Blue Rock Premier Purchases Apartment Community in Metro Tampa for $70M
TEMPLE TERRACE, FLA. — Tampa-based Blue Rock Premier Properties LLC has purchased the 776-unit River Chase Apartments in Temple Terrace, a city within Tampa’s metropolitan area. Blue Rock Premier bought the property from CNLKOR River Chase LLC for $70 million. River Chase was roughly 97 percent occupied at the time of sale. The new buyer plans to invest $6.7 million in capital improvements to the exterior and interior of the asset, which will be rebranded as The Park at Valenza. The improvements will include gated entry, clubhouse, fitness center, coffee shop, wood flooring, cabinets, counters, new appliances and washer/dryer units in every residence. Grandbridge Real Estate Capital provided acquisition financing for Blue Rock Premier, a multifamily investment firm led by Randy Ferreira in partnership with Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Konover South LLC. Jamie May, Edward Yang and Jonathan Barclay of JMB Tampa brokered the transaction.