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Stonebridge, Montgomery County Break Ground on 530,000 SF Mixed-Use Tower in Downtown Bethesda

BETHESDA, MD. — A public-private partnership between Stonebridge and Montgomery County in Maryland has broken ground on Avocet Tower, a 530,000-square-foot, 250-foot tall mixed-use building in Bethesda’s Central Business District. The transit-oriented tower will be located at 7373 Wisconsin Ave., directly across the street from the Bethesda Metro Station. Avocet Tower will comprise 370,000 square feet of office space and a 220-room AC Hotel by Marriott. Delivery is expected in summer 2021. …

KeyBank Provides $45.5M Construction Loan for Affordable Housing Project in Aurora, Colorado

AURORA, COLO. — KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) and KeyBank Commercial Mortgage Group (CMG) have secured a $45.5 million construction loan for the development of Range View Apartments in Aurora. Portland, Ore.-based DBG Properties LLC is the borrower and developer. KeyBank’s CDLI team provided the construction loan and KeyBank’s CMG team provided a $35 million forward commitment through Fannie Mae. The transaction includes the first execution in Colorado of …

Alston Construction Completes 213,000 SF Centennial Commerce Center in North Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEV. — Alston Construction, as general contractor, has completed Centennial Commerce Center, located at 6405 E. Centennial Parkway in North Las Vegas. Situated on 10.4 acres, the facility features 213,000 square feet of speculative industrial space. Centennial Commerce Center features cross-dock industrial warehouse space, 32-foot clear heights, ESFR sprinklers, LED warehouse lighting and flexible office build-outs. Valued at $16 million, the property was designed with …

$100M Academic, Housing Complex Opens at University of Illinois Chicago Campus

CHICAGO — A $100 million academic building and residence hall has opened at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) known as the Academic and Residential Complex. The property is home to a two-story, 54,000-square-foot academic building as well as a 10-story residence hall featuring 548 beds. The complex features 16,000 square feet of shared spaces, including study lounges on each floor, a fitness center, laundry facility and 10th-floor sky lounge. A 1,600-square-foot retail area includes …

San Francisco Planning Commission Approves 2.3 MSF Flower Mart Redevelopment Project

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Planning Commission has unanimously approved plans to redevelop the historic Flower Mart in the city’s South of Market (SoMa) district as a 2.3 million-square-foot mixed-use property. Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE: KRC) is leading the development, which will preserve and update the 115,000-square-foot Flower Mart, while also adding 2.1 million square feet of creative office space, a 100,000-square-foot retail market hall and one acre of public open …

Suffolk Breaks Ground on Seniors Housing Community in South Florida

ROYAL PALM BEACH, FLA. — Suffolk has broken ground on Inspired Living at Royal Palm Beach, a 106,562-square-foot facility that features 72 assisted living units and 32 memory care beds. The South Florida property will offer 58 studio units, 14 one-bedroom units and a 32-bed memory care center. Home Communities and Reichmann International are the co-developers, and Studio+ designed the freestanding facility. Suffolk expects construction to be complete by summer

NewQuest Properties Breaks Ground on 143-Acre Entertainment Retail Project in Waco

WACO, TEXAS — Houston-based NewQuest Properties has broken ground on Cottonwood Creek Market, a 143-acre entertainment retail project in Waco. Located at the intersection of Interstate 35 and Loop 340, the development will span 285,000 square feet. A 14-screen Cinemark theater will anchor the project, and NewQuest is in talks to add a bowling and family dining concept, as well as a national retailer in golf entertainment. The opening is scheduled for spring

Fortis to Undertake Residential, Retail Redevelopment Project in Boston

BOSTON — Fortis Property Group, a New York City-based developer, will undertake a redevelopment project in downtown Boston that will convert the Dock Square Garage into a residential and retail property. Current plans call for 210 condominium units and 8,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Fortis will build a six-story vertical addition for the residential component and will renovate and upgrade the existing retail space. Stantec Architects is handling design. Completion is slated …

Keeler Markwood to Develop Medical Office Building in White Plains, New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Locally based developer Keeler Markwood Group will build a new medical office building in downtown White Plains, about 25 miles north of Manhattan. The building will be situated in close proximity to White Plains Hospital and its future outpatient care facility. JLL will handle leasing of the property, which is expected to be complete in 2023. A groundbreaking date has not yet been

Highridge Costa to Break Ground on Multifamily Phase of Kulana Hale Project in Hawaii

KAPOLEI, HAWAII — Highridge Costa will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 28 for the second phase of the $130 million Kulana Hale mixed-use affordable seniors housing and multifamily apartment project located at 1020 Wakea St. in Kapolei. Kulane Hale Phase II will feature a 13-story tower with 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 143 affordable apartments for low-income families. The second-phase tower will be built over a two-level concrete podium structure that will …

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