7 Stills: An SFMade Success Story

As we mentioned in our previous post, SFMade is a great local organization, dedicated to rebuilding the Bay Area’s vibrant manufacturing sector. One of the big success stories of SFMade is Seven Stills, a thriving Bayview craft brewery and distillery, where talented brew masters explore the nearly miraculous transformation of beer into whiskey.  Due in … Continue reading 7 Stills: An SFMade Success Story

Gary Cohen, The Intrepid #CRE Sleuth

Award-winning San Francisco investment advisor Gary Cohen has a gift for unsnarling quirky puzzles in #CRE. His five-year quest to track down the owners of 500 Turk St. and acquire the property on behalf of his client, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, is a prime example. Through his work with TNDC, Gary is always on the … Continue reading Gary Cohen, The Intrepid #CRE Sleuth

Gaining the Advantage: There’s No Substitute for Boots on the Ground

In our previous post, "3 Old School Tactics For the Arsenal of Modern CRE Tools," we talked about characteristics of a successful agent that transcend the philosophical chasm between Millennials and Boomers.  Now, let’s look at their approach to business. At its core, brokerage is a grassroots business. We can take advantage of every high-tech … Continue reading Gaining the Advantage: There’s No Substitute for Boots on the Ground

Erik Reese – From Restaurants to Real Estate

Erik Reese is no ordinary restaurant and retail real estate adviser. In fact, restaurants are kind of his super power. He comes to the table (no pun intended) with an impressive set of credentials including receiving his BSBA in Hospitality Management at the University of Denver, and graduating at the top of his class from Le Cordon Bleu Paris. From there, he went on to hone his skills at Le Taillevent, … Continue reading Erik Reese – From Restaurants to Real Estate

Collaboration: A Vital Tool to the Trade

Building Great Relationships with Collaboration   Commercial real estate negotiation can be adversarial, even among parties on the same side of the deal. Experienced professionals like TRI agents Scott Vix and Gary Cohen use collaboration to turn the tables on conflict. Recently, they had a chance to demonstrate the power of cooperation and compromise.  For more … Continue reading Collaboration: A Vital Tool to the Trade

TRI Commercial San Francisco Team gets a first-hand look at the Transbay Terminal development project

Recently TRI Commercial San Francisco received a first-hand look at the construction progress of the Transbay Transit Center Project (TTC).  The tour, provided by the Transbay Joint Powers Authority and Turner Construction management, began with a video presentation providing an overview of the project. Afterward, the construction management team provided a guided tour of the … Continue reading TRI Commercial San Francisco Team gets a first-hand look at the Transbay Terminal development project