Garland warehouse, Plano auto dealership among this week’s top commercial property transactions



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CanTex Tika Capital purchased a 162,685 square-foot industrial building at West Kingsley and Oakland Ave. in Garland. James Mantzuranis and Adam Jones with Stream Realty Partners brokered the sale with Hal Penchan and Matt Troutt with Altschuler and Co.

Rymill Investments has purchased a 4.2-acre property at the northwest corner of Preston Road and Bush Turnpike that was formerly used by Toyota of Plano. JEG Realty Ltd. sold the property. Larry Robbins of Capstone Commercial brokered the sale.

Rymill Investments sold a 30,000 square-foot warehouse at 10550 Plano road to a local investor. Larry Robbins of Capstone Commercial brokered the sale with Cole Sawyer of Sawyer Realty.

CCSC Partners LLC purchased a 17,311 square foot shopping center located at 1071 Country Club Drive in Mansfield. Troy Morgan of Structure Commercial negotiated the sale.

Platinum Mechanical purchased a 15,720 square-foot industrial building at 2625 Zelrich Ln. in Dallas.

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Garland refrigerated warehouse center sold to Florida buyer

A big Garland cold storage depot has changed hands.

Refrigerated warehouse buildings have been in short supply this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a surge in home grocery and consumer products deliveries.

Florida-based Scout Capital Partners just purchased a more than 50-acre refrigerated distribution hub in Garland.

The industrial property on McCree Road near LBJ Freeway contains almost 1 million square feet of space and was built in the 1970s.

The property was sold by a New York-based investor that had owned the buildings for five years, according to tax records.

Scott Cold Storage Dallas LLC just completed the sale.

MIami-based Scout Capital has been in business since 2017 and specializes in cold storage properties.

The company recently bought cold storage facilities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Developers have recently started several refrigerated warehouse projects in North Texas to meet growing demand.

And Atlanta-based Americold Realty Trust

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As Black funeral homes shut their doors, Albany’s Garland Brothers becomes a rare necessity

ALBANY — Germaine Farilien stepped back from his uncle in Garland Brothers’ Funeral Home in awe.

Lying down in his white casket, donning his white firefighter’s dress uniform, Dary Taylor looked sharp. Even more, he looked like himself.

Farilien turned to his cousin and Taylor’s daughter, Amber Taylor. He wants to get his uncle’s worn deck of cards, he said, the one Dary used to play — and win at — spades religiously for hours, and have the family sign the cards to be buried with Dary. The suggestion moved Amber to tears — until Garland Brothers’ manager the Rev. Thomas House told her he, too, is a spades fanatic, holding up his iPhone to show her the app as proof.

“See? This is how we relate,” Amber said, breaking into a belly laugh.

For nearly a century, Garland Brothers’ Funeral Home has offered a trusted service to generations of

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