Fourth Amendment to BPIA Agreement

 Exhibit 10.6 (e)

                Fourth  Amendment to BPIA Agreement

This Fourth Amendment to BPIA Agreement (the "Fourth Amendment") is
entered into as of December 10, 2000, by and between Bedford Property
Investors, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the "Company") and Bedford
Acquisitions, Inc. (formerly known as Westminster Holdings, Inc.), a
California corporation ("BPIA") with reference to the following facts.


     A.  Company and BPIA entered into that certain BPIA Agreement
dated as of January 1, 1995, as amended by the Amendment to BPIA
Agreement dated as of January 1, 1997; the Second Amendment to BPIA
Agreement dated January 1, 1999 and the Third Amendment to BPIA
Agreement dated December 10, 2000 (collectively the "Agreement"),
under the terms of which BPIA performs certain services for Company.

     B.  Company and BPIA desire to amend the Agreement to extend the
term of the Agreement.

         NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the foregoing and
the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties agree as follows:

     1.  Commencing as of January 1, 2001 the development fee payable
to BPIA per Section 3 of the Agreement shall be seven percent (7%) of
the total design, construction and soft cost with respect to any
Development, subject to all the limitations set forth in the

     2.  This Fourth Amendment shall be binding upon and shall inure
to the benefit of the parties hereto, their respective heirs,
executors, and assigns.

     3.  Terms not otherwise defined in this Fourth Amendment but
which are defined in the Agreement shall have the meanings given to
them in the Agreement.

     In Witness Whereof, the parties hereto have executed and
delivered this Fourth Amendment as of the day and year first above

"Company"                            "BPIA"

Bedford Property Investors, Inc.,    Bedford Acquisitions, Inc.,
a Maryland corporation               a California corporation

By:                                  By:
   /s/James R. Moore                    /s/Peter B. Bedford
   Executive Vice President             President 

Basic Info X:

Name: Fourth Amendment to BPIA Agreement
Type: Fourth Amendment to Bpia Agreement
Date: May 4, 2001
State: Maryland

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