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Steve Avoyer


Co-founder of Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate, Steve Avoyer specializes in the sale and leasing of retail and commercial properties, tenant representation and development consulting. He has established relationships with all of the major retail buyers, landlords and developers in the San Diego region, as well as relationships with all the major tenants – including Kroger and Safeway.

Transactional Qualifications (Flocke & Avoyer)

  • Lead team that sold the “Deal of the Decade”: $183M, 7 property Walmart portfolio.
  • Transaction Summary: Completed over 5,500 sale & lease deals, totaling over $5.5 billion in lease & sale consideration.
  • Landlord Representation: Exclusively represents 120 retail centers, totaling 14 million SF.
  • Ground-up Development: 105 retail projects and investment sales, totaling over 10.4 million SF.
  • Tenant Representation (exclusive): Exclusively represents over 75 retail tenants.


1985 – Present │ Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate
President & Co-founder

After 12 years as a successful broker at Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate (now CBRE), Steve, along with his then partner, Jim Flocke, founded what is now San Diego’s largest, independently owned retail commercial real estate firm measured by properties under contract. The firm exclusively works on retail product, including shopping center leasing, investment sales, tenant representation, site acquisition and shopping center development consulting.

1973 – 1985 │ Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services (now CBRE)
Associate Vice President / Retail Development Specialist


  • ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
  • ULI (Urban Land Institute)
  • SDCCAR (San Diego County Commercial Association of Realtors®)
  • Greater San Diego Tennis Council; Board Member


University of Southern California
B.S., Real Estate and Finance

CA Dept of Real Estate Brokers License – 1971

Transactional Qualifications (Flocke & Avoyer):


Ground Up Development:
105 retail projects, totaling 10.4M square feet.


Tenant Representation (Exclusive):
Exclusively represents over 70 retail tenants Partial List Includes: In-N-Out Burger, Chipotle, Baskin Robbins, LA Fitness, Dunkin’ Donuts, Handels Ice Cream, William Sonoma, Shake Shack, Restoration Hardware, Jersey Mike’s.


Tenant Representation (Preferred):
Preferred San Diego broker for many name brand retail tenants.


Landlord Representation:
Exclusively represents 120 retail centers, totaling 14M SF.


Transaction Summary:
Completed over 5,500 sale and lease deals, totaling over $5.5B in consideration.


Other Accomplishments:

  • 3-time USC NCAA Tennis Team Champion; Captain Senior Year
  • 2-Time USC NCAA Individual All American
  • US National Junior Tennis Champion 1966 – Ranked #1 in US
  • Breitbard Hall of Champions Inductee 1966
  • San Diego Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee 2021
  • US Junior Davis Cup Team (2)
  • US Reserve Davis Cup Team
  • Wimbledon
  • US Open (2)
  • Closed “Deal of the Decade” – 9 separate Walmart Properties in SD County – $183M – 2015