Jumbo Capital, Guggenheim Purchase 50 Congress Street in Boston for $79M 

by Haisten Willis

BOSTON — A joint venture arranged between Jumbo Capital Management and Guggenheim Real Estate has purchased 50 Congress St. in downtown Boston for $79 million. The office property spans 179,872 square feet and occupies an entire city block. HFF arranged the sale of the property on behalf of the seller, an affiliate of KBS Capital Advisors, and procured the buyer. Originally designed by architect Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul as the headquarters for State Mutual Life Insurance, the building was constructed in two phases between 1910 and 1915.  Today, it is 90 percent leased to over 60 tenants and features first-floor retail. The tenant roster includes a mix of law firms, retail, private equity and financial services tenants. Coleman Benedict, Christopher Phaneuf and Ben Sayles led the HFF investment sales team representing the seller.

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