NEW YORK CITY — Madison Realty Capital (MRC) has provided a $53.5 million acquisition and construction financing package collateralized by a partially constructed mixed-use development at 208 Delancey Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The borrower, New Empire Real Estate Development, plans to construct an approved 85,000-square-foot, 69-unit residential condominium building and a 10,201-square-foot community facility on the site. MRC funded an initial $15 million at closing to the..
NEW ORLEANS — Roy Anderson Corp., a subsidiary of Tutor Perini Corp., has unveiled plans to construct the Hall of Democracy at the National WWII Museum’s campus in New Orleans. The $17 million pavilion will total 34,800 square feet and will be dedicated to the museum’s research, WWII content, expertise and outreach. The pavilion will house a special exhibits gallery; the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, which is expected to be the hub of World War II knowledge and education..
NASHUA, N.H. — A&G Partners has closed the sale of Daniel Webster College’s 53-acre campus, formerly owned by ITT Educational Services, to Hong Kong-based user for $11.6 million. The campus housed 13 buildings totaling 281,000 square feet. The transaction — approved October 25, 2017, by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Indianapolis — followed the closing in November of A&G’s sale of the college’s aviation-specific facilities to Southern New Hampshire University. Assets at the former..
NEW YORK CITY — TerraCRG has brokered the sale of 1501 Pitkin Avenue, a 165,000-square-foot mixed-use building in Brooklyn. POKO Partners sold the property to an undisclosed buyer for $53 million. Built in 1929, the former movie theater has been redeveloped into a mixed-use property featuring retail and educational space. The building features 12,371 square feet of retail space occupied by Pizza Hut, Subway and Dollar Tree, and a 152,404-square-foot charter school that serves 1,000 students...
NEW YORK CITY — The School Construction Authority and MPCC, as general contractor, have broken ground for the Public School 144 addition, an expansion at Colonel Jeromus Remsen School, located at 93-02 69th Ave. in the Forest Hills section of Queens. The $52.4 million, four-story addition will house 26 classrooms, an entrance lobby, an outdoor play area, a cafeteria, offices and a medical suite. The Pre-K through fifth grade school currently serves 894 students. Designed by Urbahn..
ATLANTA — SunTrust Community Capital, in partnership with McCormack Baron Salazar and Invest Atlanta, has provided $24.8 million in financing for a new YMCA of Metro Atlanta headquarters. The 54,400-square-foot building, known as the YMCA Center for Leadership and Learning, will be located at 569 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in downtown Atlanta, a half-mile from the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The financing included $22 million in New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) allocation and a $2.5 million..
PLANO, TEXAS — McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. will build a 90,000-square-foot fine arts center for the Plano Independent School District. The facility, which will be located along Alma Road between 15th Street and West Park Boulevard, will feature a 1,500-seat performance hall, 350-seat studio theater, rehearsal studio and a visual arts gallery. The project will also deliver surface parking for roughly 700 vehicles. Construction of the project, which is valued at roughly $50 million, is..
Philadelphia 76ers, Buccini/Pollin Group to Develop 140,000 SF Sports Complex in Wilmington, Delaware
WILMINGTON, DEL. — The Philadelphia 76ers and The Buccini/Pollin Group are developing 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington. Situated on 8.9 acres, the 140,000-square-foot multi-purpose sports complex and youth training center will be the new home for the 76ers NBA G League affiliate team, the Delaware 87ers. In addition to use by the affiliate team, the facility will be used to provide local youth with new sports programming and opportunities. The Buccini/Pollin Group will manage the development..
ATLANTA — Tim Keane, City of Atlanta’s planning commissioner, is tasked with a monumental challenge facing many planners: how to practically design the future for a city on the cusp of a population boom. Citing the Atlanta Regional Commission, Keane said that the Atlanta metro area is on track to add 2.5 million people over the next 25 years, the equivalent of adding the entire metro Charlotte population. [caption id="attachment_192276" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tim Keane is a..
CHARLESTOWN, MASS. — Callahan Construction Managers has completed the construction of Cambridge College’s campus relocation project. Located in Hood Business Park in Charlestown, the project comprises a 108,000-square-foot tenant fit-out with modern classrooms, laboratories, meeting rooms, offices, administrative areas, studies and lounges. Designed by Wilson Architects, the facility features state-of-the-art audio/visual communications and teaching technologies, as well as ancillary..