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Lowe’s to Close All 99 Orchard Supply Hardware Stores

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has announced it will close all 99 of its Orchard Supply Hardware stores by Feb. 1. Founded in San Jose, Calif., in 1931 and acquired by Lowe’s in 2013, Orchard Supply Hardware operates locations in California, Oregon and Florida. Lowe’s is closing the stores to focus on its core home improvement business. “Our strategic reassessment is ongoing as we evaluate the productivity of our real estate portfolio and non-retail business …

GlenStar, Rubenstein Acquire 910,796 SF Office Property in Suburban Chicago for $121.5M

ROLLING MEADOWS, ILL. — A partnership between GlenStar and Rubenstein Partners, known as CT Acquisitions LLC, has acquired Continental Towers for $121.5 million. The 910,796-square-foot office property is located in Rolling Meadows, about 30 miles northwest of Chicago. GlenStar initially acquired the property in 2013 and has since completed approximately $30 million in improvements for the asset. GlenStar added a 734-stall parking garage and renovated the fitness center, restrooms and …

Propst Development Unveils Plans for $500M Mixed-Use Project in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Propst Development LLC, a real estate development firm based in Huntsville, Ala., has unveiled plans for Broadwest, a 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development in Nashville. The two-tower project will be located at 1600 W. End Ave., near the intersection of Broadway and West End in Nashville’s Midtown district. Construction costs and financing details were not disclosed, but local media outlets are reporting that Broadwest will cost nearly $500 million to develop. …

Ventas to Acquire Independent Living Property in Manhattan for $194M in Sale-Leaseback with Brookdale

NEW YORK CITY — Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) has agreed to sell Brookdale Battery Park, an independent living community in Manhattan, for $194 million. The buyer is Chicago-based REIT Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR), which expects the deal to close by year’s end. The sales price includes debt and translates to an exit capitalization rate of 5 percent for Brookdale. The 14-story property features 217 units overlooking the Hudson River and offers convenient access to areas such as …

Qatar-based Investor Receives $503M Refinancing for Hotel Portfolio in NYC, Miami, D.C.

NEW YORK CITY, MIAMI AND WASHINGTON, D.C. — Qatar-based Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Co. (ARTIC) has received $503 million in refinancing for a three-property hotel portfolio totaling 1,049 rooms in New York City, Miami and Washington, D.C. HFF arranged three floating-rate loans through Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies for the refinancing. The breakdown includes: a $290 million loan for The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel; a $132 million loan for the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort in …

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $138.1M Construction Loan for 57-Story Condominium Tower in Miami

MIAMI — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $138.1 million construction loan for Elysse, a 57-story condominium tower in Miami. The 100-unit community, located at 788 N.E. 23rd St., overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway in Miami’s Edgewater neighborhood. Kevin O’Grady and Eric McGlynn of Walker & Dunlop arranged the financing through JPMorgan Chase Bank on behalf of Two Roads Development, which is developing the project in partnership with entities managed by investment firm DW …

BET Investments Breaks Ground on $200M Mixed-Use Project Near Philadelphia

UPPER DUBLIN, PA. — BET Investments Inc. (Bruce E. Toll Co.) has broken ground on The Promenade at Upper Dublin, a master-planned, mixed-use project in the Philadelphia suburb of Upper Dublin. Development costs are estimated at $200 million. The project’s residential component will include 402 units and 114 active adult homes. Amenities will include a resort-style pool, gourmet kitchens with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a fitness center. A planned retail component …

Flaherty & Collins Receives $104M Loan for New Mixed-Use Tower in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Flaherty & Collins Properties has refinanced 360 Market Square, the company’s 27-story mixed-use tower in downtown Indianapolis. The real estate developer and property management firm used a $104 million loan from Chicago-based Heitman LLC to retire existing construction financing on the recently completed project. David Keller and Adam Mallory of HFF arranged the floating-rate financing through Heitman on behalf of Indianapolis-based Flaherty & Collins. Additional details …

JLL Arranges $330.7M Construction Loan for 1,055-Room Hotel in Boston

BOSTON — JLL has arranged a $330.7 million loan for the construction of the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, a 1,055-room luxury hotel being developed in Boston’s Seaport District. Completion is slated for early 2021. Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport will be located across the street from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The property will be the fourth-largest hotel in Massachusetts by room count and will also feature 111,700 square feet of meeting and convention space, …

PCCP Provides $168.5M Loan to Refinance Luxury Apartment Building in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — PCCP has provided a $168.5 million senior loan to refinance a 280-unit luxury apartment building in the Hell’s Kitchen submarket of Manhattan. The 14-story property is located at 535 W. 43rd St. The borrower, a joint venture between Patrinely Group, USAA Real Estate and DHA Capital, completed development of the property in mid-2016. The asset is currently 93 percent occupied. Steve Kohn, Gideon Gil, Chris Moyer and Noble Carpenter III of Cushman & Wakefield …

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