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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.

How One Restaurateur Is Crushing it in America’s Most Competitive Food Town

“When we create a concept, we first start with a real passion for the food and the experience we want to serve our guests. Creating an experience that is ‘transportative’ is critical,” he adds, acknowledging the made-up word as he confesses that Barvale isn’t even trying to be a truly authentic tapas bar; rather, it’s a Californian moment inspired by the culture of Spain without being too obvious.
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La Boulangerie Investment Will Boost Loving Cup Frozen Yogurt to Over 100 Locations

La Boulangerie partners Nicolas Bernadi and Pascal Rigo say they became fans of the frozen yogurt shop, which is owned by couple Liz and Dez Fiedler, as the result of frequent visits from their cafe to the nearby Hayes Valley Loving Cup location. Now they’ll work together to franchise Loving Cup, starting with more stores in the Bay Area.
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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


“...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