SIOR, Northern California Chapter

The Northern California Chapter has over 150 active members that hold the SIOR designation, with a growing list of Associate members and Candidates.


In the video below, SIORs of influence toast to the organization’s 75th Anniversary and celebrate the history and memories they’ve shared.
You, our members, are what makes SIOR great. So we toast to you.

Thank you for 75 wonderful years. Here’s to many more!

What is SIOR

SIOR is a global, professional association that represents the commercial real estate industry’s top producers. In the world of commercial real estate, it’s the one designation certain to turn heads, to catch a client’s attention—and keep it. Call it a badge of distinction.The prestigious SIOR designation is professional recognition of the highest level of achievement, knowledge, accountability, and ethical standards in today’s real estate industry.

Real estate transaction professionals who hold SIOR certification are instantly recognized by real estate executives, other commercial real estate brokers, agents, and lenders, as some of the most experienced and capable brokerage practitioners in the business.

SIOR History

A professional affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, SIOR is dedicated to the practice and maintenance of the highest professional and ethical standards. Founded in 1941 (in answer to the U.S. War Department’s request for assistance to locate industrial facilities), SIOR maintains a commitment to business and industry by providing outstanding professional services, publications, and educational programs.

SIOR Today

Today, the global SIOR network includes nearly 3,100 members in 630 cities in 34 countries. SIOR also boasts an associate membership that includes corporate executives, developers, educators.

75th Anniversary of SIOR

In celebration of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors’ (SIOR) 75th anniversary, 48 U.S. chapters and three Canada, Europe and Mexico chapters are moving a Diamond Scepter (Torch) across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Mexico. The Diamond Scepter will travel by all modes of transportation to showcase each chapter in bringing awareness to SIOR.

SIOR Diamond Tour commenced on April 16, 2016 at the close of the SIOR Spring World Conference in San Diego. The Torch will make its way through the Western U.S. and Mexico until June 22 when it will move to London for a week. Upon return to the United States, it will weave its way through the East and into Canada, and finally New York for the national conference grand soiree on October 21, 2016.

The goal of this tour is to celebrate SIOR for its 75 years of “charting together its members that provide best in class commercial real estate services that require ability, integrity and sincerity from its brokers/members.”

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Upcoming Events – 2016

SIOR Q1 2016 Top Transactions

538,000 SF Industrial Sale ($64 Million)
Fairfield Corporate Commons, Garaventa Business Park, Blue Ravine@Lake Forest, Fairfield, Concord, Folsom, Calif.
Buyer:  Birtcher Anderson
Seller:  Garaventa Family Properties
Buyer and Seller Brokers: Tony Binswanger, SIOR, Brooks Pedder, SIOR, Cushman & Wakefield, Walnut Creek, Calif.

136,449 SF Office Lease ($36.703 Million)
901 and 951 Mariners Island Boulevard, San Mateo, Calif.
Lessee:  Marketo Inc.
Lessor:  Rockpoint Group LLC
Lessee Broker: Mike Moran, SIOR, Cushman & Wakefield, Burlingame, Calif.

166,928 SF Flex/R&D Sale ($35.38 Million)
Silicon Valley Business Park, San Jose, Calif.
Buyer:  Vista Investment Group
Seller: Prologis
Buyer and Seller Broker:  Scott Prosser, SIOR, CBRE, San Jose, Calif.

629,552 SF Industrial Lease  ($32.085 Million)
555 Vista Boulevard, Sparks, Nev.
Lessee: ITS Logistics
Lessor:  Lake Washington Partners
Lessor Brokers: Dave Simonsen, SIOR, J. Michael Hoeck, SIOR, Michael Nevis, SIOR, Kidder Mathews, Reno, Nev.

333,348 SF Industrial Sale ($19.82 Million)
8250-8929 Industrial Boulevard, 8413/8417 Washington Boulevard #155, Roseville, Calif.
Buyer: Symphony Dreams LLC
Seller: KMS/CP LP
Buyer Brokers:  Matt Cologna, SIOR, Cushman & Wakefield, Sacramento, Calif., Todd Sanfilippo, SIOR, CBRE, Sacramento, Calif.

114,720 SF Flex/R&D Sale ($16.65 Million)
221-231 W. Warren Avenue, Fremont, Calif.
Buyer: FM Industries
Seller:  Paulson Investments
Buyer and Seller Brokers: Michael Lloyd, SIOR, Colliers International, Pleasanton, Calif. and Ed Hofer, SIOR, Colliers International, San Jose, Calif.

66,913 SF Industrial Lease ($8.55 Million)
550 85th Avenue, Oakland, Calif.
Lessee:  Impossible Foods
Lessor:  Westcore Properties
Listing Brokers:  Kevin Hatcher, SIOR, Colliers International, Mark Maguire, SIOR, Colliers International

52,378 SF Industrial Sale ($8.2 Million)
651 Mathew Street, Santa Clara, Calif.
Buyer:  Habib Zakerani
Seller:  Diana Land Company
Buyer and Seller Broker:  Ed Hofer, SIOR, Colliers International, San Jose, Calif.