Chris van Keulen Joins CBRE as Vice President in Oakland

CBRE, Oakland, East Bay, Los Angeles, Commercial Real Estate

Experienced Industrial broker in the East Bay / 880 Corridor

Oakland, Calif.  – CBRE announced today that Chris van Keulen has joined the company as Vice President in the Oakland office. Mr. van Keulen is focused on the leasing and selling of industrial properties in the East Bay with an emphasis on the 880 Corridor. He specializes in representing tenants, owners, developers and investors of industrial property types ranging from multi-tenant industrial parks to large single-user distribution centers.

“Chris has an excellent reputation amongst the client and brokerage communities alike,” says Trevor Thorpe, CBRE’s Managing Director of the San Francisco East Bay offices.  “We are incredibly excited and honored to have Chris join CBRE as a member of our Industrial Services Group.  Our clients will benefit from Chris’ deep knowledge of the Corridor submarkets, his diligent work ethic and transactional acumen.  He’s wise beyond his years, and carries a ton of self-motivation.  Combining Chris’ capability with CBRE’s global platform and expertise creates incredibly compelling solutions for our industrial clients’ needs.”

Mr. van Keulen joins CBRE from Cassidy Turley where he was with the company since 2008 and most recently was Associate Vice President in the Oakland office. He was named as a Top 10 Producer with under 5 years’ experience within the company in 2012, and a Top 5 Producer with under 5 years’ experience in 2013.

Mr. van Keulen graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of CA in 2007 and received his MBA from Saint Mary’s College of CA shortly after in 2010.

“Chris understands how to work hard every day, he brings a focus and intensity to his business practice daily” added Mr. Thorpe. “His energy is contagious, and his values are so strong.  I’m confident Chris and CBRE together means even greater opportunities for our clients.”.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
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