Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $12 Million Loan for the Refinancing of River Square in Naperville, Illinois

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $12 Million Loan for the Refinancing of River Square in Naperville, Illinois

CHICAGO, January 14, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield’s Equity Debt & Structured Finance team has arranged a $12 million loan for the refinancing of River Square, a retail center in Naperville, Illinois.

Jeffrey Cohen, Director of the Equity, Debt and Structured Finance group based in Cushman & Wakefield’s Chicago World Headquarters, arranged the full term interest only fixed rate loan, provided by Voya Investment Management, on behalf of Clarion Partners and a large overseas pension fund.

“Jeffrey Cohen, Cushman & Wakefield: “Downtown Naperville has become a destination for the surrounding area that continues to drive demand for tenants and investors. The strong underlying fundamentals of rent growth, low vacancy rates, and a limited construction pipeline, coupled with the strong in-place cash flow, potential for future rent growth, and diverse mix of national and local F&B and service retailers proved to be very attractive to the lending community, which aggressively pursued the financing. We were happy to achieve favorable terms and close the financing in coordination with the Clarion team”.

River Square is located at 22 East Chicago Avenue and comprises 58,677 square feet of rentable area, which is 96% leased. The loan proceeds were used to refinance the all cash purchase, which was sold to Clarion by NARE, a local real estate investor, in October 2018.

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