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KeyBank Provides $21.7M Acquisition Financing for Multifamily Property in Schaumburg, Illinois

SCHAUMBURG, ILL. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $21.7 million Freddie Mac loan for the acquisition of Legacy at Poplar Creek in Schaumburg. Built in 1986, the 196-unit multifamily property is comprised of 20 two-story buildings. Trevor Ritter of KeyBank originated the seven-year loan. The borrower was not disclosed.

January 18, 2018

Illinois Tool Works Signs 102,390 SF Industrial Lease in Lockport, Illinois

LOCKPORT, ILL. — Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) has signed a 102,390-square-foot industrial lease in Lockport, 30 miles southwest of Chicago. ITW is a global manufacturer of engineered fasteners and components. The 293,872-square-foot industrial facility is located within Heritage Crossing, a 228-acre business park. H. Charles Osweiler of Nicolson Porter & List represented ITW in the lease transaction. Dan Leahy, Mark Moran and John Whitehead of NAI Hiffman represented ownership, ML..

January 18, 2018

Manitowoc Co. to Relocate Headquarters to Northwest Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — The Manitowoc Co. has signed a 16,266-square-foot office lease at One Park Plaza in Milwaukee for its corporate headquarters. The global manufacturer of cranes and lifting solutions for the construction industry will occupy the space within the Park Place office park by the end of the first quarter. The 199,326-square-foot office building is one of the 24 buildings that make up the office park. The move will allow the company better access to infrastructure and a larger talent..

January 18, 2018

Hunt Provides $6M Refinancing for Apartment Property in Lakewood, Ohio

LAKEWOOD, OHIO — Hunt Mortgage Group has provided a $6 million Freddie Mac loan for the refinancing of Harbour View in Lakewood, about seven miles west of Cleveland. The 131-unit apartment property is located at 1370 Sloane Ave. Built in 1971, the nine-story building is currently 98 percent occupied. The borrower, Harbour View Associates Ltd., has invested more than $1 million in capital improvements to the property over the last five years. The 10-year loan features a 30-year amortization..

January 18, 2018

Huff, Niehaus Brokers $4.5M Sale of Hotel Property in La Porte, Indiana

LA PORTE, IND. — Huff, Niehaus & Associates Inc. has brokered the sale of the Best Western Plus hotel in La Porte, about 30 miles west of South Bend, for $4.5 million. The 142-room hotel also features a conference center. GDR Hospitality LLC has operated the hotel for over 10 years. The buyer, BRK Colorado Inc., intends to retain the Best Western Plus franchise and make renovations to the property. Brandt Niehaus of Huff, Niehaus & Associates brokered the transaction.

January 18, 2018

Uptick in Speculative Development Bodes Well for Tenants in St. Louis Office Market

Welcome to St. Louis, Missouri. Home to nine Fortune 500 companies and the 11-time world champion St. Louis Cardinals franchise. St. Louis currently lays claim to nearly 3 million residents in the metropolitan statistical area and has exemplified economic stability and consistent growth since the Great Recession. [caption id="attachment_193937" align="alignright" width="100"] Matthew Ruck, NAI Desco[/caption] Herein we’ll explore one key indicator of the economic health of the region:..

January 18, 2018

Bellwether Arranges $57M Refinancing of Office Building in Cleveland, Ohio

CLEVELAND, OHIO — Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC has arranged a $57 million loan for the refinancing of One Cleveland Center in Cleveland. Renovated in 2011, the property includes 543,945 square feet of Class A office space, along with a 1,100-square-foot attached parking garage. The 31-story building features an on-site café, dry cleaning service, security and an underground pedestrian connection. Jim Doyle and Ross Halloran of Bellwether arranged the 10-year CMBS loan on..

January 17, 2018

$25M Dual-Branded Marriott Hotel Opens in Maryland Heights, Missouri

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. — Midas Hospitality has opened Residence Inn and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Maryland Heights, about 20 miles northwest of St. Louis. The $25 million project is Marriott’s first dual-branded hotel in the St. Louis area. The 119,000-square-foot property is located at 11918 Westline Industrial Drive, formerly home to Clayton Engineering. The hotel includes 96 rooms for the Residence Inn and 88 rooms for the Fairfield Inn & Suites. The property features..

January 17, 2018

Opus Breaks Ground on 14-Story Student Housing Property at the University of Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — The Opus Group, in partnership with The Carlyle Group, has broken ground on a 14-story student housing property at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The building will feature 218 units ranging from studios to four-bedroom apartments for a total of 548 beds. The building’s shared amenities will include an indoor basketball court, fitness center and spa on the second floor. Group study rooms and lounges, along with a coffee bar, will provide additional spaces..

January 17, 2018

Detroit City FC to Open Soccer Facility at Former Ice Rink in Detroit

DETROIT — Detroit City FC has unveiled plans to open a 75,000-square-foot indoor soccer facility in Detroit. Located in the former City Sports Center ice skating rink at 3401 E. Lafayette St., the new Detroit City Fieldhouse is currently undergoing renovations and is projected to open in September 2018. Detroit City FC is financing the renovations to the new facility, including installing new turf, energy-efficient lighting and providing additional cosmetic upgrades. A clubhouse will..

January 17, 2018