The buyer of record, Koll/PER LLC, has picked up threebuildings, built in 1984 on five acres at 1420-1440 E. MissouriAve., from pension fund adviser McMorgan & Co. LLC. MelindaKorth, executive vice president in Phoenix for CB Richard Ellis,says McMorgan represents a rare seller--a pension fund withlong-term ownership of real estate.

"I think the seller realized it was probably time to go aheadand turn the asset as it had met the ownership goals," Korth says.The CBRE investment sales team included executive vice presidentBarry Gabel and senior associate investment specialist MarkDancer.

Following a 30-day marketing period that brought multipleoffers, the complex ended up with the Newport Beach, CA-based Kollfor a variety of reasons. "They were an all-cash buyer. They didhave a lender look at this for purposes of a line of credit, butthis wasn't a typical mortgage loan situation that requireddiscretionary approval," Korth tells "This is exactlythe type of property Koll specializes in."

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