Shin Kim Shin Kim

Private and institutional capital sources have begun working together to acquire both large and small industrial deals in Southern California. To truly penetrate the industrial market—from big box deals to small infill sites in urban markets—the two capital sources need each other. But, it isn’t only industrial deals that have fueled this trend. Private capital has grown since 2003, accounting for 51% of all transactions last year. Newmark Knight Frank has hired Shin Kim as senior managing director of capital markets to expand its private capital business. We sat down with Kim to talk about the activity in the private capital sector and why institutional investors are partnering with smaller capital groups.