Joel Hutak

Joel Hutak | Principal
office 714-564-7169
DRE #01411356



Joel launched his real estate career in 2003 with Delphi Business Properties, and during his 10 year career was a regular member of the Delphi Presidents Club which resulted in the completion of over 200 Industrial transactions, from tenant and landlord representation to investment and land sales. In 2013, Joel moved to Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate, Inc -Orange and continued with the passion and superior service to his clients.

Career Summary

Joel’s unique blend of talents, gained from his previous experience, allows him to provide superior service to his clients. In the high paced digital age, Joel prides himself on his attentiveness to his client’s needs which has led to over 400 completed transactions totaling close to $400 Million. As an 18 year member of the AIR Commercial Real Estate Association, Joel has an expertise in industrial properties in Cerritos, Buena Park, La Mirada and Santa Fe Springs and is 1 of only 10 agents that participate in the AIR Mid-Counties Advisory Board, which tracks in depth research for every market transaction. Joel is a San Diego State University graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology. He lives in South Orange County with his wife of 14 years and two children, ages 11 & 8. Outside of family and work, Joel spends his time riding his mountain bike or training Jiu Jitsu.


  • San Diego State University Bachelor of Science, Geology
  • California Department of Real Estate, Licensed Agent
  • Member of the American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR) - 17 Years
  • Lee & Associates - Orange Board of Di-rectors - 2016–2021

Partial Client List

  • Ahern Rentals
  • Unique Logistics
  • H & E Equipment Rentals
  • Novacap/Knowles Corporation
  • TriMed Ortho
  • Polycoat Products
  • Classic Wire Cut
  • Summer Systems
  • WAI Global
  • Macadamia Oil
  • Golden Crust Bakeries
  • Kaplan Industrial Carwash Supplies
  • Union Rescue Mission
  • KEB Nutraceutical USA
  • A & B Properties
  • Accent Building Materials
  • ARS-American Refrigeration
  • Downey Wholesale
  • Mexiterra, Inc
  • Spear America
  • Van De Pol Enterprises
  • Futura Energy
  • Top Quality Manufacturing
  • Pacific Die Cast
  • City of Cerritos
  • City of Santa Fe Springs

RSS Hutak & DeRousse Newsletter

  • Impact of Higher Mortgage Rates on Owner/User Buildings March 31, 2022
    For decades, industrial business owners throughout Southern California have been purchasing buildings for their own use. The concept first became popular in the 1970’s when developer Dunn Properties decided to sell individual buildings in their projects after experiencing sluggish lease-up activity. They were enormously successful in that effort, and it literally changed the industrial landscape […]
    Joel Hutak
  • Tight Market Conditions Continue into the New Year February 10, 2022
    If you have recently been in the market for a good quality industrial building then you know first-hand just how tight market conditions are. Vacancy is at an all-time low, just .57% in the Mid-Counties region in Q4 of 2021. Why is this the case? Didn’t we just go through a pandemic that shut businesses […]
    Joel Hutak
  • The Pros and Cons of the TBD Pricing Strategies October 14, 2019
    The primary goal of every potential seller of real property is to achieve the highest price from a qualified buyer who will follow through the transaction in a timely manner. That simple fact is not likely to change any time soon. Given today’s market conditions, you as a seller stand to achieve the highest price […]
    Joel Hutak