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Madison Realty Capital Provides $55M Construction Loan for Mixed-Use Development in Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY — Madison Realty Capital has provided a $55 million construction loan for a mixed-use development underway at 948 Myrtle Ave. in Brooklyn. The loan will be used to complete construction of the project and to refinance existing debt, as well as cover any additional costs associated with the transaction. Meridian Capital previously provided a $15 million bridge loan to the borrower, an experienced local builder, for the project in late 2017. The developer plans to construct a …

Knotel Signs 23,800 SF Office Lease in Midtown Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — Flexible workspace provider Knotel has signed a 10-year, 23,800-square-foot lease at 6 West 48th St. in Midtown Manhattan. Knotel will occupy the entire second floor through the fourth floor at the 12-story office building as well as the top floor and penthouse. Amanda Bokman and Lloyd Desatnick of JLL represented the building owner in the transaction. Knotel was represented by Elie Reiss of Skylight Leasing. Constructed in 1919, the boutique office building features a …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $2.9M Sale of Apartment Building in Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of 934 Sterling Place, an eight-unit apartment property in Brooklyn. The sales price was $2.9 million. Shaun Riney of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, a private investor, and the buyer, also a private investor, in the transaction. The four-story property was built in 1905 and is located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of

NKF Capital Markets, Cooper-Horowitz Secure $342M Refinancing for Office Tower in Midtown Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — NKF Capital Markets and Cooper-Horowitz have secured a $342 million refinancing for 850 Third Ave., a 21-story, 617,322-square-foot office building in Midtown Manhattan. The owner is a partnership between HNA Property Holdings, ATCO Properties & Management, and MHP Real Estate Services. NKF Capital Markets and Cooper-Horowitz arranged the short term, floating-rate loan through Natixis and Paramount Group. The NKF Capital Markets’ team was led by Jordan Roeschlaub, Dustin …

Meridian Capital Arranges $68M in Acquisition Financing for Mixed-Use Building in Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY — Meridian Capital Group has arranged $68 million in acquisition financing for a 12-story mixed-use building in Brooklyn. Drew Anderman, Grant Carlson and Josh Berman of Meridian represented the borrower, Trinity Place Holdings, in the transaction. The 24-month loan, which an undisclosed lender provided, features a floating rate of 3.72 percent over the 30-day LIBOR and full-term interest-only payments. Located at 237 11th St. in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, the …

Meridian Capital Arranges $49M Refinancing for Office Building in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — Meridian Capital Group has arranged $49 million in refinancing for 232 Madison Ave., a 16-story office building in Midtown Manhattan. Jeff Weinberg and Rael Gervis of Meridian secured the refinancing on behalf of an undisclosed borrower. The five-year loan, which a savings bank provided, features two years of interest-only payments. The 132,000-square-foot building is located on the corner of Madison Avenue and East 37th

JLL Arranges $251M in Acquisition, Development Financing for Condominium Project in Hell’s Kitchen

NEW YORK CITY — JLL has arranged $251 million in equity and debt for CBSK Ironstate for the acquisition and development of 646 11th Ave., a condominium development planned for the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. JLL raised $70 million in equity from an institutional investor and secured $181 million in construction financing from Deutsche Bank AG. The 12-story condominium development will feature 161,000 net sellable residential square feet, 40,000 rentable square feet of pre-sold …

Developer Sam Chang Acquires Site for Possible Hotel in Long Island City for $6.5M

NEW YORK CITY — New York-based developer Sam Changhas acquired a 9,983-square-foot lot in Long Island City with plans to build a branded hotel on the site. The sales price for the property, located at 38-15 9th St., was $6.5 million. Construction of the hotel is expected to begin this year. Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, BNC Hospitality, in the transaction. The development site allows up to 49,917 buildable square feet for commercial or hotel

Meridian Capital Arranges $88M in Pre-Development Financing for Hotel Project in Hudson Yards

NEW YORK CITY — Meridian Capital Group has arranged $88 million in pre-development financing for a Marriott-branded hotel to be located at 450 Eleventh Ave. in the Hudson Yards neighborhood of Manhattan. Meridian secured financing on behalf of the borrower, Marx Development Group, through lender Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies. The two-year loan will serve to recapitalize the project and cover pre-development costs for the hotel. MDG is also raising $66 million in EB-5 funds through the …

Cushman & Wakefield Brokers Sale of 8,307 SF Medical Office Building in Queens

NEW YORK CITY — Cushman & Wakefield has brokered an 8,307-square-foot medical building in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. The property, 29-15 Far Rockaway Blvd., sold for $1.4 million, or $168.50 per square foot. Dan Abbondandolo of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, The Jobel LLC, in the transaction. The buyer was Rockaway Partners. The building sits on a half-acre lot and includes a 27-car parking lot. It is currently occupied on a triple-net lease basis by …