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Raleigh-Durham’s Retail Market Reaches Healthy Supply-Demand Balance

The Raleigh and overall Triangle retail markets ended 2018 in a strong position with several large sites changing hands, urban growth booming in the downtowns, numerous suburban ground-up projects in the pipeline and traditional malls undergoing major transitions. The market is poised to see retail construction activity grow with a healthy balance of supply and demand, despite national brick-and-mortar retail industry challenges. The Triangle vacancy rate ended the year with a vacancy rate …

FCP Acquires Apartment Complex in Raleigh for $33.3M

RALEIGH, N.C. — FCP has acquired Trails of North Hills Apartments, a 279-unit complex in Raleigh’s North Hills neighborhood, for $33.3 million. FCP plans to upgrade the community, including clubhouse and amenity renovations, building upgrades and landscaping and curb appeal updates. Pinnacle Management will manage the property. Paul Marley and Watson Bryant of Cushman & Wakefield represented the buyer in the transaction. The seller was not

Alliance Residential Purchases Land in Raleigh-Durham to Develop 263-Unit Apartment Community

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — Alliance Residential has purchased 17 acres of land in Morrisville with plans to develop Broadstone Trailside, a 263-unit apartment community that will include smart apartment units. Construction is expected to begin this year with residents able to move in in 2021. The property will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans and townhomes averaging 1,016 square feet. Residential units will include Nest Thermostats, Google Home electronic entry door locks and connected …

CBRE Negotiates $40.5M Sale of Bank of America-Anchored Office Building in Uptown Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CBRE has negotiated the $40.5 million sale of Gateway Center, a 10-story, 310,745-square-foot office building in Uptown Charlotte. Hamilton EQ, an affiliate of New York-based Hamilton Equity Partners, purchased the asset, which is located at 901 W. Trade St. Gateway Center was 91 percent leased at the time of the sale, with Bank of America occupying 78 percent of the property. The seller was not disclosed, but Charlotte Business Journal reports that Chicago-based GEM Realty …

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 …

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