Herb Grabell | bio

Herb Grabell is a senior vice president with Kidder Mathews, specializing

in transpacific goods movement, logistics strategies, and clean technology

energy solutions. He is presently based in Irvine, California, assisting

clients with goods movement supply chain strategies, including rail, that

are tied to real estate projects between the U.S., Asia/SE Asia, and Mexico.

In Southern California, he focuses on advisory solutions for the ports, from the

Inland Empire to the Mexican border.

Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Herb was a managing director with Newmark Grubb

Knight Frank and worked previously with Grubb & Ellis Company based in

China, Hawaii, Northern California and most recently in the Ontario/Inland

Empire region. Previously, he worked in commercial real estate in the New

Jersey/New York marketplace specializing in industrial real estate, while

associated with Colliers International. Herb has been in the real estate business

since 1988, is considered an expert in his field and is regularly featured or

quoted in several business related publications and speaks, both domestically

and internationally.

Herb has established many strategic alliances in both the U.S. and Asia/SE Asia

and continues to develop a bridge assisting companies in both regions. These

include industrial land advisory and manufacturing/warehousing tied to reshoring/

onshoring strategies.

Herb is also an advisor for several major logistics parks and ports within the

western U.S. and plays an active role introducing both U.S. and Asian companies

to import/export solutions.


ASSOCIATION of Commercial Real Estate (past president)

BOARD MEMBER, California Inland Empire District Export Council

MEMBER, Counselors of Real Estate, CRE®

MEMBER, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)


BS in Marketing Management, New Mexico State University

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