CBRE Secures $56.9M in Acquisition Financing for Apartment Portfolio in Carolinas, Kentucky

SAN DIEGO — CBRE has arranged $56.9 million in acquisition financing for three apartment communities located in South Carolina, North Carolina and Kentucky. Bill Chiles, Scott Peterson and Brian Cruz of CBRE’s San Diego office secured the floating-rate loans through Freddie Mac on behalf of the buyer, San Diego-based Strata Equity Group. The properties included in the transaction are the 183-unit Veridian Spartanburg in Spartanburg, S.C.; the 180-unit Icon on the Greenway in Gastonia,..

February 7, 2018

Albanese Cormier Holdings Acquires Two Shopping Centers in Kentucky Totaling 425,930 SF

NEWPORT, KY. — Albanese Cormier Holdings has acquired a two-property shopping center portfolio in Newport for an undisclosed price. The adjacent properties — Newport Plaza and Newport Shopping Center — are located at 82 Carothers Road and 1727 Monmouth St., respectively. Newport Plaza is home to tenants including Dollar Tree, Fresh Thyme, Planet Fitness and Verizon Wireless. The 264,196-square-foot Newport Shopping Center houses tenants such as Aaron’s, ACE Hardware, Defender Direct,..

January 30, 2018

KeyBank Secures $40.5M Freddie Mac Loan for Multifamily Community in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has closed a $40.5 million Freddie Mac loan for the acquisition of LC Idlewild Phase II, a 286-unit apartment community in Louisville. Tim Migchelbrink of KeyBank arranged the seven-year loan with two years of interest-only payments and a 30-year amortization schedule on behalf of the undisclosed borrower. LC Idlewild was constructed in 2017 and includes 15, three-story apartment buildings. Community amenities include a fitness center,..

January 17, 2018

Doster Breaks Ground on 312-Unit Apartment Community in Lexington

LEXINGTON, KY. — Doster Construction Co. has broken ground on Springs at Hamburg, a 312-unit apartment community in Lexington. The project is the general contractor’s fifth multifamily project with Continental Properties, the developer, owner and operator. Kahler Slater Experience Design is the architect of record for the project. The new 360,364-square-foot development includes 14 buildings and private, townhome-style entrances in each unit. Community amenities include a resort-style..

January 12, 2018

Huff, Niehaus & Associates Negotiates $3.9M Sale of Hotel in Northern Kentucky

FLORENCE, KY. — Huff, Niehaus & Associates Inc. has arranged the $3.9 million sale of the Microtel Inn & Suites Florence/Cincinnati Airport in Florence, a city in northern Kentucky. The 83-room, Wyndham-branded hotel is located roughly 15 miles from downtown Cincinnati. The hotel features complimentary breakfast, a fitness center, meeting room and a free airport shuttle. Brandt Niehaus of Huff, Niehaus & Associates arranged the transaction. Other terms of the deal were not..

January 10, 2018

KeyBank Secures $73.3M Acquisition Loan for 600-Unit Multifamily Asset in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has arranged a $73.3 million Freddie Mac loan for the acquisition of Mallard Crossing, a 600-unit multifamily property located at 400 Mallard Creek Road in Louisville. Louisville Business First reports Lifestyle Communities acquired the asset from M.F. Mallard Crossing KY LLC, an affiliate of Blackstone Group, in November. Tim Migchelbrink of KeyBank arranged the adjustable-rate loan with four years of interest-only payments on behalf of the..

December 13, 2017

CBRE Arranges 105,138 SF Lease for Data Solutions Provider in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY. — CBRE has arranged a 105,138-square-foot lease for Appriss, a provider of data and analytics solutions, at 9901 Linn Station Road in Louisville. David Hardy of CBRE represented Appriss in the transaction, and Marc Barlow of CBRE represented the landlord, Gearing Capital Partners. Appriss is set to occupy the new space in July 2018, moving from its current headquarters at 10401 Linn Station Road, where it leases approximately 90,000 square feet. The firm will also be moving..

December 4, 2017

Louisville Industrial Market Benefits from its Interstate Connectivity

Louisville has a lot going for it when it comes to logistics. In addition to its prime location on the Ohio River, the city benefits from three major interstates running through it: Interstates 64, 65 and 71. I-65 is considered a Tier 1 Corridor due to the high volume of trucks that travel over this route, connecting Chicago and Indianapolis through Louisville to the Southern states. Louisville’s location also allows companies to reach 60 percent of the country’s population within a 12-hour..

November 13, 2017

Louisville’s Multifamily Market Proves It’s Better to Arrive Late than Never

Sometimes there are benefits to being late to the party. Louisville, having lagged behind larger surrounding cities in multifamily development post-recession, is now experiencing a boom in apartment construction, much of which is being supplied by out-of-state developers. For similar reasons, including Louisville’s sustained economic growth fueled by continued strength as an international distribution center alongside a stable manufacturing base, national investor demand for Louisville..

November 6, 2017

Louisville Experiences New Retail Development Across the Metro Area

Louisville’s evolving retail market has presented a mix of new development and infill redevelopment opportunities that have created a substantial amount of activity in targeted areas. While rents and absorption activity have fluctuated, several of these new developments have proven that well-designed, experiential retail projects can still gain traction and create the buzz necessary for successful brick-and-mortar retail. No project in Louisville encapsulates this more than the Whiskey..

October 30, 2017