The project was delivered on time and under budget, providing a building that won the Construction Association of South Florida (www.casf.org) overall project award of the year for craftsmanship.
Life was good during November, 2007. It appeared at the time nothing would stop the growth of the
economy. Equistone Partners was just formed in California and was looking for a project in an up and
coming area with a path to raise limited partner equity and acquire an asset. A well-located property in
Oakland’s Jack London Square was a perfect choice.
80 Swan Way is an example of that rare acquisition in the real estate cycle where a property is acquired
for a fraction of replacement cost, due to external economic factors and inefficiencies.
After reaching out and securing an introductory meeting, we did what we do best, and we listened. We listened to all the benefits the Plantation location provided KKL and its employees and partners. We then asked the one question that appeared obvious to everyone in the room.