Steve Bouret

Executive Managing Director

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    525 University Avenue
    Suite 220
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    United States

    Lic: 00587046

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    +1 650 320 0205

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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.


Acerta Pharma
Excite @Home
Siebel Systems
Bowne Inc.
Sun Microsystems
Brobeck, Phelger & Harrison
All Bases Covered

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


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


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.


Bachelor of Science Economics, University of California at Davis