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Westwood Announces Year-End 2018 Results & Update on Strategic Initiatives

By |2019-01-23T09:48:45-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, CA. (January 23, 2019) – Westwood Financial, a leading retail real estate investment firm, announced the Company's progress on transactional and operational initiatives for year-end 2018. Westwood acquired seven assets totaling $98.6 million and disposed of five assets totaling $43.6 million. The acquisitions were consistent with the firm’s two-pronged strategy that focuses on [...]

Westwood Financial Names Mark Bratt as New Chief Executive Officer

By |2019-01-15T15:05:51-07:00January 15th, 2019|Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, CA (JANUARY 15, 2019) – Westwood Financial, a leading retail real estate firm, today announced that Mark Bratt has been named the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. At Westwood, Mr. Bratt will oversee all day-to-day operations, including executing on the Company’s strategic plan to grow its assets under management. Mr. Bratt has [...]

Westwood Financial Acquires Clybourn Galleria in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Neighborhood

By |2018-09-05T14:52:25-07:00September 5th, 2018|Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA (September 6, 2018) – Westwood Financial LLC, a leading retail real estate investment firm has acquired an urban retail property in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Clybourn Galleria is located in the bustling North & Clybourn Retail Corridor across from Trader Joe’s and adjacent to Lincoln Yards, a new 70-acre, mixed-used development that [...]

Westwood Financial Restructures Transactions Team; Appoints Key Team Members to Vice President of Transactions

By |2018-08-16T09:56:07-07:00August 16th, 2018|Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, CA. (August 13, 2018) – Westwood Financial, a leading retail investment firm, has announced a key restructuring to its transactions team. Paul Birtchet and Eric Shulman, 12 and 13-year veterans of Westwood Financial, have been appointed to Vice President of Transactions. They will each oversee all acquisition and disposition efforts for their respective [...]

Westwood Financial Continues to Build a Best-In-Class Management Team; Appoints New Executive Vice President to Oversee Leasing

By |2018-08-13T09:57:45-07:00August 13th, 2018|Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 23, 2018) – Westwood Financial, a leading retail investment firm has announced a key addition to its senior leadership team with the appointment of David Malayil as Executive Vice President of Leasing. Mr. Malayil will oversee the leasing and revenue generation for more than 110 assets totaling over nine million square [...]

Westwood Acquires Street Retail Asset Anchored by Amazon in Chicago’s Lincoln Park

By |2018-06-12T09:14:07-07:00June 11th, 2018|Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA (June 11, 2018) – Westwood Financial LLC, a leading retail real estate investment firm, has acquired a 2,800 square foot retail condominium anchored by Amazon in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.Located at the southwest corner of Webster and Sheffield Avenues in the heart of Lincoln Park, one of Chicago’s most affluent neighborhoods, [...]

Westwood Financial Acquires Two Sprouts-Anchored Centers in Phoenix and Atlanta

By |2018-06-12T09:18:02-07:00May 25th, 2018|Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA (May 18, 2018) – Westwood Financial LLC, a leading retail real estate investment firm, in separate transactions has acquired two Sprouts-anchored neighborhood centers in Phoenix, AZ and Atlanta, GA for a total of $66.2 million. Boardwalk at Andersen Springs in Chandler (Phoenix), AZ and is the home of the original Sprouts Farmers [...]

Westwood Financial Announces Progress On Strategic Initiatives

By |2018-01-19T11:24:07-07:00January 17th, 2018|Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 16, 2018 – Westwood Financial, a leading retail real estate investment firm, announced the Company’s progress on transactional and operational initiatives for 2017. Westwood acquired four assets totaling $100 million and disposed of 13 assets totaling $104 million. Acquisitions included a Trader Joe’s-anchored center in Charlotte, an H-E-B-anchored center in Houston, [...]

Westwood Financial Continues Trajectory of Rapid Growth; Appoints New Executive Vice President to Lead Expansion

By |2018-01-19T11:37:28-07:00August 21st, 2017|Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (August 21, 2017) – Westwood Financial, a leading retail investment firm with a portfolio of 118 shopping centers in the U.S., has announced the addition of Matt Lougee as its new Executive Vice President to lead the firm’s ongoing growth and expansion. “As a forward-looking firm, we are committed to creating a [...]

Westwood Expands Leadership Team For Future Growth; Appoints New Senior Vice President Of Acquisitions

By |2018-01-19T11:25:19-07:00July 10th, 2017|Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA (July 10, 2017) – Westwood Financial, a real estate investment firm with a portfolio totaling over $1.5 billion in shopping centers throughout the U.S., has announced the expansion of its executive leadership team with the addition of Stuart Brackenridge, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions. This appointment comes on the heels of Westwood Financial’s [...]