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FourPoint Brokers Sale of Three Student Housing Assets Totaling 815 Beds in DFW Area

DENTON, ARLINGTON AND FORT WORTH, TEXAS — FourPoint Student Housing Investments has brokered the sale of a portfolio of three student housing properties totaling 815 beds in Denton, Arlington and Fort Worth. The portfolio consists of the 432-bed Midtown Denton, the 218-bed Midtown Arlington and the 165-bed Edge 55. The properties, which total 241 units, serve University of North Texas, University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University, respectively. The seller of the portfolio..

February 14, 2018

CREI Sells 574-Bed Student Housing Community Near Auburn University

AUBURN, ALA. — Capstone Real Estate Investments LLC (CREI) has sold Eagles South Apartments, a 574-bed student housing community located roughly two miles from the Auburn University campus in Alabama. Aspen Heights acquired the property for an undisclosed price. The community offers one- and two-bedroom units with bed-to-bath parity. Shared amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, barbecue grills and picnic areas, a pool, computer lab, outdoor fireplace, clubhouse, sand volleyball courts..

February 14, 2018

SmartStop Acquires Student Housing Asset Near University of South Carolina for $64.5M

COLUMBIA, S.C. — SmartStop Asset Management LLC has acquired Aspyre at Assembly Station, a 760-bed student housing community located near the University of South Carolina in Columbia, for $64.5 million. The property offers one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Community amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, business center, computer lab, resort and lap pools, a sauna and various outdoor recreational areas. The seller in the transaction was not disclosed.

February 8, 2018

KeyBank Provides $27.7M Acquisition Loan for Student Housing Property in Ann Arbor, Michigan

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $27.7 million Fannie Mae loan for the acquisition of 411 Lofts in Ann Arbor. The student housing property is located less than a quarter-mile from the University of Michigan campus. Built in 2009, the 97-unit property features 4,264 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Caleb Marten and Chris Black of KeyBank arranged the 10-year loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. The borrower was not disclosed.

February 6, 2018

Pillar Provides $14.1M Loan to Refinance Student Housing Property in Bloomington, Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, IND. — Pillar Financial has provided a $14.1 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Urban Station in Bloomington. The permanent financing will replace a construction loan. The 53-unit student housing property opened in August 2017. The four-story property was developed on the original site of The Chocolate Moose, an ice cream parlor dating back to 1933. The Chocolate Moose now occupies all of the property’s first-floor retail space. Joe Markech of Pillar originated the..

February 5, 2018

SRE Purchases 384-Bed Student Housing Property Near Sam Houston State University

HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS — Saban Real Estate (SRE) has purchased Midtown Sam Houston, a 384-bed student housing property in Huntsville that serves Sam Houston State University students. The pet-friendly property offers two- and four-bedroom units and amenities such as a pool, fitness center and a resident clubhouse. Will Baker and William Shell of Walker & Dunlop provided an undisclosed amount of Fannie Mae financing for the acquisition. Chris Epp and Chris Bancroft of FourPoint Student Housing..

February 2, 2018

Safanad Limited, Vie Holdings Acquire Student Housing Community in Metro D.C. for $69.5M

HYATTSVILLE, MD. — Dubai-based Safanad Limited, in partnership with Miami-based Vie Holdings, has acquired The Towers at University Town Center, a student housing community in Hyattsville, for $69.5 million. The name of the seller was not disclosed. The community is located roughly seven miles northeast of Washington, D.C., and caters to students attending Howard University, the University of Maryland and other colleges and universities in the metro D.C. area. The new ownership will invest..

January 31, 2018

Harrison Street Forms Joint Venture to Develop Student Housing Properties Across Europe

CHICAGO — Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC, based in Chicago, has formed a joint venture with Crosslane Property Group UK Limited to develop a portfolio of four student housing properties totaling 1,267 beds. The properties will be located in Leeds, Coventry, Portsmouth and Swansea, which are cities in the United Kingdom that have a combined enrollment of more than 131,000 students. Gross development value for the four properties is approximately $175 million. Harrison Street’s..

January 31, 2018

Harrison Street, Brandywine Realty Sell 850-Bed Community in Philadelphia’s University City for $197.5 Million

PHILADELPHIA — A joint venture between Harrison Street Real Estate Capital and Brandywine Realty Trust has sold Evo at Cira Centre South, an 850-bed student housing community located in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, for $197.5 million. The property was built in 2014, and is the tallest purpose-built student housing tower in the U.S., serving students at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. The community offers one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units. Shared..

January 29, 2018

FourPoint, BlueGate Arrange Sale of 674-Bed Community Near Rutgers University

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — FourPoint Investments and BlueGate Partners have arranged the sale of Rockoff Hall Apartments, a 674-bed student housing community located within walking distance of Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The property offers one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Shared amenities include a cyber café, on-site laundry, a fitness center, discounted parking in the attached garage, study rooms on every floor and a club room with billiards and shuffle board. The names of the..

January 29, 2018