Road
Hayward, CA 94545
United States
Phone: +1.510.300.0213
Cell: +1.510.543.7822
Email: skapp@newmarkccarey.com
Website: www.newmarkccarey.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Northern California Chapter
Member Since: 2002
 

Vice Chair, Technology Committee

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Bio

Steve Kapp joined Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank in 2007 as one of the founding Partners of the firm’s Hayward office. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for over 12 years as a broker and Partner with NAI BT Commercial. Prior to that Steve worked for 7 years as an industrial developer for Catellus Development Corporation and Santa Fe Pacific Realty Corporation in San Francisco.

Extensive expertise in the leasing and sales and development of R&D, industrial and office properties in the San Francisco East Bay has allowed Steve to successfully advise his clients on over 500 lease and sale transactions. Since 2003, he has held a dual industrial and office specialist certification with the Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR); the country’s leading commercial real estate professional organization.

Steve has represented major institutional investors such as Principal Financial Group, The RREEF Funds, Biomed Realty Trust, Invesco, Ellis Partners, and Legacy Partners. On the tenant representation side, a partial list of clients includes representing Abbott Laboratories, Abaxis, Solta Medical, Unigen, Agilent, Southern Wine & Spirits, and Sysco Foods.

As a tenant representative, Steve has negotiated transactions on behalf of Dow Corning, Johnson Controls, Abbott Laboratories, Agilent, Abaxis, Cell Genesys, DeVry, Convergys, Sysco Foods, Hitachi, and Tech Data Corporation.

Experience

Professional Background

Steve Kapp brings over 25 years of professional experience in a variety of real estate practices. He joined Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank in 2007 as one of the founding Partners of the firm’s Hayward office, building the firm's industrial presence to a top 3 competitor. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for over 12 years as a broker and Partner with NAI BT Commercial. Prior to that Steve worked for 7 years as an industrial developer for Catellus Development Corporation and Santa Fe Pacific Realty Corporation in San Francisco.

Steve has extensive expertise in the leasing, sales and development of R&D and industrial properties in the San Francisco East Bay (cities of Oakland, San Leandro, Hayward, Union City, Newark, Fremont and Milpitas). This has allowed Steve to successfully advise his clients on over 500 lease and sale transactions. Since 2003, he has held a dual industrial and office specialist certification with the Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR); the country’s leading commercial real estate professional organization.

Steve is part of Cornish & Carey Newmark Knight Frank’s Life Sciences Team, working collaboratively on a regional basis to provide Corporate Services to life science and clean tech companies.

Steve has represented major institutional investors such as Prologis, AMB, Principal Financial Group, The RREEF Funds, Biomed Realty Trust, Invesco, Ellis Partners, and Legacy Partners.

As a tenant representative, Steve has negotiated complex transactions on behalf of Abbott Laboratories, Dow Corning, Johnson Controls, Southern Wine & Spirits, Agilent Corporation Abaxis, Cell Genesys, Socket Communications, Convergys, Sysco Foods, Hitachi, and Tech Data Corporation.

Education

Steve holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley and an undergraduate business degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Steve serves on the Board of Directors of the Northern California chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). He is the past president of the East Bay Brokers Association (EBBA).



Steve Kapp SIOR

Senior Vice President

Lic #01069911

Cornish & Carey Commercial

Newmark Knight Frank

26252 Eden Landing Road

Hayward 94545

T 510.300.0200 x 103

F 510.300.0201

skapp@ccareynkf.com

Areas of Specialization

Tenant Representation

Landlord Representation

Build to Suit Development Process

Building Sales

Years of Experience

20+ Years

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Achievements
  • Costar Broker of the Year- 2014, 2013
  • #1 Producer- Cornish & Carey Newmark Knight Frank- Hayward- 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009
  • 2007- National winner of Largest Dollar Volume Transaction-Land- SIOR
Affiliates
  • Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
  • President- SIOR Northern California Chapter 2013
  • East Bay Brokers Association- Past President
Education
  • Masters Business Administration- U.C. Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts- U.C. Santa Barbara
Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord
  • Corporate Services
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Consulting
Transactions
2017

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

$2,280,000 Industrial Lease

45,158 sq. ft.

Stephen represented Stephens & Stephens LLC

Newark, CA - April 4, 2017

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

$4,800,000 Industrial Lease

54,600 sq. ft.

HAYWARD, CA - January 31, 2017

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR

Colliers International
Oakland, CA

Casey Ricksen, SIOR

Colliers International
Oakland, CA

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

Industrial Lease

54,600 sq. ft. / 2 acres

Greig represented EastGroup Properties, LP
Casey represented EastGroup Properties, LP
Stephen represented Coast Aluminum

Hayward, CA - January 31, 2017
2016

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

Mark Triska, SIOR

Colliers International
Pleasanton, CA

$24,517,926 Industrial Lease

143,188 sq. ft. / 8 acres

Stephen represented Overton Moore Properties
Mark represented SAS Automotive

Newark, CA - September 15, 2016

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR

Colliers International
Oakland, CA

Industrial Lease

45,980 sq. ft.

Hayward, CA - June 1, 2016
2015

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

$7,500,000 Industrial Sale

96,000 sq. ft.

Livermore, CA - April 10, 2015

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR

Colliers International
Oakland, CA

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

Skip Vanderbundt, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Sacramento, CA

$2,411,440 Industrial Lease

49,920 sq. ft.

Greig represented Prologis

San Leandro, CA - January 15, 2015
2013

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

Jeff Post, SIOR

TRI Commercial / CORFAC International
Sacramento, CA

Industrial Lease

22,000 sq. ft.

Stephen represented ProLogis TLS (East Bay) LLC
Jeff represented RDO Equipment Company

Hayward, CA - November 27, 2013
2012

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

David Sandlin, SIOR

Colliers International
San Jose, CA

$3,348,000 Industrial Lease

Fremont, CA - October 12, 2012
2007

Stephen Kapp, SIOR

Newmark Cornish & Carey
Hayward, CA

John Filli, SIOR

NAI Horizon
Phoenix, AZ

$20,000,000 Land Sale

22 acres

Stephen represented Gould Electronics
John represented Gould Electronics

Chandler, AZ - October 1, 2007
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
Technology Committee 8/1/2013 
SPB - Tenant Representation 1/1/20061/1/2020
Industrial Group Steering CommitteeMember4/28/201612/31/2018
Technology CommitteeVice Chair10/1/201610/1/2018
Office Working GroupMember10/1/201410/31/2016
Technology CommitteeVice Chair10/1/201410/1/2016
Education Work GroupMember9/1/20148/31/2016
Technology Committee 10/1/201310/1/2015
Chapter Leadership CouncilMember1/1/201312/31/2013
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