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Starwood Acquires 33-Property Industrial Portfolio in Midwest for $319.6M

CHICAGO, INDIANAPOLIS, COLUMBUS AND MILWAUKEE — Starwood Real Estate Income Trust Inc., a non-traded real estate investment trust managed by Starwood Capital Group, has acquired a 33-property industrial portfolio totaling 4.1 million square feet in the Midwest for approximately $319.6 million, excluding closing costs. The properties are located in Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus and Milwaukee. The portfolio is 98 percent leased to 50 tenants. It is largely comprised of light industrial …

Colliers Brokers $9M Sale of Sports Facility in Geneva, Ohio

GENEVA, OHIO — Colliers International has brokered the $9 million sale of a Spire Institute sports facility in northeast Ohio’s Geneva. The 750,000-square-foot property is located at 5201 Spire Circle. The development includes an outdoor stadium, indoor track and field arena, aquatics center as well as volleyball and basketball courts. Mark Abood and Brian Hurtuk of Colliers represented the seller, Ronilee LLC. Baltimore-based investment group Axxella LLC was the

NorthMarq Secures $6.1M Refinancing for Office Building in Fairborn, Ohio

FAIRBORN, OHIO — NorthMarq has secured a $6.1 million loan for the refinancing of Wright Executive Center in Fairborn near Dayton. The 119,473-square-foot office building is located on Presidential Drive. Susan Branscome of NorthMarq arranged the 10-year, fixed-rate loan with a life insurance company. The borrower was

GM, LG Chem to Invest $2.3B for Electric Vehicle Battery Production, Build Assembly Plant in Northeast Ohio

LORDSTOWN, OHIO — General Motors and LG Chem have teamed up to invest up to $2.3 billion through a new, equally owned joint venture company. The partnership plans to establish a battery cell assembly plant for electric vehicles on a greenfield manufacturing site in northeast Ohio’s Lordstown. The plant is expected to create more than 1,100 new jobs. Groundbreaking is slated for mid-2020. Coinciding with the news is GM’s sale of its manufacturing complex in Lordstown to Lordstown Motors …

ICP Purchases Former Kmart Building in Suburban Cleveland

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO — Industrial Commercial Properties (ICP) has purchased a building formerly occupied by a Kmart store in Garfield Heights, a suburb of Cleveland. The purchase price was not disclosed. The 89,300-square-foot property is located at 12501 Rockside Road and is situated on 9.3 acres. ICP plans to update the building and repurpose it into industrial

Baum Brokers $1.9M Sale of Staples-Occupied Property in Ohio

MIDDLETON, OHIO — Baum Realty Group LLC has brokered the $1.9 million sale of a 22,052-square-foot, single-tenant building occupied by Staples in Middleton, about 30 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Patrick Forkin of Baum represented the seller, a private regional investor. The buyer was undisclosed. Staples has approximately four years remaining on its

Mohr Capital Sells 460,000 SF Office Building in Suburban Cleveland for $61.1M

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO — Mohr Capital has sold a 460,000-square-foot, net leased office building in Mayfield Heights, a suburb of Cleveland, for $61.1 million. The property is fully leased to Rockwell Automation Inc. Mohr acquired the asset two years ago. Rodrigo Godoi and Kyle Campbell of Mohr represented the company in the sale. There were no brokers involved in the transaction. The buyer was

Boulder Group Brokers $1.8M Sale of Net Leased Taco Bell Property in Toledo, Ohio

TOLEDO, OHIO — The Boulder Group has brokered the sale of a single-tenant property net leased to Taco Bell in Toledo for $1.8 million. The building is located at 2234 W. Alexis Road. There are 15 years remaining on Taco Bell’s lease, which is guaranteed by Charter Foods North LLC. Randy Blankstein and Jimmy Goodman of Boulder represented the seller, a Midwest-based real estate investment company. A 1031 exchange buyer purchased the

Kawa Provides $26M Loan to Help Fund $134.5M Acquisition of Mixed-Use Development in Ohio

MIAMISBURG, OHIO — Kawa has provided a $26 million loan to help fund the $134.5 million acquisition of Austin Landing, an 834,630-square-foot mixed-use project in Montgomery County’s Miamisburg. Austin Landing, constructed in phases between 2009 and 2019, features office and retail space and is more than 95 percent occupied. Office tenants include Wells Fargo, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Raymond James and Baird. Retail tenants include Kroger, Kohl’s, a movie theater and 16 restaurants. An …

Opus Breaks Ground on Two-Building Speculative Industrial Development Near Columbus

CANAL WINCHESTER, OHIO — The Opus Group (Opus) has broken ground on Winchester Logistics Park, a two-building speculative industrial development in Canal Winchester, Ohio, near Columbus. Construction on a mid-size, 258,000-square-foot and a larger, 556,000-square-foot cross-dock building is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2020. Near U.S. Highway 33, the I-270 beltway and I-70, Winchester Logistics Park will contain build-to-suit office space, 32 to 36-foot clear heights, LED …

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