The-Block_Phase_II

LOCATION : Temecula, California

PROJECT INTRODUCTION

Located right next to The Truax Building in historic Old Town District ofTemecula, across from the City Hall, the Truax II Building is a 105,000 sq. ft. 4-story commercial building, it’s the second phase of a planned four building, courtyard themed complex that is tenant and shopper friendly. Ground Floor – Retail (20,000 sf.) plus the entrance to the theater lobby

Second/Third Floors – Upscale cinema (60,000 sf.), six theaters, including Imax and 3-D, along with an on-site restaurant with food and alcoholic beverages served by waiters at comfortable seating; currently finalizing agreement with Cinepolis USA

Fourth Floor – High-end restaurant/night club (10,000 sf.) with open air patio (25,000 sf.)

PROJECT TEAM

DEVELOPER : Truax Development

www.truaxdevelopment.com

  • 40 years construction management and development experience 500,000 ft² = 46,451.52 m²
  • Developed over 500,000 sf. commercial property in Southern California

President Bernie Truax:

  • General Manager Inland Steel
  • World Trade Center
  • Sears Tower
  • Nuclear Power Plants

CONTRACTOR : Reno Contracting

www.renocon.com

  • Southern California’s Premier General Contractor since 1993
  • $200 million in bonding; capability through Travelers Insurance
  • General Contractor of the Year – 2003, 2005 & 2007
  • Top 100 “Green” contractors in the U.S.

PROJECT SCHEDULE

FUND RAISING

December, 2014 – March 2015: Inland/Shinyway raises approx. $28 mil through immigrant investors; funds from Shinyway investors are placed in a secure escrow until USCIS approval of first I-526

CONSTRUCTION

January 2015 – January 2017; Inland/Investor LP initiates loan; $28 million is loaned to Borrower in monthly installments; Truax II Building is constructed and final tenants are signed up

INTEREST PAYMENTS

January 2015 – January 2020: Borrower makes interest only payments on $28 mil construction loan to Inland/Investor LP

REPAYMENT

January 2020: Borrower re-finances and uses proceeds to repay $28 million principal to Inland/Investor LP

PROJECT STATUS

Developer (Truax Development) has secured preliminary City approvals for the Phase II Project and has Options on the land.

City of Temecula has committed $36 million for parking structures($18 million for Truax II assuming 50% is used by Project tenants and customers) : $24 million for the already built structure on Mercedes Street and $12 million for a planned 500-space structure on Second Street.

Developer is in process of securing $5 million in additional equity.

Groundbreaking scheduled for January 2015.