Robert Taylor Joins CBRE as Senior Vice President in Central Valley

CENTRAL VALLEY, CA — JUNE 22, 2017 — CBRE Group, Inc. announces that Robert (Bob) Taylor has joined CBRE as senior vice president with the Central Valley Industrial Practice group. Mr. Taylor who specializes in tenant and landlord representation within the California Central Valley industrial market (Stockton to Bakersfield) focuses on facility optimization, supply chain logistics and solutions analysis, incentives, warehouse/distribution and Capital Markets.

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Mr. Taylor will be working closely with Tom Davis, senior vice president, who joined CBRE in January to lead the Central Valley Industrial Practice group as well as Dave Brennan, senior managing director of CBRE’s Sacramento, Central Valley and Northern Nevada offices in addition to leading CBRE’s Northwest Industrial Network.

“It is terrific timing to bring Bob on board as the industrial market in Central Valley ended Q1 2017 with record low vacancy rate, 2.2%, therefore there is accelerating occupier demand and developer deliveries ramping up to keep pace,” shared Dave Brennan. “Bob’s addition reinforces our commitment to building out our robust industrial team to meet this growing demand in the Central Valley.”

Mr. Taylor has over 28 years of experience representing both Occupier/Buyer and Agency/Seller relationships and has transacted deals including more than 500 acres of development land purchased or sold. During Mr. Taylor’s career, he has been responsible for various industrial projects throughout California’s Central Valley from Sacramento to Solano and San Joaquin Counties. While with Oates, Mr. Taylor was instrumental in the design, implementation and execution of several million square feet of buildings and hundreds of acres of land for development in the Central Valley.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to leverage the considerable resources provided by CBRE and work with Tom and Dave to continue to build a best in class industrial practice group in the strategic Central Valley market,” said Bob Taylor.

Mr. Taylor joins CBRE from JLL where he served as an executive vice president within its Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions Group since 2012. Prior to JLL, Mr. Taylor spent 25 successful years with The Buzz Oates Group of Companies (BOGC).

Mr. Taylor holds a bachelor of science degree in Business/Real Estate and Land Use from Sacramento State University. He is an active member of several national trade organizations including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Member, the Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) and on the local level, the San Joaquin Partnership and Business Council.

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