Commercial real estate roundup
- October 19, 2009
Chester — Marriott International Inc. has opened a 136-suite Residence Inn. Located 18 miles from the Richmond International Airport, the property is owned and operated by Richmond-based Shamin Hotels. Each of the suites offers full kitchens and are designed for extended-stay guests.
Prince William County — R. W. Murray Co., a private general contractor in Manassas, has completed a four-story, Class A speculative office/retail building in Woodbridge. The 26,000-square-foot Government Center Professional Building is about 75 percent leased. It was designed by Loveless Porter Architects for owner Hamid Ghassemi of AACM LLC.
Virginia Beach — Valeo, a France-based company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of automobile components, is leasing 56,129 square feet of space at West Park in Hampton. Thalhimer represented Valeo during lease negotiations.
Four new leases totaling 16,448 square feet of space have been signed for the Windwood Centre, located on Lynnhaven Parkway. One of the new tenants is PrimeLending Inc., which is renting 10,965 square feet. With the addition of the new tenants, the building is about 94 percent leased, according to Divaris Real Estate Inc.
Winchester — Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas of Texas opened its first East Coast location. The eight-screen theatre/restaurant is located near the intersection of Route 11 and Route 37 and offers first-run films.
McLean — Sunrise Senior Living Inc. plans to sell 21 of its assisted living communities for $204 million to BLC Acquisitions Inc., an affiliate of Nashville-based Brookdale Senior Living Inc. The deal is expected to close in November.