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Jake Norton

Jake Norton

Senior Associate

License: Lic. 01905366

Jake Norton Senior Associate
Lic. 01905366
Oakland 1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607

Professional Experience

Jake Norton is a member of the Office Specialty Group in CBRE’s Oakland Office. The revitalization of Oakland’s creative and historic buildings is Jake’s primary focus. He has assisted in Oakland’s movement towards creative office space in Uptown Oakland, helping represent Lane Partners in the purchase of the 400,000 SF Sears Building at 1945 Broadway for conversion to Uptown Station, and the sale of 110,000 SF Latham Square at 1611 Telegraph Avenue. Jake led the Latham Square listing team as the building transitioned into Oakland’s premier creative high-rise, as well as the leasing and rebranding efforts for 1924 Franklin, 1714 Franklin, 385 17th Street (The Arbors), 1440 Broadway and 2131 Broadway, among others, as the buildings were converted to creative offices.

He has also assisted multiple tech and non-profit companies make the transition into Oakland’s creative space. Jake has helped lead the charge of capital into more historically challenging office submarkets, such as the Oakland Airport, Fruitvale and West Oakland submarkets. His marketing efforts at 333 and 303 Hegenberger (The Landing) emphasized new ownership and capital improvements resulted in a 25% increase in rent after just two quarters. Jake has led similar successful building repositioning campaigns in South Oakland including Eastmont Town Center, 2648 International, 3022 International, 433 Hegenberger and Artthause Studios.

Jake began his real estate career as a research intern in CBRE’s Sacramento Office during college. After another internship with Prologis in transaction management, Jake became a member of the CBRE 2012 Wheel Program for the San Francisco Bay Area. After completing the Wheel Program, Jake became a member of the CBRE Private Capital Group in 2012, working closely with Kathy Kelleher in the San Francisco East Bay Private Capital Office and Industrial Sales Team serving clients throughout the San Francisco East Bay with sale dispositions and acquisitions. Jake transitioned into CBRE’s Office Specialty Group in 2013 specializing in creative brick & timber office leasing. Jake parlayed his investment sales experience into a successful leasing career focused on creative product in the East Bay.

Jake has worked and lived in Oakland since graduating college and has intimate knowledge of Oakland’s diverse office product and multiple submarkets which allow him to navigate clients through Oakland’s intricate office market with greater confidence to achieve the best value possible. Utilizing his financial background and diverse experience, along with a strong belief in transparency and honesty, Jake strives to offer creative effective solutions to best serve his clients.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • NAIOP Member, Young Professionals Group, 2015
  • Bellevue Business Builders, 2013-2019
  • CBRE National Wheel Program


Education


  • UC Davis, Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics, 2011; Varsity Water Polo
  • Acalanes High School, Lafayette, CA

Assignments


SIGNIFICANT SALE TRANSACTIONS

  • 1945 Broadway, (Sears Building), Oakland, CA - ±400,000 SF - Sale Acquisition
  • 100 Enterprise Drive, Scotts Valley, CA - ±390,000 SF - Sale Disposition
  • 7700 Edgewater Road, Oakland, CA - ±210,000 SF - Sale Disposition
  • 1611 Telegraph Avenue (Latham Square), Oakland, CA - ±110,000 SF - Sale Disposition (Three Times)
  • 5776 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton, CA - ±67,000 SF - Sale Disposition
  • 2131 Broadway (Sherman Clay) Oakland, CA - ±24,000 SF - Sale Disposition
  • Women's Cancer Resource Center (WCRC) Berkeley, CA - ±6,000 SF - Sale Acquisition
  • Maritime Exchange, 10 Commodore, Emeryville, CA - ±3,000 SF - Sale Acquisition
  • 2001 Broadway, Oakland, CA - ±60,000 SF - Sale Acquisition
  • 320 13th Street, Oakland, CA - ±15,000 SF - Sale Disposition
  • 3017 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA - ±20,000 SF - Sale Disposition

 

TENANT REPRESENTATION ASSIGNMENTS

  • S.L.A.M Academy - ±35,000 SF - Office/Recreational Leasing
  • Trace Genomics -  ±25,000 SF - Office/Lab Leasing 
  • Bay Area Bin Support - ±6,000 SF - Office/Storage Leasing
  • American Heart Association - ±6,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • International Rescue Committee (IRC) - ±5,300 SF - Office Leasing
  • Woman's Foundation of CA - ±4,700 SF - Office Leasing
  • Mujeres Unidas Actividad (MUA) - ±5,030 SF - Office Leasing
  • RRM Design Group - ±3,843 SF - Office Leasing
  • Title Boxing Club - ±3,050 SF - Retail Leasing
  • Descena - ±3,900 SF - Office Leasing

 


LANDLORD REPRESENTATION ASSIGNMENTS

  • Eastmont Town Center, 7200 Bancroft Avenue, Oakland, CA - ±500,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • UC Press Bldg, 2120 Berkely Way, Berkley, CA - ±41,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • 433 Hegenberger, Oakland, CA - ±40,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • 55 Santa Clara Ave, Oakland, CA - ±40,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • 1714 Franklin, Oakland, CA - ±24,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • 303/333 Hegenberger, Oakland, CA - ±130,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • 3022 International Blvd, Oakland, CA - ±30,000 SF - Office Leasing
  • Emeryville Arts Center, Emeryville, CA - ±30,000 SF - Office/Art Studio Leasing 
  • 403 Martin Luther King Blvd, Oakland, CA - ±2,600 SF - Office/Retail Leasing 

Clients Represented


  • Safeway
  • Lane Partners
  • LNR
  • Ridge Capital Investors, LLC
  • Helix Technologies
  • Endaga, Inc.
  • Bentall Kennedt
  • Women's Foundation of CA
  • Positronics
  • RRM Design Group
  • Fluid Digital Marketing
  • American Disabilities Association (ADA)
  • Snap Judgement
  • Teach for America
  • Suffolk Construction
Jake Norton Senior Associate
Lic. 01905366
Oakland 1111 Broadway
Suite 1850
Oakland, CA 94607

Available Properties