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After Urban Construction Boom, Baltimore Multifamily is Moving to the ’Burbs

The multifamily real estate landscape is booming across the Baltimore metro with exciting new development popping up throughout this burgeoning market. Luxury apartment developers have focused their attention on Baltimore City’s urban waterfront neighborhoods by creating a distinct live-work-play environment. At the same time, suburban developers have focused their efforts along the Interstate 95 corridor, drawn to affluent neighborhoods supported by top ranked school districts. While an …

Suburban Rings Outpacing Baltimore City in Office Leasing, Construction Activity

A strong, vibrant urban core is vital to the success of the entire metropolitan region, and although currently struggling to regain its footing in some critical areas, Baltimore City will eventually return to prominence in the eyes of international investors, CEOs and the general public. Local stakeholders retain confidence in the city based on its strong fundamentals, including nationally renown hospitals, an impressive labor force (a recent CBRE survey ranked Baltimore City as the No. 11 …

Capital Funding Provides $36.9M Acquisition Financing for Two Mid-Atlantic Skilled Nursing Facilities

DUNN LORING, VA., AND SILVER SPRING, MD. — Capital Funding has provided $36.9 million in financing for private equity firm The Portopiccolo Group to acquire two skilled nursing facilities in Dunn Loring and Silver Spring. The properties include the Iliff Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 130-bed pediatric and geriatric facility in Dunn Loring, and the Fox Chase Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 74-bed geriatric facility in Silver Spring. Accordius Health, an operating platform of The …

Continental Realty Acquires Retail Center in Suburban Maryland for $23.5M

HAGERSTOWN, MD. — Continental Realty Corp. has acquired Centre at Hagerstown, a 331,000-square-foot retail center in Hagerstown, for $23.5 million. The property was 93 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Dick's Sporting Goods, Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshalls, Books-A-Million, OfficeMax, PetSmart, Regency Furniture, 2nd & Charles and A.C. Moore. Centre at Hagerstown is located at 17850 Garland Grosh Blvd., three miles from downtown Hagerstown, the county seat of …

SunTrust, Harbor Bankshares Provide $19.8M in Debt, Equity for Mixed-Use Development in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — SunTrust Community Capital (STCC) and Harbor Bankshares Corp. have provided a total of $19.8 million in financing for Village Center at Stadium Place in Baltimore. STCC provided $4.8 million of equity and $4 million in its New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation. Harbor Bankshares contributed $11 million of its NMTC allocation. Govans Ecumenical Development Corp. (GEDCO) and Commercial Development & Investments LLC (CDI) are co-developing the property, which will meld with …

JLL Negotiates Sale of 731-Room Hotel Portfolio in Mid-Atlantic, Texas

CHICAGO — JLL has negotiated the sale of five Courtyard by Marriott hotels totaling 731 rooms. The portfolio includes Courtyard New Carrollton in Landover, Md.; Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Va.; Courtyard Baltimore Hunt Valley in Hunt Valley, Md.; and Courtyard San Antonio Airport and Courtyard San Antonio Medical Center in San Antonio. JLL represented the seller, Colony Capital Inc., in the transaction. The buyer was a partnership between Flynn Properties Inc. and EMA Lodging …

Blackfin, Acre Valley Acquire Apartment Complex in Metro D.C. for $21M

WHEATON, MD. — A joint venture between Blackfin and Acre Valley Real Estate Capital has acquired Earle Manor Apartments, a two-building, 140-unit complex in Wheaton, for $21 million. The garden-style community was fully occupied at the time of sale. The asset is situated at 10820 Georgia Ave., nine miles north of downtown Washington, D.C. and near the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Wheaton Metro Station. The seller was not

NKF Provides $61.8M Acquisition Loan for Multifamily Community in Suburban Maryland

LAUREL, MD. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has provided a $61.8 million Freddie Mac acquisition loan for Concord Park at Russett, a 315-unit multifamily community in Laurel. Kevin Mignogna and Charlie Haggard of NKF originated the 10-year, interest-only loan at 70 percent loan-to-value. Concord Park was built in 2005 and offers one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Communal amenities include a clubhouse, swimming pool with wading pool, outdoor lounge, business center, fitness center with …

JLL Arranges Sale of 333-Unit Apartment Complex in Suburban Maryland

ROCKVILLE, MD. — JLL has arranged the sale of The Daley at Shady Grove, a 333-unit, transient-oriented apartment complex in Rockville. The community includes 15,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. The Daley is situated at 8010 Gramercy Blvd. within Westside at Shady Grove, a master-planned community that is situated within walking distance from the Shady Grove Metro Station. Communal amenities at The Daley include a swimming pool with shallow water seating; courtyard with fire pits, …

Stonebridge, Montgomery County Break Ground on 530,000 SF Mixed-Use Tower in Downtown Bethesda

BETHESDA, MD. — A public-private partnership between Stonebridge and Montgomery County in Maryland has broken ground on Avocet Tower, a 530,000-square-foot, 250-foot tall mixed-use building in Bethesda’s Central Business District. The transit-oriented tower will be located at 7373 Wisconsin Ave., directly across the street from the Bethesda Metro Station. Avocet Tower will comprise 370,000 square feet of office space and a 220-room AC Hotel by Marriott. Delivery is expected in summer 2021. …

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