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Joint Venture Acquires Manhattan Site for $65M to Redevelop as Residential Tower

NEW YORK CITY — Sumaida + Khurana and LENY have acquired a vacant commercial building located at 611 W. 56th St. in Manhattan’s West Side for $65 million. The joint venture plans to demolish the existing structure and redevelop the site into a 35-story residential condominium building. Alvaro Siza designed the building, which will feature 80 units ranging from one- to four-bedroom layouts and penthouses. Amenities will include private terraces, a roof garden, sun deck, fitness center and..

September 25, 2017

NKF Facilitates $51.5M Sale of Office Park in Waltham, Massachusetts

WALTHAM, MASS. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has arranged the sale of Totten Pond Office Park, an office complex located in Waltham. Northwood Investors acquired the property from TA Realty for $51.5 million. Located at 400, 410 and 460 Totten Pond Road, the three-building office park was 87 percent leased to 43 tenants at the time of sale. On-site amenities for the office park include a cafeteria, fitness center, conference room and café. Robert Griffin, Edward Maher, Matthew Pullen, James..

September 25, 2017

Pyramid Management Opens New Embassy Suites by Hilton at Destiny USA in Syracuse, New York

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Pyramid Management, as owner, has opened Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA, located at 311 Hiawatha Blvd. W in Syracuse. Situated at Destiny USA, a shopping, dining and entertainment destination, the hotel features 209 suites, 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, an indoor heated pool, fitness center, full-service restaurant and 24-hour convenience shop. Aimbridge Hospitality manages the hotel.

September 25, 2017

Ziegler Arranges $67.1M Bond Financing for 294-Unit CCRC in Vermont

SHELBURNE, VT. — Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, has arranged $67.1 million in bond financing for Wake Robin, a continuing care retirement community in Shelburne, located along Lake Champlain just south of Burlington. The community is situated on 136 acres and feature 212 independent living units, 31 assisted living units and 51 skilled nursing units. The nonprofit Wake Robin Corp. was incorporated in 1984 to develop, own and operate the community. It was the first CCRC in..

September 25, 2017

Empire State Realty Brokers 108,000 SF Office Lease at 1400 Broadway in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) has arranged the lease of three full floors at 1400 Broadway in Manhattan’s Times Square South. International law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP will occupy the space. The firm currently has more than 40 offices in 20 countries. John Shaunfield, Seth Weinstein and Paul Ippolito of Newmark Knight Frank represented the tenant. Scott Klau, Erik Harris and Neil Rubin of Newmark Knight Frank, along with Keith Cody of ESRT,..

September 25, 2017

Madison International to Acquire 51 Percent Interest in 2.1 MSF Retail Portfolio in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — Madison International Realty and Forest City Realty Trust have signed definitive agreements for Madison’s acquisition of Forest City’s 51 percent interest in a 2.1 million-square-foot retail portfolio. The transaction is valued at $1 billion. Scattered across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island and Northern New Jersey, the 12-property portfolio is 95 percent leased. Madison plans to engage Cushman & Wakefield as the third-party property management and..

September 22, 2017

Fortis Property Group Buys Dock Square Garage in Boston for $170M

BOSTON — Fortis Property Group has purchased Dock Square Garage, a parking garage and retail property located adjacent to Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston, for $170 million. The property features 698 parking spaces and 16,100 square feet of retail space, which is leased to Hard Rock Café. The asset also offers three to four stories of additional development potential. Robert Griffin, Edward Maher, Matthew Pullen and James Tribble of Newmark Knight Frank represented the seller, Dock Square..

September 22, 2017

Chatham Lodging Purchases 131-Room Hilton Garden Inn in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Chatham Lodging Trust has acquired Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown for $43.5 million, or $332,000 per room. Located at 100 High St. in Portsmouth, the 131-room hotel opened in 2006 and recently underwent a full renovation. Island Hospitality Management will manage the hotel. The name of the seller was not released.

September 22, 2017

Unison Realty, ALTO Real Estate Acquire 120,349 SF Shopping Center in Toms River, New Jersey

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Unison Realty Partners and ALTO Real Estate Funds have acquired Commons at Hooper, a community shopping center located at 1350 Hooper Ave. in Toms River, for $21.1 million. Built in 1987, the 120.349-square-foot property is situated on 14.6 acres and has a pad site for future development. Michaels, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Dollar Tree, Mattress Firm, Dress Barn, The UPS Store, Avenue, Sally Beauty, Jersey Mike’s Subs and Citi Financial are tenants at the 86 percent-leased..

September 22, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $1.6M Sale of Office Building in New Jersey

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of an office property located at 604 Laurel Ave. in Point Pleasant Beach. A private investor sold the property to an undisclosed buyer for $1.6 million. Provident Bank occupies the 3,000-square-foot building on a net-lease basis. Michael Lombardi and Greg Babaian of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller in the deal.

September 22, 2017