FAYETTEVILLE, GA. — Continental Realty Corp. (CRC) has purchased Banks Crossing, a 255,101-square-foot shopping center in Fayetteville, a southern suburb of Atlanta. Baltimore-based CRC acquired the center, which is anchored by Kroger, for $24.4 million via its private equity fund. Newmark represented the seller, Nightingale Properties, in the transaction. Located at 100-240 Banks Crossing N., Banks Crossing is the third shopping center in CRC’s Georgia portfolio and was 91 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants such as JC Penney, Sally Beauty, Guitar Center and Planet Fitness. The shopping center was built in 1987 and renovated in 2013.