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Markward Group Orchestrates $2.2M Sale of Development Site in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

BETHLEHEM, PA. — Markward Group has arranged the $2.2 million sale of an eight-acre development site in Bethlehem. The property is located at 4700-4720 Bath Pike. Matt Macdonald of Markward Group represented the seller, the Kunsman Family, in the transaction. The buyer was Columbia Wegman Hanover LLC., which plans to develop a senior living community on the

Morgan Properties Acquires Multifamily Portfolio in Philadelphia, Northern Virginia for $890.5M

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA. — Morgan Properties, a Pennsylvania-based investment and management firm, has acquired a portfolio of 10 apartment communities totaling 4,130 units in the metro areas of Philadelphia and Northern Virginia. The sales price was not disclosed, but The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the portfolio fetched a price of $890.5 million. The Philadelphia assets consist of seven properties totaling 2,346 units, which makes the transaction the largest multifamily acquisition …

Capital Health Group Sells 534-Bed Seniors Housing Portfolio in Southeastern Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA — Capital Health Group LLC (CHG) has arranged the sale of a four-community, 534-bed seniors housing portfolio in southeastern Pennsylvania. Affiliates of CHG acquired the portfolio, which features a mix of independent living, assisted living and memory care units, in January 2017. CHG’s affiliated management company, Milestone Retirement Communities LLC, operated the communities during this time. Under CHG’s ownership, portfolio occupancy averaged over 93 percent and the …

Procida Funding Provides $7M Construction Loan for Townhome Development in Pennsylvania

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, PA. — Procida Funding has provided a $7 million construction loan for a townhome community in Upper Macungie Township. Located at Wrenfield 1230 Route 100 North, the $26 million project will consist of 98 market-rate, two- and three-story townhouse units with an average size of 2,264 square feet. Ashley Development Corp. will construct the community. The borrower was Lou

Marcus & Millichap Negotiates $1.8M Sale of Multifamily Building in Pennsylvania

SECANE, PA. — Marcus & Millichap has negotiated the $1.8 million sale of Ashland Terrace, a 27-unit multifamily building in Secane. Located at 711 Ashland Ave., the property consists of six, one-bedroom and 21, two-bedroom units. Clarke Talone, Andrew Townsend, Daniel Bernard and Ridge MacLaren of Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office represented the seller, a private partnership, in the transaction. The buyer was a regional limited liability …

Colliers Negotiates Sale of Manufacturing Facility in Kutztown, Pennsylvania

KUTZTOWN, PA. — Colliers International has negotiated the sale of a manufacturing facility in Kutztown. The sales price was undisclosed. Located at 207 Rail Road St., the 17,000-square-foot property was built in 1863 as the Haeffner-Dietrich Feed Mill. The property most recently served as headquarters and manufacturing facility for the RADIUS Toothbrush brand. Ryan Dietrick and Kelly Berfield of Colliers International’s Allentown office represented the seller, Radius USA, in the …

Colony Capital Acquires National Industrial Real Estate Portfolio for $1.2B

DALLAS — Affiliates of Dallas-based Colony Capital have purchased a national portfolio of 54 light and bulk industrial buildings for $1.2 billion. The value-add portfolio is located across 10 U.S. markets, totaling 11.9 million square feet, and is 71 percent leased. A portion (48) of the buildings are last-mile light industrial assets and were acquired through Colony’s existing light industrial platform. The remaining six buildings are bulk industrial and were purchased through a …

Millennials Catalyst for Retail Transformation of Center City Philadelphia

As consumer shopping habits continue to evolve and shoppers get younger, retailers are trying to strike the right balance between their online and physical presence. Those that find this omnichannel harmony are thriving in cities across the United States. Philadelphia’s Center City, in particular, is capitalizing on its booming millennial population and attracting retail concepts that cater to this group. Mike Gorman, Executive Vice President of Brokerage Services and Principal at Metro …

Redefining Retail Real Estate in Philadelphia

When the Philadelphia Eagles were headed to the Super Bowl in 2018, they were the underdogs. The odds — and subsequently media headlines — were against them. But the team proved those predictions wrong, and went on to clinch its first championship. The retail market in Philadelphia, and nationwide, tackled similar challenges last year. As mature department stores shuttered and retailers filed for bankruptcy, the industry faced ongoing uncertainty. However, the rapidly changing dynamics …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $3.1M Sale of Retail Property in Altoona, Pennsylvania

ALTOONA, PA. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $3.1 million sale of a 6,220-square-foot retail property in Altoona. Located at 100 Sheraton Drive, the property is currently net leased to Outback Steakhouse. Alan Cafiero and Ben Sgambati of Marcus & Millichap's New Jersey office represented the buyer, a limited liability company, in the transaction. The seller was

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