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MBA: Multifamily Lending Up 8 Percent in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Multifamily lending was up 8 percent year-over-year in 2016, with 2,822 different multifamily lenders providing a total of $269.2 billion in financing for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). It was another record year for U.S. multifamily lending, according to Jamie Woodwell, MBA's vice president of Commercial Real Estate Research. Woodwell says that momentum is still strong in 2017, but this..

October 20, 2017

Greystone Provides $54.2M in Financing for Two Skilled Nursing Facilities in Queens

NEW YORK CITY — Greystone has provided $54.2 million in HUD-insured mortgage loans to refinance two skilled nursing facilitates in Queens. Fred Levine of Greystone’s Monsey, N.Y., office originated the two separate transactions for the borrower, SentosaCare. Greystone provided a $21.9 million loan to refinance Brookhaven Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, a 298-bed property in the Far Rockaway neighborhood and $32.3 million in refinancing for Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and..

October 20, 2017

Calmwater Provides $12.6M Acquisition Loan for Student Housing Conversion in Auburn Hills, Michigan

AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — Calmwater Capital has provided a $12.6 million loan for the acquisition and conversion of a 144-unit multifamily property to student housing near Oakland University in Auburn Hills. The property, located at 2770 Pine Knoll Drive, will soon be upgraded and converted into student housing and be known as The Edge. Some of the loan proceeds will be used for physical upgrades in addition to the implementation of student-focused marketing and resident programming. Formerly..

October 20, 2017

HFF Secures $9.5M in Acquisition Financing for Three Philadelphia-Area Industrial Facilities

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — HFF has arranged $9.5 million in combined acquisition financing for three industrial facility totaling 254,496 square feet in Mount Laurel, a suburb 20 miles east of Philadelphia. The borrower is Foxfield Industrial, a joint venture between Novaya Real Estate Ventures and Foxfield Ventures. Mike Pagniucci and Ryan Ade of HFF arranged the separate floating-rate loans for each property through Webster Bank. The properties are 600 and 601 Delran Parkway and 116 Gaither..

October 19, 2017

CBRE Negotiates Sale, Arranges Acquisition Financing for 100,250 SF Retail Center in Easton, Pennsylvania

EASTON, PENN. — CBRE has arranged the sale of Fork Town Center, a shopping center located at 301 Town Center Blvd. in Easton. Retail Properties of Americas sold the 100,250-square-foot property to a joint venture between Triple Crown Corp. and J.C. BAR Properties. Thomas Gorman of CBRE’s Debt & Structured Finance procured $18 million in acquisition financing for the buyer. Brad Nathanson and John Colussi of CBRE represented the seller and identified the buyer in the deal. Built in 2002,..

October 19, 2017

JLL Secures $21.3M Refinancing for 94,841 SF Retail Asset in Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TEXAS — JLL has secured $21.3 million for the refinancing of Phase II of West End, a 94,841-square-foot retail and restaurant development in Lubbock. West End features a mix of big box retailers, flagship hotels and office space. Retail tenants include Cabela’s Outpost, Nike Factory and Marshalls. Dining options include P.F. Chang’s, Chipotle, Chick-fil-A and Panera Bread. Tom Fish and Jimmy Board of JLL secured the loan through New York-based Silverpeak Argentic on behalf of..

October 19, 2017

Love Funding Provides $6.6M Loan for Refinancing of Apartment Property in Detroit

DETROIT — Love Funding has provided a $6.6 million HUD loan for the refinancing of Greenhouse Apartments in Detroit. The affordable seniors housing property consists of 208 one-bedroom units. Built in 1981, the 10-story building was renovated in 2008. KMG Prestige will continue to manage the property. Bruce Gerhart of Love Funding secured the loan.

October 19, 2017

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $29.4M in Financing for Two Multifamily Properties in Massachusetts, New York

PLYMOUTH, MASS., AND HUDSON, N.Y. — Walker & Dunlop has closed $29.4 million in financing for Copper Cove Valley and The Falls, two unaffiliated multifamily projects located in Plymouth and Hudson, respectively. The two loans were closed by Walker & Dunlop Commercial Property Funding. The company refinanced the existing construction loans in addition to 100 percent of the remaining construction costs needed to complete the projects. Copper Cove Village and The Falls each have less than 80..

October 18, 2017

HFF Arranges $35M Refinancing for Multifamily Asset in Broward County

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. — HFF has arranged $35 million in refinancing for Overlook Pointe, a 249-unit apartment community located at 4611 N. Federal Highway in Pompano Beach. John Brownlee and Elliott Thorne of HFF arranged the three-year, floating-rate loan with two one-year extension options through a life insurance company on behalf of the borrowers, M-M Properties and its institutional partner. Constructed in 2015 in South Florida’s Broward County, Overlook Pointe’s residences feature..

October 18, 2017

Hunt Mortgage Secures $18M Refinancing for 436-Unit Multifamily Property in Dallas

DALLAS — Hunt Mortgage Group has secured $18 million in refinancing for Magnolia Creek Apartments, a garden-style multifamily community situated on 14.4 acres at 7272 Marvin D. Love Freeway in Dallas. Built in 1988, the property consists of 28 three-story buildings totaling 436 units and offers amenities such as a lounge, fitness center, pool and playground. Hunt Mortgage arranged the seven-year Fannie Mae loan on behalf of the borrower, Delaware-based IRG MDL LLC.

October 18, 2017