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Arbor Provides $16.5M Loan for Refinancing of Apartment Property in Lansing, Michigan

LANSING, MICH. — Arbor Realty Trust Inc. has provided a $16.5 million loan for the refinancing of Towne Square Apartments in Lansing. Formerly known as College Towne West, the property features 532 units. The property is located near Michigan State University and includes amenities such as a sauna and tanning bed. Michael Jehle of Arbor originated the loan, which features a 29-year amortization schedule.

June 27, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Brokers Sale of 130-Room Hotel in Wichita, Kansas

WICHITA, KAN. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of Best Western Airport Inn & Conference Center in Wichita for an undisclosed price. The 130-room hotel is located at 6815 W. Kellogg Drive near the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. Steve Swenholt, Allan Miller, Chris Gomes and Greg Bates of Marcus & Millichap marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a limited liability company. The team also procured the buyer, a limited liability company.

June 27, 2017

Mumford Co. Arranges Sale of 62-Room Hotel in West Plains, Missouri

WEST PLAINS, MO. — Mumford Co. has arranged the sale of a 62-room Ozark Hills Inn in West Plains, located in southern Missouri. The sales price was not disclosed. The property, located at 1605 Imperial Road, features a swimming pool and outside picnic area. George Arvanitis of Mumford Co. represented the seller, a local hotel and commercial real estate owner/developer, and procured the buyer, a Missouri-based hotel owner. The buyer plans to operate the hotel as a Baymont Inn under the Wyndham..

June 27, 2017

ESD Signs 46,884 SF Office Lease at Willis Tower in Chicago

CHICAGO — ESD, a global engineering firm, has signed a 46,884-square-foot office lease at Willis Tower in Chicago. The firm plans to move its Chicago operations from 175 W. Jackson Blvd. to the tower in June 2018. ESD will occupy the entire 53rd floor and half of the 54th floor. Blackstone acquired Willis Tower in 2015, and unveiled plans for a $500 million renovation to the building earlier this year in conjunction with Equity Office, the U.S. office portfolio company wholly owned by..

June 27, 2017

Boulder Group Negotiates $2.4M Sale of Two Properties Net Leased to Jiffy Lube in Indiana

KENDALLVILLE AND ANGOLA, IND. — The Boulder Group has negotiated the sale of two single-tenant properties net leased to Jiffy Lube in Indiana for $2.4 million. The properties are located at 317 W. North St. in Kendallville and 640 N. Wayne St. in Angola. The two locations were recently renovated with additional drive-in bays. There are more than 15 years remaining on both Jiffy Lube leases, which expire in December 2032. A private investment group was the buyer and a global real estate fund..

June 27, 2017

Berkadia Arranges $70.2M Construction Loan for Luxury Apartment Building in Wheeling, Illinois

WHEELING, ILL. — Berkadia has arranged $70.2 million in construction financing for the residential portion of Wheeling Town Center, a mixed-use development in Wheeling. The development will feature 300 luxury rental units. Amenities will include a courtyard with a pool, fire pit, grill stations, dining tables, covered bar with TVs, a putting green and an open lawn area for games and activities. Within the property, there will be a fitness room, yoga and spin class studio, lounge area, private..

June 26, 2017

Associated Bank Provides $17M in Construction Financing for Apartment Conversion in Eastern Wisconsin

FOND DU LAC, WIS. — Associated Bank has provided a combined $17 million in debt and equity for the conversion of two former Catholic schools into 47 apartments in Fond du Lac. Located at 63 East Merrill Ave. and 95 E. Second St., Parish School Apartments will feature 17 three-bedroom units, 28 two-bedroom units and two one-bedroom units. Amenities will include a community room, exercise room and business center. Eleven apartments will be reserved for veterans and/or individuals at risk of..

June 26, 2017

NKF Brokers Sale of 103,241 SF Office and Warehouse Property in Woodbridge, Illinois

WOODBRIDGE, ILL. — Newmark Knight Frank has brokered the sale of a 103,241-square-foot office and warehouse property in Woodridge, a suburb of Chicago. The sales price was not disclosed. The Class A property is located at 2501 W. Davey Road. Built in 2000, the building is 65 percent office, 20 percent laboratory and 15 percent warehouse space, with 18-foot clear heights and two dock loading doors. Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. occupies 75,273 square feet of space at the property. Corey..

June 26, 2017

R & E Automated Systems Signs 101,297 SF Industrial Lease in Romeo, Michigan

ROMEO, MICH. — R & E Automated Systems has signed a 101,297-square-foot industrial lease in Romeo, about 40 miles north of Detroit. The facility is located at 70701 Powell Road. R & E Automated Systems, which works in automation, engineering and prototypes supporting the aerospace and automotive industries, is expanding to support the growth of its corporate headquarters in Macomb Township, Michigan. Jason Capitani and Joseph E. DePonio of L. Mason Capitani CORFAC International..

June 26, 2017

Essex Negotiates $2.2M Sale of Former Lincoln Log Factory in Chicago

CHICAGO — Essex Realty Group Inc. has negotiated the sale of a vacant timber loft building, once home of Playskool Manufacturing Co.’s Lincoln Logs, for $2.2 million. The property is located at 1750 N. Lawndale Ave. in Chicago. The building features three floors of 15,278 square feet each. The attached warehouse includes an additional 23,380 square feet and office space totals 3,500 square feet. Jim Darrow and Jordan Gottlieb of Essex represented the undisclosed seller, while Brian Mond..

June 26, 2017