Ron Himes - Cushman & Wakefield

Ron Himes

Executive Managing Director

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    1950 University Avenue
    220
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    United States

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    +1 650 320-0204

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Ron Himes works primarily in the Silicon Valley where he focuses on the sale and lease of office and R&D buildings. Over the past three years, Ron has been involved in the successful lease and sale of over 2 million square feet. 

”Notable transactions include”  
VmWare (1,300,000 square feet), Riverbed Technology (250,000 square feet), Cirrus Logic (600,000 square feet), Inktomi (700,000 square feet), ISE Labs (250,000 square feet), and Financial Engines (70,000 square feet), to name a few. 

Ron has also represented many of the area's largest developers/property owners during his career, including significant, exclusively representing Prudential Insurance on virtually all of its available property in Silicon Valley. Other significant transactions include the sale of over 250 acres to Peery-Arrillaga; the sale of over 100 industrial R&D buildings for Dunn Properties; the leasing and sale of R&D buildings with McCandless Companies, Sobrato Development, Legacy Partners, Wilson Cornerstone, Mozart Development, Orchard Properties, Southbay Properties and many other developers in Silicon Valley.

Major Transactions

10 Major Lease/Sale Transactions (Over 90,000 Square Feet)

  • Inktomi, 700,000 square feet
  • Cirrus Logic Corporation, 600,000 square feet
  • VmWare, 250,000 square feet
  • ISE Labs, 250,000 square feet
  • Netscape, 135,000 square feet
  • L.S.I. Logic, 135,000 square feet
  • Riverbed Technology, 130,000 square feet
  • Varian Associates, 103,000 square feet
  • Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., 100,000 square feet
  • Excelan, Inc., 100,000 square feet
  • Vantronics, 96,000 square feet

Major R&D/Office Projects

  • American Centre, 5 building Office Project / 1,000,000 square feet
  • Centre Pointe, Milpitas, 4 building R&D/Office Project / 210,000 square feet
  • Cypress Business Park, Mountain View, 4 building Project on Clyde Avenue / 120,000 square feet
  • Old Oakland Rd Technology Park, San Jose, 4 building R&D/Office Project / 110,000 square feet
  • Oak I & II, Oakcreek Business Park, Milpitas, 2 building R&D/Office Project / 115,000 square feet
  • Oak III, Oakcreek Business Park, Milpitas, R&D/Office Building / 57,000 square feet
  • Oak Creek Business Park, Milpitas, R&D Building at 1901 McCarthy Drive / 135,000 square feet
  • International Business Park, San Jose, 2 building R&D Project / 160,000 square feet
  • Montague Park, San Jose, 3 building R&D Project on Trimble Rd & Junction Avenue / 265,000 square feet
  • Moffett Business Park, Sunnyvale, 2 building R&D Project on Moffett Park Drive / 160,000 square feet
  • Moffett Business Park, Sunnyvale, 2 building R&D/Office Project on Orleans Drive / 75,000 square feet

5 Major Land Transactions

  • 177 acres: RENCO, Bayside Technology Park, Fremont
  • 100 acres: PEERY & ARRILLAGA, South San Jose
  • 25 acres: MASKATIYA SURI, Santa Clara
  • 25 acres: M. A. NICHOLAS, Milpitas
  • 17 acres: DUNN PROPERTIES, San Jose

Professional Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ)

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Stanford University