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Josh Nelson

Josh Nelson

First Vice President

License: Lic. 01371008

Josh Nelson First Vice President
Lic. 01371008
Walnut Creek 2175 N. California Boulevard
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Professional Experience

Josh Nelson specializes in corporate occupier lease and sales transactions for public and private companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Mr. Nelson brings fifteen years of commercial real estate experience which includes local-to-national corporate real estate leasing and acquisition/disposition assignments. This proficiency allows Mr. Nelson and his team to develop efficient and effective solutions that align with corporate business objectives.

Mr. Nelson and his team have been an integral part of the East Bay's most noteworthy transactions for clients such as UC Davis (multiple East Bay assignments), Teleflex/Neotract (71,000 SF), City National Bank (25,000 SF), a banking company (43,000 SF), EDF Renewable Energy (multiple USA and Canada assignments), Northwestern Mutual, and a large regional "utility company" (175,000 SF).

In addition, he runs all West Coast leasing assignments for Caliber Home Loans who maintains 500 offices nationwide. He and his partner, Chris Sido (Dallas, TX) who manages East Coast leasing assignments, provide this transaction advisory on a national basis.

Mr. Nelson is an alumnus and scholarship athlete of University of California, Santa Barbara. He lives in Walnut Creek with his wife and two children. Outside of the office he enjoys an active lifestyle of mountain biking, traveling with his family, and participating in amateur sports-car racing events. 

Significant Transactions



 Clients  Transaction Type  SF
 Large Public Utility  Lease  ±175,000
 Private Investor  Building Sale to BASS  ±100,000
 Confidential Co-Working Company  Lease  ±85,000
 NeoTract, Inc. | Teleflex  Lease | Regional HQ  ±71,000
 Confidential Banking Company  Lease  ±44,000 
 Fluor  Lease  ±36,000
 Caliber Home Loans  Lease  ±32,000
 Stearns Lending  Leases/Multiple Northern California Locations  ±30,000
 City National Bank  Lease  ±25,000
 EDF Renewal Energy  Leases/North American Locations  ±25,000
 BKF Engineers  Lease  ±14,500
 Newport Group  Lease  ±13,500
 UC Davis Grad School of Management  Lease  ±13,000
 Private Engineering Firm  Building Sale  ±9,700
 INS Zoom  Building Purchase  ±8,000
 UC Davis Alzheimer’s Clinic  Lease  ±4,000


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • CBRE Occupier Advisory Group
  • Walnut Knolls Association – President


  • University of California, Santa Barbara

Clients Represented

  • Avitus Group
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • BenefitMall
  • BKF Engineers
  • Banc of California
  • Caliber Home Loans
  • Derivative Path
  • Fluor
  • First American Title
  • Hormel
  • Hartford Steam Boiler
  • Jensen Hughes
  • Lumos Partners
  • NTT Data
  • Provident Savings Bank
  • UC Davis GSM
  • UC Davis Alzheimer’s Clinic
  • XenData
  • Zimmer BIOMET
Josh Nelson First Vice President
Lic. 01371008
Walnut Creek 2175 N. California Boulevard
Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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