July 21, 2014
NAPA — Lixit Corp., which has captured more than two-thirds of the U.S. market for small-pet watering devices, is preparing to reel in more dog accessories sales with the acquisition of a Chicago-area pet products company that patented a reel-based dog run, and a new Napa warehouse is planned to support Lixit’s double-digit annual growth.
March 24, 2014
The new development consists of large warehouses with good clear height, such as two massive buildings in Fairfield.
Caymus Vineyards, a producer of high end Napa Valley wine, is expected to begin construction of a 5.5 million gallon-a-year winery near Fairfield this spring.
January 13, 2014
FAIRFIELD — A major Pennsylvania-based alcoholic-beverage packaging distributor plans to consolidate its Bay Area operations, which have grown rapidly in recent years through several acquisitions and increasing demand from breweries, into a planned Fairfield “megacenter” set to have nearly 11 acres under roof when completed, anticipated for the end of this year.
December 5, 2013
NAPA — Collotype Labels on Thursday said it is expanding its Napa wine label printing plant by 20,000 square feet to accommodate growth and consolidation of another California plant.
December 2, 2013
SEBASTOPOL — Several square blocks on the eastern gateway to Sebastopol on Highway 12 at Morris Street have been repurposed using agricultural style architecture in keeping with this section’s former Barlow apple-processing plant heritage.
November 11, 2013
The 31,000-square-foot warehouse nearing completion in a Windsor business park is set to be the expanded new home of Wine Country Shipping. …
Napa Valley Vintners is distributing to local charities the first $3 million in proceeds from $16.9 million raised during the 33rd annual Auction Napa Valley event in late May. …
San Francisco-based private-equity firm Bacchus Capital last week launched BCM Wineworks, a sales and marketing agency for wineries in its investment portfolio. …
Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank’s North Bay-based Wine Services Group of sales agents have been handling notable winery properties. …
Sonoma-based Collotype Digital, a division of Ohio-based Collotype Labels, a global printer of wine and spirits labels with plants in Napa and Sonoma, won top awards in two print industry competitions. …
September 9, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Hansel Auto Group is into the final stages of its $20 million overhaul of its Corby Auto Row dealership campus at the south end of the city.
May 27, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Packaged vegetarian foods maker Amy’s Kitchen plans to come up with a new recipe in coming months for a major production expansion after learning that its original idea would cost about $31 million just for supplying the new plant with water and treating what goes down the drain.
April 29, 2013
Site preparation is set to begin in May for large shopping center and distribution warehouse projects in Petaluma and Fairfield: 346,000-square-foot Deer Creek Village and 791,000-square-foot Solano Logistics Center. …
Richard Coney, senior property manager in the Santa Rosa office of Keegan & Coppin, and Justin Barton, a property manager in the brokerage’s Larkspur office, earned the Certified Property Manager designation. …
March 31, 2013
SANTA ROSA — After more than six years of planning, the larger new home of Redwood Empire Food Bank is set to open Tuesday.
March 11, 2013
Industrial real estate of Solano and Napa counties showed significant improvement in 2012 over 2011, as several significant leases were completed and some significant buildings sold. The overall industrial vacancy rate in Napa and Solano counties dropped for the seventh consecutive quarter at the end of 2012.
With the economy continuing to show signs of improvement, we expect continued demand and activity in 2013.
January 14, 2013
NAPA — The developer of a 107,000-square-foot warehouse near Napa County Airport finished last year and leased to wine-related tenants is back with a like-sized project in the same industrial area.
December 17, 2012
PETALUMA — Novato-based genetic research components maker Biosearch Technologies Inc. needed to double the size of its headquarters and labs to accommodate growth over the next decade, and they found the perfect fit in a mostly vacant 120,000-square-foot former high-tech manufacturing plant in south Petaluma that could be retrofitted quickly and relatively inexpensively.
November 26, 2012
WINDSOR — Wine Country Shipping plans to more than double the size of its Windsor facilities next year to satisfy vintner demand for casegoods storage.
June 11, 2012
NAPA — The oldest operating chocolate producer in Napa Valley plans to greatly increase its capacity to make wholesale confections by opening a second local factory.
August 15, 2011
DIXON — Altec Industries, Inc., an Alabama-based leading international equipment and service provider for electric utility, telecommunications and contractor markets — including government and military — has broken ground for a new 42,000-square-foot manufacturing plant adjacent to its existing West Coast service center at 1450 North First St. in Dixon.
July 18, 2011
NAPA — Construction is set to start this month on a 107,400-square-foot multi-tenant warehouse in a business park near Napa County Airport.
E&P Properties Inc., led by Dennis Paulley, owner of Benicia-based Metropolitan Van & Storage, is building the warehouse at the corner of Airport Boulevard and Airpark Road, near the south Napa intersection of Highway 12, leading to Interstate 80, and Highway 29, heading to American Canyon and Vallejo.
July 4, 2011
SANTA ROSA — G&C AutoBody is on track to a have a 50 percent increase in revenue this year to $30 million with the opening of three new shops along the Highway 101 corridor.
July 4, 2011
NAPA — Kaiser Permanente will soon undertake a $30 million renovation and expansion of its data center, adding 54,000 square feet to the remote building in Napa Valley Corporate Park.
March 14, 2011
PETALUMA — Lagunitas Brewing Co. is rushing a $9.5 million expansion just two years after a major production upgrade to keep up with what the company founder describes as a surge in demand.