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LAGUNA BEACH – January 18-20, 2017 – Abington Emerson...

LAGUNA BEACH – January 18-20, 2017 – Abington Emerson will be attending the 14th Annual IMN Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity and Private Fund Investing on January 18-20, 2017 in Laguna Beach, California.  With over 1000+ participants, IMN Winter Forum is the largest event of its kind on the West Coast, bringing leaders from the full spectrum of the real estate industry.  Senior representatives from funds, developers, LPs, service providers, and investors will...

January 6, 2017

CHICAGO – November 4, 2016 – Abington Emerson Investments,...

CHICAGO – November 4, 2016 – Abington Emerson Investments, LLC, a privately held real estate investment firm, purchased Shorewood Crossing Retail Center (the “Plaza” or “Shorewood”) located in Shorewood, Illinois. Anchored by Jewel-Osco, a large Midwest grocer, the 16,000-square foot Plaza is also home to NAPA Auto Parts and a nail salon. “This is the fourth Illinois retail acquisition for Abington Emerson in 2016,” commented Johnny Camarena, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for Abington...

November 4, 2016

CHICAGO – October 7, 2016 – Abington Emerson closed...

CHICAGO – October 7, 2016 – Abington Emerson closed the sale of the Laraway Ridge Shopping Plaza (“Laraway”) in New Lenox, Illinois. The property was acquired two years earlier post foreclosure from a regional bank and was in need of attention from a proactive owner. Since acquisition, Abington Emerson made numerous capital improvements, including buildout of 7,642 square feet of space for a local fitness franchise, which increased occupancy to 95%.  The sale of...

October 7, 2016

CHICAGO – September 23, 2016 – After a number...

CHICAGO – September 23, 2016 – After a number of successful investments and turnarounds in distressed retail centers, Abington Emerson acquired a 17,630 square foot retail plaza located in Crest Hill, Illinois. The property, that was bought from a regional bank post foreclosure, has been mismanaged by a receiver and running high vacancy rate.  Attained at an attractive cap rate, this retail plaza is a great value add opportunity and addition to the Abington...

September 23, 2016

CHICAGO  – August 1, 2016 – Abington Emerson successfully...

CHICAGO  – August 1, 2016 – Abington Emerson successfully refinanced Essington Retail Shopping Center (“Essington”), a 9,000 square foot, five tenant retail plaza, located in Joliet, Illinois.  Essington was purchased earlier in the year in an all cash transaction.  The shopping center is situated on a high-visibility intersection within a 5-minute drive from Louis Joliet Mall, one of the busiest malls in the Chicago area. Lincolnway Community Bank, a local New Lenox based bank,...

August 1, 2016

PHOENIX – June 24, 2016 – In a move...

PHOENIX – June 24, 2016 – In a move to bolster its Southwest portfolio, Abington Emerson acquired the Paradise Hills Shopping Center, an 85,000 square foot retail center located at 32nd and Shea Boulevard in Phoenix, Arizona. Paradise Hills is a true value-add opportunity located in a desirable market. The center, which currently has 32% of its leasable space either vacant or occupied by below market tenants, was purchased at an attractive cap rate based...

June 24, 2016

LAS VEGAS – May 18, 2016 – Abington Emerson will...

LAS VEGAS – May 18, 2016 – Abington Emerson will be attending the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) RECon from May 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. RECon is a global convention for the shopping center industry and provides networking, deal making and educational opportunities for retail real estate professionals from around the world. If you would like to schedule a time to meet with Abington Emerson regarding leasing opportunities, please contact us at info@abingtonemerson.com...

May 18, 2016

LOS ANGELES – April 4, 2016 – Abington Emerson...

LOS ANGELES – April 4, 2016 – Abington Emerson was recently featured in the Orange County Business Journal on its acquisition of one of the largest office building in San Clemente. Click on the link below for access to the article.   OCBJ Article    

May 5, 2016

LOS ANGELES – March 31, 2016 – Abington Emerson completed...

LOS ANGELES – March 31, 2016 – Abington Emerson completed another successful quarter in Q1 2016 with four (4) new acquisitions totaling more than $20 million.  The acquisitions showed continued diversity in the Fund’s portfolio, adding (i) office, (ii) mobile home, (iii) commercial development and (iv) multifamily investments and assets. Most importantly, during a competitive market with tremendous amount of capital being deployed, Abington Emerson continued to find value in its core markets with the...

March 31, 2016