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AHC to Break Ground on $48.3M Affordable Housing Development in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA. — AHC Inc. will break ground on The Spire, a 113-unit affordable housing development situated on a two-acre plot in Alexandria owned by Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. The Spire will include one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, including 12 fully accessible homes, that will serve households with incomes ranging from 40 percent to 60 percent of the area median income (AMI). The Spire will cost $48.3 million to develop and has received funds from a number of local …

American Real Estate Partners Unveils $35M Redevelopment Plan for Rosslyn Metro Center in Arlington

ARLINGTON, VA. — American Real Estate Partners (AREP) has unveiled its plans to redevelop and rebrand the Rosslyn Metro Center in Arlington’s Rosslyn neighborhood. AREP began the $35 million project earlier this month. Rosslyn City Center is a 62,000-square-foot former mall located directly above the Rosslyn Metro Station. Completion is scheduled for third-quarter 2020. Rosslyn City Center is located at 1700 N. Moore St., three miles east of downtown Arlington and less than five miles from …

Berkadia Negotiates $14.6M Sale of Multifamily Community in Harrisonburg, Virginia

HARRISONBURG, VA. — Berkadia has negotiated the $14.6 million sale of Foxhill Townhomes, a 101-unit multifamily community in Harrisonburg. Foxhill Townhomes is located at 1627 Devon Lane, less than two miles from James Madison University. Community amenities include a playground, business center, swimming pool, clubhouse, picnic and barbecue areas, tanning salon, conference room and a residents’ lounge. The community was built in 1998 and was sold at a rate of $144,950 per unit to DD …

Bellwether Arranges $115M in Acquisition Financing for 12 Affordable Housing Communities in the Southeast

CLEVELAND — Bellwether Enterprise has arranged a total of $115 million in acquisition financing for 12 affordable housing communities in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Virginia. The borrower, Atlantic Housing Foundation Inc., used the financing to purchase the 1,776-unit portfolio. The South Carolina communities include Shemwood Crossing Apartments in Greenville, Boulder Creek Apartments in Greenville, Crescent Hill Apartments in Spartanburg and Spring Grove in …

Consolidated-Tomoka Land Buys Metro D.C. Retail Asset Leased to 24 Hour Fitness for $21.3M

FALLS CHURCH, VA. — Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. has purchased a 46,000-square-foot retail property in Falls Church for $21.3 million. The store has nine years remaining on its lease to 24 Hour Fitness and includes rental escalations. The property is also zoned for up to four stories and multiple uses, including residential. Consolidated-Tomoka Land bought the store in a 1031 exchange using proceeds from an $18.3 million sale of a 112,000-square-foot store in Winter Park, Fla., that is …

Colliers Brokers $9M Sale of Apartment Complex in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — Colliers International has arranged the $9 million sale of Carrollton Terrace Apartments, a 24-unit multifamily property in Charlottesville. The community offers two-, three- and four-bedroom floor plans, was built in 2005 and is situated one mile from the University of Virginia off Jefferson Park Avenue. Charles Wentworth, Hank Hankins, Rawles Wilcox, Victoria Pickett, Clay Ellis and Will Mathews of Colliers represented the seller, BRJ Virginia LLC, in the transaction. …

Finmarc Management Acquires Retail Center in Northern Virginia for $29.8M

MANASSAS, VA. — Finmarc Management Inc. has acquired Manaport Plaza Shopping Center, a 250,000-square-foot retail center in Manassas, about 30 miles west of Washington, D.C. Combined Properties Inc. sold the shopping center to Finmarc for $29.8 million. The property was 90 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Marshalls, Gabe’s, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Tuesday Morning, McKay Books, Advance Auto Parts and Dollar Tree. The property is located adjacent to Manassas Mall and …

Rubenstein, Griffith Properties Sign Freddie Mac to 150,000 SF Office Lease in Metro D.C.

TYSONS, VA. — Rubenstein Partners and Griffith Properties have signed a tenant to a full-building, 150,000-square-foot office lease within Centerstone at Tysons. The name of the tenant was not disclosed, however, multiple news outlets report the tenant is government-sponsored enterprise Freddie Mac. Centerstone at Tysons is located near two stops along the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WAMTA), as well as Interstate 495 and several retail and dining options. A timeline for …

Lidl to Open 25 East Coast Grocery Stores by Spring 2020

ARLINGTON, VA. — Lidl US plans to open 25 grocery stores on the East Coast by spring 2020. The 25 stores will be located in Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, including the first four in Long Island. Openings for the individual stores were not released. In conjunction with the openings, Lidl US also plans to close two stores in Rockingham and Kinston, N.C. this summer. Lidl operates 10,500 grocery stores in 29 countries. …

HFF Arranges $228M Sale of Multifamily High Rises in Northern Virginia

ARLINGTON, VA. — HFF has arranged the $228 million sale of Meridian at Pentagon City, a two-tower, 534-unit multifamily property in Arlington. A joint venture between Paradigm and a fund advised by the UBS Asset Management Real Estate & Private Markets-U.S. sold the asset. A joint venture between Polinger Development Co. and an unidentified institutional investor acquired the community. Meridian at Pentagon City is located at 1221 and 1331 S. Eads St., adjacent to Amazon’s forthcoming …

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