COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — An affiliate of the Axton Group and the Bascom Group have divested two multifamily complexes in Colorado Springs for a total of $74.1 million. The sale includes the 374-unit Park at Penrose and the 112-unit Park at Palmer. The communities are located at 3802 and 3903 Half Turn Road, respectively. Formerly known as Summer Grove and Tanglewood, the Axton/Bascom partnership purchased the properties for $41.2 million in June 2019. The companies then completed a multi-year renovation program to upgrade the apartment units and community amenities.
Westcore Acquires Raceway Commerce Center in West Valley City, Utah for $52.2M
WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH — Westcore has purchased Raceway Commerce Center in West Valley City for $52.2 million. The two-building, 397,894-square-foot industrial property is located at 6075 W SR-201 Frontage Road and 2234 South 5900 West. The brand-new, tilt-up construction center is 33 percent pre-leased to three tenants. Westcore plans to build out improvements for the tenants, and potentially build out two more spec office suites, one per building. Westcore represented itself in the transaction. Phillip Eilers and Jon Schreck of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, Brennan Investment Group.
ViaWest Group Sells Chandler Crossroads Industrial Campus in Arizona for $40.1M
CHANDLER, ARIZ. — ViaWest Group and its institutional joint venture partners have sold Chandler Crossroads I & II, a Class A industrial project totaling 216,322 square feet in Chandler. Developed in 2016 and 2022, respectively, the Southeast Valley portfolio consists of two buildings located at 2800 and 2900 S. Gilbert Road. The project was 78 percent leased at the time of escrow, but was fully leased to seven tenants by the time the deal closed. An undisclosed investor acquired the asset for $40.1 million. Will Strong, Phil Haenel, Micki Strain, Kirk Kuller, Molly Hunt and Callahan Conway of Cushman & Wakefield’s National Industrial Advisory Group – Mountain West team represented ViaWest in the deal.
Thompson Thrift Plans 336-Unit The Garrison Apartments in Fountain, Colorado
FOUNTAIN, COLO. — Thompson Thrift has announced plans to develop The Garrison, a 336-unit, Class A apartment community in the Colorado Springs suburb of Fountain. The complex will be situated near the intersection of Mesa Ridge Parkway and Fountain Mesa Road, adjacent to Fountain’s two major roadways and with easy access to Interstate 25. It will offer one- to three-bedroom floorplans with up to 1,369 square feet of living space. The development site spans 22 acres. Thompson Thrift will utilize the land’s natural undulation with thoughtful grading to provide unobstructed views of the Cheyenne Mountain range for the 10 three-story, garden-style buildings. The community is scheduled to welcome new residents starting in late 2024.
Highgate, Flynn Properties Purchase the Huntington Hotel in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — Highgate and Flynn Properties have acquired the Huntington Hotel in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood. The hotel was originally built in 1924. It was the first steel and brick high rise west of the Mississippi. The partners intend to renovate the hotel’s public areas, guest rooms, Big 4 Restaurant and spa. The hotel is scheduled to reopen in 2025.
Orange County’s Industrial Sector Continues to Grow
— By Jace Gan, Executive Vice President, Colliers — Before 2020, Orange County’s industrial base shrank due to developers opting to redevelop multifamily and creative office spaces. Historically tight market conditions limit the number of new leases, and rising interest rates price out many businesses looking to purchase a building. However, we are seeing a significant increase in industrial development across Orange County for the first time in a while. Orange County industrial properties have seen a pullback from institutions that were putting capital out the door. About 2.4 million square feet of new industrial space was constructed in 2022 — a significant increase over the 660,000-square-foot, five-year average. Setting Pace Most activity occurs in North County, which makes up 45 percent of OC’s industrial base. Irvine has remained the hub for more specialized uses related to aerospace, medical, etc. Key developments across the region are dictating the speed of future activity. Goodman recently developed a 1.5-million-square-foot, four-building logistics center in Fullerton. The overall size is rare for the OC, and was 89 percent pre-leased before completion. Samsung took two buildings totaling 1 million square feet. Sprouts took 337,000 square feet in another building. Sares Regis Group is redeveloping an …
MSquared Receives Funding for $54M Mixed-Income Apartment Project in Lynnwood, Washington
LYNNWOOD, WASH. — MSquared has received $54 million in funding for Kōz on Alderwood, a 200-unit apartment development in the Seattle suburb of Lynnwood. Kōz Development is partnering with MSquared on the mixed-income, transit-oriented development. The project is being financed by $35 million in debt from Coastal Community Bank, $13 million in equity from MSquared and $6 million in equity from Kōz Development investors. Construction of Kōz on Alderwood is scheduled to begin in spring 2023, with a planned completion date of early winter 2025.
PEORIA, ARIZ. — Montecito Medical Real Estate has acquired Banner Health Center Peoria, a fully leased, 68,000-square-foot medical building in Peoria, for $29 million. The three-story medical office building features a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center with three operating rooms, advanced imaging, and primary and specialty care. It is leased on a single-tenant basis to Banner Health. The center is a key outpatient location for Banner Health, serving its patients in the northwest Phoenix metro area. It is less than two miles from the 410-bed Banner Boswell Medical Center. JLL represented the seller, Banner Health, in this transaction. The JLL Healthcare Capital Markets Advisory team consisted of Mindy Berman, Matt Dicesare and John Chun, along with Phoenix market leader Pat Williams.
CapRock Partners Purchases 130,800 SF Industrial Warehouse in Phoenix
PHOENIX — CapRock Partners has purchased a 130,800-square-foot, Class A industrial building in Phoenix for an undisclosed sum. The industrial warehouse facility is located at 5810 W. Buckeye Road in the Loop 202 corridor in the southwest portion of the city. The space is pre-leased to Metrie, North America’s largest manufacturer and supplier of solid wood and composite moulding. Construction on the new industrial building was completed in the first quarter of this year, with Metrie set to take occupancy in the second quarter. Don and Payson MacWilliam of Colliers International is assisting CapRock Partners with the marketing of 5810 W. Buckeye Road. Mark Seale of Avison Young represented Metrie Inc.
Hanley Brokers $2.3M Sale of Single-Tenant Retail Property in Fontana, California
FONTANA, CALIF. — Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors has brokered the $2.3 million sale of a single-tenant retail property in Fontana. Dutch Bros Coffee occupies the newly constructed, 871-square-foot property, which is situated within Highland Village Shopping Center, on a triple-net-lease basis. Kevin Fryman, Bill Asher and Jeff Lefko of Hanley represented the seller, Adler Realty Investments, in the transaction. Jeremy McChesney of Hanley represented the buyer, a private investor.