TUSTIN, CALIF. (January 10, 2014) – Coreland Companies is pleased to announce the addition of veteran broker Joseph Kim and Junior Associate John Heard to its brokerage department. With nearly a decade of diverse commercial real estate experience, Kim’s tenant representation expertise also expands Coreland’s menu of brokerage services.
“Joseph is a seasoned broker who has successfully represented some of the fastest-growing retailers across Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire,” said Coreland Senior Vice President of Brokerage Steven Hogberg. “His regional expertise is something we value greatly, and we are pleased to enhance our brokerage capabilities with his addition.”
Prior to joining Coreland Companies, Kim served as Senior Retail Advisor with Parker Commercial Brokerage in Lake Forest, Calif., where he focused on representing restaurant and retail concepts throughout Southern California. During his tenure, he completed lease transactions representing tenants such as Waba Grill Teriyaki House, Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, G-Burger, Pieology (master franchisee), Pinkberry, Pho Hana, Pho Saigon, and Niko Niko Sushi.
In addition to Kim, Coreland Companies adds Heard as an Associate of Retail Brokerage. Heard graduated from the University of San Diego in 2013 with a degree in Business Administration and Real Estate. During his college studies, John worked and interned at Baycrest Development Company where he provided market analysis for the commercial property developer.
“John is an exciting addition, helping us better grow our portfolio and provide a high level of service to each of our clients,” said Hogberg. “We look forward to the many contributions both John and Joseph will make as part of our team.”
Both Kim and Heard hold California Department of Real Estate Salesperson licenses and are active members of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).