National Asset Services Brokers Sale of 731,169 SF Warehouse Portfolio in Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA — National Asset Services (NAS) has brokered the sale of a three-property warehouse portfolio totaling 731,169 square feet in Des Moines for an undisclosed price. The NAS team assumed asset management responsibilities for the properties in 2016 after ownership faced an impending 10-year loan maturity with no viable exit strategy. Paul Rubenstein, an attorney based in Los Angeles, represented the

SVN Chicago Commercial Brokers $2.8M Sale of Seniors Housing Property in Northern Iowa

MASON CITY, IOWA — SVN Chicago Commercial has brokered the $2.8 million sale of Grant Village in Mason City in northern Iowa. The 64-unit affordable seniors housing property is located at 815-843 6th St. The property has a Section 8 contract with HUD, meaning tenants make a monthly contribution toward rent equal to 30 percent of their adjusted income. Cody Doran and Reid Bennett of SVN brokered the sale. A private buyer purchased the asset at the full asking

Arbor Provides $10.4M Refinancing for Multifamily Community in Cedar Falls, Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, IOWA — Arbor Realty Trust Inc. has provided a $10.4 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Thunder Ridge, a 180-unit multifamily community in Cedar Falls near Waterloo. Built in 1975, the property features one- and two-bedroom floor plans. Thunder Ridge includes a basketball court, putting green and fitness center. Joseph Charneski of Arbor originated the loan, which features interest-only payments for the full

Iowa to Reopen Casinos, Amusement Parks Starting June 1

IOWA — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a new proclamation permitting the reopening of outdoor performance venues, casinos, bowling alleys, amusement parks, skating rinks, skate parks and outdoor playgrounds starting June 1. The proclamation enables bars, wineries, breweries, distilleries and social and fraternal clubs to reopen starting May 28 with the same public health measures that restaurants have put in place. Under the order, social or sports gatherings of more than 10 people are …

Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage Negotiates $2.8M Sale of Two Communities in Iowa

WATERLOO, IOWA — Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage Inc. has negotiated the sale of two adjacent multifamily communities in Waterloo for $2.8 million. Mt. Carmel is a 13-building property totaling 50 units. It was originally built in 1980. Mt. Village is an eight-building property totaling 30 units that was built in 1992. Kyle Shoemaker and Dan Piatkowski of Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage represented both parties in the sale. A nonprofit organization purchased the communities …

Stahl to Build Two High School Additions in Ankeny, Iowa

ANKENY, IOWA — Ankeny Community School District has hired Stahl to build additions to Ankeny High School and Ankeny Centennial High School. Combined costs for the two projects are $24 million. Stahl will begin construction this summer with completion scheduled in time for the 2021-2022 school year. The additions will increase capacity at each school from 1,400 to 1,860 students. Last year, Ankeny ranked as the 10th-fastest growing city in the country, according to the U.S. Census

Dougherty Mortgage Provides $3.7M Refinancing for Age-Restricted Multifamily Property Near Des Moines

PLEASANT HILL, IOWA — Dougherty Mortgage LLC has provided a $3.7 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of The Cottages of Pleasant Hill, a 60-unit multifamily property located just east of Des Moines. Constructed in 1995, the community consists of five buildings. The age-restricted property is for persons age 55 and older. The 12-year loan features a 30-year amortization schedule. The Cottages of Pleasant Hill LLC was the

Arbor Provides $15M Refinancing for Apartment Complex in Waterloo, Iowa

WATERLOO, IOWA — Arbor Realty Trust Inc. has provided a $15 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of The Grand Crossing in Waterloo in northeastern Iowa. Recently built in two phases, the 104-unit apartment complex includes a community workout facility and an underground parking garage. It is also home to retailers Jimmy John’s and Sidecar Coffee. Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. arranged the 15-year, fixed-rate loan. The borrower was

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $3.4M Refinancing for Townhome Property in Iowa

WATERLOO, IOWA — Marcus & Millichap has arranged a $3.4 million nonrecourse loan for the refinancing of Summerland Townhomes in Waterloo, about 55 miles northwest of Cedar Rapids. The property includes rental 22 units. Robert Bhat of Marcus & Millichap arranged the 12-year loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule and a fixed rate of 3.9

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $14.5M Refinancing for Multifamily Property in Cedar Falls, Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, IOWA — Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. has arranged a $14.5 million nonrecourse loan for the refinancing of Willow Falls in Cedar Falls. Built in 2017, the 108-unit multifamily property is located at 1003 Bluegrass Circle. Marcus & Millichap arranged the loan at a fixed rate of 4.1 percent on behalf of the undisclosed

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