Ben Paul

Vice Chairman • United States

Lic #01210872

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Ben Paul

Vice Chairman • United States

Lic #01210872

Ben is a Vice Chairman and Market Lead for the northern San Francisco Peninsula office for Cushman & Wakefield.  Focusing on tech office, life science and land development, Ben has consistently been a top performing broker in the Northwest Region.  Ben has the leading market share of exclusive listing assignments in both life science and Class A trophy office projects between San Francisco and Mountain View. His listings are currently in excess of 7 mil SF including over 3.5 million SF of new development life science and TOD office sites. 

Trophy exclusive listing assignments include Stanford University, in Stanford Research Park, Phase 3 for 600,000sf of state-of-the-art new construction life science/lab, IQHQ for 1.1 mil SF plus of start-of-the art life science/lab at South San Francisco CalTrain, The iconic 600,000sf ELCO Yards and Dostart Development’s new 175,000sf 220 Park in downtown Burlingame.

Built projects include the immensely successful Redwood Life (1 mil SF), Hudson Pacific and at Metro Center (.7mil SF).  Ben is highly regarded for structuring many of the peninsula’s largest and most complex leasing and development project sales and leases. 

Over the last decade, Ben has received numerous company awards for top production, leadership, and sourcing multi-market transactions.  Ben was recognized statewide and awarded Person of the Year for the City of Redwood City in 2014. Ben and his four children and lives in West Menlo Park.

  • Stanford University
  • Hudson Pacific Properties
  • Equity Office Properties (EOP)
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors
  • Cornerstone Estate Advisors
  • Boston Properties
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation
  • Hunter Storm Properties
  • JP Morgan
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • Harvest Properties
  • Phase 3
  • Starwood Capital
  • TA Associates
  • OPUS West
  • Embarcadero Capital Partners
  • Blackstone
  • Irvine Companies
  • Dostart Development Co.
  • Illumina
  • Helix
  • AdColony/Opera Software
  • Rudolph and Sletten
  • City of Redwood City
  • NetSuite (now Oracle)
  • Novo Construction
  • Graniterock
  • Ipsen
  • Insidesource
  • InMobi
  • Sares Regis

Lease Transactions

  • Cornerstone, Google, 200,000 SF
  • Kilroy, Box, Inc. 335,000 SF
  • Pacific Shores, Gunderson Dettmer, 100,000 SF
  • Dostart Development, NetSuite, 90,000 SF
  • Matagrano, Inc., Gallo, 130,000 SF


Sale Transactions

  • Starwood Capital, Informatica, 285,000 SF (OFC)
  • Circle Star, San Carlos, 208,000 SF (OFC)
  • Lavenstein Portfolio, 120,000 SF (R&D)
  • 300 & 310 Lakeside, Foster City, 140,000 SF (R&D)
  • Century Centre I, San Mateo, 103,000 SF (OFC)

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My Listings

Multiple Spaces
For Lease • Office
Metro Center I

989 Hillsdale Blvd E.
Foster City, CA 94404
United States

Total Available Space: 60,528 SF

Rental Price: $51.00 USD

For Lease • High Technology
ELCO Yards Building E4 - The Mill

ELCO Yards Building E4 - The Mill
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States

Available Space: 144,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

For Lease • High Technology
ELCO Yards Building E3 - The Loft

ELCO Yards Building E3 - The Loft
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States

Available Space: 130,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

For Lease • High Technology
ELCO Yards Building E2 - The Shop

ELCO Yards Building E2 - The Shop
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States

Available Space: 190,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

Available in Future
For Lease • Office

220 Park Rd
Burlingame, CA 94010
United States

Available Space: 170,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

For Lease • Office
ELCO Yards Building E1 - The Nest

ELCO Yards Building E1 - The Nest , #Entire
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States

Available Space: 128,000 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

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