Brooks Baker specializes in the sales and leasing of industrial and flex properties along the 880 Corridor and in the greater East Bay. He advises and represents investors and occupiers of all sizes and types including warehousing, logistics, transportation, food manufacturing and ecommerce.
Prior to joining CBRE’s Advisory & Transactions Services group, Brooks served as the lead researcher for CBRE’s East Bay offices. His background in research enables him to provide comprehensive and high-level statistical analysis into both historical and current market trends—to best advise his clients and obtain the most advantageous positioning on their behalf. He also nurtures and maintains strong personal relationships with his clients to better understand their needs and execute what is most important to them. Brooks brings his hard work and perseverance as strategic partner to global corporations and entrepreneurial clients alike.
To date, he has represented tenants in over 1 million SF of leasing and sales transactions. His most notable transactions include a 119,000 SF in Oakland, CA where he represented both the landlord and multi-national tenant, Rexel, as well as a 73,804 SF lease in Oakland where he represented the tenant to help open their flagship Bay Area facility.
Brooks graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations with a minor in Sociology from the University of California, Davis, where he was also a member of the football team. He currently resides in Hayes Valley and in his free time enjoys golf, basketball and being outdoors.
NAIOP YPG Member
State of California Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent
University of California Davis, Bachelor of Arts, 2012
Terreno Realty Corp.
Food Matters Again
Ford Green Wing
Rexel, 955 Kennedy St, Oakland, 119,000 SF
Confidential 610 85th Ave, Oakland, 73,904 SF
Agilent, 3132 Bay Center Place, Hayward, 44,280 SF
My Move, 2480 Verna Ct, San Leandro, 36,000 SF
Johnson Controls,1615-1625 Alvarado St, San Leandro, 34,368 SF
Storer Transportation, 3450 Enterprise Ave, Hayward, 2.5 Ac
Our team is the industry leading brokerage team specializing in industrial space.
The Oakland Industrial team is the industry leading brokerage team specializing in industrial space, with a broad network, proven success, unstoppable momentum, and a deep history with the Oakland Industrial Corridor. The Team has excelled in representing commercial real estate clients for both the owner/landlords and buyer/tenants. They have unparalleled optics and knowledge of the local and global marketplace and have proven their ability to create solutions that effectively and efficiently achieves maximum value for their clients. They have completed over 2,000 transactions consisting of both sales and leasing the greater Oakland Industrial Corridor totaling over 8 million square feet since 2014. Our team has led the charge in new speculative development leasing projects whereby the majority has pre-leased before construction completed. From 2017-Present we have completed 24 transactions over 100,000 sq. ft.
They believe in building relationships with their clients and will take the time to understand their needs and desires. They pride themselves in giving clients straight forward advice based on current trends in the market that will lead to the completion of prudent real estate transactions.
The team offers a full range of integrated services, including: