Atlanta’s Disciplined Retail Market Ready to Face Headwinds from REITs, Amazon

A decade ago, the Atlanta retail market was a house of cards. It was clear to see this if you were in the industry at the time, and possibly even if you weren’t. Based on the intense overbuilding that had taken place, it wouldn’t have taken a worldwide economic meltdown to wreck it, though that didn’t help. Literally hundreds of unanchored retail centers had cropped up all over suburbia, fitting directly into everything that people consider to be negative about shopping centers. The..

November 20, 2017

JLL Negotiates $32.3M Sale of La Paz Plaza in Mission Viejo, California

MISSION VIEJO, CALIF. — JLL has brokered the sale of La Paz Plaza, a retail and medical office campus located in Mission Viejo in South Orange County. Combined Investments acquired the property from Newport Beach, Calif.-based Flinn West for $32.3 million. At the time of sale, the 51,766-square-foot property was 96 percent occupied. Matt Berres and G. Ryan Smith of JLL Capital Markets represented the seller.

November 17, 2017

CBC Advisors Arranges $6.9M Sale of Rite Aid-Leased Property in San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO, CALIF. — Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors has arranged the $6.9 million sale of a 17,272-square-foot building leased to Rite Aid in San Jacinto. John Archibald and Guillermo Olaiz of CBC Advisors arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, and Ernie Farhat of Sanjo Investments represented the buyer. Other terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The single-tenant, net-leased pad anchors Mountain View Plaza, which is home to 7-Eleven, Denny’s and Panda Express.

November 17, 2017

Bass Pro Shops to Anchor 800,000 SF Retail Development in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — Bass Pro Shops has unveiled plans to open a 100,000-square-foot location at Bakersfield Gateway, a planned retail development in Bakersfield. Upon completion, the project, developed by Woodmont Co., will feature 800,000-square-feet of retail and will include a central gathering area for lifestyle events and programming. The new Bass Pro Shops will be the retailer’s fifth location in California. A construction timeline was not released.

November 17, 2017

Sears Opens Concept Store in Honolulu

HONOLULU — Sears has opened a new store dedicated to appliances and mattresses in Honolulu. The unique retail concept focuses on two of Sears's strongest categories, appliances and mattresses. The new store builds on the success of the first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store located in Pharr, Texas, which has been open since June 2017, as well as the Sears Appliances store, which opened in Ft. Collins, Colo., in 2016. Located at Ala Moana Center, the 16,200-square-foot Sears..

November 17, 2017

Tritec Real Estate Receives Economic Package for $538M Transit-Oriented Project in Ronkonkoma, New York

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — The Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has closed on a package of economic benefits for the first phase of Tritec Real Estate Co.’s planned Ronkonkoma hub transit-oriented development project, which is expected to break ground soon. The package was approved unanimously in 2014, but did not close until recently due to the timing of required approvals, including sewer connections, and the acquisition by East Setauket, N.Y.-based Tritec and its partner of..

November 17, 2017

RD Management Sells 118,863 SF Retail Center in Latham, New York

LATHAM, N.Y. — RD Management has completed the disposition of a retail center, situated on 12 acres in Latham. The Lia family acquired the 118,863-square-foot property for an undisclosed price. Formerly anchored by Kmart, the property consists of an unoccupied 96,805-square-foot big-box space, more than 800 parking spaces, an available out lot and a 22,058-square-foot Vent Fitness. RD Management owns 26 properties in New York and more than 150 properties in its national portfolio.

November 17, 2017

STRIVE Brokers Sale of 187,767 SF Retail Center in Frisco

FRISCO, TEXAS — STRIVE has brokered the sale of Shops at Stonebriar, a 187,767-square-foot retail center located at the corner of Preston Road and Gaylord Parkway in the Dallas metro of Frisco. Situated adjacent to Stonebriar Centre Mall, the Class A center was 98 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants such as Toys “R” Us, Casual Male XL, Patel Bros. and Fuddruckers. Jason Vitorino and Jennifer Pierson of STRIVE represented the seller, a California-based partnership. A Texas-based..

November 17, 2017

HFF Secures $61.5M in Construction Financing for Mixed-Use Development in Queens

NEW YORK CITY — HFF has arranged $61.5 million in construction financing for the development of Roosevelt Parc, a 15-story transit-oriented mixed-use development located at 71-17 Roosevelt Ave. in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens. Steven Klein and Geoff Goldstein of HFF secured the floating-rate construction loan through Principal Global Investors for the borrower, an affiliate of Werber Real Estate. Being developed by Werber Real Estate and Socius Development Group, the property..

November 17, 2017

KeyPoint Partners Brings Target to Vermont in South Burlington

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT. — KeyPoint Partners has negotiated a lease with Target Corp. to open a location at University Mall (UMall) in South Burlington. The new Target store will occupy the 60,000-square-foot anchor space, which is currently occupied by The Bon-Ton. Construction for the new Target is slated to begin in February with the opening planned for October. Located on Dorset Street, UMall features more than 610,000 square feet of retail space. Current retailers and restaurants include..

November 16, 2017