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Knapp Group Brokers $7.5M Sale of Two Seniors Housing Communities in Irwin, Pennsylvania

IRWIN, PA. — The Knapp Group, a division of Marcus & Millichap, has brokered the $7.5 million sale of two seniors housing properties in Irwin, located approximately 20 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Combined, the communities comprise 95 units of independent living and assisted living. One of the properties was built in 1999 and the other in 1959. The names of the facilities were not disclosed. The seller was a physician within the community looking to retire from the seniors housing …

CBRE Brokers Sale of 283,500 SF Industrial Facility in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — CBRE has brokered the sale of a 283,500-square-foot industrial facility in Philadelphia. The buyer, a partnership between Wharton Industrial Partners and Walton Street Capital, plans to invest $10 million in an extensive repositioning of the site, which will be rebranded SoPhi Logistics Center. Improvements will include installation of a new roof and lights, as well as leveling the interior floors, expanding and upgrading the loading docks and repaving and repainting the entire …

Novaya Foxfield Buys 20 Acres of Land for Industrial Development in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA. — Novaya Foxfield Industrial (NFI) has purchased 20 acres in Elizabethtown, located about 75 miles north of Baltimore. NFI is currently developing two industrial warehouses totaling 200,000 square feet on the site. The buildings will feature concrete panel construction and 32-foot clear heights. The property will be located within the 3.5 million-square-foot Conewago Industrial Park, which houses several large warehouse and industrial tenants. NFI expects to complete …

Strong Demand, Record Rents Drive Office Investment, Development in Philadelphia

Robust employment and population growth are fueling Philadelphia’s renaissance and propelling the region’s office sector to new heights. The lack of new office construction over the past decade has driven rents to record levels and is creating value-add acquisition opportunities throughout the region. With a tight labor market and talent acquisition at a premium, companies want to lease state-of-the-art workspaces that attract future employees. Key features of these spaces include access …

JLL Brokers Sale of 70,378 SF Grocery-Anchored Retail Center in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

BENSALEM, PA. — JLL has arranged the sale of Bensalem Square, a 70,378-square-foot retail center in Bensalem, a northeastern suburb of Philadelphia. Redner’s Markets grocery store anchors the property. The center also houses tenants in the restaurant, service and medical sectors. Chris Munley, James Galbally and Colin Behr of JLL represented the seller, Brixmor Property Group, in the transaction. LS Property Investment was the

Pearl Properties Completes Development of 183-Unit Mixed Use Project in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Pearl Properties has completed development of The Harper, a 183-unit mixed use building in Philadelphia. The 280,000-square-foot property includes office and retail space, as well as a ground-floor restaurant, co-working lounges and a fitness center with an indoor basketball court. An outdoor rooftop area features a heated pool, lounge and grilling area. DAS Architects designed the

Grandbridge Arranges $34M Construction Loan for Seniors Housing Community in Pennsylvania

LIMERICK, PA. — Grandbridge Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group has arranged a $34 million construction loan for Arcadia at Limerick Pointe, a seniors housing development in Limerick, approximately 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Vantage Pointe Retirement Living is the borrower. Upon completion, the property will feature 160 units of independent living, assisted living and memory care. BB&T provided the funds. The Grandbridge team leading the transaction included Richard …

The Escape Game to Build Two Concepts Totaling $4.5M in New York and Pennsylvania

NEW YORK CITY and KING OF PRUSSIA, PA. — The Escape Game has selected Sachse Construction to build two new concepts in a project totaling approximately $4.5 million. One concept will be located in New York City and the other in King of Prussia, a northwestern suburb of Philadelphia. The Escape Game is a popular interactive puzzle game with national locations, and construction will include movie-like sets. The construction timeline was

Middletown Income Purchases Walmart-Anchored Retail Property in Cranberry, Pennsylvania, for $14.1M

CRANBERRY, PA. —Middletown Income Investors Cranberry LLC has purchased a single-tenant retail property in Cranberry, a northern suburb of Pittsburgh, for $14.1 million. A 24-hour Walmart Supercenter has fully occupied the property since 1999, and the retailer recently signed a 10-year lease extension. Patrick Luther of SRS, Phil Sambazis of Marcus & Millichap, along with Jeff Christian and Ryan Morita of First Street Brokerage, represented the seller, ACV Cranberry LLC, in the …

Philadelphia’s Multifamily Market Can Withstand A Broader Economic Downturn

As we look toward the end of 2019, multifamily investment sales and mortgage banking transactions in the greater Philadelphia market are at an all-time high. For lifelong Philadelphians, it’s  exciting to witness the area’s longstanding foundation successfully take shape through numerous real estate projects in the city and its suburbs. The Philadelphia multifamily market continues to capture interest from a variety of capital sources. Berkadia’s Philadelphia team alone has $4.3 billion …

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