• CrowdStreet Launches $18.4 Million Core Multifamily Equity Fund Investment

    January 19, 2015— CrowdStreet, a crowdfunding marketplace connecting accredited investors with institutional-grade real estate investments, today announced it has posted an $18.4 Million equity fund investment opportunity, Olympus Fund IV, consisting of three Class A multifamily assets. The fund will add two to three more multifamily properties in 2015...
  • Future Site of Transbay’s Norman Foster Tower to Sell to Chinese Developers for $296M

    January 14, 2015— Last summer, TMG Partners announced plans to build San Francisco’s second-tallest tower and released sparkly designs from starchitect Normas Foster. TMG has now agreed to sell the site for $296 million to China-based Oceanwide Holdings, which will have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars on top...
  • CosmoProf new location to open in Hilliard

    January 9, 2015— National beauty supply chain, CosmoProf, will be opening their 6th Columbus, Ohio location later this month. The store will open at Hilliard Shopping Center located at 3546 Main Street in Hilliard, Ohio. Currently, CosmoProf has 54 sites statewide and over 1,000 stores in North America. Emily Hollander...
  • Alfa Laval Signs Lease at Pinto Business Park

    January 8, 2015— Hines, the international real estate firm, and its joint venture partners KKR and Pinto Real Estate Development, Inc., announced today that Alfa Laval, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the Swedish Corporation Alfa Laval AB, has signed a long-term, build-to-suit lease within Pinto Business Park. Alfa Laval...
  • R.D. Olson Construction Commences Construction on Glendale Hampton Inn

    R.D. Olson Construction has begun construction on a five-story, 94-room Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel....
  • Hines/Oaktree Venture Acquires 2051 Palomar

    January 5, 2015— Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that along with a real estate fund managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), it has acquired 2051 Palomar, a 178,570-square-foot office/research & development project on a 13-acre site, in Carlsbad, California. The seller was represented by Greg...
  • Hines Acquires Parque Industrial Tecnológico II Industrial Park in Guadalajara, Mexico

    December 15, 2014— Hines, the international real estate company, announced today the acquisition of Parque IndustrialTecnológico II, a 1,308,321-square-foot, Class A industrial park located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Hines developed Parque Industrial Tecnológico II and sold it to Union Investment in 2007.  Cushman and Wakefield represented Union Investment in this...
  • PointSource LLC Leases 27,500 SF at Northchase at Midtown

    December 5, 2014— PointSource LLC, a leading mobile development and design firm specializing in enterprise mobile strategies, has found room to grow in Raleigh. The company has leased the entire second floor at Northchase at Midtown II, located at 6601 Six Forks Road in North Raleigh. PointSource outgrew their current...
  • IHG Announces the Opening of a New Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Yopal, Colombia

    December 4, 2014— InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)(LSE:IHG)(NYSE:IHG)(ADRs), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Yopal, Colombia. Located approximately 200 miles from Bogota in the northeastern region of Colombia, the new-build, 89-room hotel is situated in downtown Yopal, the capital...
  • Bulfinch Expands Greater Boston Portfolio with Cutler Lake Corporate Center Acquisition

    December 4, 2014— The Bulfinch Companies, Inc., a private commercial real estate investment firm, today announced that an affiliate has acquired Cutler Lake Corporate Center located at 117 Kendrick Street in Needham, MA, a 213,000 square-foot first-class office building in Greater Boston’s leading office market, and in the heart...
  • Bayview Village Condo Launching Soon

    November 2, 2014— Fortress Real Developments and Chestnut Hill Homes are thrilled to be bringing Lotus Condos to the market this fall! Lotus Condos will be a 12-storey condominium designed by Kirkor Architects and will consist of 245 residential units situated in the most prestigious area of North York,...
  • Pacific Palisades Building Sells Close to $400/sf

    November 12, 2014— In a recent sales comp from the affluent coastal neighborhood of Pacific Palisades, a 30k sf property known as The Atrium Building sold for $11.35 mil ($378/sf). Situated in the center of Pacific Palisades’ commercial district known as The Village, the property is located at 860...
  • Hines and Cousins Properties Partner to Develop Victory Center Office Tower in Dallas

    November 10, 2014— The Dallas office of Hines, the international real estate firm, and Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ), the Atlanta-based REIT, announced today the formation of a joint venture to develop Victory Center in the Uptown Dallas submarket. Designed by Duda/Paine Architects, Victory Center will be a 23-story,...
  • CityCenterDC Unveils First Retailers

    November 5, 2014— Hines and Qatari Diar, developers of CityCenterDC, are celebrating the group of stores and restaurants to join the exciting retail lineup at the 10-acre, landmark, mixed-use development located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. Several retailers have already opened their doors, including fashion brands TUMI,...
  • A Bet on Miami Signals Luxury Retail’s Urban Shift

    October 28, 2014— General Growth Properties Inc. and Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. are paying $280 million for a 20% stake in the company that owns much of this city’s Design District, betting on the emerging luxury-retail neighborhood as some 50 brands prepare to open new stores. The deal with Miami Design...
  • Related California announces launch of leasing at The Emerson DTLA

    Artistically designed and perfectly curated residential rental development sets a new standard in downtown Los Angeles. ...
  • R.D. Olson Construction Commences Residence Inn by Marriott in Pasadena

    R.D. Olson Construction has begun construction on a five-story, 144-room Residence Inn by Marriott extended stay hotel in Pasadena, California...
  • TCC Announces Plans to Build Residential Tower in Dallas

    September 24, 2014— High Street Residential, the residential subsidiary of Trammell Crow Company, announces plans to build a 20-story, 271 unit, Class A residential tower at 3230 McKinney Avenue, currently the site of a 5,500 square foot Café Express. Along with residential units, the building will feature approximately 13,000 square...
  • Vulcan converts dark alley to work of art on Amazon campus

    September 24, 2014— The sky is brighter in what was once a dark alley in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. On Amazon.com’s expanding campus, the city and campus developer Vulcan Real Estate unveiled a new art installation by Spencer Finch Thursday. Finch also recently completed a piece for the...
  • KDC, Invesco Real Estate Break Ground on 12-Story Office Tower in Uptown Dallas

    September 16, 2014— KDC, one of America’s leading commercial real estate and investment firms, along with Invesco Real Estate today broke ground on a new 12-story, 150,000-square-foot office building in Uptown Dallas. Located at 1920 McKinney Avenue at Harwood Street, the Class A office building will feature six stories...
  • Hines Sells 101 North Wacker in Chicago

    September 15, 2014— The Chicago office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that a subsidiary of the firm’s U.S. Office Value Added Fund II closed on the sale of 101 North Wacker to an affiliate of LaSalle Investment Management on behalf of a European investor. Hines...
  • 600 B Street Ownership Attempting to Convert Former City Office Space to Hotel

    September 11, 2014— As a result of being only 45% occupied for more than a year, the ownership of 600 B Street (currently with Bridgepoint on the building top sign) is trying a new strategy: Convert the lower half of the building (formerly occupied by the City of San...
  • Hogan Lovells LLP Renews Lease at Columbia Square

    September 6, 2014-— Hines, the international real estate firm, confirmed today that Hogan Lovells LLP has signed a lease renewal commencing in June 2017 for approximately 385,000 square feet at Columbia Square in Washington, D.C. Hogan Lovells has been the anchor tenant at the property since the building opened in...
  • Neiman Marcus to Join the Manhattan Elite

    September 3, 2014— It took 107 years, but Neiman Marcus is moving to Manhattan. The Dallas-based company is opening a 250,000-square-foot store in Hudson Yards on the Far West Side in 2018. The lease was signed on Tuesday, said Karen Katz, the chief executive of Neiman Marcus Group. “We needed...
  • Rich-Uncles.com Crowdfunds $40 Million in Real Estate Assets

    August 26, 2014— Real Estate Crowdfunding platform http://rich-uncles.com has announced that it has purchased a Chase Bank building located in The Crossings shopping center of Antioch, CA. The purchase price was $3.78 million. “We are very pleased to add the Chase Bank property to our growing Rich-Uncles.com portfolio,” stated...
  • How West Houston Was Won

    August 19, 2014— The Houston Business Journal is among those taking note of the growth along the West Belt. In a recent article titled “New submarket sees flurry of new office construction“, the newspaper observes: “A Houston submarket that was once predominately industrial is attracting new Class A office...
  • TCC And Partners Acquire 96.6 Acres in Southern Dallas

    August 14, 2014— Trammell Crow Company along with partners Clarion Partners and Rosewood Property Company, have acquired a 96.6 acre land site in the Southern Dallas industrial submarket. The project, known as Trammell Crow Company JJ Lemmon Distribution Center, will feature two, Class A, speculative industrial developments comprised of...
  • FivePoint Communities announces strategic alliance with Related California

    Fivepoint Communities announces strategic alliance with Related California and Riverside Charitable Corporation to build affordable senior housing. ...
  • Self-Storage Magnates Cash In on the Surge in Real Estate

    August 6, 2014— Kelsey Smith is a single mother who works as a waitress in Midvale, Utah, and lives with a roommate in a small apartment in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City. Smith, 26, pays $500 a month for daycare for her 3-year-old, which makes it...
  • Belmar Apartments Grand Opening

    Related California, in partnership with the Community Corporation of Santa Monica, built Belmar Apartments....
  • R.D. Olson Construction Completes 468-Unit Multi-family Project in Costa Mesa, Calif.

    July 23, 2014— R.D. Olson Construction has completed an extensive renovation of 27 Seventy Five Apartments, a 468-unit garden style apartment community in Costa Mesa, Calif., owned by UDR, Inc. The property has been repositioned with contemporary upgrades and features to meet the needs of today’s apartment residents. The Irvine,...
  • Orange County Museum of Art enters negotiations with Related California

    Orange County Museum of Art enters negotiations with Related California for museum property....
  • Transwestern Development Co. breaks ground on 312,000 sf office project

    July 8, 2014— Transwestern Development Co. today announces construction has commenced on Westway Plaza, a five-story office project located at the northwest corner of Sam Houston Tollway and Clay Road. The 312,000-square-foot project has a 150,000-square-foot pre-lease commitment in place to General Electric Co. (GE). The building will be ready...
  • Santa Clara City Council approves supplement to term sheet for Related City Center Project

    City considering land lease for master-planned community developed by Related California....
  • Proskauer Signs Lease at 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.

    June 25, 2014— Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that global law firm, Proskauer, has signed a 15-year lease for 48,216 square feet at 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue. The firm currently occupies part of the fourth floor of the building and will be relocating to the sixth floor....
  • R.D. Olson Construction Launches $34 Million Courtyard by Marriott Project in Anaheim, Calif.

    May 12, 2014— R.D. Olson Construction is commencing construction on the six-story, 221-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Anaheim, Calif., within walking distance of the Disneyland theme park. The Irvine, Calif.-based general contractor was selected by owner Northwest Hotel Corporation to construct the $34 million hotel, which is slated...
  • NEXCORE Completes First of Multiple Medical Office Buildings

    March 31, 2014— NexCore Group, a leading healthcare real estate developer, announced today its completion of the Green Valley Health Plaza for NorthBay Healthcare, a two-hospital, regional health system in northern California. See project photos. “We’re proud to continue our 10-year year working relationship with NorthBay Healthcare on the Green...
  • JustFab Announces Launch of New Flagship Store in L.A.

    March 19, 2014—While plenty of technology companies are still clamoring for space in hot Silicon Beach locales such as Santa Monica, others are content to stay a bit farther afield. Madison Partners represented online retailer, JustFab Inc., headquartered in El Segundo, when it recently reupped its commitment to the...
  • Construction Begins on Hudson Yards Eastern Platform

    March 19, 2014— Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group today announced that construction on the Hudson Yards Eastern Platform has commenced and that more than seven million square feet of development will be underway by year’s end. Construction on 10 Hudson Yards, home to Coach Inc., L’Oreal USA, SAP...
  • DLA Piper Signs Lease at River Point

    March 16, 2014— Ivanhoé Cambridge and co-investor and developer Hines, announced today that the law firm of DLA Piper has signed a lease to relocate its Chicago office to River Point at 444 W. Lake Street in Chicago’s West Loop area. DLA Piper has leased approximately 175,000 square feet...