Eastern Equity Arranges $12M in Acquisition Equity for 320-Unit Community in Metro D.C.

GREENBELT, MD. — Eastern Equity Advisors has arranged $12 million in equity on behalf of Blue Ocean Realty, a Maryland-based management company, for the acquisition of The Hanover Apartments, with securities offered through Palladium Capital Advisors. Located at 7232 Hanover Parkway in Greenbelt, Md., a northeastern suburb of Washington, D.C., the garden-style property has 320 units. Marc Belsky of Eastern Equity arranged the equity. Meridian Capital sourced an undisclosed amount of..

March 22, 2017

Greenwich Group Secures $22M in Construction Financing for Hotel in Bowie, Maryland

BOWIE, MD. — The Greenwich Group International has secured $22 million in construction financing for the development of a Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Bowie, located about 20 miles east of Washington, D.C. The developer is Hospitality Development Co. of Columbia, Md. The 144-room hotel is being built near the entrance to Melford, a 466-acre, mixed-use business park at Route 50 and Route 301. Greenwich obtained a $12.4 million first mortgage construction loan with $5 million in subordinate..

March 16, 2017

First Potomac Realty Trust, AEW Sell Two Office Assets in Maryland for $59.5M

COLUMBIA AND GLEN BURNIE, MD. — First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO) and an affiliate of AEW Capital Management have sold two office developments in Maryland for $59.5 million. An affiliate of Adler Kawa Real Estate Advisors purchased the two assets: Rivers Park I and II in Columbia and Aviation Business Park in Glen Burnie. The sale of the 428,268-square-foot portfolio is part of First Potomac Realty Trust’s strategic plan, which includes the sale of $350 million of non-core assets...

March 9, 2017

Washington Property Co. Breaks Ground on Apartment Tower in Metro D.C.

SILVER SPRING, MD. — Washington Property Co. (WPC) has broken ground on Solaire 8250 Georgia Avenue, a 20-story apartment tower in Silver Spring, about six miles north of Washington, D.C. The 470,000-square-foot property will be situated two blocks from the Silver Spring Metro station and will feature studio, one- and two-bedroom units averaging 760 square feet with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, wood flooring, oversized windows and private balconies. Community amenities will..

March 8, 2017

IPA Arranges $18.4M Sale of Cromwell Field Shopping Center in Metro Baltimore

GLEN BURNIE, MD. — Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap, has arranged the $18.4 million sale of Cromwell Field Shopping Center, a 233,486-square-foot retail property located in the Baltimore suburb of Glen Burnie. Tenants at the 88 percent occupied center include Giant Foods, Roses Discount Store, BB&T Bank, Dollar General, McDonald’s, House of Tropicals and Dunkin’ Donuts. Dean Zang and Christopher Burnham of IPA represented the seller, an affiliated..

February 17, 2017

Enterprise Homes Opens $22.3M Apartment Community in Downtown Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Enterprise Homes has opened Mulberry at Park Apartments, a $22.3 million multifamily community located in downtown Baltimore’s Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District. Managed by Habitat America LLC, the property features 34 one-bedroom units, 27 two-bedroom units and seven three-bedroom units with average rents at roughly $750 per month. The design team for the LEED Silver-certified community includes architect Marks, Thomas Architects and general contractor Harkins Builders..

February 16, 2017

KeyBank Provides $56.1M HUD Loan for Multifamily Redevelopment Project in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $56.1 million HUD 221(d)(4) loan for the construction of Center/West, a 33-acre multifamily redevelopment project in southwest Baltimore. The 221(d)(4) product is HUD’s flagship program for financing the construction and redevelopment of market-rate and affordable housing communities. Phase I of Center/West, known as PSH 1 LLC, will be developed by La Cite Development LLC and BRP Development Corp. Situated in front of the historic Poe..

February 8, 2017

ACORE Capital Provides $46.6M Acquisition Loan for Office Portfolio in Metro D.C.

GREENBELT, MD. — ACORE Capital has provided a $46.6 million acquisition loan for Capital Office Park, a seven-property office portfolio totaling 806,531 square feet in the Greenbelt suburb of Washington, D.C. Cary Abod and Michael Gigliotti of HFF worked on behalf of the borrower, Morning Calm Management, to arrange the floating-rate loan. Located at 6301-6421 Ivy Lane, the portfolio is currently 60 percent leased to tenants including Bozzuto & Associates, Whiting Turner and the U.S. District..

January 27, 2017

Kimco Delivers $18.1M Redevelopment of Mixed-Use Center in Columbia, Signs Three Tenants

COLUMBIA, MD. — Kimco Realty Corp. has completed the $18.1 million redevelopment of Wilde Lake Village Center, a mixed-use development in Columbia that features 230 residential rental units, 30,000 square feet of office space, 41,000 square feet of retail space and 20,000 square feet of restaurants. As part of the redevelopment, Kimco is remerchandising the center and has recently executed leases with three tenants. Starbucks Coffee is opening both a café and a drive thru in the fall,..

January 26, 2017

Greysteel Arranges $8.9M Refinancing for Apartment Community in Metro D.C.

HYATTSVILLE, MD. — Greysteel has arranged the $8.9 million refinancing of Madison Park, a 91-unit apartment community located at 5902 31st Ave. in Hyattsville, about six miles northeast of Washington, D.C. Built in 1962, Madison Park’s units average 873 square feet. The borrower, Madison Park LLC, will use the loan proceeds to refinance a maturing CMBS loan. Greysteel arranged the 10-year loan with a fixed 4.65 percent interest rate and three years of interest-only payments followed by a..

January 24, 2017