BOULDER, COLO. — Construction is underway on Williams Village East, a 178,000-square-foot, 700-bed residence hall located at the University of Colorado Boulder. The design-build team for the project consists of KWK Architects, alm2s and Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. The $96.7 million residence hall is being built in accordance with LEED Gold standards, and will include solar panels, LED lighting, recycling areas, occupancy sensor lighting, green outlets and thermostats in each room. The..
TIGARD, ORE. — A joint venture between Security Properties and Cigna Investment Management has purchased the 348-unit Arbor Heights apartment complex in Tigard for $81 million. The community is located at 15199 S.W. Royalty Parkway in the Beaverton submarket. The Class A asset was built in 1997. Units feature walk-in closets, full-size washers/dryers and private patios/balconies. The JV plans to carry out a renovation of the property. This will include upgrades to the current amenities, a..
NORTHGLENN, COLO. — Faris Lee Investments has arranged the $6.1 million sale of a 14,990-square-foot retail property triple-net-leased to Walgreens in Northglenn, located 20 miles north of Denver. Shaun Riley of Faris Lee Investments arranged the transaction on behalf of the seller, P&A Northglenn LLC. Rob Edwards of Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors LLC represented the buyer, Governors Park Lofts LLC. The property is adjacent to a power center anchored by Super Target, Sprouts, Barnes..
LOS ANGELES — Front Porch and Brookmore Apartment Corp. have acquired Vista Tower Apartments, a 230-unit affordable seniors housing community in Los Angeles, with plans to rehabilitate the property. Front Porch subsidiary CARING Housing Ministries (CHM) manages the property. Brookmore acquired the property in July from Baptist Services Corp. Capital partners on the acquisition and renovations include Citi Community Capital, Alden Capital Partners and the California Public Finance..
MISSION VIEJO, CALIF. — Ralphs Grocery Co. is re-opening its remodeled Portola Plaza supermarket in North Mission Viejo following more than three months of ceiling-to-floor renovations. The 41,500-square-foot Ralphs features Ralphs Fresh Fare décor with new departments, services and a layout that improves customers' shopping experience while helping to conserve energy and reduce waste. The Portola Plaza supermarket will be Ralphs' 61st Fresh Fare store. The remodeled Ralphs store..
SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Brookfield has acquired Towers @ 2nd, a 411,544-square-foot office property in San Jose, for an undisclosed sum. The property is located at 75 E. Santa Clara St. and 4 N. Second St. Towers @ 2nd includes a 13-story office tower and 14-story office tower situated adjacent to a Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail stop. The towers feature 14,500- and 17,500-square-foot floor plates, respectively. The sellers, a joint venture between Harvest Properties and..
OAKLAND, CALIF. — Brickman has obtained a $35 million loan to acquire Plaza 360, a 115,186-square-foot creative office building in Oakland. The asset is located at 360 22nd St. in the Uptown District. The five-year, non-recourse, floating-rate loan includes a portion of the undisbursed funds for common-area upgrades and tenant improvements. CIT Group and HFF secured the loan through CIT.
SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Barry Slatt Mortgage Co. has arranged a $27 million loan to refinance Sunrise Plaza, a 112,805-square-foot shopping center in San Jose. Behzad Boroumand arranged the 10-year, fixed-rate CMBS loan with full-term, interest-only payments on behalf of the undisclosed borrower. Dick’s Sporting Goods anchors the center.
PHOENIX — MIG Real Estate has purchased the 176-unit Bayside Apartments in Phoenix for an undisclosed sum. The community is located at 20245 N. 32nd Drive. Bayside Apartments was built in 1999. The complex features nine-foot ceilings, walk-in closets, private balconies and patios, dishwashers, and full-size washer and dryer units. The gated community also offers an outdoor resort-style swimming pool, spa and covered picnic areas with barbeque grills. Complimentary WiFi is provided in the..
YUMA, ARIZ. — Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has arranged the sale of a 151-unit assisted living community in Yuma for $3.1 million. The name of the community was not disclosed. The property was originally built as a limited-service hotel before the nonprofit owner began converting it to assisted living. The owner ran into financial trouble and was unable to complete the conversion. Blueprint was tasked with the sale by a court-appointed receiver and positioned the community..