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European Investor Buys Iconic Tiffany Building in San Francisco for $135M

European Investor Buys Iconic Tiffany Building in San Francisco for $135M

SAN FRANCISCO — A European investor has purchased the iconic Tiffany & Co. building in San Francisco. The 11-story property is located at 360 Post St. on Union Square. The San Francisco Business Times reported the purchase price at approximately $135 million, or $1,400 per square foot. The 96,882-square-foot building features luxury retail and office space, including 75 feet of prime retail frontage on Post Street. The sellers, Greenstone Realty Advisors LLC and 360 Post LP, acquired the building in 1995 for $22 million. The property has served as one of Tiffany’s flagship locations for nearly 20 years, as well as the U.S. headquarters for Chinese airline Cathay Pacific. The space is situated near the Powell Street..

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HFF Arranges $210M Financing for 10-Property Retail Portfolio

HFF Arranges $210M Financing for 10-Property Retail Portfolio

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-based HFF has arranged $210 million in first lien financing for a 10-property retail portfolio totaling 973,985 square feet in Arizona, California, Kansas, North Carolina and Texas. Kevin MacKenzie, Jim Curtin, Cory Fowler, Jamie Kline and Lauren LaFever of HFF worked on behalf of the borrower, Westwood Financial Corp., to place a 10-year, $110 million, fixed-rate portfolio loan with a life insurance company and a $100 million senior credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank's Real Estate Capital Markets Group. The loans were secured in correlation with Westwood’s recent $1.2 billion consolidation and reorganization. The $110 million loan was secured against six retail assets including the..

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Marcus & Millichap Brokers $72.5M Sale of Waterstone Apartment Homes in Metro Los Angeles

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $72.5M Sale of Waterstone Apartment Homes in Metro Los Angeles

CHATSWORTH, CALIF. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $72.5 million sale of Waterstone Apartment Homes, a 348-unit multifamily community located in Chatsworth, roughly 30 miles outside Los Angeles. The property was built in 1971 at 9901 Lurline Ave. The community is located one block south of the 615,400-square-foot Westfield Topanga shopping mall and approximately one mile away from the Chatsworth Metrolink station. Waterstone offers studio, one- and two-bedroom units with community amenities including lighted tennis courts; barbecue and picnic area with fire pit; clubhouse with billiards; a fitness center; pool and hot tub; and laundry facilities. Greg Harris, Ron Harris, Kevin Green, Joseph Grabiec and Paul Darrow of..

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Reforms to FIRPTA Affecting Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Reforms to FIRPTA Affecting Real Estate Investment Opportunities

For 35 years, the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) has provided a pathway for foreign investment into American real estate development. Changes are coming from the implementation of the Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015, which are the first reforms in more than three decades that affect the status of foreign investment. FIRPTA reforms are designed to spur investment from foreign investors by modernizing some exemptions of the law, making foreign investment into American real estate more appealing. On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into the law the Act to extend certain tax relief provisions that were expiring at the end of 2014. The Bill was written to create legislative reforms to..

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