QIA Makes Good on US Investment Promise—Again

A joint venture between Douglas Emmett and the Qatar Investment Authority paid $225 million for a 19-story office tower in L.A.

12100 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles12100 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

Los Angeles—In January 2015, visiting officials of the State of Qatar told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that the country would invest $35 billion in the U.S. over the next five years, and it continues to do just that, with its latest investment being Qatari Investment Authority’s acquisition of the office tower at 12100 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles. QIA, the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar, and joint venture partner Douglas Emmett Inc. recently acquired the 365,000-square-foot property, located in the prestigious Brentwood submarket, from Hines for $225 million.

It appears the transaction took place in a time warp. Hines U.S. Office Value Added Fund II also paid $225 million for 12100 Wilshire when it acquired the Class A property from RREEF Property Trust in 2007…

QIA Makes Good on US Investment Promise—Again

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