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JLL Capital Markets arranged a $40-million refinancing on behalf of The Jaffe Companies for Edens Collection, a retail center located in Chicago

Jaffe Companies Refis Edens Collection Shopping Center for $40M

JLL Capital Markets arranged a $40-million refinancing for Edens Collection, a 142,740-square-foot, Target-anchored retail center located in Chicago’s Jefferson Park neighborhood. JLL worked on behalf of the borrower, The Jaffe Companies, to secure the five-year, floating-rate loan through Pacific Life Insurance Company. 

The JLL Capital Markets team representing ownership was led by senior managing director Keith Largay and managing director Christopher Knight.

“Despite a cautious capital markets environment, lenders recognized the value created by the development team at Edens Collection, which stands out as one of the essential, premier, urban infill, retail centers on the north side of Chicago,” said Largay.

Built in 2020, the 94% leased Edens Collection features a roster of credit tenants, including Target, Ross and Starbucks. Additional tenants at the property include LA Fitness, Five Below, Chipotle, Smashburger, May Nail Spa and Eyecare Services Partners. 


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