Below is GlobeSt.com’s bi-weekly update on the middle markets throughout the North West region. Here’s a look at the latest news, announcements and deals that you may have missed from areas including: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Northern California.

NEWS & NOTABLES 

SAN FRANCISCO—CBRE Group Inc. recently acquired the business of Custom Spaces, a San Francisco-based, technology-focused boutique real estate brokerage firm that advises leading technology companies such as Airbnb, Cruise Automation, Medium, Gusto and Coinbase, on occupancy strategies. The acquisition confirms CBRE as the leading real estate advisor in the Bay Area for technology companies and fortifies its Technology Practice globally, according to a prepared release.