Gaw Capital Partners Completes US$3 Billion Privatization Of Office J-REIT
January 24, 2022 – Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners announced that the firm, through a fund under its management and in conjunction with Invesco, has completed the US$3 billion privatization of Invesco Office J-REIT Inc., which comprises 18 fully stabilized Grade A/B office assets primarily in Tokyo, Japan.
The portfolio is comprised of properties with a total net rentable area of 89,736 tsubo (3,193,092 sq. ft.). Among the portfolio, 12 assets are located in Tokyo, three assets in Yokohama, one asset in Nagoya, one asset in Fukuoka and one asset in Osaka.
Kenneth Gaw, President and Managing Principal of Gaw Capital Partners, said, “Gaw Capital and Invesco are delighted to complete this landmark transaction today. We are extremely pleased to work with partners who have deep knowledge and operating experience in the Japan market and we look forward to collaborating on this investment.”
Isabella Lo, Managing Director of Gaw Capital Partners, added, “We are delighted to have completed the first ever privatization of a J-REIT in the market. The REIT comprises high-quality, green-certified offices in prime locations and will be a great addition to Gaw Capital’s current portfolio. We see great opportunities in Japan’s real estate market and look forward to exploring further opportunities across various property sectors in the country.”
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