PEP Acquires 713-Bed Student Housing Community Near Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, IND. — Pierce Education Properties (PEP) has acquired Smallwood Plaza near Bloomington’s Indiana University. The 713-bed student housing community is located a half-mile from the university. Amenities include laundry rooms, study lounges and a fitness center. The new ownership plans to upgrade unit interiors with new flooring, 50-inch televisions and furniture. The seller was not

Bernard Arranges $4.8M Refinancing for Industrial Property in Chesterfield Township, Michigan

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. — Bernard Financial Group has arranged a $4.8 million loan for the refinancing of a 145,063-square-foot industrial property in Chesterfield Township, about 30 miles north of Detroit. An undisclosed tenant occupies the building. David Dismondy of Bernard arranged the loan on behalf of the borrower, 50625 RWB LLC. Genworth Life Insurance Co. provided the

Colliers Brokers Sale of Former Car Dealership in Palatine, Illinois

PALATINE, ILL. — Colliers International has brokered the sale of a former Jaguar car dealership in Palatine, located about 35 miles northwest of Chicago. The sales price was not disclosed, but the asking price was $3.3 million. Studio 41, a kitchen and bath plumbing fixtures manufacturer, purchased the 30,000-square-foot property with plans to convert it into a home design showroom. Upon completion, the property will be open to homeowners, contractors, designers and architects. Anne Dempsey …

Marmo Meccanica Purchases 13,519 SF Industrial Building in Pontiac, Michigan

PONTIAC, MICH. — Marmo Mecccanica NA has purchased a 13,519-square-foot industrial building in Pontiac for an undisclosed price. The company, which specializes in the manufacturing of edge polishing and bridge cutting machines used in granite fabrication, will relocate to the space at 1590 E. Highwood Blvd. Built in 1990, the building features overhead cranes and a flexible floor plan to accommodate expansion. Tom Jablonski of L. Mason Capitani CORFAC International represented Marmo Meccanica …

Anytime Restoration Signs 10,500 SF Industrial Lease in Warren, Michigan

WARREN, MICH. — Anytime Restoration Service Inc. has signed a 10,500-square-foot industrial lease in Warren. The disaster restoration company that specializes in both commercial and residential projects involving water, fire and mold cleanup will occupy the space at 6655 Chicago Road. Matthew Farrell and Kevin Tamer of CORE Partners represented the tenant in the five-year lease transaction. Brad Hitch of Deco Properties represented the undisclosed

Strategic Property Partners to Develop 173-Room EDITION Hotel Within $3B Water Street Tampa Project

TAMPA, FLA. — Strategic Property Partners LLC (SPP) has unveiled plans to develop a 173-room EDITION hotel in Tampa. The hotel will be part of a 26-story tower in the heart of Water Street Tampa, a $3 billion mixed-use development from SPP. EDITION is a modern luxury brand that Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) launched in fall 2013. There are currently EDITION hotels in New York, Miami, London and China, with seven new properties scheduled to open this year. The Tampa EDITION will …

CBRE Arranges Sale of 101,568 SF Office Building in Edina, Minnesota for $14.4M

EDINA, MINN. — CBRE Capital Markets has arranged the sale of Edinborough Corporate Center in Edina for $14.4 million. The seven-story, 101,568-square-foot office building was built in 1986 as part of a mixed-use development that includes Edina’s Edinborough Park, a one-acre indoor city park. The office building is also connected to the 135-room Marriott Residence Inn and Brookdale Edina, a 203-unit luxury senior apartment complex. The Class A building was 91 percent occupied at the time of …

Pathway to Living, Caddis Open 96-Unit Seniors Housing Community in Orland Park, Illinois

ORLAND PARK, ILL. — Pathway to Living and Caddis Healthcare Real Estate have opened Heartis Village of Orland Park, a 96-unit assisted living and memory care community. The 89,622-square-foot property is located at 7420 W. 159th St. The community’s 72 assisted living units range in size from 371 to 1,032 square feet, while the 24 memory care studios measure approximately 260 to 360 square feet. Amenities include a dining room, movie theater, chapel, salon and spa, fitness center, doctor’s …

NorthMarq Secures $7.7M Construction Loan for Retail Property in Jeffersonville, Indiana

JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged a $7.7 million construction loan for Jeffersonville Town Center in southern Indiana. The 64,855-square-foot retail property will be located at 1450 Veterans Parkway. The project is the first phase of a 160-acre mixed-use development. Randall Waddell of NorthMarq arranged the three-year loan with a local bank. The borrower was not

Blueprint Brokers Sale of Two Skilled Nursing Facilities in Southern Illinois for $5.5M

EDWARDSVILLE, ILL. — Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has brokered the sale of University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Edwardsville Nursing and Rehabilitation, both located in Edwardsville and totaling approximately 232 beds, for $5.5 million. The purchase price equates to approximately $24,000 per bed. The sale was prompted by the operator’s motivation to reduce its overall exposure to the state’s challenging reimbursement environment relating to delayed payments of …