Creating value investing in industrial property throughout infill Southern California.

Entrepreneurs focused on delivering superior, consistent shareholder returns.

Decades of experience, well-capitalized as a public REIT (NYSE: "REXR").

Our Focus

Southern California is not just where we’re located—it’s a critical part of our business strategy.

If it were its own country, Southern California would be one of the largest economies in the world and is the nation’s largest regional economy. Measured by square feet, the Southern California industrial market would be the fourth largest global market, lagging in size only to the entire countries of the U.S.A., China and Japan. Within the United States, the SoCal industrial property market represents about the same economic value as the next four to five largest U.S. markets combined. More specifically, we focus on SoCal high-barrier submarkets located in and among our massive, growing population centers - we call these “infill” markets.

Why Infill Southern California?

  • Scarce supply, high demand

    Scarce, diminishing supply in the face of strong, growing tenant demand results in an ongoing supply-demand imbalance that is intensifying over time as industrial property is increasingly being converted to other, non-industrial uses.
  • High barrier sub-markets

    Virtually no threat of new competition. Fully built-out and surrounded by mountains, ocean and dense population centers, our infill industrial market can not increase in size. Very high land and development costs further preclude development of for-lease product.
  • Huge market, strongest fundamentals

    At 1.8 billion square feet, the SoCal infill market is the nation's largest, most sought-after industrial market. Occupancy and value lead the nation with rental rates that are more than 60% higher than the average of the next ten largest markets.
  • Value-creation

    With over a billion square feet of vintage buildings in the region’s best locations, we pursue a nearly limitless well of opportunities to increase cash flow and value by enhancing product functionality, marketability and performance.

Our strategy for success

We differentiate ourselves with the extra work to create and execute on exceptional investment opportunities...

Board of Directors

Experience. Dedication. Judgement.

  • Howard Schwimmer

    Co-Chief Executive Office and Director

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  • Michael S. Frankel

    Co-Chief Executive Office and Director

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  • Richard Ziman

    Chairman

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  • Tyler H. Rose

    Director

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  • Robert L. Antin

    Director

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  • Steven C. Good

    Director

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  • Peter E. Schwab

    Director

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Patrick Schlehuber

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

Mr. Schlehuber has led Rexford Industrial’s property acquisition efforts since joining in 2009. He is also a member of Rexford’s Investment Committee. To date, Mr. Schlehuber has led the acquisitions team through 114 property acquisitions totaling nearly $1.5 billion and adding 14.9 million square feet to Rexford’s portfolio. Mr. Schlehuber has over 19 years of property investment and finance experience including acquisitions, dispositions, asset and construction management and leasing throughout California. Prior to his time at Rexford, Mr. Schlehuber was an Investment Officer at First Industrial Realty Trust, another publicly traded Industrial REIT. Additionally Mr. Schlehuber spent time working in investment banking and financial consulting at Relational Advisors (formerly Batchelder & Partners) and Arthur Anderson. Mr. Schlehuber is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant (Illinois-Inactive). He received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.