Founded in 1992 by Charles J. Schreiber and Peter Bren, the KBS team
is comprised of real estate professionals with extensive hands-on real estate experience.
KBS forms its first pension fund investment vehicle for an
$0.54 Billion 2
KBS becomes a Registered Investment Advisor. KBS forms first
commingled fund, K/B
Opportunity Fund I, purchasing $273 Million in real estate.
KBS reaches $1.0 Billion in
KBS forms first of five separate accounts with an institutional
and a separate account with a
$2.24 Billion Billion
KBS forms investment account for an institutional investor.
KBS sells Irvine Corporate Center in Irvine, CA.
Co-founder, Charles J. Schreiber, Jr. appointed CEO. Company name
changed to Koll Bren Schreiber Realty Advisors, Company Fully Liquidates K/B Opportunity Fund I.
KBS forms 15 institutional investment fundsto date.
KBS changes management structure and becomes a regionally aligned and
regionally operated company.
KBS fully liquidates its fourth fund (including two commingled
opportunistic funds). Combined, these
four funds invested over $597 Million and generated total proceeds of $921 Million.
KBS exceeds $6 Billion in total
acquisition volume. Fully
liquidates first fund for an institutional investor.
Company name changed to KBS Realty Advisors.
KBS Capital Markets Group formed as exclusive distributor and would
to distribute 7 non-listed
REITs that would invest over $15.8 Billion is U.S. real estate assets. KBS launches first of five
separate account funds with offshore sovereign wealth investor that would go on to invest over $2.3
KBS becomes first-ever non-traded REIT sponsor to raise over $100
in less than eight months.
KBS Liquidates third fund for an institutional investor.
KBS sells 130 Prince Street in NY for $1,723 Per square foot, the
price per square foot ever at
the time for Manhattan's SoHo submarket.
KBS exceeds $10.5 Billion in total dollars invested since inception
reaching a total transactional
volume of $14.46 Billion.
$14.85 Billion Billion
KBS ranked #3 on the top real estate buyer's list by Commercial
KBS acquires largest acquisition to date, 1.3mm SF 300 N. LaSalle in
downtown Chicago for $655 Million.
KBS would sell the property 4 years later for $850 Million.
KBS ranked among largest U.S. office investors by Commercial
Executive, KBS total
transactional volume peaks $20 Billion.
KBS ranked 5th Largest Office Owner Globally by National Real Estate
KBS acquires largest asset to date, 1.5mm-square-foot 500 W. Madison
Chicago's West Loop.
KBS exceeds over 1,500 real estate assets acquired since inception.
KBS forms 7th non-listed REIT. KBS exceeds $31 Billion in total
KBS acquires and redevelops historic Meier & Frank building in
KBS launches KBS Direct - a portal for individual investors to
directly in KBS operated real
KBS ranked 8th largest office owner globally by National Real Estate
Investor. KBS completes
development of Midtown Plaza in Raleigh, NC. The 329,613 SF property sold for $127 Million.
KBS-affiliate launches Prime US REIT on the Singapore SGX Exchange.
Sells 11 Assets to Prime US
REIT valued at 1.2 Billion. KBS total transaction volume peaks $41 Billion.