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CGI is a full service real estate brokerage specializing in the leasing and sale of restaurants, specialty food concepts and numerous retail categories. We represent tenants, landlords, developers and investors in the Bay Area, on the West Coast and in other Major Markets. Welcome.


In the news

CGI and its clients are often featured in San Francisco Magazine, Bon Appetit, Saveur and The New York Times. Below are recent stories. To see our news archive, click here.

Cooking Demo with M.Y. China and Tap 415 Chefs

Long term CGI clients, Martin Yan (MY China) and Mathew Dolan (Tap 415) collaborate on a cooking demonstration and book signing at Westfield San Francisco Centre.

Picture Credit: Matthew Dolan 10/31/2017

Eat This Now: 15 Fall Dishes to Try in the Bay Area

Fresh pappardelle at Donato & Co.
“Like at his restaurants DESCO and Donato Enoteca, chef and co-owner Donato Scotti is upping the Bay Area’s pasta game, yet again. The runaway must-order dish at this Berkeley concept with Gianluca Guglielmi (previously A.G. Ferrari’s executive chef) is the fresh pappardelle…”
SF Chronicle

The hottest spots in Hayes Valley

A Mano
“This Italian restaurant is in its premier season on Hayes Street, but it seems destined for a long run. Pizza here is among the best around, and the small plates make the best ofz the season: fried pole beans with caper aioli, cauliflower with lemon and chiles, and squid with corn and shishito peppers…”
SF Chronicle


“...Carol’s reputation acknowledges her as the premier restaurant expert in Northern California... The bottom line is that she is a really smart lady with a lot of good ideas and she would be an asset to any project.”
Willie L. Brown, Jr., 41st Mayor of San Francisco, political columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle