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Washington Trust Provides $2.9 Million in Financing for Office Building Leased by CVS Health in Lincoln, RI

WESTERLY, R.I., July 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $2.9 million to Blackstone Centre, L.P., for the refinancing of a 27,000 square-foot office building in Lincoln, RI. The property, which was constructed in 1998, is currently occupied by CVS Health, which utilizes the space for the Corporation's customer service operations and call center.

"Washington Trust is pleased to expand our relationship with FH French, which developed and maintained this strategic asset in a way that appealed to CVS, one of our area's largest employers," said Julia Anne M. Slom, Senior Vice President & Team Leader of Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group.

Blackstone Centre was developed and is managed by FH French Real Estate, a property development company specializing in investment opportunities throughout southern New England.

Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group provides commercial real estate mortgages for the construction, refinancing, or purchasing of investment real estate projects. Financing ranges in size from several hundred thousand dollars up to multi-million dollar projects. For more information, contact Bethany A. Lyons, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Group, at 401-348-1538 or 800-475-2265 ext. 1538.

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Source:The Washington Trust Company