BridgeCity Lends $44M on New Jersey Office Property

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Developer Abraham Brach has landed $44 million of leasehold financing for his acquisition of an office property in Princeton, N.J., Commercial Observer has learned.

BridgeCity Capital originated the debt package, which secured Brach’s fee interest in 7 & 9 Roszel Road, a 302,454-square-foot office complex he acquired for $89 million from John Hancock Life Insurance Co. The loan covers a 12-month period with extension options and a loan-to-value ratio of 75 percent.

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Kawa Capital Management also closed on a $45 million ground lease deal for the property.

Moishe Loketch, director of investor capital at BridgeCity, also assisted in closing the transaction.

Galaxy Capital Solution‘s Henry Bodek arranged the fee sale and ground lease. 

The property is fully leased with Bristol Myers SquibbBank of America Merrill Lynch and Miami International Holdings among its tenants. It is located three miles from Princeton University

Brach and Kawa Capital Management officials did not immediately return requests for comment.

Andrew Coen can be reached at acoen@commercialobserver.com