BPG Acquires 238-Room Hilton-Branded Hotel in Melbourne, Florida

MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) has acquired Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, a newly renovated, 238-room hotel in Melbourne. Other terms of the deal were not disclosed. The hotel, located one mile from Melbourne International Airport, recently underwent a $5 million upgrade. Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place features more than 12,000 square feet of function space, a business center, meeting rooms, fitness center, pool, tennis court and a basketball court. Washington, D.C.-based..

January 11, 2018

Validus Receives $117.5M Line of Credit from SunTrust to Acquire Three Seniors Housing Assets in Southeast

TAMPA, FLA. — Tampa-based Validus Senior Living has closed a $117.5 million syndicated revolving line of credit with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey for the acquisition of three seniors housing communities located in Louisiana, Florida and Georgia. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, a division of SunTrust Banks Inc. that provides investment banking services including mergers and acquisitions and private equity financing, served as the lead arranger and bookrunner for the deal, while SunTrust Bank acted..

January 10, 2018

Lantower Residential Purchases Multifamily Community in Tampa Bay Area for $94M

BRANDON, FLA. — Dallas-based Lantower Residential has acquired Lantower Brandon Crossroads, a 450-unit apartment community in Brandon, for $94 million. Constructed in 2016, the community is located at 10440 Sanderling Shores Drive, roughly 12 miles east of downtown Tampa. Bainbridge Cos. developed and sold the property. Lantower Brandon Crossroads offers a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units with attached garages. Community amenities include two fitness centers, two resort-style pools..

January 10, 2018

IPA Brokers $32.5M Sale of 41-Building Industrial Portfolio in South Florida

WEST HIALEAH, FLA. — Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap, has arranged the $32.5 million sale of West Hialeah Industrial Portfolio, a 376,016-square-foot industrial warehouse portfolio in West Hialeah, located roughly 11 miles northwest of Miami. The portfolio comprises 41 freestanding, multi-tenant buildings arranged in two separate clusters: one west of the Red Road corridor and north of the Hialeah Expressway and the other west of West 16th Avenue..

January 10, 2018

Starwood Property Trust to Acquire Affordable Housing Portfolio in Florida for $600M

GREENWICH, CONN. — Starwood Property Trust Inc., an affiliate of Greenwich-based Starwood Capital Group, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 28-property affordable housing portfolio located throughout Florida for approximately $600 million. The portfolio includes 6,185 units predominately located in Orlando, with smaller concentrations in West Palm Beach, Tampa and Miami. At the time of sale, the portfolio was 99 percent occupied. The transaction is expected to close in phases due..

January 8, 2018

Fifth Third Bank Provides $43M Construction Loan for Retail Portion, Parking Garage at Miami Worldcenter

MIAMI — Fifth Third Bank has provided a $43 million construction loan for the construction of 53,000 square feet of retail space and a 1,100-space parking garage at Miami Worldcenter, a 27-acre mixed-use project in downtown Miami. Miami Worldcenter Associates and CIM GROUP are developing the project, which at full build-out will feature 360,000 square feet of retail space, apartments buildings, a 600,000-square-foot office building, 1,700-room Marriott Marquis hotel and 350,000 square feet..

January 5, 2018

Ready Capital Arranges $20.4M in Loans for Industrial, Mixed-Use Properties in Maryland, Florida

HALETHORPE, MD. AND MIAMI — Ready Capital Structured Finance has arranged two loans totaling $20.4 million for an industrial property in Halethorpe and a mixed-use property in Miami. Ready Capital arranged a $14 million, three-year loan for the acquisition, renovation and stabilization of a 313,000-square-foot industrial property in Halethorpe, a city roughly seven miles south of Baltimore. The borrower plans to upgrade the property with full interior unit renovations, exterior renovations..

January 5, 2018

Canyon Provides $102.3M Bridge Loan for Multifamily Property in Miami

MIAMI — Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC has provided a $102.3 million senior bridge loan for the recapitalization of Shorecrest Club, a 467-unit, waterfront apartment community in Miami. Canyon arranged the transaction on behalf of the borrower, Upper East Side Miami LLC, an affiliate of ECI Group, an Atlanta-based real estate development, brokerage and management company. The property is located roughly 10 miles from Miami International Airport and eight miles north of Miami’s Brickell..

January 4, 2018

Cousins Properties Sells Three-Building Office Portfolio in Orlando for $208.1M

ORLANDO, FLA. — Atlanta-based Cousins Properties has sold a three-building, 1 million-square-foot office portfolio in Orlando for $208.1 million. The portfolio includes Bank of America Center, Citrus Center and One Orlando Centre. The seller was not disclosed, but The Real Deal reports San Diego-based Southwest Value Partners acquired the assets in a single transaction. In addition to the portfolio, Cousins Properties recently sold its 20 percent interest in Courvoisier Center, a..

January 3, 2018

Cushman & Wakefield Brokers $40.4M Sale of Industrial Park in Tampa

TAMPA, FLA. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $40.4 million sale of Tri-County Business Park, a 676,735-square-foot industrial park located at 13300 McCormick Drive in Tampa. Rick Brugge, Mike Davis and Michael Lerner of Cushman & Wakefield arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, True North Management Group. A joint venture between Birtcher Anderson and JCR Capital acquired the asset. Tri-County Business Park includes 20 buildings constructed between 1980 and 1988. The..

January 3, 2018