Press Releases



KBS Growth & Income Real Estate Investment Trust Buys 213 West Institute Place in Chicago

November 9, 2017

CHICAGO (Nov. 9, 2017) – KBS Growth & Income Real Estate Investment Trust, a professionally managed portfolio of institutional-quality commercial real estate properties, announced today the acquisition of 213 West Institute Place, a converted loft office building with vintage brick and timber details located in the River North submarket of Chicago.

KBS REIT III Closes $1-Billion Financing Agreement

November 7, 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (November 7, 2017)– KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (“KBS REIT III”), a non-traded real estate investment trust announced today that it has closed on the largest financing facility in KBS’ history. The three-year $1.01- billion financing commitment consists of a $757.5 million term loan that was funded at close and a $252.5 million revolving loan of which $222.5 million remains unfunded.

KBS Realty Advisors Signs New 15,906 Square-Foot Lease at Diehl Point at Cantera

October 25, 2017

WARRENVILLE, Ill. (Oct. 25, 2017) – KBS Realty Advisors, a
non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport
Beach, California, announced today the signing of a new lease
at Diehl Point at Cantera in Warrenville, Illinois. Ametek Inc., an
American global manufacturer of electronic instruments and
electromechanical devices, signed a new lease at the property
for 15,906 square feet. The property is now 100% leased.

KBS Debuts KBSDirect.com Real Estate Investment Portal

October 23, 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 23, 2017 -- KBS, one of the nation's largest and most respected commercial real estate companies and ranked by National Real Estate Investor as the 11th largest commercial real estate company in the United States as of April 20, 2017, today debuted its direct-access online platform – KBSDirect.com – for accredited investors and advisors to invest in KBS Growth & Income REIT, a professionally managed portfolio of institutional-quality commercial real estate properties, with no load or upfront fees to investors. To date, the REIT already has three equity properties valued at approximately $150.4 million.

KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II Acquires Grace Court in Phoenix

October 4, 2017

PHOENIX (Oct. 4, 2017) – KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II, a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, announced today the purchase of Grace Court, a business park located in the Central Business District of Phoenix. The property is being acquired as a joint venture between KBS and Verus Holdings, LLC.

KBS REIT III Announces the LEED Platinum Certification at 171 17th Street in Atlanta

September 28, 2017

ATLANTA, Georgia (Sept. 28, 2017) – KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (KBS REIT III), a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, announced today that 171 17th Street was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environment Development (LEED) Platinum certification. This property is 98% leased with well-known tenants such as Wells Fargo, Arnall Golden & Gregory and Georgia Tech Research Company.

KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT Acquires 125 East John Carpenter and 5100 North O’Connor in Irving, Texas

September 26, 2017

IRVING, Texas. (Sept. 26, 2017) – KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT, a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, announced today the acquisition of 125 East John Carpenter and 5100 North O’Connor. The Class A, eighteen-story office tower and six-story office tower total 442,039 square feet and are currently 84 percent leased.

KBS Sells 625 Mt. Auburn in Cambridge to The Davis Companies

August 24, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 24, 2017) – KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, California, announced today the sale of 625 Mt. Auburn, a Class-A office building in Cambridge, Mass. The property was purchased by The Davis Companies.

KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II Acquires Oakland City Center for $155 Million

August 22, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (August 22, 2017) – KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT II, a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, announced today the purchase of Oakland City Center, comprised of 505 14th Street and 1300 Clay Street, for $155 million.

KBS Acquires Main & Gervais in South Carolina

August 3, 2017

COLUMBIA, SC (August 3, 2017) – KBS Realty Advisors of Newport Beach, California announced today the acquisition of Main & Gervais, a Class A office property located at 1221 Main Street in Columbia. The property features 18 stories, a seven-level parking deck and 186,605 rentable square feet.