Commercial Real Estate services

CBI Partners is a full service real estate services company specializing in sales and leasing of industrial, office, retail and investment properties.

About CBI

CBI Partners, Inc.
21243 Ventura Blvd., Suite 117
Woodland Hills, Ca 91364

Main Line: (818) 316-0303
Direct Fax: (818) 316-0307

CBI Partners is a boutique firm which has been providing commercial real estate solutions including office, warehouse, manufacturing and land requirements to clients in the Los Angeles area since 1978. The current owners, David Katz, Joel Katz and Richard Sollman took over the firm in 1994. We have helped small and large companies including Famillian Pipe and Supply, Atlantic Optical, Delta Tau, Jasin Company, The Video Store Shopper, Senior Flex Aerospace and Eltron.

CBI Partners

Our Brokerage Team is composed of industry experts that represent landlords and tenants with all forms of commercial and industrial sales, leasing and property management needs. Our indepth knowledge of market areas and commercial lease structures enables us to negotiate the best terms possible for our clients. On occasion, our Brokerage Team also works with unlisted properties to acquire locations that are otherwise unobtainable by the general public. Our lender partnerships permit us to finance many transactions seamlessly.

Our full service Property Management Division provides unmatched support to ensure buildings stay leased and are properly managed to maximize tenant satisfaction and financial performance.

Our expertise is in the San Fernando Valley and Ventura Counties. Additionally we handle assets on the Westside. Currently, CBI Partners’ handle listings and manage property in Moorpark, Simi Valley, Chatsworth, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Sun Valley, Valencia, Marina del Rey and Carson.

Contact us today and our team of professionals can begin to work for you tomorrow.

Our Team

CBI Partners

Our operating philosophy: We build trust by making and delivering on commitments.

CBI Partners Inc. is a full service real estate services company specializing in Sales and Leasing of industrial, office, retail and investment properties. Our company is a unique boutique firm which has established itself as one of the most active commercial real estate companies operating throughout Southern California.

CBI Partners is committed to integrity, superior effort and dedication to providing our clients the finest commercial real estate service. Employing the latest sales support and marketing strategies, it has earned a reputation for its aggressive, professional manner of marketing a variety of commercial properties throughout Southern California.

David Katz

David Katz


Office (818) 316-0303
Fax (818) 316-0307

Mr. Katz, co-owner of CBI Partners Inc., has been an industrial Real Estate Broker for over 29 years. He has consulted in many sales and lease transactions throughout the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. He has worked with Institutional clients as well as Individual clients. During his 29 years of professional experience, he has sold and leased over 5 million square feet of Commercial properties.

In addition, Mr. Katz has an extensive background in Property Management.

Mr. Katz is the Broker for CBI PARTNERS, INC. since 1994. Prior to that he worked for CBI PROPERTIES for 6 years. He started his career in 1987 for SCHNEIDER COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE.

Mr. Katz has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with the Option in Finance from Cal State University Of Northridge. He has been a member of The American Industrial Real Estate Association for over 29 years.

A complete list of referrals and companies David has worked with is available upon request.

Joel Katz

Joel Katz


Office (818) 316-0302
Mobile (818) 307-8878
Fax (818) 316-0307

License# 00955044

Co-Owner of CBI Partners, Inc., Joel Katz has been in the Commercial Real Estate Management and Brokerage industry since 1989. In 1994 Joel Katz, David Katz and Richard Sollmon founded CBI Partners Inc., a full service commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm. Some of his clients include Atlantic Optical, Famillian Pipe and Supply, Fergueson Plumbing, The Coleman Trust, The Nahmias Trust, FB Productions and Sandhill Management.

Joel is a graduate of California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with options in Finance and Real Estate.

In addition to commercial real estate sales and leasing, Joel is currently overseeing the management of industrial parks in North Hollywood, Chatsworth, Van Nuys and Canoga Park. In addition, he is overseeing the management of retail shopping centers in Central California. Joel is also the listing agent for the properties he manages.

A complete list of referrals and companies Joel has worked with is available upon request.

Richard Sollman

Richard Sollman


Office (818) 316-0304
Fax (818) 316-0307

Co-Owner of CBI Partners, Inc. since 1994. Richard Sollman started his real estate career more than 30 years ago, specializing in sales and leasing of industrial/commercial properties.

A good deal of his time apart from the sales and leasing of buildings, was spent on advising clients on all matters. These including finance, legal issues and building maintenance. This eventually led Richard to start managing real estate portfolios. These portfolios are now over 250,000 square feet. Among Richard’s client are Doctors, CPA’s and family held corporations.

Richard received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Southern California. He has been a member of the AIR Commercial Real Estate Association since 1984.

A complete list of referrals and companies Richard has worked with is available upon request.

Richard Berns

Richard Berns

Sales Associate

CalBRE Lic. #01962946
Office: 818-316-0303
Fax: 818-316-0307

Mr. Berns joined the CBI Partners Inc. to bring his expertise in building contracting, building maintenance, and property management skills. He has been in the contracting/painting business for over 30 years. Dealing with property, industrial, and commercial construction, Mr. Berns has dealt with many large condo projects, modular buildings, apartment houses, and schools such as the LA unified School District.

In addition Mr. Berns has extensive knowledge of building codes, permits, and maintenance of commercial and industrial buildings. Due to his background pertaining to property management and construction, he decided to go into real estate to better use his extensive experience in the field.

Contact Us

CBI Partners, Inc.

  • Office: 21243 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 117Woodland Hills, CA 91364
  • Main Line: (818) 316-0303
  • Fax: (818) 316-0307
  • Email:

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    Property Management

    “We manage your property, save you time, money and headaches!”

    Our services include: Sales & Leasing, Tenant Screening, Marketing, Property Repositioning, Insurance, Tax Preparation, Lease Administration, Financing, Property Inspections, Tenant Improvements, Preventative Maintenance and Emergency Services.

    We provide streamlined management for property owners that preserve asset value and enhance returns through cost savings and outstanding customer service. This benefits both owners and occupants, and builds long-term profitable tenant relationships. We are equipped to handle all property related issues such as leasing, tenant management and maintenance. Our full service management division handles all property related issues in the daily management of the following commercial properties;

    • Industrial – single and multi-tenant buildings
    • Retail
    • Office
    • Automotive

    CBI Partners Management Division prides itself on the ability to provide “full-service” support for all client needs. Our management division offers unsurpassed custom services including:

    • Maintenance
      We conduct detailed preventive maintenance inspections and custom engineered solutions for any tenant requirement. We have a proven and extensive list of tradesman including roofers, plumbers, electricians, painters, etc., gathered over 20 years of research and development.
    • Tenant Relations
      Day to day communications including problems/concerns, rent collections, rent increases, etc.
    • Insurance
      Counsel, guidance and recommendation for all insurance needs.
    • Emergency Services
      24 hour emergency service.
    • Bookkeeping
      Full-service custom bookkeeping services based on individual needs.
    • Legal Coordination
      Rent collections, evictions.
    • Leasing/Marketing
      Listings are submitted to the Industrial/Commercial Multiple, Co-Star and Loop-Net.
    • Reduced Tenant Turnover
      Extensive background checks, detailed tenant screening, credit profiles, tenant surveys.

    “… on a scale of 1-5, I rate CBI Partners with the highest rating in each category: 5 for knowledge, 5 for timeliness, 5 for value, and 5 for experience.”

    Dr. Warren Walker

    “My company has over 20 tenants in two separate business parks. It is welcome to have CBI Partners dealing with all the problems and headaches inherent with managing these buildings. Having CBI Partners act as a buffer between me and my tenants as well as handling the day to day tasks brings me a great deal of “Peace of Mind”.

    John Basso
    Managing Partner of West Coast, Inc.

    “Thank you very much for the excellent job you have done in securing new space for our operation. You were given short notice to help us find a new space, but you showed us several locations from which to choose and, in the end, made our move easier. We are now settled into a quality space that is perfect for its needs. We appreciate having the opportunity to work with you and CBI Partners. Your organization has proven to be dependable and thorough. I would recommend your services highly to others seeking quality space.”

    Nate Nahmias
    Metropolitian Adjustment Insurance

    “CBI Partners truly offer a full service, professional and extremely responsive management service. They offer a consistent excellent service for my portfolio of industrial and retail buildings. I highly recommend their company.”

    Dr. Karlheinz Falkenbach

    “I want to thank you for your quick presentation and follow through on a listing you had…your years of experience plays to the professionalism exhibited by you as a broker…we look forward to many more.”

    Jack Sinder
    Jasin Company