Monday, October 19, 2020

In Your City S3 Ep 2 - Erickson Ranch Jams


Join us, as we talk to Victoria and Ray Erickson about the history of their farm,
their flourishing jam business, and exciting plans they have for the future.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Two New Retail Spaces Available In Strategic Location



BRAND NEW construction w/ large parking lot! 2 retail spaces available! Lease one or both suites. The total leasable square footage is 2,344 SF.

260 Pittman Road has a strategic location at one of the most critical retail & food venues in Fairfield. This area is bustling with locals & workers and highly trafficked by drivers & travelers 24/7. Easy access to I-80, I-680 & Highway 12.  With the abundance of freeway traffic, this popular Cordelia exit is Fairfield’s busiest food, gas & hotel area!

This location is in close proximity to hundreds of new homes, luxury apartments, Green Valley, Suisun Valley, Solano College, North Bay, Sutter Health, Business Park & Tech companies. Next to popular businesses like Denny’s, 7/11, Burger King, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Scandia, etc. There are several hotels in the vicinity like Fairfield Marriot, La Quinta, Travelodge, Homewood Suites by Hilton, etc.

See more about this property here.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

1,250 Sq. Ft. Commercial Condo In Great Location


Trystan with Premier Commercial shows off this great commercial condo that is 1250 sqft and available for sale. This space is currently set up for medical offices but can be modified for any professional office use. See more at http://www.pcres.net or call Trystan at 707-436-7300

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Comfortable Office Space One Block From Downtown Fairfield


Trystan with Premier Commercial shows off a great commercial office space that could be customized for various uses. See more at https://www.pcres.net

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Beautiful Bayside Benicia Office Building


Trystan gives a mini-tour of this newly renovated professional office building.  It is 6000 sqft and is located in the beautiful bayside city of Benicia, CA.  It is close to the freeway for easy access to the surrounding areas such as the San Francisco bay area and the Sacramento Valley.  

Here is a link to the listing for more details: https://www.1001madisonst.com/

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Economic Notes Episode 3 - Solano EDC


Learn about the Solano Economic Development Corporation and how it benefits businesses in Fairfield.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Your Solano County Commercial Real Estate Source


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Here to save you time throughout the entire process, advocate, and provide you with resources to maximize your yields and return on investments.

The Firms team comprises over 100 years of combined experience, principals of 75+ years, Premier Commercial, Inc., has a solid foundation in the community.

Our Services include Industrial, Office and Retail leasing, Investment Property Sales, Subdivision Land Sales, Real Estate Investment Opportunities, Development Consulting, Business Opportunities, Apartment Sales, Property Management, and Real Estate Lending.

Contact our team to get started today. See our website at https://www.pcres.net/

Monday, September 28, 2020

What Do Landscapes Tell Us About Our Culture? | Linnea Sando | TEDxHelena


What do landscapes tell us about our culture? What is the value of reading landscapes? Landscapes can say a lot about a community's culture and values. Ph.D. Candidate, MSU

Linnea Sando is a Ph.D. Candidate in Earth Sciences at Montana State University.  She teaches, researches and writes about the geography of our human world.  Her research has explored the creation and evolution of place identities across the American West, ethnic landscapes in eastern South Dakota and the influence of agricultural economies on places in the Midwest and West.  Linnea's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at regional and national conferences. 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Great Ground Floor Office Space Two Blocks From I-80 Freeway In Fairfield CA


Ground floor office space located in Parkside Professional Center on a major arterial road, near Solano Town Center.

The suite includes a waiting area, four private offices, a private restroom, and a large storage room with cabinets.

See the flyer here.

Call Trystan Roberts at 707-436-7300 for more information

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Benicia is a Great Location and Unique in the Bay Area


Benicia, California is a great place to live and to do business. Here is a bit of history of Benicia that may be of interest courtesy of Wikipedia:

The City of Benicia was founded on May 19, 1847, by Dr. Robert Semple, Thomas O. Larkin, and Comandante General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, on land sold to them by General Vallejo in December 1846. It was named for the General's wife, Francisca Benicia Carillo de Vallejo. The General intended that the city be named "Francisca" after his wife, but this name was dropped when the former city of "Yerba Buena" changed its name to "San Francisco," so her second given name was used instead. In his memoirs, William Tecumseh Sherman contended that Benicia was "the best natural site for a commercial city" in the region. It is said that in 1848 first word of gold found at Sutter's Mill was leaked at a Benicia Tavern thus starting the Gold Rush. Benicia became a way station on the way to the Sierras.

Benicia was the third site selected to serve as the California state capital, and its newly constructed city hall was California's capitol from February 11, 1853, to February 25, 1854. Soon after the legislature was moved to the courthouse in Sacramento, which has remained the state capital ever since. The restored capitol is part of the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park and is the only building remaining of the state's early capitols, which were in San Jose and Vallejo. Benicia was also the county seat of Solano County until 1858, when that was moved to Fairfield.

The original campus of Mills College was founded in Benicia in 1852 as the Young Ladies Seminary, and was the first women's college west of the Rocky Mountains. Before moving to Oakland in 1871, it was located on West I Street, just north of First Street.

On June 5, 1889, the legendary prize fight between James J. Corbett and Joe Choynski was held on a barge off the coast of Benicia. The match lasted 28 rounds, and is now commemorated by a plaque near Southampton Bay.

From 1860 to 1861, Benicia was indirectly involved in the Pony Express. When riders missed their connection with a steamer in Sacramento, they would continue on to Benicia and cross over to Martinez via the ferry. One of the earliest companies in California, the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, established a major shipyard in Benicia in the 19th century. The prolific shipbuilder Matthew Turner formed the Matthew Turner Shipyard at Benicia in 1883. Benicia became an important wheat storage and shipping site. It was also the site of the United States Army's Benicia Arsenal.

In 1879, the Central Pacific Railroad rerouted the Sacramento-Oakland portion of its transcontinental line, establishing a major railroad ferry across the Carquinez Strait from Benicia to Port Costa. The world's largest ferry, the Solano, later joined by the even larger Contra Costa, carried entire trains across the Carquinez Strait from Benicia to Port Costa, from whence they continued on to the Oakland Pier.

In 1901, the world's first long-distance powerline crossing over Carquinez Strait was built. After California's wheat output dropped in the early 20th century and especially after the Southern Pacific (which took over the operations of the Central Pacific) constructed a railroad bridge at Martinez in 1930 to replace the ferry crossing, Benicia declined until the economic boom of World War II, which doubled the population to about 7,000 residents.

A major fire on March 22, 1945, destroyed a half-block of businesses, including the nearly-century-old “old brewery”, and the Solano Hotel, with flames briefly threatening the old state capitol, now an historical landmark. A roof fire was quickly extinguished and the structure was not badly damaged. Losses were estimated at $125,000.

Two developments in the early 1960s would completely change Benicia: The closing of the Benicia Arsenal in 1960–64, and the completion of the Benicia–Martinez Bridge in 1962. The closing of the Arsenal removed Benicia's traditional economic base, but allowed city leaders to create an industrial park on Arsenal land which eventually provided more revenue for the city than the Army had. The completion of the Benicia-Martinez Bridge made it possible for the city to become a suburb of San Francisco and Oakland, and suburban development in the Benicia hills began in the late 1960s.

On December 20, 1968, near the Benicia water pumping station on Lake Herman Road, the Zodiac Killer made his debut by killing Vallejo natives David Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen as they rested or "necked" in Faraday's car. Near the same area on July 4 of the following year, the killer struck again, killing Darlene Elizabeth Ferrin and injuring Michael Mageau at the Blue Rock Springs Park in Vallejo, immediately next to Benicia.

Northeast of the town's residential areas an oil refinery was built and completed in 1969 by Humble Oil (later Exxon Corporation). The refinery was later bought by Valero Energy Corporation, a San Antonio-based oil company, in 2000.

Between 1970 and 1995, the population of Benicia grew steadily at a rate of about 1,000 people per year, and the city changed from a poor, blue-collar town of 7,000 to a white-collar bedroom suburb of 27,000.