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Hunt Real Estate Provides $17.9M Refinance Loan for Student Housing Portfolio Near University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Hunt Real Estate Capital has provided a $17.9 million loan to refinance a 12-building student housing portfolio in Tuscaloosa, home of the University of Alabama. The properties include the seven-building Preston Place (240 beds) and the one-building Alexandria (22 beds), Georgian (20 beds), St. Charles (48 beds), St. George (24 beds) and 317 Reed (eight beds). The Freddie Mac loan has a 10-year term with five years of interest-only payments and a 30-year amortization …

Colliers Brokers Sale of 376-Unit Apartment Community in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, ALA. — Colliers International has brokered the sale of Barrington Place at Somerset, a 376-unit apartment community in the Eastchase submarket of Montgomery. Amenities include two fitness centers, two swimming pools, a 16-seat movie theater, children’s play room, playground, car care center and a jogging trail. Will Mathews, Carter Brehm and Austin Weathington of Colliers represented both the buyer and seller — Core Pacific Advisors and Barrington Place LLC, respectively — …

Berkadia Arranges $16.8M Acquisition Loan for Apartment Complex in Hoover, Alabama

HOOVER, ALA. — Berkadia has arranged a $16.8 million acquisition loan on half of MAG Renaissance LLC for Renaissance Galleria, a 224-unit apartment complex in Hoover. Fannie Mae provided the 12-year, fixed-rate loan. Built in 1994, Renaissance Galleria offers one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans across 16 buildings. Amenities include a swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center and a business center. The property was 94 percent occupied at the time of the

Vie Management, Middle Eastern Investor Acquire 2,059-Bed Student Housing Portfolio in Six States for $134.6M

MIAMI— A joint venture between Miami-based Vie Management and a Middle Eastern asset manager have acquired a six-property student housing portfolio totaling 911 units and 2,059 beds. The purchase price was $134.6 million. The properties are located in six states and include: University Downs Apartments and Condos, a 222-unit property serving the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.University View, a 55-unit property serving Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, …

Stage Equity Partners Acquires 21,019 SF Medical Plaza in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Stage Equity has acquired Inverness Dental & Medical Plaza, a two-story, 21,019-square-foot medical building in Birmingham. The asset, which was delivered in 2001 and sits on 1.5 acres, was fully leased at the time of the sale. The property is located about nine miles from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Brian Higdon of Marcus & Millichap represented the buyer in the transaction. Alex Perez and Brett Chetek of Chetek Group represented the seller, …

Rubenstein Properties Sells 28 Industrial Properties for $197M

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. — Rubenstein Properties has sold 28 industrial properties totaling more than 5 million square feet across six states for $197 million. Bernards Township, N.J.-based Silverman Group acquired 27 buildings for $183 million. Properties are located in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Iowa, Indiana and Alabama. The portfolio was 95.8 percent leased at the time of the sale. Locations include: New Jersey 10 Park Place, Butler; 20-21 Wagaraw Road, Fair …

Arbor Realty Trust Provides $61.2M Bridge Loan for Office Tower in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Arbor Realty Trust Inc. has provided a $61.2 million bridge loan for AT&T City Center, a 30-story office building in Birmingham. Joseph Charneski of Arbor Realty Trust originated the loan for VCP City Center, which bought the building in November 2018 for $31 million. The borrower plans to use the funds to convert the 617,453-square-foot building into a mixed-use building, offering residential, retail and office space. The loan also covered acquisition costs for …

Castle Lanterra Sells Multifamily Property in Tuscaloosa for $20.7M

TUSCALOOSA, FLA. — Castle Lanterra Properties has sold Heights at Skyland, a 304-unit apartment property in Tuscaloosa, for $20.7 million to an undisclosed buyer. The property was developed in two phases in 1975 and 1991. The asset offers one- and two-bedroom floor plans and amenities such as a dog park, breakfast bar, coffee bar, picnic area, fitness center, swimming pool, playground, clubhouse, tennis court and a volleyball court. Heights at Skyland is situated about four miles south of …

Halpern Enterprises Signs Culver’s, Aldi at Shopping Center in Phenix City, Alabama

PHENIX CITY, ALA. — Halpern Enterprises has signed Culver’s and Aldi to join the tenant lineup at Phenix City Marketplace in Phenix City. Smyrna, Ga.-based Halpern Enterprises is designing the 18-acre site that sits adjacent to Chick-fil-A, Verizon Wireless, McDonald’s, Precision Auto Tune and Waffle House. The site is also across from a Walmart Supercenter and next to Encompass Health’s Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. Phenix City Marketplace is located along U.S. Highway 280 about …

Opus Group, McKinney Fund Break Ground on 17-Story Student Housing Community Near University of Alabama at Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — The Opus Group, in partnership with The McKinney Fund & Co., has broken ground on a 522-bed student housing community near the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The 17-story mixed-use development will offer floor plans ranging from studios to four-bedroom units. Shared amenities will include a fitness center, spa, study rooms and lounges, an outdoor amenity deck with fitness areas, fire pits, a coffee bar, club room, rooftop pool and grilling stations. Myefski …

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