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Texas A&M Plans $546M Expansion at Texas Medical Center in Houston

HOUSTON — Texas A&M University has unveiled plans for a $546 million expansion project at Texas Medical Center in Houston. The project will include the $145 million acquisition and renovation of the 18-story Texas A&M Engineering Medicine (EnMed) building at 1020 Holcombe Blvd., as well as $401 million construction of two new towers adjacent to the EnMed structure. The first new building is a 30-story medical tower slated for completion in June 2023. The property will include …

JLL Negotiates Sale of 866,273 SF The Union Mixed-Use Development in Uptown Dallas

DALLAS — JLL has negotiated the sale of The Union, an 866,273-square-foot mixed-use development in the Uptown neighborhood of Dallas. According to The Dallas Morning News, the property sold for $370 million. Completed by RED Development in 2018, the office tower at The Union was 94.2 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Salesforce, Akin Group and Weaver. Office amenities include a tenant lounge, fitness center and outdoor green space. The Union Dallas also features 85,000 …

Urban Edge Properties Acquires Two Mixed-Use Buildings in Brooklyn for $165M

NEW YORK CITY — Urban Edge Properties, a New York City-based REIT, has acquired Kingswood Center and Kingswood Crossing, a pair of adjacent mixed-use buildings in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn, for $165 million. The two buildings comprise a total of approximately 335,000 square feet, including 134,000 square feet of Class A office space and 106,000 square feet of retail space. The properties also include 60,000 square feet of space available for office or residential development and …

SL Green Realty to Sell West Manhattan Mixed-Use Tower, Adjacent Development Site for $446.5M

NEW YORK CITY — SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) has entered into a contract to sell a 36-story mixed-use tower and an adjacent undeveloped parcel in Manhattan for $446.5 million. An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) is the buying entity for the 492,987-square-foot building at 315 W. 33rd St. on the borough’s west side. Also known as The Olivia, the mixed-use tower features 333 residential units and 270,132 square feet of commercial space. The residential portion is …

Winston Hotels Buys 20-Story Office Building in Downtown San Antonio for Mixed-Use Conversion Project

SAN ANTONIO — Winston Hotels LLC has purchased Riverview Towers, a 20-story- building in downtown San Antonio that previously served as a 298,000-square-foot office property. The new ownership will convert the building into a mixed-use development with 342 hotel rooms, 60,000 square feet of office space and 3,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The hotels will carry the dual brands of AC by Marriott and Element by Westin. A timeline for completion was not disclosed. Whit Jordan of …

M&T Bank Provides $78.7M Acquisition, Construction Loan for Mixed-Use Development in Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY — M&T Bank has provided a $78.7 million acquisition and construction loan for the purchase of land in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn and development of a mixed-use project. The borrower, Two Trees Management, plans to build two mixed-use towers with 1,000 multifamily units, a 47,000-square-foot YMCA fitness facility, 57,000 square feet of office space and 30,000 square feet of retail space. Additional ground-level space will house amenities and a six-acre public …

Sea Breeze Properties Breaks Ground on 40-Acre Mixed-Use Development in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Sea Breeze Properties has broken ground for MERGE 56, a 40-acre mixed-use development located in the Torrey Highlands submarket of San Diego. Adjacent to State Route 56 at Camino Del Sur, MERGE 56 will feature a 450,000-square-foot, Class A office and retail space; a boutique hotel; and 242 residential units, including single-family homes, townhomes and affordable apartments. The land was originally approved in 2004 as a big-box retail center before Sea Breeze Properties …

Hanover Acquires Land in Metro Dallas for Future $950M Master-Planned Development

MIDLOTHIAN, TEXAS — Locally based developer Hanover Property Co. has acquired 966 acres in the southern Dallas suburb of Midlothian for the development of a $950 million master-planned community. Current plans call for 2,000 single-family homes, 26 acres of commercial space and 42 acres of industrial space. Pre-development is underway, and the initial phase is expected to be complete in early 2022. Michael Swaldi, Larry McCorkle and Nick Hayden of JLL represented the seller, ECOM Real Estate, …

Beach Co. Unveils Plans for 13-Acre Mixed-Use Development in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — The Beach Co. has unveiled plans for a mixed-use development in Huntsville’s westside that will span 13 acres. The project will include 260 multifamily units, 14 townhomes, a 100-room hotel and 26,000 square feet of retail and office space. Residential amenities will include a pool, fitness area, clubhouse and ample green space with a dog park. In addition, 620 parking spaces will be included for both resident and public parking, as well as attached garages for resident …

Palladium Enterprises to Develop $75M Mixed-Use Project in Mesa, Arizona

MESA, ARIZ. — Palladium Enterprises, a privately held development firm, will break ground Monday, Feb. 24 on The GRID, a $75 million mixed-use project in the eastern Phoenix suburb of Mesa. The residential component of The Grid consists of 75 micro apartments that will average about 450 square feet per unit, as well as 196 regular apartments and 15 row homes. The residential space will be built on top of the Pomeroy Parking Garage and will feature amenities such as a rooftop lounge, …

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