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Justin Smith

Justin Smith

Justin Smith is a sixteen-year veteran in commercial real estate brokerage with Lee & Associates. He holds an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business, as well as a master’s of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California, and is a member of the global Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), an association of top producers within the industry.

He has completed over 500 assignments across the US and has negotiated leases with some of the largest, most sophisticated landlords in the world, including Prologis, Blackstone, GLP, Rexford Industrial, and The Irvine Company. He has represented executives in e-commerce, logistics, food and beverage, cold storage, automotive, aerospace, life sciences, and many other industries. Justin is the author of Industrial Intelligence: The Executive’s Guide for Making Informed Commercial Real Estate Decisions (‎Lioncrest Publishing; April 19, 2021).

Justin Smith is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Justin Smith, Senior Vice President at Lee & Associates
CEO Advisory

Make an Informed Commercial Real Estate Decision by Reviewing 4 Fundamental Factors

Many executives in charge of warehousing operations have a knee-jerk reaction to market downturns. They see some Key Performance Indicators (KPI) take a hit and immediately think, “We need to downsize to a smaller warehouse.” After all, real estate is expensive, so on the surface, such a decision may seem...