DENVER — ARA Newmark has brokered the $141.5 million sale of Steele Creek, a 218-unit luxury multifamily community located in the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver. The community offers studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Shared amenities include a rooftop deck with an infinity pool, spa, fireplace, cabanas, daybeds, high-end grills and dining areas; a clubroom with billiards and a virtual golf/sports simulator; and a business lounge. The property also features ground-floor retail..
DALLAS — The Statler Hotel, an iconic hotel located in downtown Dallas, has reopened as part of the Curio Collection by Hilton following a $255 million redevelopment. The 19-story hotel originally opened in 1956 as one of Conrad Hilton’s first convention properties. Owned and redeveloped by Centurion American Development Group, the hotel offers 219 luxury residences, 159 guest rooms, restaurants and retail. Amenities at The Statler include a rooftop pool; 33,000 square feet of meeting..
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. — CBRE Global Investors has acquired The Campus @ 3333 – Phase III, a 940,564-square-foot, four-building office campus located at 3333 Scott Blvd. in Santa Clara. Situated within the prestigious Silicon Valley district, the property was acquired on behalf of a joint venture between Korea Post and another undisclosed client. The sales price and seller were undisclosed, but media outlets are reporting that Menlo Equities and Beacon Capital Partners, co-developers of The..
ORLANDO, FLA., JACKSONVILLE, FLA., AND PHOENIX — The U.S. real estate investment arm of Investcorp has acquired six multifamily properties in Florida and Arizona for $350 million. Acquisitions include Highpoint Club and Montevista at Windermere, which together total 708 units in Orlando; Aqua Deerwood, a 616-unit, garden-style community located in the Southside neighborhood of Jacksonville; and Arcadia Cove, Tuscany Palms and Midtown on Main, which total 1,486 units in the Phoenix..
WAYNE, N.J. — Toys ”R” Us Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, Sept. 18. The company’s Canadian subsidiary also plans to seek protection in parallel proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. No store closings have yet been announced in conjunction with the filing. The Wayne, N.J.-based toy retailer’s approximately 1,600 Toys ”R” Us and Babies ”R” Us locations will continue to operate..
BETHLEHEM, PA. — Cronheim Mortgage has secured $117.5 million in permanent and construction financing for Madison Farms, a mixed-use development in Bethlehem, located north of Philadelphia and west of New York City. The development, upon completion, will feature 152,000 square feet of retail anchored by a 67,400-square-foot ShopRite; a two-story, Class A medical office building occupied by the Lehigh Valley Health Network; and 570 luxury one- and two-bedroom residential units across 15..
NEW YORK CITY — A joint venture between Related Cos., Oxford Properties Group and Mitsui Fudosan America Inc. has received $1.5 billion in construction financing for 50 Hudson Yards, a 58-story office tower located within the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan’s West Side. The joint venture has also committed $2.3 billion, bringing the total planned construction costs to $3.8 billion. Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Bank of China and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. served as co-lead..
MARQUETTE, MICH. — A public-private partnership between EdR (NYSE: EDR) and Northern Michigan University has opened The Woods, a 417-bed living-learning community located on the university’s campus in Marquette. The property is the first phase of a $75.4 million, 1,229-bed development scheduled for full delivery in 2018. The community features robust internet and wi-fi capabilities, classrooms, study rooms, television lounges and laundry facilities. A large patio area, fireplace and an..
CHICAGO — Natixis has provided a $270 million refinancing for the JW Marriott Chicago, a luxury hotel located within The Loop in downtown Chicago. Daniel Burnham designed the property in the early 1900s. It served as the Continental and Commercial National Bank Building for many years. In 2010, the first 12 floors of the building were transformed into a 610-room hotel. Architectural firm Lucien Lagrange & Associates led the $396 million restoration. The hotel offers amenities..
It was not so long ago that the actual merchandise was the focal point of most malls and shopping centers throughout the country. Technology, social media and the rise of a new generation have changed that focus. Or, at least, altered that focus, blurring the lines between products and services, retail and entertainment and ecommerce and bricks and mortar. Nowadays, shopping centers and the store brands that inhabit them must be much more. In fact, many are now tasked with being all things to..