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Stratus Development Breaks Ground on 286-Bed Student Housing Community Near University of Georgia

ATHENS, GA. — Stratus Development Group has broken ground on The Haven of Athens, a 286-bed student housing community located one-and-a-half miles from the University of Georgia’s main campus in Athens. The development will offer two-, three-, four-, five- and six-bedroom, cottage- and townhome-style units with bed-to-bath parity. Shared amenities will include a resort-style swimming pool, study rooms, a fitness center, dog park, hammock park, fire pit and covered parking. The development …

Paramount Breaks Ground on 70-Unit Multifamily, Retail Project in Plainfield, New Jersey

PLAINFIELD, N.J. — Paramount Assets is underway on Netherwood Flats, a 70-unit multifamily project that will include  4,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space in Plainfield, located approximately 25 miles west of New York City. The building will offer one- and two-bedroom apartments and close access to Netherwood transit station. Construction is slated for completion in spring

Forefront Plans 112-Unit Expansion Project at Dallas Seniors Housing Community

DALLAS — Forefront Living has unveiled plans for a 112-unit residential building at Presbyterian Village North, a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Dallas. The groundbreaking of the new building, which will be named The Hawthorne, is scheduled for spring 2020. Units will range from 912 to 1,633 square feet. The project also includes renovations to existing parts of the

Urban Catalyst Plans 75-Unit Delmas Senior Living in Downtown San Jose

SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Urban Catalyst has unveiled plans for Delmas Senior Living @ Downtown West, a seniors housing community in downtown San Jose. The community will be the first new seniors housing community in the city’s downtown area in decades, according to the developer. The property will feature 52 assisted living units and 23 memory care units in a mix of studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom layouts. Construction is slated to start in first-quarter 2021 for completion in …

Magnus Capital Partners to Develop $35M Affordable Housing Project in West Michigan

WYOMING, MICH. — Magnus Capital Partners is transforming the former Studio 28 movie theater on 28th Street in Wyoming near Grand Rapids into a $35 million, 226-unit affordable housing project known as HOM Flats at 28 West. Magnus purchased the seven-acre, vacant property in October and has since started site development work. Preleasing is expected to begin in winter 2020 with occupancy commencing in summer 2020. Six buildings will be constructed along with 320 surface parking spots. …

Hillwood to Develop 1 MSF Amazon Fulfillment Center in North Mississippi

OLIVE BRANCH, MISS. — Hillwood Investment Properties plans to build a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Olive Branch, approximately 25 miles from Memphis, for e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). The facility will house picking, packing and shipping operations for larger customer orders and create 500 new full-time jobs. According to The Clarion-Ledger, the new facility will be located within Hillwood’s Legacy Park, a 266-acre business park in DeSoto County. The Class A …

DC Partners Breaks Ground on Six-Acre Mixed-Use Project in Houston

HOUSTON — Houston-based DC Partners has broken ground on The Allen, a six-acre mixed-use project located near Buffalo Bayou Park in Houston. The development will include a 99-unit condominium building, a Thompson-branded luxury hotel, an office building and retail and restaurant spaces. The grand opening of The Allen is slated for the first quarter of 2021, though the hotel is not scheduled to be complete until 2023. DC Partners is developing the project in partnership with Tianqing Real …

Lucror Resources, Sixty West Break Ground on Motto by Hilton Hotel in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward

ATLANTA — Lucror Resources and equity partner Sixty West have begun construction on one of the first Motto by Hilton hotels in the United States. The 146-room micro-hotel brand is located in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta at 40 Boulevard NE, less than two miles from Ponce City Market. The hotel is slated to open in 2021 as part of Waldo’s, a planned $80 million mixed-use development project that will include 13,000 square feet of restaurants, an office building and 10 …

Olshan Properties-Led Partnership Underway on $125M Canopy by Hilton Hotel in Boston

BOSTON — A partnership between Olshan Properties, CV Properties and Harbinger Development is underway on construction of a 212-room Canopy by Hilton hotel in downtown Boston. The $125 million hotel will be located across from the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway parks near the city’s Haymarket and North End Districts and will add 12,711 square feet of ground-floor retail and restaurant space to the local supply. Olshan Properties will manage the hotel, which is slated for delivery by …

Kroger, Ocado Select Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin for Sixth Customer Fulfillment Center

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WIS. — The Kroger Co. and online grocery retailer Ocado have selected Pleasant Prairie for their sixth customer fulfillment center. The facility will span 350,000 square feet and is expected to create up to 400 new jobs. The project is slated to take two years to construct. The facility will serve customers in Wisconsin, northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. In June, Kroger broke ground on its first customer fulfillment center in Monroe, Ohio, and has since announced …

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