SEATTLE, April 30, 2018 – JLL Capital Markets experts have arranged a $48 million permanent loan for developer Mack Real Estate Group to refinance the newly-opened Cyrene apartment community at 50 University Street in downtown Seattle.
JLL Managing Director Ray Allen, Senior Vice President Seth Heikkila and Associate Drew Heitstuman represented Mack Real Estate Group in securing the financing.
“Cyrene appealed to a broad range of lenders because of its strong sponsorship, quality construction, superior location and high-end amenities,” said Allen. “It is a symbol of a new era on the Seattle waterfront,” he added.
Cyrene was completed in 2017 and is a 169-unit luxury waterfront community with rooftop terraces, three separate resident lounges, a fitness center and yoga studio, a rooftop clubroom and three floors of controlled-access parking with EV charging stations. The 16-story community already commands spectacular views of Elliott Bay, Puget Sound, Olympic Mountain and the city skyline but more of the lower floor units will obtain permanent views in the fall of 2019 upon completion of the demolition of the adjacent Alaska Way viaduct.
In addition to 169 luxury apartment residences, Cyrene has 3,866 square feet of ground floor retail space.
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