- Asset and Cash management
- Capital Improvement
- Optimizing Ownership Structures
- Site Maintenance
- Tenant Negotiations and Leasing
- Continually monitoring performance with a focus on uncovering opportunities
- Project Feasibility
- Site Location and Investment Analysis
- Acquisition and Financing
- Conceptual Design
- Disposition/Exit Strategies
The Nicholson Company has been a family-run organization for three generations. The accumulated expertise has become a valuable asset for The Nicholson Company's clients and partners.
Since 1984, The Nicholson Company has established in excess of fifty real estate development partnerships or joint ventures in which it acts as managing general partner or principal. These projects range in size from less than five million dollars to over five hundred million dollars.
In order to efficiently utilize this expertise, The Nicholson Company is organized into several corporations and partnerships operating under one umbrella organization. In this manner, the company can offer superior focus in their respective fields, while combining resources to meet the demands of a given project.
HISTORY AND EXPERTISE
With the Nicholson family having over 50 years of success in the General Contracting and Development industry, The Nicholson Company strives every day to expand the family’s strong history of achieving superior results.
The Nicholson family has been involved in real estate development and general construction in the Silicon Valley for over fifty years. Its first company, Nicholson-Wilson Co., was responsible for several hundred-million dollars of construction during its first thirty years. In 1983, Nicholson-Wilson Co. was sold to a major international construction firm.
In February 1984, Bruce and John Nicholson formed The Nicholson Company. During 2009, leadership for The Nicholson Company was transitioned to the next generation as Mark Nicholson has assumed the role of President. The company is focused on real estate development, general contracting and property management.Current projects include:
- Office Buildings
- Retail Space
- Residential Subdivisions
- Urban Redevelopments
- Research and development facilities
- Destination Resorts
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.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from San Jose State University and a Masters 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, and is now responsible for leading Nicholson Property Management’s business operations efforts. Tim is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) holder and enjoys running the Los Gatos trails and the occasional half marathon.
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.
Real Estate Development Manager
The Nicholson Company welcomes Carol Camilli Montgomery to their team as Real Estate Development Manager. Carol will be seeking out new commercial development and property management ventures for the company. Carol brings a wealth of real estate experience and knowledge to the team. As a leader, innovator and top-selling REALTOR®, Carol Camilli Montgomery has the pulse on today’s Silicon Valley real estate market throughout the Bay Area since 1996. Carol has spent her whole life living here in the Bay Area, and attended school at San Jose State University for her BS and MS degrees. She has spent her career time in Real Estate Appraisal and Real Estate Sales and Marketing. Her knowledge and experience in real estate sales, negotiating skills, and project management makes her successfully to handle a variety of real estate situations with ease. Contact Carol at 408-209-7809 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly has been with The Nicholson Company for 15 years and serves as the Company’s Operations Manager. Along with providing finance and operational support for the Company, Kelly plays an active role in providing Property Management support for the Company’s managed properties. Prior to joining The Nicholson Company, Kelly worked in the banking sector for nearly 17 years with branch operations and new accounts management duties. In her free time, Kelly enjoys helping others, spending time in her garden, hiking, and whenever possible – family time!
Tyler is a Property Manager at The Nicholson Company, providing hands on service to the Company’s managed properties located in the San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Cruz County. He has a Bachelor of Science in Statistical Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Previously, he worked as a Technical Account Manager for Yardi Systems, supporting their comprehensive property management software. Amongst Yardi’s many clients, he worked with housing authorities across the United States, which accelerated his exposure to the property management industry. Tyler enjoys basketball and during the winter he enjoys spending time snowboarding.
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.