Kennedy Wilson Awarded Management of San Francisco Financial District High-Rise


Kennedy Wilson’s Properties Group retained as management & leasing agent

SAN FRANCISCO – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Global real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has been awarded the property management contract for 555 Montgomery Street, an 18-floor, Class A office building located in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district.

“San Francisco is clearly a destination of choice given its vibrant business community however there is a great deal of competition,” said Donna Clark, senior managing director of Kennedy Wilson’s Properties Group in Northern California. “As a result, how a property is managed plays a key role in a building’s success. Due to the location of 555 – near major business districts as well as the wharf among other local attractions – there is no doubt that this will be the building of choice for major companies seeking to expand business practices in a prime environment.”

In addition to East West Bank, the building is home to a number of well-known financial services firms, legal services and market research firms including The Guardian Life Insurance Co., The New York Times, US Capital Partners LLC, DHC USA, Inc. and Taipei Economic & Cultural Office.

Built in 1984, the 18-story structure features floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase views of the city and the bay. Owned by East West Bank, the 261,839-square-foot tower has maintained an Energy Star rating since 2005. It offers office spaces ranging in size from 1,200 square feet to 14,000 square feet, as well as 24-hour on-site security services.

About Kennedy Wilson
Founded in 1977, Kennedy Wilson is a vertically integrated global real estate investment and services company headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, with 25 offices in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Spain, Jersey and Japan. The company, on its own or with partners, invests opportunistically in a variety of real estate related investments, including commercial, multifamily, loan purchases and originations, residential, and hotels. Kennedy Wilson offers a comprehensive array of real estate services including investment management, property services, auction, conventional sales, brokerage and research. For further information on Kennedy Wilson, please visit

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