REBusinessOnline

Providence Retail Presents Signs of a Strengthening Economy

The Rhode Island retail market has seen a considerable level of activity over the last year that presents promising signs of a strengthening economy and an improving property market. Generally speaking, each submarket has seen positive absorption of retail space, with the new concepts entering the market for the first time, as well as existing operators further expanding their footprints and market share. From street retail to lifestyle and big-box centers, each class has seen significant …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $6.2M Sale of Hanover Shopping Plaza in Massachusetts

HANOVER, MASS. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $6.2 million sale of the Hanover Shopping Plaza in Hanover. The 26,307-square-foot retail center is located at 1422 Washington St. and anchored by Town Fair Tire, Papa Gino's, D'Angelo and Pearle Vision. Evan Griffith and Tony Pepdjonovic of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, a limited liability company, in the transaction. The buyer was also a limited liability company. The buyer has plans to renovate the property, which …

Out of the Box Ventures Acquires 300,000 SF Shopping Center in Rhode Island

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Out of the Box Ventures, a subsidiary of Lionheart Capital, has acquired Walnut Hill Plaza in Woonsocket for an undisclosed price. The seller was undisclosed. The 300,000-square-foot shopping center is located at 1500 Diamond Hill Road and anchored by Aero Trampoline, Planet Fitness, and Walnut Hill Bowl. Other tenants include Olympia Sports, Weight Watchers, Payless Shoe Source, GameStop and T-Mobile. Walnut Hill Plaza is the first acquisition in Rhode Island for …

Kidder Mathews Arranges Sale of Four-Building Retail Property in California’s Central Valley

VISALIA, CALIF. — Kidder Mathews has brokered the sale of The Shops at Visalia Pavilion, located at 3833, 3837, 3927 and 4015 W. Caldwell Ave. in Visalia. Toor Capital purchased the four-building property for $8.7 million. At the time of sale, the 33,000-square-foot asset was 95 percent occupied by a variety of tenants, including Starbucks Coffee, T-Mobile and Papa Murphy's Pizza. Peter Beauchamp, Darren Tappen and Jenette Bennett of Kidder Mathews represented the seller, a New …

HFF Arranges $28.8M in Construction Financing for Wegmans-Anchored Project in Triangle

CARY, N.C. — HFF has arranged $28.8 million in preferred equity and construction financing for the development of the first phase of Twin Lakes Center, a 153,229-square-foot retail center in Cary. The first phase includes a four-building retail center that is 93 percent preleased and will be anchored by Wegmans, a Rochester, N.Y.-based grocer.Greg Nalbandian, Roger Edwards, Devlin Murphy and Andrew Zilenziger of HFF arranged $6.3 million in preferred equity through a life insurance company …

Skanska Acquires 94,000 SF Site in Metro D.C. for New Retail, Multifamily Development

TYSONS, VA. — Skanska USA has acquired a 94,000-square-foot site in Tysons for a new multifamily and retail development. Richard Siegel, Wendy Feldman Block and Bill Quinby of Savills Studley arranged the transaction on behalf of Skanska. The development company acquired the site within the mixed-use district of Scotts Run from master developer Cityline Partners. At full build-out, Scotts Run will span 8 million square feet and house offices, apartments, hotels, retail and restaurants. The …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $9.2M Sale of Shopping Center in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of Victory Square, a 38,234-square-foot retail center in Philadelphia. The property sold for $9.2 million. Derrick Dougherty, Scott Woodard and Mark Taylor of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, Post Brothers, and the out-of-market buyer, in the transaction. Victory Square is located at 4424 N. Broad St in North Philadelphia. The shopping center is fully leased and is anchored by an 18,500-square-foot Save-A-Lot grocery …

LPC West Buys 57,253 SF Mixed-Use Property Near San Diego for $27.5M

DEL MAR, CALIF. — LPC West has acquired Polo Plaza, a mixed-use property located at 3702 and 3790 Via De La Valle in Del Mar, approximately 20 miles north of San Diego. An undisclosed local seller sold the property for $27.5 million. At the time of sale, the two-building 57,253-square-foot property was 92 percent occupied. Ben Tashakorian and Bradley Peters of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, while LPC West represented itself in the transaction. LPC West plans to renovate …

Tech, Film Industries Help Atlanta Sustain Retail Growth Intown and in Suburbs

“How long will Atlanta’s retail boom last?” That is the multibillion-dollar question everyone in the market is asking themselves. Nobody knows for sure, although there are many valid reasons to think that Atlanta will sustain its growth through 2018 and beyond. The state of Georgia has placed a strong emphasis on drawing technology companies to the state, and Atlanta’s tech boom has catapulted the city to the front of the race for Amazon’s $5 billion HQ2 project. The city already …

Uber Capital Group Secures $24M Refinancing for Logan Valley Mall in Pennsylvania

ALTOONA, PA. — Uber Capital Group has secured a $24 million refinancing for Logan Valley Mall in Altoona. Joel J. Gorjian of Uber Capital represented the borrower, a private national commercial real estate investment group, in securing financing from a regional bank based in Pennsylvania. Terms of the loan included a 4.75 percent fixed rate and a 25-year amortization. The two-story, 785,000-square-foot mall is located at 5580 Goods Lane and currently has a roster of more than 80 tenants. …

Content Partners