Press Releases



KBS’ Woodbridge Corporate Plaza Wins a TOBY

June 6, 2018

ISELIN, N.J. (June 6, 2018) – KBS of Newport Beach, California is proud to announce that Building E of Woodbridge Corporate Plaza won The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award in the Renovated Building category in the BOMA New Jersey TOBY Awards. The prestigious award is well known amongst the commercial real estate industry, and recognizes the quality in commercial buildings and management.

KBS Appoints Brent Carroll and Giovanni Cordoves to Co-Directors of Asset Management

May 29, 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (May 29, 2018) – KBS of Newport Beach, California announced today the appointment of Brent Carroll and Giovanni Cordoves to the role of co-directors of asset management. In their new roles, Mr. Carroll will report to Rodney Richerson, regional president for KBS Realty Advisors’ Western Region and Mr. Cordoves will report to Ken Robertson, regional president for KBS Realty Advisors’ Central Region.

May 16, 2018

PORTLAND, OR. (May 16, 2018) – KBS Realty Advisors, based in Newport Beach, California, announced today the signing of 45,354 square feet in new leases at Sixth at Yamhill in Portland, Oregon. Industrious, a co-working space with offices across the country, signed a lease for 28,323 square feet, while Lytics, Inc. a company offering personalized marketing and a consumer data platform, signed a lease for 9,984 square feet.

CBRE Represents Boxcar Betty’s First Chicago Location

May 15, 2018

CHICAGO – May 15, 2018 – CBRE’s Chicago office recently represented Boxcar Betty’s in a 1,725-square-foot lease at 500 West Madison Street in Chicago. Home to one of the busiest commuter stations in the nation, 500 West Madison continues to build on its retail offerings by attracting best in class and unique food and retail operators

KBS REIT III Signs More Than 60,000 Square Feet in Leases at The Towers at Emeryville

May 14, 2018

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (May 14, 2018) – KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (“KBS REIT III”), a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, announced today the signing of 61,181 square feet in leases to both new and existing tenants at The Towers at Emeryville. Tenants who signed new leases include law firms Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass and Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, and software company Innovative Interfaces.

KBS REIT III Signs Nearly 22,000 Square Feet in Leases at Ten Almaden in San Jose California

May 11, 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. (May 11, 2018) – KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (“KBS REIT III”), a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, announced today the signing of a new lease at Ten Almaden in San Jose, California. BPM, LLC, an accounting and consulting firm, signed a new lease for 21,924 square feet.

KBS Signs 11,145-Square-Foot Lease at Palo Alto Technology Center

May 7, 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif. (May 7, 2018) – KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, California announced today the renewal of a 11,145-square-foot lease at Palo Alto Technology Center with Accellion, Inc., a private company that provides secure file sharing and collaboration in the private cloud.

KBS Signs 44,508-Square-Foot Lease at Stonebridge Plaza I & II

May 7, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (May 7, 2018) – KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, California announced today the signing of a new lease by GTT Communications at Stonebridge Plaza I & II. The company, which is a multinational telecommunications and internet provider, signed a 44,508-square-foot lease at the Class A office property.

KBS Signs More Than 13,000 Square Feet in Leases at Northland Center in Bloomington, Minnesota

April 25, 2018

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (April 25, 2018) – KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, California announced today the signing of a new 13,335-square-foot lease at Northland Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. Travelliance, a firm offering corporate lodging solutions for airlines and workforce travelers, is a new tenant at the property.

KBS Signs Over 14,000 Square Feet in Leases at Tollway North Office Park in Plano, Texas

April 16, 2018

PLANO, Texas (April 16, 2018) – KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, California announced the signing of two leases totaling 14,113 square feet at Tollway North Office Park. Smile Brands Inc., a support services firm that helps dental practices run their businesses, renewed its lease of 12,101 square feet, while CP&Y, a full-service architectural and engineering consulting firm, signed a new lease for 2,012 square feet.