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NKF Brokers $60.2M Sale of Dominion Square Site in Tysons, Virginia

TYSONS, VA. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has negotiated the $60.2 million sale of a 12-acre eastern parcel within the Dominion Square mixed-use development in Tysons, situated 13 miles west of downtown Washington, D.C. Capital Automotive Real Estate Services Inc., a McLean, Va.-based financial holding company specializing in car dealership locations, sold the parcel to an undisclosed buyer, whom the Washington Business Journal indicates is LHL Dominion Square, possibly an affiliate of New …

DC Partners Breaks Ground on Six-Acre Mixed-Use Project in Houston

HOUSTON — Houston-based DC Partners has broken ground on The Allen, a six-acre mixed-use project located near Buffalo Bayou Park in Houston. The development will include a 99-unit condominium building, a Thompson-branded luxury hotel, an office building and retail and restaurant spaces. The grand opening of The Allen is slated for the first quarter of 2021, though the hotel is not scheduled to be complete until 2023. DC Partners is developing the project in partnership with Tianqing Real …

Kawa Provides $26M Loan to Help Fund $134.5M Acquisition of Mixed-Use Development in Ohio

MIAMISBURG, OHIO — Kawa has provided a $26 million loan to help fund the $134.5 million acquisition of Austin Landing, an 834,630-square-foot mixed-use project in Montgomery County’s Miamisburg. Austin Landing, constructed in phases between 2009 and 2019, features office and retail space and is more than 95 percent occupied. Office tenants include Wells Fargo, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Raymond James and Baird. Retail tenants include Kroger, Kohl’s, a movie theater and 16 restaurants. An …

Dewitt Carolinas Unveils Plans for $1B Midtown Exchange Project in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. — Dewitt Carolinas Inc. has unveiled the master plans for development of Midtown Exchange, a $1B mixed-use project in Raleigh that will feature residential, office, hotel, entertainment and retail components. The development will be built on a 40-acre lot just outside Interstate 440, north of downtown Raleigh, and will comprise 790,000 square feet of Class A office space, 125,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 300 hotel rooms, 300 senior living units and 1,275 …

JLL Arranges $140M Loan for Refinancing of Houston’s GreenStreet Mixed-Use Development

HOUSTON — JLL has arranged a $140 million loan for the refinancing of GreenStreet, a 617,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Houston’s Central Business District. GreenStreet spans four contiguous city blocks and features office, retail, restaurant and entertainment uses, as well as central open-air green space. Colby Mueck, Matthew Putterman and Laura Sellingsloh of JLL arranged the funds through Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies on behalf of the borrowers, Lionstone Investments …

Trez Forman Capital Provides $26.7M Loan for Land Acquisition, Phase I of Exchange at Gwinnett Project in Metro Atlanta

BUFORD, GA. — Trez Forman Capital has provided a $26.7 million loan to Fuqua Development for the acquisition of 67.5 acres in Buford to develop The Exchange at Gwinnett, a planned $350 million mixed-use development in metro Atlanta. Phase I will include 56,000 square feet of retail space that will feature already-committed tenants such as Starbucks, Chipotle and City Barbecue. The property is located at 2925 Buford Drive, next to the Mall of Georgia. At the same time as the land sale, Fuqua …

Hines to Redevelop Portion of Conagra’s Omaha Campus into Mixed-Use Project

OMAHA, NEB. — Hines has unveiled plans to redevelop a portion of Conagra Brands’ existing Omaha campus into a mixed-use project known as The Mercantile. When fully developed, the project will encompass more than 20 acres and offer a mix of residential, commercial and green space. The development will overlook the Heartland of America Park lake. Hines will redevelop the northwest portion of the Conagra campus. Conagra’s nearly 1,300 employees in Omaha will continue to occupy the three …

South Downtown Atlanta is on Fire (Again) with $10B in New Developments

In 1864, General William T. Sherman burned Atlanta to the ground, including the area around the Zero Mile Post marking the terminus of the Western & Atlantic Railroad. Now, 155 years later, South Downtown is on fire again but this time, it is as one of the hottest development submarkets in the Southeast. With the still-active downtown rail yards at its center, more than $10 billion in new development is either completed, under construction or in the planning stages. This “Downtown Ring …

Trez Forman Provides $115M Construction Loan for Camperdown Square Mixed-Use Project in Downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Trez Forman has provided a $115 million construction loan for Camperdown Square, a mixed-use development that is 40 percent built in downtown Greenville. The borrower, Centennial American Partners, is developing Camperdown Square, which is situated on 3 acres adjacent to the Greenville News building at the intersection of South Main and Broad streets. The developers broke ground on Phase II in January on Falls Tower office building within Camperdown Square. In May, …

Why Invest in Grand Rapids: Lifestyle, Job Market and Affordability

While most national investors and developers focus on larger Sun Belt and coastal markets such as Austin, Atlanta, Nashville and Phoenix, Time Equities has had great success investing in Grand Rapids and continues to believe strongly in the future potential of the area. As an opportunistic company, we often go where others do not, looking for markets and assets with strong risk-adjusted returns. Grand Rapids provides such an opportunity. The small city has been ascendant for the past decade …

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