North Carolina

Grubb Properties Reveals Design for Renovated Office Building in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Grubb Properties has unveiled the design for a 10-story office building the company is renovating on Mockingbird Lane in Charlotte’s Montford Park submarket. Known as 1515 Montford Park, the updated office building will feature a full glass façade with expansive windows, high ceilings, open floor plans, an outdoor terrace and an amenities lounge on the fifth floor featuring table games, bar top, lounge seating, big-screen TV and a stocked kitchen area. Office tenants will..

April 26, 2017

Equus Acquires Office Building in Charlotte’s SouthPark Submarket for $60M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Equus Capital Partners Ltd. has purchased the Rotunda Building, a 230,790-square-foot office building located at 4201 Congress St. in Charlotte’s SouthPark submarket. Equus acquired the property from global asset management firm RREEF America for $60 million, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. Situated on 5.3 acres near SouthPark Mall, the office building features a two-story lobby, conference room, water fountain and Village Tavern, a full-service restaurant...

April 25, 2017

Dilweg Acquires Two-Building Office Portfolio in Charlotte, Sarasota for $115.5M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. AND SARASOTA, FLA. — The Dilweg Cos. has purchased a two-building office portfolio in the Southeast for $115.5 million. The assets include the 23-story First Citizens Bank Plaza in Uptown Charlotte and the two-tower Sarasota City Center in downtown Sarasota. Built in 1986 and renovated in 2002, the 476,393-square-foot First Citizens Bank Plaza was 29 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants such as First Citizens Bank, Advanced Disposal, The Carlyle Group and..

April 12, 2017

TriBridge Residential Purchases Multifamily Community in Charlotte for $31.5M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Atlanta-based TriBridge Residential LLC has purchased Morehead West, a 211-unit apartment community located at 1932 W. Morehead St. in Charlotte’s FreeMoreWest neighborhood, for $31.5 million. The asset also includes 5,600 square feet of commercial space. The property is TriBridge’s fourth acquisition in Charlotte area. TriBridge will manage the property, and Ligon Commercial Real Estate will lease the asset on behalf of TriBridge.

April 11, 2017

Aston Properties Signs Up New Retailers at Shopping Center Underway in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Aston Properties has announced retailers and restaurants joining City Park Village, an 11,600-square-foot shopping center under construction in Charlotte. Situated on a 2.6-acre site at the corner of West Tyvola Road and Potomac River Parkway, the property is nearly 90 percent pre-leased to tenants including Panera Bread, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Starbucks Coffee and Firehouse Subs. The $6 million property will serve as the entrance to City Park, a 170-acre mixed-use..

April 11, 2017

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Buys Charlotte Apartment Community for $56.9M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc. has purchased Wesley Village Apartments, a 301-unit, Class A multifamily community located in Charlotte’s FreeMoreWest submarket. The REIT acquired the property from KBS Legacy REIT for $56.9 million using $16.5 million in equity and a Freddie Mac, fixed-rate loan totaling $40.5 million. Built in 2010, Wesley Village features studio, one- two- and three-bedroom units averaging 1,025 square feet. Community amenities include a..

April 7, 2017

Vertical Construction Begins at Rea Farms Mixed-Use Development in South Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Vertical construction is underway at Rea Farms, a mixed-use development located in south Charlotte. Lincoln Harris, Greg Currie and the Rea family are the master developers of the development, which is situated at the intersection of Providence and Ardrey Kell roads south of Interstate 485. Life Time Fitness is developing the 200,000-square-foot Life Time Athletic Charlotte at the development, and Woodfield Investments is developing the 455-unit Links at Rea Farms. The..

April 5, 2017

Kite Realty Adds Hobby Lobby, Opens Stein Mart at Shopping Center in Metro Raleigh

CARY, N.C. — Kite Realty Group Trust has signed a lease with Hobby Lobby and opened a new Stein Mart store at Parkside Town Commons, a two-phase shopping center located at the intersection of North Carolina Highway 55 an Interstate 540 in Cary. The 50,000-square foot Hobby Lobby and 32,000-square foot Stein Mart join existing retailers including Target, Harris Teeter, Frank Theatres CineBowl & Grille, Petco, Golf Galaxy and Guitar Center. The signing of Hobby Lobby puts the second phase of..

April 4, 2017

Kennedy Funding Arranges $1.1M Loan for Durham-Area Steakhouse

MEBANE, N.C. — Kennedy Funding Financial LLC, a New Jersey-based private lender, has arranged a two-year, $1.1 million working capital loan for a restaurant opening soon in the Durham area. Located at 401 E. Center St. in Mebane, a town about 20 miles west of Durham, the property spans 11,000 square feet. The borrower, Mebane Steakhouse LLC, will also own and operate the restaurant.

March 24, 2017

HFF Arranges Sale, Financing for Two Class A Office Buildings in Durham, N.C.

DURHAM, N.C. — HFF has completed the sale of and secured acquisition financing for Keystone 200 and 300, two Class A office buildings totaling 223,475 square feet within Keystone Office Park in Durham. Scot Humphrey, Ryan Clutter and Chris Lingerfelt of HFF represented the seller, American Real Estate Partners, and procured the buyer, Innovatus Capital Partners. HFF’s Brent Bowman arranged the financing for the two properties, which are located at 530 and 430 Davis Drive, close to..

March 23, 2017