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Carroll Organization, PGIM Acquire $600M, 13-Property Multifamily Portfolio in Southeast

ATLANTA — Carroll Organization and PGIM Real Estate have acquired three multifamily portfolios in the metro areas of Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; and Charleston, S.C. valued at $600 million. The combined properties total 4,043 residential units. The three acquisitions by the joint venture include an eight-property, 2,883-unit portfolio in Raleigh-Durham; a two-property, 480-unit portfolio in Ponte Vedra Beach; and a three-property, 680-unit portfolio in Charleston. The …

PAC Acquires 200-Unit Multifamily Community in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (PAC) has acquired CityPark View South, a 200-unit multifamily community in Charlotte. Amenities include a saltwater pool, complimentary bike rentals for residents, grilling areas, 24-hour package locker system and a fitness club. PAC had the opportunity to purchase the community, which opened in 2017, through an investment loan made over two years ago, according to PAC. The sales price and seller were undisclosed. PAC financed the …

Lee & Associates Opens Its First Office in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firms in North America, has opened its first office in North Carolina. Moss Withers and Karah Jennings will head the new Lee & Associates office in Raleigh-Durham. Lee & Associates was founded in 1979 and has offices in the U.S. and Canada. The Raleigh-Durham office joins locations in Miami; Seattle; Pasadena, Calif.; Walnut Creek, Calif.; Minneapolis; Vancouver; eastern Pennsylvania; …

Bahrain Sovereign Wealth Fund, Sentinel Buy Office Campus in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Co. (Mumtalakat), the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain, in partnership with Sentinel Real Estate Investment Corp., has acquired two office buildings in Charlotte for $136.8 million, according to Triad Business Journal. The seller was undisclosed. The 421,863-square-foot property is fully occupied by The Lash Group, a pharmaceutical and healthcare service provider. This is the second purchase Mumtalakat has made in the U.S. this year. …

PGIM Provides $34.2M HUD Construction Loan for Apartment Development in Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided a $34.2 million 221 (d)(4) construction-to-permanent loan for Link Apartments Linden, a new apartment development underway in Chapel Hill. The borrower, Grubb Properties, is developing the 215-unit, market-rate apartment community, which will share a parking deck with a to-be-developed, 106,000-square-foot, Class A office park. Link Apartments Linden is Phase I of the Glen Lennox redevelopment, a public-private partnership between …

CBRE Affiliates Broker $22.9M Sale of Warehouse Facility in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. — CBRE|Raleigh and CBRE|Triad have arranged the sale of an industrial property located at 3700 S. Miami Blvd. in Durham. Beacon Properties acquired the property for $22.9 million. The CBRE|Raleigh and CBRE|Triad team of Dodson Schenck, Ann-Stewart Patterson and Butch Miller represented the private seller in the deal. PMB Graphics, a full-service printing and graphics communication company, occupies the entire 293,000-square-foot warehouse, which is situated within Research …

Private Equity JV Agrees to Acquire Fast-Food Chain Bojangles’ for $593.7M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A joint venture between private equity firms Durational Capital Management LP and The Jordan Company LP has agreed to acquire chicken-and-biscuits chain Bojangles’ Inc. for $593.7 million in an all-cash transaction. Bojangles’ (NASDAQ: BOJA) stockholders will receive $16.10 in cash for each share held, representing a 15 percent premium to the closing share price of Sept. 27, a day prior to a published report by Reuters that the company was exploring alternatives …

Lowe’s to Close 20 Underperforming Stores in U.S., 31 in Canada

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has unveiled its plans to close 20 underperforming stores in the United States as part of its ongoing strategic reassessment. Additionally, the company will close 31 Canadian stores. The Mooresville-based home improvement retailer stated that most associates at these stores will be extended opportunities to transition to a similar role at a nearby Lowe’s store. The majority of affected stores are located within 10 miles of another …

Updated Estimates Show Hurricane Florence Caused $17B in Damage in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — In a new report released by the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, the updated damage estimate from Hurricane Florence has increased to $17 billion, up from an earlier estimate of $13 billion. “Six weeks ago, Hurricane Florence’s powerful storm surges, winds and rains brought unprecedented devastation to our state, causing an estimated $17 billion in damage,” said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper. “I’ve spent time since then visiting with …

HLM Realty Buys Office Complex in Metro Raleigh for $69M

CARY, N.C. — New York-based HLM Realty has purchased Crescent Lakeside I and II, an office complex located within The Crescent business park in Cary, a suburb of Raleigh. Crescent Lakeside LLC sold the asset for $69 million. Scot Humphrey, Ryan Clutter, Chris Lingerfelt and Zack Drozda of HFF, along with Frank Baird of Capital Associates Management, represented the seller in the transaction. Located at 1225 and 1255 Crescent Green Drive, the two-building asset features 254,796 square feet …

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