Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Highland, Ill. — NorthMarq has arranged a $12.5 million loan for the refinancing of a five-property retail portfolio in metro St. Louis. The centers, built between 1998 and 2019, total about 110,000 square feet and are located in Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Highland. Jeff Chaney of NorthMarq arranged the fixed-rate loan, which features a 20-year term and a 20-year amortization schedule. A life insurance company provided the loan to the borrower, R.L.P. Development Co. Inc.