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Institutional Property Advisors Brokers $26M Sale of Retail Center in Metro Cincinnati

COLD SPRING, KY. — Institutional Property Advisors (IPA) has brokered the $26 million sale of Cold Spring Crossing, a 325,383-square-foot retail center in Cold Spring, a Kentucky town about eight miles southeast of Cincinnati. The center was built in 2004 and is anchored by Kroger, Home Depot and Kohl’s. Craig Fuller and Erin Patton of IPA represented the seller, a private Cincinnati based-developer, in the transaction. Ashish Vakhariya of Marcus & Millichap’s Detroit office …

Kimco Sells 216,235 SF Shopping Center in Lexington to Kaden Cos.

LEXINGTON, KY. — An affiliate of Kimco Realty Corp. has sold South Park Shopping Center, a 216,235-square-foot retail center in Lexington, to Kaden T LLC, an affiliate of Louisville, Ky.-based Kaden Cos. South Park Shopping Center is anchored by Best Buy, Office Depot and Bed Bath & Beyond. Other tenants include Ulta Beauty and Value City Furniture. Bruce Isaac and Jamie Adams of NAI Isaac assisted Kevin James of Black Gate Partners in representing the seller, Kimco Lexington 140 LLC, in …

Waypoint Residential Acquires 264-Unit Apartment Complex in Lexington, Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY. — Waypoint Residential LLC has acquired Waterstone at Hamburg, a 264-unit apartment complex in Lexington. The community was built in 2017 and consists of three mid-rise buildings. The property is situated near the intersection of Interstate 75 and Man o’War Boulevard and within a mile of Hamburg Pavilion. Amenities include a clubhouse, pool, outdoor firepit, fitness center, garages, 24-hour fitness center, dog park and an outdoor bar and lounge. Monthly rental rates at …

Steady Demand, Available Labor Prepare Louisville’s Industrial Market for Success

Strong market performance has allowed the Louisville industrial market to recently post the highest quarter of positive net absorption in market history during the second quarter of 2018, which occurred on the heels of the second-highest quarter of positive net absorption recorded just one quarter earlier. This outcome has been the result of recent build-to-suit projects, the availability of quality product and growing demand by new and prospective tenants in the Louisville market. Beyond …

Make it a Double: Entertainment, Hospitality Firms Invest Heavily in Louisville

The face of Louisville is changing rapidly, but it has leveraged what the state of Kentucky is historically known for best, bourbon. Louisville is a short drive from most of the legendary distilleries in the Commonwealth. However, the downtown Urban Bourbon Trail is booming with tourism and many brands actually distilling their spirits onsite. Jim Beam’s Urban Stillhouse, the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Copper & Kings, Angel’s Envy Distillery and Rabbit Hole Distillery are locations …

Hollenbach-Oakley to Develop 600-Acre Office Campus Near Louisville

JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. — Commercial real estate developer Hollenbach-Oakley LLC has unveiled plans for a 600-acre office campus at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, located just across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky. The project will be completed in two phases, the first 300 acres being developed as the River Ridge Gateway Office Campus. The remaining 300 acres will be developed as the River Ridge Research Campus. The River Ridge Development Authority recently approved …

Kirkland Brokers $8.4M Sale of Apartment Community in Louisville, Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KY. — The Kirkland Co. (TKC) has brokered the sale of Amherst Place, an 84-unit apartment complex in Louisville, for $8.4 million. TKC’s Brian Devlin and Brandon Wilson brokered the deal between the undisclosed seller and buyer. Amherst Place was built in 1984 and features two-bedroom

Louisville Renters Absorb Cycle-High Development, Pushing Vacancy Rate Down

For the remainder of 2018, positive demand drivers will alter new apartment supply’s impact on operations in Louisville. The metro has had a large volume of new apartments to open this business cycle. Since 2013, an annual average of 1,500 units has been completed, totaling approximately 7,400 apartment units. As this new supply entered the market, initially strong leasing helped push vacancy down 100 basis points to 4.6 percent at the end of 2016. However, absorption of apartments …

Kirkland Arranges Sale of New Multifamily Community in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. — The Kirkland Co. has arranged the sale of Crossfield Townhomes, a multifamily property located at 2201 Crossfield Drive in Elizabethtown. Mark Harris Construction sold the property to Bob and Deborah Hart for an undisclosed price. Built in 2017, the property features 28 two-bedroom apartments. Brandon Wilson and Brian Devlin of The Kirkland Co. handled the

Louisville’s CBD, Suburbs Offer Good Landing Spots for Office Tenants

Louisville’s office landscape can be described as a tale of two distinct submarkets woven together by a common thread of consistency. In the central business district (CBD), Class A vacancy rate stands at approximately 13 percent while the suburban Class A vacancy rate hovers around 8.5 percent. As can be noted, there is a substantial gap in occupancy between the two submarkets — 450 basis points. The thread of consistency in the Louisville office market lies in the fact that both are …

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