SILVER SPRING, MD. — PGIM Real Estate has provided a $188 million loan for The Blairs, a five-property portfolio in downtown Silver Spring. The borrower, Tower Cos., will use the fixed-rate loan to refinance the portfolio, which comprises The Pearl, Blair Towns, Blair House, Blair East and Blair Plaza. The five properties are located within a master-planned community that Tower Cos. owns, and offer 1,396 units altogether. According to PGIM, The Blairs was the first residential campus to receive the LEED Gold certification for operations and maintenance.