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Unison Realty, Argosy Acquire 421,680 SF Shopping Center in Southern Massachusetts

ATTLEBORO, MASS. — A joint venture between Unison Realty Partners and Argosy Real Estate Partners has acquired Bristol Place, a 421,680-square-foot shopping center in Attleboro. Anchored by Market Basket, Bristol Place is situated at the interchange of I-95 and Route 1A, eight miles north of downtown Providence. Built in 1993 and renovated in 2013, Bristol Place is home to a number of other tenants, including Home Depot, Party City, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Hobby Lobby and TJ Maxx. The …

Capital Stack, GenX Arrange $37.7M Construction Loan for Hotel Project Near Boston

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Capital Stack Commercial Real Estate Finance and Miami-based GenX Capital Partners have arranged $37.7 million in construction financing for 907 Main Hotel, a 67-room property in Cambridge. Local developer Patrick Barrett III is leading the development of the upscale, boutique hotel, which will span 42,000 square feet and offer a street-level restaurant and a rooftop bar. The building will also house Toscanini’s Ice Cream, which has operated in the neighborhood since …

Madison Realty Capital Provides $314M Construction Loan for Boston Hotel Project

BOSTON — Madison Realty Capital has provided a $314 million construction loan for the development of Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences. Trinity Stuart LLC, a partnership between two Boston-based entities, Saunders Hotel Group and The Noannet Group, is leading development of the project, which will consist of 147 hotel rooms and 146 residential units. Cain International is also providing joint venture equity to develop the project, which has a total price tag of more than $400 …

US2 to Develop $160M Lab Building in Somerville, Massachusetts

SOMERVILLE, MASS. — Union Square Station Associates (US2) will build a $160 million lab building in the Union Square area of Somerville, Massachusetts. The property will be a 175,000-square-foot lab building and office space, which will also feature 8,900 square feet of flexible space and ground-floor retail space. SGA is the project designer. Construction is slated to begin in late

MassHousing Provides $22.8M Development Financing for Multifamily Property Near Boston

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — MassHousing, an affordable housing lender in Massachusetts, has provided $22.8M in loans for the development of a multifamily property in Cambridge, part of the metro Boston area. The borrower, Cambridge-based nonprofit developer Just-A-Start Corp., will combine the 45-unit Linwood Court community and the 20-unit Squirrel Brand community to create a new affordable housing property called Squirrelwood. The financing consists of an $8.2 million permanent loan, $13.6 million …

Knighthead Provides $37.7M Loan for Hotel Conversion Project Near Boston

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Knighthead Funding LLC, a Connecticut-based private lender, has provided a $37.7 million construction loan for the completion of a hotel conversion project in Cambridge, located across the Charles River from Boston. The project involves the conversion of a four-story multifamily building into a 67-room hotel that will house ground-floor retail space and features a rooftop lounge. Hay Creek will manage the new hotel, which is slated to open in the first quarter of 2020. …

Related Beal Opens 65-Room Whitney Hotel in Boston’s Beacon Hill Area

BOSTON — Locally based developer Related Beal has opened a 65-room Whitney hotel located at the corner of Charles and Cambridge streets in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. The luxury boutique hotel also houses four premium suites and is attached to a new Mediterranean-style restaurant called Peregrine. Other amenities include a fitness studio, outdoor courtyard and rentable sailboats and bikes. Boston-based Hacin + Associates was the project architect, and Harrisburg, Pa.-based Hersha …

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $5.8M Sale of Comfort Inn Hotel in Massachusetts

PLYMOUTH, MASS. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the $5.8 million sale of a three-story, 67-room Comfort Inn hotel in Plymouth, located south of Boston. Marcus & Millichap’s Jerry Swon, Daniel Zagoria and Cameron Pierce represented the seller, a family trust that owned the property for several decades, and the undisclosed buyer. The hotel, which is located off Route 3, is franchised under Choice Hotels, which operates more than 6,300 hotels across 35 countries and

Fountain Residential, HC2 Break Ground on 150-Unit Student Housing Asset Near UMass Amherst

SUNDERLAND, MASS. — A partnership between Dallas-based Fountain Residential Partners and HC2 Capital has broken ground on a 150-unit student housing community near the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The property, which will include 38 units of affordable housing for other Sunderland residents, will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Amenities will include an 8,000-square-foot clubhouse with a gym, as well as outdoor gathering spaces. Stuart Roosth Architects designed the …

CBRE Arranges $43.3M Sale of Three Industrial Properties in Boston Area

MARLBOROUGH, TAUNTON AND FRANKLIN, MASS. — CBRE has arranged the $43.3 million sale of three industrial properties located throughout the Boston metro area. CBRE represented seller Calare Properties in the disposition of 417 South St., a 145,600-square-foot building in Marlborough that was 87 percent leased at the time of sale, for $14.2 million. CBRE also represented the seller, GFI Partners, in the sale of the 139,500-square-foot asset located at 385 Myles Standish Blvd. in Taunton and the …

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