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…

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: Boston, New York City, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Baltimore, and more! LOS ANGELES Marcus & Millichap Taps LaBar as COO, EVP By Justin Sumner Mitchell LaBar will return to Marcus & Mill

Swift Real Estate Partners recently closed on two Pacific Northwest acquisitions in deals totaling $30.5 million. The acquisitions were made through Swift’s second Fund, SREP II, a $400 mil value-add real estate fund launched in September 2015. SREP II has already received commitments of $222.5 mil with a pipeline of another $130 mil expected to close in the coming weeks. Swift’s second fund is a follow up to their inaugural fund in which they…

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: Chicago, Toronto, Houston, Washington DC, Nashville, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, San Diego, San Antonio, and South Florida. CHICAGO Christian Ulbrich Named President of JLL By Randyl Drummer

JLL on Tuesday said that Christian Ulbrich, the head of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division, will be elevated to president of the global real estate services provider after the Chicago-based company decided to separate its two top executive roles as part of its leadership succession planning process. Colin Dyer, who has held both the president and CEO roles at JLL since 2004, will retain the CEO title and continue to guide the firm…

Ad agency Droga5 leased an additional 111,000 square feet at 120 Wall St. in New York, NY. The firm will now occupy 208,000 square feet over 11 floors, including the 97,000 square feet it has occupied there since 2014. With its latest lease, Droga5 becomes the largest tenant in the building, which is now fully leased. The 34-story, 615,000-square-foot, office building was constructed in 1929 and renovated in 2005 in Lower Manhattan’s Financial…