Steve Cippa | Colliers International | Sacramento

Steve Cippa


Senior Vice President

License # 598068

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Professional Summary

Steve is a Senior Vice President with Colliers International’s Sacramento office. As a thirty-nine year industrial real estate broker, Steve has been involved in over one billion dollars’ worth of real estate transactions.

Steve specializes in leasing and sales of industrial product in the Sacramento market with emphasis on Landlord and Tenant representation, acquisitions, disposition and market analysis. Steve’s market knowledge, experience, and devotion to long term relationships have resulted in his clients’ trust in him to address their real estate needs whether that be on a transactional and/or advisory basis.

Steve was with Colliers International Sacramento from  1999 through 2006.  He joined us again in 2011.



A particularly notable project Steve led was the site selection, assemblage, negotiation, and entitlement the 435 acre site that is now Arco Arena, the previous home to the Sacramento Kings NBA team.  Steve was a general partner of the ownership group that developed the arena and brought the Kings to Northern California.


More recently, Steve was instrumental in the joint venture and repositioning of 100 acres of non-performing, rural, industrial-zoned land in South Sutter County.  Ultimately, Steve  saw the property through its entitlement process  allowing for the development of 1.1 million SF of manufacturing and industrial distribution facilities.


Bachelor of Science, Santa Clara University


Memberships & Involvements

Member, National Association of Realtors


A partial list of clients include:

·   Cummins West, Inc. Holt of California

·   Sacramento Truck Center (Freight liner)

·   Level One Communications (Intel)

·   Panattoni Development Company, Inc.

·   Penske

·   Hoffman La Roche

·   Ford Motor Land Development Corp.

·   Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

·   VolvoRents

·   Lennox Industries, Inc.

·   Spieker Properties

·   International Truck & Engine Corp.

·   CAT, the Rental Store

·   Sunstate Equipment Co.

·   Wells Fargo Bank

·   Young’s Market Company

·   Jackson Propertie


"Steve Cippa’s expertise and intense work ethic are unmatched. Steve has taken the time to understand our business and apply that knowledge to our real estate needs. He has represented our firm in twelve transactions over the past twenty years totaling over $50 million in value. We would not contemplate a real estate transaction without Steve’s expertise and personal assistance.” -  Dan Johns, Holt of California, CFO

“We built a state of the art Kenworth facility in Sacramento thanks to Steve’s intense work ethic, diligence, and entitlement expertise” -Tom Bertolino , NorCal Kenworth

“Steve is one of the best in the business. His integrity and knowledge make him someone I will always choose to work with.” - Mel Souza, Panattoni Development Co.


Land Marketing, Land Sales, Project Leasing
Service Lines
Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation
Property Type
Industrial, Land
Featured Research
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2020 Q2 Sacramento Industrial Market Report
After a temporary pause in market activity due to business closures and a wave of tenant rent relief requests in April and May, Sacramento’s industrial market picked up where it left off and posted a strong second quarter overall. The industrial market vacancy rate remain unchanged from the first quarter and 2020 year-to-date net absorption is up 122,653 square feet through the first half of the year.
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2020 Q1 Sacramento Industrial Report
The Sacramento industrial market saw a record amount of new speculative development deliver in 2019. As a result of this new supply delivered, the market vacancy rate has increased 80 basis points year over year.
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2019 Q4 Sacramento Industrial Report
Rapidly rising rental rates, low vacancy rates, and robust tenant demand have given developers across the Sacramento region the confidence to build large warehouse and distribution buildings on a speculative basis.
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