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.

1895

Norris Ranch, populated with pear trees, walnut groves and herds of sheep, is subdivided; 1,770 acres become Bishop Ranch.

1955

Upon the death of Mr. Bishop, Western Electric acquires Bishop Ranch to house a manufacturing plant.

1970s

Residential parcels of Bishop Ranch are sold, leaving dormant 585 acres zoned for controlled manufacturing.

1978

Sunset Development Company sees the opportunity to create Bishop Ranch, which launches economic growth for the region.

Today

Bishop Ranch stands as one of America's premier corporate locations, with 10 million square feet of office, retail and lodging space.