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Related Cos. Breaks Ground on 300,000 SF Office Building in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. — Related Cos. has broken ground on 360 Rosemary, a planned 300,000-square-foot office building within West Palm Beach’s Rosemary Square neighborhood. The new office building will stand 20 stories and offer 10,000 square feet of amenity space, two indoor/outdoor terraces, seven levels of parking, shared car parking, onsite bike racks, a fitness center and an onsite conference facility. Rosemary Square is undergoing a $550 million transformation from a retail and …

Berkadia Funds $79.5M Refinancing Loan for Apartment Community in South Florida

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. — Berkadia has provided a $79.5 million Freddie Mac refinancing loan for Turnbury at Palm Beach Gardens, a 540-unit apartment community in Palm Beach Gardens. Charles Foschini, Christopher Apone and Lourdes Carranza-Alvarez of Berkadia originated the seven-year, fixed-rate loan with three years of interest-only payments on behalf of Advenir at PGA LLC. Turnbury was built in 1974 and offers one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Community amenities include three …

KeyBank Provides $40M Acquisition Loan for Industrial Portfolio in Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — KeyBank has provided a $40 million acquisition loan to Weston Inc. for the purchase of an industrial portfolio in North and South Carolina. Details on the individual facilities were not disclosed, but the portfolio spans five buildings, 1.5 million square feet, and is located in the Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Greenville and Augusta industrial markets. Weston is a privately owned company based in Cleveland that owns more than 13 million square feet of industrial space …

Lidl to Open 25 East Coast Grocery Stores by Spring 2020

ARLINGTON, VA. — Lidl US plans to open 25 grocery stores on the East Coast by spring 2020. The 25 stores will be located in Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, including the first four in Long Island. Openings for the individual stores were not released. In conjunction with the openings, Lidl US also plans to close two stores in Rockingham and Kinston, N.C. this summer. Lidl operates 10,500 grocery stores in 29 countries. …

Montecito Medical Acquires Healthcare Firm, 221,000 SF Medical Office Building in Metro Nashville

MUFREESBORO, TENN. — Montecito Medical Real Estate has acquired Murfreesboro Medical Partners LLC, a Murfreesboro-based medical office building (MOB) owner. The acquisition includes a three-story, 221,000-square-foot MOB that was fully leased to Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) at the time of sale. MMC houses more than 80 physicians and 600 employees and offers more than 20 specialties, including an ambulatory surgery center and radiology department. The terms of the acquisition were not …

Strong 2018 Re-Establishes Memphis’ Status as ‘America’s Distribution Center’

Memphis continued its record-setting ways throughout 2018. Absorption was higher than 2017 by over 735,000 square feet for a total of 6.7 million square feet. Overall vacancy rates fell below 6 percent for the first time in recent history. As of Jan. 1, 2019, vacancy rates were at 5.8 percent. One would think this would come at the expense of rental rates, however, rental rates stayed constant at $2.77 per square foot until year-end. This represents a slight increase of 10 cents per square …

Berkadia Closes $44.5M Refinancing Loan for Tampa Bay Multifamily Property

DUNEDIN, FLA. — Berkadia has provided a $44.5 million Fannie Mae refinancing loan for Dunedin Commons, a multifamily property in Dunedin, 24 miles west of downtown Tampa. The borrower is Dunedin Commons LLC, which is led by Primerica Group One/Primerica Development Co. The 10-year permanent loan features a 4.2 percent interest rate with five years of interest-only payments followed by a 30-year amortization schedule at a 70 percent loan-to-value ratio. Dunedin Commons offers a mix of one-, …

Greystone Provides $35.5M Fannie Mae Loan to Refinance New Multifamily Community in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. — Greystone has provided a $35.5 million loan to refinance Fitzroy Chenal, a newly constructed apartment community in Little Rock. The 12-year Fannie Mae loan offers a fixed interest rate and a 30-year amortization schedule. Fitzroy Chenal is a 294-unit apartment community that offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Community amenities include a conference room, business center, pet park, swimming pool, hot tub, grilling area, wine lounge, golf simulator …

Joint Venture Sells Shopping Center in Huntsville for $27M

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — A joint venture between MGold Properties and Mishorim Real Estate Investments has sold University Place, a 169,585-square-foot retail center in Huntsville, for $27 million. University Place was fully leased at the time of the sale to tenants including Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Armed Forces Career Center, Zaxby’s, Panda Express, Red Wing Shoes, Republic Finance, T-Mobile and Subway. The property sits on 17.2 acres at 6125 University Drive along U.S. Highway 72, about six …

Woodbine Legacy Investments Completes $20M Renovation of W Atlanta-Buckhead Hotel

ATLANTA — Woodbine Legacy Investments (WLI) has completed a $20 million renovation of W Atlanta-Buckhead, a 12-story, 291-room hotel in Atlanta’s Buckhead district. The renovation began in May 2018. Guest accommodations — 286 guest rooms, four WOW Suites and one EWOW Suite — were enhanced with new headboards, armoires, damask wallcoverings and carpeting, 55-inch TVs, in-room Nespresso machines, beverage bar and artwork throughout. Communal renovations included new furnishings, an …

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