Steve Bouret - Cushman & Wakefield

Steve Bouret

Executive Managing Director

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    1950 University Avenue
    220
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    United States

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    +1 650 320-0205

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Professional Expertise:

Steve specializes in Corporate Real Estate Facilities Services for High Technology Companies. His practice includes leasehold/fee acquisitions, dispositions and strategic planning. While his primary geographic emphasis is in the Silicon Valley and 101 Technology Corridor, he also provides Regional and Global Corporate Facilities Consulting Services utilizing the Cushman & Wakefield platform.  He returned to Cushman & Wakefield’s Palo Alto office as Executive Managing Director in early 2014. He was previously with Kidder Mathews as Managing Partner growing the Northern California region. Also, he spent 14 years with NAI BT Commercial as Founder of the Technology Advisory Group serving on BT’s Board of Directors from 2002 - 2007. Prior to that, he was a Vice President in the Palo Alto office of Cornish & Carey Commercial where he concentrated primarily on representing major R&D corporate high technology users.

Before co-founding the development firm, Bouret, vonLiphart and Dunwoody, Steve was associated as Vice President and Northern California Partner with the Stearns Company, a national developer based in Lexington, Kentucky. With Stearns, he was charged with acquisition and marketing of their Northern California Portfolio. Steve also spent almost 10 years with Cushman & Wakefield starting in Oakland then moving to the San Jose to open the Silicon Valley High Tech Group. During his career he has successfully represented the following clients.

Clients:

  • Yahoo!
  • GoPro
  • SugarSync
  • Acerta Pharma
  • Logitech
  • Fortinet
  • Lockheed
  • Fairchild
  • Excite @Home
  • AMD
  • Sprint
  • Infoworld
  • Informatica
  • Computerworld
  • Siebel Systems
  • Bowne Inc.
  • StoneMor
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Brobeck, Phelger & Harrison
  • Verizon
  • All Bases Covered
  • EverString
  • Optoma
  • Zuora
  • Brilent
  • Riverbed

Partial List of Major Lease Transactions:

  • Informatica – Redwood City, CA, 283,000 SF
  • Excite @Home – Redwood City, CA, 250,000 SF
  • Tandem Computers – San Jose, CA, 212,000 SF
  • @Home – Redwood City, CA, 175,000 SF
  • Pacific Mailing – Newark, CA, 152,000 SF
  • @Home – Redwood City, CA, 133,500 SF
  • Syntex – Newark, CA, 105,000 SF
  • National Semiconductor – Cupertino, CA, 104,000 SF
  • Northern Telecom – San Jose, CA, 100,400 SF
  • Tandem Computers – Cupertino, CA, 96,000 SF
  • Sprint – San Jose, CA, 96,000 SF
  • Excite – Redwood City, CA, 88,000 SF
  • Perclose – Redwood City, CA, 80,300 SF
  • Broadvision – Redwood City, CA, 78,000 SF
  • National Electronic Transport – 72,000 SF
  • InfoWorld – San Mateo, CA, 70,000 SF
  • @Home – Redwood City, CA, 67,000 SF
  • Informatica – Redwood City, CA, 63,000 SF
  • Fairchild – Fairchild, CA, 60,000 SF
  • Intuit – Mountain View, CA, 54,000 SF
  • Atari – 51,000 SF
  • Tandem Computers – 50,400 SF

Partial List of Major Sales Transactions:

  • Yahoo/Leco – 3,000,000 SF
  • TMG Partners/Stanford University – 1,040,000 SF
  • Advanced Micro Devices/Carr America – 398,000 SF
  • Sun Micro Systems/Jewish Community Center – 325,000 SF
  • Prudential Ins./Bay Cities Metals – 98,000 SF
  • Fisons Instruments/Hatcher Trade Press – 92,700 SF
  • Advanced Micro Devices/Reticon – 75,000 SF
  • Stearns Company/Verilink – 65,000 SF
  • TMG Partners/Genentech – 60,000 SF
  • William Wilson/Menlo Equities – 54,000 SF
  • Hospital Linen Service/Browning Ferris Industries – 48,000 SF
  • Assorted Sellers/Stearns Company – 55.0 acres
  • Bay City Lumber/Cabot, Cabot & Forbes – 48.0 acres
  • Bridges, Inc./Patson Development – 47.3 acres
  • Matson-Roth/Kacor Realty – 46.0 acres
  • Cabot, Cabot & Forbes/Nordstrom’s, Inc. – 26.5 acres
  • Cabot, Cabot & Forbes/Windy Hill Investment – 22.4 acres

Professional Recognition:

Throughout his business career, Mr. Bouret has received numerous awards and recognition. These past and present accomplishments include:

  • Top Producer Bay Area – Cushman & Wakefield
  • Top Producer Company Wide – BT Commercial
  • Top Producer – Kidder Matthews NorCal
  • Top 10 Producer – Cornish & Carey
  • Board of Directors – Association of South Bay Brokers
  • Finalist – ASVB Office Broker of the Year
  • BT Commercial Board of Directors
  • Kidder Matthews NorCal Board of Directors

Community Leadership:

Mr. Bouret is also active in various civic and charitable affairs which include: The Children’s Health Council at Stanford and Windmill School in Portola Valley, Los Lomitas Education Foundation in Menlo Park. The Boys and Girls Club of East Palo Alto, Menlo School Annual Fund. The Menlo/Atherton Little League Board. Co-founded Redwood Chapter of the National Junior Basketball Association, coaching youth baseball and basketball 17 years. He currently resides with his wife Lori on the San Francisco Peninsula where they were born and raised.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Economics, University of California at Davis