Calpers Cuts Risk and Finds Reward, for Now

July 24, 2012 – Double-digit property returns for California pension giant Calpers are offering early evidence that the fund’s closely watched real-estate strategy may be paying off.

A year ago, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the nation’s lar

Read More

L.A. company CommonWealth Partners eyes D.C. with $6B real estate fund

June 8, 2012 – Los Angeles-based CommonWealth Partners plans to spend about $6 billion acquiring properties in the Washington area and nationally as part of an investment fund it has launched with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System

Read More

Russell Investments Ctr Trades for $480M

April 20, 2012 – CommonWealth Partners, a privately-held real estate investment, development and management firm based in Los Angeles, has acquired the Russell Investments Center at 1301 2nd Ave. in Seattle, WA for $480 million, or about $550 per square foot, from Mi

Read More

CalPERS Transitions National Officer Partners Portfolio to CommonWealth Partners LLC

January 3, 2011SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) today announced the year-end transfer of its National Office Partners (NOP) real estate portfolio from Hines to CommonWealth Partners LLC (CWP). The $9

Read More