Phillips Realty Capital Arranges $61.5M in Construction Financing for Apartment Asset in D.C.
1401 Penn in Washington, D.C., will feature 19,000 square feet of first-floor retail space and 167 apartment units.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Phillips Realty Capital has arranged $61.5 million in financing for the development of 1401 Penn, a Class A apartment development located at 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E. in Washington, D.C. The financing package included a $44.5 million construction loan through EagleBank and $17 million in preferred equity through EB5 Capital. Phillips Realty Capital arranged both components of the financing package on behalf of the developers, CAS Riegler Cos. and May Development. Neighborhood Restaurant Group (NRG) has preleased and will operate approximately 13,500 square feet of the 19,000 square feet of first-floor retail. The space will house restaurants, beer and cocktail bars, a food market and a coffee shop. The residential portion of the project will feature a mix of studio to three-bedroom apartments, for a total of 167 units. The community will be located roughly 50 feet from the Potomac Avenue three-line Metro Station and within walking distance to Eastern Market and Barracks Row. The project is expected to break ground early this month, with delivery slated for summer 2019. The project team also includes Tishman Construction and Antunovich Associates Architects.