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DEAL OF THE DAY: NorthMarq Secures Tidy Refi for Upscale Duo

NorthMarq Capital’s Boca Raton office has arranged financing for a hospitality asset and a multifamily property in South Florida.

Global Investor Lights Up in Pinellas Park

A global REIT expanded its industrial portfolio through a sale-leaseback acquisition of a cigar warehouse in Pinellas Park.

Upscale Mixed-Use in Preparation in Ft. Lauderdale Beach

Although Newgard Development Group’s new condominium and hotel project in Fort Lauderdale Beach has not yet broken ground, it is already booked its first successes.

Blackstone Gives Away Orlando DoubleTree

A new owner has emerged for the 742-key DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown at the entrance to Universal Studios.

Banyan Street Capital Picks Up Iconic Tower in Tampa

Miami-based, Banyan Street Capital has recently acquired a 515,965-square-foot Class A office building in Tampa for an undisclosed price.

Luxury Apartments to Soon Tower Above Piedmont Park

Above ground construction is about to start on a 25-story luxury residential property in Midtown Atlanta.

Green Surrealism—Dalí-Inspired Community Breaks Ground in Downtown St. Pete

A mixed-use condo project will soon enrich Downtown St. Petersburg’s Innovation District with a touch of surrealism.

HHM Lands Jumbo Deal in Miami

HHM has completed the acquisition of a 405-room hotel near Miami Airport.

Ohio-Based Group Conquers Atlanta in a Self Storage Buying Spree

Affiliates of a family of companies with headquarters in Cleveland have acquired a self storage facility in McDonough, Ga, marking the 8th addition to their Greater Atlanta portfolio.

Flex-Industrial Property Fetches High Figure of $134 PSF

A flex-industrial building on the western edge of the city of Sunrise was sold recently for what the broker defined as the high watermark price for this property type in 2015. Morris Southeast Group announced the sale worth $6.02 million and the company was the only broker involved in the transaction