Vanbarton, MetLife, San Francisco, Equity Office 100 Montgomery

MetLife Provides $190MM Refinance Loan to Vanbarton for 100 Montgomery in San Francisco

By Jon Peterson MetLife Investment Management has provided a $190 million mortgage for the 429,000 square foot 100 Montgomery Street office building in...
CalPERS, San Francisco, Bay Area, California Public Employees Retirement System, GI Partners, CalEast, TechCore, Data Infrastructure Fund, Palo Alto, Pacific Urban Residential, Pacific Multifamily Investors, San Jose, Burlingame

Rockpoint Group Announces Fund Closings with $5.8B in Commitments

Opportunistic and Lower Risk Investment Vehicles Exceed Targets BOSTON, June 16, 2020 -- Rockpoint Group, a global real estate investment management firm, today announced the final close...
San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, CBRE, Orlando, San Diego, Bay Area, Washington D.C., Tucson, Waterloo, Las Vegas, Hamilton

CIP Seeks to Boost Bay Area Exposure in 2018

By Jon Peterson Newport Beach, Calif.-based CIP Real Estate wants to have a bigger presence in the San Francisco Bay area in 2018 through the acquisition of office and industrial...

New York Private-Equity Firm Buys First San Francisco Building

By Jon Peterson New York City-based Brickman, a real estate private equity company, has agreed to buy 550 Kearny St., its first San Francisco Bay Area property. The company is...
Lakeview Land Partners, Jackson Courtyard Apartments, Oakland, Bay Apartment Advisors, East Bay

47-Unit Apartment Asset in Oakland Trades for $20.5MM

Lakeview Land Partners, LLC. Announces the sale of the Jackson Courtyard Apartments, LLC. a 47 unit apartment building in downtown Oakland, Ca., which was built in 2009. Lakeview purchased...
Qualia, Encompass, Ellie Mae, Qualia/Encompass Two-Way Integration, real estate, Integration, tech industry, residential, brokers

TechView: Qualia’s Integration with Ellie Mae’s Encompass Streamlines the Closing Process

By Meghan Hall Finalizing a real estate transaction requires not just a lot of coordination between brokers, lenders and title companies, but a lot of paperwork too. The process can...
Cushman & Wakefield, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Bright Insights Report, Gateway

Can I use my IRA to Buy Real Estate?

By Bruce Ferry A common question from clients, or often times from people at dinner parties, is “Can I use my IRA money to buy real estate?” The easy answer...
MetLife Investment Management, Teat Towers, Walnut Creek, Newmark Knight Frank, Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa, BART, New Jersey

MetLife Puts Treat Towers in Walnut Creek up for Sale, Pricing Could Fetch $189MM

By Jon Peterson New Jersey-based MetLife Investment Management has offered up for sale the 378,749 square foot Teat Towers office complex in Walnut Creek....
Shanghai Lingang Economic Development Group, China Direct Investment, Cushman & Wakefield, Kidder Mathews, New York City, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle,

Chinese Real Estate Investments Shift with New Regulations

Increased regulatory constraints in Chinese foreign investment begin to affect real estate allocation By Jack Stubbs “When the regulations were announced, suddenly a lot of shifted,” said Xinyi McKinny, Senior...
Berkeley, Foster City, Menlo Park, PGIM, East Bay, San Francisco, Bay Area, PGIM Real Estate, CityView

PGIM Signs Joint Venture With CityView for Future Assets

By Jon Peterson PGIM Real Estate has signed a long-term joint venture with CityView for the possibly of PGIM buying future apartment assets from the apartment developer/owner. The relationship will...