Aug 27, 2015
Atreg, a Seattle-based firm that specializes in disposing of high tech manufacturing facilties such as semiconductor fabrication plants and cleanrooms, named Wade Moller a vice president. Moller advised Amazon on how to structure supply chains, and on the acquisition and disposition of assets. He also worked on Amazon Web Services, Amazon's Lab126 and Amazon Publishing. Moller also was an assistant director at Weyerhaeuser.
Urban Land Institute Northwest's Thriving Communities Task Force will lead a bicycle tour Sept. 15 of South Lake Union, Westlake and Fremont. The event begins at 2 p.m. at the Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St. Alyssa Mehl of Bellwether Housing, Marc Gearhart of Holland Partner Group and Sandra Woods of Seattle Department of Transportation will lead the tour. It will focus on how streets handle bicycles and cars, and what changes are needed. For information or to register, contact Northwest@uli.org or 206-224-4500.
Aug 20, 2015
Bellevue-based Associa EMB Management named Nicole Washington president. Washington was national training director for a real estate firm in Dallas. Washington has more than 18 years of experience in real estate with an emphasis on apartments, condos and single-family rentals. Associa EMB Management is an affiliate of the Dallas-based housing management company Associa, which has more than 9,000 employees in 170 offices in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, United Arab Emirates and South Africa.
On Sept. 10, the Washington chapter of NAIOP will offer a tour of Point Ruston, a 97-acre site along the Tacoma-Ruston waterfront that could eventually house up to 3,000 people. Two million square feet of shopping, entertainment and recreation space are planned. The tour begins at 3:30 p.m. at Copperline Apartments, 5005 Ruston Way. For more information, or to register, visit: goo.gl/lbLaqo
Alexander Candalla has been named executive director of Wesley Homes Des Moines, a senior housing provider. He will oversee redevelopment of the 45-acre campus. Today it has three apartment buildings, units for independent and assisted living, and a skilled nursing and rehab center. Candalla was executive director of a retirement community in California. Wesley Homes was founded in 1944 and is affiliated with the Pacific Northwest Conference of United Methodist Church. Wesley Homes operates a senior housing complex in Auburn and provides home health services.
Aug 13, 2015
Louis Weisman, managing director of Berkadia's Seattle office, secured $26.3 million in financing for two apartment properties in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Epernay Apartments and Quail Run Apartments were built in 1985 and total 360 units. The 10-year loans are for FW Group of Mercer Island through Berkadia's Freddie Mac Program. Entities related to FW Group acquired the properties in 2008 for $25.8 million.
Jeff Johnson, president of Spokane-based Black Commercial, will speak at CCIM Institute's Washington State Chapter luncheon Sept. 9 at Seattle Yacht Club, 1807 E. Hamlin St. Johnson has worked in real estate for more than 35 years and his company is one of Spokane's largest commercial real estate and property management firms. For more information, or to register, visit: goo.gl/LYNsRL
Law Seminars International will hold an all-day conference Sept. 25 at Seattle's Hotel 1000 on development agreements. It will cover the legal basics of agreements as well as financing, maintenance and foreclosure issues related to CC&Rs, which are restrictions put in place by a builder, developer, or homeowners association. For more information, or to register, visit: goo.gl/fRsWdF
Dylan Welch has joined Jones Lang LaSalle's Bellevue industrial team as an associate on the tenant portfolio. Welch recently graduated from Washington State University with a degree in economics and interned at Enterprise Holdings. JLL has more than 230 offices in 80 countries and employs 58,000 people.