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Shawn Childs, CCIM specializes in tenant, landlord, and corporate account representation services in the Seattle/Tacoma, national and global markets. Shawn focuses on user client services that include multi-market tenant representation, lease negotiations, comprehensive analysis, labor analysis, and site selection utilizing detailed market information to delivery data driven solutions.

Shawn is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). A Certified CCIM is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. Only six (6%) percent of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners nationwide hold the CCIM designation.

Prior to joining CBRE, Shawn acquired extensive corporate logistics, transportation, contract negotiation, sales and marketing management experience while working as a Director at (1999 – 2007) and United Parcel Service (1988 – 1999).


  • University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts; Communications
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – 2010

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member of the CBRE E-Commerce Practice Group
  • Washington State Real Estate License
  • CCIM Washington State Chapter Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)


  • Leased/Purchased~2,000,000 SF the past 3 years exclusively as a tenant rep broker
  • Conduct all brokerage transaction services exclusively for multiple corporate accounts in the U.S.
  • Completing transactions in 25 + markets
  • Co - represent Seattle based International client on brokerage transaction services with ~180 global facilities
  • Negotiated 30 + multi-million dollar contractual agreements at (range from $20M - $700M in net revenue)
  • Developed multiple national logistics networks that required specific real estate requirements throughout the US
  • Logistics/Transportation speaker at 8 national conferences

Lease/Sale Transactions


  • Zulily
    737,470 SF
  • 3PL
    473,760 SF
  • Columbia
    434,002 SF
  • 3PL
    433,120 SF
  • REI
    375,000 SF
  • Zulily
    328,285 SF
  • Columbia
    314,000 SF
  • Columbia
    145,000 SF
  • Crane Worldwide
    144,000 SF
  • Door to Door
    105,062 SF
  • Door to Door
    100,000 SF
  • Bridge/ Spicers
    97,522 SF


  • Panattoni
  • Saltchuk
  • Flynn
  • Ellis Estate
  • Garagiste
  • Kings Command

Represented Clients

  • Fernish
  • Numerous 3PL’s
  • Columbia Distributing
  • Expeditors International
  • Zulily
  • Crane Worldwide
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Salchuk
  • REI
  • 4Over
  • Door to Door Storage, Inc
  • Partners Crackers
  • Click Wholesale Distributing
  • Bridge Development
  • Panattoni Development