Brooks Baker specializes in the sales and leasing of industrial and flex properties along the 880 Corridor and in the greater East Bay. He advises and represents investors and occupiers of all sizes and types including warehousing, logistics, transportation, food manufacturing and ecommerce.
Prior to joining CBRE’s Advisory & Transactions Services group, Brooks served as the lead researcher for CBRE’s East Bay offices. His background in research enables him to provide comprehensive and high-level statistical analysis into both historical and current market trends—to best advise his clients and obtain the most advantageous positioning on their behalf. He also nurtures and maintains strong personal relationships with his clients to better understand their needs and execute what is most important to them. Brooks brings his hard work and perseverance as strategic partner to global corporations and entrepreneurial clients alike.
To date, he has represented tenants in over 1 million SF of leasing and sales transactions. His most notable transactions include a 119,000 SF in Oakland, CA where he represented both the landlord and multi-national tenant, Rexel, as well as a 73,804 SF lease in Oakland where he represented the tenant to help open their flagship Bay Area facility.
Brooks graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations with a minor in Sociology from the University of California, Davis, where he was also a member of the football team. He currently resides in Hayes Valley and in his free time enjoys golf, basketball and being outdoors.
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