2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
Last year, the Connect CRE team followed up our well-received Next Generation Awards and Women in Real Estate Awards with the inaugural Lawyers in Real Estate Awards. For...
2021 Women in Real Estate
Announcing the 2021 Winners for the Connect CRE Women in Real Estate Awards.
From hundreds of submissions, we have highlighted women with achievements and...
2021 Next Generation Awards
Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry,...
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RMR Mortgage Trust Secures $17M in Financing to Acquire Atlanta Retail Center
RMR Mortgage Trust has closed a $16.5-million first mortgage floating-rate bridge loan to finance the acquisition of City Center Crossing, a grocery anchored retail center located in the Sandy Springs submarket of Atlanta.
An initial advance of $14.8 million was funded at closing with future advances of approximately $1.7 million available for tenant improvements and leasing commissions. The loan is structured with a three-year initial term and two one-year extension options, subject to the borrower meeting certain requirements. RMRM’s manager, Tremont Realty Capital, was introduced to the transaction by the sponsor, First National Realty Partners.
“The closing of this City Center Crossing loan further diversifies RMRM’s investment portfolio and continues its growth,” said Tom Lorenzini, president of RMRM. “This loan is secured by a Lidl anchored grocery center located in a rapidly growing submarket in Atlanta. This is our eighth loan closing this year and increases our investment portfolio to more than $325 million of committed capital. We are well positioned for continued portfolio growth with a healthy pipeline of attractive investment opportunities.”
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as he makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.