Connecticut’s Fairfield County ranks among America’s 40 wealthiest counties with a median household income of $81,268 in 2010. And while some of its current office market data stand at low levels, many indicators point to a bright future. Year-to-date office leasing activity reached 1.7 million square feet as of the third quarter. This amounts to a 21 percent increase relative to the same period one year ago. While this figure stands 3.1 percent below the five-year historical average,..
NEW YORK CITY — Savanna has launched a $35 million capital improvement plan at Falchi Building, a five-story, 711,194-square-foot office and retail building located in the Factory District of Long Island City in Queens. The capital improvement program will be focused on modernizing the lobby and common areas, including the building systems, and reconfiguring the retail spaces to maximize value. The lobby renovation will revitalize the building entrance and improve the existing ground-floor..
UPPER GYWNEDD, PA. — Equus Capital Partners has completed the disposition of Madison Willowyck, an apartment community located in Upper Gywnedd, a suburb of Philadelphia. New Jersey-based Friedman Realty Group acquired the property for $62.5 million. At the time of sale, the community was 96 percent occupied. Erin Miller and Marybeth Farris of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the seller in the deal. Built in 1972 on 28 acres, the garden-style apartment community features 308 apartments in a mix..
NEW YORK CITY — The Kalikow Group and Steelpoint Property Group have completed the sale of a mixed-use property located at 517 Second Ave. in the Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan. An undisclosed buyer acquired the property for $7.4 million. The four-story building features a ground-level restaurant and three floor-through, three-bedroom apartments. The partnership originally purchased the property in 2014 for $5 million and implemented a three-year renovation project.
GALLOWAY, N.J. — Cushman & Wakefield has secured $6.5 million in financing for P3RE Properties for Smithville Square, a retail center located in downtown Galloway. Atlantic Stewardship Bank provided the five-year, fixed-rate financing. Smithville Square is a recently renovated 107,000-square-foot retail center. The center is home to 19 tenants, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Petvalu, JD’s Pub and Grill, Village Dry Cleaners and Lucky Nails. The center also includes 542 parking spaces and 1,061..
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Valencia Realty Capital has arranged a $6.1 million acquisition and redevelopment loan for Lark Hotels. The borrower will use proceeds of the three-year loan to purchase and renovate Saratoga Downtowner, a 42-room hotel located at 413 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Lark Hotels plans to redevelop the centrally located property as a high-end lifestyle boutique hotel. The company currently owns and manages 23 hotels and four restaurants. Alex Riccio and Stephen Smeke of..
JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Bent Tree Realty has completed the disposition of Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital Orthopedics Building in Johnson City. A privately held healthcare REIT purchased the 23,383-square-foot facility for an undisclosed price. The building is 96 percent occupied by Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, a member of Ascension Health. Lisa Menin of Jacobson Properties and Leo Jones of Cushman & Wakefield/Pyramid Brokerage Company represented the seller in the transaction.
CBRE Facilitates Sale, Acquisition Financing for 207-Unit Multifamily Property in Mohegan Lake, New York
MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. — CBRE has brokered the sale of The Landing on Mohegan Lake, a 207-unit multifamily community located in Mohegan Lake. An affiliate of Ginsburg Development Cos. acquired the property from an international investment advisor for an undisclosed price. Jeffrey Dunne, Gene Pride and Eric Apfel of CBRE represented the seller in the deal. James Gunning and Donna Falzarano of CBRE Debt & Structured Finance represented the buyer in procuring a 10-year loan through Freddie Mac for..
Colliers Secures Joint Venture Equity, Construction Financing for Apartment Project in Everett, Massachusetts
EVERETT, MASS. — Colliers International has arranged joint venture equity and construction financing for the development of The Pioneer, a transit-oriented apartment community situated on 2.7 acres at 1760 Revere Beach Parkway in Everett. Colliers worked on behalf of the developer, Post Road Residential, to arrange a joint-venture partnership with Boston-based CrossHarbor Capital Partners. Jeff Black and Kevin Phelan of Colliers also secured $57.4 million in construction financing through TD..
NEWARK, N.J. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged $66.6 million in acquisition financing secured by One Newark Center, located at 1085 Raymond Blvd. in Newark, for Beijing Ideal Group. Morgan Stanley Bank provided the 10-year, fixed-rate financing. The property in the transaction represented floors 6 through 22 of One Newark Center, a 22-story, 423,028-square-foot office building, along with the adjacent 10-story parking garage. John Alascio, Sridhar Vankayala and Noble Carpenter of Cushman &..