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Walker & Dunlop Secures $76.9M in Refinancing for 962-Unit Multifamily Portfolio in Texas

GRAND PRAIRIE AND KATY, TEXAS — Walker & Dunlop has secured $76.9 million in refinancing for a portfolio of three multifamily properties totaling 962 units in Grand Prairie and Katy. The refinancing package includes $28 million for Stone Lake Apartment Homes in Grand Prairie; $26.4 million for Cornerstone Ranch in Katy; and $22.5 million for Ashley House in Katy. Doug Hart of Walker & Dunlop led the origination team in securing the Fannie Mae loans, all of which have fixed..

June 23, 2017

Hall Group, Partners Top Out Frisco’s Tallest Office Building

FRISCO, TEXAS — Hall Group, Austin Commercial and HKS have completed construction of 3201 Dallas Parkway, a Class A office building in Frisco. The 12-story building will be the tallest office property in Frisco upon completion, which is scheduled for December. The property will feature 300,000 square feet of office space and outdoor spaces with a water feature and an event lawn.

June 23, 2017

Gaming Company to Build 53,000 SF Headquarters in McKinney

MCKINNEY, TEXAS — Playful Corp., a Texas-based gaming studio whose CEO previously headed the company that developed Words with Friends, will build a 53,000-square-foot, Class A office headquarters in downtown McKinney. Columbus Realty Partners will develop the property, which will be located adjacent to a mixed-use development currently under construction at the corner of Davis and Chestnut streets. Project plans also include construction of 125 parking spaces that will be available to the..

June 23, 2017

SACA Brokers Sale of 30,000 SF Shopping Center in Metro San Antonio

HILL COUNTRY VILLAGE, TEXAS — San Antonio Commercial Advisors (SACA) has brokered the sale of The Alley on Bitters, a 30,000-square-foot shopping center located at 555 W. Bitters Road in the San Antonio metro of Hill Country Village. Bradley Suttle of SACA marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Artisans’ Alley Inc. and procured the buyer, a private trust.

June 23, 2017

CBRE Arranges Sale of 120-Room Hotel in Houston

HOUSTON — CBRE has arranged the sale of a 120-room Staybridge Suites hotel located at 9000 S. Main Street in Houston. Michael Yu, Rahul Bijlani, Eric Guerrero and Agrama Mannapperuma of CBRE represented the undisclosed seller in the transaction. St. Louis-based Midas Hospitality purchased the asset, its first Texas-based acquisition, for an undisclosed price.

June 23, 2017

New Retail Concepts Abound in Expanding Dallas-Fort Worth Market

It’s no secret retail vacancies in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area are at all-time lows. Vacancy rates at the end of first quarter 2017 were 4.6 percent, down from 5.5 percent a year ago, according to CoStar. More tenants are actively looking for the right spaces for their businesses so the retail sector is not overbuilt. Junior anchor tenants have “right-sized” requirements, thus decreasing their space needs. For example, Office Depot is downsizing its typical footprint from 24,000..

June 23, 2017

Cannabis Company Buys 31,800 SF Flex Property in Dallas

DALLAS — A subsidiary of Michigan-based energy solutions firm Paradise Ridge Hydrocarbons Inc., which has provided equipment and services for cannabis growers in Washington, Oregon and Colorado, has purchased a 31,800-square-foot facility in Dallas. Branded the Agri-Campus Headquarters, the property offers a mix of office and warehouse space. The company plans to acquire and develop similar real estate projects in Texas in anticipation of the state legalizing cannabis.  

June 22, 2017

Siegel Group Nevada Purchases 153,000 SF Hospitality Asset in Dallas

DALLAS — The Siegel Group Nevada Inc. has purchased the former Regency Hotel, a four-building, 153,000-square-foot hospitality property located on the LBJ Freeway in northeast Dallas, for approximately $5 million. Originally constructed as a Holiday Inn in 1977, the property features a bar and restaurant, theater, fitness center, pool and banquet areas. As part of the property’s repurposing, the company plans to demolish the building that houses the bar, restaurant and banquet areas and..

June 22, 2017

Love Funding Secures $18.5M HUD Loan for Apartment Community in Leon Valley, Texas

LEON VALLEY, TEXAS — Love Funding has secured $18.5 million in construction and permanent financing for Valencia Lofts, a 192-unit apartment community in the San Antonio metro of Leon Valley. The garden-style community will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom units across 14 buildings. Love Funding secured the 40-year HUD loan on behalf of a joint venture between Davila Construction and Loft Concepts.

June 22, 2017

JLL Negotiates Sale-Leaseback of 18,313 SF Rehab Facility in Metro Austin

DRIPPING SPRINGS, TEXAS — JLL has negotiated the sale-leaseback of an 18,313-square-foot post-acute rehabilitation facility situated on 10.6 acres at 3035 W. Highway 290 in the Austin suburb of Dripping Springs. Arizona-based STORE Capital purchased the five-building property from Mentis Neuro Health, which will leaseback 100 percent of the space for 15 years. Rudy Hubbard, Kevin McConn and Rick Goings led the JLL team in the transaction.

June 22, 2017