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Hotworx to Open Two Fitness Studios in Metro Kansas City

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. AND SHAWNEE, KAN. — Hotworx, a high intensity isometric fitness concept, has signed two long-term leases in Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Shawnee, Kan. The Lee’s Summit location will be located at 1309 NE Douglas St. and span 1,900 square feet. The studio is slated to open this summer. In Shawnee, Hotworx will occupy a 2,000-square-foot space in a Bank of America-anchored strip center. The location is also expected to open this summer. Bill Maas and Daniel Brocato of Block …

Momentum Grows in Topeka Via Holistic Economic Development Plan

A renaissance is underway in Topeka, Kansas, with undeniable momentum as new commercial, industrial and residential developments emerge citywide. The year 2015 was pivotal with a $9.4 million public-private investment in infrastructure and amenities along Kansas Avenue downtown. Local investors have purchased more than 25 buildings on the avenue for gradual restoration into thriving businesses like Iron Rail Brewing, The Pennant, Cyrus Hotel and Kansas Avenue Lofts. [caption …

Ranger Power to Build $175M Solar Project in Shelbyville, Indiana

SHELBYVILLE, IND. — Ranger Power has unveiled plans to build a $175 million, 199-megawatt solar project in Shelbyville, about 30 miles southeast of Indianapolis. Ranger Power plans to begin building the project in 2022 with completion slated for 2023. Upon completion, the plant will generate enough power to serve 35,000 households. Electricity generated by the project will be distributed exclusively through Indianapolis-based Wabash Valley Power Association, a wholesale electric supplier to …

RSM Expands Office Lease at Chicago’s CME Center

CHICAGO — Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has expanded its footprint to 165,323 square feet within CME Center in Chicago. The property, located on South Wacker, is now 95 percent occupied. CME Center consists of two 40-story office towers connected by a 10-story center structure. The property totals 2.3 million square feet. Completed in phases during the 1980s, the asset was recently redeveloped with redesigned lobbies and common area enhancements. Tishman Speyer owns the property. Joe …

Avison Young Negotiates Sale of 182,298 SF Industrial Portfolio in Mount Prospect, Illinois

MOUNT PROSPECT, ILL. — Avison Young has negotiated the sale of a 182,298-square-foot industrial portfolio in Mount Prospect for an undisclosed price. The two-building portfolio was 90 percent leased at the time of sale. The properties are situated on 8.2 acres at 1900-2000 Carboy Drive. Erik Foster, Mike Wilson, Chris Lydon and Chris Tecu of Avison Young represented the owner, Brennan Investment Group. San Francisco-based Glen Una Management Co. purchased the

Skender Breaks Ground on 60-Unit Affordable Seniors Housing Community in Crystal Lake, Illinois

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — Skender has broken ground on Residences of Crystal Lake, an independent living community in Crystal Lake, approximately 45 miles northwest of Chicago. Turnstone Development is leading the project. The three-story, 63,000-square-foot facility will offer 60 affordable units for seniors, and includes 5 ADA-accessible units, 12 adaptable units and two sensory units. Other project partners include design firm UrbanWorks, civil engineering firm GroundWork Ltd. and owner’s …

Silver Group Brokers Sale of Dunkin’ Donuts-Occupied Building in Richfield, Minnesota

RICHFIELD, MINN. — The Silver Group has brokered the sale of a single-tenant retail building occupied by Dunkin’ Donuts in Richfield, a suburb of Minneapolis. The sales price was not disclosed. The newly constructed, 2,000-square-foot building includes a drive-through window and outdoor seating. Dunkin’ has a 15-year lease. The Silver Group represented the seller, a local developer. Amy Senn of Newmark Knight Frank represented the buyer, which completed a 1031 tax-deferred exchange. The …

Morning Calm Management Acquires Nine-Property Industrial Portfolio in Metro Detroit for $83.7M

DETROIT — Morning Calm Management has acquired a nine-property industrial portfolio in metro Detroit for $83.7 million. Promanas Group sold the portfolio, which totals approximately 1.5 million square feet. The assets are located within Livonia, Auburn Hills, Redford, Saline, Lake Orion and Macomb Township. Tom Oldham and Dan Labes of Newmark Knight Frank oversaw the

HDA Architects, JNS Architects Design $45M AC Hotel in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — HDA Architects and JNS Architects have completed the design of a new $45 million AC Hotel in the Central West End of St. Louis. The seven-story building will have 192 guest rooms. The project will be situated near the BJC Institute of Health at Washington University. The development team includes Koplar Properties, Concord Hospitality Enterprises and Homebase Partners. MC Hotel Construction is the general contractor. Construction is scheduled to commence this

Kraus-Anderson Completes Construction of Hornbacher’s Grocery Store in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Kraus-Anderson has completed construction of a new Hornbacher’s grocery store in West Fargo. Located at I-94 and Sheyenne Street, the 61,000-square-foot property features an in-store pharmacy, Caribou Coffee and a 3,458-square-foot wine and spirits store. A seating mezzanine area overlooks the sales floor, which includes fresh produce, sushi, a deli, bakery, meat department, flower shop, popcorn shop and juicery. Hornbacher’s operates in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn. Its …

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