CHICAGO — The Scion Group, along with sovereign wealth fund partners GIC and Canada Public Pension Investment Board (CPPIB), has acquired a portfolio of 11 student housing properties throughout the United States for $640 million. Harrison Street Real Estate owned nine of the properties in partnerships with Trinitas, Opus, CA Ventures and Vertex Nine. In addition, Scion, GIC and CPPIB acquired another asset from Trinitas and another property in Chicago from an undisclosed entity. The..
The student housing industry will come together April 5-7, 2017, in Austin at InterFace Student Housing. More than 1,200 top industry players are expected to attend and participate in the information- and networking-rich environment. Education & Information: More than 20 panels featuring 100+ high-level speakers and presenters Education sessions on leasing, management, operations, finance, investment and development Pre-conference InterFace+ roundtables An exhibit hall..
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Asheville is set to break ground on a $33.8 million, 300-bed on-campus student housing community. The six-building development will feature four-, five- and six-bedroom units with full kitchens. The sixth building will offer a multipurpose room and visitor’s center, fitness center and an apartment for the community director. Adjacent parking is also planned as part of the project. Construction will begin this spring.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — Columbus Pacific has acquired The Pavilion at North Grounds, a 528-bed student housing community located near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. The acquisition was financed with a $58.1 million, 10-year, fixed-rate loan arranged by Brian Eisendrath and Cameron Chalfant of CBRE. Columbus Pacific’s planned renovations for the community include new pool furniture; refreshments to the pool area; the addition of an outdoor dog park; and..
SOUTH BEND, IND. — Dougherty Mortgage LLC has arranged a $6.3 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Legacy Village at Notre Dame. The 14-unit student housing property is located in South Bend. The 12-year loan features a 30-year amortization schedule and was arranged through a partnership with Old Capital Lending. RWD Campus Developments LLC was the borrower.
HUNTSVILLE. TEXAS — The Preiss Co., a Raleigh, N.C.-based firm specializing in student housing development, has acquired Gateway at Huntsville, a 160-unit complex located at 5050 Sam Houston Ave. in Huntsville, roughly an hour north of Houston. Situated on a 12-acre site about a mile from Sam Houston State University, the property consists of six four-story buildings comprising 416 bedrooms and bathrooms. In addition to a swimming pool, grilling station and basketball and volleyball courts,..
SAN DIEGO — Campus Evolution Villages LLC, in partnership with an affiliate of Heitman LLC, has acquired Sterling Alvarado, a 771-bed community located near San Diego State University. Planned renovations — to be completed by fall 2017 — include a new, upgraded clubhouse with a community game room; updated common areas and units; and high-speed Wi-Fi throughout.
RIVERSIDE, CALIF. — The Preiss Co. has acquired GrandMarc at University Village in Riverside. The community offers one-, two- and three-bedroom, fully furnished units with bed-to-bath parity. Community amenities include a resort-style swimming pool and spa, outdoor grilling station, basketball court, clubhouse, study and meeting rooms, a game room, theater room, 24-hour fitness center and tanning beds. The seller was an undisclosed private investment group. The Preiss Co. will operate the..
AUBURN, ALA. — EdR has acquired 319 Bragg, a 305-bed student housing community located within walking distance of the Auburn University campus in Auburn. Built in 2014, the property offers two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom units. Community amenities include a study lounge with individual study rooms, 24-hour fitness center, resort-style pool with cabanas, dog park and access gates. Ryan Lang of ARA Newmark’s Student Housing Group represented the seller, Barrett Development Group, in the..
COLUMBIA, S.C. AND GREENSBORO, N.C. — ARA Newmark has arranged two sales of student housing assets near the University of South Carolina and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The sales totaled more than $50 million. In the first transaction, Pittsburgh-based Campus First Student Living purchased The Club at Carolina Stadium in Columbia from Aspen Square Management for $30.5 million. Situated directly across from Carolina Stadium, the 240-unit, 486-bed asset was fully occupied at..