Veritas Investments Elevates Justin Sato to President
San Francisco-based Veritas Investments announced today it has promoted Justin Sato to President of the firm, reflecting the ongoing growth of one of California’s premier managers of multi-family and mixed-use retail real estate.
January 7, 2021
Veritas Property Managers Win Service Awards
Stepping up to enormous challenges in the pandemic, several of Veritas’ GreenTree property managers were honored by the apartment industry for ‘exemplary service rising above the chaos’ …and indicative of the entire team.
December 11, 2020
Veritas Named One of U.S.’ ‘Best Places to Work’
Among some of the leading real estate firms in the US, Veritas was noted as one of the “Best Places to Work” by Real Estate Forum magazine, citing its culture that’s inclusive and collaborative, its emphasis on work-life balance, and its strong commitment to the community.
Real Estate Forum | November 10, 2020
Aquitaine Café-Wine Bar Opens with Veritas’ Help
Church/Castro welcomes popular wine bar after lengthy delays; moved to better spot at Veritas’ suggestion.
Hoodline | November 5, 2020
Landlords Like Veritas Getting Creative, Helping Retailers Survive
Making ‘lemonade from lemons’, Veritas has arranged rent deals fitting retailers’ situations. “Everyone’s on the same side of the table.”
Globestreet News | September 15, 2020
Veritas Investments Announces Voluntary Extension of its Programs to Keep Residents in Their Homes
Veritas, San Francisco’s premier operator of rent-controlled housing, today announced several groundbreaking initiatives to help meet the housing needs of San Franciscans impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
August 14, 2020
“Fearless Females” Finish Sky-high Butterfly Mural on Veritas’ 455 Hyde Apartments
50-ft-tall Monarchs give San Franciscans “breathtaking art” while learning about endangered species.
KNTV-NBCTV | June 17, 2020
Nominations Open for Second ‘Live With Character’ Award
Peter, a Veritas apartment resident, has been giving blankets to the homeless while he walks to and from work. He reports having handed out over 200 blankets, giving out a handful at a time. This Live With Character funding was used to purchase more blankets and a cart to nearly double his outreach.
May 22, 2020
Veritas Statement in Response to PPP Loan Program
Like many, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been significant on our business and forced us to furlough significant portions of our staff. The $3.6 million PPP loan enables us to continue to employ 123 front line workers, many of whom would’ve lost their jobs without the loan, in addition to bringing back 26 furloughed workers.
May 17, 2020
Veritas Employee’s Campaign Snowballs to 60,000-Mask Donation to Hospitals
Dan Chung of Veritas has deep connections with co-workers and business partners that allowed his personal mission to spark a company-wide, then trans-Pacific effort: CEO Yat-Pang Au matched fundraising, other Au family members chipped in, as did a large Hong Kong medical distributor. Over 60,000 masks were given to Bay Area hospitals.
ABC7News | May 7, 2020
Veritas: Spark Amps up Pledge During COVID-19
Veritas has long embraced a foundational commitment to be a good neighbor and global citizen. As one of the largest real estate firms to join Pledge 1%, Veritas has furthered its commitment to social impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pledge 1% | May 6, 2020
Apartment List, Veritas, Ronald McDonald House Team Up to Provide Critical Housing to Families During COVID-19
Through Apartment List’s Home Bridge program, the Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area was connected to multifamily developer and owner Veritas Investments, who has in turn donated fully-furnished units to families seeking care at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
The Registry | May 4, 2020
Ronald McDonald House helping new families in the Bay Area
Veritas and Apartment List team up to help Ronald McDonald House Charities find temporary, furnished housing for families with urgent medical needs.
KTVU | April 21, 2020
Mask Donation Campaign from Veritas Staffer Tops 11,000, and Still Going
It started with an email after midnight, literally a stab in the dark to colleagues in his department. By 11am that morning, Dan Chung, a Vice President at Veritas Investments, had overrun his goal and it didn’t stop there. People were asking about the campaign so he widened the net to other staff.
April 20, 2020
Enjoy A Monarch Migrating Mural This Earth Day
Artist Jane Kim can’t help herself from comparing the butterflies she draws to the millions of Americans presently quarantining themselves across the country. “It’s kind of the perfect symbol for what we’re going through, cocooning in our homes right now and being able to come out more beautiful,” Kim said.
Forbes | April 20, 2020
Quarantine Spikes Domestic Violence, Veritas Steps Up
The real estate investment company is providing furnished apartments for domestic violence survivors.
MFE | April 15, 2020
San Francisco Secures Housing For Domestic Violence Victims During Pandemic
The DA, along with the mayor’s office, has reached an agreement with real estate investment manager Veritas to provide 20 furnished apartments for survivors of domestic violence.
KRON4 | April 9, 2020
Designer Robin Randall Offers an Inspirational Blend of New and Old
Veritas Investments’ designer, Robin Randall, offers versatility and keen sense of style that has helped the Midwest native amass an impressive portfolio of both commercial and residential projects.
SF Chronicle | April 5, 2020
SF’s Largest Landlord Suspends Coronavirus-Related Evictions
San Francisco’s largest landlord said Wednesday it would voluntarily suspend evictions for residents financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Veritas’s self-imposed moratorium comes ahead of proposed legislation to protect renters.
SF Weekly | March 12, 2020
Veritas Donates Mosaic Bench to Rejuvenate Tenderloin Park
Renovations feature new playground equipment, landscaping, tables and a bold mosaic bench created by noted Berkeley artist Wilma Wyss and commissioned by Veritas Investments. The bench highlights native pollinators, butterflies and the plants that support them.
March 5, 2020
Bee Safe: Veritas Helps Relocate Wildlife Humanely, Sometimes with ‘Sam Spade’ Assistance
Just like any other property owner, Veritas is by no means immune to these wild housemates, but what stands out is how our team looks for solutions that are humane to wildlife guests while we accommodate our human residents.
February 25, 2020
Classic Parisian Patisserie Maison Danel Opens in Veritas’ 1030 Polk
Nothing quite says Paris like an elegantly sleek patisserie and salon de thé. Now, that magic is coming to San Francisco.
February 12, 2020
Veritas Holiday Toy Drive and Festive Spirit for the Season
Veritas staff and residents know how to spread cheer for one and all, giving back and sharing the spirit of the season. They’re not bad with holiday decor, either.
December 27, 2019
Veritas Leases Exciting Aquitaine Retailer to Church/Upper Market Space
In an area “hit hard by vacancies in 2019”, Veritas is bringing in new tenants like Il Casaro Italian restaurant, plant store Plant Therapy and now the relocation of highly-regarded Aquitaine.
Hoodline | December 20, 2019
Veritas Innovations Platform Uses Carson Living and Aptly To Enhance Resident Experience
Carson Living provides a 24/7 virtual doorman to facilitate a more secure entry for guests, deliveries, vendors, and more, available to residents at no extra cost. Aptly gathers direct customer feedback on top of Veritas’ on-site resident-manager relationships and phone support.
Urban Land Magazine | December 9, 2019
S.F. Apartment Association Honors Veritas’ Ebe Kiis As Customer Service Pro of the Year
Other Veritas Nominees for SFAA Service Awards Included Danilo Arevalo, Brandon Delgado, Patric Dunbar, Lisa Flores and Tess Holestein-Hall
December 6, 2019
Revitalizing San Francisco Housing Stock Back to Habitability
Veritas recently brought to life over 40 apartments in three San Francisco properties, equivalent to a typical-sized building. And explains how ‘Residents First’ drives the company’s superior track record.
RENTV.com | December 3, 2019
Veritas Helps Fund New Mobile Health Clinic
An innovative mobile health clinic designed to serve at-risk San Franciscans made its debut December 3, funded in part by grants from several San Francisco organizations including Veritas Investments.
December 3, 2019
Mobile Health Care on Way to the City’s Most Vulnerable
Veritas Investments, Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center, and Wells Fargo contribute to HealthRight 360’s splashy, brightly colored mobile clinic, unveiled this week.
SF Chronicle | December 3, 2019
Veritas Supports HealthRIGHT 360’s Innovative New Mobile Healthcare Clinic on Wheels
HealthRIGHT 360 | December 3, 2019
Transforming Neglected Housing To Address San Francisco’s Housing Crisis
Veritas Investments has led the way on improving San Francisco’s rent-controlled housing stock through series of interior, exterior, life safety and system upgrades.
November 25, 2019
Emerging Geary ‘Restaurant Row’ Anchors Veritas’ Curation of Thriving Retail Neighborhood
A short walk west of Union Square along Geary Street, an enclave of restaurants and retailers is creating a destination for locals and visitors alike.
November 19, 2019
An open letter from Yat-Pang Au, CEO & Founder of Veritas Investments
Dear San Franciscans, When I moved to San Francisco from the South Bay, I loved the unique mix of people, cultures, tastes, and backgrounds in the city. I took a particular interest in the neighborhoods and buildings that brought everyone together.
November 10, 2019
Sparking Positive Change in Our Communities, Veritas Joins Pledge 1% Philanthropy Effort
With the consolidation of our long-held volunteerism efforts as Veritas Spark, a cohesive name befitting of the positive change we hope to engender in the communities we serve, Veritas also announces our commitment to the Pledge 1% movement.
November 4, 2019
Veritas Investments Announces New Initiatives to Improve Resident and Housing Needs
New programs include elimination of owner’s recovery of operating & maintenance expenses, creating first-in-the-nation resident ombudsperson program and creating hundreds of new, rent-controlled homes.
October 21, 2019
Loma Prieta Quake Anniversary: Staying Safe in San Francisco with Veritas’ Soft-Story Retrofits
This week’s rumbles and the anniversary of the big 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake are timely reminders for earthquake preparedness, with these safety tips provided courtesy of our Red Cross partners.
October 18, 2019
50-Foot Butterflies, Migrating Mural to Adorn Veritas Building
In a city known for eclectic public art, work on one of San Francisco’s most ambitious pieces begins this week.
October 2, 2019
Veritas Announces New Hardship Waiver Program for San Francisco Renters
Veritas addresses housing affordability for its most vulnerable residents with the announcement of a first-in-kind program to expedite hardship waivers for Operating and Maintenance (O&M), Capital Improvement (CI), and bond-related passthrough charges.
September 24, 2019
Volunteer-run The Clean Mission takes trash collection into the public’s hands
Hoodline | September 3, 2019
Building Renamed to Honor Artist Who Designed Rainbow Pride Flag
The San Francisco Examiner | June 11, 2019
Housing Crisis Needs Solutions Not Fear-Mongering Campaigns
San Francisco Business Times | December 21, 2018
Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With Veritas Investments Chief Financial Officer Nina Tran
Bisnow Commercial Real Estate News | March 27, 2018
Veritas Named Best Financing 2017 by Commercial Property Executive
Commercial Property Executive | November 27, 2017
2017 Executive of the Year Yat-Pang Au Leads Veritas Investments to the Big Time
Multifamily Executive Magazine – 2017 Executive of the Year | September 11, 2017
A Veritas Case Study – 4 Reasons Classic, Urban Apartments Can Command a Premium
Multi-Housing News | May 23, 2017
Deal of the Year: Veritas’ Refinancing Buoys Apartment Portfolio for S.F.’s Largest Landlord
San Francisco Business Times | March 24, 2017
Veritas Investments Named Real Estate Investment Fund of the Year-Innovation
The Registry | February 27, 2017
Six Residential Units Pre-Leasing Soon In Former Market & Church Commercial Building
Hoodline | November 10, 2016
Exclusive: S.F.’s biggest residential landlord wants to add hundreds of in-law units
SF Business Times | September 28, 2016
Nina Tran Joins Veritas Investments as Chief Financial Officer
Veritas Investments Press Release | July 28, 2016
CEO and Founder of Veritas Investments Yat-Pang Au Chosen as Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Veritas Investments Press Release | June 23, 2016
Veritas Investments Wins 5 Awards at the San Francisco Apartment Association Trophy Awards
SFAA | February 11, 2016
Veritas Closes Record $815 Million Financing of San Francisco Properties
Veritas Investments Press Release | February 9, 2016
Ivanhoé Cambridge and Veritas Investments Acquire 16 Residential Properties in San Francisco for Approximately US$200M
Ivanhoé Cambridge and Veritas Investments Press Release | January 19, 2016
Greentree/Veritas Win 5 SFAA (The San Francisco Apartment Association) Property Awards
The Registry | December 9, 2015
Ivanhoe Cambridge Grows Its M-F Portfolio in San Francisco with Veritas Investments
The Registry | January 28, 2015
Solar-Fueled Car Charger Raises the Roof on Ancillary Income
Multifamily Executive | November 4, 2014
Q&A: Veritas’ Strategic Approach to San Francisco Apartments
Real Estate Finance Intelligence | January 13, 2014