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PNC Real Estate Delivers Construction Financing for Magellan

When Magellan Development Group, a Chicago-based development company specializing in urban infill luxury residences, decided to raise a 31-story luxury residential tower in highly desirable Midtown Miami, they turned to PNC.
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PNC Real Estate Delivers Financing for Caruso Development

PNC served as Co-Lead Arranger and Syndication Agent to enable Caruso to construct Palisades Village in coastal California. PNC’s relationship with Caruso extends back 15 years with successful financings of several of the sponsor’s marquee projects.
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PNC Helps Client Build a Unique Community

The first cottage-style single-family homes in Spokane, Washington, designed to house people transitioning from homelessness, are being built with equity and bridge loans from PNC.
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PNC is Joint Lead Arranger in REIT Deal

PNC recently served as a Joint Lead Arranger and committed $150 million to enable Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT I, Inc. to acquire real estate assets and the third party asset management business of Phillips Edison Limited Partnership.
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Recent Transactions

PNC Helps LNWA Seize a New Opportunity

PNC delivered a Freddie Mac lease-up program with a 120-day early rate lock for an 11-year fixed rate loan for long-term client Leon N. Weiner & Associates, Inc. and their equity partner.

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PNC Delivers Creative Agency Financing

PNC facilitated a $125 million Fannie Mae near-stabilization lease-up transaction to enable The Habitat Company to acquire a high-rise multifamily property known as One 333 in Chicago, Illinois.

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PNC Real Estate’s Fast Action on a Complex Deal Delivers for Wharton

PNC Real Estate closed $54 million in financing in 19 days to save an acquisition deal for a new sponsor headquartered in Canada.

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Visionary Housing Concept for Individuals with Disabilities Financed by PNC

PNC Real Estate completed the Low Income Housing Tax Credit transaction to help Access Housing provide newly constructed community-integrated, affordable housing exclusively for people with disabilities, a finalist in the Affordable Housing Finance Readers’ Choice Awards.

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DivcoWest Taps PNC for Acquisition of San Mateo Office Building

DivcoWest acquired 101 Ellsworth, one of only two office buildings constructed in downtown San Mateo, California in the past 15 years. PNC provided financing for the acquisition.

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PNC Delivers a First for Manufactured Housing

PNC Real Estate has provided the first Freddie Mac Revolving Credit Facility secured by manufactured housing communities. The transaction allows the borrower to quickly and regularly access additional loan proceeds as rental collections increase.

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PNC Real Estate Helps Client Remediate Brownfield and Create Campus Housing

PNC Real Estate has provided financing to long-term client North American Properties, Inc. (NAP), to build attractive housing for students at Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee, Florida. The project required extensive remediation of a brownfield site near campus and close to a WWII-era airbase.

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PNC Real Estate Delivers a Significant Cash-Out Event for Long-Term Client

When Randolph Street Realty Capital (RSRC) acquired 1819 Lofts in April 2016, it was 100% vacant. By January of 2017 the residential units were more than 97% leased and the commercial spaces were leased. However, the main tenant would not be open for business until the summer of 2017, creating a “near-stabilized situation.” PNC structured a loan that achieved the client’s goals.

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Ridgeleigh Saves with Eco-Conscious Improvements

PNC Real Estate has provided financing to the Klingbeil organization for the purchase and upgrading of The Ridgeleigh at Van Dorn Metro, a 360-unit multifamily property located in Alexandria, Virginia.

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PNC Real Estate Finances Homes for Determined Scholars

Lincoln Grant Scholar House provides stable housing in 45 new affordable units for households with incomes no higher than 50% AMI. It serves single parents who are pursuing higher education and the children counting on them.

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PNC Real Estate Helps Client Pay Off Construction Loan and Solves Interest Rate Dilemma

As RK Investors completed construction and lease-up of its Residences at Brookline multifamily community in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company looked to PNC, its construction lender, for a takeout solution.

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PNC Finances Twin Apartments on Chicago’s Gold Coast

PNC Real Estate has provided financing for American Heritage Investments (AHI) to acquire a pair of high-rise apartment buildings at 65 Scott and 1340 Astor on Chicago’s Gold Coast. AHI will fund renovation costs to improve tenant amenities, bring the buildings up to their full potential and maximize income.

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PNC Delivers Fast on AIMCO’s Revolver Recast

After providing agency and balance sheet financing to Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO) since 2004, PNC Real Estate was awarded a Joint Lead Arranger role on AIMCO’s $600 million REIT Revolver recast following a rapid response to the client’s financing request.

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One Franklin Plaza Brings Luxury Mixed-Use Space to Downtown Philly

When a longstanding PNC Real Estate client discovered the 634,517 rentable square foot property at One Franklin Plaza in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was available at a very attractive price, the company looked to its trusted lender, PNC, to finance the renovation of the vacant high-rise.

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PNC Real Estate Collaborates with the NHP Foundation to Rehab and Preserve Affordable Housing

The NHP Foundation celebrated its acquisition of Cleme Manor Apartments in November 2014 with great fanfare. The excitement continued to build and in December 2016, the Foundation announced the comprehensive rehabilitation of the community with Mayor Sylvester Turner of the City of Houston and other dignitaries in attendance. PNC provided $18 million in loans for the project.

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PNC Real Estate Helps Bring a Little Bit of London to Dallas

PNC Real Estate has provided a $53.3 million syndicated construction loan for Sloane Street, a 500-unit Class A multifamily project. The development is the first multifamily project in International Business Park, a master-planned development comprised of more than 300 acres and located in North Dallas.

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PNC Real Estate Brings Financing Home for New Fannie Mae Headquarters

For 50 years, an office block occupied by The Washington Post offered few conveniences to workers and visitors. Now, Carr Properties, as developer and owner of Fannie Mae’s headquarters building, will create a transformational trophy office building with 49,000 square feet of retail that will offer neighborhood tenants and residents distinctive restaurants and amenities when it’s completed in June 2018.

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PNC Real Estate Helps K&D Light Up the Night

Acquisition financing provided by PNC supported K&D’s $38.5 million purchase of the iconic Terminal Tower in downtown Cleveland.

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Coast-to-Coast Capabilities Position PNC Real Estate for San Diego Deal

A $103 million construction loan for the development of Lane Field South, a 400-key InterContinental Hotel in San Diego, California, hinged on PNC Real Estate’s ability to agent and close a complex deal located on the West Coast with an East Coast developer.

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PNC Real Estate Finances Construction of Award-Winning Green Community

A Distinguished Building Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects is the most recent recognition of Optima Sonoran Village’s innovative aesthetics and green building design. PNC Real Estate provided financing for the Scottsdale, Arizona-based community.

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PNC Real Estate Finances “Housing First” Initiatives

The new Thurgood Marshall Apartments complex in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is just the latest example of PNC Real Estate’s expertise with helping developers secure financing for housing the chronically homeless.

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Success with Green Rewards for Multifamily

To qualify for the Fannie Mae Green Rewards loan, properties must be able to project a minimum of 20% annual savings in energy or water use through property improvements. PNC Real Estate identified an opportunity for Stratford Partners to take advantage of this recently enhanced program for two qualifying properties, resulting in more favorable interest rates and significant savings in water usage.

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PNC Arranges $180 Million Financing for High-Profile D.C. Office Building

PNC served as Administrative Agent and PNC Capital Markets LLC acted as Sole Lead Arranger for a new high-profile office building located in downtown Washington, D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and United States Capitol.

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PNC Real Estate Makes a Landmark Commitment to Kansas City

The restoration of Commerce Tower in downtown Kansas City has been highly anticipated for many years. Now it’s becoming a reality. PNC Real Estate is helping to take the landmark building from neglected to highly desirable. Professionals, young parents and empty nesters will soon enjoy a remarkably convenient and attractive new residence.

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Market Expertise Clinches Financing Deal for Apartment Complex

PNC Real Estate’s market knowledge resulted in the right financing options for the purchase of Canyon Club at Metropolis for Forum Real Estate.

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Menlo Equities Targets Stabilized Office Buildings Leased to Investment Grade Tenants with Syndicated Facility from PNC Real Estate

Supported by a credit facility with PNC Capital Markets LLC as Lead Arranger and PNC Bank, National Association as Administrative Agent, a new fund created by Menlo Equities targets a higher yield than a portfolio of investment-grade fixed-income instruments — while retaining the tax efficiencies and capital-appreciation potential inherent in real estate investing.

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Affordable Apartments for Families Rise with Financing from PNC Real Estate

PNC Real Estate has provided equity, a bridge and construction loan, and a Freddie Mac Tax Exempt Loan Forward Commitment for Madison Way Apartments, LLC. With DevCo, Inc. as sponsor, the new community comprises 180 affordable units in nine buildings, located in suburban Lynnwood, Washington, just north of Seattle.

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PNC Real Estate Finances Construction of Luxury Apartment Complex in Lombard, Illinois

PNC Real Estate delivered a 65% loan-to-cost, non-recourse construction loan to Chicago-based GlenStar Properties for development of a five-story, 181-unit luxury apartment building in Lombard, Illinois.

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Pier 57 Launched with Financing from PNC Real Estate

PNC Real Estate and PNC’s Historic Tax Credit Group are providing $228 million in construction financing and $68.5 million in equity to support the transformation of Pier 57 into 480,000 square feet of office/retail space anchored by Google. The partnership is led by RXR Realty and Youngwoo Associates.

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PNC Real Estate Helps a Renowned Hospital Grow

A top-ranked children’s hospital was squeezed for space, while Cincinnati faced the loss of a treasured landmark. PNC Real Estate's expertise, along with New Markets Tax Credit capabilities, helped to create a win-win-win for the city, the hospital and the neighborhood.

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PNC Real Estate Acquires Nearly 700 Affordable Housing Units for Preservation

PNC Real Estate has developed an innovative platform that can help to preserve affordable housing units for 30 additional years — or more.

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PNC Real Estate Refinances Franklin Park at Greenbelt Station

At 10 times the size of a typical garden apartment community, Franklin Park at Greenbelt Station provides valuable workforce housing in the Washington, D.C. market.

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PNC Real Estate Continues to Deliver Financing for High-Profile Mid-Rise

The Residences at 668 has been a success since it was converted from commercial to residential use in 2010.

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PNC Real Estate Preserves Affordable Housing in Desirable Chicago Neighborhood

Island Terrace Apartments on Chicago’s South Side demonstrates that PNC Real Estate’s preservation strategy helps to meet Community Reinvestment requirements while maintaining vital affordable housing stock.

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Leader Building Makes News in Downtown Cleveland

PNC Real Estate is the sole lender in a historic multifamily conversion in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, sponsored by K&D.

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PNC Real Estate Delivers Multifaceted Financing Package for Courtyard by Marriott Irvine Spectrum

A multifaceted financing package provided by PNC Real Estate has enabled the Courtyard by Marriott to create a high-tech hotel that accommodates visitors to an iconic conservancy and its associated wild lands and parks.

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PNC Real Estate Breathes New Potential into Student Housing Property

The purchaser of a student housing building in Chicago was looking for the right financing strategy to maintain maximum flexibility. PNC Real Estate’s relationship with Fannie Mae and reputation with the client convinced the sponsor to select its solution.

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PNC Real Estate Refinances Lifestyle Apartment Community

PNC Real Estate recently delivered “cash-out” refinancing for a lifestyle McWhinney apartment community under Fannie Mae’s pre-stabilization program.

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Horses and Hipsters

Lexington, Kentucky, is a centerpiece of history and has been home to the world’s top equestrian farms for generations. PNC Real Estate was instrumental in a transition that will provide a new, trendy mixed-use development while respecting the storied landscape.

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