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: Columbia, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Inland Empire, Minneapolis, New York City, Phoenix, and Jacksonville. COLUMBIA EDENS Taps McLean as CEO By Justin Sumner Shopping center owner and developer EDENS has an

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, Austin, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Diego, Chicago, Columbus, Charlotte, Washington DC, and South Florida. NEW YORK CITY Liebersohn Joins Avison Young By Rachel Rosenberg A. Mitti Liebersohn is joining the m

Several top firms and real estate brokers in Portland are among the winners of the annual CoStar Power Broker Awards. Every year, CoStar’s research team verifies and records the commercial real estate sales and lease transactions that closed during the previous year. From that information, CoStar presents CoStar Power Broker Awards to a select number of brokerage firms and individual brokers who closed the highest overall transaction volumes in…

Stanford Health Care has leased 138,000 square feet at BioMed Realty Trust’s Pacific Research Center in Newark, California. Stanford Health Care is an academic health care institution and will be taking over all of Building 9 on the PRC campus. As part of the Stanford Health Care transaction, BioMed Realty terminated 105,000 square feet of space from Logitech Inc. in Building 9. Logitech continues to lease 158,000 square feet in Building 8. Last…

Metlife Inc. one of the largest insurance providers in the United States, signed a 12-year lease for 335,000 square feet in the MetLife office building at 200 Park Ave. in New York City. MetLife currently occupies 110,000 square feet in the building, and is leasing space currently occupied by Barclays Capital encompassing the third through fifth floors there. MetLife is in the process of consolidating its employees from four nearby properties,…

Apple Inc. signed a 260,000-square-foot lease at the Main Street Cupertino development in Cupertino, CA. The two office buildings currently under construction are part of a project that includes 130,000 square feet of retail space, an 120-unit apartment complex and the 180-unit Marriott Residence Hotel. Construction on the two 130,000-square-foot office buildings is slated to wrap up in May. Brandon Bain and Erik Hallgrimson of DTZ in San…

OnDeck Capital Inc. expanded its headquarters space at 1400 Broadway in New York City by 79,000 square feet. The small business lender will grow from 38,000 square feet to a total occupancy of 117,000 square feet in the Empire State Realty Trust-owned building. The 38-story, 908,237-square-foot, 4-Star office tower was built in 1930 in the Penn Plaza / Garment District submarket of Manhattan, at the northeast corner of W. 38th Street. Keith…

Bechtel Corp., one of the world’s largest engineering, construction and project management companies, will relocate 700 jobs to Fairfax County, Virginia, from its Frederick, Maryland, operation as a result of global restructuring. The company will invest $10 million in the Fairfax County location as a result of the move. Bechtel will lease up to 175,000 square feet in the Reston area of Fairfax County for the expansion. Its corporate headquarters…

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, San Diego, New York City, Dallas / Ft. Worth, San Francisco Bay, Greenville / Spartanburg, Seattle, South Florida, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, and Charlotte. CHICAGO CBRE Appoints Two in Chicago By Bryce Meyers CBRE

Vancouver Covenant Group LLC acquired the retail building at 918 SE 16th Ave. in Vancouver, WA from MAJ Holdings LLC for $2.62 million, or $524 per square foot. The 5,000-square-foot building was delivered in 2015 at the Crossroads at Mill Plain & 164th retail center. This was an investment purchase, the asset is fully occupied by Starbucks and Pacific Dental, both on triple-net, long-term leases. Brandi Welter and Derek Federinko from Coldwell…