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Christopher Bates, First Vice President

Christopher Bates

First Vice President

Christopher Bates

First Vice President
Lic. 00671391
Meet the Team
949.725.8483
949.725.8623

Newport Beach

3501 Jamboree Road
Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
+1 949 725 8500
+1 949 725 8545

Professional Experience


Chris Bates joined CBRE in 1992, bringing with him an extensive 16 year background in commercial real estate development and management.  During the course of his development experience, he was responsible for more than two million square feet of commercial property and has completed over $1 Billion in lease and sale transactions at CBRE, Inc.
Specializing in providing real estate advisory and brokerage services for clients in the South Orange County and John Wayne Airport areas, Mr. Bates’ expertise includes the sale and lease of industrial, research and development, medical and office properties.  In addition, Mr. Bates specializes in property acquisitions on behalf of private/public investors and individuals and in the sale and lease of owner/user opportunities.  His knowledge of the Orange County market, competing properties, comparable transactions, and vacancy/absorption statistics enables him to effectively market and sell buildings as well as represent companies in their relocation to the Orange County market.  His team’s success can be attributed to detailed analysis, accountability to his client’s business goals, and the consistent delivery of value-added results

Achievements


  • 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006 Irvine Company Broker of the Year
  • 2000 Bixby Land Company Broker of the Year

Education


  • University of Illinois, Bachelor of Science; Real Estate/Finance
  • University of Southern California, Master of Business Administration

Partial Transactions List

Project

City

Assignment

CarrAmerica

Aliso Viejo

Eight (8) acres purchased by John Hamilton for development; subsequently sold to CarrAmerica for 3 office buildings consisting of 35,000 SF to 53,000 SF.

Schisler-Journey

Aliso Viejo

Three (3) acres consisting of five (5) small office buildings totaling 57,000 square feet for sale or lease ranging in size from 8,000 SF to 21,000 SF

1202 Bristol

Costa Mesa

A two-story medical office condominium building of 15,000 square feet.

IRWD Bristol Street

Costa Mesa

Three (3) office buildings totaling 60,000 square feet.

Burke Foothill Corporate Center

Foothill Ranch

Six (6) acres consisting of eight (8) industrial buildings totaling 85,000 square feet.

Canyon Medical Plaza

Irvine

A three-story medical office condominium building of 52,000 square feet.

IRWD 230 Commerce

Irvine

40,000 square-foot office building located in the Irvine Technology Center.

Peters Canyon I

Irvine

12 R&D/office condominiums totaling 50,000 square feet in three (3) separate buildings.

Peters Canyon II

Irvine

14 R&D/industrial buildings totaling 70,000 square feet in 16 buildings.

Von Karman Medical Center

Irvine

A 42,000 square foot single tenant office building sold to a developer who converted it into a medical office condominium project.

39-45 Tesla (Irvine Spectrum)

Irvine

Sold six (6) acres of land to develop four (4) R&D/industrial buildings totaling 92,000 square feet.

Asian Business Park (Irvine Spectrum)

Irvine

A 14-building R&D/industrial project consisting of 54,000 square feet.

Shaw-MK3 (Irvine Spectrum)

Irvine

Eight (8) R&D/industrial buildings totaling 40,000 square feet.

Schisler-Tesla Technology Center (Irvine Spectrum)

Irvine

Sold two (2) acres of land to develop seven (7) R&D/industrial buildings totaling 22,000 square feet.

Birtcher Serrano Creek

Lake Forest

10 acres purchased and developed for 180,000 square feet of office buildings leased to Western Digital

Davis-Hermana Circle Industrial Park

Lake Forest

A 140,000 square foot R&D/industrial project consisting of 8 buildings.

Enterprise Technology Center

Lake Forest

14 R&D/industrial buildings totaling 56,000 square feet.

Frazee/Dimension

Lake Forest

Nine (9) acres purchased by investor and resold to Gale-Wentworth for future development.

IDI Baker Ranch

Lake Forest

11 acres purchased by IDI and then resold by IDI within a three-month period.

IDI Corridor Business Park

Lake Forest

A 16-ace industrial park consisting of four (4) buildings (124,000 SF; 37,000 SF; 59,000 SF and 69,000 SF) totaling 289,000 square feet.

Olen Spectrum Pointe

Lake Forest

A 32-acre acquisition consisting of approximately 450,000 square fee of R&D/industrial and office space.

Schisler-Bake Office Plaza

Lake Forest

Three (3) acres consisting of a six-building, two-story office development totaling 62,000 square feet.

Schisler-Crescent Bay Business Park

Lake Forest

A six-building R&D/industrial park consisting of 40,000 square feet.

Turner-AJ West Ranch

Lake Forest

Approximately 50 acres of office and industrial development.

Turner/Focus

Lake Forest

1.5 acres consisting of one (1) 21,000-square foot facility for build-to-suit for Focus industries by Turner Development.

Turner Phase I

Lake Forest

Seven (7) acres consisting of five (5) industrial buildings totaling 160,000 square feet ranging in size from 28,000 SF to 35,000 SF.

Turner Phase II

Lake Forest

Six (6) acres consisting of four (4) industrial buildings totaling 131,000 square feet ranging in size from 27,000 SF to 35,000 SF.

B.H. Miller Santa Margarita Corporate Center

Rancho Santa Margarita

8.5 acres consisting of two (2) R&D/industrial buildings totaling 168,000 square feet.

Olen

Rancho Santa Margarita

Five (5) acres consisting of 70,000 square feet of office and approximately 80,000 square feet of multi-tenant space.

San Clemente Business Park

San Clemente

Sold 16 acres of land for development of R&D/industrial buildings.

San Clemente Business Park

San Clemente

A 13-building R&D/industrial park totaling 48,000 square feet, a freestanding 39,000 square foot SF R&D building and a 61,000 square foot R&D building.

San Clemente-Rip Curl Land Sale

San Clemente

A land sale to Rip Curl of approximately eight (8) acres for future development.

Gates Professional Building

San Juan Capistrano

A single 14,000 square foot office building.

Werdin-Pacific Office Plaza

Tustin

Two (2) two-story office buildings consisting of 69,000 square feet of office condominiums.

Christopher Bates

First Vice President
Lic. 00671391
Meet the Team
949.725.8483
949.725.8623

Newport Beach

3501 Jamboree Road
Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
+1 949 725 8500
+1 949 725 8545

Available Properties