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East To West Capital Sells Three-Property Student Housing Portfolio in Florida, Arkansas

TALLAHASSEE AND GAINESVILLE, FLA.; AND FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — UK-based investor East To West Capital has sold a three-property student housing portfolio located in Florida and Arkansas for an undisclosed price. The portfolio includes Gator Cottages, a three-unit, 18-bed property built in 2018 serving students at the University of Florida in Gainesville; Whitham Cottages, a 10-unit, 40-bed community also constructed in 2018 located near the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville; and Seminole …

TSCG Brokers Sale of 180,200 SF Retail Power Center in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. — TSCG has brokered the sale of Markham West, a 180,200-square-foot retail power center in Little Rock. The shopping center was 98 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Academy Sports + Outdoors, Office Depot, Dollar Tree, Michaels and Planet Fitness. Markham West also features five outparcel buildings housing tenants such as TCBY Yogurt, Aspen Dental, Pizza Hut and US Bank. The asset is situated at 11164 W. Markham St., seven miles west of downtown Little …

Aptitude Breaks Ground on 647-Bed Student Housing Community Near University of Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Aptitude Development has begun construction on The Marshall Arkansas, a 647-bed student housing community located near the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Aptitude expects to deliver the property in August 2021. The community will offer shared amenities including a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse, fitness facilities, resident lounges, a rooftop deck, swimming pool and an open-air social space. The property will also feature Aptitude’s branded study lounge dubbed …

Dougherty Mortgage Provides $13M Fannie Mae Loan for Little Rock Apartment Community

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. — Dougherty Mortgage has provided a $13 million Fannie Mae loan that the borrower will use to refinance the third phase of Bowman Pointe, an apartment community located at 3321 S. Bowman Road in west Little Rock. Phase III spans 106 units and was completed last year. The borrower, Bowman Pointe LLC, is an affiliate of Richardson Properties, a local developer and manager of apartment communities, as well as office, retail, industrial and self-storage properties. The 10-year …

KeyBank Provides $24M Acquisition Loan for Multifamily Complex in Bentonville, Arkansas

BENTONVILLE, ARK. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $24 million Fannie Mae acquisition loan for The Glen at Polo Park, a 356-unit, garden-style apartment complex in Bentonville. Caleb Marten and Chris Neil of KeyBank originated the fixed-rate loan on behalf of the borrower, an undisclosed private equity investment company. Built in 2006, Glen at Polo Park features 29 three-story residential buildings situated on 18.5

Timber Company to Invest $90M for Manufacturing Plant in Conway, Arkansas

CONWAY, ARK. — Structurlam Mass Timber Corp., a British Columbia-based mass timber manufacturer, has unveiled plans for a plant in Conway, approximately 30 miles from Little Rock. The mass timber manufacturer will spend $90 million to purchase, retrofit and equip a former steel plant. Set to open in mid-2021, the plant will create 130 new jobs and will source lumber from nearby Arkansas forestland. Conway is located near multiple transportation corridors, including Interstate 40, U.S. …

NKF Arranges Sale, Acquisition Financing for New Student Housing Community Near University of Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Newmark Knight Frank Multifamily (NKF) has arranged the sale of and acquisition financing for the Cottages on Hollywood, a 652-bed student housing community located near the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Construction on the property was completed this fall. Ryan Lang, Brandon Buell and Jack Brett of NKF represented the seller, Barrett Development Group, in the sale of the property to Inland for an undisclosed price. Joel Simmons, Matt Williams, James Maynard …

NAS Acquires 27,465 SF Flex Building in Springdale, Arkansas Leased to BNSF Logistics

SPRINGDALE, ARK. — Real estate investment company NAS Investment Solutions has acquired a newly constructed, 27,465 square-foot flex building fully occupied by BNSF Logistics in Springdale, less than six miles north of Fayetteville. Located at 2708 S. 48th St. the facility completes the second phase of BNSF’s property expansion that serves as the company's regional headquarters. National Asset Services (NAS) will assume responsibility for asset and property management for the newly …

Hunt Capital, Burleson Break Ground on Phase III of Affordable Housing Project Near Little Rock

MABELVALE, ARK. — Hunt Capital Partners and Burleson Development LLC have broken ground on Phase III of an affordable housing project near Little Rock. Hunt Capital Partners has committed $6.3 million in federal low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) financing for the 48-unit expansion of Valley Estates at Mabelvale, an apartment community located eight miles southwest of Little Rock in Mabelvale. The project, scheduled for completion by November 2020, is intended for households earning up to …

Greystone Provides $179.2M Refinancing for Suburban Multifamily Portfolio Across Three States

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.; LONGMONT, COLO.; PARKER, COLO.; AND MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS — Greystone has provided $179.2 million in Freddie Mac loans for the refinancing of four suburban multifamily properties totaling 1,188 units in Arkansas, Colorado and Texas. Watermark Residential was the borrower. The properties include: the 306-unit Watermark at Steele Crossing in Fayetteville, Ark.; the 276-unit Watermark on Harvest Junction in Longmont, Colo.; the 294-unit Watermark on Twenty Mile in Parker, …

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