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Trent J. Thoms (S), CCIM, MBA

Vice President

Advisory & Transaction Services

Industrial & Logistics

License: RS-61282

Advisory & Transaction Services Industrial & Logistics RS-61282
Honolulu 1003 Bishop Street
Suite 1800
Honolulu, HI 96813

Professional Experience


Trent J. Thoms is a Vice President in CBRE’s Industrial and Land Services Divisions and brings 16 years of experience to the firm. Prior to joining CBRE in 2009, Mr. Thoms worked in commercial real estate in Honolulu for seven years. Trent received his bachelor's degree in business from the University of Hawaii at Hilo and interned for then Senate Majority leader Tom Daschle in Washington, D.C. He then went on to work in the commercial real estate finance industry in New York City for one of the top commercial mortgage brokerage companies in the U.S. while attending New York University's Real Estate Institute and earning a graduate degree in real estate. Upon returning to Hawaii, Trent obtained his M.B.A. at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.


Trent has since become one of the top commercial real estate producers on Oahu having closed more than $225M in sales transactions and leased more than one million sq. ft. of commercial real estate on Oahu. During his career, Mr. Thoms has been named a repeat top producer at the two largest commercial real estate firms in Hawaii.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Pacific Business News 40 under 40 honoree 2017
  • CBRE Top Producer 2013, 2017
  • CCIM designation since 2005
  • West Oahu Economic Development Association
  • Shidler College of Business Alumni Association
  • Hawaii Developers' Council


  • University of Hawaii at Hilo – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • NYU Real Estate Institute – Professional Degree in Real Estate
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa – Masters of Science in Business Administration

Significant Assignments

  • Island Energy Services: 12 Property Gas Station Portfolio, Sale/Leaseback ($46M)
  • Kapolei Business Park (Co-listed): 53 acres, Land Sale ($32M)
  • 91-250 Hanua Street: 20 acres, Land Sale ($25M)
  • 2277 Kamehameha Highway: 4 acres, Land Sale ($21M)
  • JFC International: 3033 N. Nimitz Hwy, 2.4 acres, Land Purchase ($15.8M)
  • 98-736 Moanalua Loop: 2.5 acres Land & 35,000 sf Building Sale ($13.7M)
  • 98-736 Moanalua Loop: 2.5 acres Land & 35,000 sf Building Sale ($12.9M)
  • Malakole Industrial Park: 66 acres, Land ($12M)
  • 91-238 Kauhi Street (Co-listed): 89,938 sf, Warehouse Sale Leaseback ($9M)
  • Campbell Industrial Park (Co-listed): 20 acres, Land Sale ($8M)
  • 91-290 Kauhi Street: 2.36 acres, 26,000 sf building, Land Sale ($7.3M)
  • Kapolei Business Park II: 3 acres, Land Sale ($6.7M)
  • 94-169 Farrington Highway: 1.03 acre Land & 17,000 sf Building Sale Leaseback ($3.6M)
  • 94-027 Waipahu Depot Road & 94-076 Leokane Street: 26,000 sf Land & 20,000 sf Land & 15,000 sf Building Sale/1031 Exchange Purchase ($3.6M)
  • Kapolei Business Park: 3 acres, Land Sale ($3.2M)
  • Kapolei Business Park: 2.5 acres, Land Sale ($3M)
  • 91-153 Kaomi Loop: 5.1 acres, Land Sale ($3M)
  • Kapolei Industrial Complex: 20,000 sf, Warehouse Condo Sale ($3M)
  • 91-458 Komohana Street: 1 acre Land & 10,000 sf Building Sale ($2.35M)
  • 1932 Democrat Street: 10,000 sf,Land Sale ($2.2M)
  • 96-1268 Waihona Street: 14.62 acres, Land Sale
  • 91-240 Komohana Street: 60,000 sf, Warehouse Lease Renewal
  • 98-746 Kuahao Place: 56,000 sf, Warehouse Lease
  • 1922 Kalakaua Avenue: 24,790 sf Land & 3,078 sf Building, Lease



  • Aire Liquide
  • Angelo Gordon & Co
  • Association of Builders and Contractors
  • CIRI Land Development Company
  • Estate of James Campbell/Kapolei Property Development
  • Fastenal
  • Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
  • Goodyear
  • Grainger
  • Island Energy Services
  • Johnson Brothers
  • KHS&S
  • Kikkoman/JFC International
  • Kraft Heinz
  • Mondelez International, Inc. 
  • Netflix, Inc.
  • Nippon Ham Group
  • Oaktree Capital 
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs
  • Penske
  • PMG International
  • PSC
  • Simplex Grinnell
  • Star of Honolulu
  • Taylor Corporation
  • U.S. Pacific Development
  • Vivint Solar
  • Zee Medical
Advisory & Transaction Services Industrial & Logistics RS-61282
Honolulu 1003 Bishop Street
Suite 1800
Honolulu, HI 96813

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