Our clients say..

“Few people possess the knowledge of commercial real estate transactions that James Henry has. He uses this knowledge to help his clients realize their particular vision.”

 – Joseph Peatman, President,
    The Peter A. & Vernice H. Gasser Foundation
“Gary Van Dam and Michael Holcomb have a unique ability to see a piece of property and fully appreciate its value. They are able to marry this talent with an in-depth understanding of the community’s requirements.”
 – Richard H. Hess, President,
    R.H.Hess Development Company

“Thank you so much Gary. Your representation of us was what made things work! We appreciated your professional demeanor and wise advice for our decision making process. We will certainly contact you again for future real estate needs. Say hello and thanks to Jim too.”
 - Bob De Luca Operations Manager,
   Child Start Inc.

 

Sales & leasing

Our brokers have

 

  • Leased over 250,000 square feet of space
  • Sold over 2,000,000 square feet in commercial transactions
  • Over $50,000,000 in commercial sales

Brokers of Strong & Hayden Commercial Real Estate have consistently been the largest volume producers in Napa County with now a lot of activity in Solano County.

About us

Strong & Hayden Commercial Real Estate was established to become a leader in all facets of Commercial Real Estate.

Our team and industry relationships allow us to develop a truly value added experience for our clients. Innovative, aggressive, and progressive, the
Strong & Hayden Real Estate generates a product that is best for the client
and sustainable for the community. Put our extensive network to work for you.

Our brokers offer:

  • Local Expertise - A staff of professional brokers and clerical support personnel, dealing exclusively with commercial properties
  • Team Concept - The synergy of qualified brokers working cooperatively in the development and implementation of your marketing plan, and to work with the local and state government agencies
  • Advantage to You - We know the market! Our database of leasing and sales information helps us provide you with comprehensive knowledge of the market.
  • Results
    • - Savings to you in both time and money
    • - Increased number of prospective Tenants
    • - Maximum exposure of your property

Our team

 

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Jim Henry, CCIM, Broker Associate

Jim has more than 35 years of experience in real estate, corporate planning and operations management. His expertise includes the sale and leasing of commercial real estate, with special emphasis in major projects.

Jim has been a leader on boards of directors in various non-profit and professional organizations. He continues to be an advocate for affordable housing and economic development.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Real Estate.

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SPECIALIZATION

  • Sales of Commercial Real Estate
  • Leasing of Retail and Office Properties

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • CCIM Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, (ICSC)
  • Executive Committee of the Solano EDC

DRE # 00512669

 

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Gary Van Dam, Broker

Gary Van Dam is a licensed real estate Broker who brings with him extensive business development, marketing and sales experience, and specializes in investment and development properties.

Gary came to Napa because of the valley’s beauty and his belief in its future. Originally from Los Angeles, he attended the University of Southern California (USC) – School of Business. He is heavily involved with classic automobiles and vintage racing

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SPECIALIZATION

  • Commercial and Investment Sales
  • Leasing of Retail and Office Properties
  • Property Consulting and Analysis

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • CCIM Institute
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, (ICSC)
  • Northern California Commercial Association of Realtors, (NCCAR)
DRE # 01321102

 

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Michael Holcomb

Born and raised in Napa, California, Michael is licensed real estate broker.

Michael began his real estate career as a sales associate with Coldwell Banker commercial. After five years, he moved to Strong & Hayden focusing mainly on tenant/buyer representation.

Michael has extensive business development, marketing and sales knowledge and has worked in construction. He has a degree in economics from the University of California in Irvine

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SPECIALIZATION

  • Commercial and Investment Sales
  • Leasing of Retail and Office Properties
  • Property Consulting and Analysis

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • International Council of Shopping Centers, (ICSC)
  • Northern California Commercial Association of Realtors, (NCCAR)

DRE # 01458995

 

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Matt Connolly

Matt Connolly joins Strong & Hayden as a Broker Associate with a focus on Retail, Office, and Industrial leasing, sales, acquisition, and development consulting throughout Napa and Solano Counties. Matt has 28 years in the real estate industry with extensive development and asset management experience working with property owners and developers enhancing value. Matt will be a welcome addition to the services S & H offers its clients.

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Matt recently managed commercial condominium projects and developing a new 290,000 square foot office complex and retail center located in Nevada. Prior to that, Matt served as Development Director for Channel Properties, where he developed mixed-use, multi-family, mini-storage and commercial projects.

Notable local projects accomplished where the Winship Building acquisition, earthquake retrofit, and leasing; the Alexandria Building acquisition and leasing; the Riverfront project management of design, entitlements, financing, and initial start of construction; and the Solano Storage, Fairfield mixed-use mini-storage and retail project and property management and leasing. In addition, Matt worked with the Chelsea Property Group where he was responsible for their West Coast project acquisitions, entitlements, and construction management, locally managing the development of the Napa and Petaluma Premium Outlets.

Earlier with Connolly Development, he coordinated the development, leasing, and management of 22 grocery-anchored shopping centers through-out northern California.

Matt Connolly is a graduate of St. Mary's College where he earned a BS in Business Administration and is a licensed California real estate broker. Member ICSC.

SPECIALIZATION

  • Commercial and Investment Sales
  • Leasing of Retail and Office Properties
  • Property Consulting and Valuation Analysis
  • Development Consulting

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • International Council of Shopping Centers, (ICSC)

DRE # 01164569