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Trinity Investments, Elliott Management Acquire Grande Lakes Orlando Resort for $900M

ORLANDO, FLA. — A joint venture between funds managed by Trinity Real Estate Investments LLC and Elliott Management Corp. has acquired the Grande Lakes Orlando Resort. Blackstone Group sold the property for $900 million, according to local media reports. The 409-acre development includes two hotels, a 582-room Ritz-Carlton and a 998-room JW Marriott. The resort also features an 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman, an Australian professional golfer and entrepreneur. The Grande …

Three Developers to Build 617,046 SF Spec Distribution Center in Central Florida

OCALA, FLA. — Red Rock Developments, Westport Capital Partners LLC and Wharton Industrial will build Florida Crossroads Logistics Center, a 617,046-square-foot speculative distribution center in Ocala. The 46-acre site is located about 35 miles south of Gainesville, and is situated approximately one hour from Tampa and Orlando, two hours from Jacksonville and four hours from Miami, allowing the facility to potentially service 14 million people with same-day deliveries. Deborah Mickler and …

Praedium Group Acquires Apartment Community in Jacksonville for $46.7M

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — The Praedium Group has purchased The Point at Town Center, an apartment community in Jacksonville comprising eight three-story buildings offering one- and two-bedroom floor plans. The Praedium Group bought the property from Block One Ventures for $46.7 million, according to Jacksonville Business Journal. Block One delivered the property earlier this year. Amenities at The Point include a dog park with wash station, yoga lawn, pool and package

Allen Morris, Ustler Development Receive $66M Construction Loan for Apartment Complex in Downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, FLA. — The Allen Morris Co. and Ustler Development Inc. have secured a $66 million construction loan for the Creative Village Parcel M Apartments in downtown Orlando, a $108 million development. Financing was provided by SunTrust Bank and Santander Bank. Affiliates of the developers provided equity, and Walker & Dunlop arranged an additional equity partner. The community is set to consist of a Class A, 14-story, 409-unit building across the street from the University of Central …

PREP Property Group Purchases 460,565 SF Shopping Center in Central Florida

DAVENPORT, FLA. — PREP Property Group Inc. (PREP) has purchased Posner Commons, a 460,565-square-foot shopping center in Davenport, seven miles south of Disney World’s main entrance. Built in 2008, Posner Commons is home to national tenants such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ross Dress for Less, JC Penney, Best Buy, PetSmart, Michaels and Cinepolis Theatre. The sales price and seller were

Rainier Realty Buys 315,000 SF Power Retail Center in Central Florida

OLDSMAR, FLA. — Dallas-based Rainier Realty Investments LP has acquired Woodlands Square, a 315,000-square-foot power retail center in Oldsmar. The shopping center was 96 percent leased at the time of the sale to tenants such as Marshalls, PetSmart, Ulta Beauty, Dollar Tree, Beall’s, Earth Fare and AMC Theatres. Mark Gilbert, Adam Feinstein and Mitchell Halpern of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, RAM Realty Advisors, in the transaction. Dallas-based Metropolitan Capital …

Miller Construction Delivers Office, Manufacturing Facility for CGI Windows and Doors in South Florida

HIALEAH, FLA. — Miller Construction has delivered CGI Doors and Windows’ office and manufacturing facility in Hialeah’s Countyline Corporate Park. CGI Windows and Doors moved into the new 325,000-square-foot building at 3780 W. 104th St. from a smaller location in nearby Miami. Flagler Global Logistics was the developer and Ware Malcomb designed the facility. Ware Malcomb offers integrated design services including architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering and branding to …

Thorofare Capital Provides $17M Loan to Refinance Historic Hotel in Downtown Miami

MIAMI — Thorofare Capital has provided a $17 million loan to Langford Partners LLC to help stabilize The Langford Hotel, a building constructed in 1926 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. It was originally a bank and has housed several banks, an insurance company and other commercial entities over the years. Langford Partners, an affiliate of Stambul USA, purchased the building in 2013, and in 2016, opened it as a 126-room boutique hotel. Thorofare provided the …

Passco Acquires New Apartment Complex in Destin for $63.3M

DESTIN, FLA. — Passco Cos. has acquired a 288-unit apartment community in Destin for $63.3 million. Irvine, Calif.-based Passco bought Sea Glass from Atlanta-based Catalyst Development Partners. The apartment complex features one- , two- and three-bedroom floor plans, and its amenities include a swimming pool, fitness studio, clubroom, breakfast bar, indoor/outdoor bar area, package concierge and a business center. Sea Glass was built in 2017 and is directly across from Henderson Beach State …

Best Buy, Ryder Sign Leases at Industrial Park in South Florida

PEMBROKE PARK, FLA. — Best Buy has leased 27,256 square feet of industrial space and Ryder has renewed its lease for 70,861 square feet at Seneca Industrial Park in Pembroke Park. The combined 98,117 square feet brings the 885,000-square-foot industrial park to full capacity. Thomas Kresse, Ben Eisenberg, Walter Byrd and Carlos Gaviria of Transwestern represented the landlord, TH Real Estate, the investment arm of TIAA. Craig Fetherston of The Shopping Center Group represented Best Buy, a …

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