Resort Lifestyle Communities Opens 128-Unit Seniors Housing Community in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

BRIDGEVILLE, PA. — Resort Lifestyle Communities has opened Chartiers Bend Retirement Resort, a 128-unit independent living community in Bridgeville, a southwestern suburb of Pittsburgh. The community offer studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom units for residents aged 55 and over. Amenities include an on-site bank, a 150-seat theater and salon. Resort Lifestyle Communities is the developer and operator of the

SLIB Brokers Sale of Two Seniors Housing Communities in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

WILKES-BARRE, PA. — Senior Living Investment Brokerage (SLIB) has brokered the sale of Little Flower Manor and St. Luke’s Villa, both in Wilkes-Barre, which is located approximately 100 miles north of Philadelphia. Little Flower Manor is a 133-bed skilled nursing facility with an attached 60-unit personal care building called St. Therese Residence. One mile away is St. Luke’s Villa, a 50-bed skilled nursing, 48-unit personal care, and 31-unit independent living community. The Diocese of …

HJ Sims Arranges $61.6M Financing for Seniors Housing Expansion Project in Abington, Pennsylvania

ABINGTON, PA. — HJ Sims has arranged $61.6 million in financing for an expansion project at Rydal Park, a continuing care retirement community in Abington, located approximately 10 miles north of Philadelphia. The expanded property will be rebranded as Rydal Waters, and will sit on 33 acres and comprise 84 two-bedroom cottages. The project also includes a clubhouse, and the location is walking distance to restaurants, a grocery store and a rail station. The financing for the expansion is a …

CBRE Negotiates 133,464 SF Industrial Lease in Middletown, Pennsylvania

MIDDLETOWN, PA. — CBRE has negotiated a 133,464-square-foot industrial lease for e-commerce distributor Boxzooka Fulfillment & Global Ecommerce in Middletown, located approximately 25 miles north of Baltimore. The warehouse is part of a 1.5 million-square-foot logistics center at 300 Capital Lane. William Waxman, Kevin Dudley and Nicholas Klacik of CBRE represented Boxzooka in the lease negotiations. Colony Industrial is the landlord of the logistics

Oak Street Health Signs 8,000 SF Retail Lease in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Primary care provider Oak Street Health has signed an 8,000-square-foot retail lease in Philadelphia. The property is located within Strawberry Square Shopping Center, which also includes a Rite Aid, Dollar Plus and Save-a-Lot. Scott Benson of Metro Commercial represented Oak Street in the transaction. Richard Soloff of Soloff Realty & Development represented the

KRE Group Opens 245-Unit Multifamily Community in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

WILLOW GROVE, PA. — Kushner Real Estate (KRE) Group has opened Willow Pointe, a 245-unit multifamily community in Willow Grove, a northern suburb of Philadelphia. The property comprises three buildings with one- and two-bedroom floor plans, all of which include a patio or balcony. Amenities include a pool, resident lounge, fitness center, business center, outdoor grilling areas and resident storage space. Hudson Projects designed the

JLL Arranges 186,000 SF Industrial Lease Expansion in Eddystone, Pennsylvania

EDDYSTONE, PA. — JLL has arranged a 186,000-square-foot industrial lease expansion for chocolate product manufacturer Barry Callebaut in Eddystone, a southwestern suburb of Philadelphia. The expansion brings Barry Callebuat’s total lease within the property at 1001 Industrial Highway up to 395,000 square feet. Michael Burns, Trevor Ragsdale and Paul Torosian of JLL represented Barry Callebaut in the transaction. The landlord was Novaya Foxfield Indusutrial

Experiential Retail Takes Philly by Storm

The evolution and transformation of Philadelphia’s retail real estate market is in full swing, as evidenced by the arrival of several long-awaited shopping and dining concepts, the growth of retail in mixed-use settings and the balanced levels of demand between urban and suburban submarkets. According to the latest data from CoStar Group, over the last three years the Philadelphia metro area’s retail inventory has grown by about 1.3 million square feet per year. The development pipeline is …

PREIT, Macerich Launch 900,000 SF Fashion District Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — A joint venture between PREIT and Macerich has launched Fashion District Philadelphia, a 900,000-square-foot retail district housing dozens of shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. The $400 million project is a redevelopment of a former mall, the Gallery at Market East. A range of clothing and accessory retail options include Aeropostale, Burlington, Columbia and ULTA. The Fashion District also houses coworking spaces from REC Philly and Industrious. Other notable …

Venture X Signs 13,000 SF Coworking Lease in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

BETHLEHEM, PA. — Coworking company Venture X has signed a 13,000-square-foot office lease for in Bethlehem, located about 50 miles north of Philadelphia. The space is situated within the 127,832-square-foot Gateway at Greenway Park mixed-use development, which includes space leased to Lehigh University and St. Luke’s University Health Network. The Venture X office is expected to be operational by January 2020. Jody King of CBRE represented the landlord, Dennis Benner of Ion Development, in …