ABOUT THE TEAM
First Gulf is a proven market leader with more than $5-billion in developed assets. Offering development, construction, leasing, finance and property management expertise, we provide clients with unique and exciting market opportunities. Within the Greater Toronto Area alone, our team has completed development and construction of more than 5-million sf of premier, LEED®-certified office space, with another 2-million sf currently under construction. Within the industrial sector, First Gulf has constructed over 6-million sf of space, with an additional 6-million sf currently in the pipeline. First Gulf also manages over 4-million sf of fully-operational buildings.
Founded in 2001, Spear Street Capital (SSC) is an owner, developer and operator of distinctive healthcare and research & technology oriented properties located in the United States, Canada and Europe. SSC focuses on assets and portfolios greater than $25 million in total value, targeting well conceived and located properties that can succeed through creative leasing efforts, physical improvements, entitlement changes or realization of adaptive re-use strategies. Properties may be located in both primary and secondary markets provided they possess, or can attain, superior appeal
to quality tenants.
SSC has an established track record as a dependable and resourceful buyer of complicated assets, having bought, sold or developed in a broad array of markets through all real estate cycles. SSC has creatively structured acquisitions to meet the needs of diverse sellers, including individuals and joint ventures, corporations, lenders in possession, domestic institutions and offshore owners. Holding periods for acquired assets have varied from several years to over a decade.
Jacobs is a global practice with 1,000+ partners that has provided best-in-class architectural solutions to clients around the world for the last seven decades. With the leading full-service life sciences practice in the United States, Jacobs is the largest professional services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry and has worked with healthcare providers and biopharmaceutical companies globally for more than 50 years. Jacobs has designed over 100 healthcare projects representing over $45 billion in construction costs including over 30 major academic medical centers. Engineering News-Record ranks Jacobs #1 among the Top 500 Design Firms and #1 in both Healthcare Facilities Design and Pharmaceuticals. Jacobs subject matter expertise is best demonstrated by the firm’s overwhelming presence in the Greater Boston Area, particularly in Kendall Square.