The Fox Real Estate and Development Company is an investment firm established to acquire commercial real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area. The firm identifies value-add opportunities where fresh equity capital and operational expertise can reposition or redevelop an asset in order to upgrade the asset's quality, use, performance, and value potential. The company relies upon its deep history and experience in the local market to target situations where it can create enduring value for investors. The company deploys its own capital alongside the equity investments of private parties and can underwrite acquisitions for both short- and long-term hold horizons.
Drawing upon a wealth of transaction experience, market wisdom, vision, creative strategies, and deep local knowledge, the firm seeks to acquire, reposition and manage commercial real estate for the next generation of users of space and their communities.
Eric Fox is the Founder and President of The Fox Real Estate and Development Company. Eric was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Duke University with a bachelor's degree in Economics and completed further study in economics at University College London and in executive education at Stanford.
Eric has been a leader in Bay Area commercial real estate since his career began in 1995. He started at CPS The Commercial Real Estate Company, the Silicon Valley's leading brokerage firm. He became a Partner at CPS and following the firm's acquisition, continued his brokerage career as an Executive Managing Director with Cushman & Wakefield co-leading the institutional investment sales platform in the San Francisco Bay Area. Eric is a California licensed real estate broker license #01209035.
During his career as a broker, Eric advised tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers in developing cogent strategies and successful transaction plans for deals in Silicon Valley and around the world. His experience: more than 400 transactions totaling more than 43 million square feet and approximately $10 billion in value.
Eric has continually augmented his professional career with extensive volunteer work and leadership in the local community.
Non-Profit and Other Board Service:
boys team charity Los Gatos chapter -
2019-Present (Board Member and President)
Silicon Valley NAIOP -
2018-Present (Board Member)
Town of Los Gatos Parks Commission -
2015-2017 (Commissioner and 2017 Chair)
Hillbrook School -
Association of Silicon Valley Brokers -
2009-2016 (Board Member and 2010 President)
San Jose Central YMCA -
2006-2012 (Board of Managers)
Property Types: All commercial types (Office, Industrial, Multifamily, Hospitality, Retail, Land)
Geographies: Silicon Valley, Peninsula, San Francisco
Value Range: $3MM+
Hold Period: Flexible
Present Occupancy: All levels of occupancy will be considered