LIGHTSTONE REFINANCES THREE RETAIL PROPERTIES FOR $23M
NORTH ATTLEBORO, MASS. and MANCHESTER, CONN. — The Lightstone Group has completed the refinancing of three of its retail centers, totaling 270,000 square feet, in North Attleboro and Manchester. The Bank of the Ozarks provided a three-year, $23 million loan. The properties include Christmas Tree Shops Plaza and Cumberland Avenue Plaza in North Attleboro and Hale Road in Manchester. The properties are more than 94 percent occupied and tenants include Bed Bath & Beyond, Guitar Center and David's Bridal. Lightstone acquired the assets in October 2000.