CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ally Financial has signed on to anchor a 742,000-square-foot mixed-use project in Uptown Charlotte. Crescent Communities will break ground on Ally Charlotte Center at 601 S. Tryon St. in the first quarter of 2018. Ally Financial will lease 400,000 square feet and is expected to move to the new space when the building delivers in 2021. In addition to office space, plans for the 26-story tower include ground-level retail and restaurant space, a parking garage and a hotel. The..
NEW HAVEN, CONN. — Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap, has arranged the sale of The Novella, a mixed-use property located in New Haven. 1245 Chapel Street LLC acquired the property from RMS Chapel Street for $39.6 million. The Novella features 136 apartment units above the 1,135-square-foot Chapel Street Pharmacy, 3,380 square feet of available retail space and 85 parking spaces. Victor Nolletti, Steve Witten and Eric Pentore of IPA represented the seller and..
DETROIT — Bedrock, Dan Gilbert’s Detroit-based commercial real estate development and investment firm, has unveiled a package of four developments totaling $2.1 billion in new investment that will add to Detroit's skyline. Totaling 3.2 million square feet, Bedrock expects to create both construction and permanent jobs totaling up to 24,000. "Detroit is going vertical," says Gilbert, who also founded Quicken Loans Inc. and owns the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball..
BOSTON — Cornerstone Realty Capital has arranged $38.5 million in financing for Mount Vernon Co.’s development of a mixed-use building, located at the intersection of Western Avenue and Leo M Birmingham Parkway in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. Cornerstone secured the fixed-rate financing structure, including an interest-only period during construction followed by a 30-year amortization schedule. The six-story building will feature parking for 108 vehicles; three on-street retail spaces..
NEW YORK CITY — Stellar Management has refinanced a 13-property portfolio with a $105 million loan package from Capital One. The deal, brokered by GCP Capital Group, includes a five-year term. The portfolio includes properties at 11-15 W. 123rd St., 1061-1071 St. Nicholas Ave., 604 W. 162nd St., 601-609 W. 175th St., 3480-3496 Broadway and 12 E. 32nd St. The refinancing includes more than 600 residential units and as well as commercial and retail space in New York City. Stellar has owned the..
ARLINGTON, VA. — Berkadia has secured a $157 million construction loan for 750 North Glebe, a mixed-use project under construction in Arlington, roughly five miles west of Washington, D.C. Upon completion, 750 North Glebe will feature 491 residential units and 61,000 square feet of retail space, which will be anchored by a 41,000-square-foot Target store. J. Tyler Blue, Paul Wallace and Jimmy Meadows of Berkadia secured the 18-year loan through Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. on behalf..
BALTIMORE — Goldman Sachs has committed $233 million to the Port Covington redevelopment project in Baltimore. This is the largest single private equity investment made by the firm’s Urban Investment Group (UIG) to date, according to a Port Covington news release. Port Covington is a 235-acre mixed-use redevelopment located on Baltimore’s waterfront adjacent to I-95. At completion, the 25-year project will include up to 18 million square feet of retail, entertainment, office, hotel and..
NEW YORK CITY — SL Green Realty Corp. has partnered with RXR Realty to acquire a 48.7 percent interest in Worldwide Plaza, a Class A mixed-use property in Midtown Manhattan. New York REIT is selling the interest and will continue to own the remaining equity with WWP Sponsor, its existing partner. Slated to close in the fourth quarter, the transaction values the asset at $1.7 billion. Developed in 1989, Worldwide Plaza consists of a 49-story, 1.8 million-square-foot office tower, a..
HONOLULU — Salem Partners, a commercial real estate developer based in Los Angeles, is moving forward on its $750 million, two-tower project in Honolulu. The Honolulu City Council recently gave Salem Partners approval to build the 450-unit condominium and hotel development, which is part of Honolulu’s Ala Moana Transit Oriented Development Plan. The first development in the plan is Salem Partner’s Mana’olana Place project, which is slated to break ground across from the Hawaii..
North American Properties to Break Ground on Food Hall at Colony Square in Atlanta’s Midtown District
ATLANTA — North American Properties (NAP) has unveiled plans to develop a 28,000-square-foot food hall at Colony Square, a mixed-use destination at the corner of 14th and Peachtree streets in Atlanta’s Midtown district. Dubbed Main & Main, the food hall will include indoor and outdoor dining space and a staging area designed for a variety of event programming. The area will host Colony Square’s more than 200 signature and seasonal events annually. Restaurant designer and architect..