CBRE Secures $21.3M Bridge Loan for 215,000 SF Retail Center in Connecticut
CROMWELL, CONN. – CBRE Capital Markets’ debt and structured finance team has secured $21.3 million in bridge financing for Cromwell Square, a 218,000-square-foot shopping center currently anchored by a 100,000-square-foot Kmart in Cromwell. Mark Fisher, Michael Riccio and Alex Furnary of CBRE facilitated the loan on behalf of the borrower, Greenwich-based developer/owner/operator HB Nitkin. The 10-year, fixed-rate bridge loan includes two years of interest-only payments and a 25-year amortization schedule. The loan will be used replace an existing $12.1 million loan and provide additional funds for the buyout of an existing Kmart lease. The store will be replaced with a 65,000-square-foot ShopRite grocery store and other tenants. The redevelopment is anticipated to take 18 months. The property is located at 51 Shunpike Road in Middlesex County, immediately west of Route 9 and 1.5 miles east of I-91 on the northwest corner of Shunpike Road and Route 372.