NORWALK, CONN. — Locally based developer Seligson Properties has completed a $20 million healthcare and retail conversion project in Norwalk, located in southern coastal Connecticut. Seligson redeveloped a three-story, 27,000-square-foot historic bank building that was originally constructed in 1955 into a 24,000-square-foot medical facility for Stamford Health and a 3,000-square-foot bank branch office for Wells Fargo. The gut renovation delivered new roofing, windows, doors and lighting, as well as a covered exterior entrance. The development team also reimagined the lobby and updated the building interiors, parking areas and landscaping. Liberty Bank financed the project.
Cypress West Partners Completes Construction of 22,000 SF Ocotillo Medical Collaborative in Queen Creek, Arizona
QUEEN CREEK, ARIZ. — Cypress West Partners has completed the construction of Ocotillo Medical Collaborative, a $10 million medical office building located at 223663 E. Domingo Road in Queen Creek. The 22,000-square-foot building is fully occupied by five tenants, including Action Behavior Centers, a leading applied behavior analysis therapy for autism provider in the area. According to Cypress West Partners, the building is the first off-campus, for-lease medical office building to come to market in Queen Creek. Prior to this development, Queen Creek’s only existing medical office buildings were two on-campus properties occupied by a health system.
LIBERTYVILLE, ILL. — Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the $11 million sale of the Hollister Grove Medical Office Portfolio in Libertyville, a northern suburb of Chicago. The portfolio consists of 1800 Hollister Drive, which totals 58,000 square feet across three floors. Located on the campus of Hollister Inc., the property is 91 percent leased to tenants such as Advocate Infusion Center, Illinois Retina Associates and Northwest Neurology. The other property in the portfolio is 1900 Hollister Drive, which totals 34,000 square feet across three floors. The building is 57 percent leased to tenants such as Weil Foot & Ankle, Northshore Allergy, Northshore Primary Care and Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists of IL. Gino Lollio, Travis Ives, Sushil Puria and Tyler Morss of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, Libertyville-based Hollister Inc., which is a medical supply manufacturer. Skokie-based Stage Equity Partners was the buyer.
ANNAPOLIS, MD. — MedStar Medical Group has signed a 19,739-square-foot lease at a medical office building (MOB) located at 810 Bestgate Road in Annapolis, roughly 30 miles outside of Baltimore. The new lease marks an expansion of the healthcare network’s presence at the property, which totals 100,000 square feet across four stories. MedStar now occupies 31,000 square feet at the building, which is fully leased. Stephanie Caronna represented the landlord, St. John Properties, in the lease negotiations on an internal basis. Paige Wingate and Matt Sullivan of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant. MedStar plans to open a surgery center at the property in March 2024.
NEW YORK CITY — Bronx Community Health Network (BCHN) will open an 11,000-square-foot healthcare facility at 3763 White Plains Road. The two-story facility will offer outpatient medical, dental and behavioral health services. The opening is set for summer 2024. Project partners include DIGroupArchitecture, New York Engineers and Denham Wolf Real Estate Services.
CARMEL, IND. — Echo Real Estate Capital Inc. has acquired Three Penn Mark, a 33,000-square-foot medical office building located in the Penn Mark Plaza office park in Carmel, a suburb of Indianapolis. The purchase price was undisclosed. Tenants at the fully leased property include Ascension-St. Vincent, Turkle & Associates Center for Plastic Surgery and Abram’s Eyecare. Jackson Investment Group represented Echo in the purchase, while Colliers represented the undisclosed seller. FORUM Credit Union and T2 Capital Management provided acquisition financing. Echo plans to make capital improvements to the property. Echo’s Indianapolis-area portfolio now includes five buildings and nearly 200,000 square feet of hospital-anchored medical space.
LOS ANGELES — Thorofare Capital Inc., a Los Angeles-based affiliate of asset management platform Callodine Group LLC, has provided a $125.9 million loan for a medical office portfolio in greater Washington, D.C. The portfolio comprises eight properties totaling more than 705,000 square feet, the majority of which are situated on or adjacent to hospital campuses. Thorofare Capital provided the three-year, floating-rate loan to the borrower, an investment vehicle managed by Chicago-based Harrison Street. Felix Gutnikov, Jacob Yi and Nicholas Krueger of Thorofare Capital originated the financing. John Nero, Ben Appel, Jay Miele and Michael Greeley of Newmark’s Healthcare Capital Markets Group arranged the loan.
PITTSBORO, N.C. — UNC Health has acquired a 43-acre parcel within Chatham Park, an 8,500-acre master-planned community located in Pittsboro, roughly 34 miles outside of Raleigh. Development of the parcel, which can accommodate up to 700,000 square feet of medical care facilities, will complement existing UNC Health facilities within Chatham Park. Preston Development is the master developer of the community, which features residences as well as more than 200,000 square feet of office and retail space. A 121-room Hampton Inn hotel is scheduled to open soon, and site development is currently underway for a 34,000-square-foot YMCA facility. UNC Health has not released a development timeline for the healthcare facilities.
CHICAGO — McHugh Construction has completed a new five-story healthcare facility and medical office for Howard Brown, the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ healthcare organization, in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The property at 3501 N. Halsted St. offers primary care and dental services. The building, which features 38 exam rooms and 12 dental chairs, is expected to serve 23,000 patients per year. Eckenhoff Saunders was the architect. A two-story lobby features an open staircase that leads to the various offices, exam and consultation rooms located on the second through fifth floors. A Walgreens store and pharmacy occupies the building’s street-level retail space. A rooftop terrace is available for clinic events and functions. Howard Brown developed the project in partnership with Inland National Development Co. McHugh Concrete, a sister company of McHugh Construction, was the concrete subcontractor.
TORRINGTON, CONN. — Colliers has brokered the sale of 245 Alvord Park, a 37,731-square-foot medical office complex in Torrington, a western suburb of Hartford. Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, an affiliate of Hartford Healthcare, anchors the property. An entity doing business as IJAN 2 CT Realty LLC sold the asset to a partnership between Boston-based Sendero Capital and alternative asset manager Angelo Gordon for $8.1 million. Phil Gagnon, Ian Hunt and John Cafasso of Colliers brokered the deal.