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Maverick Commercial Arranges $47M Refinancing for Office Portfolio in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Maverick Commercial Mortgage has secured $47 million in refinancing for a six-building office portfolio in Pittsburgh. Located within the Parkway West Corridor submarket, the property features 585,000 rentable square feet. Maverick Commercial secured a 10-year, fixed-rate loan with a 30-year amortization schedule through a national lender for the borrower, a joint venture between JDI Realty and Market Street Real Estate Partners. The borrowers acquired the property in 2014. Since …

PREIT Signs Three Tenants to Backfill Former Macy’s at Plymouth Meeting Mall in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) has inked leases with three new tenants at Plymouth Meeting Mall in Philadelphia. Burlington, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Edge Fitness will open locations at the mall in spring 2019, backfilling the space formerly occupied by Macy’s. PREIT is also negotiating leases with an arts and crafts purveyor and a craft brewery. Current tenants at Plymouth Meeting Mall include LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Dave & Buster’s, Bath …

Blueprint Brokers Sale of 176-Bed Skilled Nursing Facility in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has brokered the sale of Fairview Care Center of Bethlehem Pike, a 176-bed skilled nursing facility in the Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia. The deal is a follow-up transaction to the recently announced “Lightning Portfolio,” where eight skilled nursing facilities in the Philadelphia metro traded hands. The seller sought to divest of the non-core assets, which featured a concentration of high-barrier-to-entry locations in the …

Neema Hospitality Acquires Fairfield Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Near Pittsburgh

SLIPPERY ROCK AND CANONSBURG, PA. — Neema Hospitality has acquired the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Slippery Rock and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Canonsburg. The sales price was undisclosed. The 75-room Fairfield Inn & Suites is located north of Pittsburgh nearby Slippery Rock University. Amenities include complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, in-room microwaves and an indoor pool. The 90-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located south of Pittsburgh in Canonsburg. …

Rite Aid, Albertsons Terminate $24B Merger Amid Stockholder Pushback

CAMP HILL PA. AND BOISE, IDAHO — Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) announced Wednesday it has called off its previously announced merger with Boise-based grocery chain Alberstons Cos. The $24 billion deal, first announced in February, would have allowed Albertsons to go public. Under the terms of the transaction, Rite Aid shareholders would have held a 29 percent stake in the combined company. The integrated company would have operated about 4,900 locations, 4,350 pharmacy counters and 320 …

Southern Land Co., Redwood Capital Sell Residential Tower in Philadelphia for $140M

PHILADELPHIA — Southern Land Co. and project partner Redwood Capital Investments have sold 3601 Market, a 28-story, 363-unit apartment tower in Philadelphia for $140 million. FPA Core Plus Fund IV purchased the property. The LEED Silver-certified project opened in 2015 and features a rooftop pool and 13,600 square feet of restaurant and retail

HREC Negotiates Sale of 105-Room Wingate by Wyndham Hotel in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, PA. — HREC Investment Advisors has negotiated the sale of the Wingate by Wyndham, a 105-room hotel in Allentown. The sales price was undisclosed. Ketan Patel and Mark von Dwingelo of HREC represented the seller, JPMCC 2007-LDP12 Spring Street Limited Partnership, in the transaction. The buyer was Humboldt Hotel LLC. The property is located directly off the Pennsylvania Turnpike, approximately 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 71 miles south of

Geisinger Health Systems Acquires Mt. Pleasant Medical Center in Scranton for $6.4M

SCRANTON, PA. — Geisinger Health Systems has acquired the Mt. Pleasant Medical Center, a 30,750-square-foot medical office building in Scranton for $6.4 million. Geisinger purchased the property from a private partnership. Healthcare Real Estate Group, Marcus & Millichap and Hinerfeld Commercial RE represented both parties in the transaction. Located at 521 Mt. Pleasant Drive, the property was built in 2011 and is fully occupied by a tenant roster that includes Commonwealth Health …

HFF Arranges $90M Refinancing of Office Campus Near Pittsburgh

CANONSBURG, PA. — HFF has arranged the $90 million refinancing of Zenith Ridge Corporate Campus, a 486,000-square-foot, three-building office park in Canonsburg. HFF represented the borrower, Quattro LP, in securing a 10-year, fixed-rate loan through Starwood Mortgage Capital. Burns Scalo Real Estate currently manages the property. Amenities at the office campus include walking trails, outdoor exercise stations, ping pong tables, communal fire pits, outdoor patios and outdoor meeting …

CBL Properties to Develop 100,000-Square-Foot Casino, Entertainment Complex at Westmoreland Mall in Pennsylvania

HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, PA. — CBL Properties, in partnership with Stadium Casino LLC, has unveiled plans to develop a 100,000-square-foot casino and entertainment complex at CBL’s Westmoreland Mall in Hempfield Township. Stadium Casino LLC is a joint venture between The Cordish Cos. and Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment. The new casino will backfill space currently occupied by Bon-Ton, which will close in early August. The project, which is expected to create 600 jobs, is subject to the …

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