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Preferred Office Properties Provides $67.6M Loan for Office Building in Atlanta’s West Midtown District

ATLANTA — Preferred Office Properties, a subsidiary of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc., has closed an investment loan worth up to $67.6 million for 8 West, a 187,000-square-foot office building planned to rise in Atlanta’s West Midtown district. Preferred Office Properties has the option to purchase 8 West upon stabilization from the developers, Atlantic Capital Properties and Gateway Development. Situated at the corner of Howell Mill Road and 8th Street, 8 West will be built on a …

Savanna Acquires 126,256 SF Office Building in Manhattan for $100M

NEW YORK CITY — New York City-based real estate investment owner/operator Savanna has acquired a 12-story, 126,256-square-foot office and retail building in the NoMad neighborhood of Manhattan. The sales price was $100 million. Located at 48 W. 25th St., the property was built in 1920. Savanna plans to implement a $21 million capital improvement plan at the property, which will include a complete lobby renovation as well as roof and façade repairs. Adam Spies, Adam Doneger and Josh King of …

GlenStar to Complete $20M Renovation of Office Property in Chicago

CHICAGO — GlenStar Properties LLC and its joint venture Angelo Gordon & Co. LP have unveiled plans to complete a $20 million renovation of President’s Plaza in Chicago’s O’Hare submarket. The two-building, 830,479-square-foot office property is located at 8600 and 8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Plans call for a lobby refresh at both buildings, new tenant lounge with a coffee café, renovation of the fitness center, renovation of the deli, new technology for the conference center, new lobby …

Norfolk Southern to Relocate Headquarters to Atlanta, Buys Midtown Site for $575M

ATLANTA — Transportation giant Norfolk Southern will relocate its headquarters from Norfolk, Va., to Midtown Atlanta. The railroad company is expected to buy a site at 650 W. Peachtree St. from Cousins Properties for $575 million. The Atlanta-based real estate owner and developer will manage the office campus when the project is completed. Norfolk Southern president and CEO Jim Squires says the headquarters will be complete in 2021. The announcement comes on the heels of Norfolk Southern …

Apple to Invest $1B in Austin Campus, Create New Sites in California, Seattle

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will expand its operations in Austin by building a $1 billion campus in North Austin, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company announced Thursday morning. The new campus will be located less than one mile from existing facilities, though the exact site and development timeline were not disclosed. Apple officials said the 133-acre campus is expected to initially employ 5,000 new workers with the potential to house 15,000 employees, which Apple says would make …

NAI Shames Makovsky Brokers $24.5M Sale of Symes Building Office Property in Denver

DENVER — NAI Shames Makovsky has negotiated the sale of an office property, located at 820 16th St. in Denver. Harbor Associates purchased the building from 820 16th Street LLC for $24.5 million. Known as the Symes Building, the property recently underwent renovations and improvements, including to the common-area corridors. Renovations included flooring, wall treatments, lighting, signage and restrooms. The buyer plans additional improvements including amenities, interior and exterior …

NKF Arranges $20.7M Acquisition of Office Building in Riverside, California

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has directed the purchase of Center Tower Riverside, a five-story office building in downtown Riverside. De Anza Land and Leisure Corp. acquired the property from Irvine-based CIP Real Estate for $20.7 million. Located at 3880 Lemon St., the property features 73,645 square feet of Class A office space. Situated on 1.1 acres, the building was built in 1987 and underwent a more than $3 million renovation in 2017. Renovations included common area …

Worth & Associates Breaks Ground on 84,890 SF Office Building in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — Worth & Associates has broken ground on Farinon Business Park III, an 84,890-square-foot office building in San Antonio. The two-story, Class A property is located within Worth’s master-planned business community at 5818 Farinon Drive on the city’s northwest side. Completion is slated for the third quarter of

JMC Holdings Acquires 410,000 SF Office Tower in North Dallas

DALLAS — New York City-based investment firm JMC Holdings LLC has acquired Lakeside Square, a 410,000-square-foot office tower located along the Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway in north Dallas. The Class A, 18-story property was built in 1985 and offers amenities such as a fitness center, a deli and multiple conference rooms. JMC Holdings will invest more than $20 million in capital improvements to the building. The seller was California-based Younan Properties. The sales price was not

Joint Venture Acquires 208,904 SF Former Hughes Aircraft Facility in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, CALIF. — A joint venture between SteelWave and funds managed by Angelo Gordon has purchased a former Hughes Aircraft Co. facility, located at 2051 Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad. Palomar Acquisitions Partners sold the single-story, multi-tenant property for an undisclosed price. Situated on more than 13 acres, the property was originally developed as a build-to-suit campus for Hughes Aircraft Co. in the early 1980s, with a series of renovations over the decades. The buyer plans …

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