U-Haul to Open 251,643 SF Retail, Self-Storage Facility in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — U-Haul will open a 251,643-square-foot retail and self-storage facility in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. The facility will offer truck and trailer rental, moving supplies and climate-controlled self-storage space. On Oct. 18, Philadelphia-based general contractor Domus Construction will begin construction of the facility, which is slated for completion in December 2020. JKRP Architects designed the

E-Commerce Marketing Firm Signs 160,000 SF Office Lease in Boston, to Create 700 New Jobs

BOSTON — Klaviyo, a tech firm that develops marketing software for e-commerce0 users, has signed a 160,000-square-foot office lease in Boston, according to The Boston Business Journal. The company will move from its 25,000-square-foot facility at 225 Franklin St. to the new location at 125 Summer St, an expansion that will create about 700 new jobs in the company’s primary engineering, sales and support teams. Oxford Properties Group is the landlord of both buildings at 225 Franklin St. and …

Adobe Signs 109,296 SF Office Lease Renewal, Expansion in Manhattan

NEW YORK CITY — Adobe Inc. has signed a 109,296-square-foot office lease renewal and expansion at 1540 Broadway in Manhattan. The company will remain in its 27,323-square-foot office on the entire 17th floor and will expand into an additional 81,972 square feet on the 18th, 19th and 20th floors. The lease carries a 10-year term. The CBRE team of Mary Ann Tighe, Howard Fiddle, Eric Deutsch, Christie Harle, Jason Pollen and Benjamin Joseph represented the landlord, EDGE Fund Advisors, in the …

LCB Acquires Two Seniors Housing Communities in Massachusetts, Connecticut

NORTH CHELMSFORD, MASS, AND ROCKY HILL, CONN. — LCB Senior Living LLC has acquired Brookdale North Chelmsford in Massachusetts and Brookdale Rocky Hill in Connecticut. The community in North Chelmsford, located approximately 30 miles northwest of Boston, will be renamed The Residence at Freeman Lake. The 73-unit community was built in 1996 and offers assisted living and memory care services. The community in Rocky Hill, approximately 10 miles south of Hartford, will be renamed The Residence …

Cedar Realty Trust Underway on 18,000 SF Retail Redevelopment Project Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Cedar Realty Trust is underway on construction of Fishtown Crossing, a retail redevelopment project in the Olde Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia. The project will convert a shopping center formerly known as Port Richmond Village into an 18,000-square-foot neighborhood center. The property currently houses more than 20 tenants, including grocer IGA, vitamin and supplement retailer GNC and footwear retailer Kicks USA, while tenants that have preleased space at the new center …

307-Unit City Club Apartments Opens in Downtown Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — The 307-unit City Club Apartments has opened in downtown Minneapolis. The 17-story apartment building features a sky park with a rooftop pool, outdoor movie theater, bark park and lounge seating. The project has no parking and was designed for young professionals. The majority of the units are designated as affordable for residents earning between $45,000 and $65,000 annually. The project included the preservation of the adjacent Handicraft Guild Building, which was built in …

Service Properties Trust Acquires Kimpton Palomar Hotel in Chicago for $55M

CHICAGO — Service Properties Trust (SVC) has acquired the 261-room Kimpton Palomar Hotel in Chicago for $55 million. The hotel will be added to SVC’s existing agreement with Intercontinental Hotels Group. Built in 2010, the hotel is located at 505 N. State St. near Michigan Avenue. SVC is a real estate investment trust that owns a portfolio of hotels and retail properties and is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group

Griffin Capital Sells Industrial Building in West Jefferson, Ohio for $30.3M

WEST JEFFERSON, OHIO — Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT Inc. has sold a 160,410-square-foot industrial building in West Jefferson for $30.3 million. FedEx Freight occupies the Class A property, which is located at 10 Commerce Parkway, about 20 miles west of Columbus. The REIT initially purchased the building in July

Three Tenants Sign Leases at Concourse Chicago Office Property

CHICAGO — Three new tenants have signed leases totaling 8,900 square feet at Concourse Chicago, an office property undergoing renovations in Chicago. Blue Water Shipping signed a lease for 3,900 square feet and is relocating from Presidents Plaza across the street. Green Office Partners, a print services company for small and medium businesses, leased 3,700 square feet and is relocating from the central business district. In the final transaction, Elgin-based Great Lakes Technology leased …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $3.9M Sale of Retail Center in Chicago

CHICAGO — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of Park Shops, a grocery-anchored retail center in Chicago, for $3.9 million. The 47,069-square-foot property is located at 6400 W. 63rd St. Fair Share Super Market has operated at the location for 27 years and recently extended its lease for 10 years. Adrian Mendoza, Austin Weisenbeck and Sean Sharko of Marcus & Millichap marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a developer. A Chicago-based private investor purchased the