Colliers Sells 747 Front Street in San Francisco

San Francisco, December 19, 2012 – Colliers International has announced the completed sale of 747 Front Street. Centrally located in the heart of Jackson Square, the property lies directly adjacent to the scenic Sydney Walton Square and offers close proximity to The Embarcadero, Financial District, and San Francisco waterfront.

Originally built in 1909, 747 Front Street is an 86,171 square foot creative office building situated at the prominent corner of Broadway and Front Street. The building is equipped with 12 to 15 foot slab-to-slab ceiling heights, industrial-style windows for excellent natural light, and a side-core design allowing for open floor plans. Current tenants offer a strong and diverse mix of design, media, education, and internet firms.

Tony Crossley and Erik Hanson of Colliers’ San Francisco Investment Services Group represented the Seller.  Since 2003, the team has handled 40% of the total sales of San Francisco properties valued between $5 million and $50 million.  The team has a track record of $4 billion in sales comprised of over 300 downtown San Francisco properties, including over 30 major development sites.

Colliers International’s Senior Vice President, Jim Sobel and Associate, Brendon Kane, have been retained as the building’s leasing agents.

About Colliers International
Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world, with over 12,300 professionals operating out of more than 520 offices in 62 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International as a top U.S. real estate company. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.

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