Market Reconnaissance, Solicitation and Evaluation of Proposals for the Ground-Leasing and Development of Industrial and Retail Facilities on 150-acres of Land at the Site of the California Institute for Men

Client: State of California, Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Division After conducting the market assessment that identified the highest and best uses and scale of supportable development for the site, Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) assisted with the preparation of a solicitation package for the development and long-term ground-leasing of a portion of… Read More

Planning, Reorganization, Environmental Remediation, Entitlement, Financing and Redevelopment of an 84-Acre Former Steel Mill

Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) and GG+A Founding Principals Claude Gruen and Nina Gruen were appointed Special Masters by the Federal District Court of Northern California for a former steel company (Pacific States Steel Corporation) whose principal asset was a site in Union City, California. At the time of the appointment in 1999, the site… Read More

Financial Analysis and Negotiation Support for Redevelopment of San Diego DMV Site

Client: State of California, Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Department GG+A was engaged by the State of California Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Department, to provide analysis and negotiation support for the redevelopment and ground lease of a 6-acre site in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego currently occupied by the… Read More

Re-Programming and Implementing Redevelopment of West Gateway Site

Client:  Village of Schiller Park (IL) The Village of Schiller Park previously established a tax increment finance district for an approximately 26-acre area bounded by Irving Park Road to the north, Mannheim Road to the west, Belle Plaine Avenue to the south and Interstate 294 to the east. The redevelopment area adjoins the south cargo… Read More

Market Analysis, Real Estate Economic Analysis, and Negotiation Support for Re-use and Disposition of Surplus Property

Client:  State of California Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Division, Asset Planning and Enhancement Branch GG+A served as the market and real estate economic analyst on a multi-disciplinary team engaged by the State of California Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Division, Asset Planning and Enhancement Branch to prepare a plan for… Read More

Market and Financial Evaluation of West Village Center Development

Client:  Village of Wilmette (IL) GG+A was retained to review and evaluate developer proposals for the 1.7-acre West Village Center.  The developer evaluation was directed toward identifying a preferred developer who would have the capacity to select and implement a development program likely to be sustainable over the long run and create spill over benefits… Read More