Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — Nov. 2
Properties sold: Locust Street, North Belle Vernon, $1,921,271.25; 1110 Lowery Ave., Jeannette, $355,673.45.
Seller: Brauvin/BP LLC, Illinois
Buyer: National Retail Properties Trust, Orlando, Fla.
Details: Purchased was a BP gasoline station in Jeannette and a 7⁄11 store in North Belle Vernon
Comment: “The properties are part of our overall investment portfolio,” said spokesman Chris Berry.
Property sold: 2130 Wightman St., Squirrel Hill
Seller: Howard and Nicole Valinsky, Squirrel Hill
Buyer: Wightman Street Real Estate LLC, Squirrel Hill
Details: 29-unit Wightman Street Apartments
Comment: “At this time, there are no plans for any renovation of the building, and in the future, we will probably rename the apartments, which we purchased as an investment,” said Michael Jacobs, owner of Marvista Rentals.
Property: 4411 Howley St., Lawrenceville
Seller: Flojoy Inc., Pittsburgh
Buyer: J.S. Bloomfield LP, Rochester Mills, Mich.
Details: Free-standing, 15,912-square-foot building is the site of a Rite Aid Pharmacy, which recently obtained a five-year lease renewal.
Comment: “The new owner plans to make improvements to the building and seek a longer lease term with Rite Aid,” said Howard Engelberg who with David Hanley, both of Prudential Realty, represented the seller. Ron Tarquinio, of TarquinCo Real Estate LLC, represented the buyer.
Property: Murdoch Farms, Squirrel Hill
Seller: Roy Jacobson
Buyer: Anne Marie Oswald and husband, Brent Doiron
Details: Three-plus-story home has great views from backyard, deck and patio, hardwood floors throughout, updated bathrooms with jet spray, located close to shops on Forbes and Schenley Park.
Comment: “Buyers appreciated the excellent condition, location and the right pricing of the property,” said Inge Kempen, who with Lisa Gasperoni, both of Howard Hanna Real Estate, co-listed the house.
Property: Mt. Lebanon
Seller: Ralph and Jennifer Hoerner
Buyer: George and Patricia Deme
Details: Two-level Tudor with “awesome” kitchen, hardwood floors, first-floor den, lower-level game room, master bedroom with dressing room, courtyard with fountain, pool, gardens, two-car integral garage.
Comment: “Buyer liked the Old World charm of this stone cottage,” said Cindy Sunseri, Howard Hanna Real Estate.
Property: Mt. Washington
Seller: Patrick and Cynthia Dugan
Buyer: Mark and Sherri Furda
Details: Two-story Colonial, exquisite decor, first-floor master bedroom suite, first-floor den/office, second-floor loft overlooks living area, two large guest bedrooms and bath, deck, two-car garage.
Comment: “Buyers liked the location a block from Grandview, close to Downtown … (with) beautiful décor, quality construction with today’s amenities,” said Iris Marko, Howard Hanna Real Estate.
— Sam Spatter