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NorthMarq Arranges $23.1M in Financing for Two Retail Properties in Minnesota, Indiana

ST. LOUIS PARK, MINN. AND FISHERS, IND. — NorthMarq has arranged two separate loans with different life insurance companies for two retail properties in Minnesota and Indiana. First, NorthMarq arranged an $18.3 million acquisition loan for Park Place Plaza in St. Louis Park. The 87,975-square-foot property consists of four multi-tenant retail buildings. The center was fully leased at the time of closing. Major tenants include PetSmart and Office Depot. The 10-year loan features a 25-year …

Vera Bradley to Temporarily Close All Stores Through April 2

FORT WAYNE, IND. — As a result of COVID-19, Vera Bradley Inc. has temporarily closed all of its full-line and factory stores through Thursday, April 2. Store associates will be compensated through that date. The Fort Wayne-based handbag retailer will continue to serve its customers through its website. Vera Bradley also postponed its annual outlet sale, traditionally slated for April in Fort Wayne. The company says it is also “addressing day-to-day operations, including reducing expenses, …

Old National Bank to Temporarily Shift to Appointment-Only, Drive-Thru Banking

EVANSVILLE, IND. — Old National Bank will temporarily shift to appointment-only banking at all branch locations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The practice will enable staff to clean and disinfect surfaces after each visit. The drive-thru will remain open at all locations and hours of operation will not change. Appointments will be available between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with the first hour of each day reserved for persons age 60 or older and others who are a high risk to contract the …

Sturges Property Group Arranges Sale of 12,000 SF Industrial Building in Fort Wayne, Indiana

FORT WAYNE, IND. — Sturges Property Group has arranged the sale of a 12,000-square-foot, single-tenant industrial building located at 6821 Metro Park Drive in Fort Wayne for an undisclosed price. John Caffray of Sturges represented the seller, Duncan Supply Co. Inc., as well as the buyer, Peakway Investment Group LLC. Indianapolis-based Duncan is a heating equipment

Simon, URW Among Latest to Temporarily Close Retail Centers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

INDIANAPOLIS AND LOS ANGELES — Simon Property Group and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) have announced they will temporarily close their respective shopping centers across the United States amid the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. Simon (NYSE: SPG) closed all of its U.S. properties at 7 p.m. local time Wednesday. URW will close its properties starting today. URW, which is headquartered in Paris and has offices in Los Angeles and New York City, operates 47 properties in the U.S. Due to …

Schindler Renews 2,150 SF Industrial Lease in Fort Wayne, Indiana

FORT WAYNE, IND. — Schindler Elevator Corp. has renewed its 2,150-square-foot industrial lease at 7616 DiSalle Blvd. in Fort Wayne. John Caffray of Sturges Property Group represented the tenant as well as the landlord, DiSalle Boulevard Partnership. Switzerland-based Schindler Group is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. The U.S. headquarters for Schindler Elevator Corp. is based in Morristown,

Mag Mile Capital Arranges $4.3M Acquisition Loan for Three Mobile Home Properties in Indiana

SHIPSEWANA, GALVESTON AND RUSSIAVILLE, IND. — Mag Mile Capital has arranged a $4.3 million loan for the acquisition of three mobile home properties in Indiana. The three parks are located in Shipsewana, Galveston and Russiaville and contain a total of 183 home sites. Rob Bernstein and Matt Weilgus of Mag Mile arranged the five-year loan with an interest rate of 5.5 percent. Aran Capital was the

SVN Chicago Commercial Brokers $8M Sale of Shopping Center in Elkhart, Indiana

ELKHART, IND. — SVN Chicago Commercial has brokered the sale of Concord Shopping Center in Elkhart for $8 million. The 601,205-square-foot property is located at 3701 S. Main St. and is 54 percent occupied. Some of the tenants include Chase, Claire’s, GNC, Hobby Lobby, JC Penney, Jo-Ann Fabrics and Spencer’s Gifts. Tim Franz and Matt McParland of SVN represented the undisclosed

UTEC Signs 53,246 SF Office Lease in Downtown Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, IND. — United Technologies Electronic Controls Inc. (UTEC) has signed a long-term lease for 53,246 square feet at the Indiana Office Center. The company will occupy several floors of the building, which is located at 111 E. Wayne St. in downtown Fort Wayne. Brad Sturges of Sturges Property Group handled lease negotiations on behalf of the undisclosed landlord. Tammy Canfield of Sturges will lead coordination of the construction of tenant improvements. UTEC is a manufacturer of …

Peachtree Hotel Group Purchases 180-Room Hampton Inn in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Peachtree Hotel Group has purchased the 180-room Downtown Indianapolis Hampton Inn for an undisclosed price. Located at 105 S. Meridian St., the property is situated near Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indiana Convention Center, Circle Center and Lucas Oil Stadium. The transaction also included a land parcel that Peachtree plans on developing at a later date. Brian Silberman, Scott Miller, Paul DeLucia, Matt McClure and Jack Silberman of CBRE represented the seller, 105 S. Meridian …

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