James Kaye and Jay Gomez lead the retail investment sales practice for CBRE in the Bay Area. As senior members of CBRE’s Investment Properties Group, the team has completed in excess of two billion dollars in total sales consideration representing private capital investors in the purchase and sale of commercial real estate. CBRE Investment properties group has been ranked by real capital analytics as the No. 1 Firm in U.S. commercial property investment sales activity for ten consecutive years.  
Grocery Anchored Shopping Centers | Power Centers | Lifestyle Centers | Community Centers | Strip Centers | Net Lease |1031 Exchange Placements | Mixed Use Properties

The private capital investor deserves the best commercial real estate brokerage has to offer. Our Bay Area retail investment team has built a successful practice representing the private capital investor in the purchase and sale of shopping centers, strip centers, single tenant net lease properties, mixed use properties, and 1031 exchange properties. We care deeply about providing innovated investment strategies, excellent transaction service, best in class resources, and ongoing advisory services so our clients can have the peace of mind in their real estate portfolio they deserve. 
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What We Do


James Kaye, Jay Gomez, and associate Ryan Kircher focus on private capital investors of retail properties throughout Northern California, and 1031 exchange buyers nationwide. Our product expertise is shopping centers, strip centers, single tenant net lease, mixed use developments, and 1031 exchange properties throughout the United States.

Powerful Results

The Team

100+ Years
Combined Experience

Deals Completed

Over 250
Closed Transactions

In Excess

$2 Billion
Represented 1031 Exchange

Related Services

Advisory & Transaction Services

Advisory & Transaction Services

Delivering Real Estate Performance and Business Advantage for Occupiers and Investors through Advisory & Transaction Services
Property Management

Property Management

We help building owners optimize the value of their assets by maximizing operational performance and enriching tenant experiences through innovative management, cutting-edge technology and unique amenities
Investment Banking

Investment Banking

CBRE Capital Advisors provides advice and execution to clients across M&A advisory, equity placement, secondary LP trading and investment advisory.                                                                                                                        
Debt & Structured Finance

Debt & Structured Finance

CBRE Debt & Structured Finance offers clients assistance with placement of debt and equity for all major property types.
Loan Services

Loan Services

Loan Services offers expert primary servicing and loan administration for commercial mortgage portfolios, securitized pools and individual loans.
Valuation & Advisory Services

Valuation & Advisory Services

We provide comprehensive valuation, advisory and assessment services, combining specialized expertise with premier data and technologies to deliver industry-leading analyses.

Significant Assignments

Name Location Price
Downtown Pleasant Hill Pleasant Hill, CA $100,450,000
Charleston Plaza Mountain View, CA $80,000,000
Walgreens Development Honolulu, HI $73,500,000
KFC Portfolio  Various  $59,031,069
Shops at Waterford Dublin, CA $54,000,000
Lakeland Town Center Auburn, WA $52,000,000
Northpointe Shopping Center Modesto, CA $42,975,000
Lester Lane Retail Center Los Gatos, CA $28,568,015
Campbell Gateway Square  Campbell, CA $21,850,000
North Park Plaza Pittsburg, CA $21,375,000
Central Valley Marketplace Ceres, CA $20,950,000
Home Depot Milpitas, CA $16,200,000
Home Depot Santa Clara, CA $16,000,000
Madrone Village  Morgan Hill, CA $15,000,000
Citibank Portfolio Various $14,900,000
Pecos Legacy Center Las Vegas, NV $13,000,000
Home Depot San Jose, CA $12,000,000
BMW Dealership Mountain View, CA $11,800,000
Westborough Hill Shopping Center South San Francisco, CA $10,500,000


San Jose

225 West Santa Clara Street
12th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
+1 408 453 7400
+1 408 437 3170

San Francisco Peninsula

1450 Chapin Avenue
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010
+1 650 577 2900

San Francisco

415 Mission Street
Suite 4600
San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 415 7720123
+1 415 7720459


1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607
+1 510 874 1900
+1 510 834 9158

Palo Alto

400 Hamilton Avenue
4th Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
+1 650 4945100
+1 650 4945102

Walnut Creek

2175 N. California Boulevard
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
+1 925 2967700
+1 925 2967770