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The "Top Deals and the People Who Made Them Happen" represent the top leases and sales in Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties. They are based on submissions by brokerages and Business Journal research. Sales and leases are listed separately by county.

Jump to: Marin Co. sales, Napa Co. leases, Napa Co. sales, Solano Co. leases, Solano Co. sales, Sonoma Co. leases, Sonoma Co. salesMarin Co. leasesMarin Executive Center, 4000 Civic Center Dr., San RafaelSize: 74,164 square feetTenant: Sutter HealthProcuring agent: Trevor Buck of Cassidy TurleyOwner: BIT HoldingsListing agent: Haden Ongaro, Brian Eisberg and Mark Carrington of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankSigned: Feb. 13, 2013

This renewal helps keep vacancy in the north San Rafael market fairly stable, according to Trevor Buck of Cassidy Turley.2370 Kerner Blvd. #100 & 200, San RafaelSize: 52,454 square feetTenant: Managed Health Network, Inc.Procuring agent: Jones Lang LaSalle and Brian Eisberg of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankOwner: San Rafael Land CompanyListing agent: Brian EisbergSigned: Nov. 12, 2012

This deal shows "San Rafael’s continuing vibrancy as an excellent location for large businesses to keep major facilities," according to Brian Eisberg.Civic Center Plaza, 3950 Civic Center Dr., San RafaelSize: 46,766 square feetTenant: AutodeskProcuring agent: n/aOwner: Broadreach Capital PartnersListing agent: Brian Foster and Trevor Buck of Cassidy TurleySigned: June 9, 2012

This confirmed Autodesk's commitment to the North Bay along with their growth in San Rafael, according to Brian Foster and Trevor Buck . The company refurbished one of their long-held buildings to be LEED-certified and went from a private-office environment to an open-office floorplan.1033 Third St., San RafaelSize: 34,025 square feetTenant: Kaiser Foundation Health PlanProcuring agent: Whitney Strotz and Greg Moss of Cassidy TurleyOwner: Monahan Pacific Development CorpListing agent: Jones Lang LaSalleSigned: March 15, 2013

Kaiser had a number of custom improvements to the space and negotiated a lease renewal, keeping the income stream for the owner, according to Whitney Strotz.90 Windward Way, San RafaelSize: 38,000 square feetTenant: EO ProductsProcuring agent: Brian Foster and Trevor Buck of Cassidy TurleyOwner: Universal Portfolio, San RafaelListing agent: n/aSigned: May 17, 2012

As EO Products considered East Bay expansion options, the company’s real estate agents approached the owner of 90 Windward Way, a number of other east San Rafael industrial buildings and Keller Estate Winery southeast of Petaluma. The building wasn’t on the market, but the agents tried reaching out to the owner after the shuttering of startup movie model maker Kerner Optical there in 2011.Hamilton Landing, 4 Hamilton Landing, #200, NovatoSize: 23,520 square feetTenant: Activision Blizzard, Inc.Procuring agent: Matthew Miller of CRESA PartnersOwner: Hamilton Marin, LLCListing agent: Brian Eisberg, Haden Ongaro and Mark Carrington of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankSigned: Sept. 14, 2012

Hamilton Landing has attracted creative firms, including digital movie graphics and video game developers. This game company more than doubled its space and number of employees in this lease renewal-expansion.Hamilton Landing, 4 Hamilton Landing, #100, NovatoSize: 22,266 square feet Tenant: Marin Individual Practice AssociatesProcuring agent: n/aOwner: Hamilton Marin, LLCListing agent: Brian Eisberg, Haden Ongaro and Mark Carrington of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankSigned: April 13, 2012

As part of the growth of Marin-Sonoma IPA, now called Meritage Medical Network, the company expanded its space at Hamilton Landing.

Marin Executive Center, 4000 Civic Center Dr., #400, San RafaelSize: 22,015 square feetTenant: Telltale GamesProcuring agent: Roger Smith of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankOwner: BIT Holdings, 45, Inc.Listing agent: Haden Ongaro, Brian Eisberg and Mark Carrington of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankSigned: Oct. 31, 2012

Another example of a growing Marin County video game company, Telltale wanted to provide their employees with amenities such as spectacular views from decks that wrap around the building for dining and entertaining, according to the listing agents.Hamilton Landing, 6 Hamilton Landing, #150 & 200, NovatoSize: 22,015 square feetTenant: Take-Two InteractiveProcuring agent: n/aOwner: Hamilton Marin, LLCListing agent: Brian Eisberg, Haden Ongaro, Mark Carrington of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankSigned: September 2012

This lease renewal-expansion by yet another Marin County video game company was a one-third increase in Take-Two's space at Hamilton Landing. The company already was the largest tenant that occupies the development. Walt Disney Co. still has 120,000 square feet of vacant space under lease there.1654 Second St., San RafaelSize: 13,100 square feetTenant: Democratic Central Committee of MarinProcuring agent: John Wright of HL CommercialOwner: Richard SchwartzListing agent: Nick Egide and Samuel Ko of Meridian CommercialSigned: July 7, 2012

Marin Co. salesTiburon waterfront portfolio, 1 Main St., TiburonSize: 71,654 square feetBuyer: ACV Argo Tiburon, LPBuyer agent: n/aSeller: MSP Tiburon LPListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Dec. 14, 2012Price: $17,000,000

A joint venture between A&C Ventures, Inc., of Sonoma and Argonaut Investments, LLC, of Corte Madera, purchased 10 downtown Tiburon retail and office buildings. This is their fourth joint venture in the last two years. The sale price equated to $237 a square foot and a capitalization rate of 7.61 percent.

The seller was overseen by Barbara Abrams, a longtime town resident and daughter of Fred Zelinsky. Operator of giant painting contacting company D. Zelinsky and Sons, he purchased much of the property along Main Street and what is now Tiburon Boulevard in 1956.Village at Novato, 7514 Redwood Blvd., NovatoSize: 20,043 square feetBuyer: ROIC CaliforniaBuyer agent: Dan Wald, Jonathan Heaton, David Christensen of Cassidy Turley and Mark Koenig of TerranomicsSeller: Village of Novato, LLCListing agent: Dan Wald and Eric Kathrein of Cassidy TurleyEscrow closed: June 11, 2012Price: $10,300,000

The retail center had one vacancy at the time of sale. Key tenants are Trader Joe’s, Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy and Starbucks. Also part of the deal were nearly six acres of adjacent land.Alterra Apartments, 155 Nova Albion Way, San RafaelSize: 25,310 square feet, 30 unitsBuyer: Car Town Santa Clara, LLCBuyer agent: Michael Henshaw & Steve Souter of Marcus & MillichapSeller: PUR Colonial Apartments, LLCListing agent: Vince Schwab and Erich Reichenbach of Marcus & MillichapEscrow closed: March 7, 2013Price: $6,900,000

An affiliate of Pacific Urban Residential Properties in San Francisco called it The Colonial Apartments before the sale. The sale price was the equivalent of $230,000 per unit, nearly $273 a square foot and 11.09 times gross rents. It was built in 1960 and last upgraded in 2012.West End Villas, 1600 Third St., San RafaelSize: 18,674 square feet, 25 unitsBuyer: D. & G. Schreuder Family Trust, NovatoBuyer agent: Marcus & MillichapSeller: West End Villa Apartments, LP, San FranciscoListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Dec. 28, 2012Price: $5,085,000

The sale price for this complex, built in 1985, was $203,400 per unit, nearly $273 per square foot, a capitalization rate of 5 percent and 11.76 times gross rental income.140 Lower Via Casitas, GreenbraeSize: 19 unitsBuyer: Rutherford InvestmentsProcuring agent: Ron Giannini of Keegan & CoppinSeller: Professional Investors Fund XIListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Oct. 30, 2012Price: $4,800,0002138--2140 Fourth St., San RafaelSize: 5,895 square feetBuyer: EdenEcho, LLCProcuring agent: Matt Brown of Meridian CommercialOwner: Victorian Village, LLCListing agent: Matt Storms of Keegan & CoppinCompleted: July 2012Price: $1,950,000

Napa Co. leases50--80 Technology Ct., NapaSize: 207,000 square feetTenant: Wineshipping.comProcuring agent: Chris Neeb, Glen Dowling and Matt Bracco of Cushman & WakefieldOwner: Technology Court, LLCListing agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: June 25, 2012

Wineshipping.com expanded its south Napa presence for wine order fulfillment since its relocation from Sonoma.1175 Commerce Blvd., American CanyonSize: 200,928 square feetTenant: Barry CallebautProcuring agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldOwner: SDG Commerce 201, LLCListing agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: May 1, 2012

The chocolate confections maker renewed the lease on its large south Napa Valley plant.37 Executive Way, NapaSize: 165,000 square feetTenant: Trinchero Family EstatesProcuring agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldOwner: Napa Valley Crossroads PG, LLCListing agent: Matt Bracco, Chris Neeb and Glen Dowling of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: Nov. 10, 2012

The St. Helena-based company extended its wine warehouse lease.50--80 Technology Ct., NapaSize: 192,597 square feetTenant: Biagi Brothers, Inc.Procuring agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldOwner: Technology Court, LLCListing agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: Dec. 10, 2012

Wine warehouser and transporter Biagi Bros. added a new location, moving into former Constellation Brands and Hasbro OddzOn space. Part of the space was allocated for a larger facility for VinLux Wine Transport, started as a joint venture between Jackson Family Wines and Biagi.1166 Commerce Blvd., American CanyonSize: 106,202 square feetTenant: Biagi Brothers, Inc.Procuring agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldOwner: Broadstone Real Estate, LLCListing agent: Matt Bracco, Chris Neeb and Glen Dowling of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: Dec. 15, 2012

Biagi Bros. expanded its wine warehouse portfolio to accommodate more posting.21 Executive Way, NapaSize: 98,887 square feetTenant: Trinchero Family EstatesProcuring agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldOwner: Whal Properties LPListing agent: Matt Bracco, Chris Neeb and Glen Dowling of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: Nov. 10, 2012

The St. Helena-based wine company expanded its wine storage facilities1175 Commerce Blvd., American CanyonSize: 17,500 square feet of wine warehouseTenant: Sonoma County Vintners Co-OpProcuring agent: Shawn Johnson of Keegan & CoppinOwner: SDB Commerce 201, LLCListing agent: Glen Dowling, Matt Bracco and Chris Neeb of Cushman & WakefieldSigned: May 2012

As part of its expansion of pick-and-pack wine order fulfillment to Napa Valley, the company expanded its American Canyon facility.

Napa Co. sales765 Skyway Ct., NapaSize: 90,300 square feetBuyer: Lowenberg Corp., San FranciscoBuyer agent: Matt Bracco, Chris Neeb & Glen Dowling of Cushman & WakefieldSeller: Skyway Court, LLCListing agent: Matt Bracco, Chris Neeb & Glen Dowling of Cushman & WakefieldEscrow closed: Aug. 27Price: $8.25 million

Lowenberg Corp. continued its active acquisition of warehouse buildings in Napa and Solano counties.607 Airpark Rd., NapaSize: 30,000 square footBuyer: Wagner Pierce Blicker, LLCBuyer agent: Jeff Feeney of CBCBVSeller: Carlsen Investments & Panattoni InvestmentsListing agent: Matt Bracco, Glen Dowling and Chris Neeb of Cushman & Wakefield and Michael Moffett of Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokers of the ValleyEscrow closed: Aug. 15Price: $2.8 million

Blicker Pierce Wagner Wine Merchants, an online retailer of fine and rare collectibles that is better known as BP Wine, and the owners’ “flash” online wine sales venture Last Bottle Wines are growing so quickly that they are have secured a much larger south Napa warehouse.500 & 700 Gateway Dr., NapaSize: 15,876 square feetBuyer: M&Y Properties, LLCBuyer agent: n/aSeller: Mattson Properties, LLCListing agent: Michael Moffett of Coldwell Banker Commercial Brokers of the ValleyEscrow closed: April 19, 2012Price: $1.825 million

The owners of Anette’s Chocolates, the oldest operating chocolate producer in Napa Valley, planned to greatly increase capacity to make wholesale confections by opening a second local factory. So they purchased this building in Napa Valley Gateway Business Park.

Solano Co. leases2031 & 2041 Cessna Dr., VacavilleSize: 565,327 square feetTenant: Pacific CycleProcuring agent: Bret DeMartini of Colliers InternationalOwner: Oates-Rabin Vacaville, LLCListing agent: Buzz Oates EnterprisesSigned: Sept. 19, 2012

In the largest single North Bay lease by square footage, Pacific Cycle renewed its commitment to the space.363 Industrial Ct., BeniciaSize: 211,754 square feetTenant: Santa Clara Warehouses, Inc.Procuring agent: Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalOwner: Walton CWCA Benicia Warehouse 21 LLCListing agent: Tony Binswanger and Brian Slocum of Colliers InternationalSigned: May 1, 2012

Santa Clara Warehouses snatched up a number of large Solano County distribution spaces in 2012. This lease renewal was in the county's largest business park and among the largest of the county's deals, according to Colliers International.539 Stone Rd., BeniciaSize: 122,000 square feetTenant: Santa Clara Warehouses, Inc.Procuring agent: Tony Binswanger and Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalOwner: Walton CWCA Benicia Warehouse 21 LLCListing agent: Brian Slocum of Colliers InternationalSigned: April 1, 2013540 Stone Rd., BeniciaSize: 120,000 square feetTenant: Santa Clara Warehouses, Inc.Procuring agent: Phil Garrett and Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalOwner: Tulloch Construction, Inc.Listing agent: Phil Garrett and Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalSigned: Aug. 1, 20122400 Cordelia Rd., FairfieldSize: 109,947 square feetTenant: AANW, Inc., dba Airstream Adventures Nor CalProcuring agent: Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalOwner: Adobe Lumber IncListing agent: Brooks Pedder and Phil Garrett of Colliers InternationalSigned: March 11, 2013767 Eubanks Dr., VacavilleSize: 97,920 square feetTenant: Pacific Cycle Inc.Procuring agent: Bret DeMartini of Colliers InternationalOwner: Kimberly BranaghListing agent: Lee & AssociatesSigned: Jan. 1, 2013

Pacific Cycled renewed its lease for this space.2320 Cordelia Rd., FairfieldSize: 91,200 square feet of distribution spaceTenant: QX Warehouse, Inc.Procuring agent: Graden Travis & Tyler Epting of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankOwner: Fair Oaks Technology Park LLCListing agent: Graden Travis & Tyler EptingSigned: April 20122339 Courage Dr., FairfieldSize: 40,000 square feet of industrial spaceTenant: Food Bank of Contra Costa & SolanoProcuring agent: Tyler Epting and Graden Travis of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankOwner: Jaeger Mchugh, LLCListing agent: n/aSigned: April 2012

Solano Co. sales500 Crocker Dr., VacavilleSize: 681,500 square feetBuyer: US REIF Vacaville California, LLCProcuring agent: n/aSeller: GEBP Westport TrustListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Sept. 25, 2012Price: n/a

One of the North Bay's largest distribution facilities, this food-processing, warehouse and distribution building is leased to Mariani Packing Co.340--350 Travis Blvd., FairfieldSize: 82,000 square feet in 600 self-storage units and a 7,840-square-foot retail centerBuyer: RHW Capital Management Group and Woodbridge Capital PartnersProcuring agent: Tom de Jong, Phil Garrett and Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalSeller: Channel PropertiesListing agent: Tom de Jong, Phil Garrett and Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalEscrow closed: June 15, 2012Price: $7,700,000Cordelia Road near Chadbourne Road, FairfieldSize: 43 acresBuyer: Buzz Oates Development, LPProcuring agent: Phil Garrett, Jon Quick and Brooks Pedder of Colliers InternationalSeller: City of FairfieldListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Nov. 1, 2012Price: $4,500,000

Buzz Oates Development plans to break ground this spring on the first of two distribution centers totaling 791,000 square feet. The first building would be completed by year-end and the second by the end of 2014. Declining vacancy rates will lead to the resurgence of land sales and development of build-to-suit and speculative buildings --particularly for larger warehouses -- in the coming months and years, according to Jon Quick.5100--5150 E. Second St., BeniciaSize: 40,320 square feetBuyer: Kossan Rubber IndustriesProcuring agent: Cushman & WakefieldSeller: Thomas O McLaughlinListing agent: Phil Garrett and Jon Quick of Colliers InternationalEscrow closed: June 28, 2012Price: $3,680,000

Kossan Rubber Industries purchased its production plant.4957 Allison Pkwy., VacavilleSize: 53,575 square feetBuyer: Gold Key Property, LLCProcuring agent: Jon Quick of Colliers InternationalSeller: Martindale Investments, LLCListing agent: Stephen Power DevelopmentEscrow closed: Dec. 21, 2012Price: $2,500,000

Gold Key Property is not only an investor but also connected to a user of the industrial facility.

Sonoma Co. leasesAirport Corporate Center, 3880 Brickway Blvd., Santa RosaSize: 62,865 square feetTenant: MedtronicProcuring agent: n/aOwner: Equity Office PropertiesListing agent: Jeff Negri, Ryan Snow and Niels von Doepp of Cassidy TurleySigned: Sept. 28, 2012

Renewing this lease with Medtronic was key to Equity Office Properties' sale of 17 Santa Rosa office buildings to Basin Street Properties, and came just days before that deal.5789 & 6085 State Farm Dr., Rohnert ParkSize: 57,557 square feetTenant: Marmot Mountain. LLCProcuring agent: Barry Palma of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankOwner: State Farm Drive/Molly Belle PropertiesListing agent: Shawn Johnson, Jeffrey Wilmore and Brian Keegan of Keegan & CoppinSigned: April 2012

High-end extreme outerwear manufacturer Marmot Mountain, owned by Jarden, leased office and warehouse space in Santa Rosa for more than 20 years. An increase in sales and expanded product line prompted the company to double its office and warehouse space in a move to Rohnert Park.South McDowell Landing, 1800 S. McDowell Blvd., PetalumaSize: 36,701 square feetTenant: PanamaxProcuring agent: n/aOwner: PB&J Acquisitions, LLCListing agent: Trevor Buck, Steven Leonard, Brian Foster of Cassidy TurleySigned: Nov. 29, 2012

Panamx’s expansion stems from their corporate parent company relocating jobs from southern Californian to Petaluma. This deal signifies a long-term commitment to Petaluma by moving jobs north and hiring. They opted for a "green" building with class A amenities in a great location.6000 State Farm Dr., Rohnert ParkSize: 33,505 square feetTenant: State Compensation Insurance FundProcuring agent: CBREOwner: Krausz Puente LLCListing agent: Richard Henderson of Cassidy TurleySigned: June 6, 2012

This government employer signed a long-term lease for office space as part of a consolidation of Santa Rosa-area offices.McDowell Business Center, 1039 N. McDowell Blvd., PetalumaSize: 25,418 square feetTenant: SPG SolarProcuring agent: Trevor Buck, Brian Foster and Steven Leonard of Cassidy TurleyOwner: PB&J Acquisitions, LLCListing agent: n/aSigned: Oct. 22, 2012

"This was a significant deal that brought even more validity of Petaluma being a hub for green tech," the Cassidy Turley team said. "SPG had the opportunity to move anywhere -- San Francisco, Emeryville, Marin and decided Petaluma was a strategic location for both hiring and being able to service the Bay Area."Standard Industrial, 5900 Pruitt Ave., #230, WindsorSize: 24,000 square feetTenant: Kristar Enterprises, Inc.Procuring agent: Barry Palma and Preston Smith of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankOwner: Shiloh Oaks Company, LLCListing agent: n/aSigned: Nov. 15, 2012

In one of a number of leases large and small at the former Standard Structures plant in the past several months, stormwater management systems maker Kristar Enterprises added a third production location.Oak Valley Business Park, 463 Aviation Blvd., Santa RosaSize: 23,880 square feetTenant: St. Helena HospitalProcuring agent: Linda Simmons of Meridian CommercialOwner: Equity Office PropertiesListing agent: Shawn Johnson of Keegan & Coppin Co.Completed: May 31, 2012

Adventist Health consolidated back-office positions from five North Coast hospitals and facilities to this 120-person office.3800 Lakeville Hwy., PetalumaSize: 23,376 square feetTenant: HydrofarmProcuring agent: Nick Egide of Meridian Commercial.Owner: Friedman BrothersListing agent: renewalSigned: April 1, 2012Foundry Wharf, 625 Second St.,PetalumaSize: 20,605 square feetTenant: MarketLive, Inc.Procuring agent: n/aOwner: Foundry Wharf, LLCListing agent: Haden Ongaro, Mark Carrington and Alisa Belew of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight FrankSigned: Dec. 27, 2012

MarketLive was courted by various Petaluma office property owners as its lease renewal neared. The owner upgraded the space with more glass and high-quality, contemporary finishes.

Sonoma Co. salesEquity Office portfolio, Santa RosaLocations: 3850 and 3880 Brickway Blvd. (Airport Corporate Center); 3550, 3554 and 3558 Round Barn Blvd. (Fountaingrove Center); 3700 Old Redwood Hwy. (Fountaingrove Executive Center); 451, 463 and 475 Aviation Blvd. (Oak Valley Business Center); 2225, 2235, 2245 and 2255 Challenger Way and 2227 Capricorn Way (The Lakes Corporate Center); and 2455 Bennett Valley Rd. (Waterfall Towers)Size: 697,449 square feet in 17 buildingsBuyer: SR Office Properties, LLC (managed by Basin Street Properties)Seller: CA Airport Center LP, CA Fountaingrove Center LP, CA Fountaingrove Executive Center Phase I LP, CA The Lakes LP, CA Oak Valley Business Center LP and CA Waterfall Towers LP (all managed by Equity Office)Listing agent: Shawn Johnson of Keegan & Coppin/ONCOR International and Michel Seifer, Rob Hielscher and Aaron Herter of Jones Lang LaSalleEscrow closed: Oct. 3, 2012Price: $65 million (est.)

In the largest North Bay commercial property deal of the 12-month period, Chicago-based Equity Office Properties sold the remainder of its Sonoma County portfolio to entities managed by Basin Street Properties, which sold them to Equity Office in as part of a $263 million deal in 2005. Basin Street embarked on a property upgrade program on a number of the 17 buildings.Redwood Park Apartments, 2001 Piner Rd., Santa RosaSize: 140,952 square feet, 156 unitsBuyer: Redwood Park Venture, LPBuyer agent: n/aSeller: Redwood Park Apartments, LP, San MateoListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Dec. 28, 2012Price: $24,500,000Sutter North Bay Health Plaza, 3883 Airway Dr., Santa RosaSize: 101,661 square feetBuyer: Griffin American Healthcare REIT II Santa Rosa Health Plaza MOB, LLCBuyer agent: Vince Schwab and John Smelter of Marcus & MillichapSeller: Urdang/Sequoia Creek Holdings Santa Rosa, LLCListing agent: Vince Schwab, Scott Pertel and John Smelter of Marcus & MillichapEscrow closed: Dec. 20, 2012Price: $18,200,000

A private Southern California real estate investment trust for medical office buildings purchased the Sutter North Bay Health Plaza building, also known as Landmark Executive Center, mostly occupied by Sutter Health, fronting on the west side of Highway 101 in northwest Santa Rosa.Del Nido, 850 Russell Ave., Santa RosaSize: 121,751 square feet, 206 unitsBuyer: Eden Del Nido, LLC, HaywardBuyer agent: n/aSeller: RHC-BF, LPListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Dec. 21, 2012Price: $17,300,000

Built in 1971 and renovated in 1998, the complex sold at a price equivalent to $142 a square foot, a capitalization rate of 7.13 percent and 7.95 times gross rental income.Oak Creek Apartments, 174 S. Boas Dr., Santa RosaSize: 79,256 square feet, 100 unitsBuyer: First Class Oak Creek Apartments, LP, San FranciscoBuyer agent: Brad Pennington of Marcus & MillichapSeller: Woodhill, LP, Santa RosaListing agent: Brad Pennington of Marcus & MillichapEscrow closed: June 28, 2012Price: $15,000,000

“The previous owners acquired the property from the original developers in 1988 and have operated the project as a 100 percent rental community,” said deal broker Brad Pennington. “The new owner saw Oak Creek as an opportunity to acquire a high-quality asset with a strong operating history and several options available for upside creation.”

The sale price for the property, built in 1987, equated to $150,000 a unit, $189.26 a square foot, a capitalization rate of 5.76 percent and 9.62 times gross rental income.La Mancha Apartments, 4440 Old Redwood Hwy., Santa RosaSize: 54,709 square feet, 70 unitsBuyer: Estancia, LLCBuyer agent: Scott Gerber of Cassidy TurleySeller: La Mancha, LLCListing agent: Scott Gerber of Cassidy TurleyEscrow closed: Nov. 7, 2012Price: $8,800,000

"A larger deal and short marketing time indicates a strengthening of the investor market," Scott Gerber said. At $125,714, the price per unit was "strong," he said.1460 Cader Ln., PetalumaSize: 48,600 square feet of industrial spaceBuyer: Isaac and Renee GoffProcuring agent: Nathan Ballard of Keegan & CoppinSeller: Dianne AndersonListing agent: Tony Sarno of Cushman & WakefieldEscrow closed: Oct. 23, 2012Price: $4,617,000Wolf Den Plaza, 1706--1728 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert ParkSize: 18,720 square foot retail centerBuyer: Kleebauer Family Trust, HillsboroughBuyer agent:n/aSeller: Benson Investments Inc., Rohnert ParkListing agent: Marcus & MillichapEscrow closed: April 30, 2012Price: $4,575,000

Located near campus housing for Sonoma State University, the 10-year-old, two-building retail center features Starbucks and Quiznos. It was on the market just 37 days and sold for the equivalent of $244.39 a square foot and a capitalization rate of 7.52 percent.Cedarwood Apartments, 725 College Ave., Santa RosaSize: 35 unitsBuyer: 725 W. College, LLCProcuring agent: Scott Gerber of Cassidy TurleySeller: Cedarwood, LLCListing agent: n/aEscrow closed: Aug. 3, 2012Price: $4,300,000

"As a distressed asset with a high price per unit -- $122,875 -- it showed a positive change in the market, and positive investor activity," Scott Gerber said.1240 Holm Rd., PetalumaSize: 25,280 square feetBuyer: Kleinheinz, LLCProcuring agent: Niels von Doepp of Cassidy TurleySeller: Mizany Commercial Properties, LLCListing agent: Chris Castellucci of Keegan & CoppinEscrow closed: May 11, 2012Price: $2.7 million

Produce distributor Kleinheinz purchased the building and is configuring it for an undisclosed joint effort with a local company.

Correction, April 29, 2013: Listing agents for 4000 Civic Center in San Rafael were Haden Ongaro, Brian Eisberg and Mark Carrington of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank. The original information provided on the deal didn't have that detail.