Hood Park LLC Breaks Ground on 177-Unit Residential Project in Boston Suburb

CHARLESTOWN, MASS. — Hood Park LLC has broken ground for 480 Rutherford Avenue, a multifamily project located in Charlestown, a suburb of Boston. The development is the first residential project at Hood Park, a 20-acre development permitted for more than 1.1 million square feet located at the former H.P. Hood Plant. The 177-unit multifamily development will feature a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, including 23 affordable units. On-site amenities will include garage parking, bike..

October 19, 2017

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $29.4M in Financing for Two Multifamily Properties in Massachusetts, New York

PLYMOUTH, MASS., AND HUDSON, N.Y. — Walker & Dunlop has closed $29.4 million in financing for Copper Cove Valley and The Falls, two unaffiliated multifamily projects located in Plymouth and Hudson, respectively. The two loans were closed by Walker & Dunlop Commercial Property Funding. The company refinanced the existing construction loans in addition to 100 percent of the remaining construction costs needed to complete the projects. Copper Cove Village and The Falls each have less than 80..

October 18, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $3.9M Sale of Retail Property in Dover, Massachusetts

DOVER, MASS. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of Dover Market Plaza, a retail property located at 14-16 Springdale Ave. in Dover. An undisclosed buyer acquired the property from a limited liability company for $3.9 million. Tenants at the 10,000-square-foot property include a liquor store, banking services and the Dover Market, a boutique supermarket and deli. Laurie Ann Drinkwater, Seth Richard, Andrew Gilbert and Casey Valente of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller in the..

October 17, 2017

Capitol Seniors Housing to Develop $36.5M Seniors Housing Community in Andover, Massachusetts

ANDOVER, MASS. — Capitol Seniors Housing is developing Stonehill of Andover, an assisted living and memory care seniors housing community in Andover. Located at 141 Elm St., the $36.5 million community will feature 96 units. Operated by The Northbridge Cos., the 81,500-square-foot community will feature a bistro, activity room, fitness room, theater, salon and courtyard. Construction will begin on the property later this month, with an opening scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018.

October 16, 2017

Spear Street Capital Acquires 487,000 SF Office Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts

BURLINGTON, MASS. — Spear Street Capital has purchased The Center at Corporate Drive, a four-building office campus located at 10, 25, 30 and 35 Corporate Drive in Burlington. The Davis Companies, in a joint venture with Principal Real Estate Investors, sold the 487,000-square-foot campus for an undisclosed price. At the time of sale, the property was 94 percent leased. The sellers originally purchased the property in September and implemented a $8 million capital improvement plan at the..

October 13, 2017

CBRE/NE Negotiates the Sale of 162-Unit Apartment Community in Hull, Massachusetts

HULL, MASS. — CBRE/New England’s Capital Markets team has arranged the sale of The Estates, an apartment community located in Hull. Invesco Real Estate purchased the 162-unit property from Barings Real Estate Advisers, part of Barings LLC, acting on behalf of an institutional investor, for an undisclosed price. Simon Butler and Biria St. John of CBRE/NE represented the seller and procured the buyer in the transaction. Built in 2000, the property comprises 20 two- and three-story..

October 13, 2017

IBA Secures $53M in MassHousing Financing to Renovate 181-Unit Apartment Building in Boston

BOSTON — IBA, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, has secured a $53 million permanent loan from Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) to renovate Villa Victoria’s Viviendas Apartments, an affordable housing property located in Boston’s South End neighborhood. Renovations will include extensive structural and cosmetic improvements, upgrading the exterior and interior to preserve building quality and enhance tenants’ residential experience. Upgrades will include replacing the..

October 12, 2017

CBRE/NE Brokers $23.3M Sale of 148-Unit Multifamily Property in Methuen, Massachusetts

METHUEN, MASS. — CBRE/New England’s Capital Markets team has arranged the sale of Colonial Village, an apartment community located in Methuen. An affiliate of Newton, Mass.-based Sawyer Realty Holdings acquired the 148-unit property from Colonial Methuen Associates for $23.3 million. The property features six three-story garden-style apartment buildings, a townhouse building and clubhouse. The unit mix comprises 77 one-bedroom, 67 two-bedroom and four two-bedroom townhome units with an..

October 12, 2017

NKF Negotiates $28.3M Sale of 160,912 SF Office Building in Quincy, Massachusetts

QUINCY, MASS. — NKF has brokered the sale of Heritage Point, an office building in Quincy. Grander Capital Partners and North Colony Asset Management acquired the property from Campanelli for $28.3 million. At the time of sale, the 160,912-square-foot Class A office building was 85 percent occupied. On-site amenities include a fitness center, conference areas and a full-service café with an exterior deck featuring water views. The asset is one of three buildings within Heritage Landing,..

October 11, 2017

HFF Secures Refinancing for 623-Room Hotel Portfolio in Boston Suburbs

NATICK AND SOMERVILLE, MASS. — HFF has arranged refinancing for a three-property hotel portfolio in the Boston suburbs of Natick and Somerville. Distinctive Hospitality Group received the 10-year, fixed-rate loan, which was provided by Bank of America’s CMBS Group. The portfolio comprises the 251-room VERVE-Crowne Plaza Boston-Natick and the 188-room Hampton Inn Boston-Natick in Natick as well as the 184-room Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area in Somerville. Located at 1360 Worcester..

October 10, 2017