Thompson Thrift Retail Group Sells Fully Leased Center Near Indianapolis for $3M

AVON, IND. — Thompson Thrift Retail Group (TTRG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Thompson Thrift, has sold Rockville Pointe in Avon near Indianapolis for $3 million. The 10,500-square-foot retail center is fully leased to Tropical Smoothie Café, The Good Feet Store, Spectrum, Papa Murphy’s and Family Allergy & Asthma. TTRG has owned the property since completing construction in 2009. Dylan Mallory of Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors represented TTRG in the …

Merchants Capital Provides $11M in Construction Financing for Affordable Housing Community in Fishers, Indiana

FISHERS, IND. — Mortgage banking company Merchants Capital has provided $11 million for the construction of SouthPointe Village, a 62-unit affordable housing community in Fishers, a suburb of Indianapolis. Located at 11144 Lantern Road, the project will be available for renters who earn 50 to 80 percent of the area median income. In addition to the 30-month loan, there are $1.2 million in low-income housing tax credits, enabling the development to be constructed with rents lower than market …

Simon, Taubman Revise Merger Agreement, Reduce Asking Price by $800M

INDIANAPOLIS AND BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH. — Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) and Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE: TCO) have modified their merger agreement to include a new purchase price of $43 per share, enabling Simon to proceed with its acquisition of an 80 percent interest in Taubman.CNBC reports that the decline in the agreed-upon share price from $52.50 per share effectively reduces the price tag of the deal by $800 million. This announcement comes just as the two regional mall REITs …

Sealy & Co. Acquires Westfield Business Centre Near Indianapolis

WESTFIELD, IND. — Sealy & Co. has acquired Westfield Business Centre in Westfield, north of Indianapolis. The purchase price was undisclosed. The distribution center spans 133,160 square feet and is located on Oak Ridge Road. The Peterson Co. built the property in 2018. It is fully leased to distribution and manufacturing tenants, with Aptiv occupying 40 percent. Other tenants include Grinds LLC, ETI Fab and 3rd Dimension Industrial Printing. Alex Cantu and Alex Davenport of Colliers …

Merchants Capital Provides $10M Construction Loan for Affordable, Supportive Housing Community in Plainfield, Indiana

PLAINFIELD, IND. — Merchants Capital has provided a $10 million loan for the construction of Haven Homes, a 52-unit affordable and supportive housing community in Plainfield. The borrower, RealAmerica Cos., has partnered with Sheltering Wings, a nonprofit that provides emergency housing for survivors escaping abuse, to ensure 25 percent of the units are allocated for project-based vouchers specifically for survivors of domestic violence. Additionally, all residents will have access to …

Colliers Arranges Sale-Leaseback of 636,742 SF Distribution Center in Whitestown, Indiana

WHITESTOWN, IND. — Colliers International has arranged the sale-leaseback of Whitestown Business Park Building 2, a 636,742-square-foot industrial building in Whitestown, about 20 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The sales price was undisclosed. Constructed in 2019, the building is located at 3632 Perry Blvd. It is fully leased to Puma North America Inc. Alex Cantu, Jeff Devine and Steven Disse of Colliers represented the seller, Puma. An affiliate of Walton Street Capital, a Chicago-based …

JLL Brokers Sale of Seven-Property Medical Office Portfolio in Midwest

INDIANA, ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI — JLL Capital Markets has brokered the sale of a medical office portfolio spanning seven properties and 439,000 square feet for an undisclosed price. The assets are primarily located on hospital campuses in metro areas within Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The Class A portfolio is 93 percent leased to healthcare systems such as Ascension, Franciscan, AMITA and University of Missouri Health. Mindy Berman, Daniel Turley, Tim Joyce and Brannan Knott of JLL …

NorthMarq Arranges $11.9M Loan for Refinancing of Workforce Housing Community in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — NorthMarq has arranged an $11.9 million loan for the refinancing of La Joya Apartments in Indianapolis. Built in 1974, the 320-unit workforce housing community is located 10 miles from downtown. Lawrence Larisma and Ryan Taylor of NorthMarq arranged the loan with Freddie Mac. It features a 15-year term and a fixed rate. The borrower was

Secondary Midwest Markets: Investor Refuge or Flavor of the Month?

More than a few column inches in multifamily media this year were dedicated to the implications of coronavirus on the housing preferences of renter households. Many theorize that the pandemic is leading householders to reexamine their attachment to urban life and consider suburban alternatives that offer larger floor plans, better schools, free parking and unit access without an elevator ride.Available data suggest there is something to this notion. Occupancy and rent in core urban …

Mohr Capital Completes Land Assemblage for First Phase of Logistics Park in Whiteland, Indiana

WHITELAND, IND. — Mohr Capital, a Dallas-based privately held real estate investment firm, has acquired an additional 184 acres of land in Whiteland in metro Indianapolis. The acquisition represents the completion of the land needed for Phase I of Mohr Logistics Park, a master-planned development. The project will encompass more than 500 acres upon completion. Mohr plans to commence development of an 827,180-square-foot speculative industrial building in the spring. Mark Writt of CBRE …

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