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Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates Sale of 1.5 MSF Industrial Building Leased to Kmart in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated the sale of a 1.5 million-square-foot industrial building fully leased to Kmart Inc. in Greensboro. NFI Industries, a third-party logistics provider, subleases the asset. The facility is situated at 300 Penry Road, about four miles east of downtown Greensboro. Rob Cochran, Jared Londry, Nolan Ashton, Stewart Calhoun and Casey Masters of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, Greensboro Lease Management LLC, in the transaction. …

HomeGoods, Rack Room Shoes to Anchor Phase II of New Bern Marketplace in Coastal North Carolina

NEW BERN, N.C. — Columbia Development has signed leases with HomeGoods and Rack Room Shoes to anchor Phase II of New Bern Marketplace in New Bern, a town situated along the Neuse River near the Atlantic Ocean. HomeGoods will occupy 22,000 square feet of space while Rack Room Shoes will occupy 6,139 square feet. Phase II is underway with both stores expected to open in early 2020. Columbia Development is developing the 330,000-square-foot neighborhood center and recently opened the nation’s …

CBRE Affiliates Arrange $23.2M Sale of Office Park in North Carolina’s Triad Region

GREENSBORO, N.C. — CBRE|Triad and CBRE|Raleigh have arranged the sale of CentrePort Office Park, a four-building, 264,847-square-foot office park in Greensboro, to Deep River LLC. The sales price was not disclosed, though Triad Business Journal reports the sales price was $23.2 million. The buildings are located at 101, 200 and 202 CentrePort Drive and 7336 McCloud Road, about 12 miles west of downtown Greensboro and about six miles south of Piedmont Triad International Airport. Amenities …

High Demand, Barriers to Entry Push Raleigh-Durham’s Industrial Rental Rates

The Raleigh-Durham industrial/flex market, totaling approximately 135 million square feet, continues to be strong with overall positive absorption. Absorption for industrial totaled 1.6 million square feet and flex was over 3 million square feet for 2018. Vacancy is trending lower, helping make the region a landlord and seller’s market. [caption id="attachment_225525" align="alignright" width="100"] Ed Brown,  SIOR, CCIM, Broker, NAI Carolantic Realty[/caption] With increasing …

Lincoln Harris Plans $50M Renovation, Expansion of Phillips Place in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lincoln Harris will invest $50 million over the next five years to renovate and expand Phillips Place in Charlotte’s SouthPark district, according to Charlotte Business Journal. The renovation will include expanding RH’s current 8,850-square-foot location to a 41,000-square-foot gallery space. RH Charlotte, The Gallery at Phillips Place will also include a rooftop restaurant, one of seven RH locations in the world to have one. Other renovations for Phillips Place will …

IMG Acquires Multifamily Community in South Charlotte for $45.5M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Investors Management Group (IMG) has acquired Reafield Village, a 324-unit apartment community in south Charlotte, for $45.5 million. IMG plans to invest $3 million to upgrade apartment interiors, community amenities and place a new management team, as well as rebrand the community as Canopy at Baybrook. As of Feb. 1, the asset was 97 percent occupied. The community offers one-, and two-bedroom floor plans ranging from 619 square feet to 955 square feet. Amenities include …

Public-Private Partnership Closes on Financing for 2,100-Bed Student Housing Development at Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C. — A public-private partnership between RISE: A Real Estate Co., Beyond Owners Group and Appalachian State University has closed on financing for the development of a 2,100-bed community on the university’s campus in Boone. The three-phase development will include the demolition and replacement of six existing residence halls totaling 1,800 beds, as well as the addition of 300 new beds and a 477-space parking deck. The communities will offer a mix of unit types ranging from …

Cohen Financial Arranges $11.3M Acquisition Loan for Lowes Foods-Anchored Shopping Center in Metro Raleigh

CARY, N.C. — Cohen Financial, a subsidiary of SunTrust Bank, has arranged an $11.3 million acquisition loan on behalf of a Florida-based retail investor for Wellington Park Shopping Center in Cary. The 102,487-square-foot shopping center is anchored by Lowes Foods and is situated at the intersection of Tryon Road and S.E. Cary Parkway, about nine miles southwest of downtown Raleigh. Dan Rosenberg and Matt Terpstra of Cohen Financial arranged the 10-year loan through Rialto Mortgage

CBRE Arranges $9M Sale of Industrial Facility Near Asheville Leased to FedEx Ground

MILLS RIVER, N.C. — CBRE has arranged the $9 million sale of FedEx Ground Terminal, an 89,828-square-foot industrial property leased to FedEx Ground Package System Inc., in Mills River. The asset is situated within Broadpointe Business Park, less than a mile from Asheville Regional Airport and about 11 miles south of downtown Asheville. FedEx Ground has occupied the space since the building was delivered in 2006. West Palm Properties Inc. acquired the property. Patrick Gildea, Matt …

Black Creek Group to Develop 621,000 SF Industrial Campus in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Black Creek Group has acquired 56.4 acres of land in southwest Charlotte to develop Creekside Commerce Center, a four-building, 621,000-square-foot distribution center campus. The Denver-based real estate and development firm anticipates construction to start in the second quarter of this year with delivery scheduled by the end of the year. The four buildings will range in size from 58,000 square feet to 223,000 square feet. …

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