Berkeley Point Capital Provides $8.9M Refinancing for Seniors Housing Community in Bay City, Michigan

BAY CITY, MICH. — Berkeley Point Capital has provided an $8.9 million HUD loan for the refinancing of Sheffield Bay Assisted Living & Memory Care in Bay City in Mid-Michigan. Built in 1999, the 66-unit seniors housing community features a mix of 37 assisted living units and 29 memory care units. Services include gourmet meals, housekeeping, laundry, medication management and transportation. Mickey Rist of Berkeley Point originated the FHA 232/223(f) loan, which is fully amortized over 35..

January 25, 2018

Hunt Mortgage Group Provides $13.6M Loan for Refinancing of Multifamily Property in Kalamazoo, Michigan

KALAMAZOO, MICH. — Hunt Mortgage Group has provided a $13.6 million loan for the refinancing of Lakeview Apartments in Kalamazoo. The 280-unit multifamily property was built in 1967. Amenities include a fitness center and health club discount, laundry facilities, package service and a clubhouse. The property is currently 93 percent occupied. The borrower, PR Lakeview LLC, acquired the property in March 2011 and invested $2 million in renovations. The 10-year loan features a 30-year..

January 24, 2018

Paslin Signs 140,000 SF Industrial Lease in Troy, Michigan

TROY, MICH. — Paslin has signed a 140,000-square-foot industrial lease in Troy. A full-service engineering and manufacturing company that builds welding automation systems for the auto industry, Paslin will occupy the entire facility, which is located at 500 W. Long Lake Road. The company occupies other properties in Warren and Shelby Township, Mich. Jason Capitani of L. Mason Capitani represented Paslin in the lease transaction. The landlord was not disclosed.

January 23, 2018

Detroit City FC to Open Soccer Facility at Former Ice Rink in Detroit

DETROIT — Detroit City FC has unveiled plans to open a 75,000-square-foot indoor soccer facility in Detroit. Located in the former City Sports Center ice skating rink at 3401 E. Lafayette St., the new Detroit City Fieldhouse is currently undergoing renovations and is projected to open in September 2018. Detroit City FC is financing the renovations to the new facility, including installing new turf, energy-efficient lighting and providing additional cosmetic upgrades. A clubhouse will..

January 17, 2018

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Sale of 63,150 SF Self-Storage Facility in Wyoming, Michigan

WYOMING, MICH. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of Mini Storage Depot in Wyoming, five miles south of Grand Rapids. The sales price was not disclosed. The property, located at 4975 Clyde Park Ave., features 319 non-climate-controlled units and 211 climate-controlled units for a total of 530 units. Brett Hatcher and Gabriel Coe of Marcus & Millichap marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a limited liability company. The team also secured and represented the buyer, an..

January 16, 2018

City Club Apartments Breaks Ground on $70M Apartment Property in Detroit

DETROIT — City Club Apartments has broken ground on a 288-unit apartment property in Detroit. Located at the corner of Washington Boulevard and Park Avenue facing Grand Circus Park, the site was once home to the 18-floor, 800-room Statler Hotel, which was built in 1915. In addition to apartments and penthouses, the property, known as City Club Apartments-CBD, will also feature 13,000 square feet of street-level space, including a pet store, restaurant and gourmet market. Amenities will..

January 15, 2018

Pillar Provides $7.5M Refinancing for Apartment Property in Lansing, Michigan

LANSING, MICH. — Pillar Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has provided a $7.5 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of The Outfield Apartments in Lansing. The 84-unit apartment property overlooks the Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts, a Class A minor league baseball team affiliated with the Toronto Blue Jays. Residents can view baseball games from their living rooms and balconies. The fully leased property is a combined development agreement between Gillespie..

January 11, 2018

Bontaz Centre Signs 40,000 SF Industrial Lease in Troy, Michigan

TROY, MICH. — Bontaz Centre has signed a 40,000-square-foot industrial lease for its North American headquarters in Troy. Previously occupied by International Automotive Components, the property is located at 1099 Chicago Road. Founded in 1965, Bontaz Centre is an automotive fluid management company that specializes in subassembly design and production. The company, which has had a small presence in Madison Heights, will begin occupying the new space in March 2018 and expects to expand its..

January 5, 2018

Cohen Financial, Pillar Arrange $11.5M in HUD Loans for Seniors Housing Properties in Michigan

ALLEGAN AND OWOSSO, MICH. — Cohen Financial and Pillar, both divisions of SunTrust Bank, have arranged $11.5 million in HUD loans for the refinancing of two seniors housing properties in Michigan. Cathy Bronkema of Cohen Financial and Joshua Hausfeld of Pillar arranged a $6.5 million loan for Oliver Woods Retirement Village, an 80-unit property in Owosso. They also secured a $5 million loan for Briarwood Assisted Living, a 39-unit property in Allegan. The borrower is a Grand Rapids-based..

January 3, 2018

BlackBird East to Open 2,744 SF Retail Store in Grand Rapids, Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — BlackBird East will open a retail store in the Gas Light Village district of Grand Rapids. The men and women’s clothing store will occupy 2,744 square feet at 2166 Wealthy St. Renovations are currently being made to transform the space from a gym to the retail shop. BlackBird East anticipates opening by early March 2018. Bill Tyson of NAI Wisinski of West Michigan represented the landlord in the lease transaction. Dave Kwekel of Dave Kwekel Development LLC represented..

January 3, 2018