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Over $1.4 billion in financing arranged for NRDC

Pittsburgh, PA — Cronheim Mortgage has secured $50.5 million in financing for Northampton Crossings, a 622,000 s/f power retail center located in Easton, Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania. The loan was structured with a 15-year fixed-rate which was locked 11 months prior to closing. American General Life Insurance Company, The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, and American Home Assurance Company funded the loan, whom Cronheim represents as correspondent and servicing agent.

Northampton Crossings was constructed in 1995 and is anchored by a variety of tenants including Walmart, Sam's Club, Kohl's, Staples, and a 14-screen Regal Cinemas. Walmart was an original tenant when the Subject was constructed in 1995 and they expanded in 2004 to a 207,500 s/f superstore. Sam's Club is also one of the original tenants and has plans to expand their current 112,000 s/f space to encompass over 140,000 s/f, attesting to the strength of the center. The inline tenant roster features a complementary mix of retailers including Hobby Lobby, Lane Bryant, Starbucks, Sleepy's, GameStop, Panera Bread, Sally Beauty Supply, GNC, Sears Hardware, and a number of local restaurants as well. There are 6 outparcels which feature Arby's, Red Robin, and KNBT Bank, to name a few.

The subject is afforded excellent frontage at the major intersection of Rte. 248 and Rte.33. Rte.248 provides the Subject with two signaled points of ingress and has a traffic count of 17,650 vehicles per day. Rte.33 has a daily traffic count of 62,154 vehicles. Parking includes approximately 3,000 spaces, or 4.8 per 1,000 s/f.

Northampton Crossings is managed by National Realty and Development Corp., (NRDC) a leading retail development and management firm in the Northeast with a portfolio encompassing 78 projects, including retail power centers, grocery-anchored community shopping centers, and corporate/ industrial business parks, in 14 states.

This loan was originated and placed by Andrew Stewart, Dev Morris, and Andrew Tsukamoto.

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