Crown Corporate Center IV in Sacramento Sells for $25.25MM

Newmark Knight Frank, Crown Corporate Center IV, Rar2 Gateway Oaks CA, State Compensation Insurance Fund, JLL, University of Phoenix, BGC Partners

(EDITOR’S NOTE: According to sources with information on the transaction, the deal closed for $25,250,000, or just over $215 per square foot.)

Sacramento, CA – Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has announced the sale of Crown Corporate Center IV, a four-story, 117,384-square-foot class A office building located at 2860 Gateway Oaks Drive in Sacramento.

NKF Senior Managing Director Dan Chamberlain represented the seller, Rar2 Gateway Oaks CA, Inc., in the transaction. The buyer, State Compensation Insurance Fund, was represented by JLL’s Kevin Mechelke and Clyde Rawlings. The price was undisclosed.

Built in 2003, the office building has a prestigious tenant mix with the University of Phoenix as the major tenant.

“The acquisition was an owner-user play with the building uniquely meeting the buyer’s criteria for location, size, quality, occupancy level and space available,” said Chamberlain.

According to NKF’s Sacramento 3Q17 Market Report, the Sacramento office market maintained strong momentum through the first three quarters of 2017, posting over 260,000 square feet of net absorption in the third quarter. Investors continue to acquire office product in the region, taking advantage of relatively low prices for all product types.

About Newmark Knight Frank
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With roots dating back to 1929, NKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NKF’s full-service platform comprises BGC’s real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, valuation and advisory services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit

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