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Cover Story - March 25, 2011

Outstanding Professional: Jim Baer

The consummate real-estate broker, Baer has pushed the zoning envelope while advancing city policy

by Carol Blitzer

If you want to get something done in this town, simply "call Jim Baer."

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Posted by K, a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 25, 2011 at 10:58 am

Wonderful for Jim to receive this award!

Posted by Jim Burch, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Mar 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm

It is wonderful to see Jim back among the living and receiving this richly deserved award.
His contributions to the city are extensive and, in my opinion, give Palo Alto what I would call "a warm and welcoming" ambiance rather than a "cold and impersonal" one. His vision for Palo Alto is one that deserves praise and support like the Tall Tree Award. We bless you, Jim and wish you continued good health.

Posted by Chamber = developers, a resident of Southgate
on Mar 25, 2011 at 7:07 pm

The Chamber of Commerce is a primarily an association of developers and real estate people, and the bankers and lawyers who work with them. Their awards go primarily to those occupations.
They even gave an award to Stanford's chief developer, Jean McCown. Stanford developers are well represented on the Chamber.

Posted by jk, a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:03 pm

How Ironic - Jim Baer profits by working the political underbelly, rezoning his properties to much higher values, and getting palo altans to pay for his profits.

This tells you something about the PA Weekly and their inability to understand public economic policy...........

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