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Websitebenaroya.com
Twitter@benaroyaseattle
Phone(425) 440-6700
Employees
Founded1956
DescriptionVenture Capital Firm

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Offices

HQ
3600 136th Place SE
Suite 250
Bellevue, WA, 98006
USA

People

Director, Venture Capital
Director of Property Management
Director of Construction
Director of Marketing
Manager
Acquisitions/Dispositions Development
Acquisitions/Dispositions Development
Controller

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Benaroya Capital

The Benaroya name has been synonymous with award-winning real estate in the Puget Sound area for more than half a century.

Established in 1956, the company has completed a wide range of real estate projects, including 20 post offices around the Pacific Northwest, medical office buildings, engineering offices for The Boeing Company’s 747 program in Everett; the Pacific Market Center and Design Center Northwest; Parkway Plaza at Southcenter; the Pavilion Outlet Center (the first off-price retail complex on the West Coast) and business parks in Seattle, Bellevue, Renton, Kent, Auburn, and Portland totaling several million square feet.

In 1984, the Benaroyas sold their entire real estate portfolio, and changed their focus to philanthropy and to venture capital investments in promising Northwest enterprises. The Benaroyas’ lead gift enabled construction to begin for the new Seattle Symphony Hall. The world-class venue, Benaroya Hall, opened its doors in 1998. In 1999, Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle completed construction of its state-of-the-art Benaroya Research Institute, a facility dedicated to solving the mysteries of diabetes and other autoimmune diseases. The Benaroyas also support numerous other civic, medical, and charitable organizations.

In 1995, The Benaroya Company reentered the Northwest real estate scene. Today, our office, data center, retail, and industrial holdings extend from the Puget Sound region to the broader Pacific Northwest.

Under the leadership of Larry Benaroya, The Benaroya Company employs a staff of 30, including professionals experienced in the acquisition, development, management, and leasing of quality commercial real estate. Our ability to move quickly, to anticipate the changing needs of our tenants, and to provide excellent quality and value has made The Benaroya Company a leader in commercial real estate throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Zoomingo 11/2013Venture Round$1.25M3
Zipline Games 7/2012Seed$750k1
DNA Response 2/2012Venture Round$3M4
Swype 7/2011Series C$2.5M5
DNA Response 6/2011Venture Round$575k1
buuteeq 5/2011Series A$3.5M3
Zipline Games 12/2010Seed2
Sparkbuy 11/2010Seed$1M4
Swype 12/2009Series B$5.6M3
Cequint 6/2007Series B$7.1M2
Cequint 4/2006Series A$510k3
Cozi Group 12/2005Series A$3.3M1
Pacific Star Communications 10/2005Series B$4.5M3

Videos

Sources

  1. Zoomingo Raises $1.25 Million For Its Mobile Deal-Finding App, Made For Mall Shoppers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Mobile Gaming Startup Zipline Games Raises $750,000 More From Seattle Angels (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Ex-Amazon.com manager lands $3M to bring late-night infomercial products to the Web (geekwire.com) [edit]
  4. Android Keyboard Maker Swype Closes $6 Million C Round (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  5. Ex-Amazon.com exec scores cash to bring infomercials into the digital age (geekwire.com) [edit]
  6. Buuteeq Raises $3.5 Million To Help Boutique Hotels Create, Market And Manage Websites (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Founders Co-op (founderscoop.com) [edit]
  8. Citation Needed [add]
  9. Swype swipes new venture round. (techflash.com) [edit]
  10. Cequint, Inc. Obtains $7,100,000 Series B Financing Round (xconomy.com) [edit]
  11. EDGAR [edit]
  12. EDGAR [edit]
  13. Pacific Star Communications Builds Momentum With Close of Series B Financing (pacstar.com) [edit]
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