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NEW YORK CITY — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $110 million construction loan for a 246-unit multifamily project that will be located at 880 Atlantic Ave. in the Prospect Heights area of Brooklyn. The building will house studio, one- and two-bedroom units as well as 13,000 square feet of commercial space. Aaron Appel, Keith Kurland, Jonathan Schwartz, Adam Schwartz, Jordan Casella and William Herring of Walker & Dunlop arranged the loan on behalf of the developer, EMP Capital Group. QuadReal Property Group provided the financing.

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SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — River City Bank has provided a $15 million loan for the refinancing of Villa Montaña, a 208-unit apartment complex located at 11350 E. Sahuaro Drive in Scottsdale. Built in 1986, the property offers one- and two-bedroom units and amenities such as a pool, fitness center and a 24-hour laundry room. Mark Plenge and Grant Robertson of Walker & Dunlop arranged the fixed-rate loan on behalf of the borrower, The Al Angelo Co.

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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — New Jersey-based investment firm Reynolds Asset Management has received a $19.5 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Violet Estates, an 84-unit multifamily property located north of New York City in Poughkeepsie. Violet Estates is reserved for renters age 55 and above and offers studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Amenities include a resident lounge, fitness center, bocce ball courts and a dog park. The property also houses 7,000 square feet of retail space that is leased to users in the food-and-beverage, fitness and art businesses, among others. Allan Edelson of Walker & Dunlop originated the financing.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Walker & Dunlop has arranged $62 million in debt and equity financing for the construction of Burnside Farms Apartments, a new 308-unit multifamily development in Columbia. The borrowers, South Coast Property Investments and Abacus Capital, plan to break ground in June. Jamie Butler, Cliff Ayers, Michael Bowles and Jason McFadden of Walker & Dunlop arranged the non-recourse financing on behalf of the borrowers. The apartment community will feature a mix of market-rate and affordable housing units. The property will be situated at the intersection of Cliff Kinder and Pineview roads within the larger Burnside Farms master-planned community.

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NEW YORK CITY — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $155 million loan for the refinancing of The Lexington Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, which is part of the Marriott Autograph Collection family of brands. Hudson Bay Capital provided the loan. Jordan Casella, Aaron Appel, Keith Kurland, Jonathan Schwartz, Adam Schwartz and Christopher de Raet of Walker & Dunlop originated the loan on behalf of the borrower, a joint venture between MCR Hotels, Island Capital Group and Three Wall Capital. The joint venture first acquired the property in 2021. The 28-story building was originally constructed in 1929 and houses 725 rooms, including six specialty suites. One of those suites is known as the Norma Jeane Suite and once served as the residence of Marilyn Monroe and her then-husband, New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio. (Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson.) The hotel’s amenities include 3,000 square feet of meeting and event space and an onsite restaurant and bar. The property also houses retail space that is leased to Crunch Fitness and Starbucks. “This transaction not only underscores the resilience of the New York City hospitality market but also reaffirms the enduring appeal of this city as a major tourist and …

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DENVER — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $55 million refinancing for DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver, a two-tower hotel in Denver’s Central Park submarket. Located at 3203 Quebec St., the 561-key hotel offers an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, on-site restaurant, business center and meeting rooms. Adam Schwartz, Aaron Appel, Jonathan Schwartz, Keith Kurland, Michael Diaz, Triston Stegall and Christopher de Raet of Walker & Dunlop arranged the loan for the borrowers, Taconic Capital Advisors LP, Pyramid Global Hospitality and Triangle Capital Group. Hudson Bay Capital provided the nonrecourse loan that carries an initial two-year term with a 12-month extension option.

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ASTON, PA. — Walker & Dunlop Investment Partners has provided $6.2 million in equity for a 100,000-square-foot industrial project that will be located at 48 Chichester Ave. in Aston, a western suburb of Philadelphia. According to LoopNet Inc., the project will feature a clear height of 36 feet, 10 exterior dock doors and 2,500 square feet of office space. The name of the developer was not disclosed.

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1034-1042 Atlantic Ave

NEW YORK CITY — Walker & Dunlop has arranged a $109 million construction loan for a 247-unit multifamily project that will be located at 1034-1042 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood. The borrower is locally based developer EMP Capital Group. The development will consist of two adjoining buildings that will create a cross-block lot between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street. Units will come in studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Levels of income restrictions for the affordable housing component of the property have not yet been fully determined. More specifically, the unit mix will comprise 45 studios, 11 studio alcoves, 95 one-bedroom apartments, 44 one-bedroom residences with home offices, 49 two-bedroom units and three two-bedroom units with home offices. Amenities will include a tenant lounge, business center, screening room, karaoke room, golf simulator, game room, multiple party rooms, kids’ playrooms, social lounges and a nearly 2,000-square-foot fitness center. The property will also feature ground-floor retail space. Keith Kurland, Aaron Appel, Jonathan Schwartz, Adam Schwartz, Jordan Casella and William Herring of Walker & Dunlop arranged the five-year, interest-only loan through QuadReal Property Group. Completion is scheduled for 2025. “Meticulously designed with floor plans that optimize all available square footage, …

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ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has arranged $65.7 million in 232/223(f) and 241(a) HUD loans for seven skilled nursing facilities in Illinois and Wisconsin over the course of four months. Joshua Rosen, Brad Annis and Johnny Rice of Walker & Dunlop arranged the construction loans and refinancings on behalf of five clients. The properties, which total 376 units, include Elevate Care Waukegan, Asbury of Kankakee, Allure of Galesburg, Allure of Moline, Crossroads Care Center of Sun Prairie, Aperion Care St. Elmo and Crossroads Care Center of Fond Du Lac.

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Katie Balderrama Walker & Dunlop LIHTC quote

It’s a tough time for much of multifamily development, but the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program offers incentives that make much-needed affordable housing comparatively easier to achieve under the current economic conditions. Building is expensive and financing is tight in the current multifamily market. However, as it has for the last 30 years, the LIHTC program provides solutions that increase the ease of creating and sustaining affordable housing, even when the overall multifamily market faces challenges. The program not only promotes the construction and acquisition of housing but also enforces conditions that help maintain the stability and preservation of affordable properties. The program is also needed to address the demand for affordable housing. The National Low Income Housing Coalition estimates that extremely low-income households represent 25 percent of the nation’s 44.1 million renters and reports a shortage of 7.3 million affordable and available rental homes. Historical Financial Resilience “The LIHTC asset class is resilient, if not countercyclical, under challenging economic times,” says Katie Balderrama, executive vice president of affordable equity at Walker & Dunlop. The firm typically sees a foreclosure rate of under 1 percent on properties supported by LIHTC. “Overall, our affordable housing assets tend to perform fairly …

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