Hermosa Beach, Calif. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has negotiated the sale of The Bijou Building, a three-story mixed-use building located in downtown Hermosa Beach. Federal Realty Investment Trust sold the property to 1221 Hermosa Ave LLC for $18 million. Located at 1221 Hermosa Ave., The Bijou Building was originally developed in 1923 as the Metropolitan Theater and later converted to office and retail space. At the time of sale, the 23,172-square-foot building was 94 percent occupied by a variety of tenants, including Chase Bank, Beach City Capital, Steel Partners and Bar Method. Kevin Shannon, Ken White, Rob Hannan, Laura Stumm, Sean Fulp, Ryan Plummer and Brad Feld of NKF’s Capital Markets and Private Capital Investment Sales teams represented the seller, while David Ghermezian, Amir Araghi and Jonathan Dadourian, also of NKF, represented the buyer in the deal. Additionally, David Milestone and Brett Green of NKF’s Debt and Structured Finance group secured acquisition financing for the buyer.
Newmark Knight Frank Arranges $18 Million Sale of Mixed-Use Building in Hermosa Beach, California