Realogy Holdings Corp. | July 16, 2020
Realogy Holdings Corp., the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, and Home Partners of America, a residential real estate investment and management company, today announced the launch of updates to real estate program RealSure that focus on providing more choices for home sellers. The new and improved RealSure program is now available in Colorado Springs and Denver, Colorado; Tampa, Florida; and Austin and Dallas, Texas for home sellers who have a qualified property and work with a participating real estate agent affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, ERA® or Sotheby's International Realty®.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
WHI Real Estate Partners | May 07, 2021
WHI Real Estate Partners L.P. confirmed recently the final closing of WHI Real Estate Partners V, L.P, with $385.0 million in capital contributions, reaching the Fund's goal of $325.0 million.
WHIREP plans to invest the Fund in a diverse variety of commercial, residential, hotel, office, and other assets around the United States, following in the footsteps of WHIREP's predecessor funds' opportunistic investment strategy.
A global community of investors, including university endowments, foundations, health care companies, wealth management firms, family offices, among others, contributed money to WHIREP V.
WHIREP now plans the Fund to purchase real estate properties with an aggregate cost of $1.0 - $1.1 billion.
The Fund's sole placement agent was PJT Park Hill, a corporate group of PJT Partners Inc. Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented the general partner in connection with the offering of Fund interests.
About WHI Real Estate Partners
WHI Real Estate Partners L.P. is a private investment company focusing on repositioning middle-market real estate properties throughout the United States. WHIREP actively manages nearly $1.1 billion in assets on behalf of a select group of university endowments, foundations, health care systems, wealth management agencies, private offices, and others.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Swift Real Estate Partners | August 17, 2021
Swift Real Estate Partners ("Swift"), a San Francisco based real estate investment manager and operating company, announced today, the successful purchase of 1111 Broadway in Oakland, CA.
1111 Broadway is a "best-in-class" office building located in the heart of Oakland's dynamic CBD and situated directly atop the 12th Street BART station. The 24 story Class-A office building totaling 565,877 square feet features 24,000 square foot floor plates. Tenants also benefit from panoramic views, destination dispatch elevators, onsite parking, and a recently renovated lobby. The asset is 91% leased to a premier roster of diverse tenants. Swift was represented by Jack Machalow with Orrick.
"We celebrated our eleventh anniversary in July and are continuing to grow and expand in our target West Coast markets. 1111 Broadway has been one of the best performing assets in Oakland since it was built and we're excited to add this marquee building to our expanding East Bay portfolio," said Christopher Peatross, President of Swift Real Estate Partners.
Swift is currently investing on behalf of its third institutional value-add fund focused on West Coast office and industrial assets.
About Swift Real Estate Partners
Founded in 2010, Swift Real Estate Partners is headquartered in San Francisco, and has regional offices in Orange County, Portland, the San Francisco East Bay and the Silicon Valley. Swift is a vertically-integrated real estate investment firm which seeks to generate superior risk-adjusted returns for its partners. Swift acquires and repositions office and industrial assets in select West Coast markets, identifying unique opportunities and executing well-defined business plans while providing real-time, day-to-day oversight for each investment. Since inception, Swift has owned and operated real estate valued in excess of $4 billion across more than 10 million square feet. Swift is currently investing on behalf of its third institutional investment vehicle, Swift Fund III. Swift's professionals bring experience encompassing all aspects of real estate investment and management, including acquisition, financing, leasing, disposition, construction management, property management and marketing services.