Property Management


  • Asset and Cash management
  • Capital Improvement
  • Optimizing Ownership Structures
  • Site Maintenance
  • Financing
  • Tenant Negotiations and Leasing
  • Continually monitoring performance with a focus on uncovering opportunities

Real Estate Development


  • Project Feasibility
  • Site Location and Investment Analysis
  • Acquisition and Financing
  • Conceptual Design
  • Financing
  • Entitlement
  • Disposition/Exit Strategies


Mark Nicholson

President of The Nicholson Company
Mark received both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Santa Clara. Mark has over twenty years of experience in the high tech industry, with six years as President/CEO of Escort Memory Systems. Mark has spent the last ten years with The Nicholson Company, where he has worked his way up from Project Manager to his current position as President.

Bruce Nicholson

Co-Founder and Principal
Bruce brings extensive experience in business management, planning, design and construction management to clients of all sizes. Prior to co-founding the Nicholson Company, Bruce managed the Northern California division of Ray Wilson Company which specialized in industrial and commercial general construction with an annual volume of approximately $20,000,000 in Santa Clara, CA. In July of 1981, Ray Wilson Company became a subsidiary of Amerad Betong Vagforbattringer (ABV) of Stockholm, Sweden. At that time, ABV had an annual volume in excess of $1 billion. Bruce holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon.

Timothy Vago

Vice President
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from San Jose State University and a Master of Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Tim joined The Nicholson Company in 2018 and has over 20 years of financial and operational management experience in growing technology and real estate firms, Tim is the general manager of the business operations for The Nicholson Property Management. He is responsible for leading Nicolson Property Management's business operations efforts.

Willie Koolstra

Director, Property Management
Willie brings over 30 years of commercial/industrial real estate experience to The Nicholson Company. Prior to joining our company, Willie partnered with Sieben Associates, A Silicon Valley real estate brokerage firm specializing in sales and development of commercial and industrial real estate. One of his major strengths is in leasing which includes all aspects, such as negotiating rents, tenant improvement allowances, drawing up documents, working with local government agencies, and negotiating and scheduling with contractors. In summary, his knowledge and experience in resale of industrial property, sales and development of raw land, and property management enables Willie to successfully handle a variety of real estate situations with ease. In 1997, Willie joined the Nicholson Company to work with our team in directing all property management efforts.