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.
The firm focuses on the following business lines:
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.
New Shopping Center Developments
The firm has an excellent track record of sourcing new development sites throughout Northern California for select clients. Examples of development projects sourced by our firm include: The 34-acre East Washington Place in Petaluma; the 19-acre, Target anchored Plaza de San Jose; the 9-acre Home Expo project in Concord and The Corners in downtown Walnut Creek anchored by Apple and Tiffany & Co.
Clients like Essex Properties Trust, DDR, UBS Realty Advisors, Browman Development and Loja Group, plus numerous local Investors agree. They have placed their real estate needs in our hands, and John Cumbelich & Associates delivers.
Downtown Walnut Creek is the premier lifestyle retail market in Northern California, anchored by Nordstrom and Macys. Over the past decade, John Cumbelich & Associates has consummated more lease and sale transactions of core retail properties than every other firm – combined.
Among the users with whom the firm has completed transactions are Tiffany & Co, Apple, Gott's Roadside, California Pizza Kitchen, Z Gallerie, TD Ameritrade, Tommy Bahamas, Restoration Hardware, Paper Source, and Pier 1 Imports. In the region’s dominant market for upscale retail, John Cumbelich & Associates is the unrivaled leader.
The firm has successfully consummated numerous high profile retail asset sales ranging from regional power centers to single tenant buildings. The firm’s deep roots in the East Bay market have successfully translated into both acquisition and disposition opportunities for client investors. Frequently, the successful completion of leasing assignments by the firm have led to sale opportunities where clients have been able to capture created value.