Quicken Loans to Open Tech Office in Canada Across River from Detroit Headquarters

WINDSOR, CANADA — Detroit-based Quicken Loans and its family of affiliated companies has unveiled plans to open a new office location in the historic Old Fish Market Building in downtown Windsor, Ontario. The expansion into Canada will enable Quicken Loans to recruit top talent from Windsor, Toronto and Waterloo to support the growing need for additional technology talent, according to the company. Quicken Loans will lease more than 9,000 square feet of office space at the building, which is …

Broder & Sachse Reopens Historic Apartment Building in Detroit Following $12M Rehabilitation

DETROIT — Broder & Sachse Real Estate has reopened The Hamilton Midtown in Detroit. Originally designed as an apartment hotel that opened in 1913, the property now offers 97 apartment units. The $12 million rehabilitation of the property features new amenities, such as a lounge with gaming and other entertainment, living room with coffee station, fitness and wellness center, dog washing station, and bike repair station. The rehabilitation also included the restoration of the ballroom. …

Franklin Partners Acquires 174,965 SF Corporate Hill Office Building in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Franklin Partners has acquired the 174,965-square-foot Corporate Hill IV office building in St. Louis for an undisclosed price. The six-story building was constructed in 1984 and renovated in 2015. Amenities include a full-service cafeteria, one loading dock and exterior balconies on the fifth and sixth floors. A single tenant previously occupied the property. TJ Redmond of CBRE represented the undisclosed seller. Mark Palmer and Artie Kerckhoff of CBRE represented Franklin …

J.C. Anderson Completes 108,000 SF Office, Warehouse Build-Out in Itasca, Illinois

ITASCA, ILL. — J.C. Anderson has completed a 108,000-square-foot office and warehouse build-out for Glass Solutions Inc. in Itasca. The property is located at 960 Maplewood Drive. The scope of the project included a 23,000-square-foot office build-out and an 85,000-square-foot warehouse build-out. The office portion includes private offices, a collaboration area, executive conference room, break room and new locker rooms. The warehouse features new electrical, LED lighting and heating units. …

Arbor Provides $1.6M Acquisition Financing for Multifamily Property in Hutchinson, Kansas

HUTCHINSON, KAN. — Arbor Realty Trust Inc. has provided a $1.6 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Sandhill Properties in Hutchinson, about 50 miles northwest of Wichita. The 48-unit, garden-style property features amenities such as a swimming pool, basketball court and carports. Eugene Yanovskiy of Arbor originated the 12-year, fixed-rate loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. The borrower was not

Green Bay Packaging to Expand Operations in Illinois With 170,000 SF Complex

DOWNERS GROVE, ILL. — Green Bay Packaging (GBP) has broken ground on a new 170,000-square-foot industrial complex in Downers Grove. The building will house a high-tech design department and enable the packaging company to expand warehouse capabilities. A timeline for construction was not disclosed. The Green Bay, Wis.-based company has manufacturing facilities in 14

Concept Laboratories Signs 119,388 SF Industrial Lease in Chicago

CHICAGO — Concept Laboratories Inc. has signed a 119,388-square-foot industrial lease at 4920 S. Central Ave. in Chicago. The designer and manufacturer of personal care and household products will relocate from 83,091 square feet at 4404 W. Ann Lurie Place when the lease commences in February 2019. The property on Central Avenue spans 461,750 square feet and includes 20 exterior docks, 12 interior docks and direct access to I-55. Mike Senner and Ned Frank of Colliers International represented …

Entre Arranges Sale of 65,000 SF Flex Office Building in McHenry, Illinois

MCHENRY, ILL. — Entre Commercial Realty LLC has arranged the sale of a 65,000-square-foot flex office building in McHenry for an undisclosed price. The property is located at 1391 Corporate Drive. Mike DeSerto and Dan Jones of Entre represented the undisclosed seller. The buyer, Papazyan Capital Group, plans to utilize a portion of the building for its own use while subdividing and leasing up other portions as small as 3,000 square

Merchant & Gould to Relocate Minneapolis Office

MINNEAPOLIS — Merchant & Gould, a full-service intellectual property law firm, has unveiled plans to relocate its Minneapolis office from the IDS Center to Fifth Street Towers. The firm will occupy 40,246 square feet on the 21st and 22nd floors beginning in August 2019. Paul Donovan, Jaclyn May and Jeremy Striffler of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant in the lease transaction. Jennifer Stumm of Cushman & Wakefield will oversee the buildout of the space on the client’s …

NorthMarq Arranges $8M Refinancing for Apartment Property in Vernon Hills, Illinois

VERNON HILLS, ILL. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged $8 million in refinancing for Emerald Pointe Apartments in Vernon Hills, a northern suburb of Chicago. The 120-unit apartment property is located at 695 Westmoreland Drive. Brett Hood of NorthMarq arranged the fixed-rate Fannie Mae loan, which features a seven-year