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Bellwether Enterprise Secures $37M Financing for Mixed-Use Property in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, the commercial and multifamily mortgage banking subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment, has secured $37 million in financing for The Larkspur, a mixed-use property in the Central Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. The eight-story building includes 116 apartment units along with seven ground-floor commercial spaces. Bellwether provided a fixed-rate CMBS loan with a 12-year term through Fannie Mae. The terms of the financing..

April 27, 2017

BRP, CNY Group Break Ground on $407M Transit-Oriented Development in Queens

NEW YORK CITY — Developer BRP Cos. and general contractor CNY Group have broken ground on The Crossing at Jamaica Station, a $407 million, two-building development in downtown Jamaica in the Queens borough of New York City. The 669-unit affordable housing development will be situated at the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA) Jamaica Station, which features a link to AirTrain JFK, John F. Kennedy’s International Airport’s mass transit line. The Crossing will feature a..

April 27, 2017

HFF Secures $81.5M Recapitalization for Long Island Medical Office Portfolio

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y. — HFF has secured an $81.5 million recapitalization for Stony Brook Technology Center, an eight-building medical office portfolio totaling 261,824 square feet in the Long Island community of East Setauket. HFF represented the borrower, TRITEC Real Estate, and procured the lender, a fund advised by UBS Real Estate & Private Markets. Completed between 1987 and 2007, the portfolio is located in a master-planned business park. Stony Brook University occupies more than 65..

April 26, 2017

Equity Office Signs Cyrus Capital to 23,000 SF Lease at Park Avenue Tower in NYC

NEW YORK CITY –– Equity Office has signed a lease with investment advisory firm Cyrus Capital Partners to move the Cyrus headquarters to a 23,356-square-foot space at the 36-story Park Avenue Tower in Manhattan. Cyrus Capital, an SEC-registered investment advisor, will occupy 15,048 square feet across the 34th floor and 8,308 square feet on the 35th floor. Equity Office will build out the space for the tenant, including construction of an internal staircase to connect the two floors, with..

April 26, 2017

HFF Arranges Joint Venture for Condominium Development in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — HFF has arranged a joint venture for the development of 69 West Broadway, a ground-up condominium project in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. HFF worked on behalf of the developer, Cape Advisors, along with private equity fund Forum Absolute Equity Partners to arrange the investment with a European fund. The fund contributed in excess of $21 million toward the $120 million total project cost. BKSK Architects is designing the property, which will occupy the block between..

April 25, 2017

Equicap Secures $5.8M Construction Loan for Mixed-Use Development in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — Equicap has secured a $5.8 million construction loan for a mixed-use development in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. The site is located directly above an L train subway stop and within walking distance to the JMZ trains. The developer obtained approval from the MTA for the project. The property will feature five condo units and one ground-floor retail space.

April 25, 2017

Meridian Capital Secures $2.6M Loan for Cooperative Property in Cedarhurst, N.Y.

CEDARHURST, N.Y. — Meridian Capital Group has secured $2.6 million in financing for the refinance of a cooperative property in Cedarhurst. The 10-year loan, provided by a regional bank, features a fixed rate of 3.5 percent and full-term interest-only payments. Judah Hammer and Michael Ryback of Meridian’s New York City headquarters negotiated the transaction. The property, located at 272-300 Cedarhurst Ave., includes 47 units.

April 24, 2017

Rosewood Realty Group Negotiates $76.3M Sale of Kushner Astoria Portfolio

NEW YORK CITY — Rosewood Realty Group has negotiated the $76.3 million sale of a four-building multifamily and retail portfolio in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens for $76.3 million. Rosewood’s Aaron Jungreis represented the seller, Kushner Cos., in the transaction. Queens-based investor Karan Singh was the buyer. The portfolio includes 21-80 38th St., 21-81 38th St., 23-05 30th Ave. and 23-15 30th Ave., totaling 143 apartments and 11 retail spaces across 123,500 square feet. Former owner..

April 21, 2017

CBRE Secures $68M Financing for Retail Development in Chappaqua, N.Y.

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Jeffrey Dunne, Kyle Juszczyszyn and David Gavin of CBRE have secured $68 million in financing for the development of Chappaqua Crossing in Chappaqua. Dunne, Juszczyszyn and Gavin represented The Grossman Co. and Summit Development in arranging the loan for the planned 120,000-square-foot retail center. The team was responsible for procuring the 90 percent institutional joint venture equity partner in addition to securing the new construction financing of $44 million with..

April 20, 2017

M&M Negotiates $12M Sale of Land Tract in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — Marcus & Millichap has negotiated the $12 million sale of two vacant lots and a third lot with a warehouse building totaling 12,725 square feet at 814-826 Bedford Ave. in Brooklyn. Jakub Nowak and Jason Grunberg of Marcus & Millichap’s Brooklyn office represented the seller, Prezant Auto Glass, and procured the buyer, a private developer. The site is located near the Myrtle Avenue retail corridor, the Pratt Institute and G train subway stops. The three lots include..

April 19, 2017