Kimco Signs Cinépolis USA to Mixed-Use Development in Metro D.C.

GAITHERSBURG, MD. — Kimco Realty Corp. has signed a lease with Cinépolis USA, a Dallas-based movie theater chain, to bring its luxury theater concept to Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg, roughly 20 miles north of Washington, D.C. Kimco acquired the 250,000-square-foot, Whole Foods-anchored development in 2016 and has unveiled plans for redevelopment, including renovated facades, improved pedestrian access, upgraded lighting and landscaping and revitalization of the community’s main..

July 20, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $9M Sale of Harris Teeter-Occupied Property in Suburban Maryland

GERMANTOWN, MD. —Marcus & Millichap has arranged the $9 million sale of a 43,245-square-foot retail property leased to Harris Teeter in Germantown, about 27 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Josh Ein and Dean Zang of Marcus & Millichap facilitated the transaction on behalf of the seller, a private local investor. The buyer, a local private family office, procured an 11-year, non-recourse CMBS loan for the acquisition. Constructed in 1997, the grocery store sits on a 10.6-acre parcel..

July 19, 2017

JBG Smith to Relocate Headquarters to 300,000 SF Planned Office Building in Bethesda

BETHESDA, MD. — JBG Smith, the REIT formed from the merger of The JBG Cos. and Vornado Realty Trust, will relocate its corporate headquarters to 4747 Bethesda Ave., a 300,000-square-foot office building being developed by JBG in downtown Bethesda. The building is slated for completion in the third quarter of 2019. JBG Smith will be the initial anchor tenant of the Class A building, occupying 95,000 square feet of space on the lower floors. The company will move from 4445 Willard Ave. in Chevy..

July 13, 2017

Morgan Properties to Begin $25M Renovation of Multifamily Portfolio in Metro Baltimore

WINDSOR MILL, MD. — Morgan Properties has unveiled plans to launch a $25 million renovation of a six-property portfolio consisting of 1,979 units in Windsor Mill. Known as Rolling Road, the portfolio underwent a rebranding and property consolidation into three communities: The Townhomes at Diamond Ridge, The Glens at Diamond Ridge and The Apartments at Diamond Ridge. Pennsylvania-based Morgan Properties purchased the assets, located roughly 30 miles northwest of Baltimore, from Harbor Group..

July 12, 2017

Avison Young Arranges $24M Sale of Medical Office Building in Metro D.C.

SILVER SPRING, MD. — Avison Young has negotiated the $24 million sale of Forest Glen, a 62,379-square-foot medical office building situated on the Holy Cross Hospital campus in Silver Spring, roughly six miles north of Washington, D.C. Jim Kornick, Chip Ryan, Mike Wilson, Erik Foster and Mark Johnson of Avison Young arranged the sale on behalf of the buyer, Healthcare Realty. The Nashville-based REIT purchased the asset from a joint venture between Washington, D.C.-based developer..

July 11, 2017

Government Properties Income Trust to Acquire First Potomac Realty Trust for $1.4B

BETHESDA, MD. — Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ: GOV) has agreed to purchase all of the outstanding shares of First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO) in a deal that is valued at $1.4 billion. The all-cash transaction, which includes the assumption of debt, is expected to close before the end of 2017. First Potomac shareholders will receive $11.15 in cash per share, or about $683 million in aggregate, at the close of the transaction. This represents a premium of about 9.3 percent..

June 28, 2017

Walker & Dunlop Secures $72.6M HUD Construction Loan for Multifamily Asset in Metro Baltimore

MIDDLE RIVER, MD. — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $72.6 million construction loan for The Berkleigh, a Class A apartment community in Middle River, roughly 10 miles east of Baltimore. Dee McClure of Walker & Dunlop structured the loan through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 221(d)(4) new construction program, which includes both construction and permanent financing. The financing included a two-year construction loan followed by a 40-year,..

June 27, 2017

Donaldson Group, DRA Advisors Acquire Multifamily Community in Metro D.C. for $15.1M

TEMPLE HILLS, MD. — The Donaldson Group and its equity partner, DRA Advisors LLC, have acquired Brinkley Manor Apartments, a 126-unit, garden-style apartment community located in Temple Hills, roughly 15 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. The partnership purchased the property for $15.1 million with plans to invest additional capital in renovations. CBRE’s Robert LaChapelle and Matthew Forgione arranged financing through Fannie Mae’s Green Loan Program. CBRE’s Michael Muldowney and..

June 26, 2017

Trammell Crow, Meadow Partners Break Ground on 93,100 SF Medical Office Facility in Metro D.C.

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. — Trammell Crow Co. and its partner, Meadow Partners, have broken ground on the Medical Pavilion at National Harbor, a 93,100-square-foot, Class A medical office building located at 251 National Harbor Blvd., roughly 11 miles south of Washington, D.C. The five-story building will be home to medical and clinical specialties, including dermatology, wellness and functional fitness, orthopedics, primary care and an ambulatory surgery center. Located within the master-planned..

June 20, 2017

Federal Realty Investment Trust Reveals Plans for New Pike & Rose Office Building in North Bethesda

NORTH BETHESDA, MD. — Federal Realty Investment Trust has revealed plans for 909 Rose Ave., the second office building within the 24-acre Pike & Rose mixed-use project in North Bethesda. Designed by Hickok Cole, the 11-story, Class A, LEED Silver-certified office building will include panoramic views from the rooftop terrace, meeting rooms, collaborative spaces, bike storage and a gym facility with showers. Tenant build-out could begin as early as the fall of 2019, with move-in by the..

June 16, 2017