Investment team to purchase Brooklyn property

Acadia Realty Trust, MacFarlane Partners, P/A Associates, Paul Travis team up

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Acadia Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, has entered into an agreement to purchase the leasehold interest in a downtown Brooklyn property for $120 million. Acadia has entered the agreement through its Fund II New York Urban-Infill Redevelopment initiative with P/A Associates ("Acadia P/A") and Paul Travis of Washington Square Partners (collectively, "Acadia P/A-Travis"). The agreement is for the property, The Gallery at Fulton Street, and adjacent parking garage. The fee position in the property is owned by the City of New York and the agreement includes an option to purchase this fee position at a later date. Acadia P/A-Travis is partnering with MacFarlane Partners ("MacFarlane"), a national minority-owned real estate management firm and is currently in discussion with AvalonBay Communities, one of the largest owners and developers of apartment communities in the country. Plans for the property include the demolition of the existing improvements and the development of a 1....