The Companion Group Relocating Industrial Operations from SF Bay Area to Sacramento

Photo Source: CoStar SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 20, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today The Companion Group has signed a new lease that will move the company’s long-time industrial operations once housed in the San Francisco East Bay Area northbound to Sacramento, California. The Companion Group, a leading manufacturer of barbecue tools, accessories, and other products for cooking outdoors, will be relocating from Hayward into 100,800 square feet (sf) of warehouse/distribution space in the city of Woodland. The Companion Group, whose existing Hayward lease was set to expire in approximately one year, has been part of the East Bay community for more than three decades. Industrial specialists Kate Woodcox and Michael Harris with Cushman & Wakefield’s Oakland and Sacramento offices represented the tenant in the transaction. “With a higher cost industrial rental environment in the Bay Area, this was a prudent business decision by The Companion Group to [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Bolsters Tenant Rep Services in Bay Area with Hiring of Matt Chatham, Aaron Wright and Hope Keaney

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., December 3, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today the addition of three Tenant Representation specialists in Northern California. Veteran brokers Matt Chatham and Aaron Wright have joined the firm as Executive Managing Directors, and Hope Keaney has joined as an Associate Director. All three professionals will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office and will focus on servicing clients regionally across the Bay Area and nationally. Along with his brokerage role, Chatham will also serve as Cushman & Wakefield’s Tenant Representation Lead for San Francisco. “It is with distinct pleasure that we have hired these very talented services providers, each possessing deep experience, focused discipline and work ethic and strong, sustained client relationships,” said Mike Smith, Cushman & Wakefield’s Managing Principal for the Northwest Region based in San Francisco. “As top tenant representative brokers, Chatham and Wright are individually recognized for their accomplishments in negotiating complex [...]