Northmarq transactions highlighted in NAIOP 9th Annual Best of the Bay Awards
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (March 15, 2023) - NAIOP's 9th Annual Best of Bay Awards was recently held at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, California on March 2, 2023. Two transactions closed by Northmarq were recognized during the ceremony. 1900 Broadway, located in Oakland, California, was nominated and selected as the winner of "Most Creative Financing Transaction." The 452-unit Class A+ mixed-use development is being led by Behring Companies. John Kerslake, senior vice president/managing director, and Briana Harney, vice president of Northmarq's San Francisco debt/equity team, secured a construction loan and preferred equity for the property.
1900 Broadway - Most Creative Financing Transaction of the Year
39 story tower with 452 units and 57,000 RSF office; + $348 million
Directly Above 19th Street BART in Uptown Oakland
8 tranches of capital including: GP, Co-GP, LP, Preferred Equity, EB-5 Priority Capital, EB-5 Mezz, and Senior Construction Debt
$175 million senior construction loan
$85 million pref equity investment with EB-5 Bridge features
$100 million+ in EB-5 raised to-date by Behring Regional Center, available for investment into 1900 Broadway
Developer: Behring Companies
Investor: ZRT & Essex
Lender: Bank OZK
Bay West Group/Pacific Development’s The Launch at Alameda Marina received a nomination for "Multi-family Deal of the Year." Kerslake and Harney also collaborated on this transaction, securing debt and joint venture equity for the development of the 368-unit waterfront multifamily community in Alameda, California.
Categories for awards included:
Office / Life Science Transaction of the Year
Office / Life Science Lease
Industrial Lease of the Year
Industrial Transaction of the Year
Multi-Family Deal of the Year
Most Creative Financing Transaction
Development of the Year
Developing Leader of the Year
Northmarq is a full-service capital markets resource for commercial real estate investors, offering seamless collaboration with top experts in debt, equity, investment sales, loan servicing, and fund management. The company combines industry-leading capabilities with a flexible structure, enabling its national team of experienced professionals to create innovative solutions for clients. Northmarq's solid foundation and entrepreneurial approach have built an annual transaction volume of more than $39 billion and a loan servicing portfolio of more than $76 billion. Through the 2022 acquisition of Stan Johnson Company and Four Pillars Capital Markets, Northmarq established itself as a provider of opportunities across all major asset classes. For more information, visit: www.northmarq.com.