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Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $134.3M Sale of Multifamily Portfolio in Mobile

MOBILE, ALA. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $134.3 million sale of a five-property multifamily portfolio located in Mobile. Jimmy Adams and Craig Hey of Cushman & Wakefield brokered the transaction on behalf of the seller, Massachusetts-based Colony Hills Capital. Post Road Group and Spruce Capital Partners acquired the properties. The portfolio totals more than 2,000 units and includes Crossings at Pinebrook, The Pathways, Sandpiper, Windsor Place and Yester Oaks. The assets …

Burton Property Group to Break Ground on New Headquarters for Aircraft Engine Manufacturer in Mobile

MOBILE, ALA. — Burton Property Group (BPG) will soon break ground on a new corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility for Continental Motors Group at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, an industrial complex and airport in Mobile. The facility will consolidate the aircraft engine manufacturer’s operations from 11 buildings situated on 45 acres to two buildings on approximately 20 acres. The buildings will total 275,000 square feet, with the majority being dedicated to aircraft engine …

Transcontinental Realty Investors Acquires 200-Unit Multifamily Community on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

GULF SHORES, ALA. — Transcontinental Realty Investors Inc., along with its wholly owned subsidiary, Abode Properties, has acquired the Villas at Bon Secour, a 200-unit apartment community in Gulf Shores, a city on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. The Dallas-based real estate investment firm secured a Freddie Mac loan for the acquisition. The name of the seller and sales price were not disclosed. The community includes a mix of one- and two-bedroom units ranging from 648 to 990 square feet. Community …

Cushman & Wakefield Brokers $39M Sale of Three-Property Multifamily Portfolio in Mobile

MOBILE, ALA. — Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the $39 million sale of a three-property multifamily portfolio located in Mobile. Entities managed by StoneRiver Co. acquired the properties, which include Huntleigh Woods, Southern Oaks and Ashford Place. Jimmy Adams and Craig Hey of Cushman & Wakefield arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, PEM Real Estate Group. The properties, constructed between 1975 and 1983, total 625 units. Community amenities across the portfolio …

Monmouth Purchases Amazon-Leased Industrial Building Near Mobile for $33.7M

THEODORE, ALA. — Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. has acquired a newly constructed industrial building located at 6735 Trippel Road in Theodore, roughly 15 miles southwest of Mobile, for $33.7 million. The 362,942-square-foot facility, which opened in the second half of 2017, is net-leased to Amazon Fulfillment Service Inc. for 11 years. Johnson Development Associates Inc. developed the facility in partnership with Amazon. The property is situated on 31.3 acres, roughly 14 miles from the …

Amazon to Build First Fulfillment Center in Alabama, Bringing 1,500 Jobs to Bessemer

BESSEMER, ALA. — Amazon has announced plans for its first fulfillment center in Alabama. The Seattle-based e-commerce company will operate an 855,000-square-foot facility located in Bessemer, roughly 16 miles southwest of Birmingham. The development cost was not disclosed, but local media outlets report that the facility represents a $325 million investment. Amazon, which currently operates a sortation center in Mobile, expects to bring 1,500 jobs to the new facility, which will utilize …

Eyzenberg & Co. Arranges $14.4M Acquisition Loan for Two Apartment Assets in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — Eyzenberg & Co. has arranged a $14.4 million bridge loan for the acquisition of two neighboring apartment communities in Huntsville: Hillside Village and Twickenham Village. David Eyzenberg, Jeff Conti and Diana Davidson of Eyzenberg arranged the loan through SunTrust Bank on behalf of the borrower, a partnership between Blue Magma Residential LLC and Auerbach Opportunity Fund I LP. The loan was used to fund a portion of the acquisition and subsequent renovation of the …

Capital One Provides $37M in Agency Financing for Two Apartment Properties in Alabama

PHENIX CITY AND MOBILE, ALA. — Capital One Multifamily Finance has provided a combined $37 million in agency loans for the acquisition of two multifamily communities in Alabama. In Phenix City, Capital One provided a $26.5 million Fannie Mae loan on behalf of EBSCO Income Properties for the acquisition of The Grand Reserve at Phenix City. The 12-year, fixed-rate loan features eight years of interest-only payments and a 30-year amortization schedule. Developed in 2010, The Grand Reserve at …

RCP Signs Three Restaurant Concepts to Join $350M MidCity Project in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — RCP Cos. has signed three restaurant concepts to join the tenant lineup at MidCity, a $350 million mixed-use development under construction in Huntsville. Two celebrity-driven dining concepts — Wahlburgers and Rascal Flatts — will open first-to-market locations at the project. Wahlburgers, owned by reality TV and movie star brothers Mark, Donnie and chef Paul Wahlberg, will open a 4,000-square-foot location at the development. The location will be Wahlburgers’ second …

Fairfield Arranges $15.8M Sale of New Medical Office Building Near Birmingham

PELL CITY, ALA. — Fairfield Asset Advisors has arranged the $15.8 million sale of a 50,400-square-foot medical office building located at 74 Plaza Drive in Pell City, roughly 24 miles east of Birmingham. Northside Medical — a Birmingham-based specialty practice — anchors the building, which was constructed in 2017. An undisclosed borrower acquired the asset from the developers, a physician