Brandywine to Develop 250,000 SF Office Building in Austin

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Brandywine Realty Trust, a Philadelphia-based REIT, has signed a development agreement to develop a 250,000-square-foot office building at the Garza Ranch mixed-use development in Austin. A timeline for construction has not yet been established. At full build-out, Garza Ranch will consist of 400,000 square feet of office space, 370 multifamily units and a 140-room Aloft hotel, according to the Austin

SVN Alliance Arranges $11.5M Sale of Office Portfolio in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. — SVN Alliance has arranged the $11.5 million sale of a four-building office portfolio in Daytona Beach. Chris Butera, Carl Lentz IV, John Trost and Tim Davis of SVN Alliance arranged the transaction on behalf of the buyer, an undisclosed private investor, and the seller, Consolidated Tomoka Land Co. The portfolio included the two-story Concierge building located at the northeast corner of LPGA Boulevard and Williamson Boulevard, two buildings within Mason Commerce Center …

Ziff Properties Acquires Flex Office Park in Greenville for $5.2M

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Ziff Properties has acquired Garlington Park in Greenville for $5.2 million. The four-building business park comprises office, flex and warehouse space and totals 119,734 square feet. Land Development Inc. sold the property, and The Whitmire Co. and SVN BlackStream arranged the transaction. The buildings were constructed between 2001 and 2008. Garlington Park is home to tenants such as Grey Eagle Traders, Pompeii Motorsports and Fabrico

Memphis Office Market Grows Its Existing Inventory by Nearly 6 Percent

Memphis ended 2017 with an overall vacancy rate of 14.8 percent, which is up slightly from where the year started at 14.5 percent — the highest level in three years. As the saying goes, “don’t judge a book by its cover,” and this especially applies to the Memphis office market. In 2017, 600,000 square feet of office space was absorbed. Developers also started 2017 with more than 1.2 million square feet of new office space in the pipeline, with 800,000 square feet delivered last year …

Colliers Brokers Sale of 218,500 SF Office Property Near Hackensack

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. — Colliers International has brokered the sale of a 218,500-square-foot multi-tenant office property, located at 365 West Passaic St. in Rochelle Park, for an undisclosed price. Rochelle Park is about three miles northwest of Hackensack. Colliers represented the seller, Onyx Equities and Garrison Investment Group in the transaction. The buyer was a structured joint venture between TAK Group and Bergman Real Estate Group. The property was 77 percent occupied at the time of …

HFF Closes $11M Sale and $7.1M Financing of Office Property in Suburban Boston

CONCORD, MASS. — HFF has arranged the $11 million sale and $7.1 million financing of a 104,527-square-foot office property in Concord, about 20 miles northwest of Boston. HFF represented the undisclosed seller and arranged a five-year, fixed-rate acquisition loan through East Boston Savings Bank for the buyer, Azad Legacy Partners. Located at 696 Virginia Road, the property was originally constructed in 1962 and expanded in 1977. In 1997, it was completely rebuilt. The asset consists of two …

Flower Mound City Council Approves 120,000 SF Spec Office Project

FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS — The Flower Mound City Council has approved an agreement with FM 2499 Office Venture LLC, an affiliate of Irving-based Realty Capital, to develop a 120,000-square-foot speculative office building in the northern Dallas suburb. The city will commit $25 million to the four-story, Class A project, which has a target completion date of late 2022. The project will include the development of a 480-space parking

LMI Capital Arranges $9.5M Acquisition Financing for Three Houston-Area Apartment, Office Assets

HOUSTON — LMI Capital has closed three acquisition loans totaling $9.5 million for two apartment communities and one office building located throughout the greater Houston area. The properties include a 65-unit apartment asset in Galveston County, an 80-unit apartment community in the Spring Branch submarket and a 23,000-square-foot office building located near The Woodlands. Kurt Dennis of LMI Capital placed the loans for the Galveston and Woodlands properties and Jamie Mullin of LMI Capital …

HFF Arranges $145M Construction Loan for Office Building Renovation, Expansion in San Francisco’s SOMA District

SAN FRANCISCO - HFF has arranged $145 million in construction financing for 633 Folsom, a seven-story office building located in the SOMA submarket of San Francisco. The Swig Co. will use the loan proceeds to complete a full-building renovation and expansion, which will add five floors to the property. Once completed, the 171,632-square-foot building will become a 12-story, 266,053-square-foot Class A office building. Originally built in 1967 by The Swig Co., 633 Folsom has been fully leased …

Spire Real Estate Acquires 68,766 SF Office Building in Bellevue, Washington

BELLEVUE, WASH. - Spire Real Estate has purchased Swift Gateway, a multi-tenant office building located in Bellevue. The three-story, 68,766-square-foot building was renovated in 2016. Brian Bonipart, Michael Taylor and Skip Slavin of Newmark secured a five-year, $14.5 million acquisition loan with a 30-year amortization schedule on behalf of Spire. Newmark will service the non-recourse