San Ramon, Calif. – April 14, 2015 – Donor Network West, the third-largest federally designated organ procurement organization and one of the largest tissue recovery organizations in the nation, has signed a lease to occupy an entire floor at 12667 Alcosta Boulevard in Bishop Ranch 15 (BR 15). Donor Network West will occupy 41,039 square feet at BR 15, a four-building campus with free parking, a café, showers and lockers immediately adjacent to the popular Iron Horse biking and jogging trail.
“We couldn’t be more excited about our move to the wonderful business community at Bishop Ranch,” said Cindy Siljestrom, Chief Executive Officer of Donor Network West. “Relocating to San Ramon will enhance our ability to serve our clients more conveniently and effectively. Our new office features outstanding efficiencies, a beautiful landscape, access to an award winning transportation program, and many other amenities for our employees.”
Donor Network West’s mission is to save and improve lives through organ and tissue donation for transplantation. Founded as the California Transplant Donor Network in 1987, it changed its name to Donor Network West in March 2015. Today it serves 175 hospitals, five transplant centers, 44 coroner and medical examiner offices, and more than 500 funeral homes as well as the broader public in northern California and Nevada.The organization will relocate from Oakland to San Ramon in June.
Financial terms of the lease were not disclosed. Jon Elder with JLL represented Donor Network West.
“Donor Network West is the latest example of an innovative, industry-leading company choosing Bishop Ranch,” said Alex Mehran Jr., president and COO of Sunset Development Company. “We focus every day on improving the quality of the environment for the 600 companies who are our customers.”
Donor Network will join corporate neighbors Bank of the West, 24 Hour Fitness, Paychex, FedEx, Sprint and Armanino – one of the largest accounting firms in California. The diverse mix of world-class companies in Bishop Ranch is unparalleled, offering a full-service business community unlike any other throughout the region. For more information, visit bishopranch.com.
Bishop Ranch, owned and operated by Sunset Development Company, is built on a legacy of sound planning and smart growth. Located on 585 acres in the San Ramon Valley, it is the largest mixed-use business community in Northern California. For nearly four decades, Bishop Ranch has continually, carefully grown to become a dynamic center for the modernbusiness. Today, the prosperous surrounding communities — 192,000 residents within a six- mile radius — enjoy an average household income of $162,000.We are home to 30,000 employees at 600 companies in more than 30 industries, Among the tenants are many Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Chevron, General Electric, IBM, PG&E, Robert Half, Bank of the West, Toyota and Berkshire Hathaway. Numerous small businesses in high tech, bio/clean tech, and social software, such as Affiliated Computer Services, Aon eSolutions, Cognizant Technology Solutions and AGIS Network have chosen to locate in this diverse and thriving business environment. Bishop Ranch offers a unique flexibility for the space requirements of companies large and small, and its tenants occupy spaces from 150 square feet to more than 1 million square feet. Employees at Bishop Ranch enjoy a wide range of amenities and on-site services, including award-winning transportation programs, professional seminars and networking opportunities, special offers and discounts, gourmet food trucks and a farmers market. For more information, visit bishopranch.com.
About Donor Network West
Donor Network West saves and heals lives by facilitating organ and tissue recovery for transplantation. The organization was established in 1987, and is an official Donate Life organization accredited by the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Federally designated to serve 40 counties in northern California and Nevada, Donor Network West partners with the Department of Motor Vehicles and the state authorized donor registries. For information, visit www.DonorNetworkWest.org, follow us on Twitter @DonorNetWest or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DonorNetworkWest