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Patrick Tahara, Senior Project Manager

Patrick Tahara

Senior Director

Project Management

Patrick Tahara Senior Director
Project Management
Oakland 1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607

Professional Experience

Patrick Tahara is a Senior Director for CBRE based in the East Bay – Oakland office. As Senior Director for the Northern California/Bay Area, Mr. Tahara is responsible for managing and directing project management services for both Occupier and Investor clients.

Mr. Tahara’s team executes over 100 capital and tenant improvement projects annually, valued at $70M. During his 10 years with CBRE, he has served as the Project Management Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for client engagements such as Price Waterhouse Coopers and PG&E.

Prior to joining CBRE, Patrick was a registered architect and worked in the profession with experience in office tenant improvements, ground up construction , educational facilities, market rate and affordable multi family residential developments. Mr. Tahara holds a Bachelor degree in architecture from the University of Washington. With over 20 years experience in architecture, interior design and project management, he works directly with clients, consultants, contractors and city officials producing a high level of service from pre-construction to construction.

Significant Assignments


  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, Western Region SPOC - 535,000 sf
  • PG & E, Director of Project Management, San Francisco, CA
  • The Hartford, West Coast Region- Tenant Improvement Projects – 300,000 sf
  • Littler Mendelson, SPOC, Denver, Phoenix, Milwaukee, Nashville - 80,000sf
  • Towers Watson, San Francisco, CA – Tenant Improvement - 65,000 sf
  • Visa, San Francisco, CA- Executive Headquarters Tenant Improvement - 43,000 sf
  • Macquarie Bank, San Francisco, CA, Tenant Improvements - 25,000 sf
  • Kyocera, Concord, CA, Tenant Improvement - 38,000 sf
  • Digital Realty Trust, San Francisco, CA, Tenant Improvement - 45,000 sf
  • Benefit Cosmetics, San Francisco, CA Tenant Improvement - 59,000 sf
  • Center Institute of Reproductive Medicine, Tenant Improvement, Oakland, CA -17,000 sf
  • Wendel Rosen, Tenant Improvement, Oakland, CA - 45,000 sf
  • FEMA, Oakland, CA, Various Tenant Improvements - 46,000 sf
  • 1999 Harrison, Oakland, CA, Tenant Improvement Projects - 480,000 sf
  • 1111 Broadway, Oakland, CA, Capital and Tenant Improvement Projects - 553,000 sf
  • 2999 Oak Road, Walnut Creek, CA, Capital / Tenant Improvement Projects - 200,000 sf
  • Pacific Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA, Capital and Tenant Improvements - 300,000 sf
  • 505 14th Street, Oakland, CA, Capital and Tenant Improvements - 172,000 sf
  • 1300 Clay, Oakland, CA, Capital and Tenant Improvements - 195,000 sf
  • 1901 Harrison, Oakland, CA, Tenant Improvements - 272,000 sf
  • Center 21, Oakland, CA, Tenant Improvements - 690,000 sf
  • Friant Showroom Offices, San Leandro, CA, Tenant Improvements - 15,000 sf
  • CEVA Warehouse/ Offices, San Leandro, CA, Tenant Improvements -10,000 sf
  • Teleflex Corporate Offices/ Facility, Pleasanton, CA Tenant Improvements -78,000 sf

Education, Certifications & Memberships


  • University of Washington, Seattle, BA Architecture
  • LEED® AP
  • Board Member, Kensington Municipal Advisory Committee

Clients Represented


  • Visa
  • Digital Realty Trust
  • Met Life
  • Standard and Poors
  • Kyocera
  • Public Policy of California
  • FEMA
  • CEVA
  • Macquarie Bank Ltd.
  • Quinn Emanuel Trial Lawyers
  • Littler Mendelson
  • PG&E
  • Cal Institute of Reproductive Medicine
  • Thor Equities
  • Divco West
  • American Realty Advisors
  • Wendel Rosen
  • Benefit Cosmetics
  • Parsons
  • The Hartford
  • Invesco
  • GSA
  • Raymond James
  • KBS
  • Towers Watson


Patrick Tahara Senior Director
Project Management
Oakland 1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607