Starbucks Coffee Company SWC Lakewood & Telegraph, Downey, CA

September 30, 2010
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Click Thumbnail for full image… This building, sits approximately 800 feet North of Interstate 5 northbound onramp to and 20 minutes south of Downtown Los Angeles. The site was very challenging to develop in that it was a previous service station which Empire was able to obtain No Further Action Closure status from the California […]

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2500 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA

September 30, 2010
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Click Thumbnail to view full image… This project consists of 6,137 sq. ft. located at the NEC of Mendocino Ave and Chanate Rd. near the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa. The property, formerly a Chevron service station, has 34 parking spaces with access off of both streets and was redeveloped into a three tenant retail […]

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Blockbuster Video SEC San Pablo Ave. & Brighton Way, Albany, CA

September 30, 2010
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This building sits one block south of the El Cerrito Plaza which recently completed redevelopment with a new Borders Books, Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Old Navy, a remodeled Albertson’s supermarket, Ross Dress For Less, and Pier One Imports among others. The site which is also close to the El Cerrito BART station, also attracts attention […]

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Empire Pointe Shopping Center, Union City, CA

September 30, 2010
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Click Thumbnail to view full image… This project sits at the main entrance to the 1,000,000 sq. ft. Union Landing regional shopping center. Three properties were assembled from two different property owners to create Empire’s 8.75 acre development. The project has its own 4-way traffic signal at its main entrance and 85,081 sq. ft. of […]

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Building Remodel @ 1415 East 14th St., San Leandro, CA Electronics Boutique & Metro PCS

September 30, 2010
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This project is two doors North of the Starbucks/Taco Bell/Quizno’s project at 1443 E 14th St. in the City of San Leandro. The building, originally an old dress shop for 40 years, has been transformed into a virtually different structure through an extensive remodel of the buildings infrastructure and architectural features. The design will complement […]

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Starbucks Coffee, Taco Bell, & Quiznos 1443 E. 14th St., San Leandro, CA

September 29, 2010
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Click Thumbnail to view full image… This project was developed in conjunction with the City of San Leandro Redevelopment Agency. The building, originally an old fabric store built in the 1920’s of hollow clay block, was seismically retrofitted and redesigned by turning the side of the building, once a solid wall, into the front of […]

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Evans/Brueners Rents Furniture SEC Stevens Creek Blvd. & Casa View Dr., San Jose, CA

September 29, 2010
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Located on Stevens Creek Blvd., one of San Jose’s busiest and most coveted retail destinations, this building was the product of massive rehabilitation. Formerly an abandoned bar with no windows, this 6,547 sf building underwent a total makeover right down to the foundation including designing a main entry with vaulted lighting, wraparound 15ft. tall show […]

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Noah’s Bagels & Starbucks Coffee 2535 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA

September 29, 2010
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This 2,895 sq. ft. building was the product of rehabilitating an existing vacant 1,695 sq. ft Taco Bell for Noah’s Bagel’s and constructing an integrated additional 1,200 sq. ft. for Starbucks Coffee. The building façade was modified to accommodate each of the tenants trade dress while utilizing the Spanish mission theme of the building common […]

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Northern California

September 29, 2010
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NEC 19th St. & J St. Sacramento, CA

September 29, 2010
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Click Thumbnail to view full image This property is located in the heart of the Midtown neighborhood district of Sacramento. Its tenants include Starbucks Coffee, Noah’s Bagels, Jamba Juice, and Una Mas restaurants. The 6,200 sq. ft. building has many architectural details and finishes including operable sliding front windows and is sited up to the […]

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