Long-term Value Through
Lasting Relationships

We believe commercial real estate is a local business where the best opportunities are realized through long lasting partnerships, and decades of experience over several market cycles.

With over 40 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate in the Bay Area, Woodstock’s mission is to create long term value for our investment partners and for the communities in which we work.


Noteworthy Projects

One Bay Plaza

600 Clipper

Parkside Towers

1840 Gateway

Gilead Sciences Campus

900 Veterans

Crossroads Technology Park


Our roots and community involvement run deep around the Bay Area, which provides us with a unique historical perspective of where the Market has been, and more importantly, where it’s going.

We seek opportunities that represent the future of the way people want to work, innovate, and create. Our due diligence and underwriting is completed with rigorous data and financial analysis but is supported by our knowledge and experience.

Our Vision

Our Services


Woodstock has a long and successful track record of creating and enhancing value through several market cycles.

Woodstock understands that real estate is a local business, and our relationships with brokers, tenants, city officials and financial partners have allowed us to build a significant portfolio and pipeline of high quality assets.


Woodstock has managed the entitlement of over 3 million square feet of Office and Life Science product in the San Francisco Bay Area and has over 2 million square feet in the development pipeline. Woodstock provides a broad range of Development and Advisory services, including:

  • Land Planning
  • Highest & Best Use Studies
  • Project & Portfolio Evaluations
  • Complex Entitlements & Municipal Approvals
  • Management of Architectural, Engineering Teams
  • Construction/Project Management
  • Capital Markets


Woodstock’s Build-to-Suit Program delivers reposition, renovation, or ground up development opportunities to tenants in markets where existing facilities do not adequately meet the tenant’s specific needs.

Our tenant-driven approach allows us to design a facility from the inside out, maximizing efficiency to create ideal, long-term work places.

Property Management

Woodstock Development offers property management services for its portfolio investments and for selected third party landlords. Services include:

  • Income/Expense Budgets
  • Coordination of Repairs & Maintenance
  • Operating Expense Reconciliations
  • Implementation of  Tenant & Capital Improvements
  • Leasing Services
  • Monthly Reports
  • Management of Service Contracts & Contractors
  • Invoicing & Collection of Rents & Operating Expense
  • Maintenance of Tenant Files

The Team

About Woodstock

Woodstock, founded in 1995 by Kirk Syme, is a full service Commercial Real Estate Investment/Development firm specializing in premier Office and Life Science properties in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kirk and Woodstock’s current principals are second and third generation Bay Area real estate professionals. Kirk oversees all company operations and investment/development decisions and all strategic partner/capital relationships.

For over 25 years, Woodstock has completed several premier Office and Life Science projects in the Bay Area totaling over 3 million square feet principally on the San Francisco Peninsula and in the East Bay.

And currently, Woodstock has over 2 million square feet of Life Science in its development pipeline.

Successful Development Assignments