Report: Elmhurst Hospital in Queens Dedicates All 545 Beds to COVID-19 Treatment

NEW YORK CITY — The Elmhurst Hospital in Queens has dedicated all of its 545 beds to treatment of COVID-19 patients, according to a report by The New York Times. The building owner, NYC Health + Hospitals, has begun transferring patients who are not suffering from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus to other medical facilities. Other efforts to increase the number of hospital beds in the city include FEMA’s ongoing conversion of Javits Convention Center into a field hospital and a …

Muss Development Acquires Multifamily Building in Scarsdale, New York, for $29.2M

SCARSDALE, N.Y. — Muss Development has acquired The Glass House, a 51-unit multifamily building in Hartsdale, a northern suburb of New York City. Also known as GlassHouse 250, the property is located at 250 South Central Ave. and features one- and two-bedroom floor plans, a fitness center, two theater rooms and a 95-space parking facility. Itan Rahmani and Jacob Stavsky of Venture Capital Properties LLC represented Muss Development in the transaction. Elana Tsyganko, Max Kostikov and Richard …

JLL Arranges $17.5M Construction Loan for Apartment Project in New Jersey

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — JLL has arranged a $17.5 million construction loan for the development of The Rail at Red Bank, a 57-unit, Class A apartment development in Red Bank, located approximately 45 miles southeast of New York City. Provident Bank provided the 30-month, floating-rate construction loan, as well as a 10-year permanent loan. The borrower, Denholtz Properties, is currently developing the property, which will include 6,500 square feet of retail space, a 147-space parking garage and a …

Avison Young Negotiates $10.2M Sale of Leasehold Interest of Office Building in Harlem

NEW YORK CITY — Avison Young has negotiated the $10.2 million sale of the leasehold interest of a newly constructed office building in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. The four-story property, which is located at 286 Lenox Ave., carries a 99-year ground lease. The property was fully leased at the time of sale to tenants including Wells Fargo, Child Mind Institute and Visiting Nurse Service. James Nelson and Brent Glodowski led an Avison Young team that represented the undisclosed …

Vantage Real Estate Brokers Sale of 3,150 SF Retail Property in Magnolia, New Jersey

MAGNOLIA, N.J. — Vantage Real Estate Services has brokered the sale of a 3,150-square-foot retail property in Magnolia, a southeastern suburb of Philadelphia. The property is located at 130 S. White Horse Pike near a Walmart store and several other retail and restaurant businesses. Monica Walsh, Aran Ploshansky and Bruce Goldstein of Vantage represented the seller, East Coast Enterprises LLC. The buyer was Makellos Cabinetry, a Philadelphia-based kitchen renovation

FEMA, U.S. Army to Convert Javits Convention Center in Manhattan Into 2,000-Bed Field Hospital to Treat Coronavirus Patients

NEW YORK CITY — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers (USACE) have begun a rapid conversion of the 1.8-million-square-foot Javits Convention Center in Manhattan into a 2,000-bed field hospital to treat coronavirus patients, according to a statement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. FEMA is constructing four 250-bed temporary hospitals in the main showroom of the center, each approximately 40,000 square feet in size. A staff of 320 FEMA workers …

Stop & Shop to Donate $1M to Support Regional Food Bank Partners in Fulfilling Coronavirus Needs in Northeast

QUINCY, MASS. — Stop & Shop, a metro Boston-based regional grocer, will donate $1 million to support its food bank partners across the Northeast in their efforts to fulfill community needs amid the coronavirus outbreak. Proceeds will fund workers who may not be compensated during temporary work closures, as well as to support children without access to free meals at school and existing clients who currently face food insecurity. The donation will be divided among the grocer’s 13 …

JLL Brokers $13.8M Sale of Two Multifamily Properties in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — JLL has brokered the $13.8 million sale of two multifamily buildings in the Lennox Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. The five-story building at 1364 York Ave. is a 9,180-square-foot property that features 18 residences and two ground-floor retail spaces totaling 608 square feet, which are occupied by Orlando News and Jamil Liquors. The five-story building at 1368 York Avenue is a 11,191-square-foot property that features 19 residences and two ground-floor retail spaces totaling …

NAI Hanson Negotiates Sale of 16,000 SF Industrial Building in Elmwood Park, New Jersey

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. — NAI James Hanson has negotiated the sale of a 16,000-square-foot industrial building in Elmwood Park, a northwestern suburb of New York City. Located at 55-57 Bushes Lane, the single-story building features 15-foot clear heights and approximately 3,500 square feet of office space. Josh Levering and Nick DePaolera of NAI James Hanson represented the seller, RN Foster Associates LLC, in the transaction. Mission Realty represented the buyer, Bushes Lane Realty Corp. The …

ABS Arranges $13M Refinancing Loan for Apartment Building in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — ABS Altman Warwick, a division of ABS Partners Real Estate, has arranged a $13 million refinancing loan for an apartment building in Manhattan. An undisclosed life insurance company provided the nonrecourse loan, which features interest-only payments for 10 years. Located at 232 East 12th St., the 10-story building includes 68 apartment units and also houses two medical offices on the ground floor. Morris Dweck of ABS arranged the loan on behalf of the borrower, Capri …

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