MRC to Develop 259-Unit Seniors Housing Project in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC), a non-profit seniors living developer operator based in The Woodlands, will develop Stevenson Oaks, a 259-unit seniors housing property that will be situated on 19 acres in Fort Worth. The project will deliver 159 independent living units, 36 assisted living units, 24 memory support suites, 24 rehab suites and 16 skilled nursing suites. Located off Chisholm Trail Parkway at Bryant Irvin and Altamesa boulevards, the property will..

October 20, 2017

M&C Properties Acquires New Multifamily Community in Orlando for $56.5M

ORLANDO, FLA. — Salt Lake City-based M&C Properties has purchased Alta at Eastmar Commons, a newly constructed, 312-unit apartment community located at 10038 Vista Laguna Drive in Orlando, for $56.5 million. Shelton Granade, Luke Wickham and Justin Basquill of CBRE represented the seller, Wood Partners, in the transaction. Constructed this year, Alta at Eastmar Commons features a tech lounge with a coffee bar, sports lounge with billiards room, conference room, fitness center, cycle room,..

October 20, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $34.4M Sale of Multifamily Property in Camden, New Jersey

CAMDEN, N.J. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of Crestbury Apartments, a multifamily property located at 2552 S. Eighth St. in Camden. An affiliate of Lincoln Avenue Capital acquired the property from Tryko Partners for $34.4 million. Situated on 18 acres, the property features 392 one- and two-bedroom units. Andrew Townsend, Ridge MacLaren and Clarke Talone of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller in the deal. J.D. Parker of Marcus & Millichap is the firm’s broker of record..

October 20, 2017

Greystone Provides $54.2M in Financing for Two Skilled Nursing Facilities in Queens

NEW YORK CITY — Greystone has provided $54.2 million in HUD-insured mortgage loans to refinance two skilled nursing facilitates in Queens. Fred Levine of Greystone’s Monsey, N.Y., office originated the two separate transactions for the borrower, SentosaCare. Greystone provided a $21.9 million loan to refinance Brookhaven Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, a 298-bed property in the Far Rockaway neighborhood and $32.3 million in refinancing for Cypress Garden Center for Nursing and..

October 20, 2017

Pollack Shores to Break Ground on 200-Unit Apartment Community in Metro Atlanta

KENNESAW, GA. — Pollack Shores will break ground this month on The Barrett, a 200-unit multifamily community in Kennesaw, roughly 30 miles northwest of Atlanta. The 192,000-square-foot property will include one- to three-bedroom units ranging in size from 700 to more than 1,600 square feet. Apartment units will features granite countertops, shaker-style cabinets, stainless steel appliances and vinyl plank flooring. Community amenities will include a resort-style pool, courtyard, fitness..

October 20, 2017

Gebroe-Hammer Facilitates $5.7M Sale of Apartment Community in Belmar, New Jersey

BELMAR, N.J. — Gebroe-Hammer Associates has arranged the sale of Silver Lake Garden Apartments, a multifamily community located at 104 Fifth Ave. in Belmar. A private investor acquired the property from Anza Inc., the original developer/owner, for $5.7 million, or $190,000 per unit. The 30-unit property features six two-bedroom and 24 one-bedroom units with updated kitchens and bathrooms. Adam Zweibel of Gebroe-Hammer represented the seller and procured the buyer in the deal.

October 20, 2017

Calmwater Provides $12.6M Acquisition Loan for Student Housing Conversion in Auburn Hills, Michigan

AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — Calmwater Capital has provided a $12.6 million loan for the acquisition and conversion of a 144-unit multifamily property to student housing near Oakland University in Auburn Hills. The property, located at 2770 Pine Knoll Drive, will soon be upgraded and converted into student housing and be known as The Edge. Some of the loan proceeds will be used for physical upgrades in addition to the implementation of student-focused marketing and resident programming. Formerly..

October 20, 2017

Essex Brokers $4.5M Condo Deconversion in Chicago’s Lincoln Square

CHICAGO — Essex Realty Group has brokered the sale of the Sunnyside Lane Condominiums in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood for $4.5 million. All 18 condominium units were sold to one buyer in what is known as a condo deconversion. The property, located at 4459 N. Campbell Ave., consists of 17 two-bedroom units and one one-bedroom unit. Brian Kochendorfer & Brian Karmowski of Essex represented the condo owners, while Steve Livaditis & Joe Scheck represented the undisclosed buyer...

October 20, 2017

MBA: Multifamily Lending Up 8 Percent in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Multifamily lending was up 8 percent year-over-year in 2016, with 2,822 different multifamily lenders providing a total of $269.2 billion in financing for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). It was another record year for U.S. multifamily lending, according to Jamie Woodwell, MBA's vice president of Commercial Real Estate Research. Woodwell says that momentum is still strong in 2017, but this..

October 20, 2017

Hood Park LLC Breaks Ground on 177-Unit Residential Project in Boston Suburb

CHARLESTOWN, MASS. — Hood Park LLC has broken ground for 480 Rutherford Avenue, a multifamily project located in Charlestown, a suburb of Boston. The development is the first residential project at Hood Park, a 20-acre development permitted for more than 1.1 million square feet located at the former H.P. Hood Plant. The 177-unit multifamily development will feature a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, including 23 affordable units. On-site amenities will include garage parking, bike..

October 19, 2017