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KBS, Transwestern Honor Vets with Wreaths Across America

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WASHINGTON – Commercial real estate firms KBS and Transwestern have announced a partnership to support Wreaths Across America, an organization honoring fallen U.S. veterans.

The nonprofit organization coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and 1,700 other locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. The companies are collecting donations for wreath sponsorships at 30 KBS properties across the country where Transwestern provides property management services.

“We’re proud to continue our support of Wreaths Across America in partnership with KBS,” said Tom Lawyer, President of Transwestern Commercial Services. “It’s a privilege to be able to honor our fallen service men and women for their sacrifices.”

Donations can be made online at: wreathsacrossamerica.org/va0310,

KBS and Transwestern will match the donations of 2,000 $15 wreaths. One hundred percent of the donations go directly to Wreaths Across America.

On National Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, Dec. 14, volunteers will gather in participating cemeteries to place live basalm wreaths on every veteran headstone as an act of respect, gratitude and remembrance. Those interested in volunteering can sign up on the Wreaths Across America website.

KBS is one of the largest owners of premier commercial real estate in the nation. As a private equity real estate company and an SEC-registered investment adviser, KBS and its affiliated companies have completed transactional activity of approximately $40 billion on behalf of private and institutional

Transwestern Commercial Services is a privately held real estate firm that applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Occupier Solutions, for occupiers of all commercial property types. It has 34 U.S. offices, and assists clients from more than 200 offices in 37 countries through strategic alliances with France-based BNP Paribas Real Estate and Canada-based Devencore.