SARASOTA, FLA. — Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. (NYSE: AHP) has agreed to acquire the 266-room Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, located approximately 60 miles south of Tampa, for $171 million. The transaction equates to $643,000 per room. Ashford Prime is also acquiring a 22-acre plot of vacant land adjacent to the hotel for $9.7 million with plans for residential development adjacent to a golf course. The acquisitions are expected to close in early April. Built in 2001, Ritz-Carlton Sarasota..
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — Bridge Development Partners, in a joint venture with Akard Street Partners LP, Banner Oak Capital Partners LP and Elion Partners, has broken ground on Bridge Point Riverbend, a 221,542-square-foot industrial building in Fort Lauderdale. The building is under construction at the intersection of Interstate 95 and Broward Boulevard. The joint venture acquired the 12-acre site in July for $10.4 million and secured $16.6 million in financing to develop the project. The..
BROOKHAVEN, GA. — Caddis has acquired Brookhaven Medical Center, a 48,588-square-foot medical office building located at 3925 Peachtree Road in Brookhaven, a city adjacent to Atlanta’s Buckhead district. The sales price was not disclosed, but CoStar reports the Dallas-based healthcare real estate firm acquired the asset for $27.6 million. Korey Prefontaine, Sonny Molloy, Bob Johnson and Jared Kaye of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, a joint venture between G.H. Anderson &..
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged a $15 million loan for Plaza Tower & Courtyard Shops, a 184,000-square-foot office and retail property located at 111 2nd Ave. N.E. and 201 1st St. N.E. in St. Petersburg. Bob Hernandez of NorthMarq arranged the seven-year loan with a 25-year amortization schedule on behalf of the undisclosed borrower. A local community bank provided the funding. The property is home to tenants such as Keller Williams Realty, LIG Marine and Gulfcoast..
ORLANDO, FLA. — Tavistock Development Co. has launched the Tavistock Hotel Collection, a hospitality portfolio that will include the previously announced Tavistock Town Center Hotel at Lake Nona Town Center and the newly announced Tavistock Lake Nona Resort. Both properties will be located at Lake Nona, the firm’s 7,000-acre master-planned community in Orlando. Tavistock Lake Nona Resort will be situated between the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club and the USTA National Campus. The hotel..
DURHAM, N.C. — The Dilweg Cos. has sold Regional Commerce Center, a 1.2 million-square-foot industrial complex located at 706 Ellis Road in Durham. The 46-building warehouse complex is situated on 65 acres directly adjacent to NC Highway 147. Constructed in 1929, the property operated as a tobacco drying warehouse until 2005. At the time of sale, Regional Commerce Center was 34 percent leased. Chris Norvell, Justin Good and Patrick Nally of HFF arranged the transaction on behalf of Dilweg...
MCLEAN, VA. — Avison Young has brokered the sale of a 79,880-square-foot office building located at 1764 Old Meadow Lane in McLean, roughly 14 miles west of Washington, D.C. Rob Walters, Chip Ryan, John Kevill and Jim Kornick of Avison Young arranged the transaction. Young Group Inc. acquired the six-story building for an undisclosed price. The vacant building is situated on 1.9 acres of land. Young Group plans to convert the building into a self-storage facility. Butz-Wilbern is providing..
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. — East End Capital and GreenOak Real Estate have acquired 555 Washington Avenue, an office and retail building in Miami Beach. EOSII at 555 Washington LLC, an affiliate of KBS Realty Advisors, sold the asset for $38 million, according to local media reports. Christian Lee and Jose Lobon of CBRE brokered the transaction. Designed by Miami-based architecture firm Arquitectonica, 555 Washington Avenue includes 44,000 square feet of Class A office space, 22,000 square feet of..
DELAND, FLA. — Hunt Capital Partners has provided $13.4 million in low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) for the development of The Pines, a 100-unit affordable housing community in DeLand, roughly 50 miles north of Orlando. Hunt Capital Partners structured the funding through its multi-investor fund, Hunt Capital Partners Tax Credit Fund 27, on behalf of the project developer, Roundstone Development LLC. The Pines will offer a mix of one- to four-bedroom units, all set aside for households..
AUBURN, ALA. — Capstone Real Estate Investments LLC (CREI) has sold Eagles South Apartments, a 574-bed student housing community located roughly two miles from the Auburn University campus in Alabama. Aspen Heights acquired the property for an undisclosed price. The community offers one- and two-bedroom units with bed-to-bath parity. Shared amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, barbecue grills and picnic areas, a pool, computer lab, outdoor fireplace, clubhouse, sand volleyball courts..