Ontario Hospitality Completes Development of 83-Suite Hotel in Jackson, Michigan

JACKSON, MICH. — Home2 Suites by Hilton has opened in Jackson, about 35 miles south of Lansing, the capital of Michigan. The extended-stay hotel consists of 83 suites. Ontario Hospitality Inc. developed, owns and manages the property, which features fully equipped kitchens, complimentary Internet, breakfast, a combined laundry and fitness area, and indoor pool. The hotel is located at 2704 Bob McClain Drive off I-94.

November 22, 2017

Hayman Co. Plans $10M Upgrade of 732,000 SF Office Complex in Troy, Michigan

TROY, MICH. — Hayman Co. has unveiled plans for a $10 million upgrade of a 732,000-square-foot office complex in Troy. The company purchased the five-building property earlier this year for $55 million. Along with external updates to the complex, renovations will be made to the lobbies and bathrooms. A conferencing center will also be added. The name change to PentaCentre is part of the rebranding process for the property, which is located along East Big Beaver Road and was originally built..

November 16, 2017

Retailers, Investors Find Detroit’s Improving Economy Inviting

Steady employment gains and new households in metro Detroit have boosted optimism in the retail sector. The local economy added 36,500 nonfarm payroll jobs in the 12-month period that ended September 30, 2017, an expansion of 1.8 percent and in line with employment growth nationally. Job gains were led by the professional and business services sector, which filled more than 12,400 positions. This segment includes many well-paying tech jobs as companies such as Penske Logistics and Lear Corp...

November 16, 2017

Bernard Financial Arranges $67.5M CMBS Loan for Refinancing of Office Building in Detroit

DETROIT — Bernard Financial Group has arranged a $67.5 million CMBS loan for the refinancing of a 489,786-square-foot office building in Detroit. The multi-tenant, 25-story building is located at 150 W. Jefferson Ave. Dennis Bernard and Kevin Kovachevich of Bernard Financial arranged the loan on behalf of the borrower, 150 West Jefferson Owner LLC.

November 10, 2017

KeyBank Provides $69.9M CMBS Loan for Refinancing of Hotel Portfolio in Indiana and Michigan

INDIANA AND MICHIGAN — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $69.9 million CMBS loan for the refinancing of an eight-property hotel portfolio in Indiana and Michigan. The 694-room portfolio consists of four extended-stay Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels and four limited-service Hilton Hampton Inn hotels located in various cities across Indiana and Michigan. Jake Proctor of KeyBank originated the 10-year loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. HRC Hotels was the borrower.

November 9, 2017

NKF Brokers Sale of 90,000 SF Industrial Build-to-Suit Site in Romeo, Michigan

ROMEO, MICH. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has brokered the sale of a 90,000-square-foot industrial build-to-suit land site in Romeo, about 45 miles north of Detroit. The parties closed on the land and signed a construction agreement. The property is located at 100 Peyerk Court. Lanzen, Inc., a defense contractor, will relocate to the property from its current location at 30980 Groesbeck Highway in Roseville in 2018. Lanzen has occupied 34,000 square feet in Roseville since 1966. The company..

November 9, 2017

CCA Sells Three Apartment Properties in Illinois, Michigan for $125M

ANN ARBOR, MICH., PALATINE, ILL., AND HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL. — City Club Apartments (CCA) has sold three apartment properties in Illinois and Michigan for $125 million. The properties include Village Park of Ann Arbor, Village Park of Palatine and Village Park of Hoffman Estates in Illinois. The buyers were not disclosed. Village Park of Ann Arbor consists of 520 units and is located adjacent to U.S. Route 23 near The University of Michigan. Village Park of Palatine consists of 448 units..

November 3, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Brokers Sale of 65,810 SF Self-Storage Building in Eastpointe, Michigan

EASTPOINTE, MICH. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of EZ Storage in Eastpointe, about 10 miles north of Detroit. The sales price was not disclosed. The 65,810-square-foot self-storage building is located at 21500 Gratiot Ave. Brett Hatcher of Marcus & Millichap marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a limited liability company. He also secured and represented the buyer, an out-of-state limited liability company.

November 2, 2017

Costco Opens 165,000 SF Membership Warehouse in East Lansing, Michigan

EAST LANSING, MICH. — Costco Wholesale Corp. has opened a 165,000-square-foot membership warehouse in East Lansing. The property is situated on a 64-acre parcel near I-69 that is the site of a former golf course. Shawn O’Brien of CBRE|Martin began working with Costco in 2012 for site selection in the Lansing market. This is Costco's 15th store in the state of Michigan. A grand opening took place on Friday, Oct. 27.

October 31, 2017

Liberty Property to Manage Seven-Building Office Portfolio in Metro Detroit

DETROIT — Liberty Property & Asset Management has been awarded the property management contract for a portfolio of seven office buildings located in metro Detroit. The properties, owned by California-based LSTC Michigan/LSTC California LLC, include: Berkshire Office Building in Beverly Hills; Haverhill Office Building in Troy; Butterfield Park Place in Troy, Hampton Professional Park in Rochester Hills; and Westridge Office Center in West Bloomfield. Liberty will be responsible for all..

October 30, 2017