Nestled among the rolling hills of the beautiful San Ramon Valley, Bishop Ranch was originally part of a 3,000-acre parcel of land called Norris Ranch. The landscape has changed dramatically since then, but the entrepreneurial spirit remains.
Norris Ranch, populated with pear trees, walnut groves and herds of sheep, is subdivided; 1,770 acres become Bishop Ranch.
Upon the death of Mr. Bishop, Western Electric acquires Bishop Ranch to house a manufacturing plant.
Residential parcels of Bishop Ranch are sold, leaving dormant 585 acres zoned for controlled manufacturing.
Sunset Development Company sees the opportunity to create Bishop Ranch, which launches economic growth for the region.
Bishop Ranch stands as one of America's premier corporate locations, with 10 million square feet of office, retail and lodging space.