Bob Swain


NAI Puget Sound Properties
600 108th Avenue NE Suite 340
Bellevue, Washington 98004
United States
T 425.586.5622
M 206.794.0443

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Industrial - Corporate Advisory Services, Tenant Representation

Scope of Service Experience

Mr. Swain is an expert in the industrial and flex markets in the Seattle MSA. His services in this market include tenant/buyer representation, corporate services Advisory, and landlord/seller representation.

Background & Experience

Since 1999 Bob Swain has been providing location and investment advice to owners and occupants of industrial and flex properties in the City of Seattle and throughout the greater Puget Sound Region.  With more than 20 years of experience working with large corporations, investors, and family-owned businesses, Bob has developed a reputation as a trusted real estate advisor that gives fully informed, honest, and straight-forward advice to his clients. 

His work has included a diverse group of local, national, and international companies, such as Lennox Industries, Belshaw-Adamatic, Bakery Group, Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Port of Seattle, Charles & Emma Frye Art Museum industrial portfolio, Catholic Community Services, Principal Real Estate Advisors, Pendleton Flour Mills, Frank’s Quality Produce, Panattoni Development, and Specialty Bottle Company.

In addition to his work in the Pacific Northwest, Bob is a member of the NAI Global Elite Corporate Services team, which provides real estate solutions for domestic and multinational corporations. These services include lease auditing and strategic lease management, disposition and acquisition services, site location research and analysis, lease versus buy analysis, and tenant leasing services.

Bob and his wife Trudy live in Kenmore, have 3 adult children and have been very active in their community, especially at their parish of St. John Mary Vianney in Kirkland. Bob also serves as an elected public official as a School Board Director for the Northshore School District. Outside of work and family time, Bob is an avid ice hockey player, guitarist, and political junkie. 


B.A. Political Science, 1988, University of Washington Graduate Studies, Political Science, 1989-1990, Washington State University

Professional Associations & Designations

CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member CBA - Commercial Brokers Association WSCAR - Washington State Commercial Association of Realtors NAIOP - Commercial Real Estate Development Association

Strategic Clients

Belshaw Brothers, AGA Food Group, BTL Engineering, Catholic Community Services, C.C. Filson, Franks Quality Produce, Habitat for Humanity, King County Public Health, Lennox Industries, M3/Messenger, Nitze-Stagen, Panattoni Development, Pendleton Flour Mills, Principal Real Estate Investors, Product Creation Studios, Prudential Real Estate Investors, Seattle Photonics, Specialty Bottle Company, The Steinberg Family, Consolidated Electrical Distributors/Stusser Electric, W Washington Sheet Metal Union.