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Parkway Property Acquires Former United Way Building in Downtown Atlanta for $17.7M, Plans $45M Renovation

ATLANTA — Parkway Property Investments LLC has acquired 100 Edgewood, a former United Way building within an Opportunity Zone in downtown Atlanta, for $17.7 million. The company is planning a $45 million renovation for the 18-story, 306,000-square-foot office building, which is adjacent to Georgia State University. United Way employees have moved to a location on Courtland Street. Parkway Property raised $25 million in three hours for the acquisition and renovation through CrowdStreet Inc., …

Orlo Sells Apartment Complex in Suburban Maryland for $45.8M

SUITLAND, MD. — Orlo has sold Ashton Heights, a 283-unit apartment complex in Suitland, for $45.8 million. The property was 96 percent occupied at the time of sale. Ashton Heights is located at 3901 Suitland Road, seven miles southeast of downtown Washington, D.C. The community was built in the 1970s and offers two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Communal amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center, clubhouse, playground and grilling areas. Robin Williams, Dean Sigmon, Justin Shay and …

Finmarc Management Purchases Research & Development Campus in Northern Virginia for $26.1M

ASHBURN, VA. — Finmarc Management Inc. has purchased an office building and adjacent industrial facility in Ashburn for $26.1 million. The 190,000 square feet of research and development space serves as Telos Corp.’s headquarters. Telos provides information technology solutions and services to the military, intelligence and civilian agencies of the federal government and NATO allies. The property consists of a three-story, 110,000-square-foot office building and a single-story, …

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $27.5M Sale of Multifamily Community in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $27.5 million sale of Fern Parc, a 343-unit multifamily community in Huntsville. Wicker Park Capital Management LLC acquired the property for $80,029 per unit. Fern Parc is located at 4100 Memorial Parkway SW, five miles south of downtown Huntsville, and offers one- and two-bedroom floor plans. Communal amenities include a swimming pool, kiddie pool, bark park, fitness center, cabanas, business center, playground and pet care …

Capital Markets Professionals Put Mixed-Use Dynamics Under the Microscope During InterFace Panel

ATLANTA — One of the central themes of the first annual InterFace Mixed-Use Southeast conference was the interplay between the various uses present within mixed-use projects around the region. Whether it's Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia, or the American Tobacco Campus redevelopment in downtown Durham, North Carolina, the success of these projects hinges on whether the different uses can support one another. Can the apartment residents help patronize the retail and restaurants? Can the office …

Public-Private Partnership Delivers $105M Mixed-Use Student Housing Tower on UCF’s Campus in Downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, FLA. — Development Ventures Group (DEVEN) and Ustler Development Inc., in a public-private partnership with the City of Orlando, have delivered UnionWest at Creative Village on the University of Central Florida’s campus. UnionWest is a 15-story building with 644 student housing beds, 100,000 square feet of academic space, 11,000 square feet of ground-level retail space and a 600-space parking garage. Construction on the $105 million development began in October 2017. The building …

Songy Highroad, Hyatt Open 11-Story Hotel in Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA — A joint venture between Songy Highroad and Hyatt Hotels Corp. has opened its 11-story Hyatt Place Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta. The 175-room hotel, which was announced in November 2017, opened on Thursday, Sept. 12. Amenities include ground-level retail space facing Luckie and Marietta streets, a swimming pool, fitness center, lobby bar, onsite food service, parking deck, 2,100 square feet of meeting space and a large aquarium in the lobby paying homage to its neighbor …

Westside Acquires Multifamily Community in Tampa for $29.5M

TAMPA, FLA. — Westside Capital Group has acquired Watermans Crossing Apartments, a 337-unit multifamily community in Tampa’s Wellswood neighborhood, for $29.5 million. The property, which Westside Capital will rebrand as Westshore Crossing, comprises 20 buildings and offers studio through three-bedroom floor plans averaging 895 square feet. Communal amenities include a clubhouse, 876 parking spots, fitness center and three swimming pools. Westside plans to invest $5 million in capital …

Cortland Purchases New Apartment Complex in Metro Atlanta

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA. — Cortland has purchased Echo Lakeside, a 296-unit apartment complex in Peachtree Corners that was delivered in April. The buyer will rebrand the property as Cortland Peachtree Corners. The property is bordered by two lakes, which includes two docks for residents to fish from or launch kayaks. Additional communal amenities include a clubhouse, business center, fitness center, swimming pool, rideshare space and a dog park. The seller and sales price were not disclosed, …

Expeditors International Signs 143,000 SF Industrial Lease in Metro Charleston

HANAHAN, S.C. — Expeditors International of Washington Inc. has signed a 143,000-square-foot industrial lease within North Pointe Commerce Park in Hanahan. Expeditors will occupy 58 percent of the 247,000-square-foot building located at 1017 Northpointe Industrial Blvd., which is situated 14 miles northwest of downtown Charleston. Of the 143,000 square feet, 22,000 will be office space that the landlord, West-Signal, will build out. The building features tilt-up concrete construction, 32-foot …

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