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Shopoff Realty Investments Sells Iron Horse Shopping Center in Sparks, Nevada for $18 Million

Shopoff Realty Investments | April 28, 2022

Realty Investments
Shopoff Realty Investments, a national manager of opportunistic and value-add real estate investments, announced the company has sold Iron Horse Shopping Center, a 185,890-square-foot neighborhood center, located in Sparks, Nevada for $18 million.

When Shopoff purchased Iron Horse Shopping Center, the property was in very poor condition having been foreclosed on by the lender and under the management of a receiver for several years. Through our team's efforts, the property made a major transformation, with the addition of many new tenants, the reworking of leases with existing tenants, extensive improvements, and the addition of a new retail pad. The asset is now a positive resource for the surrounding community, rather than a blight."

William Shopoff, Shopoff Realty Investments president and chief executive officer

When Shopoff purchased the property, it was a distressed, lender-owned asset and only 33% occupied, with a former Target store space representing over 100,000-square-feet of vacant space. Shopoff was able to make significant capital improvements to the center, including new paint and column architectural features, enhanced signage, landscaping, repairing and replacing of the asphalt in the parking lots. Additionally, a new 7,151-square-foot pad was also constructed on the property. Ultimately, the Shopoff team was able to increase the occupancy of the center to 75%, signing several key long-term leases.

In addition to the main center, there are two retail pads on the property that are being sold separately. One of the pads is 3,008-square-feet, and currently houses a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant, and the other is the aforementioned 7,151-square-foot pad constructed by Shopoff, which has several tenants including Starbucks, Super Chix, Roberto's and Freeway Insurance.

About Shopoff Realty Investments
Shopoff Realty Investments is an Irvine, California-based real estate firm with a 30-year history of value-add and opportunistic investing across the United States. The company primarily focuses on proactively generating appreciation through the repositioning of commercial income-producing properties and the entitlement of land assets. The 30-year history includes operating as Asset Recovery Fund, Eastbridge Partners and Shopoff Realty Investments (formerly known as The Shopoff Group). Performance has varied in this time frame, with certain offerings generating losses.

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Regularly, every 10 years, the AIA revises particular documents in its AIA suite of construction and design agreements. This year, the A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, the Agreements Between Owner and Contractor (A101, A102 and A103), and Agreement Between Owner and Architect (B101) have been updated. Many of the revisions basically clarify existing provisions. However, a number of changes are more substantive and significant. Below is a succinct summary of the more significant changes to the aforementioned documents. It would be best to take a closer look at the revised sections when using or modifying the updated documents.


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