Velocis Sells West Woods Shopping Center in Metro Austin
WEST LAKE HILLS, TEXAS — Velocis, a private equity real estate manager, has sold West Woods Shopping Center in West Lake Hills, an Austin suburb. The 189,340-square-foot center was sold to Global Retail Investors, an affiliate of First Washington Realty, for an undisclosed price. Velocis purchased the retail asset in 2012 and invested in signage upgrades, landscaping and parking lot improvements. The property is located at the intersection of Bee Caves Road and Walsh Tarlton Lane and is anchored by Stein Mart, Michaels, Petco and CVS/pharmacy. The property was 98 percent leased at the time of sale. HFF’s Jim Batjer and Barry Brown brokered the sale on behalf of Velocis. Lincoln Property Co. provided property management services, and Bryan Dabbs of BKD Realty handled leasing for West Woods.