CBRE Sells 42 Unit Mixed Use Portfolio in Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood

CBRE, Oakland, DeRose Appelbaum, East Bay, Cohen Rojas Capital Partners, commercial real estate news

Exterior      1_newOakland, CA – CBRE today announces the sale of a Portfolio of Trust Properties in the Piedmont Avenue retail district of Oakland. Comprised of 4 separate properties on Piedmont Avenue and Howe Street, the portfolio contained a total of 36 multifamily units and 6 commercial units.  Marketed for the first time in 50 years, these highly coveted buildings sold individually for a combined total of $7,643,000 which equates to $181,976.19 per unit. The CAP rates ranged from 2.67% to 3.17%. These properties were part of a family trust and were sold in a Trustee sale.  John C. Suttle of Suttle Law, P.C. acted as the Seller’s Trustee. Keith Manson and Zachary Greenwood of CBRE were the listing agents representing the Seller on all transactions. Cohen Rojas Capital Partners, the buyers of 4120 and 4132 Howe Street, and a local Private Investor, the buyer of 4084 Piedmont Avenue, were represented by Keith Manson and Zachary Greenwood. Santino DeRose of DeRose Appelbaum, Inc., represented himself and his partners on the purchase of 4250 Piedmont Avenue.

Keith Manson leads CBRE’s East Bay Private Capital Multifamily Team and serves the investment needs of the Private Investor – both property owners and buyers – with a focus on the sale of multifamily properties, land to develop apartment buildings and condominium conversions/reversions.

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