October 2015: Los Angeles real estate industry partnerships and developments

See who's partnering with whom to help agents and consumers with the homebuying and selling process

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Who joined forces in the Los Angeles real estate industry in October to help agents up their game, and who's rolling out new products? Here's our rundown, in chronological order. October 14 Coretrust Capital Partners, a private real estate operating company based in Los Angeles, was selected for inclusion in the Scout Program and closed its first fund with a $200 million equity commitment from Scout Fund II, which is managed by Hawkeye Partners. “As we transitioned from closing the TPGI merger in December 2013 to forming our new firm in April 2014, a primary goal was to align with an important capital source," said Coretrust Managing Principal John Sischo in a statement "We sought an investor that would enable Coretrust to share and leverage its core competencies, deep relationships and diverse access to deal flow that has been forged over two decades of working with one another.” Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has added Updater to its Southern California Concierge...