Two New Tenants to Open at West Oaks Shopping Center in Novi, Michigan

NOVI, MICH. — Milan Laser and US Mattress will soon join the tenant lineup at West Oaks Shopping Center in Novi. Milan Laser will occupy the 1,624-square-foot space formerly home to GameStop. US Mattress will take the 2,600-square-foot space formerly occupied by Art Van Pure Sleep. Tjader Gerdom, Larry Siedell and Michael Murphy of Gerdom Realty & Investment represented the landlord, RPT Realty. West Oaks is located at I-96 and Novi Road, directly across the street from Twelve Oaks

Bernard Financial Group Arranges $1M Refinancing for Office Building in Royal Oak, Michigan

ROYAL OAK, MICH. — Bernard Financial Group has arranged a $1 million loan for the refinancing of a 17,300-square-foot office and retail building in Royal Oak, a northern suburb of Detroit. Dan Duggan of Bernard arranged the loan on behalf of the borrower, 320-322 S. Main Holdings LLC. Ohio National Life Insurance Co. provided the loan, terms of which were

Michigan Governor Signs ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Executive Order

LANSING, MICH. — As the COVID-19 death count in Michigan climbed to 15 on Monday, and the state’s total confirmed case count was 1,328, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. The order is effective today and runs through April 13. Non-essential businesses could be subjected to a fine of up to $500, forced …

Detroit’s Bedrock to Offer Rent Forgiveness for Restaurants, Small Businesses in Wake of COVID-19

DETROIT — Bedrock, the real estate development company created by Quicken Loans Founder Dan Gilbert, will temporarily waive all rent, expenses and parking fees for restaurants and retail tenants that qualify as small businesses and which occupy space at the landlord’s buildings in downtown Detroit. Bedrock owns about 50 percent of the leasable commercial real estate space in Detroit’s 1.4-square-mile downtown business district, according to The Wall Street Journal. In downtown Detroit, …

Sportsman’s Warehouse to Acquire Field & Stream Store in Kalamazoo, Michigan

KALAMAZOO, MICH. — Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings Inc. has entered into an agreement with Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. to acquire a Field & Stream store in Kalamazoo. The store will be rebranded as Sportsman’s Warehouse. The company is also purchasing a Field & Stream store in Crescent Springs, Kentucky, and the total purchase price of $5 million for both stores will be funded through borrowings under Sportsman’s revolving credit facility. Sportsman’s will sublease the two …

Greystone Bel Brokers Sale of 117-Unit Multifamily Portfolio in Marquette, Michigan

MARQUETTE, MICH. — Greystone Bel Real Estate Advisors has brokered the sale of a two-property multifamily portfolio totaling 117 units in Marquette, which is located in the state’s Upper Peninsula. The portfolio includes Northwoods and Ridgeview Apartments. Austin Hull of Greystone Bel brokered the transaction. The sales price was undisclosed. An out-of-state buyer purchased the properties from an undisclosed seller. Built between 2004 and 2011, Northwoods consists of three buildings …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy Leases 3,750 SF in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Daniel Gracie Grand Rapids, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy, has leased a 3,750-square-foot space at 131 Division Ave. in Grand Rapids. The academy will offer a variety of classes for all ages. Todd Leinberger, Mary Anne Wisinski-Rosely and Jason Makowski of NAI Wisinski of West Michigan represented the tenant in the lease transaction with the undisclosed landlord. Cody Hier and Miguel Diaz, both professional MMA fighters, are the co-owners of the

L. Mason Capitani Arranges Sale of 128,829 SF Office Building in Farmington Hills, Michigan

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. — L. Mason Capitani CORFAC International has arranged the sale of a 128,829-square-foot office building in Farmington Hills for an undisclosed price. Built in 2001, the Class A property is located at 37101 Corporate Drive. It is fully leased to Panasonic Automotive Systems. Mason L. Capitani represented the buyer, LREH Michigan LLC. The seller was undisclosed. Capitani’s affiliate company, Liberty Property & Asset Management, will manage the

Beztak Properties Secures First Retail Tenant at Uptown Ann Arbor Project

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Beyond Juice Juicery + Eatery will open its 15th Southeast Michigan location at the new Uptown Ann Arbor project in Ann Arbor. Beztak Properties is the project developer. Beyond Juice will occupy 1,600 square feet. Billy Gershensen of the Gershenson Group represented Beyond Juice in the lease transaction. Michael Murphy, Vicki Gutowski and Larry Siedell of Gerdom Realty & Investment represented Beztak. Upon completion, Uptown will be home to 250 townhomes and luxury …

Marelli to Relocate North American Headquarters to Southfield, Michigan

SOUTHFIELD, MICH. — Automotive supplier Marelli has signed a multi-year lease to relocate its North American headquarters to Southfield. The company will occupy nearly 200,000 square feet of the property located at 26555 Northwestern Highway. The mid-century building, which has been vacant since 2015 after Federal-Mogaul relocated, is situated at the corner of Lahser Road and the John C. Lodge Freeway. The three-story building, which is undergoing extensive renovations, will feature modern …

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