Southwest launches new real estate fund
Southwest Value Partners, a San Diego–based real estate investment company, has launched Southwest Value Partners Fund XVIII, according to a filing with the SEC. Southwest Value Partners Fund XVIII will invest in properties in large U.S. markets. The firm mostly focuses its investments on office, hospitality, multifamily and land investments. The fund has raised $56 million in equity commitments so far and is seeking to raise $350 million in total equity commitments. A target final close date has not been disclosed. The fund’s predecessor, Southwest Value Partners Fund XVII, held a $296 million final close in April 2015, reaching its fundraising target after four months of fundraising. Southwest Value Partners Fund XVI raised $170.4 million in 2014.