CCRP Purchases Three-Building Office Complex in Edina, Minnesota in Sale-Leaseback with Regis

EDINA, MINN. — City Center Realty Partners (CCRP), in a joint venture with Contrarian Capital Management, has purchased a three-building office complex in Edina. Seller Regis Corp. will lease back a portion of the 180,000-square-foot campus through part of 2020. The 11-acre property is located on Metro Boulevard. Marc Nanne and Steve Buss of JLL represented CCRP in the transaction. CCRP plans to renovate two of the buildings. The 105,000-square-foot, nine-floor 7201 Metro Boulevard building …

Dougherty Mortgage Provides $42.3M HUD Loan for Construction of Apartment Property in Minnesota

ROBBINSDALE, MINN. — Dougherty Mortgage LLC has provided a $42.3 million HUD 221(d)(4) loan for the construction of Parker Station Flats in Robbinsdale, just northwest of Minneapolis. The apartment property will include 198 market-rate units. Dougherty originated the 40-year, fixed-rate loan on behalf of the borrower, Parker Station Flats LLC. The project also received tax-increment financing from the Robbinsdale Economic Development Authority and various environmental grants from the state …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $5.8M Sale of Multifamily Community in Minnesota

PRIOR LAKE, MINN. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $5.8 million sale of the Village at Five Hawks in Prior Lake, about 25 miles south of Minneapolis. The four-building, 48-unit multifamily community is located at 16611 Five Hawks Ave. SE. Built in 1984, the property features a mix of units ranging in size from 643 to 1,340 square feet. Most of the units have been upgraded since 2007. Abe Roberts, Evan Miller and Chris Collins of Marcus & Millichap brokered the transaction on …

Cooper Group Brokers $2.1M Sale of Retail Property in Minnesota

INNER GROVE HEIGHTS, MINN. — The Cooper Commercial Investment Group has brokered the $2.1 million sale of Inner Grove Market II, an 8,955-square-foot retail property in Inner Grove Heights, about 20 miles southeast of Minneapolis. Caribou Coffee anchors the building, constructed in 2005. Bob Havasi and Dan Cooper of Cooper Group represented the seller, an East Coast-based private investment group. A North Dakota-based private investment group purchased the asset at a cap rate of 7.28

Dougherty Mortgage Provides $10.5M HUD Loan for Acquisition of Affordable Housing Property in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Dougherty Mortgage LLC has provided a $10.5 million HUD 221(d)(4) loan for the acquisition and rehabilitation of Holmes Greenway Housing in Minneapolis. The six-story building features 54 units that are restricted to individuals and families earning 60 percent or less of the area median income. Minor upgrades will be completed to the common areas and apartment units. Dougherty originated the 40-year loan on behalf of the borrower, Holmes Housing Partners

SkyView Advisors Brokers Sale of 70,914 SF Self-Storage Facility in Metro Minneapolis

PRIOR LAKE, MINN. — SkyView Advisors has brokered the sale of a 70,914-square-foot Select Space Storage facility in Prior Lake within metro Minneapolis. The 3.5-acre property is located at 4370 Fountain Hills Drive. Richard Riddle and Ryan Clark of SkyView represented the seller. Self-storage REIT CubeSmart purchased the

Strong Mix of Fortune 500 Companies Helps Fuel Growth of Twin Cities

Even in the context of a sustained stretch of national economic growth and a Midwest region where there are plenty of high-performing markets, Minneapolis-St. Paul stands out. The commercial real estate market in and around the Twin Cities is thriving, in large part due to some impressive structural fundamentals. Metrics and measurables The state of Minnesota — especially the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area — has a very diverse base of employment, with a long list of significant Fortune …

Upland Negotiates $8.9M Sale of Walgreens-Occupied Property in Minnesota

ROBBINSDALE, MINN. — Upland Real Estate Group Inc. has negotiated the $8.9 million sale of a single-tenant retail property occupied by Walgreens in Robbinsdale, about seven miles northwest of Minneapolis. Walgreens has a triple net lease with more than 16 years remaining. The property is situated at the corner of West Broadway and 41st avenues. Buyer and seller information was not

Ryan Cos., Excelsior Group Break Ground on 11-Story Spec Office Building in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. — Ryan Cos. and The Excelsior Group have broken ground on 10 West End, an 11-story speculative office building in St. Louis Park’s West End. The 343,000-square-foot property is situated near I-394 and Highway 100. Typical floor plates will span 30,362 square feet. ACORE Capital provided project financing. Ryan A+E is the architect and Ryan Construction is the general contractor. Mike Honsa of Transwestern will lease the property. A timeline for completion was not …

NorthMarq Unveils CEO Transition for 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — President Jeffrey Weidell will become CEO of NorthMarq effective Jan. 1, 2020. He will succeed Eduardo Padilla, who has served in the role for 20 years and will become executive chair. Weidell has been responsible for a number of successful initiatives as president, including a production training program, the launch of the investment sales business, growth in both mortgage origination and investment sales, and expansion of the equity advisory business. He was promoted to …

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