COHEN FINANCIAL ARRANGES $13.2 MILLION CONSTRUCTION LOAN
PORTLAND, ORE. — Cohen Financial has arranged a $13.2 million construction loan for the development of The Shops on Brooklyn Yard, a retail project located in the Brooklyn neighborhood of southeast Portland. The project is located at 4546 SE McLoughlin Blvd. at the intersection of SE Holgate and McLoughlin boulevards. The is being used to retire the land acquisition loan and provide funds for the development of more than 52,000 square feet of retail improvements. The project is currently 83 percent pre-leased to 24 Hour Fitness, which plans to open in third quarter 2009. Adam Cassie of Cohen Financial secured the 2-year, 70 percent loan-to-value facility. The borrower and lender were not disclosed.