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Navistar to Open $250M Truck Manufacturing Plant in San Antonio, Create 600 Jobs

SAN ANTONIO — Navistar, an Illinois-based truck and bus manufacturer, will open a $250 million plant in San Antonio, a move that is expected to create about 600 new jobs. The site is located along Interstate 35 and links the company’s supply bases in Mexico and the United States. Construction is slated to begin later this year, and the facility is expected to be operational within 24 months of the groundbreaking. JLL handled the site selection process for Navistar, which also recently …

Noble House Completes $21M Renovation at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

SAN DIEGO — Noble House Hotels and Resorts, a hotel ownership and management group, has completed a $21 million renovation of the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, located at 1775 E. Mission Bay Drive in San Diego. Overlooking Mission Bay, the resort features 357 rooms and suites, an American cuisine restaurant, poolside lounge, waterfront dining, fitness center and full-service spa. The comprehensive renovation encompassed all guestrooms, the hotel’s conference center, executive board …

Rockworth Cos. Receives Construction Financing for 214-Unit MillPond Apartments in Utah

AMERICAN FORK, UTAH — Rockworth Cos. has received an undisclosed amount of construction financing for development of The MillPond Apartments, a multifamily property located in American Fork, a suburb 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. JLL, led by Mike White, arranged the high-stacked, three-year, limited-recourse construction loan for the borrower. Located at 80 N. 1020 West, the $44 million project will feature a 214-unit apartment community comprising 11 three-story buildings with …

Amazon to Open Regional Air Hub at AllianceTexas in October, Create 300 Jobs

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Amazon will open a regional air hub at Fort Worth Alliance Airport in October, a move that is expected to bring 300 new full-time jobs to the region. The build-to-suit project is the first of its kind in the Amazon Air network and will support the Seattle-based e-commerce company's larger-scale regional needs, including sortation capability and infrastructure to handle multiple flights

Conn’s HomePlus Opens 656,658 SF Distribution Center in Houston

HOUSTON — Conn’s HomePlus, a Houston-based home furnishing and electronics store, has opened its 656,658-square-foot distribution center in Houston. The center will serve 45 of the company’s 130 stores nationwide, and Conn’s will consolidate its existing warehouse and distribution operations in Houston into the new building. In 2019, Conn’s HomePlus has opened six showrooms in Texas, with plans to open an additional three in the state through the end of the

Pollack Shores Real Estate Group to Develop 201-Unit Residential Village in North Boulder

BOULDER, COLO. — Pollack Shores Real Estate Group plans to develop The Armory, a 201-unit residential village in North Boulder. Situated on the grounds of a former Colorado National Guard post, The Armory marks Pollack Shores’ entry into the Colorado market. Located at 4750 Broadway in the NoBo Art District, The Armory will feature a mix of two-story apartment buildings, 18 three-story townhomes, 8,400 square feet of retail storefronts along Broadway and two public pocket …

Washington Prime Group to Develop Athletic, Entertainment Venue at Former Sears Store in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — Washington Prime Group Inc. has unveiled plans to develop a four-acre athletic and entertainment venue to be named DeBartolo Commons at Southern Park Mall in Youngstown. The venue will be situated at the site of a former Sears department store. Demolition of the store has commenced. Washington Prime also plans to develop an additional entertainment area adjacent to DeBartolo Commons. Plans call for a 37,000-square-foot indoor golf center and new food and beverage offerings. …

Banner Health Selects NexCore Group to Develop 130,000 SF Health Center in Arizona

GLENDALE, ARIZ. — Arizona-based Banner Health has selected NexCore Group, a national healthcare real estate firm, to develop its newest multi-specialty health center. Situated on 17.5 acres within the Aspera mixed-use development in Glendale, Banner Health Center will feature 130,000 square feet of medical office space. The three-story facility will offer clinical services including family medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, general surgery, dermatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, …

Kroger Set to Open Downtown Cincinnati Store This Month

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is set to open a downtown Cincinnati store on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This is the first downtown store in a half-century for the Cincinnati-based grocer, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. The new store is located at the corner of Court and Walnut streets, across from the company’s headquarters. The 45,000-square-foot, two-story store will include five restaurants within a food hall. It will be known as Kroger on the Rhine, replacing an existing Kroger store …

Resort Lifestyle Communities Completes Seniors Housing Projects in Arizona, Nevada

PEORIA, ARIZ., AND HENDERSON, NEV. — Resort Lifestyle Communities has completed construction of two independent living communities, Arrowhead Valley Retirement Resort in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria and Cactus Valley Retirement Resort in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson. A grand opening is being hosted Sept. 12 at Arrowhead Valley, while Cactus Valley has already opened its doors. The Henderson community features 128 units, but the size of the Peoria community was not disclosed. Resort …

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