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Senior Helpers Breaks Ground on Retro Town Center Near Baltimore Catered Toward Seniors

PERRY HALL, MD. — Senior Helpers has broken ground on Town Square, an 11,000-square-foot center in Perry Hall that will cater toward seniors in the area. Senior Helpers, a provider of in-home senior services, plans to open Town Square this fall. Town Square, situated at 9708 Belair Road, 15 miles northwest of downtown Baltimore, will offer seniors an interactive environment set in the 1950s. This is the first of several planned centers around the country. Each new Town Square will feature an …

KeyBank Provides $26.6M Loan for Refinancing of Retail Property in Suburban Maryland

PASADENA, MD. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $26.6 million, non-recourse bridge loan to refinance Pasadena Crossroads, a 320,249-square-foot retail center in Pasadena. The loan includes funds for leasing and capital expenditures. The center was originally built in 1973 and was renovated earlier this year. Hobby Lobby, Art Van Furniture, LA Fitness and Sprouts Farmers Market anchor the property, which is 37 percent leased. Jacob Proctor of KeyBank arranged financing on behalf of …

Black Creek Acquires Two Multifamily Properties in Maryland, Florida Totaling 601 Units

ROCKVILLE, MD. AND WINTER PARK, FLA. — Black Creek Group has acquired two multifamily communities, one in Rockville and one in Winter Park. The Rockville property is The Daley at Shady Grove Metro, a 333-unit community that was 95 percent occupied at the time of sale. The Daley is situated at 8010 Gramercy Blvd., 25 miles north of downtown Washington, D.C. Communal amenities include a community lounge, fitness center, swimming pool, outdoor courtyard and grilling stations. The second …

Hunt Originates Fannie Mae Loan to Refinance 223-Unit Apartment Community in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Hunt Real Estate Capital has provided a Fannie Mae loan to refinance Porter Street Apartments, a 223-unit multifamily community located at 1401 Porter St. in Baltimore. The 12-year loan features a 30-year amortization schedule. Porter Street Apartments includes a 600-space parking garage and its unit mix comprises 57 studios, 107 one-bedroom apartments and 59 two-bedroom units. Hunt’s John Hurley originated the loan in connection with David Strouse of Birchwood Capital Partners …

Joint Venture to Develop 120,000 SF Health Center in East Baltimore

BALTIMORE — The Mary Harvin Transformation Center Community Development Corp. and Southern Baptist Church are leading the development of the Southern Streams Health and Wellness Center, a 120,000-square-foot project in Baltimore’s Broadway East neighborhood. This is the third project co-sponsored by the two organizations. Johns Hopkins Health Systems has signed a lease to occupy approximately 22,000 square feet of space within the building. The health center will include a 125-car parking …

HFF Arranges $65.4M in Construction Debt, JV Equity to Build Multifamily Community in Metro D.C.

NEW CARROLLTON, MD. — HFF has arranged a total of $65.4 million in capital for Urban Atlantic to develop The Stella, a 282-unit multifamily community in New Carrollton. HFF arranged a $46.6 million construction loan through TD Bank and also arranged $18.8 million in joint venture equity from Bridge Investment Group. The Stella will be located at 3950 Garden City Drive, which is situated within an Opportunity Zone about 11 miles northeast of downtown Washington, D.C. The property will offer …

WashREIT Agrees to Sell Eight Retail Assets, Increases Focus on Multifamily Sector

WASHINGTON, D.C. — WashREIT (NYSE: WRE) has agreed to sell five of its retail properties for $485 million, plus an additional three power centers, as part of a strategic move to increase its investment in the multifamily sector. The buyers are two undisclosed institutional investors. The first sale agreement includes five retail properties totaling 800,000 square feet. Those assets include Gateway Overlook in Columbia, Md.; Wheaton Park in Wheaton, Md.; Olney Village Center in Olney, Md.; …

Armada Hoffler to Buy Office Building in Baltimore’s Harbor Point for $101M

BALTIMORE — Armada Hoffler Properties Inc. has agreed to purchase the Thames Street Wharf office building in Baltimore for $101 million from KBS Realty Advisors. Built in 2010 by Armada Hoffler Construction, the 263,426-square-foot, eight-story property was the first property built within the Harbor Point mixed-use development. The LEED Gold-certified building is fully leased to tenants including anchors Morgan Stanley and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Virginia Beach-based Armada Hoffler expects …

Capitol Seniors Housing Opens $27.5M Assisted Living, Memory Care Community Near D.C.

FULTON, MD. — Capitol Seniors Housing has opened Arbor Terrace Fulton, an assisted living and memory care community in Fulton, approximately 20 miles north of Washington, D.C. The $27.5 million, 73,000-square-foot community features 86 apartments. The location is immediately adjacent to the Marketplace at Maple Lawn, a mixed-use community anchored by Harris Teeter. Arbor Terrace Fulton is also next to Fulton Elementary, Lime Kiln Middle School and the Reservoir High School, which will add an …

Joint Venture Buys 12-Acre Waterfront Site in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Greenspring Realty Partners Inc., a real estate investment firm, and the Berg Corp., a demolition company, have acquired a 12-acre waterfront site located at 4601 Newgate Ave. in Baltimore. The site is divided into three parcels and is near the Seagirt Marine Terminal, which is operated by Ports America Chesapeake LLC. The site is equipped with a 700-foot pier on the east side of the property and a 1,400-foot pier on the west side. The site has access to one of the only deep-water …

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