A Chico State graduate and resident since 1979, Bill Brouhard has been involved in the planning, entitlement and development of many of Butte County’s largest mixed use residential, office and industrial real estate projects.
Mr. Brouhard has been an active and effective advocate for the real estate industry for over 35 years promoting quality planning, responsible land use policies, job growth and progressive economic development programs and initiatives in Chico and Butte County.
Guillon-Brouhard Commercial Real Estate specializes in industrial leasing, turn-key office and industrial facilities and management of large scale mixed use land planning, entitlement and development projects in and beyond Butte County. Mr. Brouhard’s efforts and those of his development partner Doug Guillon, helped to foster an environment which has created over $80 Million Dollars of private investment in Chico, creating jobs and stimulating the local economy.
As a Supervisorial appointee, Bill served as a Director of the Butte County Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) where his leadership helped craft the County’s Job Creation Plan. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Chico Economic Planning Corporation (CEPCO), including its Executive, Job Creation and special project Committees.
Bill is a former Director on the Board of the Butte Community Builders Association (BCBA) and Board of Directors (Vice Chair) for the Chico Chamber of Commerce, including it’s Executive Committee and 5 Star Corporation.
In 2008 Bill was given the “Business Advocate of the Year” award by the Chico Chamber of Commerce; Certificate of Recognition by State of California 4th District Senator Sam Aanestad, and Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by 2nd Congressmen Wally Herger. Over the years, his extensive volunteer commitment to improving the physical and economic environment has been a meaningful contribution to the northstate community.
Within respective real estate partnerships Bill serves as the development partner responsible for planning and deal structuring, feasibility analysis, business negotiations and agreements and organizing individual projects to accommodate the needs and objectives of the client and capital partner(s).
As of 2016 Mr. Brouhard provides consulting services for selected Clients while continuing involvement as principal in major industrial projects, land development projects and large scale master planned communities.
Bill is happily married to Sherri Lee Brouhard, with two boys Rio (age 6)and Schyler (age 7).