Pahoa, Hawaii — CBRE has brokered the $8.3 million sale of Pahoa Marketplace, a retail center located in Pahoa on the island of Hawaii. Built in 2004, the property comprises 43,330 square feet situated on 8.4 acres. Jim Shipman and Matt Bittick of CBRE represented the seller, Walker Apartments, in the transaction.
Honolulu — Four new tenants have signed leases at Ala Moana Center, a shopping center featuring more than 350 retailers located in Honolulu. Alo Yoga has opened at the property, and Marni is scheduled to join the lineup later this month. Restaurant Texas De Brazil and fitness concept Lagree Oahu will also open in December.
Lahaina, Hawaii — Pacific Retail Capital Partners (PRCP) has launched an effort to raise funds and awareness for those affected by the recent wildfires in Lahaina on the island of Maui. Dubbed #ExtendAloha, the campaign encourages donations to the DTL Foundation’s dedicated Maui Fire Relief Fund. PRCP manages Queen Ka’ahumanu Center on the island and has agreed to match the first $10,000 raised. Donations can be made at dtlfoundation.org/mauifire.
Honolulu — Six new tenants are set to join Ala Moana Center, a 2.3 million-square-foot regional retail center located in Honolulu. Jack-in-the-Box, boutique Mahina and restaurant Yung Yee Kee Dim Sum will open at the property in August. Frozen yogurt concept Yoajung and eyewear brand Quay will also lease space at the center beginning in September, with Yeti scheduled to open a store this fall. Renovated in 2015, the property sees more than 53 million visitors each year.
Kailua, Hawaii — Watumull Properties Corp. has purchased Niumalu Marketplace, a 205,000-square-foot retail center located in Kailua on O’ahu, for $66 million. Safeway anchors the property, which is situated on 20 acres. Wendell Brooks and Kimo Greenwell of JLL will handle leasing at the center, and Big Island Colliers’ Hawaii office will provide property management services.
Lahaina, Hawaii — JLL Capital Markets has arranged the sale of Lahaina Gateway, a retail center comprising 135,996 square feet in the West Maui community of Lahaina. U.S. Realty Partners Inc. acquired the property for $37.3 million. Bryan Ley, Gleb Lvovich, Geoff Tranchina and Keenan Sue of JLL represented the seller, an institutional investment firm, in the transaction. Anchored by Foodland Farms, Ace Hardware and Ross Dress for Less, the property was 77 percent occupied at the time of sale, with upcoming leases that will bring occupancy to 90 percent. …
Hilo, Hawaii — SRS Real Estate Partners has arranged the sale of a single-tenant retail property located at 715 Kinoole St. in Hilo. A mainland-based private investor acquired the asset from a Hawaii-based private investor for $5.5 million. Cost-U-Less, a warehouse-style retail chain, occupies the 23,016-square-foot building, which was built in 2002. Nicholas Paulic, AJ Cordero, Matthew Mousavi and Patrick Luther of SRS Real Estate Partners’ National Net Lease Group represented the seller in the transaction.
Kapolei, Hawaii — KZ Companies has broken ground on Ho’omaka Marketplace, a retail development located at the corner of Kapolei Parkway and Kualakai Parkway in Kapolei. Longs Drugs, HELE Gas, Chick-fil-A and 7-Eleven will anchor the 45,737-square-foot shopping center. The property will feature units ranging from 954 square feet to 4,008 square feet, plus a 15,000-square-foot anchor pad. Ho’omaka Marketplace is designed to provide an economic future for native Hawaiians who live in Kapolei, according to KZ Companies All money generated through the ground lease proceeds will benefit Kapolei Community Development …
Honolulu — Gantry has secured $65 million in permanent financing to recapitalize a portfolio located on Oahu. The two financed properties are Hanua Logistics Center, a recently completed 226,850-square-foot Class A warehouse facility, and Honolulu Design Center, an 80,000-square-foot retail center. Murphy Osborne of Gantry’s San Francisco office arranged the funding on behalf of the borrower, a private investor. Bank of Hawaii provided the financing, which features a 15-year term, including a significant interest-only period transitioning to 30-year amortization.
Honolulu — BlackSand Capital has acquired Waikiki Galleria Tower, a 15-story office and retail property on Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, for $270 million. The seller, 2222 SPE LLC, an affiliate of Sanno USA, originally bought the asset from Honolulu-based The Mills Group in December 2011 for $187.1 million. BlackSand Capital plans to redevelop the property’s two-story, 75,000-square-foot retail component, which was most recently occupied by DFS Group’s T Galleria. DFS declined to extend its lease on the space, which it had occupied since 1999.