Bristol Attracts $120 Million of New Capital for Commingled Funds

Jon Peterson San Francisco-based Bristol Group has received $120 million in new capital commitments from pension funds for two of its commingled investment vehicles. The Wisconsin State Investment Board has made...

Barker Pacific, Partners Buy A.F. Evans Affordable Apartments

Sharon Simonson A venture that includes San Francisco’s Barker Pacific Group Inc. has acquired the general partner interests in 20 multifamily properties—half in the San Francisco Bay Area—from the bankruptcy...

California Teachers Looks for New Fund Managers

Jon Peterson The California State Teachers' Retirement System is seeking proposals from real estate fund managers to oversee up to $1 billion or more in assets as part of a...

More Pile Into Bay Area Apartments

By Jon Peterson Chicago-based multifamily-property owner Waterton Residential plans to grow its San Francisco Bay Area footprint with the recent closing of its $500 million Waterton Residential Property Venture XI. The...

CalSTRS Allocates $400M to Senior Housing and Industrial

By Jon Peterson The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is going long on the old. The second-largest public employee retirement plan in the country expects to invest an additional $100 million...

CalPERS Recommits to Real Estate

By Jon Peterson CalPERS could invest as much as $1.5 billion in commercial real estate next year, up from a fraction of that sum in the previous 12 months as...

BRE Apartments Building, Buying

By Sharon Simonson San Francisco-based apartment owner BRE Properties Inc. told analysts it did not expect to buy nearly as much in 2011 as it did last year because prices...

Industrial Giant To Span Globe, Bay Area

By Sharon Simonson The merged AMB Property Corp. and ProLogis company would own and manage close to 19 million square feet of Bay Area industrial property, according to research from...

Capmark Puts Silicon Valley Office Portfolio on the Market

By Jon Peterson Horsham, Penn.,-based Capmark Financial Group Inc. is selling a portfolio of eight Silicon Valley office and research and development buildings that it took back from a borrower...

Bidders for State Buildings Wait, Wonder

By Sharon Simonson Real estate investors who sought to acquire 11 state of California office buildings say they are watching with interest an unfolding legal dispute over the sale to...