Nissan to Furlough 10,000 Manufacturing Employees in Tennessee, Mississippi Due to Coronavirus

SMYRNA, TENN. AND CANTON, MISS. — Nissan Group of North America will furlough 10,000, hourly manufacturing employees in its Tennessee and Mississippi plants. The decision comes on the heels of the Japanese automaker closing its manufacturing plants in Smyrna and Canton until at least the end of April due to the coronavirus pandemic. The plant in Smyrna is located 27 miles southeast of downtown Nashville. The plant produces 640,000 vehicles annually and employs 7,250 workers. The plant in …

Greystone Provides Two HUD Refinancing Loans for Seniors Housing Properties Near Memphis Totaling $29.4M

GERMANTOWN, TENN. AND OLIVE BRANCH, MISS. — Greystone has provided two HUD refinancing loans to the same borrower for seniors housing communities in Germantown and Olive Branch. The loans total $29.4 million. The undisclosed borrower took out a $12.2 million loan for Germantown Plantation Senior Living, a 106-unit assisted living facility situated at 9293 Poplar Ave., 21 miles east of downtown Memphis.The other property is Silvercreek Senior Living Community, which is located at 6630 …

Eldorado Resorts Temporarily Closes Three Casinos in Mississippi

GREENVILLE, LULA AND VICKSBURG, MISS. — Eldorado Resorts Inc. has temporarily closed Tropicana Greenville, Isle of Capri Lula and Lady Luck Vicksburg in Mississippi, due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The Reno, Nev.-based company said in a press release that the closures are in accordance with the Mississippi Gaming Commission order to shut down operations as of midnight local time, March 16. Eldorado agreed to sell Lady Luck last summer to Twin River Worldwide. The sale is expected to …

JLL Arranges Sale of 504-Bed Student Housing Community Near Mississippi State University

STARKVILLE, MISS. — JLL has arranged the sale of Lakeside Student Living, a 504-bed student housing community located near the Mississippi State University campus in Starkville. The property opened in 2006 and features a mix of studio, one-, two- and four-bedroom, fully furnished units. Community amenities include a fitness complex, swimming pool, volleyball court, hammock beach, computer lab and private study lounges. Scott Clifton, Stewart Hayes and Barry Brown of JLL represented the …

Berkadia Arranges Sale of 288-Unit The Met Apartments in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, MISS. — Berkadia has arranged the sale of The Met Apartments, a 288-unit multifamily property in Hattiesburg, approximately 70 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. David Oakley, David Wilson, Jay Briley and Gregg Cordaro of Berkadia completed the sale on behalf of the seller, Texas-based NNI Development. Mississippi-based Heritage Properties Inc. bought the property for an undisclosed amount. Located at 27 Lake Forgetful, The Met Apartments was completed in 2018. The …

Boulder Group Arranges $1.6M Sale of Mississippi Store Leased to Dollar General

QUITMAN, MISS. — Investment real estate service firm The Boulder Group has arranged the $1.6 million sale of a single-tenant store leased to Dollar General located at 403 S. Archusa Ave. in Quitman, 25 miles south of Meridian. The 12,596-square-foot property is located along Mississippi Highway 18. Randy Blankstein and Jimmy Goodman of The Boulder Group represented the seller, a commercial real estate investment firm based in the Southwest United States, in the transaction. The buyer, a …

CBRE Global Investors Acquires Two Industrial Properties Near Memphis Totaling 1.8 MSF

OLIVE BRANCH AND BYHALIA, MISS. — A fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors has acquired two fully leased industrial properties in the metro Memphis area. The first property is located along Interstate 22 at 8331 Frontage Road in Olive Branch, about 15 miles from Memphis. The 815,050-square-foot building was built in 2018 and is fully leased through 2029 by a leading supplier of personal protective equipment. The cross-dock warehouse features 36-foot clear heights, 185-foot truck courts, …

SRS Brokers $8.4M Sale of Starkville Store Leased to Academy Sports + Outdoors

STARKVILLE, MISS. — SRS Real Estate Partners has arranged the $8.4 million sale of a 62,916-square-foot store in Starkville fully leased to Academy Sports + Outdoors. The sporting goods retailer recently signed a 15-year lease at the store with scheduled rent increases and options to extend. A private investor based in Southern California purchased the asset in 1031 exchange from the seller, a merchant real estate developer based in the Southeast. The store was built in 2017 at 160 Hollywood …

Hillwood to Develop 1 MSF Amazon Fulfillment Center in North Mississippi

OLIVE BRANCH, MISS. — Hillwood Investment Properties plans to build a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Olive Branch, approximately 25 miles from Memphis, for e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). The facility will house picking, packing and shipping operations for larger customer orders and create 500 new full-time jobs.According to The Clarion-Ledger, the new facility will be located within Hillwood’s Legacy Park, a 266-acre business park in DeSoto County. The Class A …

Mississippi State University, Greystar Open $67M Mixed-Use Development on Campus

STARKVILLE, MISS. — A public-private partnership between Mississippi State University (MSU) and Greystar has opened College View, 650-bed residential development on the university’s campus in Starkville. The mixed-use property features 46,000 square feet of retail space and a 7,000-square-foot addition to the MSU Child Development and Family Studies Center. Communal amenities include a fitness center, computer lab, study rooms, swimming pool, community lounge, volleyball court and fire …

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