JLL Arranges $70M in Financing for Apartment Project in Brooklyn
NEW YORK CITY — JLL has arranged $70 million in acquisition and construction financing for a new multifamily project that will be located at 308 Livingston St. in Brooklyn. In addition to the construction financing, the developer, Lonicera Partners, sourced preferred equity from Twining Properties and a major institutional investor to develop the 23-story project, which is in the pre-construction phase. Lonicera will demolish the existing five buildings on the site make way for a development containing 160 apartments, including 48 affordable housing units, as well as 9,460 square feet of retail space. Amenities will include a sky lounge, common dining room, entertainment lounge, fitness center and coworking office space. Jonathan Schwartz, Aaron Appel, Keith Kurlan, Adam Schwartz and Mark Fisher of JLL arranged the financing through Santander Bank and City National Bank on behalf of Lonicera.