KBS Capital Advisors was formed in 2006 as the exclusive advisor for KBS' publicly registered, non-traded REITs, which are designed to give individual investors the ability to invest in a similar type of real estate and structured debt as KBS pension fund and institutional partners. Since 2006, KBS has formed five non-traded REITs which have acquired more than $9.8 billion in real estate and real estate-related assets, and have helped KBS to become one of the top real estate buyers in the nation in recent years.
KBS Capital Advisors places an emphasis on real estate debt and has purchased or originated approximately $1.7 billion in real estate debt transactions since 2006. KBS Capital Advisors buys and originates first mortgages, B Notes and AAA-rated structured debt securities.
KBS Capital Advisors is a regionally aligned organization that utilizes local market knowledge to find and acquire debt and equity investments that meet the firm's strict performance criteria. Headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., KBS operates eight regional office locations. Since inception, KBS Capital Advisors and KBS Realty Advisors have completed approximately $30.0 billion in real estate transactions on behalf of six institutional commingled funds, fourteen separate accounts with public and corporate pension funds, five sovereign wealth funds and five public, non-traded REITs.