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Feature Presentation: Netflix to Occupy 327,913 SF EPIC Office Building in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — Internet entertainment service Netflix has signed a lease to fully occupy EPIC, a 327,913-square-foot office building currently under construction in Hollywood. Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. (NYSE: HPP) is developing the project. Netflix will occupy the 13-story building upon completion in January 2020. The lease ends in 2031. Netflix has also signed a coterminous lease extension for 325,757 square feet at ICON and 91,953 square feet at CUE, both of which are Hudson …

Joint Venture Acquires 351,705 SF Office Tower in Fort Lauderdale for $108.5M

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — A joint venture has acquired 1 East Broward, a 351,705-square-foot office tower in Fort Lauderdale, for $108.5 million. The joint venture, titled 1 East Broward Owner LLC, comprises affiliates of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman and PCCP LLC. The property is located on the northeast corner of Broward Boulevard and Andrews Avenue across from the new Brightline Rail Station in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. The asset consists of a 19-story building and a five-story …

Highridge Costa Cos., Coastal Rim Properties Break Ground on $130M Mixed-Use Seniors Housing Project in Hawaii

KAPOLEI, HAWAII — Gardena, Calif.-based Highridge Costa Cos., in partnership with Honolulu-based Coastal Rim Properties, has broken ground on Kulana Hale, a mixed-use and affordable seniors housing project in Kapolei, near Honolulu. Designed by SVA Architects, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. is building the property. Located at 1020 Wakea St., the $130 million project consists of three components — two 13-story towers and a single-story commercial space — to be built in three …

Baylor Scott & White and Memorial Hermann Plan to Merge, Creating Largest Health System in Texas

DALLAS AND HOUSTON — The boards of not-for-profit health systems Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System have signed a letter of intent to merge operations. Together the two health systems own or have a stake in 68 hospitals and 1,100 care delivery sites in 30 Texas counties. The systems also record nearly 10 million annual “patient encounters” and employ approximately 73,000 people, including 14,000 physicians. According to The Wall Street Journal, the …

RAF Pacifica Group Sells 1 MSF Industrial Portfolio in Metro San Diego for $170M

CARLSBAD, VISTA, SAN MARCOS AND TEMECULA, CALIF. — RAF Pacifica Group has completed the disposition of a 12-asset industrial portfolio in San Diego County. An undisclosed buyer acquired the properties for $170 million. Totaling more than 1 million square feet, the portfolio consists of institutional-quality assets in the southern California cities of Carlsbad (3261, 3266 and 3193 Lionshead Ave. and 2281 Las Palmas); Vista (1125 Joshua Way, 1385 Park Center Drive, 2641 and 2651 La Mirada …

Beacon Capital Partners Buys Trophy Office Building in Chicago’s East Loop for $182M

CHICAGO — An affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners has acquired 303 East Wacker, a 944,000-square-foot riverfront office tower in Chicago’s East Loop, for $182 million. Completed in 1980 by Metropolitan Structures, the 30-story tower has two penthouse levels and floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, 360-degree views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan and the city skyline. A lower-level retail concourse at the property connects it directly to the Swissotel and Hyatt Regency …

Morgan Properties Enters Nashville Market with $91M Multifamily Portfolio Acquisition

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Morgan Properties has acquired a four-property, 826-unit multifamily portfolio in Nashville for $91 million. Cardone Capital sold the garden-style properties, which include Hickory Creek, Lincoya Bay, Sheffield Heights and Jackson Grove. The transaction is the first acquisition in Tennessee for Morgan Properties, a national real estate investment and management company headquartered in King of Prussia, Penn. “Entering Nashville is a major milestone for Morgan …

Hilton Grand Vacations to Develop 32-Story Resort in Honolulu’s Waikiki

HONOLULU — Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) has purchased a one-acre site in Honolulu’s Waikiki neighborhood with plans to develop a 32-story timeshare resort. The site currently houses King’s Village shopping center, Hale Waikiki Hotel and Prince Edward Apartments. Construction is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2019, with project completion in the first quarter of 2022. The property will include 191 timeshare apartment units, comprised of studios, one-, two- and …

Coca-Cola Bottler to Break Ground on $250M Plant in Houston

HOUSTON — Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (CCSWB), a Dallas-based subsidiary of Mexican Coca-Cola bottler Arca Continental, is breaking ground today on its new $250 million production and distribution facility in Houston. The new facility will be the first new Coca-Cola plant built in the United States in a decade. Situated within Pinto Business Park, the 1 million-square-foot facility will include manufacturing with five new production lines, distribution, warehouse and sales. Pinto …

Unico Properties Acquires 24-Story Office Building in Nashville for $139.5M

NASHVILLE — Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, has acquired One Nashville Place, a 24-story office building located in the state capital’s central business district. The Nashville Business Journal reports that the sale, which includes an adjoining six-story parking garage, fetched a price of $139.5 million. The deal marks Unico’s first commercial investment in Nashville. The seller was not disclosed. The Class A property, which totals 418,824 square …

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