Cohen Financial Arranges $11M Bridge Loan for Acquisition of Multifamily Property in Suburban Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Cohen Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has arranged an $11 million bridge loan with SunTrust for the acquisition of Cottonwood Forest Apartments in Jenison, a suburb of Grand Rapids. The 160-unit property features multiple two-story buildings. Cathy Bronkema of Cohen arranged the loan on behalf of the borrower, Trillium Investments, which plans to upgrade the

Henry Ford Health System to Build 120,000 SF Medical Center at Former Kmart Site in Plymouth Township, Michigan

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MICH. — Henry Ford Health System has unveiled plans to revitalize the site of a former Kmart property in Plymouth Township with a new outpatient medical center. The multi-story, 120,000-square-foot center will offer specialty care services, as well as an emergency department and ambulatory surgery center. Kmart closed its doors at the site in November 2017. Henry Ford is expected to close on the purchase of the property in mid-August. Construction is slated to begin shortly …

Occupancy, Rental Rates Are on the Rise in Detroit’s CBD Office Market

Given the pace at which the Detroit commercial office space market is evolving, updates and projections are changing with extraordinary speed. The market can look very different in just a few short months, and it’s worth checking in to see where things stand relative to the beginning of the year. CBD occupancy is high While growth remains the headline story, the focus has changed somewhat from a high level of leasing activity across the metro area to more of adaptation and evolution as …

Berkadia Secures $9.3M Refinancing for Multifamily Property in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Berkadia has secured a $9.3 million loan for the refinancing of Lofts on Michigan in Grand Rapids. Built in 2016, the multifamily property features 54 units and ground-floor retail space. Situated at 740 Michigan St. NE, the building offers convenient access to the Medical Mile and downtown Grand Rapids. Aaron Moll of Berkadia arranged the CMBS loan on behalf of the undisclosed

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $5.7M Sale of Retail Center in Woodhaven, Michigan

WOODHAVEN, MICH. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of Woodhaven Village Square for $5.7 million. The 50,414-square-foot retail center is located in Woodhaven, a southern suburb of Detroit. The property is fully leased to Michaels, PetSmart, Cato and Dance Nation. Ashish Vakhariya and Seth Haron of Marcus & Millichap marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a private investor. The buyer was not

Pioneer Construction Builds 202-Unit Apartment Complex in Downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Pioneer Construction has completed construction of 601 Bond Apartments in downtown Grand Rapids. Ghafari Associates provided architecture and interior design services for the 16-story, 202-unit development. Time Equities is the developer and KMG Prestige is the property manager. The property includes covered parking and 4,000 square feet of retail space. Additional amenities include a rooftop deck, fitness center, lounge and pet grooming station. Monthly rental rates …

Ciena Healthcare Opens $20M Skilled Nursing Center in Michigan

ST. CLAIR SHORES, MICH. — Ciena Healthcare has opened Regency at St. Clair Shores, a $20 million skilled nursing center in north suburban Detroit. The 146-bed facility is located at 22700 Greater Mack Ave. Regency at St. Clair Shores is the fourth Ciena Healthcare center in Macomb County. More than 200 full- and part-time employees will work at the facility, which features 56 private deluxe suites and 43 semi-private suites. Amenities include 24-hour dining options, a full-service spa, salon …

Detroit Pistons Ownership, Schostak Brothers Form Joint Venture to Redevelop Palace of Auburn Hills

AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Schostak Brothers & Co. have formed a joint venture to redevelop the Palace of Auburn Hills and its surrounding land. Schostak will serve as the lead partner and manage the future mixed-use development, which is expected to include research & development companies, technology firms, as well as corporate offices. Neither financial terms nor a timeline was disclosed. The Pistons organization is preparing to move its remaining …

Gerdom Realty Negotiates Two Leases at Retail Center in Novi, Michigan

NOVI, MICH. — Gerdom Realty & Investment has negotiated two leases at Thomasville Centre in Novi. Alchile Mexican Grill & Bar and Pho Mai Vietnamese restaurant are the newest tenants to join the center, which is located on Grand River Avenue. Alchile opened this spring, leasing 5,130 square feet. Pho Mai will open during the second half of this year and occupy 1,680 square feet. Joel Karboske of Gerdom represented the landlord, Mclaughlin Family

ICP Acquires Two Industrial Properties Totaling 470,000 SF in Michigan, Ohio

HOLLAND, MICH. AND BRYAN, OHIO — Industrial Commercial Properties LLC (ICP) has acquired two industrial properties totaling 470,000 square feet in Holland, Mich. and Bryan, Ohio. ICP purchased the buildings from Adient, an automotive seat manufacturer. Both properties are fully leased to Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, a global supplier of interior equipment for the automotive industry headquartered in Shanghai, China. The Holland facility is 148,000 square feet while the Bryan facility is …