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CIM Group Announces New Name for Downtown Atlanta’s Gulch District: Centennial Yards

ATLANTA — CIM Group has renamed downtown Atlanta’s Gulch district as Centennial Yards. CIM will develop Centennial Yards to include 12 million square feet of office, retail, apartment and hotel space. Local news outlets reported the site was up for consideration for Amazon’s national HQ2 search in 2017 and 2018. CIM Group expects the project to add 12 city blocks to the 16-acre site, which is currently a parking lot for nearby destinations including State Farm Arena and Mercedes-Benz …

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $39.6M Sale of Vacant Hotel in South Florida

PALM BEACH, FLA. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $39.6 million sale of The Palm House Hotel, a 79-room hotel in Palm Beach. The hotel was originally built in 1961 and expanded in 1981. In 2006, the hotel underwent renovations that halted in 2014. The hotel is now vacant. The buyer, an affiliate of London + Regional Properties, acquired the site via a Section 363 bankruptcy sale. Robert Given, Errol Blumer, Robert Kaplan and Michael Mulkern of Cushman & Wakefield represented 160 …

Finmarc Management Acquires Retail Center in Northern Virginia for $29.8M

MANASSAS, VA. — Finmarc Management Inc. has acquired Manaport Plaza Shopping Center, a 250,000-square-foot retail center in Manassas, about 30 miles west of Washington, D.C. Combined Properties Inc. sold the shopping center to Finmarc for $29.8 million. The property was 90 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Marshalls, Gabe’s, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Tuesday Morning, McKay Books, Advance Auto Parts and Dollar Tree. The property is located adjacent to Manassas Mall and …

HFF Negotiates Sale of 171,352 SF Shopping Center Near Daytona Beach

PALM COAST, FLA. — HFF has negotiated the sale of Palm Coast Landing, a 171,352-square-foot retail center in Palm Coast. Palm Coast Landing is shadow-anchored by Target and was 97 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Ross Dress for Less, TJ Maxx, Michaels, PetSmart, Ulta Beauty and Dollar Tree. The property is situated within an opportunity zone about 23 miles north of downtown Daytona Beach. Brad Peterson, Daniel Finkle, Whitaker Leonhardt and Ryan Stoffer of HFF …

Rubenstein, Griffith Properties Sign Freddie Mac to 150,000 SF Office Lease in Metro D.C.

TYSONS, VA. — Rubenstein Partners and Griffith Properties have signed a tenant to a full-building, 150,000-square-foot office lease within Centerstone at Tysons. The name of the tenant was not disclosed, however, multiple news outlets report the tenant is government-sponsored enterprise Freddie Mac. Centerstone at Tysons is located near two stops along the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WAMTA), as well as Interstate 495 and several retail and dining options. A timeline for …

GID Development to Build 600-Unit Apartment Project in Houston

HOUSTON — GID Development Group, which has nine regional offices across the country, will develop a 600-unit multifamily project within Regent Square, a 24-acre mixed-use development in Houston. The project, which will include 50,000 square feet of street-level retail space, marks the second multifamily phase of Regent Square, and follows the delivery of the 21-story Sovereign at Regent Square building in 2015. Floor plans will include studio, one- and two-bedroom units. The groundbreaking …

HFF Places Loan for Refinancing of 717-Bed Student Housing Property in Houston

HOUSTON — HFF has placed a loan for the refinancing of Aspen Houston, a 717-bed student housing property located at 4971 Martin Luther King Blvd in Houston. The amount of the loan was not disclosed, but the financing was arranged as part of a $92 million package to refinance a student housing portfolio totaling 1,653 beds in Iowa, Texas and South Carolina. Doug Opalka, Casey Wenzel and Michael Johnson of HFF arranged the funds on behalf of the ownership, which is partnership between …

Muskin Commercial Brokers Sale of 42-Unit Multifamily Asset in Austin

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Locally based brokerage firm Muskin Commercial LLC has brokered the sale of Retama Trace Apartments, a 42-unit asset located in north-central Austin. Muskin Commercial represented the seller, 3405 Dimond LLC, in the transaction. Ray Quezada of Q Realty Austin represented the buyer, California-based Retama Trace Apartments

STRIVE Arranges Sale of 6,500 SF Shopping Center in Jonestown, Texas

JONESTOWN, TEXAS — Dallas-based investment brokerage firm STRIVE has arranged the sale of Jonestown Center, a 6,500-square-foot retail property located on the outskirts of Austin. James Anderson of STRIVE represented the seller and worked with an outside broker to procure the buyer. Both parties were locally based investors. The population within a 10-mile radius of Jonestown Center has grown by 25 percent since 2010. The area also has an average household income of nearly

NAI Partners Negotiates 3,342 SF Office Lease in Houston

HOUSTON — NAI Partners has negotiated a 3,342-square-foot office lease at 3 Riverway in Houston. According to LoopNet Inc., the property spans approximately 159,000 square feet and was built in 1982. Alex Taghi of NAI Partners represented the tenant, law firm Sico Hoelscher Harris LLP. CBRE handles leasing at Riverway on behalf of the

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