Premier Tower to Renovate 25-Story Residential Building in Downtown Houston

HOUSTON — Premier Tower LP will renovate Commerce Towers, a 25-story residential building located at 914 Main St. in downtown Houston. Originally built in 1928, the property features 140 condominiums for sale. Renovations will involve upgrades to the lobby and amenity spaces, including the pool deck, fitness center and party rooms, as well as exterior renovations to preserve the historic appeal of the building. The project team for the renovation was not

NXT Capital Provides $30M Acquisition Loan for North San Antonio Apartments

SAN ANTONIO — Chicago-based NXT Capital has provided a $30 million acquisition loan for an undisclosed, Class B apartment community in San Antonio. The 300-unit property is located roughly 10 miles north of downtown San Antonio and features amenities such as a resident clubhouse, business center, fitness center and two pools. Tip Strickland, David Schwarz and Kevin Amend of Newmark Knight Frank placed the debt with NXT Capital on behalf of the undisclosed borrower.

Richland Cos. Acquires 49,793 SF Office Park in Houston

HOUSTON — Locally based investment firm The Richland Cos. has acquired Corporate Centre Webster, a 49,793-square-foot office park located at 16969 Texas Ave. in Houston. The property was 84 percent leased at the time of sale and offers proximity to Clear Lake Medical Center, Johnson Space Center and Baybrook Mall. The seller was not disclosed.

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Sale of 153-Unit Apartment Community in Metro Houston

LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of The Springs at Lake Jackson, a 153-unit apartment community in Lake Jackson, located south of Houston. Christian Mazzini and Jeffrey Fript of Marcus & Millichap represented the buyer, a limited liability company, in the off-market transaction. Additional terms of sale were not

Amazon Signs 419,626 SF Industrial Lease at Eastpoint Distribution Center in East Dallas

DALLAS — Amazon has signed a 419,626-square-foot, 10-year industrial lease at Eastpoint Distribution Center, located at 8901 Forney Road in east Dallas. Freight company Shippers most recently occupied the rail-served property, which also offers proximity to Interstates 30 and 635. Matt Dornak and Ryan Wolcott of Stream Realty Partners represented the landlord, Dalfen Industrial, in the lease negotiations. Ryan Keiser and Dan Mulford of CBRE represented Amazon. The Seattle-based e-commerce …

Specialty Grocer Earth Fare to Close All Stores and Liquidate Inventory, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Earth Fare, a privately held grocery chain that sells natural and organic products, says it will shutter all of its stores and launch a liquidation inventory sale. The grocer lists 46 stores on its website, the bulk of which are in Florida and its home state of North Carolina. Earth Fare also has five stores in the Midwest and a few others in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and South Carolina. Earth Fare is also shuttering its corporate office in Asheville. The …

Midtown West Associates Sells Brickworks Mixed-Use Portfolio in Atlanta for $80M

ATLANTA — Midtown West Associates LLC, a real estate development and management firm based in Atlanta, has sold Brickworks, a portfolio of retail and office buildings in Atlanta’s West Midtown district. Charlotte-based Asana Partners purchased the portfolio for an undisclosed price, but Atlanta Business Chronicle reports Brickworks traded for nearly $80 million. Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group marketed the 194,000-square-foot portfolio for sale. Richard Martin, managing director of …

JLL Brokers $63.8M Sale of Distribution Center in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — JLL has brokered the $63.8 million sale of Premier Distribution Center, a 1.4 million-square-foot distribution center located at 1900 Continental Blvd. in Charlotte’s Southwest industrial submarket. Chris Norvell, Patrick Nally, Pete Pittroff and David Andrews of JLL represented the seller, a partnership between New York Life Insurance Co. and LRC Properties, in the transaction. A partnership between Somerset Properties and Waterfall Asset Management acquired the 95-acre …

Nicol Investment Sells Multifamily Community in Atlanta’s Buckhead District for $46M

ATLANTA — Nicol Investment Co. has sold Evergreen Lenox Park, a 206-unit multifamily community in Atlanta’s Buckhead district, for $46 million. The Nashville-based company acquired the property in 2013 and invested $2.5 million to renovate unit interiors, exteriors, clubhouse and communal amenities. The property, which was originally built in 1995, is located at 100 Lenox Park Circle, 10 miles north of downtown Atlanta. The property offers one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans, as well …

Bellwether Arranges $31M Construction Loan for Adaptive Reuse Apartment Project in Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC has arranged a $31 million construction loan for Judson Mill, a multifamily redevelopment project in Greenville. Judson Mill originally opened in 1912 as a textile mill and was placed on National Register of Historic Places in February 2018. The developer and borrower, Judson Mill Ventures I LLC, will use the financing to construct 204 units, as well as communal amenities including a pool, fitness center and a courtyard. Retail …