Harbert Management Corp. Acquires Ownership Stake in 628,000 SF Mixed-Use Development in Phoenix

by Katie Sloan

Phoenix — Harbert Management Corp. has acquired an ownership stake in High Street, a 628,000-square-foot mixed-use development located in Phoenix. Although the sale price was not disclosed, the buyer received a $93.5 million acquisition loan to fund the transaction.

The property occupies 24.9 acres at 5100-5450 E. High St. along Loop 101 in northeast Phoenix, and features 88 multifamily units; 174,705 square feet of retail, dining and entertainment; and 330,369 square feet of office space.

Tenants at the 83.7 percent leased center include Sprouts, Kona Grill, La Bocca, Pinspiration, Mellow Mushroom, Blue Martini, Ocean Prime and Modern Margarita.

City North Associates LLC, a joint venture between ScanlanKemperBard Cos. and a private investment fund managed by Wayzata Investment Partners LLC, previously owned the property. Harbert Management has replaced Wayzata Investment Partners, now owning the property in partnership with ScanlanKemperBard.

Ryan Gallagher, CJ Osbrink, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Clark Cashion of HFF worked on behalf of the original joint venture owner to procure the buyer in the transaction. Jeremy Womack and Tom Wilson of HFF worked on behalf of the new ownership to secure the acquisition loan through TPG RE Finance Trust.

ScanlanKemperBard Companies is a real estate merchant banking firm that acquires, develops and manages value-add and opportunistic office, retail, industrial and mixed-use properties in the Western United States.

Harbert Management Corporation (HMC) is a privately owned alternative asset management firm with approximately $5.1 billion in regulatory assets under management across 10 asset classes.

—   Katie Sloan

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