Barings Provides $10.9M Fannie Mae Refinance Loan for New Apartment Complex in Downtown Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Barings Multifamily Capital has provided a $10.9 million Fannie Mae refinancing loan for Flats on 4th, an 86-unit mid-rise apartment complex in downtown Birmingham that was built in 2017. The 10-year term loan comes with a 30-year amortization schedule and three years of interest-only payments. The complex is 97.7 percent occupied. The borrower was not

Target-Owned Shipt to Anchor 30-Story Tower in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Shipt, a same-day delivery marketplace based in Birmingham that was purchased by Target Corp. in December 2017, will become the anchor tenant of Shipt Tower, currently known as Wells Fargo Tower. The 30-story, 514,893-square-foot building is located at 420 20th St. North in Birmingham’s central business district. According to local media outlets, Shipt signed a 60,000-square-foot lease with building owner Hertz Investment Group, and Philip Currie of J.H. Berry Commercial …

Publix to Acquire Two Western Market Locations Near Birmingham

MOUTAIN BROOK AND VESTAVIA HILLS, ALA. — Publix Super Markets will acquire two Western Supermarket locations in Alabama as the grocer expands its Birmingham footprint. The location in Vestavia Hills, about nine miles south of downtown Birmingham, will open as a Publix grocery store. The location in Mountain Brook, four miles south of downtown Birmingham, will open as a GreenWise Market. GreenWise Market is a specialty, natural and organic store featuring a variety of house-prepared meals and …

Bridge Investment Group Acquires Somerby Living Services, Including Nine Seniors Housing Communities

NEW YORK CITY AND BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — An affiliate of Bridge Investment Group has purchased Somerby Senior Living Services, a seniors housing operator based in Birmingham. The seniors housing firm is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Partners, a Birmingham-based real estate developer. The sales price was not disclosed. The acquisition includes a nine-property portfolio of seniors housing assets located in prime markets in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. The …

Berkadia Arranges $56M Sale of Multifamily Community in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Berkadia has arranged the $56 million sale of Wildwood Crossings Apartments, a 520-unit multifamily complex in Birmingham. The buyer, New York City-based White Eagle Property Group LLC, will renovate the interiors of the units as well as update amenities community-wide. David Oakley, David Wilson, Caleb Frizzell and Abe Maddox of Berkadia represented the undisclosed seller in the

Leidos Signs 61,358 SF Office Lease in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — Leidos Inc., a defense, aviation and biomedical research company, has signed a 61,358-square-foot lease at 915 Explorer Blvd. in Huntsville. The company occupies multiple locations in the city but plans to consolidate much of its operations to the single-story flex building. The property is located within Cummings Research Park, the second-largest research park in the United States, trailing only Research Triangle Park in Raleigh. Carter Burwell of JLL’s Birmingham …

Easterly Government Acquires 83,676 SF Civic Building in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Easterly Government Properties Inc., a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties leased to the U.S. government, has acquired the 83,676-square foot U.S. Department of the Treasury facility in Birmingham. Known as TREAS-Birmingham, the property is a three-story, Class A build-to-suit facility that was constructed in 2014. The building is 100 percent leased to the Treasury on an initial 15-year, …

Hampton Inn & Suites Opens $15.5M Prototype Hotel in Metro Mobile

SARALAND, ALA. — Hampton Inn & Suites has opened a new 100-room, $15.5 million hotel in Saraland. Located about 12 miles north of Mobile, the hotel is Hampton’s first new prototype in a decade. Guestrooms have been redesigned to feature larger windows and bathrooms with improved lighting, décor and bath fixtures. Other amenities include 900 square feet of meeting space, a board room, complimentary breakfast, pool, fitness center and a business center. The business employs more than 18 …

Mag Mile Capital Arranges $2M Loan for Alabama Retail Property

HUNSTVILLE, ALA. — Mag Mile Capital has arranged financing for a single-tenant retail property in Huntsville. Rob Bernstein originated the $2 million, 10-year loan. The specific location of the property, its tenant and the lender were not disclosed. The borrower is an entity controlled by Ari Benmosche and Randall Briskin that owns a portfolio of assets in the Midwest and

VCP City Center Acquires 691,777 SF Office Building in Downtown Birmingham for $31M

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — VCP City Center, which is managed by Varden Capital Properties and Tellus Multifamily, has acquired City Center, a 691,777-square-foot, vacant office building in downtown Birmingham. Cushman & Wakefield represented the undisclosed seller in the $31 million