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JLL Arranges $870M Construction Loan for South Station Redevelopment Project in Boston

BOSTON — JLL has arranged an $870 million construction loan for the first phase of the redevelopment of Boston’s South Station transit hub. Upon completion, the project will ultimately comprise 1.9 million square feet of commercial and residential space. The initial phase will feature a 1.2 million-square-foot, 51-story mixed-use tower rising above the historic transit station, which was built in 1898. Scheduled for completion in 2024, the tower will house approximately 660,000 square …

Joint Venture to Develop $95M Mixed-Use Tower in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A joint venture between Armada Hoffler Properties Inc. (NYSE: AHH), David Furman of Centro City Works and Charles Campbell of Flagship Healthcare Properties has unveiled plans for Ten Tryon, a 215,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Charlotte. The building will feature a Publix grocery store as well as a Fortune 100 office tenant. The developers expect the project will cost $95 million. The 15-story building, which is being designed to LEED standards, will feature …

Forest Development to Build 1.1 MSF Nautilus 211 Mixed-Use Project in Lake Park, Florida

LAKE PARK, FLA. — Forest Development has received unanimous approval from the City of Lake Park to build Nautilus 211, a mixed-use project featuring condominiums, office space, retail and restaurants. The 1.1 million-square-foot development will rise along the Intracoastal Waterway and overlook the Lake Park Harbor Marina. The project’s two 23-story towers will house 332 condo units. Amenities for residents will include two pools, pickleball courts, a putting green, game room, …

Morgan Stanley Provides $142.6M Refinancing for Multifamily Portfolio in The Bronx

NEW YORK CITY — Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has provided $142.6 million in permanent financing for an 18-property multifamily portfolio in the Bronx. The Greenwich, Conn.-based borrower, The Morgan Group, will use the loans to refinance the nearly 1,000-unit portfolio, which includes 29 commercial units. Black Bear Capital Partners (BBCP) arranged the financing in three separate 10-year, interest-only loans. The financing includes a $77 million loan with a fixed interest rate of 3.78 …

TPG Real Estate Acquires Jacksonville Town Center Office Campus for $107M

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — TPG Real Estate, a San Francisco-based investment firm, has acquired Town Center One and Two, a 374,123-square-foot office campus in Jacksonville, for $107 million. The property spans 25 acres. It is located in the Deerwood Park area and features proximity to the Southside Quarter mixed-use development and St. Johns Town Center, an open-air shopping and dining destination. Town Center One is a five-story, 155,423-square-foot building that was 94 percent leased at …

Harbor Group Acquires 36-Property Multifamily Portfolio for $1.85B

NORFOLK, VA. — Harbor Group International LLC (HGI), a privately owned real estate investment and management firm based in Norfolk, has acquired a 36-property multifamily portfolio for $1.85 billion. The portfolio comprises 13,243 units, most highly concentrated in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Denver markets. The remaining properties are located in Houston, San Antonio, Atlanta, Orlando, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, St. Louis and Kansas City. The properties average 350 units each, …

Bose to Close All Remaining U.S. Stores

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. — Bose Corp. will close all of its 54 stores in the U.S., as well as many remaining locations in Australia, Japan and Europe in the coming months, totaling 119 brick-and-mortar locations. The Framingham-based company, which specializes in audio engineering, said the closures are due to “dramatic” shifts to online shopping. Bose opened its first store in 1993 and currently has its biggest concentration of stores in the Northeast (10), Southern California (nine) and …

Gemini Rosemont Receives $204M Refinancing for Office Campus in Bellevue, Washington

BELLEVUE, WASH. — Gemini Rosemont Commercial Real Estate, in partnership with an affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners, has received a $204 million loan for the recapitalization and refinancing of One Twelfth @ Twelfth, an office campus in Bellevue. The asset comprises three six-story buildings totaling 480,187 square feet. The Class A, LEED Gold-certified buildings are located just off the I-405 corridor in downtown Bellevue, about 10 miles east of Seattle. Constructed in 2000, the …

MGM Growth Properties, Blackstone REIT to Buy MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay Casinos in Las Vegas for $4.6B

LAS VEGAS — MGM Growth Properties has agreed to form a joint venture with Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Inc. to acquire the Las Vegas real estate assets of the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay casinos and resorts for $4.6 billion. MGM Growth (NYSE: MGP) will own 50.1 percent of the joint venture, and Blackstone Real Estate, a non-traded REIT managed by Blackstone (NYSE: BX), will own 49.9 percent. The MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay comprise 9,743 hotel rooms combined, as well as approximately …

Maverick Gaming Agrees to Buy Eldorado Shreveport Resort Casino for $230M

SHREVEPORT, LA. — Eldorado Resorts Inc. has agreed to sell the Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport, located on the banks of the Red River in Shreveport in the northwest corner of Louisiana. Maverick Gaming LLC will purchase the asset for $230 million. The property features 400 hotel rooms, six restaurants, two nightclubs, 1,400 slot machines, 50 gaming tables and a full-service spa. The transaction is scheduled to close in the first half of this year, prior to or at the same time as …

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