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..
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..
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..
LEXINGTON, KY. — Campus First Student Living, CF Real Estate Services’ student housing development and management division, has acquired The LEX, a 649-bed student housing project located near the University of Kentucky campus. The seller and sales price were not disclosed. The mid-rise property is walkable to campus and downtown Lexington. The property opened in 2009 with 266 units and contains 23,444 square feet of retail space. Atlanta-based Campus First is planning $2.5 million in..
HORSE CAVE, KY. — Huff, Niehaus & Associates, a member of Hotel Brokers International, has arranged the $4.4 million sale of a Hampton Inn in Horse Cave. The Louisville-based company arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, Dhami, Sohal & Sehgal Properties LLC. The 101-room hotel was sold in conjunction with a Ten-X auction to an undisclosed buyer. The new owner will rebrand the property and operate it as a newly flagged Holiday Inn Express, after undergoing a “Formula..
ERLANGER, KY. — Hillwood, in partnership with Cincinnati-based developer Al. Neyer, has unveiled plans to develop Erlanger Commerce Center, a distribution center that will include two speculative buildings totaling more than 1.7 million square feet. Situated at the intersection of Interstates 75 and 275 in Erlanger, the property is located a few miles from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Construction on Building 1, totaling 779,922 square feet, will begin in 2018. The..
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Strawberry Fields REIT LLC has acquired Parkway Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 252-bed skilled nursing facility in Louisville, for $21.8 million. The acquisition was financed with a $15 million loan from Bank Leumi. Strawberry Fields will lease the property to The Landmark Group, with a first-year rent of $2.4 million. The property was 88.5 percent occupied at the time of sale. The seller was not disclosed. Strawberry Fields owns 59 facilities in Illinois, Indiana,..
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Molto Properties, in conjunction with Verus Partners, has acquired 30.4 acres of land to develop a 677,685-square-foot logistics building within the Air Commerce Business Park in Louisville. The project launches the third phase of construction for the industrial park. The new building will feature 36-foot clear heights, trailer parking and car parking. The development is located roughly eight miles from Louisville International Airport. CBRE will market the property and..
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Kentucky has arranged the $25.5 million sale of Breckenridge Square, a 294-unit apartment community in Louisville. Craig Collins of Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Kentucky and Mike Kemether of Cushman & Wakefield’s Atlanta office represented the seller, Stratford Asset Management Co., in the sale to RealSource Properties. Breckenridge Square is situated within six miles of GE Appliance Park, UPS Worldport and Ford’s..
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: KND) has announced plans to sell the entire skilled nursing portion of its business to BM Eagle Holdings for a total value of $910 million. Kindred is a Louisville-based owner-operator of transitional hospitals, skilled nursing centers, home care, hospice, assisted living and other medical services. The company has been working toward an exit of its skilled nursing business since it posted a $671.3 million loss during..