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MBA: Multifamily Lending Up 8 Percent in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Multifamily lending was up 8 percent year-over-year in 2016, with 2,822 different multifamily lenders providing a total of $269.2 billion in financing for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). It was another record year for U.S. multifamily lending, according to Jamie Woodwell, MBA's vice president of Commercial Real Estate Research. Woodwell says that momentum is still strong in 2017, but this..

October 20, 2017

M&C Properties Acquires New Multifamily Community in Orlando for $56.5M

ORLANDO, FLA. — Salt Lake City-based M&C Properties has purchased Alta at Eastmar Commons, a newly constructed, 312-unit apartment community located at 10038 Vista Laguna Drive in Orlando, for $56.5 million. Shelton Granade, Luke Wickham and Justin Basquill of CBRE represented the seller, Wood Partners, in the transaction. Constructed this year, Alta at Eastmar Commons features a tech lounge with a coffee bar, sports lounge with billiards room, conference room, fitness center, cycle room,..

October 20, 2017

Ackerman & Co. Sells 334,675 SF Office Park in South Atlanta for $22M

ATLANTA — Ackerman & Co. has sold nine buildings within Phoenix Office Park in South Atlanta for $22 million. Stewart Calhoun, Samir Idris and David Meline of Cushman & Wakefield represented Ackerman & Co. in the transaction. WePartner, an Atlanta-based firm, purchased the assets, which total 334,675 square feet. The properties included in the portfolio were Two Crown Center, located at 1745 Phoenix Blvd.; four buildings located at 1800 Phoenix Blvd.; South Pointe located at 1691..

October 20, 2017

Columbia Development to Deliver 326,850 SF Grocery-Anchored Center in North Carolina

NEW BERN, N.C. — Columbia Development has unveiled plans to develop New Bern Marketplace, a 326,850-square-foot grocery-anchored shopping center located on Highway 17 and Glenburnie Road in New Bern near North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. A 100,000-square-foot Harris Teeter, which will include a fuel station and drive-thru pharmacy, will anchor the property. The center will also be home to Academy Sports + Outdoors, Hobby Lobby, West Marine, Ross Dress for Less, Ulta Beauty, Pet Supermarket,..

October 20, 2017

Pollack Shores to Break Ground on 200-Unit Apartment Community in Metro Atlanta

KENNESAW, GA. — Pollack Shores will break ground this month on The Barrett, a 200-unit multifamily community in Kennesaw, roughly 30 miles northwest of Atlanta. The 192,000-square-foot property will include one- to three-bedroom units ranging in size from 700 to more than 1,600 square feet. Apartment units will features granite countertops, shaker-style cabinets, stainless steel appliances and vinyl plank flooring. Community amenities will include a resort-style pool, courtyard, fitness..

October 20, 2017

Local Brewery to Open at Planned Mixed-Use Development in Metro Atlanta

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA. — RocaPoint Partners and The Georgetown Co. have unveiled plans to open Cherry Street Brewing at Halcyon, a 150-acre mixed-use project under development in south Forsyth County. The Cumming, Ga.-based brewery will open an 8,000-square-foot brewpub and beer garden in the center of Halcyon’s restaurant village. The brewpub will have a seasonal food menu and 16 Cherry Street beers on tap, as well as a new Halcyon-specific brew. The beer garden will feature communal tables,..

October 19, 2017

CBRE | Raleigh Arranges $38.9M Sale of Five-Building Office Portfolio in Metro Raleigh

RALEIGH AND CARY, N.C. — CBRE | Raleigh has arranged the sale of a five-building office portfolio in metro Raleigh. Ben Kilgore, Jim McMillan, Elliott Brewer and Leslie Holmes of CBRE | Raleigh arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, Highwoods Properties Inc. Alder Kawa Real Estate Advisors (AKREA) acquired the assets for a combined $38.9 million, according to the Triangle Business Journal. The portfolio includes Situs Office Park, a three-building office park totaling 156,665..

October 19, 2017

Brookwood Sells Four-Building Office Portfolio in Orlando for $16.7M

ORLANDO, FLA. — Brookwood Financial Partners LLC has sold Lakefront I & II, a four-building, 192,654-square-foot office complex in Orlando, for $16.7 million. Mark Busekus of HFF represented Brookwood in the transaction. The buyer was not disclosed. Brookwood originally acquired the asset in 2012 for $11.3 million and invested in capital improvements, including upgraded landscaping, enhanced exterior lighting, improved signage and construction of an additional surface lot. At the time of..

October 19, 2017

Atlantic | Pacific Acquires 269-Unit Multifamily Community Near Atlanta Airport

HAPEVILLE, GA. — Atlantic | Pacific Cos. (A|P) has acquired The Atlantic Aerotropolis, a 269-unit multifamily community in Hapeville, two miles north of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Atlantic Aerotropolis features a saltwater swimming pool, fitness center, grill and picnic areas, gaming room with billiards and shuffleboard, a business center, conference room and a rooftop deck. A|P will invest in capital..

October 19, 2017

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $9.2M Sale of Office Building in South Florida

PALM BEACH, FLA. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $9.2 million sale of 231 Royal Palm Way, an 11,576-square-foot, freestanding office building on Palm Beach’s Banker’s Row. Michael Osiecki and Mark Pateman of Cushman & Wakefield arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, 231 Royal Palm Way LLC. Primary Properties Inc., a subsidiary of Procaccianti Properties, acquired the asset. Constructed in 1973, 231 Royal Palm Way features 29 on-site, covered parking spaces and..

October 19, 2017