Friday, October 3, 2014

HFF arranges permanent loan for Dallas, TX retail center

Travis Anderson
CHARLOTTE, NC  – HFF announced it has arranged a permanent loan for Lakewood Shopping Center, a 65,674-square-foot retail center in Dallas, Texas.

               HFF worked exclusively on behalf of the borrower, Lincoln Property Company, to secure the 15-year, fixed-rate loan through Aegon USA Realty Advisors LLC, a commercial real estate investment and management arm of Aegon Asset Management. 

Lakewood Shopping Center is located at 6400 Gaston Avenue on 4.28 acres in the heart of the affluent Lakewood neighborhood. 

Completed in 1946 and most recently renovated in 2012, the center is adjacent to Whole Foods and the Lakewood Country Club and three miles northeast of downtown Dallas.

 Lakewood Shopping Center is 91.3-percent leased to national and regional tenants, including CVS, Sports Clips, Radio Shack, PETCO Unleashed and Liberty Burger. 

Adam Herrin
The HFF team representing the borrower was led by senior managing director Travis Anderson, director Adam Herrin and senior real estate analyst Cory Fowler.

For  a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Kristen M. Murphy
Associate Director
HFF | One Post Office Square, Suite 3500 | Boston, MA 02109
Main: 617-338-0990 | Direct: 617-848-1572 | Cell: 617-543-4873 |

HFF hires Phil Mahler as managing director in its national healthcare practice group

Phil Mahler
CHICAGO, IL – HFF announced that Phil Mahler has joined the firm as a managing director in its Chicago office.  Mr. Mahler will be a member of HFF’s national healthcare practice and will focus on healthcare capital markets and investment sale transactions throughout the United States.

               Mr. Mahler has 22 years of commercial real estate experience and most recently worked with Savills LLC as a managing director in its medical office group. 

During his 10 years with Savills, he was involved in more than $6.0 billion of medical office transactions totaling approximately 33.5 million square feet of product. 

Prior to Savills, he was a manager in the Real Estate Advisory and Capital Markets Group of Ernst and Young and has also held positions with UBS Realty Investors LLC, Prologis Trust and Wells Fargo Bank. 

Mr. Mahler is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and is a frequent panelist at BOMA, Interface events and Cap Rate events, among others.

John Pelusi
              “Phil has an extensive background in the commercial real estate industry and a deep understanding of the medical office space, having transacted numerous investment sales, financing assignments, joint ventures, direct hospital monetization strategies and strategic recaps, among others,” said John Pelusi, executive managing director and head of HFF’s national healthcare practice. 

“Phil, alongside Michael Bennett, Jack Dudick, and the entire HFF healthcare team, will utilize a true team approach to put the ‘best team on the field’ for every transaction. 

"  Phil will be splitting his time between Chicago and New York City, and will focus on medial office transactions nationally.”

For  a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Kristen M. Murphy
Associate Director
HFF | One Post Office Square, Suite 3500 | Boston, MA 02109
Main: 617-338-0990 | Direct: 617-848-1572 | Cell: 617-543-4873 |

Taylor & Mathis Orlando Brokers Downtown Orlando, FL Building Sale

Buffy Gillette
ORLANDO, FL– Oct. 3, 2014:  Damien Madsen, Principal of Taylor & Mathis Orlando announced today the completion of a building sale in Downtown Orlando.

Damien Madsen and Buffy Gillette recently closed the sale of the downtown Orlando building located off of Lucerne Circle totaling approximately 3,663 square feet.  Representing the Sellers, The Central Florida Sports Commission, the sold the property to Northboro Builders for a value of $470,000.

For  a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Buffy Gillette
(407) 622.6699

Hold-Thyssen Completes $2.55 Million Sale of TD Bank Building in Winter Garden, FL

Therese Taylor
Winter Park, FL and  Winter Garden, FL--- Hold-Thyssen, Inc., a commercial real estate services firm based in Winter Park, recently negotiated the sale of the TD Bank Building at 12200 W. Colonial Drive in Winter Garden for $2,550,000. 

 R. Anthony Fisher, vice president of Hold-Thyssen, Inc. said the firm’s leasing team led by Leasing Agent Therese Taylor boosted occupancy at the building to more than 85 percent last spring prior to placing it on the market on behalf of the seller Portland, Oregon-based 12200 West Colonial Drive, LLC. 

  The Ocoee-based buyer was represented by Ray Turchi of Marcus & Millichap.

Ray Turchi
 Taylor’s team had leased space in the TD Bank Building to Scholastic Insurance of Florida LLC, Lotus Financial Services Group, and Statewide Permit Service, Inc.   

 Taylor also leased a multi-story office suite with 2,135 square feet in the TD Bank Building to Reinforced Earth Company shortly before the sale.

 Hold-Thyssen provides commercial property and leasing and management services to institutional and private investor clients nationwide.  The 40-year old firm’s current portfolio includes more that 100 commercial properties throughout the United States.

For  a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, 
Larry Vershel Communications Inc.