Sandy Springs, Ga. — Connolly, in a joint venture with Coro Realty Advisors, has purchased Sandy Springs Gateway, a 121,370-square-foot shopping center in Sandy Springs, about 16 miles from downtown Atlanta. Core Property Capital sold the property for $40.5 million. Anchored by Sprouts Farmers Market, the center was 82 percent leased at the time of sale to tenants including Snooze A.M. Eatery, Taka Sushi and Passion, Big B’s Fish Joint, Tupelo Honey Café, Blast fitness studio, Corks & Caps, The Whole Dog Market, Chipotle, Kale Me Crazy, Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop and CVS/pharmacy. Conor Lalor and Eric Zimmerman of Eastdil Secured brokered the sale. Walker & Dunlop secured an undisclosed amount of financing through Credit Union Business Services and Georgia’s Own Credit Union. Coro Realty will manage the property, and LaVista Associates Inc. will lease the retail space.