Karl Hansen

Executive Vice President

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Karl Hansen specializes in warehouse, flex and office leasing and sales in San Mateo County with a primary focus on the market around SFO. Karl has spent 20 years developing expertise in the San Mateo County warehouse and office market. As the market continues to transform Karl has handled some of the most significant transactions in the local industrial market. Upon joining CBRE in 2012, Karl was a Top 5 Producer in the San Francisco Peninsula Office and for every year since 2014 has achieved the CBRE Gold Circle earning the Senior Vice President designation in 2016. In 2021 Karl accomplished CBRE Platinum Circle designation as a top 10% San Francisco Bay Area producer and was promoted to Executive Vice President. As one of the top industrial real estate agents in San Mateo and San Francisco Counties, he has consistently been named a “Power Broker” since 2006 by Costar Group, an independent commercial real estate research firm.

Karl’s success is derived from utilizing his 20 years of experience, knowledge and focus on the San Francisco Peninsula market, to work with clients to plan and strategically execute real estate solutions. His advisory roles have included investor and owner/user sales, leases, subleases, multi owner property assemblage purchases, built to suit lease/sales, 1031 exchanges, lease/purchase options and environmentally contaminated properties. The network of CBRE offices worldwide, breadth of service areas and unmatched resources allows him to partner and cooperate with colleagues to better achieve all of his client’s real estate goals.