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URW Unveils Renovation Plan, New Tenants at 1.4 MSF Westfield Annapolis Mall

ANNAPOLIS, MD. — Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), the owner of Westfield Annapolis mall, has unveiled plans to renovate and improve the mall, while adding new tenants. URW will convert the mall’s 110,000-square-foot former Lord & Taylor department store into a new shopping district composed of boutiques, home design stores and experience-driven offerings. The new section of the mall is slated to open to the public in 2021. URW’s mall-wide renovation program will include a new …

Hubris Capital Purchases Two Downtown Baltimore Office Properties for $29.2M

BALTIMORE — JLL Capital Markets has arranged the $29.2 million sale of two office properties in downtown Baltimore. An investment group led by Dallas-based Hubris Capital purchased both 100 South Charles-Tower II and 201 North Charles in two separate transactions. Jay Wellschlager, Andrew Finkelstein and Elizabeth Runge of JLL represented both undisclosed sellers in the two deals. 100 South Charles-Tower II is a 160,754-square-foot, eight-story office building situated atop a three-story …

JLL Secures $62M Refinancing for Apartment Community in Metro D.C.

ROCKVILLE, MD. — JLL Capital Markets has arranged a $62 million loan for the refinancing of The Daley at Shady Grove, a 333-unit apartment community in Rockville with nearly 15,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Jamie Leachman, Eric Tupler and Josh Simon of JLL arranged the seven-year loan on behalf of the borrower, Denver-based Black Creek Group, through a life company lender. The loan features interest-only payments for half of the term and a fixed 3.2 percent interest rate. The …

Costello Construction Breaks Ground on $25M Hotel Redevelopment Project in Columbia, Maryland

COLUMBIA, MD. — Costello Construction has entered the construction phase of the $25 million Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel renovation and redevelopment project. The 290-room hotel is located on the shores of Lake Kittamaqundi in downtown Columbia. Locally based Costello Construction has owned the property since December 2017. The renovation plans include a complete exterior improvement, two new structural additions to add 76 guest rooms, remodeling of all tower rooms and the addition of …

Zamir Equities Buys Value-Add Office Building in Baltimore’s CBD for $26.9M

BALTIMORE — Zamir Equities has purchased 36 S. Charles St., a 25-story office building located in Baltimore’s Central Business District (CBD), from an undisclosed seller. The 314,000-square-foot building currently houses the Baltimore U.S. Attorney’s Office, The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl and the City of Baltimore Development Corp. One block away from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, 36 S. Charles is situated less than a block from the Metro SubwayLink Charles Center station. The …

JLL Secures $42M Loan for Rio Shopping Center in Suburban Maryland

GAITHERSBURG, MD. — JLL has arranged $42 million in financing for the western portion of Rio, a 700,000-square-foot retail property in the suburban Washington, D.C., city of Gaithersburg. Located at 9811 Washingtonian Blvd., the property is located at the intersection of Interstates 270 and 370. Chris Hew and Evan Parker of JLL Capital Markets arranged the 12-year, fixed-rate loan on behalf of the borrower, Peterson Cos., through MetLife Investment Management. Peterson, a Fairfax, Va.-based …

M&T Provides $11.6M Fannie Mae Acquisition Loan for Multifamily Property in Frederick, Maryland

FREDERICK, MD. — M&T Realty Capital Corp. has provided an $11.6 million Fannie Mae acquisition loan for the 70-unit Vista View Apartments in Frederick. Washington D.C.-based real estate investment, development and management group The BurnBrae Cos. purchased the property at 2401 Highpoint View Court near Fort Detrick. Vista View offers two-bedroom units with five different floor plans for rent. Property amenities include three pools, two basketball courts, three parks and a …

Hines REIT Acquires Apartment Community Near University of Maryland for $98M

COLLEGE PARK, MD. — Hines, an international real estate developer based in Houston, has acquired The Alloy by Alta, a new seven-story, 275‐unit multifamily asset located at 4700 Berwyn House Road near the University of Maryland in College Park. Hines purchased the asset via Hines Global Income Trust, the company’s nontraded REIT. The purchase price was not disclosed, but multiple media outlets reports Hines purchased the property for $98 million. The predominantly student-occupied …

Frederick Health Acquires Former State Farm Campus in Suburban Maryland for $18.6M

FREDERICK, MD. — Frederick Memorial Healthcare Systems (Frederick Health) has acquired the former State Farm office campus in Frederick for $18.6 million in an effort to expand its footprint in the area. Located at 1 State Farm Drive four miles north of downtown Frederick, the campus comprises a 387,000-square-foot office building, 1,600 parking spaces and 20,000 square feet of warehouse space. The newly named Frederick Health Village will allow Frederick Health to move its call center, home …

Inland Private Capital Sells Bank of America-Occupied Office Building in Baltimore for $99.3M

BALTIMORE, MD. — JLL has arranged the sale of 11333 McCormick Road, a two-tower, single-tenant office building in Baltimore, for $99.3 million. The 377,332-square-foot property is net leased to Bank of America. Situated on 16.3 acres, the asset is located in the Hunt Valley submarket, about 15 miles north of downtown Baltimore. The property has immediate access to I-83 and light rail access to Baltimore City, greater Maryland and Pennsylvania. Built in 1974, the eight-story property was …

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