Kansas City Multifamily Market Poised for More Growth in 2021

By Gabe Tovar, John Duvall and Kyle Tucker of NorthMarq The Kansas City multifamily market has proved it is more than resilient in the face of adversity. Throughout 2020, the market ranked consistently in the top 10 of 30 markets tracked by Yardi. It logged higher occupancies and rent growth, all while welcoming a record level of new supply. That stellar performance is likely to attract even more capital to the market in 2021.[caption id="attachment_283115" align="alignright" …

Newmark Zimmer Arranges Sale of 97-Unit Apartment Property in Topeka, Kansas

TOPEKA, KAN. — Newmark Zimmer has arranged the sale of Westgate Village in Topeka for an undisclosed price. The 97-unit apartment property underwent extensive interior and exterior renovations over the last two years, including the full renovation of a building that was damaged by a fire. Michael VanBuskirk, Chris Robertson and TJ Wahl of Newmark Zimmer brokered the transaction. A private partnership sold the asset to Chicago-based ALK Properties, which is expanding its existing presence in …

Kansas City Industrial Market Slated to Continue Positive Momentum in 2021

By David Zimmer, SIOR, Newmark Zimmer The industrial real estate market in the metropolitan Kansas City area ended 2020 on a high note. 2021 will pick up right where 2020 ended, with no outward or visible signs of a slowdown. New industrial construction is visible in every geographic sector of the metro area, with upwards of 2.5 million square feet of buildings under construction. Without exception, all these are high cube, modern distribution-type facilities intended to capture the …

Colliers Mortgage Provides $20.4M in HUD Financing for Three Seniors Housing Properties in Kansas, Minnesota

KANSAS AND MINNESOTA — Colliers Mortgage has provided three separate HUD 223(a)(7) loans totaling $20.4 million for the refinancing of three seniors housing properties in Kansas and Minnesota. The properties include Village Cooperative of Albert Lea and Village Cooperative of Red Wing in Minnesota as well as Village Cooperative of Lawrence in Kansas. The three communities total 146 units. By refinancing the properties, the borrowers were able to reduce the interest rate on each loan and …

Newmark Brokers Sale of 311-Unit Apartment Community in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Newmark has brokered the sale of Prairie View at Village West in Kansas City for an undisclosed price. The 311-unit apartment community is located at 11200 Delaware Parkway in Wyandotte County. The complex was built in 2016. Mac Crowther and Whittaker Potts of Newmark represented the seller, a private equity real estate fund advised by Crow Holdings Capital. Charles Williams of Newmark arranged acquisition financing on behalf of the buyer, Avanti

Credit Union of America Purchases New Corporate Office in Wichita

WICHITA, KAN. — Credit Union of America (CUA) has purchased a new corporate office in Wichita for an undisclosed price. The three-story building, formerly known as the IMA building, spans 55,000 square feet and is situated on 3.2 acres. CUA plans to move all staff from its current office at 650 S. Westdale Drive to the new building in June. Craig Ablah of Classic Real Estate represented the seller, 8200 LLC. Randy Johnston of J.P. Weigand & Sons Inc. represented

AMC Theatres Raises $917M of Investment Capital, Says Bankruptcy is ‘Completely Off Table’

LEAWOOD, KAN. — In effort to remain financially afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) has raised or signed commitment letters to receive $917 million of new equity and debt capital. The Leawood-based movie theater company says the increased liquidity should enable it to survive well into 2021.Of the $917 million, AMC raised $506 million of equity from the issuance of new common shares. Additionally, the company executed commitment letters for $411 …

Four-Story Home2 Suites Hotel Opens in Downtown Wichita

WICHITA, KAN. — The Home2 Suites by Hilton Wichita Downtown Delano hotel has opened. The new four-story hotel is located at 200 N. Sycamore St. It features 95 suites. Wichita-based TGC Hospitality Management is the property manager and Delano Hotel QOZB LLC is the owner. Amenities include complimentary internet, communal spaces, laundry area, fitness center, pool, grill area and daily breakfast. In response to COVID-19, the property features Hilton’s CleanStay program, which was created in …

Contegra Construction Completes First Distribution Facility at Turner Logistics Center in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Contegra Construction Co. has completed the first of several planned distribution facilities at NorthPoint Development’s Turner Logistics Center in Kansas City. The 408,000-square-foot building features a clear height of 36 feet, 36 dock doors with four drive-in ramps, parking for 210 vehicles and a small office. The 250-acre Turner Logistics Center has the capacity for 3 million square feet of industrial space. Contegra also completed infrastructure improvements to …

Newmark Zimmer Arranges Sale of 56,994 SF Office Building in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Newmark Zimmer has arranged the sale of a 56,994-square-foot office building in Overland Park for an undisclosed price. The multi-tenant property is located at 8300 College Blvd. Michael VanBuskirk, Chris Robertson, Nick Suarez and TJ Wahl of Newmark Zimmer negotiated the transaction. A private investor sold the asset to Nashville-based Excelsior Capital. With this transaction, Excelsior has expanded its portfolio to more than 360,000 square feet of office space in the …

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