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Lincoln Property Co. Buys 103,494 SF Office Building in Seattle for $58.7M

SEATTLE — Lincoln Property Co. has purchased 501 Eastlake, an office property located in Seattle's South Lake Union submarket. LBA Realty sold the five-story property for $58.7 million, or $568 per square foot. Built in 2002, the 103,494-square-foot property features an on-site athletic facility and walkable amenities. At the time of sale, the building was 79 percent leased to a variety of tenants, including the regional headquarters of Capital One. Kevin Shannon, Nick Kucha, Michael …

Hanley Investment Group Arranges $10.3M Sale of Shopping Center in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has brokered the sale of Natomas Shopping Center in Sacramento. A Bakersfield-based private investor sold the property to another private investor for $10.7 million in an off-market transaction. CVS/pharmacy, Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree anchor the 50,168-square-foot property. Built in 2007, the asset is situated on 7.5 acres at 2000-2050 Club Center Drive. At the time of sale, the retail center was 100 percent …

Sun Commercial Real Estate Brokers $6.5M Sale-Leaseback of Office Property in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Sun Commercial Real Estate has arranged the sale-leaseback of Windmill Place, an office property located at 370 E. Windmill Lane in Las Vegas. MSA Engineering Consultants sold the property to an East Coast-based buyer for $6.5 million, or $299 per square foot. The seller signed a new 10-year lease at closing for the 21,638-square-foot building. In operation since 1978, MSA Engineering is licensed in 40 states. Cathy Jones, Jessica Cegavske, Roy Fritz, Paul Miachika and …

iBorrow Provides Two Loans Totaling $11.7M for Properties in San Francisco, Spokane

SAN FRANCISCO AND SPOKANE, WASH. — iBorrow, a private direct lender for commercial real estate, has provided two loans totaling $11.7 million for properties in San Francisco and Spokane. The lender funded a $5.6 million loan to refinance a four-story, 9,580-square-foot building, located at 131 Franklin St. in San Francisco. The asset is situated on a 2,395-square-foot lot in the Hayes Valley neighborhood. The name of the borrower was not disclosed. Additionally, iBorrow provided a $6.1 …

Store Capital Corp. Acquires Big-Box Retail Building in Arizona for $3.4M

CHANDLER, ARIZ. — Scottsdale-based Store Capital Corp. has purchased a big-box retail property located at 1200 N. Alma School Road in Chandler. Five Sons Furniture AZ LLC sold the building for $3.4 million. Ray Cashen of Cashen Realty Advisors represented the seller in the deal. Situated on 6.8 acres, the property features 62,286 square feet of space. VASA Fitness, the tenant, plans to invest $3 million in improvements at the property to convert it into a state-of-the-art health club …

Despite Booming Jobs Market, Improvement Proves Elusive for Office Sector, Says Ten-X

IRVINE, CALIF. — Recovery of the national office sector has failed to gain traction as completions outpaced net absorption for the fifth consecutive quarter, according to the latest U.S. Office Market Outlook report by Ten-X Commercial. “While the national market shows an office segment that is struggling, a closer look at various local markets shows several different reasons underlying this general malaise,” says Peter Muoio, chief economist for Irvine, Calif.-based Ten-X. “Strong …

New Companies Bring Larger Needs for Multifamily Housing to Albuquerque

Albuquerque is a hidden gem. It isn’t a huge market when compared to places like Seattle, Austin or Denver, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for growth and development. [caption id="attachment_204768" align="alignright" width="100"] David Miles, Allen Sigmon Real Estate Group[/caption] The Urban Land Institute predicts Albuquerque’s development will trail other metros with stronger economies in 2018. But there are positive trends and developments for Albuquerque and the …

Akelius Residential Acquires Apartment Community in Metro D.C. for $170M

ARLINGTON, VA. — Swedish investor Akelius Residential has acquired Ballston Place, a 383-unit apartment community in Arlington, for $170 million. AvalonBay Communities sold the property, according to Real Estate Alert. Constructed in 1999, Ballston Place is located roughly seven miles west of Washington, D.C., and is within walking distance to the Ballston Metro station and near numerous restaurants and retailers. The community features a swimming pool with sundeck, fitness center, …

Core5 to Develop 259,882 SF Industrial Project in Plano

PLANO, TEXAS — Atlanta-based Core5 Industrial Partners will develop Core5 Business Center at Plano, a 259,882-square-foot industrial facility situated on 22.9 acres in Plano. The project will deliver two buildings totaling 164,842 square feet that will feature 24- to 26-foot ceiling heights and parking for 383 cars. Core5 is reserving a third building totaling 95,040 square feet for a build-to-suit opportunity. Citadel Partners will handle the project’s leasing …

Nicola Crosby Acquires 248,707 SF Office Building in West Houston

HOUSTON — Canadian investment firm Nicola Crosby Real Estate has acquired Westgate I, a 248,707-square-foot office building in west Houston. The Class A property was completed in 2014 and was 95 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants such as Subsea 7 and Atkins PLC, both of which are engineering firms. Westgate I includes a café, fitness center and a five-story parking garage. Cortney Cole of HFF arranged a seven-year, fixed-rate acquisition loan through Principal Real Estate …

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