"You really don't see anybody else paying this much, except for Google," said Chad Leiker, a first vice president with Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate brokerage.
Todd Battison and Ken Hirata from Kidder Mathews, represented the buyer in the transaction. JLL's Ann Chamberlain and Mark Flippo, together with the representatives from Kidder Mathews, worked on behalf of the seller.
Renovated Multi-Unit Apartment Sale within Lynnwood School Community
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced the names of the candidates who have confirmed their attendance for their bi-annual Candidates Night on Wednesday, Sept. 27.
The company purchased the 171,828-square-foot Nimbus Oaks flex/business park, located in Beaverton, Ore., a growing submarket of Portland.
The 68,575-square-foot building was 89 percent occupied at the time of the sale.
SmartCap Group, a commercial real estate investment company, has purchased Quadrant I-5 Corporate Park, Building B, a 68,575 square foot office building, for $12,500,000. Kidder Mathews brokers, Todd Battison and Ken Hirata represented the buyer.
Vanoncini said Google has approached multiple Sunnyvale property owners with an interest in obtaining their properties. But all of this activity in Sunnyvale is just one facet of the company's areas sought for expansion.
Real estate, like relationships, is described by superlatives: The best. Most envied. One of a kind.
A private developer has snapped up two fully leased R&D buildings in a booming area of Santa Clara, where city officials hope to eventually see a spate of high-density residential units.
Kidder Mathews' Jenette Bennett and Patrick Luther of SRS in Newport Beach represented the buyer in the Laveen deal. Earlier this month, Kidder Mathews was retained as the new property manager for Cabot Business Center, a 110K SF industrial/flex property in Phoenix.
"It's the high-water mark of leasing demand - it's also the high-water mark for valuation," said Dave Vanoncini, senior vice president and managing partner for Kidder Mathews. "We're seeing the highest prices paid [in downtown San Jose] and the next deal might be the highest one."
Historic apartment fundamentals, consistent rent growth and value appreciation should continue throughout the year, but we are also beginning to see a tempering of this growth, Kidder Mathews executives SVP Steven Brombal and associate VP Joshua Rhee tell GlobeSt.com.
PASSCO Cos. sold the Laveen Village Marketplace to Litwin Management. The 56,747-square-foot asset sits within the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The property was sold by Tony Miltenberger, senior vice president and partner with Kidder Mathews. He works out of the company's Seattle office.
The City Council this week is being asked to sign a purchase-and-sale agreement that includes a 120-day due diligence timeline. The city's plan is to move part of its public works department from the department's Pacific Avenue service center into the health district building.
San Diego-headquartered Westcore Properties has acquired an industrial building in Moreno Valley for $30.71 million, with cosmetic improvements slated to start immediately, the company announced.
Joining the board are Amy Evans, an Olympia-based commercial real estate broker for Kidder Mathews; Craig N. Landes, a certified public accountant in Olympia; and Rob Rice, owner of general contracting and residential building firm Rob Rice Homes. Each new board member will serve a three-year term.
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday (Aug. 28) the publication of their candidate questionnaires on their website, as well as the return of "Candidates Night" event on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Red Lion in SeaTac.
Darren Tappen, Peter Beauchamp, Aric Adams, Mike Kasulaitis, and Matthew Ault of Kidder Mathews represented the seller, Dunbar CBC, in this transaction. The firm will also manage the property.
Nicola buys and manages properties for Spire Real Estate Portfolios. It is Spire's first purchase in the Arizona commercial real estate market.
Darren Tappen, Peter Beauchamp, Aric Adams, and Mike Kasulaitiswith Kidder Mathews represented the seller Dunbar CBC LLC. That is an arm of Los Angeles-based Dunbar Real Estate Investment Management.
Darren Tappen, Peter Beauchamp, Aric Adams, Mike Kasulaitis, and Matthew Ault of Kidder Mathews represented the seller in the transaction. The buyer retained Kidder Mathews as the new property manager for Cabot Business Center.
Brombal and Rhee will continue their long-time partnership, specializing in multifamily investment properties across the Greater Orange County area. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, the duo was at Berkadia Real Estate Advisors in Irvine.
With e-commerce creating greater infill demand for last-mile delivery, industrial lease rates are responding in kind, and Kidder Mathews' SVP and partner Bob Willingham, SIOR, doesn't see them dropping any time soon, he tells GlobeSt.com. We spoke with Willingham about his greatest concerns regarding San Diego's industrial lease rates and the types
Melanie Mesaros, marine and properties media relations manager for the Port of Portland, said the industrial park market is strong right now, and she referred to a real estate market review prepared by commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews for the Port's second quarter of 2017.
Litwin Management, a full-service property management company, has purchased Laveen Village Marketplace for $14,200,000. Kidder Mathews commercial real estate broker, Jenette Bennett, represented Litwin Management in the transaction, along with Patrick Luther of SRS in Newport Beach, California.
Dunbar CBC, LLC, an affiliate of California-based Dunbar Real Estate Investment Management, has sold Cabot Business Center for $11,375,000. Kidder Mathews commercial real estate brokers, Darren Tappen, Peter Beauchamp, Aric Adams, Mike Kasulaitis, and Matthew Ault, represented Dunbar CBC, LLC in the transaction.
On a vacant industrial site at 2323 W. Elmore St., the veteran builder turned developer Frank Firmani is planning a new office/industrial building. Corey Sollom of Kidder Mathews will lease the space, though that effort hasn't yet begun.
Kidder Mathews expanded its multifamily brokerage team in Orange County with the addition of Steven Brombal and Joshua Rhee. The veteran investment brokers bring 36 years of combined CRE experience, and most recently were at Berkadia Real Estate Advisors.
Steven Brombal and Joshua Rhee have joined Kidder Mathews' Irvine office. They bring 36 years of combined multifamily brokerage and advisory experience.
Here's a recent analysis from commercial real estate services firm Kidder Mathews:
"Leasing activity in South King County continues to consist of mostly small tenants moving around without much expansion. Boeing continues to give back space and no major company has been found to replace their demand for office space in this submarket."
The technology titan wouldn't disclose the purpose of the work, but some industry watchers believe the company needs the space because it remains in hiring mode.
A few feet from each other, a pair of new Vancouver businesses are near opening. Storefront windows are papered or tinted with sawdust, while workers hammer away behind the scenes.
Seattle and the Eastside are among the hottest commercial real estate markets in the United States. Recently, two experienced commercial real estate brokers (Brian Hatcher, EVP, and Zach Zaborowski, SVP, The Broderick Group) held a robust discussion with PSBJ's Publisher, Emory Thomas, about how tenants can best negotiate leases and renewals in a c
A big San Jose office complex, leased by fast-expanding tech company Cavium, has been bought by a Chinese company just a few months after its previous sale, property records show.
For the past six years, Google has been expanding bit by bit beyond its Mountain View headquarters. But this year, the tech titan's plan for a massive new push into San Jose coupled with big land buys in Sunnyvale show just how big Google's footprint may get.
A panel of four Seattle-area CEOs led a casual discussion with more than 30 executives on what makes their employees happy. The panel was part of the Washington's best Workplaces event, where the Puget Sound Business Journal honors the best workplaces in the state nominated by their own employees.
Before Amazon, before voters rejected the Seattle Commons (twice), before Paul Allen began buying up land in South Lake Union, there was Wally Trace. He's the guy who, during the mid-1980s, developed Chandler's Cove and an adjoining strip to the north along Fairview.
Boyle Heights-based Towne Industry has purchased a 58,859-square-foot industrial property in downtown Los Angeles from the Liss Family Trust for $10.6 million, or $180 a square foot
Two Oceanside industrial properties recently changed hands, including a multi-tenant property housing several automotive-related businesses that sold for approximately $3.8 million. The buyer was represented by Jim Benson of Kidder Mathews, and the seller was represented by Lee & Associates' Rusty Williams, Chris Roth and Kyle Carruthers.
Dermody Properties is working on expanding its northern California portfolio, most recently picking up the longtime Pantronix headquarters in Fremont less than a month after it locked in a San Jose warehouse deal.
Acquired by Westcore Properties last year, the 75,048-square-foot warehouse is situated near the Port of Seattle. Kidder Mathews worked on behalf of the workplace solutions provider.
The Elan41 apartments at Jefferson Square in West Seattle have sold for $17.9 million, according to King County records.
According to the Silicon Valley Business magazine, Google bought 52 properties in Sunnyvale, a real estate development partner CBR, for $ 820 million, about 4 miles from Google Mountain View headquarters Miles away. "This is a huge land plunder and is an important reorientation of Sunnyvale," said Chad Leiker, former vice president of commercial re
Four firms released quarterly reports this month on the local office market. Let's dive into the cold, deep numbers first, then apply the warm terrycloth towel of context.
"This is a huge land grab," said Chad Leiker, a first vice president with Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate brokerage. "It's a major repositioning of what's going on in Sunnyvale."
Long Beach had 574 apartment transactions last year, Kidder Mathews reported, up from 236 deals signed in 2010. Southern California saw apartment transactions jump to almost 4,200 last year, up from 1,264 in 2010.
Pacific Urban Residential divested Vue at Lake Murray, a 65-unit multifamily community in San Diego for $18 million to an undisclosed buyer. Kidder Mathews'Jim Neil, Eric Comer and Merrick Matricardi represented the seller.
Vista Investment Group has acquired Seattle Mart, an 82,218-square-foot creative office building in Seattle, for $14.6 million. The building is located at 200 S.W. Michigan St. in the Georgetown neighborhood south of Seattle's Central Business District.
Kidder Mathews commercial real estate brokers, Andy Miller and Evan Lugar represented the seller, Lift Real Estate Partners, a private commercial real estate company, in the transaction.
Phase four is being built across 24th, on the former Furney's Nursery site. It includes a 266,000-square-foot warehouse that is already leased to an unknown tenant and a second warehouse of 246,000 square feet. Peter Wooding and Chris Corr of Kidder Mathews are marketing those buildings.
In its first quarter industrial report, Colliers estimated the vacancy rate at 2.9 for the region and 1.9 percent for the Kent Valley. In its second quarter report, Kidder Mathews puts the South King County vacancy rate at 2.8 percent.
Today the building has open spaces with polished concrete floors, exposed brick and steel I-beams. The building is 90 percent occupied, according to Kidder Mathews brokers Andy Miller and Evan Lugar.
"It's wonderful to see multiple major tech companies that are bullish on downtown San Jose," said Chad Leiker, a first vice president with Kidder Mathews, a commercial realty brokerage.
The purchase of the 746,000-square-foot Jantzen Beach Center fits the REIT's strategy of upgrading its portfolio with key purchases.
"She was great to work with," said veteran broker Tim Foster, a senior vice president with Kidder Mathews.
According to a recent report from real estate firm Kidder Mathews, South King County trails only Pierce among markets in Puget Sound when it comes to industrial construction.
Kidder Mathews' Andy Miller and Evan Lugar represented the seller. KM says the seller completely renovated the building, which was originally Boeing's headquarters. It is on the west side of the Duwamish Waterway, and west of Highway 509.
Southern California asking rents climbed 29 percent in the past six years, averaging $1,607 a month this year, up from $1,246 at the start of 2011, show figures from commercial brokerage Kidder Mathews.
Dean Krieger has joined Kidder Mathews as a senior vice president in the firm's Irvine, CA office. He will focus on tenant representation for industrial users throughout the Inland Empire and Orange County markets.
Trion Properties, an LA-based private equity firm that specializes in West Coast value-add multifamily, recently added to its Portland-area portfolio with the acquisition of Bel Aire Court. Trion Properties paid $9.2M for the 67-unit community at 12020-12275 Why Worry Lane in Beaverton.
Southern California asking rents climbed 29 percent in the past six years, averaging $1,607 a month this year, up from $1,246 at the start of 2011, figures from commercial brokerage Kidder Mathews show.
An office building at 2100 112th Ave. N.E. has sold for $6.45 million, according to King County records.
Demand for San Francisco office space ballooned by 33 percent during the past year. Even as vacancy and asking rates remain virtually unchanged for almost two years, tenants are lining up to lease up large spaces.
When San Francisco's first affordable maker space opens next year, it will house screen printers, an apparel company and medical device makers.
The Seattle-based commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews, which recently represented the seller of a $25 million lot on Boren Avenue, estimates that the Denny Triangle neighborhood at the northern edge of downtown alone has 33 commercial and residential projects in the pipeline worth an estimated $7 billion.
An Ocean Beach apartment building, located at 4968 Long Branch Ave., has sold for $1.62 million. The five-unit complex is a few blocks from the beach and is within walking distance of restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping.
Timber giant has sold more than 26,000 acres in Montana in the last six months, renews commitment to free public land access
Newcastle Partners and NY-based Drake Real Estate Partners have acquired 900 Kearny Street, a 30k sf, six-story office building in San Francisco. Newcastle acquired the property via an off-market transaction from a local family that has owned the building since 1991.
Kidder Mathews said it represented both the buyer and seller on a big sale of industrial land in Pierce County.
It was a head scratcher for some people when Amazon announced its $13.7 billion purchase of troubled Whole Foods.
Newcastle Partners, a West Coast- based full-service commercial real estate investment and development company, in connection with Drake Real Estate Partners, a NY-based real estate and investment management firm, has announced the acquisition of 900 Kearny Street, a 30,000-square-foot, six-story office building in San Francisco.
Dean Krieger brings more than 30 years of industry experience. In his new role, he will specialize in tenant representation throughout the Inland Empire and Orange County.
An office building at 1980 112th Ave. N.E. has sold for $5.7 million, according to King County records.
Landon Family Trust purchased the five-unit property in Ocean Beach for $1.6 million from The Frederick W. and Leone P. Jackson Trust.
A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening was held on Friday (June 23), welcoming Western Distribution Services, LLC to their new 241,140 square foot cold storage facility located in the Northeast Redevelopment Area (NERA) in Burien.
Three buildings at the Central Commerce Center, at 1012 Central Ave. S., have sold for $8.1 million, according to King County records.
Columbia Bank and Kidder Mathews are the only two companies to land on the list every year since we started publishing it. To see the other 78 companies that made the cut this year.
In an exciting and emotional ribbon cutting ceremony for Chicago-based Bridge Development Partners on its brand new 241,000 square foot cold storage warehouse facility in Burien, Western Distribution Services President John Naylor spoke to a crowd of city officials from the Port of Seattle, City of Burien, Burien city council members, vendors...
Western Distribution Services (WDS) of Burien, WA, along with Kidder Mathews (KM) of Seattle, WA, Bridge Development Partners (BDP) of Chicago, IL, and Tippmann Innovation (TI) of Fort Wayne, IN, are proud to announce the ribbon cutting of an advanced, convertible refrigerated/freezer warehouse near Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport.
King County records show the sale of Phase III of the Des Moines Creek Business Park, at 2231 and 2341 S. 208th St., for $43.6 million.
The Lake City Center building at 12360 Lake City Way N.E. has sold for $7.9 million, according to King County records.
There are myriad deals that show how super-charged the Puget Sound region's industrial real estate market is, and a deal this week in Des Moines is a prime example.
Kilroy Realty CEO John Kilroy and other company executives were on hand Tuesday for a formal groundbreaking ceremony for 333 Dexter, which will have two 12-story office buildings.
Lakewood Tacoma Gateway, 21.83-acre industrial development site in Lakewood, WA, has been purchased by Panattoni Development Company. It was sold by YKC LLC, a private investor.
Towering terminus humanizes neighborhood skyline by giving San Franciscans a rooftop park and event space
Los Angeles-based Kilroy Realty Corp. on Tuesday formally broke ground on 333 Dexter, a two-building project in Seattle's South Lake Union area.
Google's plan to build a massive transit-centered village in downtown San Jose could provide a new model for the design of sprawling tech campuses by addressing one of the Bay Area's biggest headaches: commuters sitting in seemingly endless traffic jams.
California-based Panattoni Development Company has purchased Lakewood Tacoma Gateway, a 21.83-acre industrial development site in Lakewood.
Based in the firm's Orange County office, Johnny Chang will specialize in multifamily investments. He joins from CBRE and has transactions totaling more than $250 million under his belt.
Mike Churchfield has joined the Reno office of Kidder Mathews where he will specialize in multifamily investments and land sales.
The Shuttle Express business office building at 800 S.W. 16th St. has sold for $7.1 million, according to King County records. The seller was Peer Frank LLC, which acquired the property in 2000 for $2.4 million.
Google is excited about receiving city support for its interest in downtown San Jose, the search giant said Thursday, amid its evaluation of opportunities in the suddenly red-hot Diridon Station district.
California-based developer Panattoni recently paid $15 million for 22.4 acres at 21215 Pacific Highway S. that will become phase four of its Des Moines Creek Business Park.
Echo Lake Apartments at 19270 Aurora Ave. N. in Shoreline have sold for $85 million, according to King County records.
Seattle-based Security Properties continued its buying spree by spending $85.5 million to acquire the 289-unit Echo Lake Apartment Homes community also known as The Blakely in Shoreline, according to public records.
He will specialize in retail leasing and investment sales with a focus on supermarket anchored sites and large-format retail opportunities. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, Booth was with Wallace Properties.
Kidder Mathews hired John Booth on the retail leasing and investment sales team. His expertise is supermarkets and large-format retail. He was with Wallace Properties, where his past clients included Tractor Supply, Cash & Carry and Big Lots.
Sorrento West Properties has purchased a 117,354-square-foot industrial building in the San Diego submarket of Poway for $20 million.
Pier 54 LLC, an affiliate of Los Angeles-based A.F. Gilmore Co., completed a sale-leaseback of Ivar's on Pier 54 in Seattle for $39.5 million. The transaction includes a 29-year lease for Ivar's Acres of Clams, as well as 20-year leases for the Fish Bar and a new Kidd Valley slated to open in June.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will be moving its corporate headquarters from University Towne Center to Scripps Ranch, after recently signing a lease for more than 26,000 square feet at the Scripps Plaza office property.
Brian Cooper has joined the Reno office of Kidder Mathews where he will specialize in retail and capital equity investments.
Kidder Mathews closed the $23.3 million sale of MidTown Center, a property that occupies a full city block in Seattle. Jason Rosauer, senior vice president & partner and Rob Anderson, vice president & partner, represented the seller, MidTown LP.
The buyer was Pier 54 LLC, which is associated with A.F. Gilmore Co. of Los Angeles. The privately held family firm grew from dairy farming in the 1880s into oil and real estate. It has diverse real estate holdings on the West Coast, including the famous Farmers Market in Los Angeles.
Ivar's on Wednesday executed on a key component of its real estate strategy by selling its flagship property at Pier 54 on Seattle's waterfront.
Despite concern about the retail sector of commercial real estate right now, those looking for positive news need look no further than the Pacific Northwest. The region's two biggest cities, Seattle and Portland, Ore., are both U.S. retail-fundamental strongholds.
The seller of Hampton Court Apartments, at 4526 Illinois St., was an affiliate of Carolyn A. Kutzke Trust of San Diego. The buyer was represented by Merrick Matricardi, Jim Neil and Eric Comer of brokerage firm Kidder Mathews.
Lake Union Partners bought Midtown Center from the longtime owners, the Bangasser family. Brokers Rob Anderson and Jason Rosauer of Kidder Mathews marketed the property for sale for the family.
After 25 years in South San Francisco, biopharmaceutical company and cancer drug developer Exelixis (NYSE: EXEL) has signed a 10-year lease with Ascentris to relocate its corporate headquarters to three buildings within The Waterfront in Alameda, CA.
Kidder Mathews' Ross Klinger, Jim Klinger and Tim Foster repped the unnamed seller. The trio was also involved in the recent sale of 1200 Howell St. in Seattle, the only residential condo tower currently under construction in the neighborhood.
"We are hovering around the top of the market when you see quick transactions like this, properties selling six months later," said Chad Leiker, a first vice president with Kidder Mathews, a commercial realty brokerage. "Some of the local players may be getting out of the market."
Last year there were 20 deals done over 100,000 square feet, which is double an average year, said Dave Simonsen, senior vice president of the industrial group at Kidder Mathews.
The property at 1916 Boren Ave. has sold for $25 million, according to King County records.
Fans of Sonic Drive-In coming to Kent will have to hold their orders a bit longer.
One of the nation's largest apartment landlords is the new owner of a recently completed complex in West Seattle.
Over the past five years there's been a sizable shift in the hierarchy among Portland commercial property management firms as it relates to the amount of square footage under management.
Cini Apostol, Kidder Mathews' (No. 1) senior vice president for property management, identifies three daunting issues: clients seeking "instant gratification" without time to do the job; "increased demands... without increased fees;" and greater "reporting responsibilities that tie you to a desk so you can't be out on the properties."
A new apartment complex called Springline at 3220 California Ave. S.W. just sold for $57.1 million, according to King County records.
The general contractor on the project was Sunnyvale-based Applied Construction Technology. Redwood City-based DES Architects + Engineers designed the building. Randy Scott, Kristoph Lodge and Mary Hines of Newmark Cornish & Carey and Gregg Domanico of Kidder Mathews were the brokers behind the deal.
Kidder Mathews expanded its team in San Diego with the addition of Vince Reynolds, who joins as senior vice president from CBRE. The 27-year veteran broker specializes exclusively in manufactured housing and RV parks.
Driverless vehicles are coming, and coming fast. Many of the world's largest and most prestigious corporations are investing billions in the technology.
Washington State Employees Credit Union will hold a groundbreaking ceremony today at 11 a.m. for its seven-story, 66,750-square-foot building at 1121 N.E. 45th St. in the University District.
They're as much of a symbol of the changing face of Seattle as the hoard of six-story apartment buildings going up and the thousands of blue Amazon badges attached to people milling about in South Lake Union every day. I'm talking about those big white "proposed land use action" signs posted at development sites - that people have a propensity to t
Kidder Mathews has announced the addition of Bob Dietrich and Derrick Sinclair to their team of senior valuation professionals.
Capstone Advisors has signed six leases for tenants at The Presidio, a recently renovated and repositioned retail center located in San Diego's Linda Vista community.
J&R Realty Co. Signs Online Corporate and Business Travel Management Company at 409 Sherman Ave.
Seattle-based Kidder Mathews continued its expansion in California with the addition of nine senior valuation professionals. The new team members will be spread across the firm's existing offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Sacramento, as well as in Phoenix.
Los Angeles, Calif. (May 2, 2017) - Kidder Mathews, the largest independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, continues to expand its operations by adding a team of 9 senior valuation professionals who provide services both regionally and nationally. The team members are located in the firm's established offices in...
The downtown Seattle hotel development boom continues with the upcoming 1,260-key Hyatt Regency Seattle, which is targeted for LEED Gold certification.
A half-million square feet of new biotech lab and space will hit the market next year with BioMed Realty's decision to move forward with a potentially iconic South San Francisco project pondered for the past decade.
Kilroy Realty Corp. is delaying the opening of its Exchange project by about nine months and spending an additional $75 million to make it more attractive to life sciences tenants.
Building A at the 520 Corporate Center at 2375 130th Ave N.E. has sold for $11.1 million, according to King County records.
A South Lake Tahoe property on the Nevada state line and entitled for more than 300 residential units has sold to a Bay Area buyer for $42.5 million.
A warehouse property at 25 S. Hanford St. has sold for $5.94 million, according to King County records. The seller was Park East Building Inc., which acquired the property in 2008 for $4.1 million.
A company that started in a Seattle basement 34 years ago will move into a big distribution center planned for Kent.
A site at 215 Ninth Ave. N. in South Lake Union has sold for $5.1 million, according to King County records.
Seattle-based Kidder Mathews' added a veteran team of multifamily investment brokers in San Diego. Jim Neil, Eric Comer, and Merrick Matricardi joined from CBRE, bringing more than 65 years of collective industry experience.
Commercial real estate services firm Kidder Mathews has announced the San Diego hiring of three multifamily investment brokers and two support personnel, who have switched over from rival CBRE Group Inc.
The stats gauging San Diego County's commercial real estate performance in 2017's first quarter are now arriving from local brokerage firms.
The Sweeney Conrad Building at 2606 116th Ave. N.E. has sold for $13.5 million, according to King County records.
Chicago real estate mogul Sam Zell's company has updated its plans to build two high-rises in downtown Bellevue.
Investment in infrastructure is running high on priority lists in both the U.S. and Canada. U.S. voters have recently approved $200 billion for transit projects nationwide.
Bellevue Park Investment, LLC purchased the two-building Belle-View Office Park complex at 275 and 118th Ave SE in Bellevue, WA, for $19 million, or $330 per square foot.
The Belle-View Office Park at 275-325 118th Ave. S.E. has sold for $19 million, according to King County records. The sellers were two LLCs associated with Kirkland investor Michael J. Raskin. In two separate transactions, the two portions of the Bellevue office park were previously acquired for $9.9 million in 2013.
The buyer was Element Investments LLC, which is associated with Rally Capital of Kirkland. Rally Capital's managing director is Dennis Weibling, a former telecom executive associated with the McCaw family and Nextel Communications.
The Phoenix retail market started 2017 with strong leasing activity, rising net absorption and steady rental rates, according to Kidder Mathews' Phoenix retail Q1 2017 report.
Between Seattle's bustling downtown high-rise core and picturesque Lake Union a short skip to the north, several conditions have converged to establish what has quickly become one of the world's most dynamic urban technology hubs.
Building Under Construction Reaches 65 Percent Leased Before Completion
The Phoenix office real estate market experienced over a million square feet of positive net absorption, strong leasing activity and steady rental rates during the first quarter of 2017, according to Kidder Mathews' Phoenix office Q1 2017 report.
A global logistics company is starting construction of an unusual multi-story warehouse project at a busy intersection in South Seattle.
An LLC associated with White/Peterman Properties paid $9 million for the Seattle Healing Arts building at 6300 Ninth Ave. N.E. in the Roosevelt area, and plans to build apartments there.
A Sacramento midtown business is set to close because of higher rent and new beginnings.
Kidder Mathews, the largest independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, announced its expansion into Los Angeles. The new office brings KM's office count to over 20 in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona. The firm's headcount is now over 650.
'The Oyster Point area is one of the best kept secrets of the region. It's so beautiful and has so much potential.'
There can be a flipside to biotech industry success: When a company wins regulatory approval for a potentially top-selling drug, it becomes a buyout target - and the consequences for the local real estate market can be unexpected.
As the Puget Sound region continues to grow and evolve, more health care facilities will be necessary to meet growing demand. The Puget Sound Business Journal recently held a Thought Leader Forum with industry leaders about important issues to consider when making decisions regarding health care facility design and construction.
It was reported a year ago that Amazon.com Inc. would have 12 million square feet of office space in the Puget Sound region by 2022.
Industrial Property Trust, Inc. and Dividend Capital purchased the industrial building at 700 SW 34th St. in Renton, WA for approximately $6.49 million, or $157 per square foot, from Springbrook Creek Real Estate Holdings LLC.
Michael Nevis, CCIM, Dave Simonsen, CCIM, Steve Kucera, CCIM, and a partner of Kidder Mathews in Reno, Nev., represented Global Logistics Partners in the $55.3 million sale of the 1,250,084-sf Lillard Business Center and Vista Industrial Park in Sparks, Nev.
How are regulators approaching contamination issues in Los Angeles and California in general?
More talent is seeking to be part of a privately held entrepreneurial company like Kidder Mathews, which has recently acquired two Southern California-based firms, Jeff Lyon tells GlobeSt.com
The 24-story residential tower proposed for 820 John St. will have its first early design guidance meeting next month.
Patrick Gemma of DCT said he considers this an extension of the Fife market, 'which is pretty much out of land.'
Kidder Mathews in February announced it made two big West Coast mergers and company leaders say the privately owned real estate firm will look to grow its Bay Area operations in the future.
Zazzle currently operates three facilities in California. The ecommerce company began searching for a new manufacturing facility about a year ago.
RENO, NEV. - Zazzle has leased a 180,792-square-foot industrial facility at the South Valley Commerce Center in Reno. The space is located at 811 Sandhill Road.
Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm with an office in Irvine, has acquired Costa Mesa-based Alden Management Group.
The Port of Olympia is set to close on its $6.5 million purchase of three buildings in Lacey's Meridian Campus.
Kidder Mathews has acquired Costa Mesa-based Alden Management Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Alden is a commercial property management firm with a portfolio of office, industrial, and retail properties throughout the Southern California market.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced the e-commerce giant plans to add another 100,000 jobs by mid-2018.
The company has acquired Alden Management Group and is preparing to merge with Heger Industrial.
Kidder Mathews has acquired Alden Management Group of Costa Mesa, California, in its second major deal this month.
Kidder Mathews has hired Tim Gunsten as an associate in its Reno, NV office.
The firm worked on behalf of the same sponsor to provide loans totaling $12.2 million for the portfolio.
Kidder Mathews acquired Costa Mesa, CA-based Alden Management Group. The move expands its CRE property management footprint of office, industrial, and retail properties across SoCal by more than 45 million square feet.
The Inland area ranks No. 2 in the nation for million-square-foot-plus "megawarehouses," according to commercial real estate company CBRE Group.
Portfolio Grows to 45 million square feet
Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm headquartered in Seattle with Tacoma native Jeff Lyon at the helm, announced today that it has acquired Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Alden Management Group.
West Coast commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews announced it has completed discussions to merge with Heger Industrial, one of the most dominant industrial real estate firms in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles-based industrial powerhouse Heger Industrial has merged with Kidder Mathews. Industry leader and Heger CEO and President Robert Thornburgh will join the Kidder Mathews'; executive leadership team.
Kidder Mathews has merged with Los Angeles-based industrial firm Heger Industrial. The new company will retain the Kidder Mathews name and operating structure.
Developer Kilroy Realty Corp. said it's in talks with a single tenant to lease its entire 740,000-square-foot Exchange project in Mission Bay in potentially San Francisco's biggest office lease ever.
Combined Portfolio Exceeds 45M SF Across the West Coast
In its efforts to position itself as the pre-eminent West Coast commercial brokerage firm, Kidder Mathews will be announcing today its merger with Los Angeles-based Heger Industrial, creating the largest independently owned commercial real estate firm on the West Coast.
Kidder Mathews and Heger Industrial have agreed to a merger in a deal announced today that supports Kidder Mathews' West Coast expansion.
Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews'
growth continued Tuesday, when the company announced it has
merged with Los Angeles-based Heger Industrial.
Kidder Mathews and Heger Industrial have merged to form the largest privately owned
brokerage firm on the West Coast. The strategic growth move gives Kidder Mathews a strong foothold in the
Southern California market and Herger a more robust platform with offices throughout the West Coast and more
than 600 brokers.
The e-commerce company Zazzle is relocating to the Biggest Little City.
Zazzle will occupy a 209-000-square-foot building that is being constructed by Panattoni Development Co.
A Santa Clara, Calif.-based private investment group has purchased the 58-unit Muse apartment complex in Portland for $20.1 million. The community is located at 1313 N.W. 19th Ave. The Muse was built in late 2016. Jordan Carter, Clay Newton, Tyler Linn and Joe DeJager of Kidder Mathews executed the sale. The seller was Gerding Edlen.
There are 21 office projects now underway, and 17 of them are in Seattle. The Seattle market now has about 4.2 million square feet under construction.
A recent recap of Thurston County's industrial market from area real estate firm Kidder Mathews shows an active 2016 in terms of development, which should segue into a positive 2017.
According to real estate firm Kidder Mathews, the Pierce County office market closed out 2016 with the strongest quarter in five years, with 160,672 square feet of market absorption during the three-month period.
Legacy Partners Commercial of Foster City, California became SteelWave in a reorganization two years ago, and now SteelWave has sold two more properties from the old Legacy portfolio, according to King County records.
The e-commerce company Zazzle is moving to the Biggest Little City, Mayor Hillary Schieve announced at the State of the City address on Jan. 26.
Michael Dupuy (pictured, left), Fletcher Perry and Rachael Thompson have joined Kidder Mathews' Phoenix, AZ office.
San Francisco will see more new office space in 2017 than at any time in the past three decades. More than 3 million square feet, including the city's tallest new building, Salesforce Tower, will provide a big dose of new supply, twice the amount delivered in 2016.
Irgens completed the $17 million acquisition of four acres of land for an upcoming Gilbert medical campus that is already 65 percent pre-leased.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has leased 102,079 square feet in a new project in Redwood City, in one of the largest office deals signed last year in the Peninsula.
The customer relationship management company is the largest tenant at the Nine Two Nine tower, one of three new office buildings in downtown Bellevue.
Wellco Industries leased the 89,819-square-foot industrial building at 2095 California Ave. in Corona, CA for 88 months.
Kidder Mathews released their 2016 fourth quarter hotel performance report indicating the Seattle area is about to crest, with new supply on the verge of outpacing demand. With nearly 5,000 rooms under construction and even more planned, Kidder Mathews expects reduced occupancy rates and intensifying price competition.
As the largest tenant in Federal Way's Evergreen Corporate Center, HomeStreet Bank went all in and expanded their office space with the recent purchase of the 112,000 square foot Evergreen Corporate Center for $15.65 million, or approximately $139 a square foot, from California-based LBA Realty on Jan. 18th.
Real estate and technology are arguably the two hottest industries in the Puget Sound region, and this year's Family Business of the Year has found a clever way to harness both.
King County records show the Evergreen Corporate Center has sold for $15.65 million.
King County records show the Union Bay Apartments sold for $23.95 million.
The Inland-area commercial building vacancy rate fell 21.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to the same time in 2015 and the monthly average lease rate jumped 15.2 percent over the year - but remains below those of surrounding areas.
A company that creates and promotes technology products for construction, electricity and landscape design has leased space in Corona.
In the wake of store closings by Kmart, Sears and Macy's, because news continues to come in from that sector, much of it with local implications, little of it good
Three former Colliers International Healthcare Services Group experts are now with Kidder Mathews' Phoenix office. Michael Dupuy (senior vice president), Fletcher Perry (senior vice president) and Rachael Thompson (vice president) work with tenants, landlords, investors and developers to lease, acquire and dispose of commercial real estate assets..
Amazon and some other tech companies have become so dominant in commercial real estate that there's now an acronym to describe the phenomenon.
About 800 laborers swarm over a 17-acre property on the waterfront in Renton, hammering away on one of the biggest real estate bets ever made on South King County.
The new purchase has allowed BECU to increase its holdings in the office park to 589,000 square feet.
The 400 Concar building in San Mateo is the first of a 305,000-square-foot speculative project developed by Hines and Pearlmark Real Estate Partners.
The city is seeking a real estate consultant to help prepare a request for proposals for developing the properties.
San Diego County's industrial property market ended 2016 with a historically low 5.1 percent vacancy rate, according to the latest quarterly data from CoStar Group.
Dave Simonsen, Michael Hoeck, and Michael Nevis, commercial real estate brokers in Kidder Mathews' Reno office, have been recognized at the 2016 Northern California SIOR Premier Broker Awards for two transactions.
Washington state's largest credit union has made a commitment in Tukwila worth $78 million.
Last year around this time, the Business Journal tapped into some local players in the real estate market to see how they thought the year ahead would unfold.
As 2016 moves into the record books, industrial real estate brokers are as optimistic as they've been in a long time. Here are five highlights from fourth-quarter leasing, according to Sean Gallinger, an associate vice president specializing in industrial and land properties with Kidder Mathews.
David Chudzik, vice president for Kidder Mathews' Valuation Advisory Services, has been awarded the CRE designation by The Counselors of Real Estate.
The DJC recently reported that Acacia Capital Corp. of Phoenix sold the 87-unit Q Apartments on Upper Queen Anne for $26.5 million.
Ascentris, a Denver-based real estate private equity company, on behalf of one of its public retirement system clients, has sold the Cameron Distribution Center, a 321,000 square foot light industrial building located in the Airport Way submarket of Portland, Oregon.
BECU purchased eight additional buildings at the Gateway Corporate Center in Tukwila for $78 million on Dec. 27.
Vacancies in industrial property remain at historical lows in Orange County, according to a report by Kidder Mathews.
The Boeing Employees Credit Union has bought most of the Tukwila office and industrial park where its headquarters building is located. BECU confirmed the sale, recorded this week by King County, of the Gateway Corporate Center for $78 million.
The six-story complex was completed a year ago, with 99 housing units and 7,200 square feet of retail - all fully leased.
Ballard Public Lofts & Market at 6450 24th Ave. N.W. has sold for $47.4 million, according to King County records.
The first three buildings of the Des Moines Creek Business Park, being developed on Port of Seattle-owned land south of Sea-Tac Airport, have sold for $68 million. King County records show the sale, confirmed by developer Panattoni, which includes about 35 acres and half million square feet of industrial space.
The buyer was Fana Northlake LLC, which is associated with Bellevue's Fana Group.
An Australian company won't proceed with a project for a 1,100-room hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip, company officials announced Thursday.
Sierra Construction Co. has tilted the concrete walls for Building No. 108 at Redmond Ridge Corporate Center in Redmond.
Tarlton Properties Announces 27,260 SF Lease Deals to Biomedical Companies
Strong performance of the Puget Sound real estate market continues late into the year, this time with another industrial site in Tacoma selling and readying for a massive redevelopment, which when completed will deliver 1.2 million square feet of office/warehouse and industrial space along with 720 parking spots on a 52.9-acre property zoned for...
Good industrial sites are hard to find in South Seattle, so Prologis' $136 million acquisition of 62 acres near Boeing Field has people talking.
The buyer was DCT Blair Logistics Center LLC, associated with DCT Industrial of Denver, which has filed plans with the city of Tacoma to develop the former container-storage yard, which now has five older buildings on it that will be removed.
Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties on Thursday announced the sale of Waters Edge Apartments, a 304-unit multifamily property in Kent.
Security Properties of Seattle and former NBA star David Robinson's company sold a Kent apartment complex for $56.6 million last week, according to public records, $16.4 million more than they paid for it less than two years ago.
Urban Villages Inc. plans to transform three buildings in the city's re-emerging Pioneer Square neighborhood.
The Denver office of NorthMarq said David Link and Brian Fisher arranged $93 million in acquisition financing for the 524-unit Bridges at Northcreek in Bothell, which sold in October for $145 million.
Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties today announced the successful sale of Waters Edge Apartments, a 304-unit multifamily property located in Kent, Washington, in the Seattle MSA on November 30, 2016.
King County records show the sale of the Altitude Apartments for $30.185 million. The seller was Eagle Ridge Villa LLC, associated with developer Chris Koruga.
Pokemon is moving to the new 400 Lincoln Square office high-rise in downtown Bellevue, where the children's entertainment company will occupy three of the upper floors, according to commercial real estate brokers.
Pokémon is closing in on a big new office lease that would up its U.S. presence in Bellevue, Wash., already home to its North America office.
The Port of Seattle could lose as much as $93 million if developer Chris Hansen builds a sports arena in Sodo - and the port put itself on the line for that loss.
A fully leased Class A office building in Roseville has sold to a Modesto land investment company for $16.05 million.
The new headquarters of Weyerhaeuser seem an exception to other office buildings in this waterfront city. Instead of a tower on a busy street, this new corporate base is a horizontal structure with a front door that opens onto a public park.
SAN DIEGO - The larger the user, the more important it is to get out to the marketplace early, Kidder Mathews' David Crabb tells GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE look at the tenant-rep side of the office sector.
About five months after crews officially broke ground on the Broadway Tower project, the giant pit at the corner of Southwest Broadway and Southwest Columbia has bottomed out and a 375-foot crane now towers above it.
Some investors from China are backing away from investing in real estate in the U.S, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.
Lennar Multifamily Communities is now considering an even larger development scheme for the full block at 23rd and Union known as MidTown Center, although it doesn't yet own the site.
Cohen Equities acquired Corporate Center in January of 2016 with 50-percent vacancy and has brought the property to full occupancy in under a year. Now it plans to resell the asset.
The new Destiny Community Center facility offers resources for single moms and their children
The Washington State Employees Credit Union will have a design review meeting tonight for a new building it is planning in the University District, catty corner from where it currently leases space.
From a big new hotel development to a proposed expansion to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), Seattle's meetings and events sector is poised to expand.
The Seattle office rental market's high pricing and low vacancy rates continued in Quarter 3, according to a market study just released by JLL. The brokerage's analytics unit named the combined Seattle-Eastside market the 3rd most competitive office rental market in the United States.
San Rafael-based Wareham Development has started construction on a new 260,000 square feet spec development project in Emeryville called EmeryStation West.
Amazon has leased all of the new 21-story Midtown21 office high-rise in Seattle.
Mass-customization printing company Cimpress, best know in the United States for its brand Vistaprints, is making Reno its Western manufacturing and distribution hub. The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) made the announcement at a press conference Nov. 7.
Capital efficiency reigns supreme for early-stage and mid-market life-science and tech companies, Kidder Mathews' John Hundley tells GlobeSt.com. Hundley recently joined the firm's San Diego office as a first VP, specializing in tenant representation, strategic advisory, and portfolio planning for life-science, healthcare and technology clients.
The pace of foreign purchases of major King County buildings has tripled, with Chinese companies heavily represented - and now some are even building projects here themselves.
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and Cimpress, a world leader in mass customization, have announced the opening of the company's first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, Nev.
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and Cimpress, the world leader in mass customization, today announced that the company will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, NV.
Amazon today opened the second of three 36-story towers at the heart of the e-commerce giant's Denny Triangle headquarters.
A development team led by entrepreneur Collin Madden is interested in putting a 43-room hotel and restaurant in the building at 1001 Westlake Ave. N. long occupied by American Meter & Appliance.
Westcore Properties, an active investor in industrial and office properties throughout the Western United States, acquired a 1,170,000-square-foot industrial property portfolio in Reno, Nevada from an institutional owner for approximately $54.5 million.
A small two-story office building sold for $6.3 million, according to King County records. The seller was Matty Legacy Ventures LLC.
The majority of the Puget Sound region's 25 largest commercial property managers said they don't offer dog-friendly leases. They include CBRE and Kidder Mathews, which manage a combined 66.2 million square feet of commercial space.
Hanjin Shipping's bankruptcy filing caused waves near the Port of Seattle and new emails reveal, perhaps, the port has been planning for a post-Hanjin future for more than a year.
Calgary-based Grosvenor Americas, which purchased the apartments in 2013 for $88 million, was the seller. Grosvenor was represented by KM's Giovanni Napoli and Philip Assouad.
A real estate company recorded a hefty profit this month with the recent disposition of two suburban apartment complexes north of Seattle for a total of $243 million.
Wareham Development is building a commercial highrise in Emeryville that will be one of the largest additions to the East Bay's skyline in a decade.
PBS Engineering and Environmental has a new office in the Maple Street Building at 1180 N.W. Maple St. in Issaquah, offering civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering services for public and private infrastructure projects.
Real estate broker Kidder Mathews announced that Bill Frame will become the firm's president, in charge of 17 offices in five West Coast states.
Insider Bill Frame Tapped to Become President, Responsible for All Operations in 17 offices Across 5 West Coast States
Seattle-based Kidder Mathews appointed Bill Frame as the firm's President, who will head up 17 offices across five states on the West Coast.
The fourth installment in our series on Seattle Power Women, recognizing six more influential players in the industry.
Campbell Run is the second largest garden-style apartment community to sell this year on the Eastside in terms of both sales price and number of units.
Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews has named veteran broker Bill Frame to the new position of president as part of a succession plan that includes bucking expectations by remaining a privately held, independent brokerage.
Bill Frame has been named president of the regional commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews, according to an announcement from the company's chairman and CEO Jeff Lyon.
Kidder Mathews announced the $98 million sale of the Campbell Run apartments, with its sales team led by Philip Assouad and Giovanni Napoli.
Kidder Mathews' third quarter report on the local industrial market calls absorption rates "robust."
Seattle, Wash. (October 17, 2016) - Acacia Capital Corporation, a property investment firm based out of San Mateo, California, has purchased Campbell Run, a 360-home multifamily community located in Woodinville, Washington, for $98 million.
Companies continued to suck up available space during the third quarter of 2016 in the Sacramento regional market.
A week after commercial real estate firms confirmed Amazon was expanding to downtown Bellevue, another tech company also signed a big Eastside commercial lease.
At 1701 N.W. 56th St., one block north of Northwest Market Street, a mixed-use complex called Valdok is under construction. It is named for one of the past property owners to whom Lennar paid a total of $9.1 million in January.
A pair of virtual reality/gaming companies are biting off huge chunks of industrial real estate east of Seattle, in an area that is rapidly becoming a hotbed of VR activity.
Two years after buying most of a block on Seattle's First Hill, Miami-based Lennar Multifamily Communities is showing its plans for the big project, which include two residential high-rises.
Virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift is expanding in a big way on the Eastside.
A $135-million financing for a 45-story apartment tower Downtown shows that lenders are seeing renters as more-stable and permanent residents than condo owners who often use their assets as second homes, Mathews' SVP, debt and equity finance, Jamie Dick tells GlobeSt.com.
A 5.7-acre industrial property on Washington Street near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has sold for $6.8 million.
R.C. Hedreen Co. is planning a 450-room hotel adjacent to the 45-story Hyatt Regency Seattle complex it is constructing two blocks from the Washington State Convention Center.
King County Metro Transit is working on a pilot program that would let apartment building owners rent out empty parking spaces.
Seattle, a popular destination for wealthy Chinese real estate investors, is heating up even more as a new tax across the border in Vancouver is sending more buyers to the Puget Sound.
Reversing a recent trend, Domus Development will be moving out of downtown Sacramento for an office location a bit more removed from the action.
The Dallas office of Clarion Partners has paid $26.55 million, or nearly $85 per square foot, to acquire the 312,866 square foot industrial asset located at 1936-1980 West Avenue 140th Street in San Leandro, according to information provided by Kidder Mathews.
Vancouver-based Western Wealth Capital continues to increase its real estate buys in the Phoenix market.
Tahoe Stateline Venture, LLC, has entered into a purchase agreement with Jianping Pan, Kawana Holdings LLC to sell part of The Chateau at the Village for $42.5 million, according to Owens Realty Mortgage.
Apartments keep getting built, complexes keeping being sold and traded and rents keep on rising (mostly) in Phoenix and other U.S. markets.
Millions of square feet are newly available or under construction as rents rise
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HFF arranged a $41.3 million Freddie Mac loan for the purchase, which marks the firm's 10th acquisition this year.
The developer of the 484-unit Pinnacle on the Park, Phase 1, has obtained $135 million in refinancing for the apartment property in downtown San Diego, according to brokerage firm Kidder Mathews, which arranged the financing.
An LLC associated with Chris Hansen, the San Francisco financier hoping to bring pro basketball back to Seattle, bought two contiguous SoDo properties on Tuesday that total about 4.88 acres.
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MG Properties Group, a private San Diego-based real estate investor and operator, has announced the acquisition of the Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent, Washington.
BPM Real Estate Group has selected Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, to build its Broadway Tower project in downtown Portland.
Kidder Mathews expanded its San Diego office with the addition of John Hoffman as senior vice president. The more than 25-year CRE veteran specializes in office, medical and R&D sales and leasing transactions.
A $17 million, five-story hotel project and Sonic Drive-In - the first in Snohomish County - are part of two new developments sprouting up just east of I-5 in Marysville.
Wareham Development has started construction on a commercial highrise in Emeryville, one of the largest additions to the East Bay's skyline in a decade.
A venture led by Greenland USA has paid $171 million for the Landing at Oyster Point, a South San Francisco development site that is slated to be redeveloped into office and life-science space.
They are CityMD Urgent Care, MOD Pizza, BECU and T-Mobile. Weingarten's Louis Wenger closed the deal, with JSH, First Western and Kidder Mathews representing the tenants.
Chinese investment in commercial real estate in the Bay Area remains robust despite an economic slowdown at home. Industry leaders, excited about two big-ticket acquisitions by Chinese investors, are optimistic that they're a sign of more to come.
Real estate broker Dan Mathews, with the firm Kidder Mathews, represented both seller and buyer in a recent transaction - selling 14 acres located at 1010 South 146th St. to Bridge Development Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based industrial and office developer.
The Peninsula's hospitality boom hasn't showed signs of slowing down yet. With hotel occupancy rates at 81 percent and average daily room rates up 5.6 percent over last year, developers have flocked to the area to get a piece of the action...
The controversy over the City Council's decision to open a temporary - and perhaps permanent - homeless facility at Terminal 1 has only increased in recent days.
The Chinese joint venture acquired their foothold on the California coast from local developers Shorenstein Properties and SKS Partners for a reported $171 million.
A huge new cold storage facility will be completed in Burien in a few months, following the earlier $4.5 million sale of 14 acres of city-owned land in the Northeast Redevelopment Area.
As a heat wave bears down on Seattle, the region is getting another cold-storage warehouse.
Negotiations are continuing for the sale of a former hotel in Clinton, IA.
The San Francisco-based hotel developer, Stanford Hotels, received an approval from the city's design review board on Tuesday for its newest Seattle project, the 49-story Altitude Hotel & Residences.
It's a commonly held opinion that the only attractive aspect of industrial real estate is cash flow. And while it makes for a nice rule-of-thumb at cocktail parties, the current market is proving it false.
Seven bid have been submitted to the city to purchase Terminal 1, the surplus industrial site where the City Council has voted to open a temporary homeless shelter and perhaps permanent homeless multi-service center.
A Bellevue company, Wallace Properties, already is invested as an apartment developer in Seattle's Northgate neighborhood. And now it has paid $33 million for an older multifamily property, the 146-unit Park at Northgate at 10713 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Kidder Mathews arranged the $51.57 million sale of the Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent.
What's attracting office buyers to downtown Sacramento these days isn't necessarily proximity to Golden 1 Center or cutting-edge design, according to one broker. It's an old but still popular feature: on-site parking.
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has arranged the $2.3 million sale of 51st & Southern, a 15,498-square-foot retail property located eight miles southwest of downtown Phoenix in Laveen.
Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that Executive Vice President Eric Wohl negotiated the sale of 51st & Southern, a 15,498-square-foot multi-tenant retail property in the Phoenix metro area. The purchase price was $2,32
25-Year CRE Veteran Recruited from CFI
King County records show that the Park at Northgate Apartments sold Friday for $33 million. Located at 10735 Roosevelt Way N.E., the 1967 complex includes six three-story buildings with 146 units and surface parking.
King County records show that the 73-unit Capri apartments in downtown Kirkland sold for just under $40.13 million.
Two years ago, Amazon's real estate director said the company would have 10 million square feet of office space in Seattle by 2019.
With recent office lease-rate increases in that submarket, tenants are migrating out and flocking to more-affordable markets or even moving down a class to save money, Kidder Mathews' Jerry Holdner tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY.
Redmond Woods office park sold for $36.9 million, according to King County records.
Outside of Seattle's central business district, brokers with Kidder Mathews commercial real estate find mostly small tenants taking new leases for office space in South King County.
The region's industrial sector is most vacant in the southeast Valley and least empty in the areas south of the Salt River and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Washington Capital Management, Inc. sold the office building at 728 134th St. SW in Everett, WA to Shelby Company for $14.2 million, or about $253 per square foot.
Lee & Associates has completed a lease for 12,945 square feet of retail space at 2550 Jason Court within the Jason Court Business Park in Oceanside.
idder Mathews' Q2 2016 Orange County office report reveals that the market continued to improve, posting just more than 131,000 square feet of positive net absorption for the quarter.
In the transaction, Scottsdale based investor Urman Investments, the buyer, was represented by Darren Tappen of Kidder Mathews.
Plans for a Burger King restaurant were submitted to the city's building department on Thursday, June 23. The 80-seat, 3,000 square-foot facility will be located on the Eagle's Landing development site at the northeast corner of Highway 8 and Highway 12.
Amazon.com Inc. has signed another East Bay industrial lease as it grows its warehouse space to accommodate demand from customers.
Black Plague Brewing has leased space at 2550 Jason Court in Oceanside, planning to join the eight other breweries currently operating in the city in another six months.
Synapse Development Group and partner Aqarat has purchased an office building in San Francisco's Mid-Market neighborhood for $33 million, nearly double what the property sold for less than three years ago.
THREE DAYS A WEEK, Peter Cho is in his small, airy kitchen at Han Oak, plating haute Korean barbecue with just one or two other cooks. One server ferries shio-koji pork belly bo ssam and smoked hangar steak to expectant diners, all of whom paid in advance to eat.
A brief shower delayed the golden shovel photo op, but once the skies dried up, investors, executives and other stakeholders gathered around BPM Real Estate Group's CEO, Walter Bowen, for the official groundbreaking of Broadway Tower on Friday morning.
In May the Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group published Breaking Ground: Chinese Investment In U.S. Real Estate, to analyze the increasing trend of Chinese foreign direct investment in real estate in several major cities and regions in the U.S.
Yakima offers a number of amenities for those attending regional conventions: sunshine; a central location; a growing number of diversions in the form of wineries, restaurants and concerts; and a convention center that was last expanded in 2010.
A stellar international brand has made Silicon Valley commercial real estate attractive to Chinese investors seeking condo projects, office buildings and corporate campus sites. 'It's everything,' says one industry expert.
Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride hailing company said Tuesday.
In a bid to tap into the South Bay's deep talent pool, Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office here that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride-booking company said.
Create World America has acquired an 8,748-square-foot residential development site near Pike Place Market in Seattle for $17.1 million. The space is located at 1613 2nd Ave.
Office specialist, Grant Keeney, has joined Kidder Mathews' Sacramento brokerage division as a senior vice president.
A 12-story apartment building may be pushing longtime jazz club Jimmy Mak's out of its home on Northwest 10th Avenue, but the tunes won't go silent for long.
Yakima Convention Center officials are exploring the idea of a fourth expansion since its opening four decades ago.
It was about four years ago that Asian investors, mostly from China, began buying large commercial development sites in the Puget Sound region.
Create World America, a Hong Kong-based developer and construction management firm, acquired a high-rise development site in South Lake Union for $16.25 million.
San Francisco-based industrial developer Prologis has filed plans with the city to build a four-story warehouse, manufacturing and research building at 646 S. Holgate St. in Sodo.
This time, Create World bought a vacant 8,748-square-foot site one block from Seattle's famed Pike Place Market. The site, which was purchased from Iowas-based real estate private equity firm Principal Real Estate Investors, will be home to a high-rise residential building featuring condominiums.
New Urban Properties, a commercial real estate investment company, has sold a 1.93 acre development site to ROEM Development Corporation for $11.5 million.
A Taiwan-based company called Chainqui Development plans to soon start building a Seattle apartment building called Urban Green Villa, and it will not be green in name only.
Create World America, an international construction management firm based in Hong Kong, paid $17.1 million for a site near Pike Place Market where it wants to build a luxury residential tower.
A Chinese real estate developer, active in downtown Bellevue and Seattle, has staked a claim in South Lake Union, where it's proceeding with plans to build an apartment tower.
Create World Group has bought the site for $17.1 million.
Jameson will mange 1.2 million square feet of industrial and office space.
The once-struggling Redmond Technology Center office building is worth 90 percent more than it was only two years ago.
Office construction in the county is on the rise again, hitting a high not seen for nearly a decade.
On Tuesday there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Federal Aviation Administration's five-story, 300,000-square-foot regional office at the Des Moines Creek Business Park.
Burrard Group of Vancouver, B.C., paid $14.95 million for land at 1200 Howell St. where it plans to build a 40-story condo tower called Nexus.
Earlier this month, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that China's largest homebuilder, the Vanke Co., is working on a deal to finance a 43-story apartment tower near the Space Needle.<
Washington's life science industry is noted as one of the leading economic drivers in the state, and in honor of this Governor Jay Inslee signed a proclamation on Tuesday designating June 1st as Life Science Day, in preparation for the annual Life Science Innovation Northwest Conference.
The medical startup is responsible for a device that helps treat peripheral arterial disease.
Shuttleworth, which specializes in the design and manufacturing of exhaust systems, has leased a 24,900-square-foot industrial building located at 4945 Aircenter Circle in Reno from Global Logistic Properties, a provider of modern logistics facilities.
An entity related to Irvine-based real estate investment company, Passco Companies, sold a Pierce County shopping plaza late last month to a local investor.
Innotrac Corporation, an omnichannel commerce technologies and operations company, has renewed their existing 224,778 square foot lease at 4910 Longley Lane in Reno, Nevada, along with an additional 52,500 square foot expansion at the same location.
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Mary's Gone Crackers, a manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will be opening a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and research and development facility in Reno.
As TMG continues work at its Champion Station project in North San Jose, the developer managed to sell one of the buildings in the complex to a private investor.
The Martin Group has proposed a 416-unit residential project in downtown Oakland, another example of a new developer entering the East Bay city.
China Vanke, the mainland's largest residential developer, has agreed to invest in a project to develop a near Seattle, Washington's famed Space Needle.
California Lt Governor Gavin Newsom emphasized the important role sub-national regions and private enterprise can play in facilitating dialogue and strengthening wide-ranging cooperation between the US and China.
Bay area mixed-use property developer TMG Partners has announced the sale of 250 West Tasman Drive, a 99,550-square-foot building at Champion Station.
Dermody Properties has broken ground on LogistiCenter at 167, a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility in Fife. The facility will be located at 7450 26th St. E., just east of Tacoma.
Dermody Properties, a national industrial acquisition, development and operating firm headquartered in Reno, Nev., recently broke ground on a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility, known as LogistiCenter(SM) at 167, at 7450 26th St. E. Fife, Wash.
Video game developer Valve Corp. has leased a large industrial space in Kirkland, and now real estate brokers are buzzing about it leasing a significant amount of office space in Lincoln Square tower, which is under construction in Bellevue.
The redevelopment of Yesler is predicated on creating a mixed-income community.
A Minnesota company has paid $21.1 million for an Issaquah property that sold for $50.5 million a dozen years ago.
Kemper Development Co. appears to be close to landing two more tenants for its Lincoln Square expansion and that would mean about half of the 710,000 square feet of office space is taken.
REI's Spring District headquarters in Bellevue could start at 200,000 square feet, with the possibility of expansion, according to a quarterly report from real estate firm Kidder Mathews.
Speaking on Jiang's behalf, Mark Piscitelli of the commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews tells Eater Jiang opened his first Sushi Mioga in the area, a conveyor-belt-sushi spot in Beaverton's Timberland Town Center, earlier this year, and he says Jiang intends to open a third Sushi Mioga at Johnson Creek and 82nd Avenue sometime this summer.
New details have emerged about the commercial portion of the Cannery mixed-use redevelopment in Davis.
Lee & Associates, the fourth largest full-service commercial real estate organization in the country, has negotiated a lease for 5,525 square feet of office space on behalf of the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada Headquarters.
Lee & Associates, the fourth largest full-service commercial real estate organization in the country, has negotiated a lease for 5,525 square feet of office space on behalf of the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada Headquarters.
A thriving tourism industry helped make the Seattle region's hotel market one of the strongest in the country.
Dave Pinnegar and Russ Jabara have joined Kidder Mathews in San Diego, CA as senior vice presidents. The duo will specialize in leasing and sales of industrial properties.
The rows of low-income housing across the street from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle is where few people would expect high-rise office buildings to be built.
Central District is one of Seattle's oldest and largest neighborhoods. Located east of downtown, the Central District is a primarily residential area of about 3.5 square miles that is home to over 40,000 people.
Luxury apartment builder AvalonBay Communities is planning a 330-unit, 25-story apartment tower on a vacant lot at the corner of Second Avenue and Wall Street in the trendy Belltown neighborhood of Seattle.
Dermody Properties has announced plans to develop a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility in the Tacoma submarket of Fife. The property will be known as LogistiCenter at 167. It will be located at 7402 26th St. E.
Vancouver's food scene is on fire, with new restaurants and food carts stoking new energy downtown.
Dermody Properties says it will start construction soon on a 225,972-square-foot industrial building at 7402 26th St. E. in Fife.
Dermody Properties, a national industrial real estate owner-operator headquartered in Reno, Nev., recently announced plans to develop a 225,972-square-foot industrial facility in Fife, Washington. The property, known as LogistiCenter at 167, is located at 7402 26th Street East.
Firm forecasts continued, but slower industrial absorption and growth in 2016.
The Seattle development group that brought Whole Foods to University Place is moving forward with plans to build more retail on the city's commercial center off Bridgeport Way.
RAF Pacifica Group acquired a 277,040 square-foot portfolio of 16 buildings in San Diego County.
Vulcan Real Estate rocked the region last week when it announced it will develop four big office buildings in the Lakefront Blocks project in South Lake Union for Google.
RAF Pacifica Group has purchased a 16-building industrial portfolio in San Diego. The price was not disclosed, though the firm secured a $19.6 million loan at 50 percent leverage for the acquisition.
radley C. Shepard, Stanley V. Shepard and Growing Investments LLC has purchased a 52,524-square-foot industrial property in Woodburn for $3.2 million.
The San Diego-based MG Properties bought the 283-unit property from the Reliant Group, a San Francisco-based holding company.
Anchorage offices remains in limbo this week, with lawmakers set to meet Thursday to decide whether to move out of their building on Fourth Avenue, buy it or pursue some other option.
Apple's plans for a new "spaceship" campus in Cupertino are certain to create an attention-getting headquarters icon and another Silicon Valley landmark
Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm, has opened a new office in Irvine and recruited several local brokers, according to a news release.
Not to jinx it, but shop owners in Fremont probably need not fret about Google leaving the Seattle neighborhood. Not with another growing tech company, Tableau Software, headquartered there.
The Seattle-based firm recruited several local brokers and plans to have up to 30 employees there by the end of 2017.
One of the largest privately held retail real estate companies in the western U.S., Vestar, announced last Wednesday that it has acquired its first property in the state of Washington.
Kidder Mathews' robust West Coast expansion continued Monday when the Seattle-headquartered real estate services company announced it has opened an Orange County, California, office.
Greystar Investment Group walked away with more than $45 million in profit after selling The Mill at Mill Creek, an apartment complex it owned in Snohomish County for three years, to The Blackstone Group.
Retail space topped real estate investors list of the most sought-after properties in Pierce County last year and with a Chinese developer's $135 million proposition for a U-Village type space in Tacoma, that trend could continue into 2016.
Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews is adding a new office to its constellation anchored in Tacoma with headquarters in Seattle, and led by Pierce County native Jeff Lyon as chairman and CEO.
ZoomCare, an urgent care provider, signed a lease for 30,193 square feet in the under-construction office building known as Pearl West in Portland, OR.
The head of international investment management for Germany's Union Investment Real Estate was a driving force behind the company's $299 million purchase of two Amazon-occupied buildings in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood last December.
The biggest real estate deal in King County during 2015 involved the tallest building in Washington and a buyer in Hong Kong
By the end of 2015, the greater Seattle area office market's vacancy rate dropped to 8.1 percent with tenants leasing more than 4.4 million square feet of office space - nearly double what had been leased in 2014, according to Seattle real estate brokerage Kidder Mathews.
Phenix Salon Suites will continue its expansion in the Sacramento region with a new store in Roseville.
The Bellevue Sheraton now has a new owner since Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The acquisition includes Buildings C and E for a total of 129,972 square feet.
Google has agreed to pay $250 million to buy several Sunnyvale buildings where it could employ thousands of workers, which experts said Wednesday represents a fresh addition to the search giant's remarkable expansion in Silicon Valley.
Commercial Brokers Association has elected new officers and directors for 2016.
Gary Guenther of Kidder Mathews will discuss the biggest deals in the local office market at Bellevue Chamber of Commerce's next business lunch at noon March 24 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
Kidder Mathews added multifamily investment broker Brian Richardson to the Bellevue team as a vice president.
A Philadelphia-area company is betting big that the technology and gaming industries will keep the Eastside office market strong.
Google has submitted new renderings for what would be a landmark office complex in Silicon Valley, potentially a striking addition to the tech titan's facilities in north Mountain View.
Record Low Drug Store Cap Rate Nationwide at 4.22%
Cohen Equities, a New York City-based real estate investment and management firm, purchased the Corporate Center located at 10400 N. 25th Ave. in Phoenix.
Goldman Sachs Retains West Coast Firm to Fill Portland Tower
Construction workers are in the early stages of turning Seattle's first public housing project, the 561-unit Yesler Terrace, into a mixed-income neighborhood with 5,000 residences, nearly 1 million square feet of commercial space and a central park.
The economic outlook as a whole is uncertain with both tech companies and the stock market taking big hits in recent months.
CenterPoint Properties has acquired a 152,155-square-foot distribution facility in Auburn for an undisclosed sum.
If you're going to rent an apartment on Seattle's Capitol Hill, chances are increasing that Equity Residential will be your landlord.
During its current growth binge, Apple Inc. has snapped up a former FedEx warehouse, an old chip fab and innumerable nondescript office and R&D buildings.
Kidder Mathews has brought in Jay Richter, CCIM as a vice president in the firm's Sacramento office. Richter will handle Sacramento Valley industrial and land sales.
With the vacancy rates going down, apartment rents going up and the projected growth of the community over the next five years there will be a need for more housing developments.
Kidder Mathews ranks No. 1 in this week's Puget Sound Business Journal list, which ranks commercial real estate firms by the number of licensed, full-time, local brokers.
A full 90 percent of Rod Keefe's commercial real estate business lies between CenturyLink stadium and South Lake Union.
A real estate investment company called CenterPoint Properties has made a big bet in Auburn that Amazon.com won't damage FedEx and other traditional shippers too much if the e-commerce behemoth starts delivering packages on its own.
South Lake Union checks all the boxes for spinning out life science companies except perhaps one - spaces to house their growth.
Kidder Mathews has hired the retail sales and leasing team of Damian Sevilla and Jason Miller from Colliers International.
CenterPoint Properties is proud to announce the acquisition of a 152,155 square foot facility on 15 acres at 3702 C Street NE in Auburn, Washington.
SKS Partners LLC and ProspectHill Group picked up a 140,000-square-foot warehouse in the South of Market neighborhood for $47 million.
Owens Financial, the owner of the mixed-use development project known as Chateau at the Village, is looking for a buyer, or buyers, for the 11.5 acre area in South Lake Tahoe once known as "The Hole."
A prominent mixed-use development project in South Lake Tahoe is for sale - just as another phase of expansion begins.
Perched at the edge of the Bay behind the much more famous Ferry Building, the Ferry Plaza East Building has now been vacant for more than two years.
Proposed Regional Distribution Center Coming to Woodburn
Kidder Mathews, agent, is selling The Chateau at the Village, an 11.5-acre retail and large-scale fully entitled residential development site in the heart of South Lake Tahoe.
In another sign of economic revival in Sacramento's Tower District, a local investment group has acquired a half city block at 19th Street and Broadway with plans that could include luring retailers and possibly a grocery store.
Kidder Mathews, as exclusive agent for the Seller, is selling The Chateau at the Village, an 11.5-acre retail and large-scale fully entitled residential development site in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, California.
Two hotel sales this year in Seattle and Bellevue have set records for the Puget Sound region.
Walton Street Capital Divests 64,000-SF Bellevue Bldg
J. Michael Hoeck, Michael Nevis, Dave Simonsen and Steve Kucera have joined the industrial division for Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm that just opened an office in Reno.
Commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews has taken the first step in an effort to double its Sacramento-area presence over the coming year.
It has been seven months since the Midtown Center in the Central District was put on the market last summer, and, as of right now, the hot piece of real estate is still for sale - though a deal is looming.
Meet the young brokers who are doing significant deals in the Bay Area's hot real estate market. With office costs soaring, they use shrewd strategy to help clients make the best decisions possible
When the seller occupying a property is a credit tenant, that is a huge plus for the buyer, but the downside is they're used to doing whatever they want to the property, CT Realty's director of acquisitions Steve Provencio tells GlobeSt.com.
Like other segments of the Puget Sound region's commercial real estate industry, the industrial sector is having its best year since 2006.
AAA Washington has purchased One Newport Building, an 89,850-square-foot office building in Bellevue, for $29 million. The Class A building is located at 3605 132nd Ave. SE.
The local office of a new brokerage in the region, Kidder Mathews, has signed up three new brokers - and plans on bringing in more.
Experts say Arizona has said goodbye to the recession and the commercial real estate industry can expect slow, steady growth in 2016.
Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm with 13 offices on the West Coast, has opened an office at 50 W. Liberty Street in Reno.
AAA Washington purchased the four-story One Newport Building at 3605 132nd Ave. S.E. in Bellevue for $29.08 million.
Kidder Mathews continues to grow its Sacramento commercial real estate group, and recently added three veteran brokers. Bruce Wirt, Dennis Shorrock, and Tom Bacon will be senior vice presidents in the firm, and will specialize in office properties.
Lake Union Partners' $30 million plan for the languishing Eitel Building is benefiting from broader efforts to clean up and redefine downtown Seattle's Pike-Pine corridor.
AAA Washington, an insurance company based in Bellevue, has purchased the One Newport Building in Factoria for $29,075,000.
A recent acquisition of 77,000 square feet of industrial/office space is slated for expansion of a life science cluster, enabling the commercialization of a vast amount of intellectual property coming from neighboring Stanford University.
Insurance and travel company AAA Washington on Thursday bought the One Newport Building along Interstate 90 in Bellevue for nearly $29.1 million, according to real estate group Kidder Mathews.
Kidder Mathews opened a new office in Reno and hired four of that region's top industrial brokers.
Commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews, has opened an office in Reno and has recruited four of the region's top industrial brokers.
BKM Capital partners purchased a Tempe multi-tenant industrial center, Desert Vista Commerce Center, for $8,914,000.
Commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews, announced it has opened an office in Reno and has recruited four of the region's top industrial brokers.
Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews' expansion continued Wednesday, when the company announced it has opened an office in the "biggest little city in the world," Reno, Nevada.
With volatility and devaluation at home, Chinese investors have become the No. 1 foreign purchasers of U.S. real estate, and interest in the Seattle area is said to be running high.
The Puget Sound region's office market hasn't been this hot since before the recession.
When they started working on an $8.5 million transaction, two Seattle real estate brokers didn't know that their work would benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness in a big way.
A San Francisco company called Swift Real Estate Partners has acquired a nearly half-empty office building in suburban Bellevue.
After more than 80 years as a pulp and paper mill and three as a pile of unwanted, contaminated rubble, the former Kimberly-Clark site is poised to complete a clear makeover.
With rents for prime office space soaring 28 percent in one Puget Sound-area neighborhood last year, these are good times for office landlords.
Tarlton Properties, Inc. (TPI), a commercial property development and asset manager, announced the recent acquisition of 77,000 square feet of industrial/office space for their O'Brien Drive Portfolio (ODP) in Menlo Park, CA.
Plaza Verde, a 44-unit multifamily complex located at 550 Berry Avenue in Hayward, California has been purchased by 29th Street Capital
The huge campus that Apple is planning in north San Jose that could bring 16,000 or more jobs to that part of Silicon Valley has landed a key endorsement from city staffers.
he Snohomish County Council has elected Terry Ryan to serve as chair of the council for 2016.
A Roseville office property has traded hands for $9.6 million as part of a tax-exchange deal.
From local environmental laws in California to messy zoning regulations and what was perceived to be a lack of leadership in Washington, it seems the industry does not view the current governmental climate favorably.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has signed a four year lease for a 112,000-square-foot industrial property in the San Diego submarket of Poway.
A new building being constructed on Harrison Ave. in Centralia will house Strand Insurance, and one other occupant, although it is unknown who that will be.
Intersil Corp. amended its office lease with affiliates of CBRE Global Investors for the company's headquarters in Milpitas, California.
It's been more than four months since Redding landed its first tenant in Stillwater Business Park, the city-owned industrial complex that officially opened nearly six years ago in the midst of the Great Recession with high hopes, despite the hard times.
Tyler Linn has joined the Portland office of Kidder Mathews as a vice president.
A medical office condo on First Hill sold for $8.5 million, and Kidder Mathews said in a press release that the net proceeds will benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
Medical office in Nordstrom Medical Tower sold for $8.5 million, net proceeds will benefit blindness foundation
he 32,000-square-foot property is 95% leased to a tenant mix that includes McDonald's, Fitness 19, Schools First Credit Union, KinderCare.
No surprise, it's cheaper to rent a house in most places in California than it is to buy, according to a study released by RealtyTrac.
The Puget Sound/Seattle region has risen to become one of the nation's top markets for technology jobs, resulting in plans for more than a dozen new office towers and rapidly increasing central business district (CBD) rents.
Locally based Coola Suncare, which makes sunscreens and related skin products, has leased 45,500 square feet at a Carlsbad industrial building, in a deal valued at approximately $2.28 million, according to brokerage firm Lee & Associates.
For more almost five decades, John Drebick and his family have embodied Edison's words while making Olympia a better place to live, work, and shop.
Moving Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center from First Hill to South Lake Union was the largest land assembly in Seattle since the 1962 World's Fair.
Bo Sederstrom has joined Kidder Mathews as a senior vice president. Based in the firm's Phoenix, AZ office, Sederstrom will specialize in office leasing.
The impact of Asian buyers on the Puget Sound region's real estate market has been increasing in recent years, but 2015 will be remembered as the year Asian companies had their biggest impact to date.
Honolulu-based Watumull Properties Corporation purchased the industrial facility at 3901 SE Naef Rd. in Milwakie, OR from Blount International, Inc. for $7.5 million, or about $37 per square foot.
The real estate listing for the 107-year-old apartment building calls it "one of the more historically significant apartments located in what is now considered the Burnside Bridgehead area of close-in east Portland."
The Washington chapter of NAIOP will look at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's move to South Lake Union and the catalyzing effect it had on the neighborhood.
The company behind one of the city's splashiest real estate deals is at it again.
Developers of the Cannery project in Davis this week will unveil plans for commercial development on 15 acres along Covell Boulevard.
Des Moines is on a roll as another employer, K2 Sports, is moving to a business park now under construction in the Seattle suburb.
Leasing three buildings in the first phase of Des Moines Creek Business Park has been a dream for Kidder Mathews, the broker.
Lezlie Plastino has joined Kidder Mathews' Bellevue office as a senior property manager.
Top Pot Doughnuts and Mediterranean Grill will open locations in the Village at Chambers Bay in University Place.
Trend Business Center owner McCormack Properties LP leased the business park's 17,960-square-foot building A to a Michigan-based distribution company, and plans to begin construction of a new 33,221-square-foot facility in June 2016.
The Village at Chambers Bay in University Place (formerly known as Town Center) will get two new commercial tenants next spring.
A 76-acre business park near Westfield Southcenter mall was sold Tuesday for $202.8 million, a huge sum for an industrial park in the Puget Sound region.
After announcing earlier this year it would open its first South Sound location in Tacoma, Top Pot Doughnuts is opening a second location in University Place.
In 2016, two new eateries will open up at The Village at Chambers Bay in University Village: the Mediterranean Grill and Top Pot Dougnuts.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has signed a four-year lease for a 112,000-square-foot industrial property in the San Diego submarket of Poway.
Lake Union Partners said it has purchased the 111-year-old Eitel Building at 1501 Second Ave. for $5.35 million and plans to turn it into a hotel.
A mostly vacant, old building at a key corner in downtown Seattle finally has some new owners, and they plan to turn it into a hotel with a street-level bar and restaurant
Property owners and brokers recently announced significant lease deals in Poway and Carlsbad, including General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.'s move to take 112,000 square feet in a Poway transaction valued at $4.2 million.
D & C Investments sold the retail property at 11000 Tukwila International Blvd. in Tukwila, WA to SEBCO, Inc. for $6.2 million, or about $301 per square foot.
Fueled by record-setting employment, the San Francisco Bay Area multifamily market is performing at its highest level in recent years in terms of low vacancy rates, strong rental growth, and new apartment communities coming online, under construction and planned
More than 1,200 people came to cheer at Safeco Field one evening last summer, and the Mariners didn't have a game.
When first unveiled a few years ago, the Apple Campus II seemed like a gigantic wonderland for the company's ballooning Silicon Valley workforce'
Sierra Construction recently tilted concrete walls for the third building of Des Moines Creek Business Park's first phase.
Apple has an ambitious plan to expand in the Bay Area, working with the city of San Jose to develop up to 4.15 million square feet of space in the next 15 years.
Safeco's decision to consolidate its Seattle headquarters in Safeco Plaza at 1001 Fourth Ave. could be good or bad, depending on your perspective.
After looking for more than two years, Tacoma officials think they've found the man to develop a big downtown property by the University of Washington's branch campus.
The company has already outgrown its Pentagon-sized "spaceship."
Aerostar Aerospace Manufacturing, a manufacturer of high-complexity machine parts used in commercial aircraft, has completed a 7-year lease on an industrial/manufacturing building located at 2688 East Rose Garden Lane in Phoenix, Arizona.
Apple is known for inspiring "gee whiz" reactions to its cutting-edge gizmos such as smartphones, tablets and watches, but now the tech titan is drawing a new round of "wow" responses to its stunning shopping spree for office space, buildings and land in Silicon Valley.
The Seattle-Bellevue area led the nation during the third quarter in demand for office space, edging out much larger markets like New York City and Chicago, as local technology firms expanded and newcomers planted their flags, according to a brokerage report.
By the end of this year or early next, a developer said he will be under construction on a trio of large office buildings in an unexpected place: Renton.
This week's conversion of Sacramento's Voit Real Estate Services offices into a new outpost for Seattle-based Kidder Mathews is seen as a huge opportunity for the 10 commercial brokers making the move.
With good proximity to the booming Bay Area and its locations in San Francisco, Redwood City, CA, and San Jose, Kidder Mathews has chosen Roseville as the location for its newest office.
Kidder Mathews opened its 12th office on the West Coast in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville, California.
Privately Held Seattle Brokerage Scoops Up Brokers; Eyes Further Expansion In Bay Area, Sacramento
Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews says it's opening its 12th location on the West Coast, effective Friday. The Roseville office will serve the greater Sacramento area.
When he started out on his own a couple of years ago, sushi chef Randy Mustererwould invite a few dozen of his friends over to his house for what he only half-jokingly called "underground" sushi feasts. Price of admission: About $40.
Green Theory, Bellevue's first legal recreational cannabis store, has been open just over a year, and already it's going to have to move.
With three quarters down and less than one to go before the end of the year, Portland's office market shows no signs of easing up anytime soon.
Seattle-based commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews will take over the local office of Voit Real Estate Services on Nov. 1.
A fast-growing, Seattle-based brokerage company is moving into the Sacramento market, taking over the local operations of Voit Real Estate Services.
Apple has grabbed a building in north San Jose that's part of a site where the fast-growing company could eventually assemble enough property for 3,000 workers.
When it comes to building office space, timing is almost as important as location. One Connecticut company entered the Seattle real estate race has both of those things going for it.
It's getting harder and harder to find a place to house a life science company in Seattle.
GS Venture Partners of Bellevue on Tuesday said it is starting development of a $100 million business park in Arlington that could have 1 million square feet of space for aerospace and other manufacturing companies.
Reinvestment, not cheaper rates, may be key to filling spaces
For the last couple of years in the Puget Sound region, it has been tough for life science companies to find offices that also include lab space.
A private investor purchased the 31-unit Lancaster Apartments at 704 E. Thomas St. in Seattle, WA from a group of local owners for almost $8.25 million, or about $266,000 per unit.
Plans are underway for a 210-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in Tumwater, the first development of its kind in the city.
Commercial real estate brokerage firm, Kidder Mathews, has opened an office in Phoenix and hired 11 brokers plus marketing support staff, all with extensive careers and experience in the Phoenix marketplace.
There are more changes ahead for the building that houses Seattle biotech Juno Therapeutics (Nasdaq: JUNO) and the Center for Infectious Disease Research.
Three large leases at two warehouse developments in Sumner go a long way toward showing why the greater Seattle industrial market is now tops in the United States.
A privately held real estate adviser out of Boston has acquired the four-building Crown Pointe office campus in Kirkland for $37 million.
One of Oakland's most valuable residential development sites, wedged between downtown and Lake Merritt, was zoned last year for "one of the most generous density allotments in a Bay Area major city," according to the property's sales brochure.
With its "spaceship" Apple Campus 2 project still under construction in Cupertino, CA, Apple has agreed to lease 777,000 square feet in Sunnyvale, CA, where it can accommodate another 4,000 workers, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
pple is eyeing fresh expansions here and in north San Jose that would add about 1 million square feet to what has turned into a stunning growth spurt for the tech giant, sources and experts said Thursday.
Commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews announced it has opened an office in Phoenix and hired 11 brokers and marketing support staff.
An affiliate of New York-based Clarion Partners has acquired the five-building Pacific Technology Park in Sorrento Mesa for $90 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Seattle-based commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews has opened an office in Phoenix.
The four speakers cited a bevy of reasons to invest in Thurston County. Good work force development thanks to a solid K-12 system and a variety of quality higher education choices.
Ruby Receptionists, provider of virtual receptionist services, signed a lease for 19,290 square feet of office space in the Fox Tower at 805 SW Broadway in Portland, OR.
WCI Voice and Data sold the office buidlign at 1945 Yale Ave. E in Seattle, WA to W.G. Clark Construction Co. for $6 million, or about $429 per square foot.
Having recently completed its first project in downtown Bellevue, Alamo Manhattan of Dallas just bought more land nearby for a second phase.
Chinook Footwear has leased 46,028 square feet at 6077 Lakeview Blvd. in Lake Oswego, OR.
Developer Walker John, who made a splash turning a former office building into the mixed-use Thurston First Bank building at Franklin Avenue and Legion Way, is at it again, converting yet another office building into residences.
Fast-growing Aduro Biotech Inc. - one of the growing list of recent Bay Area life sciences IPOs - will take little more than half of a new Wareham Development building in Berkeley's Aquatic Park with an option for the remainder of the four-story structure.
A partnership of Kauri Investments and Ariel Development called Port 106 LLC started construction on a 25,000-square-foot store for Total Wine & More at 1600 Armory Way in Interbay.
Google is expanding in its home town of Mountain View -- and for the first time is strongly considering planting its flag in north San Jose in a big way, an indication that job growth in Santa Clara County remains robust.
Say "electric cars" in Silicon Valley, and you'll conjure visions of Tesla Motors Inc.'s factory in Fremont and a sleek Model S.
The Homeport Building and Marina in downtown Kirkland has been sold to Bellevue-based PMF Investments for $28 million.
We got some of the top minds in foreign investment to tell us what it takes to strike deals with China at Bisnow's S.F. Capital Markets Extravaganza event this morning at the historic Fairmont Hotel. Here's what they had to say.
The 165,600-square-foot flex industrial/R&D/office building in Rancho Bernardo at 1655 Via Esprillo, San Diego 92127, has been sold for $30 million, cash, as a sale/leaseback transaction.
PMF Investments bought the Homeport Building & Marina at 135 Lake St. in Kirkland for $28 million.
San Diego's industrial market is on pace to be a record-setting year, as of the end of the second quarter.
The Kirkland Homeport Marina has been sold along with the office building that houses an Anthony's Homeport restaurant.
A Clarion Partners entity has paid $90 million to buy the 550,000-square-foot Pacific Technology Park in Sorrento Mesa.
Rivulis Irrigation signed a 60,120-square-foot industrial lease at 1855 Dornoch Ct. in San Diego, CA.
Building a great culture at work, typically means that companies enable employees to have terrific social bonding experiences.
The Old Spaghetti Factory is finding a new home in Tacoma, and it has economic implications beyond just serving pasta to the masses.
What a difference a year makes. Last summer, only one office project was under construction on the Peninsula.
Northwest Regional Educational Services is relocating and expanding to 23,415 square feet at Building E of Nimbus Oaks in Portland, Oregon.
The world of commercial real estate is a complex and provocative field that demands expertise in areas from development and capitalization to legal and regulatory issues to long-term investment strategies and short-term speculation.
A new office campus of 1.1 million square feet is being planned for north San Jose on Zanker Road, and the site is big enough that it could land major tech tenants such as Apple and Broadcom.
Tarragon said its 134,600-square-foot Sumner industrial building called Salmon Creek Corporate Park Building A is 70 percent leased.
Seattle is home to lots of architecture firms, known nationally for sustainable design, and in the midst of a building boom that is changing the skyline almost every day.
Slated to open in late 2015, the doughnut shop will become part of the under-construction Proctor Station (2724 North Proctor Street).
Jeffrey Crocker has joined the San Diego office of Kidder Mathews, where he will specialize in industrial and office properties in North San Diego County.
The retail market is strong in the core markets of Seattle and the Eastside, where most of the employment growth is occurring.
If anything, the softening of the economy in China, which this week devalued the yuan, will accelerate interest in Seattle properties among wealthy Chinese investors seeking a safe haven, some experts say.
Tarlton Properties Inc. just landed a big one in San Francisco Bay's booming life sciences market.
"We operate at the bleeding edge of new technologies," shares Jeff Nickel proudly. "We have a lot of automation and measuring equipment in our shop. When other firms may see no need to change, we wrap ourselves around it. It's what we do."
28-Year Veteran Joins Silicon Valley Office
South King and Pierce Counties' commercial office real estate picture remains dark, despite the sunny skies over Metro-Seattle.
An entity related Blackstone Real Estate last week closed on numerous buildings in Redmond and Bothell it briefly owned eight years ago.
Tenant Remains at Tigard's Nelson Business Center
Apple, in another remarkable expansion of its Silicon Valley operations, has struck a deal to lease two big buildings in Santa Clara, according to sources familiar with the transactions.
Twenty suburban office buildings across the Eastside sold Thursday for a total of $208.4 million.
The Convention Place bus station in downtown Seattle could be transformed into a five-story exhibition center, as part of a $1.4 billion plan to double the capacity of the Washington State Convention Center.
The massive project will change the look of a booming neighborhood and eliminate a major transit gateway into downtown as hotel development booms to meet record demand for rooms in Seattle.
The MidTown Center property, a full city block located on a major intersection at 23rd Avenue and East Union Street in Capitol Hill is coming to market for the first time in 70 years.
Apple's decision to lease a big office building in San Jose gives a boost to North San Jose and could bring well over 1,000 jobs to that part of Silicon Valley.
Seattle has more than 7 million square feet of office space under construction, and investors have spent $2.2 billion on office properties so far this year - not including Columbia Center.
The MidTown Center property is a full city block located on a major intersection at 23rd Avenue and East Union Street in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle that's for sale for the first time in 70 years.
A full block in the heart of the Central District is up for sale for the first time in 70 years.
Located at The Carlsbad Raceway Business Center, an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution center at 3200 Lionshead Ave. is being developed by Burke Real Estate Group, a local firm.
The popular franchise business combines a restaurant, sports bar and arcade and uses the slogan "Eat. Drink. Play." It's a kind of a Chuck E. Cheese with beer.
The San Francisco office real estate market continued to steamroll forward this quarter, with the second quarter seeing high absorption, a further decrease in vacancy, and steady rent growth.
The range and style of charitable giving and philanthropy varies widely among the Top Bay Area Workplaces.
Ty Clarke has joined the Tacoma office of Kidder Mathews, specializing in industrial leasing and sales.
The MidTown Center property on the corner of 23rd Avenue and East Union Street is up for sale for the first time in more than 70 years.
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Kidder Mathews has begun marketing a large property in Seattle's Central District that could set records when it sells.
You'll have to call to find out an asking price, but 23rd and Union's hallmark property is officially for sale. Last week, realtors for longtime MidTown Center owner Tom Bangasser released some slick marketing materials with sweeping aerial photos solely dedicated to selling the property.
A recently completed land deal indicates that multifamily developer Shea Properties is fast-tracking its first Seattle project.
Mary Kay Bier and Michael Jordan have joined the San Diego office of Kidder Mathews as first vice president and senior vice president, respectively.
A proposal to build a seven-story apartment complex on the west side of Seattle's Lake Union moved forward this week when the developer paid $12 million for the nearly one-acre site.
The Burger King on Market St. in Ballard has shut its doors permanently in preparation for a 5-story office building which will soon take over the acre of land where the fast food restaurant and Shell Station currently stand.
Buses during the rush hour are full, and the volume of cars on the streets seems as heavy as ever.
Kidder Mathews has hired Cam Warren. Warren will specialize in industrial leasing and sales out of the south Seattle office.
Avalara has a tiki bar, Microsoft a device bar, and then there is the wine bar, where hundreds of glasses are being poured for the Washington State Wine Commission.
A variety of Puget Sound-area companies are taking advantage of the tournament, which has drawn the world's best golfers to the area for a weeklong event.
Oregon Wine Services and Storage signed a 77-month lease for 145,136 square feet in the warehouse building at 19585 SW 118th Ave. in Tualatin, OR.
The city of University Place, WA, is buzzing with anticipation. The 2015 US Open is happening this week from June 15 to June 21.
Expect to see even more brokers in downtown San Jose after Cushman & Wakefield signed a lease to move its local office to 10 Almaden, one of the city's trophy towers.
A year ago, many thought Seattle-based Tableau Software would need as much as another 225,000 square feet of office space. But now the company could take up to nearly twice that amount.
Pest Control Producer signs at Mason Street Corporate Park
The Port of Everett has been doing due diligence work to acquire the former Kimberly-Clark mill site almost ever since shipyard company Foss Maritime backed out of a purchase-and-sale agreement a year ago.
Tacoma's Old City Hall will be saved crumbling into rubble.
Kidder Mathews, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the West Coast, along with ProEquity Asset Management today announced the sale of a 21-unit apartment property located in Vacaville, CA, The asset sold for $1,875,000.
Palo Alto Networks has struck a deal to lease potentially more than 1 million square feet of office space in Santa Clara where the technology company could employ more than 5,000 workers, according to a regulatory filing Monday.
Microsoft is looking for someone to take over its lease of six floors of office space in downtown Bellevue.
Portland's Travis Parrott and tennis partner Jordan Kerr of Adelaide, Australia, won a sectional qualifier at Las Vegas May 22-24 and will participate in a national qualifier for the U.S. Open Aug. 25-29 at New Haven, Conn.
After years of trying to hold together Old City Hall with the duct tape of code enforcement, Tacoma city officials decided several months ago it was time for something that might really stick.
The mainland tycoon picked up 501 and 500 Macara Avenue for $60M (Image from Google Street View) The family office of a major Chinese real estate developer set new highs for Silicon Valley real estate this month by acquiring an office park in Sunnyvale, California for a reported $60 million.
Hartung Glass Industries Corp. acquired the East Valley 34 industrial building at 3351 E. Valley Rd. in Renton, WA from Teutsch Parnters Real Estate Services for $8.65 million, or about $90 per square foot.
The large, vacant, and in recent years, quiet industrial site at the intersection of Wilco Road and Locust Street will soon be bustling with new life.
There's a battle fomenting between the Puget Sound region's top two life science and biotech real estate markets.
A Chinese real estate executive has paid north of $600 per square foot to acquire a Sunnyvale office project fully leased to Apple Inc., as Asian investment continues to ramp up and evolve in Silicon Valley.
The Port of Ridgefield is seeking tenants for a 112,000-square-foot industrial building it plans to construct on Port-owned property just south of the Ridgefield Industrial Park.
The large industrial site on Wilco Road that formerly housed Clayton Homes sold to a manufacturer of harvest equipment, a brokerage firm announced Tuesday.
Bainbridge city officials have been quietly considering a piece of land owned by the Sakai family on Madison Avenue as the site of a new police station.
Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ -- both of which have San Diego offices -- say they will combine in a deal creating one of the world's largest real estate companies.
CollegeNET Inc. signed a renewal lease for its 38,546 square feet and a new lease for an additional 6,182 square feet of office space at 805 SW Broadway in Portland, OR, with the new lease taking effective May 1st.
Wacom Technology Group made its Portland move official this week, signing a lease for the top three floors for the Pearl District's newest office building.
Bart Brynestad said he was "elated and extremely excited" when he got news Wednesday that his firm, Panattoni Development, was picked by the U.S. General Services Administration to build the regional office for the Federal Aviation Administration.
An expanding port up the highway from Portland is looking for tenants to fill a planned 112,000-square-foot industrial building.
The Port of Ridgefield is finishing the site plan and designs and is seeking permits for a 112,000-square-foot industrial building on port-owned property south of the Ridgefield Industrial Park on 11th Street in Ridgefield.
The Spokane Country Club could be sold to settle its multimillion bankruptcy case as dozens of members quit and business slows in the aftermath of a gender discrimination verdict.
Culture shock confronts leader of $147M project. Imagine speaking hardly any English and being tasked with overseeing a $147 million project in Bellevue
At 5 p.m. on a recent Friday, two dozen people sat at rapt attention in a nondescript, one-story office building next to the downtown Bellevue post office.
South King County's office real estate market had a good first quarter, absorbing 67,962 s.f., and dropping the vacancy rate to 11.04 percent.
Utah Prime Properties Inc. of Los Angeles has acquired a San Marcos industrial building for $2.1 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Cresa Chairman Richard Rhodes told me today that Silicon Valley won't be a blank spot for the tenant-rep alliance for long, even though its longtime affiliate, Cresa San Jose and Cresa Palo Alto, sold to Savills Studley this week.
If you run a medical marijuana dispensary or recreational pot store in Washington state, chances are you've had a hard time trying to find a place to set up shop.
Matt Wood of Kidder Mathews said other developers will be watching to see if the Prologis project is a success.
No matter where you look, Seattle's real estate market is hot. Virtually everyone lists it among the top five or 10 U.S. cities.
Bellevue-based Continental Properties has purchased the Antique Mall property in downtown Kirkland, which has sat dormant for six years since the mall owner closed its doors.
It's hard to find empty warehouse space near downtown Seattle, so a global company is going to build a lot more.
A 13.5-acre industrial property in South Seattle where Uwajimaya and ski-maker K2 are located has traded hands for $63.25 million, according to public records.
City manager thinks site is ideal for a restaurant
Expedia is moving into California-based biotech Amgen's office complex in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood by 2018. Expedia plans to rip out all the lab space to make way for its offices.
As it turns out, everything that once made Amgen's Helix campus a dream facility for scientists wasn't worth a whole lot when Expedia bought the site on Seattle's waterfront for its new headquarters
One of the last big redevelopment sites in downtown Kirkland has sold, and the new owner plans to develop a five-story retail and apartment building on the nearly one-acre site at 113 Third St.
It's been only a year since a Beijing-based real estate development company started buying property by the downtown Bellevue post office, and it already has joined with established Puget Sound area firms to build a new condo tower and mid-rise apartment complex.
Inside the ropes separating the spectators from the players, the U.S. Open Championship is all about golf.
A panel of brokers will make predictions about the future of Seattle's booming real estate market at a NAIOP forecast meeting called "Is the sky the Limit?" starting at 7:30 a.m. April 15 at Four Seasons Seattle.
Expedia's huge move from Bellevue to Amgen's campus in Seattle's Interbay neighborhood will kill off thousands of square feet of precious lab space from a city already desperate for places to house burgeoning biotech companies.
Pending interior work, TJ Maxx, Red Robin, Panera and other stores could open as early as this summer
The Thurston Economic Development Council has announced the finalists for its business recognition awards.
There is a lot of optimism surrounding Fife's Portside Industrial Center - formerly Portside Business Center, a 466,000 square-foot, six-building industrial development that has been built on speculation.
Bryan Geisbauer has joined Kidder Mathews' San Diego brokerage division as a SVP.
Property agents and at least one prospective renter wanted to take a look Thursday at the newly renovated office space at 1061 Market St, an open floor plan perfect for tech firms.
With Kidder Mathews staffing its new office with brokers from other San Diego firms, the topic of broker/agency commission splits is front and center.
Kidder Mathews, a commercial real estate firm, has hired a new employee and transferred another.
Seattle biotech Juno Therapeutics has grown so much in the last year that it's going to have to move.
Timing, opportunity and relationships are what led to Seattle-based Kidder Mathews' purchase of San Diego-based property-management firm StepStone Real Estate Services, Kidder Mathews' chairman and CEO Jeff Lyon tells GlobeSt.com exclusively.
One firm has amassed more than 38,000 apartment units in markets including Phoenix, Tucson, Seattle, Anchorage, Colorado and Texas
When Japanese technology firm Wacom Technology Corp. started looking for a new home for its Americas headquarters last summer, Portland wasn't a gimme.
For months, Seattle commercial real estate brokers have anticipated that Columbia Center, the region's tallest building, would be put up for sale.
Space at the soon-to-arrive Pearl West building just got a little tighter.
Commercial real estate services provider Kidder Mathews has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego-based asset and property management firm, for an undisclosed price.
Kidder Mathews of Seattle has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego-based firm that manages more than 600,000 square feet of retail, office and mixed-use properties.
H&Q Asia Pacific is known for investing in a wide range of technology and pharmaceuticals
It's big news that Columbia Center reportedly is going up for sale, but it's not surprising.
Cushman & Wakefield has now shed at least 15 commercial brokers since last fall, and more than half of these are part of the Kidder Mathews team.
The five biggest commercial leases signed last year accounted for more than a million square feet of space for office and industrial tenants.
Bay Area commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews has moved aggressively into San Diego, acquiring StepStone Real Estate Services, an asset and property management firm, and recruiting eight veteran brokers from local companies.
As part of Kidder Mathews' aggressive growth strategy in San Diego, it has acquired StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego asset and property management firm.
More than 70 football fields - that's the total square feet of the metro-area's top 50 commercial leases signed in 2014.
The citizens advisory committee for the East Main Station area planning ahead of Sound Transit light rail is ramping up its vision for what redevelopment should look like east of 112th Avenue Northeast.
The Del Mar Heights office of Kidder Mathews continues to grow with the firm's acquisition of StepStone Real Estate Services, a San Diego asset and property management firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Just south of the Elmendorf-Richardson military base in Anchorage, Alaska, there's a seven-block mobile home park named Four Seasons, where rentals start at $1,300 a month.
In a deal that will bring new international companies to the north Peninsula, an Asia-focused investment group has closed on Burlingame Point - one of the largest approved office development sites in the region.
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Little-known Fulton Street Ventures has paid $35 million in cash in the past month to pick up two properties approved for development in San Francisco's South of Market and Rincon Hill neighborhoods.
No fewer than 13 local commercial brokers have left Cushman & Wakefield to go to a multitude of firms since last September, with nearly half going to the newly established Del Mar Heights office of Kidder Mathews.
In one of the largest office deals in Portland of 2014, CleaResult leased 101,848 square feet of Class A office space in the First & Main building at 100 SW Main St. in Portland, Oregon.
American Pacific International Capital, Inc., an international investment holding company, has sold the KOIN Center, a 35-story mixed-use tower in downtown Portland for $88 million, about five years after picking it up in a foreclosure for approximately $53 million.
Admiral Capital Group and Security Properties have acquired the 304-unit Waters Edge Apartments in Kent. Wash. The property is located within the Lakes Master Planned Community in Kent.
Kidder Mathews had added four more brokers in San Diego.
KOIN Center, a 35-story mixed-use building that last changed hands in 2009, has been acquired by ScanlanKemperBard Companies for $88 million.
The independently owned Kidder Mathews commercial brokerage firm has hired four more veteran brokers for a total of eight at its newly-opened office in Del Mar Heights.
The newly opened San Diego office of commercial brokerage firm Kidder Mathews has added four experienced brokers to its roster, including three more who switched over from the local office of Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
On February 10, 2015, Admiral Capital Group ("Admiral") and Security Properties acquired the 304-unit Waters Edge Apartments through a joint venture of Admiral Capital Real Estate Fund LP and Security Properties Multifamily Fund II.
Medical Equipment Distributor Signs Deal at Newly-Constructed Facility
An Austin, Texas, energy-efficiency firm has built large Portland office through a string of acquisitions in recent years. Now it's bringing it under one roof.
In one of the largest office deals in Portland of 2014, CLEAResult, an energy management consulting company, leased 101,848 square feet of Class A office space located in the First & Main building at 100 S.W. Main St.
DivcoWest continues adding to its Central Peninsula holdings in California with the purchase of 700-900 Concar Drive, a three-building, Class A office campus in San Mateo.
Professional basketball legend David Robinson and Seattle real estate investment company Security Properties have jointly paid $40.2 million for a 304-unit apartment complex in Kent.
Confirming that demand has returned for speculative industrial space in the metro region, a medical products distributor has signed a lease for 125,542 square feet in one of the first new industrial projects to come online in recent months.
Is there enough supply of Investment property in the commercial real estate market to meet investment demand?
Institutional investors have taken notice of Seattle's diversifying economy and positioned themselves as drivers of the area's industrial real estate market.
Officials celebrate groundbreaking of warehouse/distribution center
Commercial real estate leasing and sales created a healthy market in 2014, which in turn, meant there was a need for more people on hand to make those deals.
Dermody Properties broke ground on its latest venture, an industrial development in Vancouver, Wash. To be called LogistiCenter 205, it is situated on NE 60th Way.
A Reno, Nevada, industrial real estate development company is breaking ground this morning on the metro region's newest spec industrial building.
San Francisco-based MacFarlane Partners paid $11.72 million for a site at 901 Harrison St. in South Lake Union where it plans to build an 25-story, 290-unit apartment building.
Beijing-based Oceanwide Holdings Group Co has signed an agreement to purchase a downtown San Francisco site for $296 million from developer TMG Partners and capital partner Northwood Investors LLC.
A San Francisco real estate company has paid $11.7 million for a half-acre Seattle property where it's planning to build a 25-story apartment tower next to Amazon.com's growing headquarters.
One of the main reasons Chinese nationals are buying up more and more real estate in the Puget Sound area is because they want to provide housing for their children who attend schools here.
Where can companies find the best bargains in Bay Area commercial real estate in 2015?
The roof deck that stands 374 feet above the ground level at 100 Van Ness Ave. delivers an intimate view of the City Hall dome and an expansive look at the whole city.
Chinese developers and investors have muscled their way into the Bay Area in a big way, most recently with Oceanwide Holdings' $296 million buy of the First and Mission Streets site, which will hold San Francisco's second-tallest office building.
Yesler Terrace will be a lot of things to a lot of people. The 30-acre site will be a place to live and a place to work. It will be a gathering place and it certainly will be an high-profile project for the city.
Massive levels of net absorption ranked 2014 as the strongest year for demand in the last nine years. That is according to a recent report from Colliers International.
Measured in dollars, 75 percent of the land sales in downtown Bellevue over the last 18 months have involved Asian buyers.
Seattle Children's Research Institute needs more space for research and offices, and could build a new structure to house them.
Tarlton Properties will expand its life-sciences-focused Menlo Business Park after picking up a large property at 1315 O'Brien Drive with plans to give the building a major high-tech facelift.
While 2014 was overall a good year in the Puget Sound real estate market according to Kidder Mathews, Pierce County saw slight bumps up in vacancy rates.
GlobeSt.com recently reported that Kidder Matthews has expanded into San Diego, opening an office and hiring three senior brokers and a managing partner.
In December, Kidder Mathews announced the promotion of Seattle-native Jim Bowles as the president of its Brokerage Services Division. In his new role, Bowles will oversee the firm's efforts in California, where the Kidder Mathews sees tremendous opportunity for growth.
A publicly traded Taiwanese real estate development company has paid a near-record price for a downtown Seattle property occupied by a parking lot and a 101-year-old apartment building, public records show.
Kidder Mathews has a new San Diego office, with three senior brokers and a managing partner.
Commercial real estate brokerage firm Kidder Mathews announced it has opened an office in San Diego and has hired three senior brokers and a managing partner.
Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. said it has a deal to sell the hotel at 11211 Main St. in Bellevue for $35.4 million.
Kidder Mathews, with five offices in the Seattle area, one in Portland and three in Northern California, has opened one in San Diego.
Kidder Mathews has opened an office in San Diego and has hired three senior brokers and a managing partner.
Commercial real estate brokerage firm, Kidder Mathews, announced it has opened an office in San Diego and has hired three senior brokers and a managing partner, all with extensive careers and experience in the San Diego marketplace.
Three Former Cushman & Wakefield Brokers Join Former Voit Real Estate Exec Mark Read Who was Named Managing Director of New Office
Deal Includes Multi-Year Management Agreement; Cash Used to Retire Debt and for Continued Investment in National Expansion Strategy
Redwood City has long been home to tech companies such as Oracle and Electronic Arts, but until recently it wasn't really considered part of Silicon Valley. That's changed.
Commercial real estate veteran, James Lees and his brokerage partner, Sandy Rodriguez, have joined the Redwood Shores office of Kidder Mathews where they will specialize in office leasing and sales.
An entity related to Portland-based Gerding Edlen paid $12 million for about half an acre of land at 316 Alaskan Way S. where it is planning an 11-story residential tower with 200 units.
Prologis Acquires 32,000 SF in Southcenter Park
Gerding Edlen on Tuesday paid $12 million for an old parking garage on Seattle's waterfront, where it proposes building an 11-story residential project, public records show.
Jim Bowles was named president of Kidder Mathews' brokerage services division in Seattle.'
Martin Selig Real Estate has acquired just over an acre in Ballard, where he's planning a large office project.
Seattle-based commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews last week announced plans for a major expansion into California.
A downtown Seattle building that houses a public health clinic sold Friday for nearly $10.1 million, or around 53 percent more than what the property sold for in 2012.
From the Starbucks bar to the slow death of Boeing's most notable aircraft to the push to publish all of the Gates Foundation's research online, it's been a year of directional swings for Seattle companies.
Boeing is leasing the single largest available Everett-area structure, the former Intermec Corp. headquarters, to respond to its need for working space as production rises.
As the greater Seattle residential market continues to stimulate investors, BluWater, a luxury residential community in Everett, Wash., recently traded hands in a deal worth $25.5 million. Grosvenor Americas sold the multifamily asset to Coast Equity Partners, with the seller advised by a team from Kidder Mathews.
Wealthy Chinese are sinking billions of dollars into Puget Sound area real estate, and by doing so they're making a clearcut business case for protecting the environment and spending money on education.
The iconic Sunset Magazine offices here have been bought by a realty investment firm in a deal that will eventually lead to a relocation of the famous test kitchens next year, Time Inc. said Wednesday.
Kidder Mathews is bringing in industry leader Jim Bowles to head the company's growth.
Grosvenor Americas has sold BluWater, a 152-unit luxury lakeside apartment community in Everett, Wash., to Coast Equity Partners for $25.5 million. Kidder Mathews represented Grosvenor in the transaction.
Northwest commercial real estate leader Jim Bowles has been named president of Kidder Mathews' Brokerage Services Division. The new position was created to facilitate strategic, long-term growth of the company's commercial brokerage business. Bowles will officially begin his new role January.
Everett-based Coast Equity Partners paid $25.5 million for BluWater, a 152-unit apartment complex at 11311 19th Ave. S.E. in Everett.
Jim Bowles, a veteran leader in the Puget Sound area's commercial real estate industry, has a new gig that entails helping the region's largest brokerage, Kidder Mathews, get bigger by expanding in California.
Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews plans to open an office in the East Bay in the first quarter of next year, as well as opening its first Southern California office, in San Diego, on Jan. 15.
Jim Bowles has been named president of Kidder Mathews' Brokerage Services Division. The new position has been created "to facilitate strategic, long-term growth of the company's commercial brokerage business," according to a company release.
Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews is ramping up its growth plans in California.
A real estate investment company has agreed to pay $3.5 billion to gobble up a portfolio of more than 25 office buildings in Silicon Valley in one of the biggest property sales of 2014, the buyer announced Monday.
KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III has stepped into the Silicon Valley market with the acquisition of Ten Almaden, a 309,200-square-foot office property in downtown San Jose, Calif. KBS REIT III acquired the Class A asset from Equity Office Properties for $116.7 million.
CenterPoint Properties has acquired two more industrial properties in the greater Seattle area, paying a total of $48.3 million for the assets near Port of Seattle facilities, according to public records.
CenterPoint Properties has announced the acquisition of over 400,000 SF and 31 acres across two properties at the Port of Seattle.
Public records show the Federal Way mayor wasn't the only one interested in developing the former Target site, 7.48 acres the city recently purchased for $8.2 million.
Compared to 20 years ago, the downtown of suburban Kirkland is looking downright urban.
A Pioneer Square building that houses the historic J&M Cafe has been sold.
Another Downtown San Jose trophy tower is about to have a new landlord.
Trammell Crow Company purchased 17.3 acres of industrial land at 19585 SW 118th Ave. in Tualatin, OR from Lehigh Hanson, Inc. for $4 million, or about $231,000 per acre.
A partnership led by Stanford Hotels Group proposes to build the hotel and residential tower on a parking lot at the downtown Seattle corner where the monorail crosses Stewart Street, according to plans filed with the city.
Tony Reser, senior vice president of Kidder Mathews, has been elected 2015 SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) president for the Oregon/Southwest Washington chapter.
In yet another sign of the growing demand for industrial space in the metro region, real estate developer Trammell Crow Company has paid $4 million for 17 acres in Tualatin to build a new industrial park.
The downtown Kirkland property commonly known as the Antique Mall lot is for sale.
Trammell Crow Company, a commercial real estate development and investment firm, and their partner, Washington Capital Management, an investment advisory firm, have purchased a 17.3 acre industrial land site in Tualatin, Oregon for $4 million.
In another sign that the Portland metro region's industrial market is improving, Holland Partner Group will add nearly 321,000 square feet of distribution space near Northeast Airport Way in 2015.
Google has been on an astonishing real estate spree in the last several years, buying or leasing dozens of buildings across a wide swath of the South Bay.
Vulcan Real Estate was named developer of the year at NAIOP's "Night of Stars" awards banquet, held Friday night at the Bellevue Hyatt.
With more members and increasing deposits, Boeing Employees Credit Union is growing in Tukwila, where it bought an office building last week next door to its headquarters.
A local real estate investor who also runs a tech company is assembling a tidy little portfolio in the South Bay.
Speculative construction demonstrates high demand for space in Gresham, East County
The Peninsula R&D market finished strong with a number of transactions completed for the third quarter of 2014.
The San Francisco Peninsula saw 124,038 square feet of negative net absorption this quarter, and 257,299 square feet of gross absorption.
The San Francisco Peninsula office market closed the third quarter with 340,208 square feet of positive net absorption.
The neighborhoods that surround the Lake Merritt BART station are full of contradictions
Kirkland now has one of the lowest office-vacancy rates in the region, based on recent reports from commercial real-estate brokers.
Enterprises LLC purchased the Overlake Office Center building at 15446 NE Bel Red Rd. in Redmond, WA for $11.2 million, or about $231 per square foot, from Jackson Green I.
Vulcan Real Estate has agreed to buy three blocks within Yesler Terrace from Seattle Housing Authority for $22 million.
EBCO, Inc. sold the MDE Building at 700 S. Industrial Way in Seattle, WA to a private investor for $2.6 million, or about $179 per square foot.
Kidder Mathews named Joe Malaspino to a new position: director of engineering in the property management division.
Mirroring recent reports that demand for office space in Portland is over-the-top, available space in one of the city's first new office buildings to break ground since 2009 is likely to be spoken for fast.
Insurance giant MetLife said it and Panattoni Development Co. are investing nearly $63 million in three new industrial parks totaling more than 900,000 square feet. One is Des Moines Creek Business Park south of Sea-Tac Airport and the others are in Sumner.
Cornish College of the Arts this week sold a half-acre site next to Amazon's future campus to an apartment development company that's planning a 396-unit apartment project.
Ron Smicker recently joined the Portland office of Kidder Mathews. He will specialize in multifamily investment sales in the firm's brokerage division.
Jordan Menashe has a term for what he plans to give Main Place, the nearly 87,000-square-foot downtown Vancouver, Washington, office building that he picked up for $12.1 million from Realvest Corporation this week - "a little young love."
One of downtown's most recognizable buildings, the black glass box known as Main Place, has been purchased by a prominent Portland investment firm that is making its first major plunge into Vancouver real estate.
Nothing says loving like a few more hotel rooms. Investors and developers are betting heavily on the hotel business in and around Seattle - a robust indication of the faith they have in the region's future.
In what's become a tight market for industrial space, including warehouses, a semiconductor equipment manufacturer has snatched up 100,000 square feet in Sherwood.
A few short years after its founding, Cassidy Turley has emerged as a significant commercial real estate player in the 60 markets where it operates. But the organic growth and strategic acquisitions that drove the company to this point could only go so far.
ASML US, Inc., a Holland-based supplier of photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry, signed a seven-year lease for 43,519 square feet in the Two Technology office building at 7451 NW Evergreen in Hillsboro, OR.
It's of crucial importance for senior management of Chinese companies operating in the United States to adjust their mindsets, remain open-minded to differences and get ready to work closely with local professionals in order to grow their American business. Otherwise, they will either go astray or perish.
Kaiser Permanente signed a sublease for 13,097 square feet in the Montgomery Park office building at 2701 NW Vaughn St. in Portland, OR
A company called Crescent Heights is the latest to stake a claim to a development site in the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle.
After nearly two months on the market, Kidder Mathews has confirmed the Red Lion Hotel Bellevue is in contract to be sold.
When Brandon Cannady opened his office space leasing company, Venture Business Centers, in downtown Portland in July, he was hoping it would start growing by about May of 2015. Instead, 95 percent of his 7,000 square feet had already been spoken for by the beginning of September.
When the Kidder Mathews office opened its doors July 23, 2003, in Portland, its seven founding employees vowed to craft an ideal workplace culture.
Dermody Properties has purchased six acres at Northeast 60th Avenue in Vancouver for development of a 98,400-square-foot industrial facility known as LogistiCenter 205, the company said Monday.
Bruce McLellan and Jaclyn Marshall have joined the San Francisco office of Kidder Mathews, where they will specialize in office leasing. Prior to joining Kidder Mathews, both were with McLellan Commercial Real Estate.
Nuance Communications, a global company with 12,000 employees, is more than doubling the amount of space it occupies in downtown Seattle's historic Exchange Building.
Jason Rosauer of Kidder Mathews said he has a buyer for Bellevue's Red Lion Hotel at 11211 Main St.
The Aug. 26 announcement that Weyerhaeuser - the timberlands titan that started in Tacoma more than a century ago and has called Federal Way home since 1971 - was moving its headquarters to Seattle wasn't exactly a shock.
The trust that owns the Goodwill store in North Portland has put the building on the market.
Holland Partner Group and North America Sekisui House are preparing to break ground this week on 1101 Westlake, a 150,000-square-foot office building in South Lake Union.
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Holland Partner Group, known in Seattle as a developer of big apartment projects, has begun building its first-ever office building. The six-story project, 1101 Westlake, will rise along the southwest corner of Lake Union.
Tyler Hooper joins Kidder Mathews' San Jose brokerage division as a vice president, where he will specializes in representing office and R&D tenants in Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula.
In one of the most substantial downtown San Jose deals in ages, a Chinese real estate giant has acquired a major high-rise apartment development site with plans to start construction next year.
Seattle Housing Authority said Kidder Mathews will market 4.4 acres it owns on the northern edge of Yesler Terrace.
More than 1,200 people packed into Safeco Field tonight to honor the 85 companies that were named 2014 Washington's Best Workplaces finalists earlier this year and find out who employees said were the top companies in the state.
The city of Seattle and commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews are marketing Yesler Terrace as a hot destination for tech companies - but that's not the only industry they want to see in the site.
Technology giants such as Facebook, Twitter, eBay and Google have already discovered Seattle, setting up fast-growing engineering centers in the region.
Seattle's lower cost of living, increasingly talented workforce and funding opportunities have started to persuade tech companies to move their businesses from San Francisco to Seattle. Now it appears, the city leaders are instigating that push.
Seattle Housing Authority is putting the 'for sale' sign on properties at the northern edge of Yesler Terrace.
A groundbreaking ceremony is set for the first phase of the 87-acre Des Moines Creek Business Park.
The Gatsby Apartments, a new complex on Seattle's Capitol Hill, sold Thursday for just over $35.5 million, according to public records.
First a Whole Foods came to Seattle's Interbay neighborhood. Next up is a Total Wine. After that a sports-themed store is possible.
Construction has begun on a new lab/office building in South Lake Union, and Novo Nordisk has agreed to lease a portion of the seven-story project at 500 Fairview Ave. N.
G&M Hollywood LLC aquired the 20-unit multifamily building at 764-770 Broadway in Tacoma, WA from Bostwick LLC for $2.5 million, or $125,000 per unit.
Triad Development has acquired a 4.87-acre parcel on I-5 in Mountlake Terrace, WA from CRS Financial III LLC. The land sold for $3.63 million, or about $744,000 per acre.
The region's investment sales market was jolted out of a slumber when news broke that scads of properties - mostly office - are for sale.
Seattle's rapidly growing downtown is luring billionaire John Pritzker's Commune Hotels & Resorts for a $104 million lodging and residential project, adding to a surge in development as employment and tourism climbs.
Davis Property & Investment LLC and a family investment group acquired the industrial building at 7908 S. 228th St. in Kent, WA from Graphic Impressions NW, Inc. for $3 million, or about $91 per square foot.
The Red Lion Hotel Bellevue is on the market, with broker Kidder Mathews highlighting the listing as a transit-oriented development opportunity, but prospective buyers may want to hold off until a zoning recommendation is provided by an East Main Station Citizens Advisory Committee.
Howard S. Wright, the general contractor for the under-construction Pearl West office tower in the Pearl District, will also sign on as a tenant.
A large, multi-brand car dealership is set to open in Wilsonville.
Prestige Moving and Storage, Inc. renewed its 43,004-square-foot lease at the Stafford Corporate Center, located at 7930 SW Burns Way in Wilsonville, OR.
The San Francisco Peninsula office market closed the second quarter with 227,998 square feet of positive net absorption. The vacancy rate in the second quarter decreased to 10.9%, down 0.7% from the previous quarter.
Red Lion Hotels announced plans to sell the chain's Bellevue location, expecting to cash in on roaring property values in the Seattle area.
The Red Lion Hotel sits on six acres along the I-405 corridor and is adjacent to a planned East Link light rail stop at 112 Avenue Southeast and Main Street.
Spokane-based Red Lion Hotels Corp. said its two-story hotel at 11211 Main St. in Bellevue is for sale.
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The Red Lion Hotel in downtown Bellevue is for sale.
The Seattle retail market is stable with moderate positive absorption and new construction driven by a strong investment climate for stabilized centers and single tenant net leased properties. This according to a recent report from Kidder Mathews Valuation Advisory Services.
Months after the insurance titan's arrival into downtown Tacoma, State Farm continues to have a measurable effect on its new home's office real estate market.
Construction is set to start Friday on the first office building to break ground in Portland since 2009.
If an office market is only as strong as its weakest submarket, the Eastside could be in trouble.
The nine-story Pearl West building, announced in January, is set to break ground next week after flying through the city's design review and permitting process.
Google has quietly spent $600 million over the past several years in a real estate shopping spree centered on this quiet suburban Silicon Valley city that already houses its corporate headquarters -- one that could pay off with huge new expansion opportunities for the Internet giant and reshape the community's skyline.
Tarlton Properties CEO John Tarlton is on top of his game, and that was before he went on an insane 3,000-mile bike race, from Oceanside to Annapolis; his Menlo Business Park is leasing up a storm, and we've got the scoop on some freshly-signed ink.
The building that houses what is reportedly Seattle's oldest bar, the J&M Cafe, soon could have a new owner.
Average rents in the Portland area rose 11 percent last year and are expected to continue to escalate, according to a report by commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.
Dallas-based developer Cypress Equities held a ceremony Wednesday to kick off construction of a Costco Wholesale store across the street from Alderwood in Lynnwood.
Big development projects at Pier 70, Mission Rock vital to agency finances
There's very little lab space available in Seattle, and Alexandria Real Estate Equities plans to change that by starting construction soon on one or more projects around Lake Union, company CEO Joel Marcus said Monday.
Call it the Tesla effect: Another supplier has moved out of the automaker's factory, leasing space nearby as growth continues for the electric car company.
Starting with good company medical and dental benefits for employees and families, the Bay Area's Top Businesses make sure their employees are happy and healthy through subsidized gym memberships, healthy catered lunches and free health screenings, to name just a few.
Port of Vancouver USA is marketing nearly 100 acres of prime real estate at its Terminal 5 site after allowing a highly-touted agreement with Australian mining giant BHP Billiton to expire.
Top Bay Area businesses don't just keep an eye on the bottom line, they look out for opportunities to help those less fortunate within their local and global communities. Whether it's a helping hand to a homeless person or a donation to the Red Cross in times of natural disaster, these award-winning companies put words into action.
Tacoma has issued a request for interest in developing a site at 415 E. 25th St., near the Tacoma Dome and Sounder stations.
A limited liability company that shares an address with the CEO of US giant Trident Seafoods, Joe Bundrant, paid Wards Cove $3.25 million for an industrial property on the north end of Seattle's Lake Union, according to public records.
A limited liability company that shares an address with Trident Seafoods CEO Joe Bundrant paid Wards Cove $3.25 million for an industrial property on the north end of Seattle's Lake Union, according to public records.
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Emerging biotech companies are quickly filling vacant space in the Bay Area, but without commitments for large chunks of real estate, developers aren't expected to ease the oncoming space crunch.
A handful of planned hotels could give new importance to Seattle's Stewart Street, strategically located between the convention center and Amazon's growing campus.
Terry Wilson has joined the Olympia office of Kidder Mathews, in the firm's brokerage division.
Don't call them "spacey." The commercial property management firms with the most square feet of metro-area space have to be razor-focused and ultra-organized to deal with the multiple landlords, scores of tenants and myriad vendors necessary to oversee the properties in their charge.
New York Life Investment Management will break ground June 23 on a 215,250-square-foot speculative warehouse at Gresham's Gateway Corporate Center, near Interstate 84 and Northeast 181st Ave.
Walmart's Global eCommerce unit intends to hire hundreds of tech workers in a big expansion of its operations in Sunnyvale.
Levi's Stadium has spurred a burst of nearby growth as developers position projects that they hope will bask in the glow of the 49ers' new home.
Willamette Valley Company: Port Commission Votes to Enter Negotiations for Land Sale With Eugene, Oregon-Based Company
Another tech company is expanding in San Francisco. Credit Karma, an online credit score provider, took the last remaining space - 46,000 square feet on two floors - in the Phelan Building at 760 Market St.
ROK Ridgefield Industrial LLC last week bought 10.5 acres from the Port of Ridgefield just south of the Ridgefield Industrial Park in Clark County.
Tenant Inks Deal at Vacant Warehouse
Today, a different kind of company is moving in to 555 California Street, and to other old-line luxury office buildings across the city.
A new restaurant is coming to the Normandy Park Towne Center - the Normandy Park Ale House - which will open in June in the spot that formerly housed the Kayak Bar & Grill and Archery Bistro.
Connell Design Group, a seven-person interior architecture firm in Mountlake Terrace, put itself up for sale in June of 2012 in hopes of becoming part of a company that designs buildings and does larger-scale interior projects.
A deal has fallen through to sell the 66-acre Kimberly-Clark Corp. pulp and paper plant site in Everett to Seattle-based Saltchuk, the companies said Wednesday.
A deal to sell Kimberly-Clark's former waterfront mill in Everett to a shipbuilder has fallen through, the companies announced Wednesday.
Slow office leasing activity in the first quarter of 2014 led to negative net absorption across Silicon Valley.
The first quarter of 2014 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the office market recovery from the great recession that crash landed in 2009, according to the quarterly review from Kidder Mathews, one of the largest independent commercial real estate brokerages, with an office in Tacoma and headquartered in Seattle.
During the first quarter, five industrial warehouse projects entered the marketplace totaling 882,982 s.f., according to Kidder Mathews' activity summary. The majority of these were in the Pierce and South King County markets.
A Portland medical billing software company is the latest tech firm to lease new office space in downtown.
Portland Office Adds Retail Specialist
Check out the largest commercial real estate firms in Silicon Valley, ranked by number of locally-based agents.
A combination of lack of new supply, the strength of technology and energy tenants and a deep talent pool is responsible for strong absorption in the San Francisco office market.
Nicholas Ramirez has joined the south Seattle office of Kidder Mathews and will specialize in industrial leasing and sales.
Retail Division Adds Junior Broker
First the Piecora's Pizza property sold. Now the site where Taco Time operated across the street has a new owner.
Logistics Co Acquires Property on Cerritos
According to a recent report from Kidder Mathews, market drivers for the San Francisco area include employment, construction, and preleasing, according to Kidder Mathews.
KBS has snapped up The Plaza Buildings, two office towers encompassing approximately 490,000 square feet in Bellevue, Wash., for $186.5 million.
When Elma Mayor Dave Osgood talks about going to the mall with his grandchildren, he's not talking about the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen. He's talking about the mall in Olympia.
Timothy Holzhauer and Colene Holzhauer joined Kidder Mathews' Seattle valuation advisory group. Timothy Holzhauer will be a vice president.
Principal Real Estate Investors and Tarlton Properties, Inc., a commercial property development and asset manager, says Kidder Mathews has been hired to be the exclusive broker for its Menlo Business Park.
An Open House to discuss the possible repair or replacement of Normandy Park's aging City Hall will be held (at City Hall) on Tuesday, April 22.
KM's Domanico and Hines' Leasing Experience With Life Sciences Firms Cited in Selection
Chinese investment into international property is set to double in 2014, according to Knight Frank, as transactions reach their highest level since 2007.
he year already is one-fourth over. That means it's time for Kidder Mathews to weigh in with its quarterly report on the state of the office, industrial and retail markets in the six-county area that makes up the Portland metro area.
In its fourth major Silicon Valley buy in less than four years, Bixby Land Co. has scooped up a large Santa Clara office campus from Divco West with plans to invest $20 million to reposition it.
We got a whiff of a confidential life sciences tenant looking to eat up 300k SF of space.
Kidder Mathews has been selected to be the exclusive broker for Menlo Business Park.
Expert Drywall Acquires 77,000-SF Industrial Complex
900,000 Square Foot Life Sciences Campus to Undergo Rebranding
Manchester Capital Management has bought 419 Occidental Ave. S. for $17.55 million from Intracorp Real Estate. The 85,725-square-foot building, across from CenturyLink field, is home to F.X. McRory's bar and restaurant.
"Consistent and steady" is how the brokerage Kidder Mathews describes the first quarter for the region's industrial market, with strong leasing activity and a few big projects under construction.
Barkeep Mick McHugh, the owner of F.X. McRory's, has a new landlord.
Continental Properties Purchases 0.4 Acres in CBD
"Work with professionals" was the advice offered to Chinese investors by many real estate investment specialists at a forum on Monday.
Filling up the retail spaces at the base of the new apartment buildings sprouting in the region is one of the most vexing challenges developers face. Frustration with the empty storefronts is spurring new thinking.
Continental Properties of Bellevue bought a 19,440-square-foot site at Second and Virginia for $16 million.
Continental Properties on Thursday bought a high-rise development site at Second Avenue and Virginia Street in downtown Seattle for $16 million.
Firm Takes Over Property Management of Three Business Parks
Kintetsu World Express signed a 34,020-square-foot lease renewal at 8922-8934 NE Alderwood Rd. in Portland, OR.
Prudential Real Estate Investors has a new partner in the development of Parkplace in Kirkland: Talon Private Capital.
As the minimum wage debate rolls on in Seattle, it's worth remembering the underlying premise at play: working people ought to be able to afford some basic standard of living on their hard-earned wages in an increasingly expensive city.
The select top retail lease signed during the fourth quarter of 2013 in the Seattle/Puget Sound market was at the North Seattle Hobby Lobby Center in the Northgate / N Seattle submarket.
Ryan O'Leary has joined the Portland office of Kidder Mathews as a vice president.
Miles Sand & Gravel Co Sells 45,000 SF
Tenant Remains Sole Occupant of Beaverton Flex Property
Even as Pierce County's top economic development group ticked off the business achievements of the last year at its annual meeting Friday, both Gov. Jay Inslee and Port of Tacoma Chief Executive John Wolfe warned of difficulties ahead.
The sale of 5.5 acres on a bluff above Seattle's Lake Union wasn't even close to the biggest real estate deal of 2013, but it will bring about some of the biggest change.
The largest property sales in King County in 2013 are ranked by deal size - then price.
This list of the largest property deals in Pierce County is ranked by the size of the deal, money.
The list of the largest 25 property sales in Snohomish County in 2013 is ranked by deal size, meaning dollars.
Normandy Park Market opened last month at 19805 First Ave. S. in Normandy Park Towne Center.
Chinese buyers have increasingly been investing in US real estate, as the country's recovery combined with China's own economic uncertainy has encourage investors to look overseas for more favorable opportunities.
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. has completed the $57.7 million acquisition of an office and retail property known as "Merrill Place" located in downtown Seattle's Pioneer Square submarket, directly adjacent to the Company's First & King property.
Chinese capital is flooding the commercial real estate market.
Wards Cove Co., once one of the Puget Sound region's largest private employers, is selling the last of its properties on Lake Union in Seattle.
Unico Properties has just secured a 10-year lease with US Bank, its namesake tenant, for 277,000 square feet at US Bancorp Tower here. This could be the largest office lease since the GSA at First & Main, says Unico.
San Francisco commercial real estate giant Kidder Mathews is partnering with a Chinese real estate consortium "to act as a bridge for Chinese business investment which wants to come to the Bay Area," the firm said.
San Francisco's Kidder Mathews is partnering with a Chinese real estate consortium "to act as a bridge for Chinese business investment which wants to come to the Bay Area."
Bellevue First Congregational Church on Wednesday bought the Star Plaza office building in downtown Bellevue for $15 million, lead pastor Kevin Brown said.
A new partnership is opening up opportunities for Chinese investors interested in San Francisco Bay Area real estate.
U.S. Bancorp is shedding almost half its downtown Portland office space in the tower that bears its name.
U.S. Bank has renewed its lease in the U.S. Bancorp Tower, but will shrink its footprint at "Big Pink" from 480,000 to 277,000 square feet.
When Tig Tarlton developed a 50-acre business complex in Menlo Park in the early 1980s, the Dumbarton Bridge had just opened down the street. Most tenants were light-electronics assembly companies.
While some vacant Renton properties have piqued the interest of potential buyers, others continue to sit waiting for new owners. However, local real estate agents say the market does appear to be getting better.
Six months after moving into its new San Jose headquarters, Synaptics is expanding its space there.
The development company spends months analyzing the risks and benefits of a site before deciding to buy it or build something there. As a subsidiary of 55-year-old Eastside engineering firm Hugh G. Goldsmith and Associates, the development arm is influenced by that firm's history and methodical approach.
Goldsmith Land Investments, a real estate investment and development company, is planning a 15-story office tower in downtown Bellevue.
Commercial real estate executives on Tuesday said the sale of Santa Clara-based Cornish & Carey Commercial (first reported here) is another sign of how important the Bay Area has become on the global real estate scene.
State Farm's arrival in the Tacoma central business district had a dramatic impact on Pierce County's office space market in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a report from commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.
A Chinese investment firm closed on its purchase of the Bellevue First Congregational Church property on Monday for $30 million, but Pastor Kevin Brown says his congregation will remain there for the time being.
A group called Plus Investment USA on Monday acquired the First Congregational Church's property in downtown Bellevue, according to public records.
Arbor Custom Homes, a residential developer based in Oregon, purchased 10.8 acres at NW AmberGlen Pky. in Hillsboro, OR from Principal Financial Group for $6.35 million, or about $588,000 per acre.
A real estate broker representing a private firm has abruptly decided to end its agreement with Washington State Parks to lease the seminary building at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore.
The unnamed cybersecurity company that expressed interest in renovating and leasing the seminary building at Kenmore's St. Edward State Park has ended negotiations with the state.
But developers are moving forward with office projects in anticipation of higher rents.
Looking to take advantage of the hot tech market in San Francisco, Mitsui Fudosan America has formed a joint venture with SKS Partners to develop a 202,000-square-foot Class A, speculative office building at 270 Brannan St. near Second Street in SOMA's historic South Beach district.
Like many other commercial real estate observers, I have been watching carefully to see which office development company might start building its downtown Bellevue tower first.
An unnamed cybersecurity company has a proposal for leasing the Saint Edward State Park's Seminary Building.
For decades a zone of low-slung research-and-development buildings, North San Jose is being transformed into an urban transit village and tech hub.
It's getting tougher for tech companies to find office space in the Seattle region, which is leading some entities to get creative. And one mysterious Seattle area cybersecurity company may have discovered a historic - yet dilapidated and underutilized - gem.
Details are sketchy, but the new year is off to a roaring start for office development.
Real estate brokers are seeking tenants for a proposed nine-story office building in the Pearl District on a half-block site currently used for parking.
Three months after its formation, Asterias Biotherapeutics is on the move.
As all successful developers know, only a prized and special location can breathe life and meaningful value into the structures that arise on it. Now, more Chinese developers are showing a strong will to stick to this idea with diversified buyers in the US.
It's time again for the parlor game: Who's Going First? Real estate observers in the Puget Sound region play some version of it about once a decade as they predict which office developer will start building first.
There's been significant movement in the South Sound in 2013, with big names moving in and out of downtown Tacoma and projects large and small gaining momentum around the area. The Business Examiner reported about these groundbreakings, trends and planned developments online and in our bi-weekly publication.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces a public meeting to discuss a potential new long-term lease arrangement that could help preserve the decaying historic Seminary Building at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore.
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In a red-hot apartment market, landlords are having no problems filling apartments. But filling ground-floor retail space underneath apartment buildings is a different matter, especially in sleepy corners of neighborhoods still developing.
With most of the low-cost space options off the market, 2014 could see a push by landlords on rates and a downward trend on concessions.
Developers are planning a vast new office and research campus that will become a crucial piece of Santa Clara's economic fabric and bring retail into a part of the city that lacks shopping services on a site a few minutes from the future 49ers football stadium.
Portland landlords will be sitting pretty in the coming year as a growing economy collides with almost no new construction.
Total Wine & More has leased about a quarter of the space in a shopping center planned for 1600 Armory Way in Seattle, officials of commercial real estate company Kidder Mathews said Monday.
Saint Edward Seminary in Kenmore stands like a regal beacon at the center of Saint Edward State Park. One of the most monolithic structures in the Northshore area, it is clad in brick with timeless architecture.
Preservationists have made the historic St. Edward Seminary a poster child for widespread neglect by the state park system. But a new option has come up.
Ammo Depot Inc., an ammunition supply company, is relocating its corporate headquarters from Northern California to Ridgefield. The company leased 3,000 square feet of office space and 3,800 square feet of warehouse space located at 600 S. 74th Place, on Port of Ridgefield-owned property.
Odd as it might seem, real estate investors now are more interested in buying warehouses than apartment buildings.
Leaders from a number of local nonprofits in Burien gathered in the Council Chambers at Burien City City Hall on Saturday, November 16, to again discuss the possibility of establishing a facility in Burien that would act as a cultural center for the community and surrounding metropolitan area.
While many office spaces remain dark in Seattle's skyline buildings, Capitol Hill office spaces are nearly full. Only an estimated 7% of office spaces on the Hill are vacant, according to data from commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews. The report tracks 225 office buildings on Capitol Hill.
A surging tech economy has sparked a Bay Area commercial real estate boom that is on track to make 2013 the best year on record.
1033 Bldg to be Remodeled into Corporate HQ
The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2013 Eastside Economic Forecast Breakfast 7-9 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Meydenbauer Center where attendees will get a look at business trends, outlooks and tips for corporate planning.
More than 1,300 units under construction or planned as demand climbs
The beginning of the end of Touchstone Corp.'s involvement in the planned Parkplace project in downtown Kirkland likely came around a year ago.
Hotel REIT buys Bellevue hotel that caters to business travelers.
SEATTLE -- Workers welded sections of hull at Foss Maritime Co.'s shipyard last month, assembling a new state-of-the-art fire boat for the Port of Long Beach, Calif.
A Chinese investment group has paid $17 million, or about $177 a square foot, for a 96,000-square-foot building at 90 East Tasman Drive, another sign of overseas interest in the South Bay real estate market.
Market Leader, a residential real estate technology company, is moving to downtown Bellevue, where it has leased nearly 72,500 square feet of space at 110 Atrium Place. It's the largest new lease so far this year in Bellevue, where office rents are rising and show no sign of slowing down.
Seattle's sole reliance on Boeing to keep the economy running is over, with Amazon.com, Microsoft, Starbucks and many others now creating thousands of jobs locally and globally.
New businesses are coming to the Totem Lake area as workers put the last touches on Slater 116, an apartment building set to be complete by the end of this year.
The federal government is in the final stages of collecting proposals for a restoration of the iconic Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield and new development on a portion of the aviation facility, a project that's likely to become a new landmark in the region.
With increasing competition from online sites and rival brands, retail companies are learning they need to personalize the shopping experience, a panel of experts said Wednesday at a forum put together by the Washington chapter of NAIOP.
Hinton Development Sells North Park Ind Cntr Bldg
After years of study, a Bellevue church is getting close to selling a valuable piece of downtown property where high-rise office and residential towers could be built.
Construction of Beacon Capital's 24-story office tower in downtown Bellevue is set to commence later this year, according to a local commercial real estate company, though another expert is skeptical.
Pierce County's office real estate market was "relatively quiet" in the third quarter of 2013, according to the latex research from commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews.
Meniscus Group Acquires Industrial Park
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