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Barker Pacific Group Signs Five New Tenants at One Sansome Street
SAN FRANCISCO — March 28, 2013 — Barker Pacific Group (BPG) has signed five new leases at the landmark One Sansome Street Tower, totaling over 50,000 square feet. New tenants include the global financial monitoring firm Factset Research Systems Inc., travel deal website Travelzoo, Arch Insurance Group Inc., Hill International, and Paycom Payroll. The building is currently 76 percent leased, with 125,000 square feet vacant.
"We're proud to welcome such robust, forward-thinking corporate tenants into One Sansome Street," said Michael Barker, Managing Director of BPG. "It's a beautiful building, situated at the iconic center of San Francisco's Financial District."
Meade Boutwell, Phil Tippett, Jak Churton and Cori English of CB Richard Ellis's San Francisco office represented One Sansome in its lease negotiations. Nathan Zoucha and Jay Seiden of Cushman & Wakefield were the tenant brokers for Factset Research Systems Inc., who signed the largest lease with 22,425 square feet. Their new offices will include the entire 19th floor, and part of the 20th. Jak Churton, while he was at CB Richard Ellis, was the tenant broker for Arch Insurance. Arch Insurance has leased 16,798 square feet on One Sansome Street's 14th floor. Jerry Igra of Cornish & Carey was the tenant broker for Travelzoo, who leased 7,846 square feet on the 34th floor, and Scott Nykodym represented Hill International, leasing 3,283 square feet on the 29th floor. Paycom Payroll was represented by Brooke Agresti of CB Richard Ellis, and leased 3,418 square feet on the 31st floor.
BPG took ownership of One Sansome in a joint venture with Prudential Real Estate Investors in 2010 and serves as the property manager of the 43-story, 739,000 square-foot Class-A office tower known as Citigroup Center. Construction on the high-rise began in 1983 and incorporated portions of the Holbrook Building that housed the Anglo and London Paris National Bank, which occupied the site from 1910-1981. The building was certified as LEED Gold in 2010. One Sansome Street's public spaces and lobbies underwent major improvements in 2011.
Barker Pacific Group was founded 30 years ago and is comprised of experienced real estate professionals active in asset management, acquisitions and development of major commercial projects. In San Francisco, BPG developed 100 First Plaza and currently owns and manages One Sansome Street.
Some of BPG's other notable projects include: Hamilton Landing and Rowland Plaza in Marin County; The Fine Arts Building, 626 Wilshire Boulevard and 5055 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles; 101 Continental in El Segundo and The Miami Arena and Columbus Center in South Florida.
The firm also manages and owns Bayside Communities, a portfolio of over 27 affordable multifamily housing properties located throughout the West. Additionally, Barker Pacific Group manages Storage Solutions, a growing leader in the self-storage industry, offering consumers and businesses a variety of self-storage space and supplies throughout California. BPG has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Marin County. The company specializes in the development and acquisition of institutional quality office, retail, and residential projects in select U.S. cities. For more information, visit www.barkerpacific.com.
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