3650 REIT Provides $85M Loan for Refinancing of Office Building in Wilmington, Delaware

WILMINGTON, DEL. — 3650 REIT, a Miami-based direct lender, has provided an $85 million loan for the refinancing of WSFS Bank Center, a 371,000-square-foot office building in Wilmington, about 30 miles south of Philadelphia. Developed by Buccini/Pollin Group in 2006, the property serves as the corporate headquarters of WSFS Bank. David Strongwater of Lantern Real Estate placed the loan, which carries a 120-month term, with 3650 REIT on behalf of

J.C. Penney Signs 318,067 SF Office Headquarters Lease at Legacy West in Plano

PLANO, TEXAS — J.C. Penney has signed a 318,067-square-foot office headquarters lease at CalWest, a 1.8 million-square-foot office building located within Legacy West in Plano. The 86-acre campus offers a full-service fitness club, conference center, daycare facility and a food court/dining hall. According to The Dallas Morning News, the campus served as J.C. Penney’s headquarters from 1992 until 2020, at which point the company vacated the premises while dealing with bankruptcy …

CBRE Arranges $75M Loan for Shoreway Innovation Center in Belmont, California

BELMONT, CALIF. — CBRE has arranged a $75 million loan for the acquisition and redevelopment of Shoreway Innovation Center in Belmont. The property will be redeveloped into a new life sciences campus. The borrower is Four Corners Properties.Mike Walker and Brad Zampa with CBRE Capital Markets’ Debt & Structured Finance group arranged and secured the three-year, floating-rate financing through a private equity firm. The nonrecourse loan carried two extension options.Four Corners …

Crestlight Capital Acquires SouthPark Towers Office Campus in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Private equity investment firm Crestlight Capital has purchased SouthPark Towers, a two-building office campus in Charlotte’s SouthPark submarket totaling 534,263 square feet. The sales price and seller were not disclosed. The transaction represents Crestlight’s first office investment in Charlotte and fourth investment over the past 16 months, totaling over $500 million of enterprise value. The firm, which has regional headquarters in Detroit and New York City, …

Office Designs, Layouts Look Different in Post-Pandemic Marketplace

It’s safe to say office space design has been transformed over the past two years in large part due to COVID-19 and the work-from-home experience. It has changed for now, the foreseeable future and maybe forever.  Though many people are still working from home, others have returned to the office, even if only for a few days a week, and many of the office spaces are looking entirely different. While this may be happening in other markets, it is a trend we are seeing in the Milwaukee office …

SVB Securities Signs 68,183 SF Office Lease Expansion at 1301 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — SVB Securities, an investment bank specializing in the healthcare and technology sectors, has signed a 68,183-square-foot office lease expansion at 1301 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan. The tenant now occupies 139,176 square feet at the 1.7 million-square-foot building, which is owned by locally based investment firm Paramount Group Inc. (NYSE: …

Heritage-Crystal Clean Inks 39,000 SF Office Lease at Bell Works Chicagoland

HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL. — Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. (HCC) has signed an 11-year office lease for 39,000 square feet at Bell Works Chicagoland in Hoffman Estates. The company is the property’s largest tenant to date. HCC plans to move its team of 180 workers from its longtime home in Elgin to Bell Works Chicagoland in August. The publicly traded environmental products and services company will occupy space on the third floor. NELSON Worldwide will design the office. Sven Sykes of Colliers …

BH Properties Buys 120,191 SF Blue Shield Office Campus in Monterey Park, California

MONTEREY PARK, CALIF. — BH Properties has acquired a 120,191-square-foot suburban commercial office campus in Monterey Park from Blue Shield of California in a $15 million sale/leaseback transaction.Andrew Harper, Will Poulsen, Matt McRoskey and Owen Muller of JLL marketed the property on behalf of Blue Shield.Situated on 7.9 acres, the asset features a 91,363-square-foot building and a 28,828-square-foot property, both of which serve as the headquarters of Blue Shield’s Promise …

Barings, Schnitzer West Sell Madison Centre Office Tower in Seattle for $730M

SEATTLE — Barings and Schnitzer West LLC have sold Madison Centre, a 37-story office tower in downtown Seattle, for $730 million. The buyer was Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP).Completed in September 2017 and currently 93 percent leased, Madison Centre spans 760,971 rentable square feet and features 480 parking stalls. Amenities include a rooftop terrace, great room, conference center, boardroom, library and a fitness center operated by the Washington Athletic Club. Certified LEED …

Certus Sells 124,500 SF Office Building in Westminster, Colorado

WESTMINSTER, COLO. — Certus has completed the sale of Church Ranch Corporate Center, a Class A office property located along the US-30/Denver-Boulder corridor in Westminster. Lotus Co. acquired the building for $25.4 million.Built in 2001 and renovated in 2020, the four-story, multi-tenant asset features 124,500 square feet of office space. At the time of sale, the property was 90 percent leased to 14 tenants. The building is located at 10170 Church Ranch Way.Cushman & …

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