New position establishes in-house legal department presence for the company
Online PR News – 31-January-2014 – Irvine, California – MBK Real Estate LLC has announced the appointment of Anita Hsu as Vice President/General Counsel of the company. In her new role, Hsu will primarily be responsible for establishing an in-house legal department presence and overseeing all related processes and procedures for MBK Real Estate and its two subsidiaries, MBK Homes and MBK Senior Living.
“I have a great amount of respect for MBK Real Estate and where they want to take the company in the coming years,” said Hsu. “They have a clear vision of what they want to accomplish and a talented team to execute their strategic plan. I look forward to being a part of the company’s growth.”
Before joining MBK Real Estate, Hsu was a partner in the real estate group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. She specializes in real estate transactions, including complex acquisitions and dispositions, development, financing, leasing, property management and other matters related to the ownership and development of commercial, industrial, residential and retail properties. Hsu also served (on secondment) as in-house legal counsel for an alternative energy company.
“Anita’s skillset and work ethic will be a tremendous asset to MBK Real Estate as we look to strategically grow our company, especially in the multi-family housing and senior living sectors,” said MBK Real Estate CFO Kent Crandall. “Her in-house and transactional real estate experience makes her a unique fit because she already understands our industry well. We are confident that Anita will bring the strong leadership and principles we need to establish a strong in-house legal department for our company and its subsidiaries.”
A recipient of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, Hsu received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.
About MBK Real Estate
MBK Real Estate is an industry leader in real estate development. Through its subsidiaries, the company is renowned for building award-winning neighborhoods; expertise in senior housing; and proven skill and knowledge in developing and revitalizing shopping centers.
MBK Real Estate’s corporate philosophy is based upon results. In all aspects, its business thrives due to its vast capital resources, extensive relationships within its business environment, and the dedication of its highly skilled management teams. The depth of expertise is enhanced by decades of creatively driven talent, vision and success.
A company of diverse thinkers, MBK Real Estate is actively involved in senior housing, for‐sale single‐ and multi‐family housing, rental housing, apartment property acquisition, distressed asset renovation, and shopping centers. The company brings an entrepreneurial spirit and a sense of inventiveness to every square foot of real estate developed, with diversity and innovation at the foundation of its business success.
MBK Real Estate is supported by the vast financial strength and resources of its parent company, Mitsui & Co., Ltd, one the world's largest corporations with 582 subsidiaries and associated companies worldwide.
MBK Real Estate is headquartered in Irvine, California. Corporate offices are located at 4 Park Plaza Suite 850, Irvine, CA 92614; phone (949) 789‐8300; fax (949) 789‐9300; or visit the website at www.mbk.com.