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Colliers Brokers Sale of 74,452 SF Bicentennial Building in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

WILKES-BARRE, PA. — Colliers International has brokered the sale of the Bicentennial Building, a 74,452-square-foot office and retail property in Wilkes-Barre, located near Scranton in the northeastern part of the state. The six-story building was 83 percent occupied at the time of sale. Bicentennial Building Associates sold the asset to a private investment group based in the New York metro area. Jeff Algatt and John Susanin of Colliers brokered the

NAI Mertz Arranges Sale of 151,220 SF Industrial Property in Chalfont, Pennsylvania

CHALFONT, PA. — NAI Mertz has arranged the sale of a 151,220-square-foot industrial property located at 90 Hamilton St. in Chalfont, located north of Philadelphia. The sales price was approximately $6 million. The building is situated on 14 acres and includes 6,000 square feet of office/showroom space. Jeff Licht, Jared Licht and Adam Lashner of NAI Mertz represented the buyer, AVL Properties LLC, in the transaction. Binswanger Commercial Real Estate Services represented the

Lehigh Valley Health Network to Open 100,000 SF Hospital in Central Pennsylvania

LEHIGHTON, PA. — Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will open a 100,000-square-foot hospital in Lehighton in central Pennsylvania. The facility will be situated on a 34.5-acre site and will feature 18 inpatient beds, a 12-bay emergency department, two operating rooms, two procedure rooms and four observation rooms with plans for future expansion. The opening is scheduled for spring 2022. Matt Macdonald of Markward Group represented LVHN and the seller in the disposition of the

CBL Properties Debuts $150M Live Casino Pittsburgh Destination at Westmoreland Mall

PITTSBURGH — CBL Properties, a Tennessee-based retail REIT, has debuted Live! Casino Pittsburgh, a $150 million entertainment destination that operates out of the company’s Westmoreland Mall in metro Pittsburgh. The Cordish Cos. of Baltimore developed the 100,000-square-foot casino and will operate it under its Live! brand, which is known for baseball-themed entertainment destinations in Atlanta, St. Louis and Arlington, Texas. The two-level destination replaces a former Bon-Ton department …

Urban Outfitters Reports 8.4 Decrease in Net Sales to Close 2020, Announces Leadership Changes

PHILADELPHIA — Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) reported an 8.4 percent sales decrease for the two months that ended on Dec. 31, 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier.The Philadelphia-based apparel retailer said that lower sales within its brick-and-mortar stores were partially offset by double-digit sales growth across the digital platforms of its family of brands, which includes Free People and Anthropologie Group. For the fiscal year 2020, the company’s net sales declined …

J.G. Petrucci, Cabot to Develop 225,000 SF Industrial Project in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

FAIRLESS HILLS, PA. — A partnership between New Jersey-based developer J.G. Petrucci Co. and Boston-based Cabot Properties will develop a 225,000-square-foot industrial project in Fairless Hills, about 25 miles north of Philadelphia. The property will be situated on 18.3 acres and will feature 36-foot clear heights, 50 trailer parking spaces and 172 parking stalls. Jon Mikula and John Plower of JLL arranged the partnership between the co-developers. The project is expected to be complete by …

Core5 Industrial Partners Begins Work on 591,360 SF Spec Project in Souderton, Pennsylvania

SOUDERTON, PA. — Atlanta-based Core5 Industrial Partners has begun construction on Core5 Logistics Center at Park 31, a 591,360-square-foot speculative industrial project that will be situated on 74.4 acres in Souderton, about 35 miles north of Philadelphia. The first phase of the development will consist of two buildings totaling approximately 400,000 square feet that are expected to be complete in the third quarter. Michael Golarz and Tom Golarz of Colliers International are handling …

Equus Sells 262,615 Life Sciences Portfolio in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

WYOMISSING, PA. — Philadelphia-based Equus Capital Partners has sold a three-building, 262,615-square-foot life sciences portfolio in Wyomissing, located just outside Reading in Berks County. An affiliate of Miami-based Kawa Capital Management purchased the portfolio for an undisclosed price. The buildings are located within the 53-acre Knitting Mills campus and house office and lab space that is leased to tenants such as UGI Energy Services, Teleflex and Tower Health. The site was originally …

J.G. Petrucci Sells 40,000 SF Medical Office Building in Easton, Pennsylvania

EASTON, PA. — Developer J.G. Petrucci Co. has sold a 40,000-square-foot medical office building located at 2401 Northampton St. in the Lehigh Valley city of Easton. Cerminara Architect designed the project, and Iron Hill Construction Management, a subsidiary of J.G. Petrucci, served as the general contractor. The property is leased to Lehigh Valley Health Network and houses primary care, lab testing, orthopedic, imaging and physical therapy service

DH Property Holdings to Develop 733,800 SF Distribution Center in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — DH Property Holdings will develop a 733,800-square-foot distribution center on a 69-acre parcel at 5000 Richmond St. in Philadelphia, a project that is valued at $115 million. The site is located near Interstate 95, about six miles from the Center City area, and will house a 351,800-square-foot side-load building and a 382,000-square-foot cross-dock building. Walker & Dunlop arranged a limited equity partner to assist DH Property Holdings with the project. A construction …

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