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HFF arranges $29.975 million acquisition financing for Whole Foods-anchored retail center in Birmingham, Alabama


ATLANTA, GA – June 15, 2017 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has arranged $29.975 million in acquisition financing for Cahaba Village, a 115,180-square-foot, trophy, Whole Foods-anchored retail center in the affluent Birmingham submarket of Mountain Brook, Alabama.

HFF worked on behalf of the borrower, an institutional client advised by L & B Realty Advisors, to place the 10-year, fixed-rate loan with Guardian Life Insurance Company of America.  Additionally, HFF will service the loan, proceeds of which provided post acquisition financing for the purchase of the property in a sale brokered by HFF.

Cahaba Village is a generational asset located in Mountain Brook, one of the most affluent markets in Alabama, and is strategically positioned along U.S. 280, the main retail corridor in Birmingham.  The property is home to one of the most dynamic, highest-performing tenant line-ups in the southeast and features such notable tenants as Whole Foods, Diamonds Direct, Mountain High Outfitters and Bryant Bank.   

The HFF debt placement team was represented by managing director Gregg Shapiro and senior managing director John Rose.

About L&B Realty Advisors
L&B Realty Advisors is an employee-owned, SEC-registered real estate investment advisor.  Since 1965, L&B has provided real estate investment management services to institutional investors and family offices.  With over $8 billion under management and over 50 years experience, L&B has a proven track record of successfully acquiring, managing and disposing real estate on behalf of its clients.  For more information, visit

About HFF
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P., HFF Real Estate Limited (collectively, “HFF”), HFF Securities L.P. and HFF Securities Limited (collectively, “HFFS”) are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF). HFF and its affiliates operate out of 24 offices and are a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the global commercial real estate industry. HFF, together with its affiliates, offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, equity placement, funds marketing, M&A and corporate advisory, loan sales and loan servicing. For more information please visit or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.



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