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Industrial Investments Reach New Heights in San Fernando Valley with a $43M Off-Market Acquisition

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Los Angeles, Calif., February 14, 2022 – Colliers today announced the recent sale of a 117,000 square-foot industrial building located at 2800 Casitas Avenue. Representing both parties in an off-market investment sale, executive vice presidents Matt Dierckman, David Harding, Greg Geraci, and senior vice president, Billy Walk, brokered a substantial $43,000,000 deal resulting in Rexford Industrial’s acquisition of the property from Pan Am Equities. 

Located in the San Fernando Valley submarkets of Burbank and Glendale, adjacent to Los Angeles, the transaction speaks to a more significant trend in buyers seeking industrial investment opportunities in the San Fernando Valley—an area seeing a substantial influx of entertainment and creative tenants. Initially built in 1998, the concrete tilt-up building is considered highly functional and desirable in a dense infill market, featuring a 24’ clearance, dock-high loading, and immediate access to the 5 and 2 freeways.  

David Harding, Greg Geraci, Matt Dierckman, and Billy Walk regularly execute more than 100 transactions per year by collaborating effectively. The team enjoys a dominant presence and awareness in the marketplace. The team has built its success through hard work and consistently exceeding client expectations. 

 

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Leanne Daly 
PR & Communications Specialist | Southwest 
Leanne.Daly@colliers.com 
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Greg Geraci

Executive Vice President

Los Angeles - Glendale

With over 30 years of real estate experience, Greg Geraci, has distinguished himself as one of the most influential Industrial Property Specialists in the Greater San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys.  Greg also actively represents firms in cities throughout the U.S. and abroad.  He has contributed his negotiation and creative marketing expertise in many of the most significant transactions in the area.

Greg’s deep market knowledge, vast relationship network, and intense focus on producing superior client outcomes has made him a leading dealmaker with an enormous base of repeat and new business. Greg and his partners, David Harding, Matt Dierckman, and Billy Walk, regularly execute over 100 transactions per year (in 2019 they represented 113 clients).   By working together, their team enjoys a dominant presence and awareness in the market.

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David Harding

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David Harding is an Executive Vice President at Colliers and an industrial expert across the North Los Angeles market. David specializes in the leasing and sales of industrial properties. Alongside partners Greg Geraci, Matt Dierckman and Billy Walk, David works to problem solve for owners, developers, investors and tenants in today’s dynamic business landscape. 

With more than 30 years of experience, David has been involved in over 3,000 transactions, solidifying him as a valued advisor among his colleagues and within the brokerage community. His vast knowledge of the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, Simi Valley and Moorpark markets has played an instrumental role in bringing value to his clients. 

David is a forward and strategic thinker, providing his clients with the appropriate tools to make the best decisions throughout the negotiation process. He is adept at offering streamlined processes to assist in reconfiguring older industrial sites into value-add opportunities, as well as tenant and investment consultation encompassing new, state-of-the-art construction. 

A California native and UCLA graduate, David spent his entire real estate career at CBRE as an esteemed North LA market advisor before joining Colliers in 2021. He is also a dedicated member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and Past President/16-year Board member of the American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR). 

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Matt Dierckman

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Los Angeles - Glendale

Matt Dierckman specializes in leasing, purchasing, and disposition of industrial real estate in the Greater San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Matt provides his expertise (and 20 years plus of experience in real estate) to the region’s largest institutional landlords, business owners, asset managers, and developers.

Matt is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and with more than 3,400 members in 686 cities and 38 countries, SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists.

Having grown up in the Santa Clarita Valley, and returning to raise his own family, Matt has a unique and deep knowledge of the market and vast relationship network of business owners and deal makers. Matt and his team (David Harding, Greg Geraci, and Billy Walk) regularly execute over 100 transactions per year and in 2020 represented over 140 transaction sides. By working together, the team enjoys a dominate presence in the market and produces superior results for their clients. Matt Dierckman is known for producing timely, win-win outcomes for his clients to which he has consistently received awards and recognition throughout his career.

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Billy Walk

Senior Vice President

Los Angeles - Glendale

With nearly 20 years of professional experience, Billy Walk is a top producer on one of the most prolific industrial specialty teams in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Business generation, tenant, buyer, and landlord representation are among the many roles he serves on the team. Clients rely on Billy for individually tailored solutions to their real estate needs – and he consistently delivers this with speed, astuteness, and integrity. 

Billy’s approach when representing his clients is responsive, aggressive, analytical, and is always in the best interest of his clients’ long-term business goals.  When representing tenants and buyers, he is an expert at finding facilities that are both efficient and cost effective for businesses. When representing landlords, asset managers, and developers, he pulls from his deep market knowledge to provide a competitive edge in positioning properties for maximum exposure and quick results.

Billy and his team (David Harding, Greg Geraci, and Matt Dierckman) regularly execute over 140 transactions per year (in 2019 they represented 113 transaction sides). By working together, the team enjoys a dominate presence in the market and produces superior results for their clients.

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