Easton Group Buys New Distribution Center in Metro Miami for $21.8M

MEDLEY, FLA. — An affiliate of The Easton Group has purchased a newly built, 182,000-square-foot distribution center in Miami’s Medley submarket for $21.8 million. The affiliate, EWE Airport North Logistics Center LLC, purchased the asset from the developer, Ridge Development, in an all-cash transaction. The Easton Group is handling leasing and management for the property, which is situated on 10 acres at the corner of 87th Avenue and 90th Street, about six miles north of Miami..

May 26, 2017

Avesta Acquires Two Apartment Communities in Metro Orlando for $32M

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLA. — Avesta has purchased two apartment communities in Altamonte Springs, about 11 miles north of Orlando, for a combined $32 million. Avesta has rebranded and operationally merged the two assets, known as Altamonte Villas and Palms at Altamonte, as East Pointe at Altamonte. Totaling 354 units, East Pointe at Altamonte features a mix of one- and two-bedroom apartments and townhomes. Community amenities include two swimming pools, a fitness center, sports court, dog park,..

May 25, 2017

Allen Morris Co. Opens $73M Apartment Community in Tampa Bay Area

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — The Allen Morris Co. has opened The Hermitage Apartment Homes, a $73 million multifamily community located at 151 7th St. in downtown St. Petersburg. The Tampa Bay-area property features 348 studio apartments, as well as one- and two-bedroom units. The community also displays artwork in the lobby in homage to its namesake, the Hermitage Art Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Community amenities include a rooftop pool and spa, outdoor grilling area, fitness center, pet..

May 24, 2017

Hines to Develop 600,000 SF Mixed-Use Tower in Downtown Miami

MIAMI — Hines is set to break ground on 110 10th Street, a 45-story, 600,000-square-foot mixed-use tower located within Miami Worldcenter, a 27-acre development in downtown Miami. The tower will be the first Class A office building of scale constructed in Miami’s Central Business District in eight years, and will offer a mix of office space and retail. The project is located directly adjacent to Miami Worldcenter’s 360,000-square-foot retail promenade. “More companies are moving..

May 23, 2017

Goldman Sachs Provides $54.3M Loan for Two Apartment Communities in Tampa Bay Area

BRADENTON AND ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Goldman Sachs has provided $54.3 million in financing for two apartment communities in the Tampa Bay area. The properties include the 281-unit Fountain Lakes Apartments located at 5620 Fountain Lake Circle in Bradenton and the 276-unit Sienna Bay Apartments located at 10501 3rd St. in St. Petersburg. Mona Carlton, Elliott Throne and Matthew Sand of HFF arranged the two 10-year, fixed-rate loans through Goldman Sachs. The borrower, Beachwold Residential,..

May 19, 2017

Passco Acquires Apartment Community in Florida’s Space Coast for $53.5M

WEST MELBOURNE, FLA. — Passco Cos. has purchased The Haven at West Melbourne, a 336-unit apartment community located at 4550 Explorer Drive in West Melbourne, part of Florida’s “Space Coast” in Brevard County along the Atlantic Ocean. Community amenities include a resort-style pool and sundeck, business center, sand volleyball court, children’s play park and a yoga center. The property was 95 percent occupied at the time of sale. Jay Ballard and Ken Delvillar of Cushman &..

May 19, 2017

DRA Advisors Sells Office Portfolio in Metro Orlando to Brookdale Group for $130M

LAKE MARY, FLA. — A fund advised by DRA Advisors LLC has sold Colonial Center at TownPark, a four-building, 662,320-square-foot office portfolio located at 100, 200, 300 and 600 Colonial Center Parkway in Lake Mary. An affiliate of Atlanta-based Brookdale Group purchased the metro Orlando complex. The sales price was undisclosed, but the South Florida Business Journal reports the portfolio sold for over $130 million. Mike Davis, Michael Lerner and Rick Brugge of Cushman & Wakefield..

May 18, 2017

Cleveland Clinic, Rendina Break Ground on $32M Medical Office Building in Broward County

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. — A joint venture between Cleveland Clinic and Rendina Healthcare Real Estate has broken ground on Family Health Center, a $32 million medical office building located at the intersection of University Drive and Sawgrass Expressway in Coral Springs, a town in South Florida’s Broward County. Situated on 5.3 acres, the three-story property will span 72,000 square feet and feature clinical space, diagnostic imaging and an ambulatory surgery center. Cleveland Clinic will..

May 18, 2017

Whitman Family Development Wins Approval for $400M Enhancement Plan of Bal Harbour Shops

BAL HARBOUR, FLA. — Whitman Family Development has gained final approval from the Bal Harbour Village Council for the $400 million enhancement plan for Bal Harbour Shops, an upscale, 450,000-square-foot, open-air shopping center located in Bal Harbour, an incorporated village near Miami Beach. The plan has been revised multiple times over the past decade, according to the Miami Herald. Whitman Family Development will add 340,387 square feet of retail space at Bal Harbour Shops, nearly..

May 18, 2017

Franklin Street Brokers $22M Sale of Apartment Community in Orlando

ORLANDO, FLA. — Franklin Street has brokered the $22 million sale of 195 units at Grand Reserve at Kirkman Parke, a 390-unit multifamily community located at 3301 S. Kirkman Road in Orlando. The gated property is a “fractured” condominium community, with half of the units for-sale. Built in 2000 on 22 acres, the property features one- to four-bedroom layouts with resort-style amenities including a pool, clubhouse, heated spa, movie room, fitness center and a business center. ESG Equities..

May 17, 2017