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Hunt Real Estate Capital Funds $6M Refinancing for Village Montrachet Apartments in Burien, Washington

BURIEN, WASH. — Hunt Real Estate Capital has provided a $6 million Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan for the refinancing of Village Montrachet Apartments in Burien. Village Montrachet LLC, an entity backed by an undisclosed sponsor who purchased the property in 2001, is the borrower. The new loan will refinance existing debt and provide the borrower with proceeds to invest in the acquisition of another commercial property. Built in 1988, the property consists of three three-story apartment …

Amazon Selects New York City, Northern Virginia for $5B Second Headquarters, Nashville for Operations Hub

SEATTLE — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has officially selected New York City and Arlington, Va., as the homes for its second headquarters, confirming reports last week of the e-commerce giant’s decision to split HQ2. Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with more than 25,000 employees in each new headquarters. Both campuses will feature 4 million square feet of new office space, which is expandable up to 8 million square …

Amazon Reportedly Plans to Split HQ2 Evenly Between Two Cities

SEATTLE — Amazon has decided to split its second headquarters (HQ2) location between two cities, instead of creating one HQ2 facility, according a source who spoke to The Wall Street Journal. According a person familiar with the company’s plans, the driving factor behind the new decision to create two equal offices is the ability to recruit the best tech talent from various geographical regions. Additionally, the decision will ease the potential community issues regarding housing and …

Decron Properties Enters Seattle Apartment Market with $173M Acquisition

BOTHELL, WASH. — Decron Properties has purchased Avana 522 Apartments, a multifamily property located at 18101 126th Ave. NE in Bothell, for $173 million. The transaction marks the Los Angeles-based firm’s entry into the Pacific Northwest real estate market. Situated on 56 acres, the 558-unit property was built in 1988 and expanded in 1999. The garden-style community features a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Community amenities include two outdoor pools, one indoor pool, two …

PCCP, SteelWave Acquire 632,591 SF Multi-Tenant Office/Flex Park in Metro Seattle

BOTHELL, WASH. — A joint venture between PCCP and SteelWave has purchased Canyon Park Business Center, a 17-building office/flex property located in Bothell, an eastern suburb of Seattle. A venture between SteelWave and Colony NorthStar sold the office park for an undisclosed price. Totaling 632,591 square feet, the campus features 13 Class A flex/office buildings, totaling 450,961 square feet, and four Class A life science lab and data center buildings, totaling 181,630 square feet. At …

BMO Harris Provides $16.7M Acquisition Financing for Seniors Housing Community in Bellevue, Washington

BELLEVUE, WASH. — BMO Harris Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Healthcare group has closed $16.7 million in acquisition and renovation financing for Sagebrook, an independent living, assisted living and memory care community in Bellevue. Altum Senior Living operates the community, which is located across Lake Washington from Seattle. The property offers assisted living and memory care. A large strategic investor in the seniors housing industry teamed up with a regional partner to complete …

Terreno Realty Buys Industrial Development in Washington for $12.4M

KENT, WASH. — Terreno Realty Corp. has acquired an industrial property, currently under construction at 8615 S. 192nd St. in Kent, for $12.4 million. The name of the seller was not released. Situated on 12.7 acres, the 220,000-square-foot, rear-load industrial distribution facility is slated for completion by the end of 2019. The property will feature 47 dock-high and two grade-level loading positions, 36-foot clear heights, and parking for 137 cars and 30 trailers. The estimated …

Capstone Development Opens Three Student Housing Communities in California, Seattle Totaling 980 Beds

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Birmingham-based Capstone Development Partners has opened five on-campus student housing communities totaling 3,000 beds, including two in California and one in Seattle. Development costs reached $350 million, $150 million of which was financed using private equity, with the remaining $200 million financed through a 501(c)3 nonprofit owner or a university using tax-exempt debt. Properties include Montage on College at San Diego State University in San Diego; Calaveras …

Westcore Properties Sells 75,048 SF Industrial Building in Seattle for $14.5M

SEATTLE — Westcore Properties has completed the sale of a single-tenant industrial building in Seattle’s Georgetown submarket. Talon Private Capital acquired the property for $14.5 million, or $193.21 per square foot. OpenSquare, a provider of office space workstations and furniture for corporate users, fully occupies the 75,048-square-foot property, which is located at 303 S. River St. Andy Miller of Kidder Mathews, along with Mike Roy and Kevin Skillestad of Neil Walter Co., …

Colliers Brokers $20M Sale of Tyee, Levere Apartments in Seattle’s University District

SEATTLE — Colliers International has arranged the sale of Tyee Apartments and Levere Apartments, two multifamily properties located in Seattle’s University District. Kennedy Tyee LLC and Levere LLC sold the properties to Seattle University District LP for $20 million. The transaction is the first time the assets have traded in more than 50 years. Built in 1963 and located at 4115 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Tyee Apartments features 48 units in a mix of studios and one-bedroom units. Constructed …

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