PSBJ’s “Power 100” List recognizes the most influential leaders defining and shaping the Puget Sound region
SEATTLE (December 17, 2019) — Quentin Kuhrau, Unico Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, has been honored as a “Power 100” leader by the Puget Sound Business Journal in their inaugural Power 100 List. The Power 100 List honors the people who have built iconic companies on a global scale and are the influencers, innovators, and luminaries in their respective fields. Kuhrau joins the likes of Steve Ballmer, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates in this impressive list of the most influential business leaders and newsmakers remaking the Puget Sound.
Kuhrau is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, corporate governance, institutional fundraising, and portfolio management of institutional funds. He has been with Unico since 1996, and over the course of his tenure has directly completed or overseen several billion dollars of acquisitions, dispositions, development, and debt/equity financings. He served as President from 2009 to 2015, when he was named Chairman of Unico’s Board of Directors.
Under Kuhrau’s leadership, Unico has experienced significant growth via multiple fund formations that provided capital for significant acquisitions in dynamic markets across the United States. Since the beginning of 2018 alone, the firm has closed $2.1 billion in major acquisitions including 1111 Third Avenue and Westlake Tower in Seattle, One Nashville in Nashville, City Centre I in Salt Lake City, and Moda Building and the 17-acre Montgomery Park portfolio in Portland, Ore.
Founded in 1953, Unico is a private equity real estate investment company with more than $4.5 billion in assets under management comprising of more than 18 million square feet of primarily office and multifamily properties in dynamic markets throughout the United States. Since 1996, Unico has sponsored over 55 investment vehicles including discretionary institutional funds, joint-ventures, and private high net worth funds. Unico’s investments span the risk spectrum on core, core plus, value-add, and development, with a strategic focus on growth markets in the United States, including Seattle, Portland, Denver, Boulder, Austin, Salt Lake City, and most recently Nashville.
See the full list of honorees here.
ABOUT UNICO PROPERTIES LLC
Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, is a commercial real estate investor, developer, and full-service operator focused on office and multifamily assets in emerging markets throughout the United States. Founded in 1953, Unico has been transforming the built environment by creating innovative, people-focused building experiences through a cadre of subsidiary companies that deliver boutique expertise and institutional execution for its own accounts and select third-party clients. The private equity real estate investment firm currently owns and operates 18 million square feet of commercial properties across the United States and continues to grow. For more information about Unico, please visit the firm’s website at https://unicoprop.com.