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Real Estate Deals of the Year Awards 2016: These are the office winners

Office leases, sales and new construction made splashy headlines last year, and we’re honoring a number of those deals and projects in our annual Bay Area Real Estate Deals of the Year Awards. The office winners spanned San Francisco, the Peninsula and the East Bay this year.

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International Women’s Day 2016: Ani Vartanian Boladian

International Women’s Day inspires the world to work towards a goal of equal status, rights and pay for all. This year’s “Pledge for Parity” highlights the urgent need for rapid progress in achieving gender parity, while also celebrating the remarkable achievements of women in global politics and world leadership, arts & culture, and private enterprise. To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, we would like to share unique insights from a few of our extraordinary female clients.

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Rubicon Closes on Oakland Transaction for $115MM

San Francisco-based Rubicon Point Partners has closed on the acquisition of two office buildings in Oakland for $115 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction. The assets it bought were the 172,000 square foot 505 14th Street and the 195,000 square feet 1300 Clay Street.

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CalPERS Plans to Increase Capital Allocations to Bay Area Firms

California Public Employees Retirement System has plans to transform its emerging managers into a more typical established separate account relationship with a significant increase in the capital awarded to each manager…

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Rubicon Sells Assets in Silicon Valley to Two Family Offices for $40MM

San Francisco-based Rubicon Point Partners has sold two office buildings in Mountain View and Palo Alto to un-named family offices..

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Rubicon Point Partners Closes Sale of Two Class A Office Buildings in Silicon Valley for Over $40 Million

Rubicon Point Partners, San Francisco-based real estate investment company, announced the sale of two Class A office buildings in Silicon Valley: 274-282 Castro Street in Mountain View, Calif., and 1870 Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto, Calif.

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LinkedIn buys Mountain View industrial park as Apple eyes Sunnyvale sublease

December 22, 2014

Solidifying its commitment to hometown expansion, LinkedIn Corp. has bought the 6.4-acre Lester Industrial Park in Mountain View where the business-networking giant could build a large office campus in the years ahead. LinkedIn closed on the land — located across from the Computer History Museum at the intersection of Shoreline Boulevard and Highway 101 — last week, according to multiple industry sources. The price wasn’t immediately available.

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Canyon Catalyst Fund and Rubicon Point Partners acquire The Lakes at Bayhill in San Bruno, California

December 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Canyon Capital Realty Advisors’ (Canyon Capital Realty) emerging manager platform, the Canyon Catalyst Fund (“CCF”) along with Rubicon Point Partners, has closed on its fourth investment as a partnership,  The Lakes at Bayhill (“The Lakes”). The Lakes is an approximately 150,000 square foot office complex located in San Bruno, California. The Lakes development features 3-Class A office buildings in a park-like setting on 6.4 acres.

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New JV Boosts Young CRE Pros

July 1, 2013

LOS ANGELES-A new joint venture that seeks to cultivate the next generation of real estate investment fund managers has been formed. The Canyon Catalyst Fund has teamed with Rubicon Point Partners, and they have already closed on their first property.

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Downtown Mountain View Retains Investment Charm

June 28, 2013

San Francisco-based Rubicon Point Partners has paid $15.86 million, or $550 a square foot, to acquire 274 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View in a joint-venture partnership that includes Los Angeles- based Canyon Capital Realty Advisors, according to research from Colliers International.

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Canyon Catalyst Fund Forms Joint Venture with Rubicon Point Partners; Team Acquires Office Building in Mountain View, CA

June 26, 2013

Canyon Catalyst Fund Forms Joint Venture with Rubicon Point Partners; Team Acquires Office Building in Mountain View, CA

New partnership will result in $60-$100 million of real estate investment across Northern California.

The Canyon Catalyst Fund has entered into a joint venture with private equity firm Rubicon Point Partners, representing the first of several new partnerships for the groundbreaking fund designed to cultivate the next generation of real estate investment fund managers. The new partners have closed on their first joint real estate acquisition, purchasing a two-story office building with ground-floor retail space in Mountain View, California.

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40 under 40 – Ani Vartanian Boladian: President and managing partner, Rubicon Point Partners

March 1, 2013

In 40 words: As a senior official at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, she helped stabilize the securitization markets after the financial crisis as manager of the Term Asset Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF), a $200 billion lending program that supported the origination of millions of auto, student and small business loans.

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From Fiscal Crisis to S.F. Leases: Crossing Over the Rubicon

February 1, 2013

In three years Ani Vartanian has gone from managing a $200 billion federal bailout program in Washington D.C. to heading up Rubicon Point Partners, a San Francisco real estate investment startup with $50 million under advisement.

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The Storek Building

December 20, 2012

Rubicon Point Partners, LLC (http://www.rubiconpointpartners.com), closed on the acquisition of 149 9th St. in San Francisco. The jewel-box building, also known as the Storek Building, is located on 9th street in Mid-Market/West SoMa, two blocks from Twitter, BART, Dolby, and the new Avalon Bay apartment development.

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