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Scott A. Heaton, SIOR
Industrial Specialist
Executive Vice President, Colliers International
5100 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100
commerce, CA 90040
United States
Phone: +1.323.278-3110
Cell: +1.323.278-3110
Email: scott.heaton@colliers.com
Website: www.colliers.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Member Since: 2016
 
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Bio

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Based in Colliers International’s Commerce office, Scott A. Heaton is a leader among the commercial brokerage profession in Southern California. He returned to Colliers International as Executive Vice President in January 2010 and specializes in commercial and industrial brokerage and investment properties.

BUSINESS BACKGROUND

Scott spent the first 22 years of his commercial real estate career at Colliers International where he was a principal of the firm as well as one of the top producing brokers, being ranked within the top ten producers every year from 1987 to 2002.

In 2003, Scott joined CB Richard Ellis where he led a highly successful investment sales team until 2010 when he returned to Colliers.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Scott has extensive experience in investment sales, development, financing, tenant representation, leasing and consultative brokerage assignments. He is a skilled negotiator and adept at optimizing the Colliers full service platform to deliver value through flexible, quick, and effective disposition strategies. His in-depth knowledge and penchant for putting the client first are the underpinnings of his team’s continued success.

NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

Some of Heaton’s notable transactions include: the leased investment sale of the 272,000 square foot former Ralph’s Distribution Center in Downtown Los Angeles, the investment sale of the 600,000 square foot former FEDCO Distribution Center in Santa Fe Springs, California, the disposition and subsequent industrial redevelopment of the 26-acre former Alcoa site in Vernon, California, the disposition and subsequent retail redevelopment of the 50-acre former Northrop Grumman property in Pico Rivera, California, and the rehabilitation and industrial redevelopment of the 374,000-square-foot former Bullock’s Distribution Center on 22 acres in the City of Industry, California. Additionally, Heaton handled the high-profile sale of the 32 acre former Lever Brothers plant situated along the Santa Ana Freeway in the City of Commerce, California.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Scott is a former director of Goodwill of Southern California, now serving on its Board of Advisors. Transforming lives through the power of work, Goodwill Southern California operates 65 retail stores, 42 attended donation centers, three campuses and 24 services locations in Los Angeles (north of Rosecrans Avenue), Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Experience

Scott A. Heaton

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

EDUCATION

BS, Business Administration

Cum Laude Honors

University of Colorado

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)

Colliers Investment Services Group

Board of Advisors, Goodwill of Southern California

PAST AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Board Member, Goodwill of Southern California

Board Member, La Canada High School Boosters

Executive Committee Member, The Seeley Company

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Based in Colliers International’s Commerce office, Scott A. Heaton is a leader among the commercial brokerage profession in Southern California. He returned to Colliers International as Executive Vice President in January 2010 and specializes in commercial and industrial brokerage and investment properties.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• 1987 Awarded partnership of The Seeley Company

• 1991 and 1992 Colliers-Seeley International, Broker of the Year

• 1993 Los Angeles Business Journal, Top Producing Industrial Broker in Los Angeles County

• 1995 Colliers-Seeley International, Top Production by a Manager

• 1996 American Industrial Real Estate Association, Largest Cooperative Industrial Transaction

• Each year from 1997-2001 Colliers Seeley International, Presidents Circle Award

• Each year from 2003-2007 CB Richard Ellis, “Top 100” Southern California

• 2005 CB Richard Ellis, “Top Producing Broker,” LA-Central Office

• 2007 CB Richard Ellis First recipient of the Edward S. Gordon Award-Greater LA Region

• Each year from 2011-2014 Colliers, Max Green Circle of Excellence Award

BUSINESS BACKGROUND

Scott spent the first 22 years of his commercial real estate career at Colliers International where he was a principal of the firm as well as one of the top producing brokers, being ranked within the top ten producers every year from 1987 to 2002.

In 2003, Scott joined CB Richard Ellis where he led a highly successful investment sales team until 2010 when he returned to Colliers.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Scott is a former director of Goodwill of Southern California, now serving on its Board of Advisors. Transforming lives through the power of work, Goodwill Southern California operates 65 retail stores, 42 attended donation centers, three campuses and 24 services locations in Los Angeles (north of Rosecrans Avenue), Riverside and San Bernardino counties

Achievements
  • 2007 CB Richard Ellis First recipient of the Edward S. Gordon Award-Greater LA Region
  • 2005 CB Richard Ellis, “Top Producing Broker,” LA-Central Office
  • Each year from 2003-2007 CB Richard Ellis, “Top 100” Southern California
  • Each year from 1997-2001 Colliers Seeley International, Presidents Circle Award
  • 1996 American Industrial Real Estate Association, Largest Cooperative Industrial Transaction
  • 1995 Colliers-Seeley International, Top Production by a Manager
  • 1993 Los Angeles Business Journal, Top Producing Industrial Broker in Los Angeles County
  • 1991 and 1992 Colliers-Seeley International, Broker of the Year
  • 1987 Awarded partnership of The Seeley Company
Affiliates
  • Executive Committee Member, The Seeley Company
  • Board Member, La Canada High School Boosters
  • Board Member, Goodwill of Southern California
  • Board of Advisors, Goodwill of Southern California
  • Colliers Investment Services Group
  • American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR)
Transactions
2017

Christopher Sheehan, SIOR

Colliers International
El Segundo, CA

Scott Heaton, SIOR

Colliers International
commerce, CA

Christopher Sheehan, SIOR

Colliers International
El Segundo, CA

Scott Heaton, SIOR

Colliers International
commerce, CA

Industrial Sale

74,038 sq. ft.

Christopher represented Westcore Properties
Scott represented Westcore Properties

Santa Fe Springs, CA - October 20, 2017

Christopher Sheehan, SIOR

Colliers International
El Segundo, CA

Scott Heaton, SIOR

Colliers International
commerce, CA

$13,230,000 Industrial Sale

75,331 sq. ft.

Christopher represented Bridge Development Partners
Scott represented Bridge Development Partners

Santa Fe Springs, CA - October 18, 2017
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