About Steve Carlin
Steve Carlin is a retail real estate developer and specialty-food consultant working on a number of benchmark projects throughout the United States.
He is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Carlin Company and Oxbow Public Market in the Napa Valley.
His background includes 20 years as Managing Partner with Oakville Grocery Company, a leading Northern California specialty foods retailer; Project Manager responsible for planning, leasing, and opening the highly successful Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco; and licensee / consultant for the landmark artisan food specialty market in San Francsico International Airport's Terminal Two, Napa Farms Market.
is currently working on The Great Food Hall in Philadelphia and Local 1205, a trendsetting market and café concept being introduced in Venice Beach, CA.
is a strong supporter of the Buy Fresh, Buy Local farm movement in California and an advocate for sustainable farming and artisan food production in the United States.
He has served on the Board of Directors for Joseph Phelps Vineyards in St. Helena, CA, and was President of the Board of Directors for the popular St. Helena Farmer's Market in the Napa Valley.
He currently serves as a board member for Visit Napa Valley, the lead marketing organization for the Napa Valley, and Round Pond Winery, a prominent California winery and specialty food producer.
wife Kellie also own and operate a small family olive oil company, L'olivo
, which specializies exclusively in the production of limited quantities of extra virgin olive oil grown and produced in the Chianti region of Italy.
He graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelors of Arts Degree and attended the Standford University Graduate School of Business's Executive Management Program for Growing Companies.
Key Relevant Projects:
Ferry Building Marketplace (San Francisco).
Steve was responsible for planning and overseeing the initial operations and opening of the 100,000 s.f. marketplace.
This included identifying suitable tenants, leasing, developing the merchandising and product mix, store design review, tenant installations, marketing promotions, customer service programs, and tenant relations.
The project has been an unqualified success.
Oxbow Public Market
Steve conceived the Napa public market, opened in December 2007, and he is also the General Partner.
About Steve Carlin