Who Bought the Grand Hotel in Minneapolis for $30 Million? Did They Get a Deal?

Grand Hotel in Minneapolis Sold by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust at a Loss

Who Bought the Grand Hotel Minneapolis?

Yesterday I received the following press release entitled “Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Completes Sale of the Grand Hotel Minneapolis”.  But curiously, the release does not mention who purchased the property – or what brokers were involved.  It’ also interesting that the hotel’s website appears to be offline …

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San Diego Start-Up We Buy Fugly Houses Seeks Fixers All Over San Diego County

We Buy Fugly Houses in San Diego CountyWe Buy Fugly Houses Breaks into San Diego Fix and Flip Real Estate Market

We Buy Fugly Houses (online at www.WeBuyFuglyHouses.re), a San Diego-based real estate start-up, is building out a nationwide real estate investors network, beginning with a focus on buying, remodeling and flipping houses, condos and apartment buildings all over San Diego County. Continue reading “San Diego Start-Up We Buy Fugly Houses Seeks Fixers All Over San Diego County”

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Applauds Eight NAHREP Awarded Agents

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, congratulated eight network sales professionals for ranking among the top 250 Latino agents by number of transactions in the U.S., as tracked by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP®).

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Honorees include Rebecca Hidalgo Rains of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties in Chandler, AZ, No. 12 on the list; Richard Rodriguez, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties, Hoschton, GA, No. 35; Diana Sifuentes, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices A Action, REALTORS®, Mesquite, TX, No. 67; Sonia Arias, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, Victorville, CA, No. 103; Gustavo Cardenas, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, Rolling Hills Estates, CA, No. 174; Francis Hiraldo, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gammons Realty, East Greenwich, RI, No. 203; Martha Lebron-Dykeman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices First Realty, West Des Moines, IA, No. 213; and Veronica Faz, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier, REALTORS®, Roanoke, VA, No. 242.

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HFF Announces Sale of Willow Creek Corporate Center

HFF announces the sale of Willow Creek Corporate Center, a seven-building, Class A office park in the thriving tech submarket of Redmond, Washington.

HFFHFF Announces Sale of Willow Creek Corporate Center

The HFF team represented the seller, and procured the buyer, Preylock Real Estate Holdings.
Willow Creek Corporate Center comprises 421,785 square feet spread across seven fully leased buildings. The campus is located in the supply constrained North Redmond submarket of Seattle, just minutes from Microsoft’s world headquarters.
The HFF investment advisory team representing the seller included Michael Leggett, Dave Otis Logan Greer and Kevin Freels.
About Preylock Real Estate Holdings
Preylock Real Estate Holdings are owners, operators and developers of commercial and residential real estate primarily located on the West Coast. They utilize a relative value approach to real estate investing, identifying unique investment opportunities in highly targeted, supply constrained markets. Generally, they seek to acquire assets that trade at a discount to replacement cost and/or comparable assets in neighboring sub-markets. The company is currently focused on the acquisition of value-add and core plus office buildings in major West Coast sub-markets. Preylock’s sponsors have a combined 26 years of commercial real estate investment experience, including experience with institutional real estate investment partners. To date, Preylock has acquired assets totaling approximately two million square feet, investing approximately $700 million. About HFF
HFF and its affiliates operate out of 26 offices and are a provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the global commercial real estate industry. HFF, together with its affiliates, offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform, including debt placement, investment advisory, equity placement, funds marketing, M&A and corporate advisory, loan sales and loan servicing. HFF, HFF Real Estate Limited, HFF Securities L.P. and HFF Securities Limited are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF). For more information, please visit hfflp.com or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.

Here’s How You Can Create the Perfect Office Space

Bellevue Office SpaceFinding the perfect office space is one thing. Turning it into the ideal workable space is a whole other task. The layout and design of the area are what can genuinely attract an employee not just to come and work for you, but to enjoying working there.
Walking into an office that is dark, crammed with nothing appealing around, it will be hard to keep employees happy. However, an office that is open, bright, has lots of windows and features to it, you’ll notice your staff might actually enjoy walking into work.
Since designing the perfect office space can be tricky, here are a few points to help you out. Continue reading “Here’s How You Can Create the Perfect Office Space”

We Buy Fugly Houses Seeks Distressed Properties in San Diego County

We Buy Fugly Houses buys distressed properties all over San Diego County!

We Buy Fugly Houses are actively We Buy Fugly Houses San Diegolooking for homes that need to be repaired, remodeled, finished, completed.  San Diego houses, condos, apartments, duplexes, tri-plexes, multiple units and more.

We Buy Fugly Houses specializes in San Diego investment properties where we can add immediate value with additional capital, sweat equity, quality low cost contractors and bulk materials purchasing.  We help home sellers get out of bad situations with fast, fair cash offers – and we help beautify neighborhoods around San Diego by fixing and rehabbing distressed properties and making them beautiful and updated.

We Buy Fugly Houses has money to invest – to get a fast, all-cash offer on your San Diego property call Joe today:  We Buy Fugly Houses 858.262.0944.

Is The San Diego Real Estate Bubble About to Burst?

San Diego Real Estate BubbleIt seems that there are A LOT of people in the San Diego real estate industry who are worried about the San Diego real estate market.  Could it be that the San Diego real estate bubble is about to burst – AGAIN?  We just don’t know – do we?

Anyone who has been through a real estate cycle knows that what goes up, must come down and there are a number of factors that affect a local real estate market.  Jobs, the economy, public perception, affordability (or lack thereof), interest rates / cost of money are all factors in the strength and health of San Diego real estate.  The political unrest in our country is beyond unsettling.  There are even leftist groups calling for anarchy here in our own country.  Qualcomm is still the largest employer in San Diego outside of the military and they are currently going through a big shakeup after President Trump quashed Broadcomm’s hostile takeover bid.  Continue reading “Is The San Diego Real Estate Bubble About to Burst?”

We Buy Fugly Houses Buys Fixers in San Diego and Nationwide

If you have a house or condo that needs updating, remodeling or serious repair – you should contact We Buy Fugly Houses.

We Buy Fugly Houses will pay fast cash for your property in San Diego regardless of condition.

You will get top dollar, a quick, painless closing and will not have to do a thing to fix or repair the property.

Contact We Buy Fugly Houses today!

A New Day Real Estate Now Hosted by SiteGround

SiteGround Web HostingIt is with special pleasure that I get to announce that SiteGround is now the web host for A New Day Real Estate and ANewDayRealEstate.com.

With SiteGround, A New Day Real Estate has a fully reliable web hosting service, with great customer service and really fair pricing.

A New Day Real Estate can now have a more reliable website for our clients, agents and brokers – and be a better real estate partner to our real estate websites including AAA Properties, Coastal Orange County LivingDel Mar VillasOne Paseo Real Estate, San Diego Real Estate and We Buy Fugly Houses.

SiteGround is the Web Host of Choice for AAA Properties of San Diego

SiteGround Web HostingAAA Properties San Diego and AAAProperties.net is now being hosted by SiteGround web hosting.

We were with Hostgator for many years, but they really let us down. Really let us – and our clients, down – as in our site was constantly down.  But not with SiteGround web hosting.

With SiteGround we can better serve all the clients of We Buy Fugly Houses, A New Day Real Estate, Del Mar Villas, One Paseo Real EstateSan Diego Real Estate and our other real estate businesses.

Thank you very much for visiting AAA Properties.