Koichi Motegi

Vice President

NAI Capital - San Gabriel Valley East
21660 East Copley Drive Suite 320
Diamond Bar, California 91765
United States
T 909-348-0613

License 01835254

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Tenant Representation, Project Management with more than 4 million square feet of design-build experience, Coaching

Scope of Experience

Koichi Motegi serves as Vice President with NAI Capital’s office in Diamond Bar. He specializes in Corporate Tenant Representation, Project Management (Design-Build) and Retail Lease in Southern California and throughout the United States. The majority of his clientele are Japan-based businesses that operate in the United States. 


He has represented clients ranging from major telecommunication companies to private investors. His expertise includes architectural design, construction management, lease negotiations and coaching.

Background & Experience

Prior to joining NAI Capital, Mr. Motegi served as Vice President at Colliers International. Mr. Motegi started his career as a commercial interior designer in Santa Monica after graduating from a design school in 1981. In 1988, he launched his own business practice as a full-service project management for corporate clients. His services included real estate brokerage assistance, design, construction management, cost analysis, data cabling and relocation. His clients benefited from the one-stop shop format. 

Mr. Motegi began his commercial real estate career in 2006 as a tenant broker with Travers Realty in Downtown Los Angeles. Throughout his tenure, he completed transactions with numerous prominent Japan-based clients such as KDDI America, Telehouse (New York), and Sumitomo Bank of California. 

Mr. Motegi also served as an instructor in international marketing at Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages in Tokyo and has been a Mindshift instructor to various corporate clients. He has spoken for audiences at Stanford University, UC Irvine, Nihon University, Japan Airlines, Osaka Chamber of Commerce, TOYOBO and more.


Mr. Motegi graduated from Interior Designers Guild in Los Angeles.

Transaction History

  • 85 10th Ave., New York, NY, 15-year lease, $64 Million
  • 626 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 30-year lease, $21 Million
  • 2515 McCabe Way, Irvine, 5-year lease, $4.5 Million
  • 19300 S. Hamilton Ave., Gardena, 10-year lease, $1.1 Million
  • 17011 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, 5-year lease, $1 Million

Strategic Clients

  • Telehouse
  • KDDI America
  • K-Line America
  • Mitsui Fudosan
  • Mitsui & Co.