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WinnCos., Omni Development Break Ground on $42M Redevelopment of Rhode Island Public Housing Community

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — WinnCos. and Omni Development Corp. have broken ground on a $42 million redevelopment of Prospect Heights Apartments, an affordable housing property in Pawtucket. Built in 1942, Prospect Heights qualified for Federal Historic Tax Credits after being placed on the National Register of Historic Places in December 2016. The project will rehabilitate 292 units spread across 35 buildings and add 20 new units of housing on the 21-acre site. A joint venture between WinnDevelopment …

Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates $9.3M Sale of Apartment Building in Upper East Side

NEW YORK CITY — Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated the $9.3 million sale of 309 East 92nd St., a five-story, 8,600-square-foot apartment building locatedon Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, 309 East 92 LLC, in the transaction. The 10-unit, free-market apartment building includes nine four-bedroom units and one two-bedroom unit. The property underwent a renovation project, which included the construction of a roof deck, in

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $88.4M Sale of Multifamily Portfolio in Florida

TAMPA, FLA. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $88.4 million sale of the Tripointe Value-Add Portfolio, a six-property multifamily portfolio located throughout Central and North Florida. Michael Donaldson and Nicholas Meoli of Marcus & Millichap’s Tampa office arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, an Ohio-based limited liability company, and procured the buyer, a Tampa-based limited liability company. The properties in the transaction included The Palms at Brandon, a …

Blue Heron Receives Construction Financing for 164-Unit Multifamily Community in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. — Blue Heron Asset Management has received a construction loan for the development of Foster on the Park, a 164-unit apartment community located at 545 Foster St. in Durham. Roger Edwards, Justin Good and Henry Sisson of HFF arranged the loan through First National Bank, a subsidiary of FNB Corp., on behalf of Blue Heron. Foster on the Park will feature ground-floor retail and restaurant space and will overlook Central Park — the city’s main urban park that hosts a …

HFF Arranges $47.4M in Joint Venture Equity for 347-Unit Multifamily Development in Portland

PORTLAND, ORE. — HFF has secured $47.4 million in joint venture equity for the development of 100 Columbia, a high-rise multifamily community located in Portland's central business district. Ira Virden, Mark Erland and Matt Benson of HFF, on behalf of developer Alamo Manhattan, arranged the joint venture equity partnership with Diamond Realty Investments. Slated for completion in 2020, the property will feature 347 units in a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, averaging 801 …

RGV Multifamily Market Playing Catch-Up on Class A Product

Commercial real estate sectors in secondary and tertiary markets often suffer from a lack of current, comprehensive data and metrics. Until a few years ago, the multifamily market of the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) was no exception. Much of the region’s multifamily product consists of “clusters” of fourplexes. In many cases, different investors own different units within these properties, which generally do not have management and leasing offices with hard data. Consequently, for years …

Pembrook Provides $32.7M in Financing for Luxury Condo Redevelopment in Upper East Side

NEW YORK CITY — Pembrook Capital Management has provided a $32.7 million first mortgage loan to finance the condominium conversion of a restored mansion in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The borrower was undisclosed. Located at 320 East 82nd St., Park Mansion will offer six full-floor units with outdoor space. Units range in size from 2,243 to 4,447 square feet with three to four bedrooms. Amenities will include a private gym, bike storage, individually locked storage rooms and a …

Carroll Organization Acquires 321-Unit Apartment Community in Houston

HOUSTON — Carroll Organization, an Atlanta-based multifamily investment and management firm, has acquired The Ava, a 321-unit multifamily community in Houston via its latest investment fund. The four-story, mid-rise property, which has since been rebranded Arium Uptown West, is located near the Galleria/Uptown area on the city’s west side. Amenities include a two-level fitness center, resident clubhouse, resort-style pool with outdoor kitchen, multi-level parking garage and a pet park. The …

Mallory & Evans to Break Ground on 376-Bed Student Housing Community in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. — Mallory & Evans is set to break ground on Bellamy Daytona, a 376-bed student housing community located in Daytona Beach. The $26 million community will serve students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach; Daytona State College; The Florida State University College of Medicine, Daytona Beach; The University of Central Florida, Daytona Beach; Bethune-Cookman University; and Keiser University, Daytona Beach. The four-story property will offer three-, …

Berkadia Arranges Sale of 178-Unit Apartment Property in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Berkadia has arranged the sale of The Orion Apartments in St. Louis for an undisclosed price. The 178-unit apartment property features a 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market on the first floor. Amenities include a pool, fitness center, clubroom and electric car charging stations. Ken Aston and Andrea Kendrick of Berkadia represented the seller, Mills Properties Inc. Canada-based Brass Enterprises Inc. was the

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