The Piken Company

Robert Piken

As President and owner of The Piken Company, Robert Piken has supervised the sale and lease of numerous properties including shopping centers, retail buildings, office buildings, industrial buildings and apartment buildings. As a licensed California Real Estate Broker, he directs a team of real estate salespersons servicing hundreds of clients’ commercial real estate requirements. Piken also oversees the property management division which has served many satisfied Landlords. The ownership of various properties by himself and others at The Piken Company enables the firm to market and manage properties from a principal’s perspective, an advantage which is understood and appreciated by his clients.

His firm’s expertise includes investment sales of large and small properties, as well as targeting and securing leases with national and regional tenants such as Ralphs, Vons, Albertson’s, Target, Longs, Rite Aid, Savon, The Gap, McDonalds, BurgerKing, Starbucks, The Coffee Bean, Radio Shack, Great Earth Vitamins, Goodyear Tire, Cingular, Subway, Supercuts, Denny’s, 7-Eleven, Birkenstock, Wells Fargo Bank, Washington Mutual Bank, Methodist Hospital Offices, SAG/AFTRA Credit Union, Sotheby’s Realty, Los Angeles County Offices, National Sanitary Supply, Rockstar Energy Drink, Discovery Channel, Western Dental, Healthsouth and State Farm Insurance.
The company has also brokered numerous restaurants sales transactions, resulting in the most exclusive establishments such as Spago Beverly Hills, Hyde Lounge on Sunset Boulevard and Trousdale Lounge in West Hollywood. Robert is a long-standing member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.Piken is perhaps best-known for spearheading the creative “outside the box” marketing for The Piken

Company, which has become one of the most visible commercial real estate firms in Southern California. He is an acknowledged leader in various promotional techniques with an emphasis on billboards, direct mail, internet, Piken Apparel, and innovative self-produced Piken TV television programs and commercials through his company Newport Entertainment. Even in challenging economic times, his unorthodox yet passionate marketing enables the omnipresent Piken Company to stand out from the competition.

Robert attended Georgetown University in Washington, DC before transferring to UCLA, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and  Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Political Science. He played Number 1 on the Georgetown tennis team and was a member of the UCLA tennis team.

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