About Us

  • Who We Are

    Bay West Development is the real estate acquisition and development affiliate of Bay West Group, which was founded in 1979 by Bill R. Poland and is based in San Francisco, California. The Company's focus is to create value by acquiring and developing quality urban, infill and opportunistic multifamily, retail, and office projects located in the San Francisco Bay Area. With nearly 40 years of development experience, Bay West Development has the bandwidth not only to survive cycles in the market but also the foresight and depth to recognize opportunities and how to create value.

    The Company has historically chosen to concentrate its efforts in urban areas where high concentrations of talented young people, in the fields of technology, multimedia, and biotech, are based and where a prominent amount of knowledge-based economic factors exist. These areas have proven to rebound more quickly from economic downturns because of the entrepreneurial spirit of the people. In addition, Bay West Development has profitably overseen the development and redevelopment of projects that have enhanced the vitality of the individual neighborhoods. The Company has enjoyed adding vibrancy to the fabric of the communities where it has been involved.

Core Values

  • Relationship Driven

    Integrity and character are fundamental principles that the company is based on. Opportunities will continue to avail themselves to respected, energetic and creative individuals who treat others with dignity.

  • Embrace Complexity

    Often times complex situations can be made simple by understanding other's motivations and working towards solutions where all parties are successful. Simply putting in the time and effort to understand these motivations leads to the best opportunities.

  • Unique Assets

    Assets that feature unique competitive advantages that drive strong tenant demand and robust long-term NOI growth will outperform their competitive market. These unique competitive advantages also provide downside protection.

  • Knowledge-based Economies

    Urban areas where high concentrations of talented young people are based have proven to thrive in upswings and rebound more quickly from downturns because of the entrepreneurial spirit of the people.

  • Detailed Execution

    The smallest details have the largest impact. Whether in design, management, reporting, or any other aspect of the business, focusing on the minute details leads to the best results.

  • Passion

    The best companies in the world are driven by the passion of their workers. There is no better way to be successful than by doing what you love.