John Cumbelich & Associates is a San Francisco Bay Area firm that provides commercial real estate services to Fortune 500 retailers and select owners and developers of retail commercial properties. The firm’s expertise is in developing store networks for retailers seeking to penetrate the Northern California marketplace, and the representation of premier power center and lifestyle developments.

The firm provides clients with the opportunity to employ our team’s decades of experience when investing in, leasing, purchasing, or developing retail real estate in the Northern California marketplace.  John Cumbelich & Associates is successful in navigating clients through Northern California, because our experience, information, speed, and confidentiality are trusted tools to our clientele. Superior market information, Landlord and Tenant relationships that span the region and the effective use of the latest technology & marketing tools allow us to deliver a better brand of retail brokerage.

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Long term relationships with several of the nation’s finest retailers and restaurants are the cornerstone of our firm. Over a dozen of the nation’s strongest retailers rely exclusively on John Cumbelich & Associates for store placement strategy, site identification and lease and purchase negotiations throughout Northern California.

Our retailer clients include Smart & Final, Dunkin' Donuts, El Pollo Loco, Kroger, Fremont Bank, and ROAM Artisan Burgers.