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Hunt Real Estate Capital Provides $24.7M Bridge Loan for Acquisition of Multifamily Property in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — Hunt Real Estate Capital has provided a $24.7 million bridge loan for the acquisition and renovation of a multifamily property in Omaha. The 408-unit garden-style property, located at 10535 Ellison Plaza, is 94 percent occupied. The complex, originally built in 1973, comprises 17 buildings and a two-story leasing office and clubhouse. The loan includes $4 million for interior and exterior improvements. The undisclosed borrower plans to add amenities such as a business center, …

NorthMarq Arranges $28.6M Refinancing for Apartment Property in Omaha

OMAHA — NorthMarq Capital has arranged a $28.6 million Freddie Mac loan for the refinancing of Broadmoor Hills Phase I in Omaha. The 299-unit apartment property is located at 18510 Capitol Court. Community amenities include a fitness center, indoor basketball court, resident movie theater, onsite restaurant, business center and community clubhouse. Jason Kinnison of NorthMarq arranged the 10-year loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. The borrower was not

Darland Completes 80,000 SF Remodeling, Expansion of Medical Center in Wayne, Nebraska

WAYNE, NEB. — Darland Construction Co. has completed a two-year expansion and remodeling project at Providence Medical Center in Wayne, located in northeastern Nebraska. The 80,000-square-foot project included the addition of a five-room emergency department and ambulance garage. Darland also made renovations to nearly every part of the hospital and completed upgrades to more than 75 percent of the building’s electrical and mechanical systems. The hospital, which now totals 114,000 square …

NorthMarq Arranges $14M Acquisition Loan for Office Property in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged a $14 million loan for the acquisition of North Park Office in northwest Omaha. The office property spans 177,323 square feet. Steve Ruff of NorthMarq arranged the 25-year loan, which is fully amortized. A life insurance company provided the loan. The borrower was not

Darland Begins Construction of Pinnacle Bank-Anchored Property in Omaha

OMAHA, NEB. — Darland Construction Co. has broken ground on a new mixed-use development anchored by Pinnacle Bank in Omaha. Located at the northeast corner of 84th Street and West Dodge Road, the 16,600-square-foot building will feature a 7,500-square-foot main level with a retail bank branch and space for one additional tenant. A 9,000-square-foot second level will feature office space. The new bank will replace Pinnacle’s existing location at the southwest corner of the same intersection. …

NorthMarq Arranges $10.3M in Financing for Three Nebraska Properties

PAPILLION AND FREEMONT, NEB. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged three separate loans totaling $10.3 million for three properties in Nebraska. Steve Ruff of NorthMarq arranged a $1.1 million loan for the refinancing of a 10,760-square-foot office property located at 1716 Charleston Drive in Papillion. A life insurance company provided the 15-year loan, which is fully amortized. Bob Chalupa arranged a $5.6 million acquisition loan for Deerfield Clubhouse Apartments in Freemont. The 122-unit …

Lancaster Pollard Provides $23.4M HUD Loan for Refinancing of Skilled Nursing Facility in Papillion, Nebraska

PAPILLION, NEB. — Lancaster Pollard has provided a $23.4 million HUD loan for the refinancing of The Cottages at Hillcrest Country Estates in Papillion, about 15 miles southwest of Omaha. The Cottages features 126 skilled nursing beds and 12 independent units. The property is located within Hillcrest Country Estates, a planned 44-acre community featuring independent living, assisted living, memory care and long-term care. The campus was designed and managed in such a way to allow for the …

National, Regional Investors Are Drawn to Omaha’s Apartment Market

With asking rental rates increasing, an average vacancy rate of 5.7 percent and a low average asking rent per unit of just $855 per month, Omaha’s apartment market is increasingly attractive to national and regional investors. According to apartment research firm Reis, Omaha’s average asking rental rate has increased in every quarter for the past seven years, and is expected to increase by another 2.2 percent in 2018.  While not stellar growth, it continues a steady march upward that …

Byrne & Jones Construction Completes Asphalt Plant in Greenwood, Nebraska

GREENWOOD, NEB. — Byrne & Jones Construction Co. has completed a new asphalt plant in Greenwood, about 20 miles northeast of Lincoln. CMI Roadbuilding Inc., an asphalt plant supplier, assisted with the project. The property is located on eight acres at 13801 238th St. with close proximity to the highway. The St. Louis-based civil site contractor opened an office in Gretna, Neb. in 2014 to provide asphalt and concrete paving services to commercial, retail and institutional customers. The …

How the Omaha Retail Market Is Adapting to Big Box Store Closures

The pace of evolution in the retail sector is accelerating in a manner that few would have anticipated even five years ago. E-commerce has proven to be a very powerful disruptor, affecting both retailers and property owners alike. For some who have had the foresight and financial resources to adapt to this change, the disruption has brought opportunities for growth and increased market share. Clearly, not all have been able to adapt — some due to lack of execution and others seemingly …

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