Pollack Shores Buys 512-Unit Multifamily Asset in Broward County for $119.8M

MIRAMAR, FLA. — Pollack Shores Real Estate Group has acquired Solano at Miramar, a 512-unit apartment community in the South Florida city of Miramar. South Florida Business Journal reports the Atlanta-based firm acquired the asset from TPF Equity REIT for $119.8 million. Constructed in 2008, Solano at Miramar comprises 364 apartment units and 148 townhomes that range in size from 823 to 1,677 square feet, with rents ranging from $1,961 to $3,185 per month. Community amenities include a..

October 11, 2017

Berkadia Secures $98.9M in Acquisition Financing for Two Apartment Assets in Florida

COCONUT CREEK AND SARASOTA, FLA. — Berkadia has arranged $98.9 million in financing for the purchase of two multifamily assets in Florida. Advenir, a South Florida-based real estate investment company, purchased both communities from Wood Partners, an Atlanta-based multifamily developer and investor. Charles Foschini and Christopher Apone of Berkadia arranged a $52.3 million loan for Crown Pointe, a 360-unit multifamily community in Coconut Creek, as well as a $46.6 million loan for Gateway..

October 10, 2017

NayaUmi Purchases Four-Building Office Complex in Miami for $40M

MIAMI — NayaUmi LLC has purchased Lennar Corporate Center, a four-building office complex in Miami, for $40 million. NayaUmi is a partnership between Naya USA LLC, led by Yoav Merary, and Coast Capital Partners LLC, led by Guy Sharon. Hermen Rodriguez, Ike Ojala and Tracey Goo of HFF represented the seller, Colony Realty Partners, and procured the buyer. Christopher Apone and Charles Foschini of Berkadia arranged a 10-year, $28.6 million loan through a CMBS lender on behalf of the buyer. The..

October 10, 2017

HFF Brokers Sale of 36,900 SF Whole Foods-Leased Store in Tampa

TAMPA, FLA. — HFF has arranged the sale of a 36,900-square-foot building fully leased to Whole Foods Market in Tampa. Constructed in 2012, the building is situated on 6.3 acres in Tampa’s Carrollwood community. Daniel Finkle, Luis Castillo and Eric Williams of HFF represented the seller, Weingarten Realty Investors, in the transaction. The sales price and buyer were not disclosed.

October 10, 2017

GCP Buys 1.2 MSF Industrial Portfolio in Charlotte, Orlando for $74M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. AND ORLANDO, FLA. — GCP has acquired a 1.2 million-square-foot industrial portfolio in Charlotte and Orlando for $74 million. The portfolio includes two warehouses within Legacy Park West in Charlotte: a 126,000-square-foot facility fully leased to Elite Logistics and a recently completed, 432,000-square-foot building. Avison Young will handle the new building’s leasing efforts. The portfolio also includes Lake County Distribution Center, a 706,722-square-foot property in..

October 9, 2017

Sonnenblick–Eichner Arranges $135.8M Refinancing of 11 Hilton-Branded Hotels in Southeast, Midwest

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. — Sonnenblick-Eichner Co. has arranged a $135.8 million loan for the refinancing of 11 Hilton-branded hotels located in Florida, Tennessee and Michigan. The California-based company arranged the five-year, floating rate loan on behalf of Memphis, Tenn.-based Cooper Hotels. The portfolio includes the following Southeast properties: Hilton Naples in Naples, Fla.; Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs in Orlando, Fla.; Homewood Suites by Hilton Fort Myers Airport in Fort Myers,..

October 6, 2017

Woodbine, IMG Academy Break Ground on 150-Room Hotel South of Tampa

BRADENTON, FLA. — Woodbine Development Corp. and IMG Academy have broken ground on The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy, a 150-room hotel located on IMG’s 500-acre campus in Bradenton. Dallas-based Woodbine is developing the five-story hotel for IMG, a multi-sport training and educational institution. The hotel will serve guests and clients of IMG, including visiting teams, coaches, student-athletes, staff and parents, as well as visitors to the surrounding community. Amenities will include an..

October 6, 2017

Ready Capital Provides $11.5M Loan for Acquisition, Conversion of Warehouse in Miami

MIAMI — Ready Capital Structured Finance has provided an $11.5 million loan for the acquisition of an industrial warehouse in Miami. Located in the Wynwood Art District, the 35,000-square-foot property will be renovated and converted into a creative office building featuring ground floor retail space. The undisclosed borrower signed a lease with an office tenant that will occupy a portion of the building upon completion of the planned capital improvements. The 24-month loan features one..

October 6, 2017

Penn-Florida Cos. Receives $398M in Project Financing for Resort in Boca Raton, Florida

BOCA RATON, FLA. — Penn-Florida Cos. has received $398 million in project financing for the second phase of Via Mizner, a five-star resort in downtown Boca Raton. Lotus Capital Partners arranged the majority of the financing, which Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies provided. The U.S. Immigration Fund provided the balance of the financing, which was approximately $80 million. Via Mizner's second phase of construction includes the Mandarin Oriental Boca Raton, additional retail suites at..

October 6, 2017

Hunter Hotel Advisors Closes $20.5M Sale of Comfort Inn Hotel in Orlando

ORLANDO, FLA. — Hunter Hotel Advisors has arranged the $20.5 million sale of Comfort Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista, a 200-room hotel situated a half-mile east of Walt Disney World in Orlando. Hunter Hotel Advisors represented the seller, Sun Vista Hotels, in the transaction. AD1 Global acquired the hotel, along with adjacent land that is entitled to build an additional 150 rooms. The hotel features an outdoor pool with a water slide, fitness center and complimentary shuttle service to Walt..

October 5, 2017