Monday, October 22, 2018

EagleBridge Capital Arranges $2.7 Million Mortgage For The Learning Experience in Marlborough Hills, MA

The Learning Experience, 70 Simarano Drive, Marlborough Hills, MA

Brian D. Sheehan

Boston, MA -- EagleBridge Capital has arranged acquisition/permanent mortgage financing in the amount of $2,700,000 for The Learning Experience located in Marborough, Massachusetts.

The mortgage financing was arranged by EagleBridge principals Brian D. Sheehan and Ted M. Sidel who stated that the loan was provided by a leading Massachusetts thrift institution.

The Learning Experience is located at 70 Simarano Drive in Marlborough Hills, a corporate and residential mixed-use development.  It is a free-standing childcare learning center containing 10,000 sf with a 5000 sf outdoor play area on a 1.82 acre  site.

The property is net leased to The Learning Experience on a long term basis.   Founded in 1980, The Learning Center is one of the nation’s fastest growing pre childcare centers with more than 300 locations across the country. 

Ted M. Sidel

Located within Marlborough Hills are the 350 unit Avalon Marlborough Apartments, the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center, and a number of corporations including TJX, GE Healthcare, Quest Diagnostics, Wellington Management, Dow Chemical, Oracle, Lockheed Martin, and the Whole Foods Northeast Corporate headquarters.

Mr. Sidel and Mr. Sheehan stated, “We are pleased that EagleBridge was able to meet the borrower’s requirements and arrange a very attractive long term mortgage financing featuring a most attractive rate, term, and amortization with a flexible prepayment.”

EagleBridge Capital is a Boston-based mortgage banking firm specializing in arranging debt and equity financing as well as joint ventures for shopping centers, apartments, office, industrial, and r & d buildings, hotels, condominiums, and mixed use properties as well as special purpose buildings. 


Stanley J. Sidel
Senior Advisor
EagleBridge Capital
One Boston Place, Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617-292-7177 Ext. 300

HFF announces sale of One North LaSalle in Chicago

One North LaSalle Tower, Financial District, Chicago, IL

Kevin M. Purcell
 CHICAGO, IL, Oct. 22, 2018 Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces the sale of One North LaSalle, a historic, recently renovated, Class A office tower totaling 493,738 square feet in Chicago’s Financial District.

 The HFF team marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Hilco Redevelopment Partners and executives from MB Real Estate Services, Inc., Kevin Purcell and Peter Westmeyer, and procured the buyer, Bridge Investment Group LLC.

Peter J. Westmeyer
 Originally constructed in 1930, the art deco-style office tower has been reimagined for the digital age and offers tenants amenities such as a fitness center, tenant lounge, conference facility, outdoor terrace, bicycle storage and food service offerings. 

One North LaSalle underwent a significant renovation in 2016 and has since experienced tremendous leasing velocity bringing the occupancy at the property to 86.3 percent.
Prominent tenants include Property Insight, Youth Guidance, Prometric and Flanagan Bilton.  

Jaime Fink
The 47-story tower has a Walk Score® of 98 and a Transit Score® of 100, as it is within minutes of numerous cafes and restaurants, retail offerings, cultural attractions, and mass transit at Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation Center and the Randolph Street station.   

 The HFF investment advisory team representing the seller included senior managing directors Jaime Fink and Jeffrey Bramson and directors Bryan Rosenberg and Patrick Shields.

 Hilco Redevelopment Partners ( provides innovative solutions to maximize the value of complex real estate assets by leveraging the extensive capabilities and capital of Hilco Global to efficiently develop and bring new uses to these properties. 

Jeffrey Bramson
As an industry leader in successfully completing large industrial redevelopment projects, Hilco Redevelopment Partners is a trusted partner and principal investor in real estate deals, focusing on finding, redeveloping and reimaging these properties as state-of-the-art warehouses, fulfillment centers, and other industrial facilities located near major transportation hubs, ports, and other strategic infrastructure assets to create supply chain efficiencies for end users. 

HRP’s facilities are developed to meet customer’s needs and located in markets with strong labor pools and dense population.  

Hilco Redevelopment Partners is a unit of Northbrook, Illinois based Hilco Global ( 

Bryan Rosenberg
Hilco Global operates more than twenty specialized business units offering services that include asset valuation and appraisal, tangible and intangible acquisition and disposition of assets, real estate advisory, strategic equity investments, and much more.   

 Bridge Investment Group LLC (“Bridge”) is a privately held real estate investment management firm with more than $12 billion in assets under management. 

 Bridge combines its 1,100-person, nationwide operating platform with specialized teams of investment professionals focused on select U.S. real estate verticals, which Bridge believes offer above-market opportunity—i.e., multifamily, office, seniors housing, affordable housing and real estate-backed fixed income.  

Patrick Shields
Bridge Property Management, L.C., a Bridge affiliate, provides property management and construction services for Bridge multifamily assets.  For additional information, please


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HFF Senior Managing Director
(312) 528-3650

HFF Senior Managing Director and Managing Broker
(312) 528-3650

HFF Director, Public Relations
(617) 338-0990

Pulte Homes Acquires 70 Acres in South Fort Myers, FL to Develop New 181-Homesite Community

Eagle Reserve Dockside Model, South Fort Myers, FL

Fort Myers, FL — Pulte Homes, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, has acquired a 70-Acre tract for $5.7 Million in the South Fort Myers area, best characterized by its highly sought-after centralized location. 

Early next year Pulte will begin development of Eagle Reserve with 181 homesites for new single-family homes priced from the mid-$200s. 

 “This community will have wide-ranging appeal and will be particularly attractive to commuters and families,” said Richard McCormick, President of PulteGroup’s Southwest Florida Division.

“Eagle Reserve offers an exceptional location off Camino Real Way which directly connects to Colonial Boulevard ,” he said. “I-75 is only 2 miles east, and US 41 to the west just 2.5 miles, providing great proximity to top rated schools and major employment corridors.”

The centralized location also allows for convenient access to the beaches of Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands , as well as to popular retail and entertainment venues.

The new gated community, neighbored by Heritage Palms and Southwest Florida Christian Academy , will be opening in the spring of 2019, offering homebuyers consumer-inspired floor plans complete with Pulte’s Life Tested® features and Smart Home technology.

One- and two-story new home designs will feature large open gathering and dining areas, flexible living spaces, and innovative kitchens, with buyer options to personalize the designs to fit their lifestyle, said McCormick.

Plans for the community include an amenity campus featuring a resort-style pool with large sundeck, pool cabana with covered outdoor seating, and playground area.

To join the VIP interest list or for more information, visit or call 888-817-2203.

Richard McCormick, President, PulteGroup-Southwest Florida,

Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407-644-4142, 407-461-3781 or   

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Exclusive Listing of Ocean Drive Hotel and Restaurant in Tony South Miami Beach, FL


Drew A. Kristol
MIAMI BEACH, FLOct. 22, 2018 – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, today announced the exclusive listing of the Ocean Drive Hotel/Restaurant Portfolio, two adjacent properties totaling 17,321-square foot and located at 140-150 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, FL, according to Scott Lunine, Regional Manager of the firm’s Miami office. 

Joseph P. Thomas
Drew A. Kristol, Joseph P. Thomas, Kirk D. Olson, Adam G. Duncan and Brett McMahon, investment specialists with Marcus & Millichap, have the exclusive listing to market the property on behalf of the seller, a private investor. 

The Ocean Drive Hotel/Restaurant Portfolio is located in the exclusive South of Fifth neighborhood and provides an extremely rare opportunity to purchase two, adjacent trophy assets with in-place cash flow, minimal management responsibility and a potential value-add opportunity. 

Ocean Drive Hotel and Restaurant, 140--150 South Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL

Kirk D. Olson
140 Ocean Drive, also known as the Century Hotel, is a 25 Unit, two-story hotel building measuring 8,821 square feet currently master-leased to a local hotel operator. 

150 Ocean Drive, is an 8,500 square foot two-story trophy restaurant property (with an additional 1,500 square feet of patio space) that is currently occupied by the high-end Italian restaurant Forte Dei Marmi’s Chef Antonio Mellino, is a two-star Michelin award winner, and the restaurant is well known for its Northern Tuscany Influences.

Brett McMahon
 This portfolio sits just a few buildings north of Prime 112, and several other high-end eateries along with some of the most iconic high-end condominium towers in South Beach.


Scott Lunine
Vice President and Regional Manager
 Miami, FL
(786) 522-7000