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Joint Venture Completes Value-Add Strategy for Charlotte Office Campus, Sells for $63M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A joint venture between Atlantic Creek Real Estate Partners, Origin Investments and Stream Realty has sold Cambridge Corporate Center, a 349,815-square-foot office campus in Charlotte, for $63 million. Lakestar Properties acquired the 50-acre campus for $180 per square foot. The joint venture acquired the property in 2014 for $44 million with a value-add strategy in place. Upgrades included adding 33,000 square feet of rentable office space; a two-story, 452-space parking …

M&J Wilkow, Bailard Partner to Buy Two Adjacent Retail Centers in Raleigh for $43.6M

RALEIGH, N.C. — A partnership between M&J Wilkow and Bailard Inc. has bought two retail centers totaling 323,000 square feet in Raleigh for $43.6 million. Midtown Commons is a 138,756-square-foot power center with tenants including Starbucks Coffee, T.J. Maxx and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Shoppes at Midway Plantation, a neighboring 184,244-square-foot power center, has tenants including Michael’s, Ross Dress for Less, Kay Jewelers, Saltgrass Steak House and Rack Room Shoes. The partners …

MLA Properties, Pearlmark Acquire Apartment Complex in Charlotte for $44M

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — MLA Properties and Pearlmark have acquired Pavilion Village, a 294-unit apartment complex in Charlotte, for $44 million. The property is located three miles from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and 13 miles from Uptown Charlotte. Pavilion Village was 93 percent occupied at the time of sale. The new owners plan to renovate and upgrade interior units and communal amenities. Details of the renovations were not disclosed. MLA and Pearlmark have hired Drucker + Faulk …

Alliance Residential to Develop 336-Unit Apartment Community in Southeast Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Alliance Residential Co. has acquired 25.5 acres in southeast Charlotte for the development of Broadstone Lemmond Farm, a 336-unit apartment community. Situated at the intersection of Interstate 485 and Albermarle Road, the community will anchor the Lemmond Farm master-planned development that the Helms family and Stanchion Asset Partners are co-developing. In addition to apartments, Lemmond Farm will include 50,000 square feet of retail and office space. Alliance …

Dilweg Sells Mixed-Use Property in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. — The Dilweg Cos. has sold The Courtyard of Chapel Hill, a mixed-use project located at 431 W. Franklin St. in Durham. The Courtyard at Chapel Hill comprises more than 17,000 square feet of retail space and 20 residential units known as The Courtyard Lofts. The building was delivered in 1982 and renovated in 2013. The property was fully leased at the time of sale to tenants including Kipos, Franklin Street Yoga, Vimala’s Curryblossom Café and Cat Tales Cat Café. Tom Kolarczyk …

Joint Venture Buys 645,000 SF Office Park in Raleigh, Plans $100M Renovation

RALEIGH, N.C. — A joint venture between Starwood Capital Group, Trinity Capital Advisors and Vanderbilt Partners has purchased Park Point at Research Triangle Park, a 645,000-square-foot office park in Raleigh. The sales price was not disclosed, though the new owners plan to invest more than $100 million in renovating and repositioning the 95-acre park, which includes office, industrial and lab space, to offer creative office space. Indoor renovations include expanding ceiling heights between …

Corvias, North Carolina Central University to Develop Mixed-Use Student Housing Project in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina Central University has chosen Corvias to develop two new student housing facilities totaling 1,247 beds and a 100,230-square-foot student center. The two residence halls will be called Chidley South and George Street. Both are being funded through a public-private partnership between the university and Corvias, and are expected to open in 2020. Vines Architecture is designing the residence halls in conjunction with the public-private partnership. Metcon is the …

McConnell Center Associates Sells Industrial Portfolio in Greensboro for $49.3M

GREENSBORO, N.C. — McConnell Center Associates has sold a three-building industrial portfolio in Greensboro for $49.3 million. The buildings total 670,536 square feet and are located at 4751, 4755 and 4754 McConnell Center Drive within McConnell Center, a master-planned industrial park totaling more than 1 million square feet. The property is situated six miles east of downtown Greensboro and 20 miles from Piedmont Triad International Airport. New York Life Insurance Co. acquired the …

HFF Arranges $46.5M Sale of Apartment Complex in Raleigh-Durham

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — HFF has arranged the $46.5 million sale of Bainbridge Lake Crabtree, a 200-unit apartment community in Morrisville. Bainbridge Lake Crabtree is located at 2599 Evans Road, about 15 miles from both Raleigh and Durham. The asset was delivered in 2018 and offers units averaging 1,015 square feet. Communal amenities include a swimming pool, sun deck, interior courtyard with fire pits, grilling station, pet spa, bark park, clubroom and a fitness center with yoga studio. Justin …

Duke University, McKinney Renew Leases Within American Tobacco Campus in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University and McKinney have renewed their respective leases totaling 179,000 square feet within the American Tobacco Campus (ATC) mixed-use project in Durham. Duke has been at the campus since 2004 and its new lease will go through April 2030. The school will house some or all of its IT, financial services, university counsel, corporate education, alumni affairs and other resources at ATC, occupying 136,000 square feet of office space. McKinney, an advertising agency …

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