PRESS RELEASE: JLL Closes Sale of Northwest Crossing Centre in Houston

HOUSTON — Jones Lang LaSalle’s Capital Markets experts today announced the sale of Northwest Crossing Centre, a 179,469-square-foot, fully leased shopping center in Houston. USA Properties purchased the property — which is anchored by Best Buy, Marshalls, Big Lots and Shoe Carnival — from Weingarten Realty.

Managing Director George Cushing and Vice President Wendy Vandeventer led the JLL team on the transaction. Executive Vice President Jimmy Board secured 10-year, fixed-rate financing for the acquisition.

"This property attracted intense interest in the marketplace,” Cushing said. “The shopping center is in great shape, with no vacancies, and has a rent roll dominated by national and regional credit tenants.”

Northwest Crossing Centre, which is shadow anchored by a 126,000-square-foot Target, is at the intersection of U.S. 290 and Hollister Road. The infill center is located only 12 miles from Houston’s Central Business District and nine miles from the Galleria/Uptown market.

Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In 2012 alone, Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets completed $63 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s dealmakers completed $60 billion in global investment sales and buy-side transactions, equating to nearly $240 million of investment trades completed every working day around the globe. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 1,300 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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