SunTrust Provides $139M Loan to Refinance New High-Rise Apartment Project in Fort Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — SunTrust Banks has provided a $139 million Freddie Mac loan to refinance Icon Las Olas, a newly built high-rise apartment tower in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Built in 2018, the property is the tallest building in the city at 44 stories. Icon Las Olas features 272 residences and 21,415 square feet of retail space, including signature restaurant Etaru. Community amenities include a plaza, club room, fitness center, spa, morning news café, oval infinity pool, wine tasting salon, sky terrace on the rooftop, party room with built-in bar and catering kitchen, 24-hour valet, 24-hour concierge, enclosed parking garage and a business center. Rental rates at Icon Las Olas range from $2,985 for a one-bedroom unit to $6,935 for a three-bedroom apartment, according to Apartments.com. Justin Ginsberg of SunTrust Commercial Real Estate Agency Lending and Rebecca Cox of SunTrust Commercial Real Estate originated the loan on behalf of the borrowers, Related Group and Rabina Properties. SunTrust Bank provided a $105 million construction loan for the project to the co-developers in 2016.