Square Mile Capital Provides $47.2M Acquisition Loan for Syracuse Student Housing Property

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Square Mile Capital has provided a $47.2 million acquisition loan for 505 on Walnut, a 363-bed student housing property that serves students at Syracuse University. The property, which is fully occupied for the current academic year, features 126 units in one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom layouts. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, computer lab, study pods, outdoor sky lounge, community kitchen, pet washing stations and a ground-floor café. Trent Houchin of …

Pacer Partners, Drake Real Estate Buy Three Industrial Buildings Totaling 63,000 SF in Northeast

DEER PARK AND HAUPPAGE, N.Y. AND RANDOLPH, MASS. — A joint venture between regional investment firm Pacer Partners and New York City-based Drake Real Estate Partners has purchased three industrial buildings totaling approximately 63,000 square feet. Two of the single-tenant buildings are located on Long Island in the communities of Deer Park and Hauppage, and the third is located in the southern Boston suburb of Randolph. Thomas Didio Jr. of JLL arranged acquisition financing for the …

BowX Acquisition Corp. Completes Purchase of WeWork, Will Launch IPO on Oct. 21

MENLO PARK, CALIF. AND NEW YORK CITY — BowX Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BOWX), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) has completed its purchase of WeWork and will take the company public with an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, Oct. 21. Silicon Valley-based BowX originally announced its plan to acquire WeWork, which will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WE” in March of this year in a deal that was then valued at $9 billion."With a strong …

HAP Investments Sells Stake in $506M Multifamily Project in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — HAP Investments, a New York City-based residential and commercial developer, has sold its equity stake in The Maverick, a $506 million multifamily project at 215-225 W. 28th St. in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood that is nearing completion. HAP Investments sold its interest, the value of which was not disclosed, to Daiwa House Texas, a subsidiary of Japanese homebuilder Daiwa House Group and the firm’s joint venture partner on the project. The Maverick spans 312,500 …

Cushman & Wakefield to Acquire 40 Percent Stake in Greystone’s Agency, HUD Business for $500M

NEW YORK CITY — Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) and Greystone have announced a strategic joint venture to deliver advisory services and capital solutions to existing, joint and new clients of both firms nationwide.Under the terms of the agreement, Cushman & Wakefield will make a strategic investment of $500 million to acquire a 40 percent stake in Greystone’s agency, HUD and servicing businesses. Greystone intends to use the capital to create new product offerings. The joint …

Rosewood Realty Group Negotiates $24.5M Multifamily Portfolio Sale in The Bronx

NEW YORK CITY — Rosewood Realty Group has negotiated the $24.5 million sale of a portfolio of seven multifamily buildings in The Bronx. The first property at 45 E. Moshulu Parkway North in the Norwood area was built in 1926 and totals 71 units. The second complex at 501 W. 147th St. in Hamilton Heights was constructed in 1930 and comprises 33 apartments and four commercial spaces. Lastly, the asset at 741-745 E. 217th St. in Olinville was built in 2005 and totals 21 units. Aaron Jungreis, Ben …

Avison Young Brokers $15.5M Sale of Two Apartment Buildings in New York City’s East Village

NEW YORK CITY — Avison Young has brokered the $15.5 million sale of two apartment buildings in New York City’s East Village neighborhood. The 10-unit building at 164 First Ave. includes three retail spaces and sold for $10.4 million, while the four-story property at 218 E. Ninth St. fetched a price of $5.1 million. Brandon Polakoff, James Nelson, Eric Karmitz and Ryan McGuirl of Avison Young represented the seller of 218 East 9th Street. Polakoff and McGuirl also handled the sale of 164 …

Oxford Property, Spire Group to Develop 62-Unit Multifamily Project in The Bronx

NEW YORK CITY — Oxford Property Group and Spire Group will develop a 62-unit multifamily project at 2893-95 Valentine Ave. in the Riverdale neighborhood of The Bronx. The 12-story, 50,000-square-foot building will offer outdoor parking, a laundry room, community room and a landscaped outdoor garden area. Construction is expected to be complete in January

Omnibuild Delivers 510-Room Hyatt Place New York Chelsea Hotel in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — Locally based construction firm Omnibuild has delivered the Hyatt Place New York Chelsea Hotel, a 510-room property located at 140 W. 24th St. in Manhattan. Developed by Magna Hospitality Group and designed by Gene Kaufman Architects, the hotel rises 45 stories and spans 173,000 square feet. The hotel also features a glass staircase to the hotel’s mezzanine space, a second-floor terrace bar area and a guest breakfast pantry. The second-floor terrace area includes a wall …

SL Green Completes Redevelopment of 640,000 SF Manhattan Office Building

NEW YORK CITY — Locally based landlord SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) has completed the redevelopment of 410 10th Avenue, a 640,000-square-foot office building in Midtown Manhattan. The 20-story building was originally constructed in 1927 as the Master Printer’s Building, named for its ability to support printing presses. New York-based MdeAS led the design of the redevelopment, including a lobby relocation, addition of an adjacent garden and new windows, updating of retail storefronts, …

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