Starboard Commercial Real Estate Announces the Launch of New Office-Trading Service, Starboard Commercial real estate San Francisco Bay Area Hans Hansson

COVID-19 Has Changed The Needs For Most Businesses; New Service Enables Bay Area Companies to Trade Entire Office Spaces For One That’ll Meet Their Needs Now

SAN FRANCISCO,  Calif.- June 25, 2020- Starboard Commercial Real Estate, privately owned and locally-based San Francisco commercial real estate firm, announced today the launch of its office-trading service,, to specifically address the challenges that Bay Area business owners face from COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. 


Since the pandemic, many businesses’ office needs have changed. Owners may be looking for more space to accommodate social distancing, and some may be looking for less space as they transition the majority of their employees to working remotely. offers businesses a means to trade commercial office space for a more desired one. Specialized agents will find an office match, manage all the paperwork and leasing terms, and work with respective landlords to facilitate a seamless office trade. 

“As the commercial real estate market rapidly evolves due to the global pandemic, will open doors for many business owners who feel ‘stuck’ in their lease agreements,” said Hans Hansson, president, principal and founding partner of Starboard Commercial Real Estate.

Key features include:

●      Access a secure and private online portal with significant office options in terms of size, location, duration of the sublease, and additional features. 

●      A dedicated agent is available to provide real-time information and answers to questions throughout the process. 

●      Trades may include furniture and office equipment too – depending on the needs of the business. 

● will not interfere with existing broker relationships. 

●      Listings remain private to the public and the listing address is only disclosed once a match has been found.

●      Only when a transaction occurs, clients pay a small fee of $2 per square foot per (remaining) year on the lease.

●      Exclusive off-market spaces are available through the service.

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About Starboard Commercial Real Estate

Starboard Commercial Real Estate is the largest independently owned commercial real estate company in San Francisco, California. Starboard was established in 1991 with a unique vision of what a commercial real estate firm should be. With a combined total of 55 years representing landlords and tenants, members of the firm are devoted to serving clients with the highest ethics and professionalism. By implementing the latest technology, Starboard combines innovative market techniques with hard work, pursuing every opportunity to meet its clients’ commercial property goals. Our brokers are highly qualified professionals supported by skilled support staff and a full-service in-house graphic and website design team. Our brokers have access to critical information on existing tenants in San Francisco and more than 1,814 office buildings and over 103 million square feet of office space throughout San Francisco.

In 2000, Starboard became the San Francisco member of TCN Worldwide Real Estate Services, a national affiliation of independent real estate firms located in more than 200 markets with 62 offices in 8 countries, including North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Using national and international real estate expertise, Starboard provides clients with local know-how on a global scale. Hans Hansson, managing principal, previously served on TCN Worldwide’s Board of Directors and served as regional vice president for two years. For more information, visit

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