Innovation Quarter Reveals Plans for 2.7 MSF Second Phase of Mixed-Use Campus in Downtown Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Innovation Quarter (iQ), an entity that controls a 2.1 million-square-foot life sciences and higher education campus of the same name, has revealed plans for its second phase. The upcoming project will expand the mixed-use development in downtown Winston-Salem by 2.7 million square feet across 10 buildings.Set on a 28-acre site straddling Research Parkway, Phase II of iQ will include 1 million square feet of clinical, office and laboratory spaces, as well as up to …

Washington Prime Group Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Amid Pandemic-Related Struggles

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Washington Prime Group (NYSE: WPG), an Ohio-based owner-operator of regional malls and shopping centers, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.WPG cited insurmountable operating challenges tied to the COVID-19 pandemic as the primary catalyst behind the move. Against that backdrop, both CNBC and Reuters reported that many of the company’s tenants were unable to pay rent at various points in time over the last …

Hines, Benenson Capital Partners, USAA Plan 1.2 MSF Mixed-Use Development in Metro Seattle

BELLEVUE, WASH. — Hines, Benenson Capital Partners and USAA Real Estate have unveiled plans for Main Street Place, a 6.8-acre, mixed-use development in downtown Bellevue. Development costs were not disclosed.Main Street Place will feature approximately 1.2 million square feet of newly built high-rise office space on the north side of the site, along with about 400 units of low-rise apartments on the south side of the development. Additionally, there will be about 90,000 square feet of …

TPG Real Estate, Bainbridge Acquire Waterfront Multifamily Community in Annapolis for $154M

ANNAPOLIS, MD. — A joint venture between TPG Real Estate and The Bainbridge Cos. has acquired Watergate Pointe, a 608-unit waterfront multifamily community located at 655 Americana Drive in Annapolis, for $154 million or $253,290 per unit. Dean Sigmon, Robin Williams, Justin Shay and Michael D’Amelio of Transwestern Real Estate Services represented the seller, Castle Lanterra Properties, in the disposition of the community.The 31.2-acre property sits on a peninsula connected to the …

Harrison Street Agrees to Acquire 24 Seniors Housing Assets, Sell 14 Medical Office Properties for $1.6B

CHICAGO — Chicago-based Harrison Street has entered into a series of transactions under which the company agreed to purchase 24 seniors housing assets and sell 14 medical office properties for a total transaction volume of approximately $1.6 billion.The 24 Class A seniors housing properties comprise 2,195 assisted living and memory care units across California and Nevada. The purchase price was roughly $1.2 billion. Healthpeak Properties Inc. was the seller of 12 communities, while …

Blackstone Agrees to Acquire Data Center Giant QTS Realty Trust in $10B Deal

NEW YORK CITY AND OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Blackstone (NYSE: BX) has entered into a definitive acquisition agreement with QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a data center real estate investment trust, in an all-cash transaction valued at $10 billion. Upon completion of the transaction, the parties expect that QTS will continue to be led by its senior management team and maintain its corporate headquarters in Overland Park.QTS has a diverse footprint spanning more than 7 million square feet of …

Boston Properties Acquires Two Life Sciences Buildings in Metro Boston for $100M

WALTHAM, MASS. — Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP) has acquired two life sciences buildings totaling 153,000 square feet in the western Boston suburb of Waltham for $100 million in cash. The seller was an affiliate of Los Angeles-based investment firm Montana Avenue Capital Partners LLC.The buildings, located at 153 and 211 Second Ave., were fully leased to an undisclosed pharmaceutical company at the time of sale. The assets are located adjacent to Boston Properties’ …

Broe Group Plans Phase One of $150M Office Building in Denver

DENVER, COLO. — Broe Real Estate Group has unveiled plans for 200 Clayton, a Class A commercial office property in Denver. Construction is slated to start in August of this year and finish in 2023.The 200 Clayton project is an eight-story, Class A office building located in the Cherry Creek North shopping district and will have 76,000 square feet of office and retail space. The building is the first phase of the Clayton Street redevelopment. Broe Real Estate Group had to push the project …

Joint Venture Launches Condominium Sales at $970M Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Residences Project in Downtown Miami

MIAMI — A joint venture between Property Markets Group (PMG), Greybrook Realty Partners and S2 Development has launched condominium sales at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Residences Miami. The estimated development cost for the project is $970 million, according to Greybrook’s website. The 800,000-square-foot project is located at 300 Biscayne Blvd. in the heart of downtown Miami. Rising 100 stories, the building is expected to be the tallest residential tower south of New York City, …

JLL Brokers $113.5M Sale of Dulles Executive Plaza Office Complex in Northern Virginia

HERNDON, VA. — JLL Capital Markets has brokered the $113.5 million sale of Dulles Executive Plaza in Northern Virginia’s Herndon. The two-building, Class A office complex totals 384,336 square feet.Dulles Executive Plaza is located at 13530 and 13560 Dulles Technology Drive. The Innovation Center Silver Line Metro Rail Station, scheduled to open later this year, will connect the property to the broader Washington, D.C. region.Built from 2000 to 2001 and renovated in 2019, the office …

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