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Introducing Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (“HBJ”)

Posted: July 24th, 2017

Born in 1959, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber bin Mohammed bin Thani Al Thani—commonly known by his initials “HBJ”—is a leading member of the royal family. He served as Foreign Minister from 1992 to 2013, and Prime Minister from 2007 to 2013. He also presided over the Qatar Investment Authority sovereign wealth fund as its CEO from 2005 to 2013. HBJ’s cousin, the former emir of Qatar, famously described HBJ: “I may run this country, but he owns it”…

Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More On Qatar - About the QIA

Listing of more than 700 Douglas Emmett lawsuits

Posted: July 20th, 2017

Los Angeles-based property owner Douglas Emmett, Inc. and its corporate affiliates have been party to 731 lawsuits filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court since January 2000. is now providing a publicly available listing of these cases…

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

Tenant Alleges That Douglas Emmett Refused To Allow Installation of Security Precautions (Lease Documents Included)

Posted: July 17th, 2017

In January 2017, the Law Office of Rory W. Clark filed suit against Douglas Emmett 2008 LLC. The Law Office of Rory W. Clark subleased office space at a Douglas Emmett property in Sherman Oaks. The complaint alleges that Douglas Emmett had refused to provide reasonable security precautions and imposed “insurmountable barriers” against necessary renovations.…

Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

9665 Wilshire Boulevard

Posted: July 17th, 2017

The partnership between Douglas Emmett (NYSE: DEI) and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has reportedly acquired another Los Angeles office property. The partnership purchased a 10-story, Class-A, 171,000-square-foot office building at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills from Blackstone Group for roughly $188 million…

Tagged: DE Partnership with Qatar

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