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					Kevin Skillestad
Principal                             “Kevin has been great to work with. Not only did he help us understand the market but worked
                                        very diligently to find us the right property. We would highly recommend Kevin to anyone.”
                                                             Roger Bialous,Georgetown Brewing Company

                             Kevin specializes in industrial and office property sales and leasing in the South Seattle and Kent
                             Valley Industrial Market. Kevin has recently completed a large number of transactions in South
                             Seattle, including numerous off market transactions for his clients. His knowledge of potential
                             availabilities and market awareness has provided his clients many opportunities. Prior to joining
                             Neil Walter Company, Kevin worked for the Seattle Mariners.

253.395.3117 Phone           NOTABLE ASSIGNMENTS
206.715.0757 Cell            • Buyer and Seller representation assignment for Cascade Engine to purchase a new       distribution center in the Kent Valley and sell their existing South Seattle Facility on 40th Ave
                                 South. Was able to locate a 70,000 sf building in Tukwila and negotiate over $500,000 off the
                                 purchase price. Sold their existing 28,000 sf building in South Seattle at a 20% higher cost per
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST              square foot price than adjacent building that sold a year prior.
Aimonetto & Sons             • Tenant representation assignment for The Essential Baking Company, in which the goal was
Alaska Distributors              to consolidate the three existing facilities into one location with room to expand. We were able
                                 to located a facility that met there demands a few weeks before it went out to market. The
Caffe Umbria                     46,000 sf facility was equipped with floor drains and adequate parking for employees and
Cascade Engine                   sprinter vans. Moved into their location in February of 2010 at 5601 1st Ave South.
The Essential Baking Co.     • Buyer representation assignment for Georgetown Brewing for new brewery expansion.
Fastenal                         Located facility in Georgetown that allowed for future expansion of company. In the 6-month
                                 process we made unsolicited offers on properties and located a facility a few blocks away from
Frank Coluccio Const.
                                 their current site at 5200 Denver Ave that met their current requirements with future growth
Georgetown Brewing               potential. The 37,960 sf property closed on August 9, 2007 for a price of $4,700,000.
Harsch Investment
                             • Buyer representation assignment for Northwest Wholesale Florist, a 45,000 square feet of
                                 warehouse/office space that would serve as a distribution and warehouse site for the largest
NW Wholesale Florists            wholesale florist in the Puget Sound. We toured the market and made unsolicited offers on
McGuire Bearing                  properties near the Design Center and were able to locate an off-market location that provided
                                 double-loading, grade-level doors and plenty of parking. NW Wholesale Florist closed on 525
Quarry S/E                       Front Street, previously owned by the Benaroya Company, in March of 2008.
Russak Investments
                             • Tenant representation assignment for Schwartz Brothers Bakery. I was able to identify an
San Mar Corp.                    existing Food Production Facility that was in the process of going through receivership. We
Sealant Specialists              agreed to a letter of intent within days of auction of existing equipment that included a large
                                 amount of cooler, freezer space. The space will provide Schwartz Brothers a first class facility
                                 to produce their baked products.
Sound Propeller
                             • Landlord representation of South 93rd and South 96th Business Parks, 286,000 SF
Super Supplements
                                 Business Park, located in the South Park neighborhood. Currently working directly with Harsch
Schwartz Brothers                Investment Properties to lease spaces within the Park, ranging from 1,000 to 30,000 SF.
Toth Construction                Provide updated information on weekly basis, including recent lease comps, competing
                                 properties and leasing activity. Reduced vacancy from 11.3% to 0% vacancy in an 8-month
Traverso Properties              period by filling over 10 spaces within the park.

                             • Tenant representation assignment for Super Supplements’ Corporate Headquarters and
Neil Walter Company              Distribution Center. Negotiated 10-year lease for 59,876 square feet located at 750 South
                                 Michigan Street in Seattle. Through relationships I was able to notify and tour Super
19625 62nd Ave S                 Supplements 4 weeks prior to the space going to market. Shortly after leased their former
Suite C106                       space on S. Orcas Street.
Kent, WA 98032

253.395.4848 Phone           EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS
253.395.1118 Fax
                             •   B.A. Communications – Washington State University (Pullman, WA)           •   Commercial Brokers Association – Member
                             •   Northwest Food Services Group – Member
                             •   CCIM Candidate
Kevin Skillestad

253.395.3117 Phone           Harsch Investment Properties
206.715.0757 Cell            Robert Aigner   Phone: 425.556.9000

                             Traverso Properties
                             Scott Traverso
                             Phone: 206.818.4892

                             Fastenal Company
                             Gordon Burks
                             Phone: 425.749.9160

                             McGuire Bearing
                             Andy McGuire
                             Phone: 206.767.3283

                             Cascade Engine
                             Stephanie Pisco
                             Phone: 206.826.2246

                             Georgetown Brewing
                             Manny Chao/Roger Bialous
                             Phone: 206.766.8055

                             Stewart Terry
                             Phone: 206.764.9230

                             Super Supplements
                             Jim Sweeney
                             Phone: 206.838.3980

                             Joe Santucci
                             Phone: 206.764.1360
Neil Walter Company
19625 62nd Ave S             Michigan Street LLC
Suite C106                   Jim Strang
Kent, WA 98032               Phone: 425.577.9377
253.395.4848 Phone
253.395.1118 Fax

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