NEWPORT BEACH, CA—Recent changes at Buchanan StreetPartners are “just part of running a good business,” CEORobert Brunswick tells exclusively. Thefirm has made six new hires in support of itsequity platform, including an SVP to lead thefirm's growing acquisitions business; is expanding its equityplatform and targeting opportunities to own directly and operate;purchased WorkScapes, a six-buildingcreative campus here, as well as campuses in othermarkets; and has launched a new, high-yield, small-balance loanproduct to supplement its existing structuredwhole-loan andmezzanine-financing business.

In Part 1 of a two-part interview, Brunswick discusses thefirm's new focus in the new economy. In a future story, he willdiscuss its acquisitions strategy, including the WorkScapespurchase. What do the recent changes at your firmsay about your focus and the industry?

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.