S3 Capital Partners Arranges $76M Construction Loan for 21-Story Hotel in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — S3 Capital Partners has arranged a $76 million construction loan for a 21-story, 87,655-square-foot hotel in the NoMad neighborhood of Manhattan. Located at 292 Fifth Ave., the hotel will consist of 182 rooms and a restaurant. The borrower is Sam Chang, the owner and founder of McSam Hotel Group. The lender was undisclosed. Nearby hotel properties include the Ace Hotel, Royalton Park Avenue, The Nomad Hotel and The Langham New York Fifth Avenue. The hotel will be flagged as an …

Strategic Storage Trust Acquires Self-Storage Portfolio Totaling 3,600 Units in Texas

HOUSTON AND COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Strategic Storage Trust IV, a self-storage REIT sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management LLC, has acquired a portfolio of six properties totaling approximately 3,600 units and recreation vehicle spaces in Texas. The properties were built between 2002 and 2007, are located in the greater Houston and College Station areas and offer a total of roughly 483,000 net rentable square feet. The sellers were not

Green Bay Packaging to Expand Operations in Illinois With 170,000 SF Complex

DOWNERS GROVE, ILL. — Green Bay Packaging (GBP) has broken ground on a new 170,000-square-foot industrial complex in Downers Grove. The building will house a high-tech design department and enable the packaging company to expand warehouse capabilities. A timeline for construction was not disclosed. The Green Bay, Wis.-based company has manufacturing facilities in 14

Wilshire Skyline, Kings Arch Break Ground for Adaptive Reuse of Office Building in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. — Wilshire Skyline, in partnership with Kings Arch Inc., has broken ground on the restoration and adaptive reuse of a landmarked building located at 1305 Second St. in Santa Monica. KFA designed the renovation of the three-story building that was built in 1914. The project will provide new spaces for commercial office tenants. Exterior renovations will include adding ground-floor window awnings, providing new landscaping around the property and rehabilitating the …

Cawley Partners to Develop 168,000 SF Spec Office Building in Metro Dallas

COPPELL, TEXAS — Dallas-based Cawley Partners will develop The Braun on Belt Line, a 168,000-square-foot office building that will be located in Coppell, a northern suburb of Dallas. The four-story property, which marks Phase I of a larger office development, is being built on a speculative basis. Amenities will include a conference center, patio lounge and a fitness center. Gensler designed the project, which is slated for a third-quarter 2020

Bank OZK Provides $15.6M Construction Loan for Self-Storage Facility in Hillside, New Jersey

HILSIDE, N.J. — Bank OZK has provided a $15.6 million construction loan for Hillside CubeSmart, a 1,203-unit self-storage facility in Hillside. HFF represented the borrower, Quinlan Development Group, in the transaction. Terms of the financing were not disclosed. CubeSmart, one of the nation’s largest operators of self-storage facilities, will manage the property. The property is located at 591 North Union

Pennrose Tops Out 120-Unit Seniors Housing Community in Maryland

ASPEN HILL, MD. — Pennrose has completed vertical construction of Pointe View at Aspen Hill, a 120-unit, mixed-income seniors housing community in Aspen Hill, located just north of Washington, D.C. Located on a nearly six-acre parcel, the development features 61 one-bedroom and 59 two-bedroom apartments. Harkins Builders is the general contractor, while Architecture by Design is the architect. The affordable, independent living community will be restricted to residents age 62 or older, …

KeyBank Secures $63M Loan for Apartment Community in Revere, Massachusetts

REVERE, MASS. — KeyBank has provided a $63 million refinancing for Beach House, a 234-unit apartment community in Revere. The Fannie Mae loan was used to refinance an existing KeyBank construction loan. The borrower, Baystone Development, built the seven-story property in 2018. The financing includes a 10-year term with a five-year interest-only period on a 30-year amortization

Floor & Decor to Relocate, Expand Its Headquarters, Creating 500 Jobs in Metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — Floor & Decor, a specialty retailer of hard surface flooring and related accessories, plans to relocate and expand its headquarters to Cobb County from Atlanta. The company’s expansion will create 500 jobs, including administrative and customer service positions, over five years, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. Additionally, the company will receive a $500,000 grant to help establish the new headquarters and could be eligible for more than $3 million in state tax breaks …

Goldman Sachs, Lionheart Strategic Management Provide $133M Construction Financing for W Hotel in Nashville’s Gulch District

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Goldman Sachs and Lionheart Strategic Management have provided senior and mezzanine financing totaling $133 million for the ground-up construction of a W-branded hotel in Nashville’s Gulch neighborhood. Magellan Development, Corner Partnership and Hospitality Gaming Advisors are developing the 346-room hotel. The senior and mezzanine financing will have co-terminus initial terms of three years. The financing closed in


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