Joint Venture Adds to Seattle Portfolio Through Discounted Apartment Acquisition

Originally published: CoStar A joint venture bought its second Seattle apartment complex in less than two months at a discount as investors capitalize on a sales slowdown that has shaken up property values. Seattle-based Timberlane Partners’ acquisition fund and Stars REI, based in Chile, paid $55 million, or about $334,000 per unit, for the 166-unit […]


Timberlane Partners, STARS REI Acquire Ballard MF for $55M

Originally published: ConnectCRE A joint venture between Timberlane’s Acquisition Fund and STARS REI purchased the Koi apartments, a six-story, 166-unit building in the Ballard district of Seattle for $55.5 million. The transaction, which equates to approximately $334,000 per unit, represents the joint venture’s second Ballard acquisition in the past two months, following The Wilcox. JLL’s Senior Managing Directors David Young and […]


Ballard multifamily asset trades for well below replacement cost

Originally published: Puget Sound Business Journal A joint venture of Timberlane Partners and STARS REI is the new owner of Ballard’s Koi Apartments, a 166-unit asset at 1139 NW Market St. The $55.5 million price is well below replacement cost, and $1.5 million less than what the then newly opened six-story property sold for 10 years […]


Timberlane pays over $55M for 166 Ballard units

Originally published: Daily Journal of Commerce The Koi Apartments, at 1139 N.W. Market St., sold this week for a little over $55.4 million, according to King County records. The seller was HLI Koi LLC, a REIT managed by CBRE, which acquired the property in 2014 for $57 million. That represents a small but not terrible loss. […]


Timberlane Partners Buys 132-Unit Multifamily Community in Seattle for $45.2MM

Originally published: An apartment complex in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood traded hands recently at a loss for the seller. The Wilcox was purchased by an entity affiliated with Timberlane Partners for $45.2 million, or approximately $342,045 per unit, according to King County public records. The seller was an entity affiliated with J.P. Morgan.  Located at […]


Ballard apartment building sells for less than it did in 2018

Originally published: The Wilcox apartment building in Ballard traded for $45.2 million in a deal recorded Thursday by King County. The 132-unit, 144,000-square-foot building is at 2003 NW 57th St. The buyers are a joint venture between Seattle-based Timberlane Partners’ acquisition fund TAF and Santiago, Chile-based Stars REI. The seller is affiliated with J.P. […]


West Coast Cities Slam Brakes on Housing Production Amid Worsening Crisis

Originally published: costar.comJack Witthaus, Katie Burke, Randyl Drummer and Lou Hirsh Up and down the West Coast apartment construction sites are falling quiet despite high demand in a worsening housing shortage. Fewer multifamily projects have broken ground this year from Seattle to San Diego in one of the slowest starts to apartment construction in a […]


Amazon asks some workers to relocate as return-to-office push continues

Originally published: bizjournals.comAlex Halverson Less than three months after Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) enacted its return-to-office guidelines, the company is asking some employees to relocate to certain hubs so they can be closer to their teams. Amazon set May 1 as the date when employees would be expected to return to the office at least […]


Seattle lands No. 2 spot as best North America market for tech talent

Originally published: bizjournals.comCassidy Ritter A new report ranked Seattle as the No. 2 market in North America for tech talent, placing the city in the same spot it was last year. This ranking from CBRE’s Scoring Tech Talent report looks at the top 50 North American markets and their ability to attract and develop tech talent. It […]

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Seattle’s Timberlane Partners Lands Top-Producing Real Estate Veteran From CBRE, Key Leaders From Northmarq and Security Properties

Originally published: Multifamily real estate company Timberlane Partners hired a top producer from CBRE and two other real estate executives to help with its West Coast expansion, even as apartment sales slow in the region. Timberlane Partners, an alternative investment manager based in Seattle that is focused on buying and developing multifamily properties, hired Jon Hallgrimson, […]