CHICAGO — On behalf of Chicago-based Newcastle Limited, Cohen Financial has secured a $13 million acquisition loan for a three-property portfolio in Chicago. Two properties are located within the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood at 2200 Clark St. and 801 Diversey St., and the third property is located at 4071 Milwaukee St. The portfolio contains 44,310 square feet of retail space, as well as 28 apartment units. The fixed-rate, 70 percent loan-to-value non-recourse loan is based on a 5-year term, with a 30-year amortization schedule priced on the 5-year U.S. Treasury. An undisclosed national life insurance company funded the transaction for the borrower, Newcastle Limited. Steve Roth and Steve Kundert of Cohen Financial arranged the financing.