Midcoast Properties Arranges Sale of 210-Unit Self-Storage Facility in Toccoa, Georgia

TOCCOA, GA. — Midcoast Properties Inc. has arranged the sale of AJ’s Self-Storage, a 210-unit property in Toccoa. The property features outdoor parking for cars and boats, lighting, fencing and 24-hour electronic gate access. The property is situated at 2700 Mize Road, 10 miles from the Georgia-South Carolina state border. Dale Eisenman and Michael Morrison of Midcoast Properties represented the undisclosed seller and procured the undisclosed buyer in the

JLL Arranges $991.8M in Financing for 17-Property National Portfolio

SAN FRANCISCO — JLL Capital Markets has secured $991.8 million in financing for a 17-property portfolio totaling more than 7 million square feet across seven states, including California, Arizona, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia and Massachusetts. The portfolio’s five office assets comprise the majority of the asset’s value, with the remaining properties consisting of nine industrial facilities and three multifamily communities. The commercial property portfolio is leased to a …

Transwestern Arranges $19.7M Sale of Atlanta Retail Properties Leased to Target, Taco Bell

ATLANTA — Transwestern Real Estate Services has arranged the $19.7 million sale of a single-tenant building leased to Target and an outparcel leased to Taco Bell. The property is situated at the intersection of North Druid Hills and Briarcliff roads in Atlanta, less than one mile from Emory Healthcare and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Target store spans 154,000 square feet and the Taco Bell restaurant comprises 2,272 square feet. Fred Victor and Jon Kleinberg of Transwestern …

Kia Motors to Close Manufacturing Plant in West Point, Georgia Until April 13

WEST POINT, GA. — Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Inc. (KMMG) will temporarily halt production at its West Point facility starting Monday, March 30 and is planned to reopen Monday, April 13 in the face of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. While operations are suspended, KMMG will perform additional cleaning and disinfecting processes of workstations throughout the plant. The factory produces 340,000 vehicles annually, including the Telluride CUV, Sorento CUV and Optima midsize sedan. The …

Berkadia Arranges Sale of 709-Bed Student Housing Community Near Georgia Southern

STATESBORO, GA. — Berkadia has arranged the sale of 111 South, a 709-bed student housing community located near Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. Kevin Larimer, Greg Gonzalez and Judy MacManus of Berkadia represented the seller, a partnership between Artemis Real Estate Partners and The Preiss Co., in the transaction. The community was acquired by Centurion Property Group for an undisclosed price. Pete Benedetto and Aaron Moll, also with Berkadia, originated an acquisition loan …

Atlanta Mayor Issues Stay-at-Home Order to Curb Spread of COVID-19

ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed an executive order that requires Atlantans to stay in their place of residence in response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections. The order will go into effect at midnight, March 24. Individuals may leave their place of residence only for essential activities, essential governmental functions or to operate essential businesses. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, Fulton and DeKalb counties — where Atlanta …

Trammell Crow, Diamond Realty to Develop 403,648 SF Industrial Property Near Atlanta

NEWNAN, GA. — A joint venture between Trammell Crow Co. and Diamond Realty Investments will develop Innovation Business Center, a two-building, 403,648-square-foot industrial property in Newnan. The North Building will span 201,740 square feet and the South Building will include 201,908 square feet. The developers expect the property to be completed at the end of the year. The single-story buildings are situated at 185 and 195 Innovation Way, 36 miles southwest of downtown Atlanta and 27 …

JLL Arranges Sale of 120,800 SF Industrial Property in Atlanta

ATLANTA — JLL has arranged the sale of Piedmont Warehouses, a two-building, 120,800-square-foot industrial property in Atlanta. The property is situated on 5.6 acres at 2091-2241 Faulkner Road, seven miles north of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from Interstate 85 and Ga. Highway 400, and three miles from I-75. The buildings were renovated in 2018 and feature 34 dock-high doors, 16-foot clear heights, office space and numerous suites with air-conditioned warehouse space. JLL represented …

Facebook Signs 35,900 SF Office Lease in Atlanta’s Atlantic Station

ATLANTA — Facebook Inc. has signed a 35,900-square-foot office lease within Hines’ T3 West Midtown in Atlanta’s Atlantic Station. The social media company will occupy an entire floor, bringing the seven-story office building to 65 percent occupancy. The 203,000-square-foot building features ground-level social workspace, a fitness center, outdoor terraces on each floor, rooftop terrace and an adjacent pocket park. Hines and Invesco Real Estate developed T3 West Midtown in 2017-18. The …

Lone Star Funds Acquires Ernst & Young-Anchored Office Building in Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA — An affiliate of Lone Star Funds has acquired 55 Allen Plaza, a Class A office building totaling 342,854 square feet in Atlanta’s Innovation Corridor. The purchase price was not disclosed. Completed in 2007 and anchored by professional services firm Ernst & Young, the 14-story property includes a recently constructed tenant lounge and conference center, as well as an innovation lab. It is situated at 55 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd., less than a mile from the World of Coca-Cola, the …

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