History

Today

Brutten Global has raised US $6 billion of debt and equity, with a transaction volume that has reached $7.8 billion. It has added value to a portfolio of 875 buildings, totaling 81 million square feet.

2016

Westcore obtains a commitment of $337 million of growth capital from Almanac Realty Advisors, bringing the aggregate commitment by Almanac to over $500 million.

2015

Westcore Properties acquires 4.7 million square feet of industrial and office assets totaling $555 million and sells assets totaling $750 million.

2014

Westcore Europe opens the company’s Berlin office, and acquires a 400,000-square-foot (37,000-square-meter) Berlin office park.

2012

Marc Brutten founds Brixton Capital focused on investing and managing a variety of asset types throughout the US and Europe.

Westcore Properties partners with DRA Advisors to acquire an 11.1 million-square-foot portfolio of industrial assets in California and the Midwest valued at over $600 million.

2011

Westcore obtains a $200 million investment from Almanac Realty Advisors (formerly Rothschild Realty Managers) to continue to scale the company and take advantage of acquisition opportunities.

2009

Westcore Europe opens the company’s London Office, and teams up with US private equity fund manager Angelo Gordon to acquire a loan from a UK bank secured against a London office portfolio.

2006

Westcore opens the company’s first European office in Lausanne, Switzerland, and acquires 1.2 million sq. ft. (110,000 sq. m.) of industrial and office property in Switzerland and Austria.

2005

Don Ankeny joins Westcore Properties as President and Chief Executive Officer.

2004

Brutten Global participates in the investment group headed by Bruce Ratner to acquire the New Jersey Nets (now Brooklyn Nets) for US $300 million.

2003-2008

Westcore Properties partners with Dubai Investment Group and co-invests in $600 million of assets over a four-year period.

2003

Westcore Properties is formed from capital generated by the sale of an existing portfolio to Multi-Employer Property Trust.

2000

Marc Brutten forms Westcore Industrial Properties, acquiring $400 million of assets in three years.

1996

Marc Brutten founds The Brutten Family Foundation, a private U.S. Foundation focused on the environment and sustainability, education, and at-risk youth in the Western US.

1993

Marc Brutten is appointed President of The Shidler West, Inc. and is responsible for growing the company holdings to 11.3 million square feet and asset value from $20 million to $800 million.

1989

Marc Brutten becomes a Managing Director of The Shidler Group overseeing the company’s operations for the western states.

1978

Marc Brutten invests in his first commercial property.