Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions
Kamran Charmsaz

Kamran Charmsaz Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Kamran Charmsaz, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP, as a shareholder. Charmsaz, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Charmsaz is based in the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and joins other KTGY Tysons shareholders: Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, principal; and Smita Anand, AIA, principal
Jessica Musick

Jessica Musick Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Musick as a shareholder. Musick, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Based in the firm’s Oakland, California office, Musick joins other KTGY Oakland shareholders: Jill D. Williams, AIA, principal and chairman of the board; and Bill Ramsey, AIA, NCARB, principal.
Wil Wong

Wil Wong, AIA, Joins the Board of Directors of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Wil Wong, AIA, to its board of directors. Wong is a principal based in the firm’s Irvine, California office. “KTGY’s board of directors is elected by the firm’s shareholders and sets the big-picture vision for direction
John Mosey BPP

Broker Public Portal Gets Financial Boost as Homesnap Lands $14M Funding

Broker Public Portal (BPP) announced today that joint venture partner Homesnap, the public-facing brand of the BPP, has raised a $14 million Series B investment round led by Updata Partners, with participation from Moderne Ventures and individual investors. Homesnap is the highest-rated and most-installed home search and mobile productivity app for real estate brokers, agents, and clients.
NAR

Fourth Quarter Home Prices Up 5.3 Percent; Nearly Two-Thirds of Markets at All-Time High

An uptick in existing-home sales in the final three months of 2017 pulled down housing inventory to an all-time low and kept home-price growth at its recent robust pace, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of REALTORS
Merryhill_aerial

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Single-Tenant School in Sacramento for $7.9 Million

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has arranged the sale of a single-tenant triple-net absolute investment at 9036 Calvine Road in Sacramento, California, occupied by Merryhill Schools. The purchase price was $7.9 million
PNC GL Chicago

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of PNC Bank Ground Lease

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant PNC Bank Ground Lease located at 8700 S Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, IL for $4,000,000. The PNC Bank property is strategically positioned at the heavily trafficked signalized intersection of South Cottage Grove Avenue and East 87th Street.
Michael Gabriel Owner

Gabriels Technology Solutions Emerges as Leading Tech Provider to World’s Most Prestigious Luxury Real...

The world’s leading provider of internet technologies and services for major news media outlets across the globe, Gabriels Technology Solutions (gabriels.net), has emerged as the leading technology provider to the most prestigious luxury real estate brands worldwide. Today, Gabriels provides advanced real estate technology solutions to Sotheby’s International Realty and Christie’s International Real Estate and other major regional luxury brands, serving brokerage firms and major media companies in 42 states and over 30 countries worldwide.
Elm Street Technology

ELM STREET TECHNOLOGY ANNOUCES ACQUISITION OF AGENTJET

Today, Elm Street Technology (EST) announced the acquisition of Agentjet, Inc., a digital marketing, lead generation and technology provider for top producing agents and teams. Today’s announcement marks the fourth transaction in the company’s two-year history and provides a scalable lead generation compliment to the company’s Elevate productivity suite of technology and client servicing platforms

Wyden Requests Financial Records Related to Dmitry Rybolovlev and Purchase of Trump Palm Beach...

Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today requested from the Treasury Department any records involving Russian oligarch Dmitry Rybolovlev and his $95 million purchase of Donald Trump’s Palm Beach estate.
Financial Services Committee

Bipartisan Bill Provides Relief to Small Banks

On Thursday, the House voted 280-131 to pass H.R. 1153, the Mortgage Choice Act of 2017. This bipartisan legislation, which was sponsored by Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), would preserve consumer choice and help more Americans – especially those with low- and moderate-incomes and first time homebuyers – achieve the dream of homeownership
myPlanit

myPlanit Receives First Ever 5-Star Product Rating from Inman

myPlanit, the patented personal data platform that delivers the Internet of You, receives the first ever 5-star product rating from Inman News. The mobile app automatically interconnects and contextualizes data scattered across calendars, contacts, places, videos and photos, notes and MLS listings into a single map- and time-based user experience.
NAR

Most Renters Want to Own a Home; Lifestyle Changes Are Top Motivation to Buy

Despite weakening optimism from non-homeowners at the end of last year that now is a good time to buy, an overwhelming majority said they do want to own a home in the future and believe homeownership is part of their American Dream.
CoreLogic

CORELOGIC EXPANDS ACCESS TO NATURAL HAZARD REPORTS IN CALIFORNIA

CoreLogic®(NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced it is adding DisclosureSave to the Clareity® SSO Dashboard to enable nearly twenty-thousand California agents simpler access to natural hazard disclosure reports required to close each transaction.
NAR

Realtors Property Resource® Suspends AMP Program, Announces Multiyear Funding Cuts

The Realtors Property Resource®, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Realtors®, has suspended its Advanced Multi-List Platform, or AMP, project to reduce costs by several million dollars in 2018 and allow greater focus on its core initiatives. RPR will begin winding down AMP operations immediately.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Kamran Charmsaz

Kamran Charmsaz Becomes Shareholder of KTGY Architecture + Planning

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Kamran Charmsaz, CSI, CCCA, LEED AP, as a shareholder. Charmsaz, formerly an associate principal with KTGY, was also named a principal. Charmsaz is based in the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and joins other KTGY Tysons shareholders: Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, principal; and Smita Anand, AIA, principal

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

SEIA

New Bill Aims to Give Calif. Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits More...

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended legislation filed in the California Legislature on Friday that would make it easier for businesses, schools, nonprofits and municipalities to access solar energy. In turn, this will help generate thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars of investment in the state.