National Development Receives $57M Construction Loan for Residential Tower in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — National Real Estate Development has secured a $57 million loan to finance the construction of a second residential tower within the East Market project in Philadelphia’s Center City. Wells Fargo & Co. provided the loan. Located at 1199 Ludlow St., the 20-story, 240-unit tower will be built above a two-story retail base. The 233,000-square-foot tower will feature one- and two-bedroom apartments, a lap pool, gym and on-demand fitness studio, an indoor playroom and outdoor play area for children, a dog run, library, conference center, lounge, screening room, billiards room, indoor/outdoor climate-controlled loggia, demo kitchen, community vegetable gardens, grilling stations and fire pits. Morris Adjmi Architects and Bower Lewis Thrower Architects are designing the tower, and Clemens Construction is serving as general contractor. National Real Estate Advisors, Joss Realty Partners, Young Capital and SSH Real Estate own the East Market project, which includes the 322-unit The Ludlow and 175,000 square feet of modern warehouse office space as well as 130,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.