It’s time to update those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week’s issue includes the following markets: Washington DC, Northern New Jersey, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, Texas and more.   BREAKING NEWS!  Silberfein Stepping Down as Rouse CEO FollowingSale to Brookfield Expected This YearCurrent COO Harper to Become Chief Exec of REIT

China’s largest real estate development company will partner with Walnut Creek, CA-based developer Laconia Development LLC to build a 43-story apartment tower at one of Seattle’s most noteworthy development sites. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced the project at 600 Wall Street, a triangle-shaped parcel bordered by Wall Street, Denny Way and Sixth St., during a trade mission to China. The partnership between Laconia and Shenzhen-based China Vanke…

RAM Property Development, a developer based out of Eugene, OR, acquired a 25,000-square-foot single-story building in North Portland from Deacon Development Group for $10.62 million, or about $424 per square foot. The grocery store building at 6300 N Lombard St in Portland, OR, delivered in March 2016. New Seasons Market, a growing West Coast grocery chain, opened a store at the site March 23, according to a release. New Seasons has 19 neighborhood…

It’s time to update those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week’s issue includes the following markets: Washington DC, New York City, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Northern New Jersey, South Florida, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit / Grand Rapids, Portland, Inland Empire, Los Angeles and Houston. WASHINGTON DC Hilton Appoints RLJ Exec to President, CEO of Hotel REIT By Bryce…

Brian Hanson has joined HFF as a director. Based in the Portland, OR office, Hanson will focus on multi-housing and middle-market investment sales across the Pacific Northwest. Hanson most recently served as a vice president with ScanlanKemperBard Companies, and before that was first vice president of sales and commercial real estate consultant with Massey Knackal Realty Services. “We are very excited to welcome Brian to our growing Portland…

It’s time to update those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week’s issue includes the following markets: New York City, Vancouver / Calgary, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Phoenix / Tucson, Portland, North Texas, Detroit / Grand Rapids, Northern California, Philadelphia, South Florida, Central Texas, and more! NEW YORK CITY Brixmor Taps Taylor as CEO, President By…

Illumina, Inc., a San Diego-based provider of genome sequencing and array-based solutions for genetic analysis, signed a 10-year lease for 316,262 square feet of flex office and R&D space at BioMed Realty’s i3 Campus currently in development in San Diego, CA. The three-building site, located at 4775-4785 Executive Dr. in UTC, is currently under construction with completion set for summer 2016. It will be comprised of 100,000-square-foot customizable…

DexCom, a company that specializes in continuous glucose monitoring systems, leased 16,501 square feet in the Block 300 office building at 308 SW 2nd Ave. in Portland, OR. The 10-story building totals 361,805 square feet in Portland’s Central Business District. DexCom will occupy a portion of the second floor there, joining Puppet Labs and CrowdCompass in the building. Jake Lancaster and James Ellis of JLL represented the landlord, Prudential…

McGraw Hill Financial, the parent company of Standard & Poor’s, has renewed its office lease for 900,027 square feet at 55 Water St. in New York City. The extension, covering the entire 34th through 46th floors and a portion of the concourse and 52nd floor in the building, commences in 2020 when the anchor tenant’s existing term was set to expire. The financial research and analysis firm is consolidating its space, giving back the 33rd, 47th…

U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware next week will consider a bid by the Albertsons supermarket chain to acquire 29 of the 32 core stores in Washington and Oregon owned by Bellingham-based grocery chain Haggen Holdings, LLC. Albertson’s LLC on March 14 submitted a binding $106.1 million bid and asset purchase agreement to Haggen for the purchase of 29 stores operated by Haggen, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sept. 8, 2015. Haggen…