Joe Downs Takes Reins of Opus’ Midwest Markets

The Opus Group promoted Joe Downs to EVP and general manager. In this newly-created role, he will manage the St. Louis, Kansas City and Indianapolis markets, where he will continue to grow the business across multiple sectors including student living, senior living, multifamily, industrial, office and value-add. Opus Development’s Dave Menke says, “This promotion is

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$275M Hardware District MXU Begins in Salt Lake City, Utah

Early Bird Alert: Connect Apartments is planned September 28th in Los Angeles. Here’s where to get more information and register. Salt Development commenced construction of Hardware Village, a $275-million, mixed-use residential and office development in Salt Lake City. The four-building project will feature 466 luxury multifamily units and 260,000 square feet of office space, located at 400

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Need to Back-Fill Big Box? Big Al’s Answers

Northwest-based Kirkwood & Kirkwood continued to execute its expansion strategy with the opening of its fourth Big Al’s location, a 45,850-square-foot sports bar and entertainment destination at Piemonte at Ontario Center in Ontario, CA. The site is smaller than its others, which range upwards of 70,000 square feet, but could be a viable option for

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LG Realty Advisors Unveils Plans for Liberty East in Pittsburgh

LG Realty Advisors revealed plans for Liberty East, a mixed-use development project in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood. The first phase of the $50-million project encompasses nearly 246,000 square feet of Class A, boutique office space, more than 50,000 square feet of retail space, nearly 700 vehicle parking spaces and parking for 60 bicycles. Whole Foods

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$126M Financing Arranged for Uptown Boca MXU in South Florida

The development team of Giles Capital Group, Rosemurgy Properties and Schmier Property Group, in partnership with Wheelock Street Capital, secured $125.65 million in construction financing for the development of Uptown Boca. The mixed-use lifestyle center with residential and retail space is located in Boca Raton, FL. Uptown Boca will be situated on a 38-acre site

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$192M Financing Secured for D.C.’s Bryant Street Development

MRP Realty received joint venture equity and construction financing totaling $191.8 million for the development of Phase I of Bryant Street, a mixed-use, transit-oriented development in northeast Washington, D.C. The package included $59.8 million in JV equity partnership with FRP Development Corp. Working on behalf of the new partners, HFF also secured $132 million in

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Gerding Edlen Selected for OMSI Development in PDX

Portland, OR-based Gerding Edlen was selected by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) to develop an 18-acre riverfront campus in Portland. The investment and development firm will work with the OMSI team to craft a long-term vision for the central east side property that is envisioned as an Innovation Quadrant. The plan for

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Garden Grove Entertainment Complex Planned

Plans were revealed for Starlight Cinemas West Grove, a 4.85-acre entertainment complex in West Garden Grove, CA. The development will encompass a 29,081-square-foot movie theater, part of an expansion and renovation of the original 11,000-square-foot 1974-era 4 Star Movie Theater, into a 10-screen, 650-seat complex. Also planned are 7,700 square feet of restaurants, including a

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Work Launches on 250K-SF MXU Weir’s Plaza

Four Rivers Capital broke ground on Weir’s Plaza, a 250,000-square-foot, mixed-use development that is going north at the former site of Weir’s Furniture store in Dallas’ Uptown submarket. The 12-story building is targeted for completion in November 2021. GFF is the architect. Pre-leasing has already begun at the development, located at 3219 Knox St. Kirkland

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