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Urbanica Acquires Land in Miami Beach for $40M, Plans 200-Room Beachfront Hotel

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. — Hotel developer Urbanica has acquired a one-acre plot of land in Miami Beach for $40 million from China City Construction (CCC). Urbanica plans to develop a 200-room, beachfront hotel on the site. The plot is the last undeveloped beachfront lot in North Beach, located between the Deauville Beach Resort and Sterling Condominium buildings on Collins Avenue. Urbanica expects to break ground immediately. Slated to open in approximately two years, the hotel will feature a …

Hunt Real Estate Provides $32M Acquisition Loan for Apartment Complex in South Florida

BOYNTON BEACH, FLA. — Hunt Real Estate Capital has provided a $32 million Fannie Mae acquisition loan to an undisclosed borrower for Savona Grand, a 214-unit apartment complex in Boynton Beach. The seven-year, fixed-rate, interest-only loan features prepayment flexibility with the interest rate dropping to 1 percent over last two years of the loan term. Built in 2003, Savona Grand was recently renovated and was 95 percent occupied at the time of sale. New management will spend $162,000 to …

JLL Arranges $13.5M Sale of Three Adjacent Retail Outparcels in Orlando

ORLANDO, FLA. — JLL has arranged the $13.5 million sale of three newly constructed retail pads leased to Starbucks Coffee, LongHorn Steakhouse and Bahama Breeze in Orlando. The three buildings were delivered in 2018 and are located at 5460, 5540 and 5620 W. Oak Ridge Road, across the street from Orlando International Premium Outlets. Brad Peterson, Whitaker Leonhardt, Michael Brewster Marc Mandel and Steve Schrenk of JLL represented the seller, a partnership between North American Properties …

Presidium Breaks Ground on 370-Unit Apartment Complex in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Presidium has broken ground on Presidium at Town Center, a four-story, 370-unit apartment complex in Jacksonville’s St. Johns Town Center area. The 470,000-square-foot development is expected to be complete in mid-2021. Interior units will feature energy-efficient appliances and 9- to 10-foot ceilings. Communal amenities will include a swimming pool; 10,000-square foot leasing/amenity building containing a club room, game room and fitness center; and a rooftop terrace …

Blue Magma Residential Acquires Multifamily Community in Pensacola for $17.8M

PENSACOLA, FLA. — Blue Magma Residential LLC has acquired Heritage Apartments, a 20-building, 194-unit multifamily community in Pensacola, for $17.8 million. The buyer will rebrand the property as The Park at Sterling Hills and will invest $2 million to renovate the exterior and interior units of the property. Heritage Apartments offers one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans, and was 95 percent occupied at the time of sale. Communal amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center, …

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $11.8M Sale of Office Building in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $11.8 million sale of The 2601 Building, a 59,942-square-foot office building located at 2601 E. Oakland Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. The six-story building was 96 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including The Africa Adventure Co., HL Law Group, Exit Ryan Scott Realty and Natural Transplants Hair Restoration Clinic. After suffering significant damage during Hurricane Wilma in 2005, the building was gutted and rebuilt …

Pinch A Penny Sells Two Industrial Buildings Totaling 224,192 SF in Central Florida

CLEARWATER, FLA. — Pinch A Penny, a swimming pool retail, service and repair franchise, has sold two industrial buildings totaling 224,192 square feet in Clearwater. The buildings are located at 14480 and 14550 62nd St., three miles west of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport and 19 miles west of downtown Tampa. Pinch A Penny sold the assets after vacating the property to expand its footprint into new facilities. The buyer was not disclosed, but the Tampa Bay Business Journal reports …

Six Retailers Sign Leases on Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. — The Lincoln Road Business Improvement District (BID) has executed six leases with retailers and restaurants to occupy space on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach’s high street for upscale retail, restaurants and entertainment. Brandy Melville, a women’s clothing shop catering toward Gen Z shoppers, opened its 2,500-square-foot shop at 730 Lincoln Road in late August. Located at 810 Lincoln Road, Pele Soccer is a 7,000-square-foot store that features a turf surface for consumers …

Housing Trust Group Delivers Phase II of Affordable Housing Complex in Central Florida

BROOKSVILLE, FLA. — Housing Trust Group has delivered Phase II of Freedom Gardens, an affordable housing complex in Brooksville. Phase II comprises 94 units, bringing Freedom Gardens to a total of 190 units. A majority of the units are reserved for residents earning 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), while 10 units are reserved for those making 40 percent of the AMI. The community offers one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans, with monthly rents ranging from $503 to $1,045 per …

Kroger Signs 35,000 SF Office Lease at Boca Raton Innovation Campus

BOCA RATON, FLA. — The Kroger Co. has signed a 35,000-square-foot lease to relocate to Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC). The space within 4700 Exchange Court is roughly the same size as Kroger’s previous space across the street, but was designed to be more efficient, such as having it in one contiguous space rather than broken up. The space serves as Kroger’s national headquarters supporting its digital businesses, including vitacost.com, which Kroger acquired in 2017. Mitchell …

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