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Stephen C. Kapp
SIOR

Executive Managing Director

Newmark Knight Frank

1111 Broadway, Ste. 100, Oakland, CA 94607

Market
San Francisco / East Bay
Specialty
Industrial & Office Specialist
Member Since
2002
Chapter
SIOR Northern California Chapter
Areas of Practice
Investments, Tenant Representation, Landlord, Corporate Services, Distribution & Logistics, Sale/Leasing, Consulting
Accreditations
SIOR Technology Committee- Chairman 2017-2018, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB), President- SIOR Northern California Chapter 2013, East Bay Brokers Association- Past President
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, TA Realty, 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.
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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  • Costar Broker of the Year- 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • #1 Producer- Newmark Cornish & Carey- Hayward- 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009
  • 2007- National winner of Largest Dollar Volume Transaction-Land- SIOR
  • Masters Business Administration- U.C. Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts- U.C. Santa Barbara
Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Casey Ricksen, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
156,300 Sq. Ft.
March 19, 2020 Hayward, CA

Greig represented East Group Properties

Casey represented East Group Properties

Stephen represented Coast Aluminum, Inc.

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Office Lease
$260,569,401
303,509 Sq. Ft.
October 3, 2019 Emeryville, CA

Stephen represented BioMed Realty Trust

Michael Lloyd, SIOR
Colliers International
Pleasanton, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
$17,148,744
166,140 Sq. Ft.
August 1, 2019 Livermore, CA

Michael represented Crow Holdings

Stephen represented Mattress Firm

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
11,113 Sq. Ft.
March 20, 2019 Union City, CA

Craig Hagglund, SIOR
Lee & Associates
Oakland, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
$7,200,000
128,168 Sq. Ft.
July 18, 2018 Oakland, CA

Stephen represented Peets Coffee

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Casey Ricksen, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
$2,700,000
39,300 Sq. Ft. / 4 Acres
September 13, 2017 Hayward, CA

Greig represented EastGroup Properties

Casey represented EastGroup Properties

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
$2,280,000
45,158 Sq. Ft.
April 4, 2017 Newark, CA

Stephen represented Stephens & Stephens LLC

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
$4,800,000
54,600 Sq. Ft.
January 31, 2017 HAYWARD, CA

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Casey Ricksen, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
54,600 Sq. Ft. / 2 Acres
January 31, 2017 Hayward, CA

Greig represented EastGroup Properties, LP

Casey represented EastGroup Properties, LP

Stephen represented Coast Aluminum

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Mark Triska, SIOR
Colliers International
Pleasanton, CA
Industrial Lease
$24,517,926
143,188 Sq. Ft. / 8 Acres
September 15, 2016 Newark, CA

Stephen represented Overton Moore Properties

Mark represented SAS Automotive

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Industrial Lease
45,980 Sq. Ft.
June 1, 2016 Hayward, CA

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Industrial Sale
$7,500,000
96,000 Sq. Ft.
April 10, 2015 Livermore, CA

Greig Lagomarsino, SIOR
Colliers International
Oakland, CA
Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Skip Vanderbundt, SIOR
Newmark Cornish & Carey
Sacramento, CA
Industrial Lease
$2,411,440
49,920 Sq. Ft.
January 15, 2015 San Leandro, CA

Greig represented Prologis

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
Jeff Post, SIOR
TRI Commercial / CORFAC International
Sacramento, CA
Industrial Lease
22,000 Sq. Ft.
November 27, 2013 Hayward, CA

Stephen represented ProLogis TLS (East Bay) LLC

Jeff represented RDO Equipment Company

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
David Sandlin, SIOR
Colliers International
San Jose, CA
Industrial Lease
$3,348,000
October 12, 2012 Fremont, CA

Stephen Kapp, SIOR
Newmark Knight Frank
Oakland, CA
John Filli, SIOR
NAI Horizon
Phoenix, AZ
Land Sale
$20,000,000
22 Acres
October 1, 2007 Chandler, AZ

Stephen represented Gould Electronics

John represented Gould Electronics

Technology Committee
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  • Begin Date : 8/1/2013
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Technology Committee
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 12/5/2019
  • End Date : 9/30/2020
SPB - Tenant Representation
  • Role :
  • Begin Date : 1/1/2006
  • End Date : 1/1/2020
Member Coalition Council
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 12/1/2017
  • End Date : 12/31/2019
Technology Committee
  • Role : Chair
  • Begin Date : 11/14/2017
  • End Date : 10/1/2019
Industrial Member Oversight Group
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 4/28/2016
  • End Date : 12/31/2018
Technology Committee
  • Role : Vice Chair
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2016
  • End Date : 10/1/2017
Office Member Oversight Group
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2014
  • End Date : 10/31/2016
Technology Committee
  • Role : Vice Chair
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2014
  • End Date : 10/1/2016
Education Work Group
  • Role : Member
  • Begin Date : 9/1/2014
  • End Date : 8/31/2016
Technology Committee
  • Role :
  • Begin Date : 10/1/2013
  • End Date : 10/1/2015
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