NORFOLK, VA. — Bonaventure has purchased Monticello Station Apartments, a 121-unit community located at 328 E. Freemason St. in downtown Norfolk, for $42 million. The Alexandria, Va.-based firm plans to rebrand the property as Attain Downtown East. The seller was not disclosed. In addition to apartments in one- to four-bedroom layouts, the property includes 33,000 square feet of retail space leased to tenants including Buffalo Wild Wings, 7-Eleven and Sushi King. Amenities include a swim spa, 24-hour fitness center, garden-style courtyards with gas grills and firepits and a conference room.
LEESBURG, VA. — TA Realty has signed a build-to-suit lease agreement with an unnamed tenant at its 1.9 million-square-foot data campus project in Leesburg, approximately 40 miles outside of Washington, D.C. The tenant, a global cloud services provider, will occupy the entirety of the property. Construction of the development, which will comprise five buildings, is scheduled to begin later this year. Completion is scheduled for 2027.
SUFFOLK, VA. — Rockefeller Group and Matan Cos. have partnered to develop Port 460 Logistics Center, a 5 million-square-foot industrial park in Suffolk. The 500-acre property, which will provide direct access to the Port of Virginia via U.S. Route 58, is zoned for heavy industrial, logistics, advanced manufacturing, life sciences and warehouse uses. Rockefeller and Matan plan to break ground on Phase I, which will comprise five buildings totaling 2.4 million square feet, in 2025. Matan led the two-year process of rezoning the Port 460 site and will continue to manage further entitlements. The company identified Rockefeller Group as a potential development partner through a process led by JLL’s D.C. Capital Markets team. The joint venture partnership selected JLL as the exclusive leasing agent of Port 460. The Port of Virginia is expected to be the deepest seaport on the East Coast following completion of its multibillion-dollar infrastructural improvements in 2024.
Hoffman, ESL to Develop 15-Story Seniors Housing Project at West Falls Development in Northern Virginia
FALLS CHURCH, VA. — Hoffman & Associates and Experience Senior Living (ESL) plan to co-develop The Reserve at Falls Church, a 15-story seniors housing project within the 10-acre West Falls mixed-use development underway in Northern Virginia. The Reserve will feature more than 200 units of independent living, assisted living and memory care residences. Amenities will include a spa with a saltwater pool and fitness center, multiple onsite restaurants, a sky bar, maker space, concierge floors and electric vehicle transportation services. Aside from the seniors housing component, West Falls will feature apartments, condominiums, shops, restaurants, service retailers, a hotel and a medical office building, along with a central 18,000-square-foot outdoor community gathering space. Hoffman and ESL aim to open The Reserve in fourth-quarter 2026.
STERLING, VA. — The Laramar Group has acquired Sterling Medical Plaza, a 35,406-square-foot medical office building located at 46440 Benedict Drive in Sterling, a suburb of Washington, D.C. The investment firm purchased the two-story property via Laramar Medical Properties Fund I for an undisclosed price. The seller was also not disclosed. Built in 1986 and renovated in 2021, Sterling Medical Plaza was 85 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Loudoun Medical Group, INOVA Health and Concentra.
WINCHESTER, VA. — Ziegler has arranged $52.5 million in bond financing for Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury (SVWC), a senior housing development located in Winchester, approximately 70 miles west of the Washington, D.C. metro area. Constructed in 1982, the 87-acre property features 217 independent living units (164 apartments and 53 cottages), 48 assisted living units, 12 memory care units and 51 skilled nursing beds. Currently, an independent living villa apartment expansion project is underway at the development. Ziegler financed the first phase, which includes 48 new independent living villa apartments, in 2022. The second phase of the project is being financed with the new bonds and includes an additional 49 independent living villa apartments, for which SVWC issued two tranches of draw-down bank loans that were purchased by Atlantic Union Bank and Pinnacle Financial Partners. The two tranches include a $27.5 million, 10-year bank commitment period with an accreting swap that mitigates interest rate risk through the bank commitment period and a $25 million intermediate-term bond with a 30-month maturity to be repaid with entrance fees to the expansion.
RICHLANDS, VA. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $4.4 million sale of Brickyard Shopping Center, an 86,246-square-foot retail center located at 114 Kents Ridge Road in Richlands, a city in western Virginia. Zachary Taylor and Eric Abbott of Marcus & Millichap’s Atlanta office represented the seller, an unnamed developer, in the transaction. Dean Zang and David Crotts of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office procured the buyer, a private investor. Brian Hosey served as Marcus & Millichap’s broker of record in Virginia for the transaction. Built in 1989, Brickyard was 75 percent leased at the time of sale to its original anchor tenants, Food Lion and Big Lots. Food Lion is the sole national grocery store in Richlands, and there is only one other anchored shopping center in the area, according to Marcus & Millichap.
WOODBRIDGE, VA. — Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap, has brokered the $19.9 million sale of a two-building industrial property located at 15111 and 15151 Farm Creek Drive in Woodbridge, about 26 miles south of Washington, D.C. Built in 1986 on an 8-acre site within Featherstone Industrial Park, the 139,818-square-foot property was fully leased at the time of sale to Bekins A1 Storage Inc., a privately held moving and storage company. Robert Filley and Chandler Pace of IPA represented the seller and procured the buyer. Both parties requested anonymity.
RICHMOND, VA. — Matan Cos. has purchased two recently delivered, high-bay industrial facilities within Deepwater Industrial Park in Richmond. Located 2.2 miles from the Richmond Marine Terminal, the assets total 321,000 square feet and feature 36-foot clear heights, 52- by 52-foot bay spacing and visibility from I-95. Hourigan, in collaboration with DSC Partners, delivered the facilities earlier this year. The third building within Deepwater Industrial Park is fully leased to Lowe’s Home Improvement. Matan has tapped Charlie Polk, Gareth Jones and Chris Avellana of JLL to lease the newly acquired assets. Sue Caras, Drake Grier and Evan Parker of JLL arranged acquisition financing through Mesa West Capital. The sales price and loan amount were not disclosed.
MECHANICSVILLE, VA. — VICI Properties Inc. has acquired 38 bowling alleys from Mechanicsville-based Bowlero Corp. in a sale-leaseback transaction for a total $432.9 million. Bowlero will now occupy the properties, which are located across 17 states, on a triple-net-lease basis. Initial annual rent for the lease will total $31.6 million. The deal also included an eight-year right of first offer (ROFO) term for VICI to purchase Bowlero’s real estate assets. J.P. Morgan acted as financial advisor to VICI in the transaction, and Hogan Lovells US LLP and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP provided legal counsel. VICI Properties Inc. is an experiential REIT that owns one of the largest portfolios of gaming, hospitality and entertainment destinations, including Caesars Palace Las Vegas, MGM Grand and the Venetian Resort Las Vegas. Bowlero is a publicly traded company that operates 325 bowling alleys across North America. Earlier this year, Bowlero acquired the Lucky Strike Entertainment LLC brand, which operated 14 locations across nine states. In 2019, the company purchased the Professional Bowlers Association.