ING Capital Provides $148M Loan for the Acquisition, Repositioning of Luxury Apartment Complex in Silicon Valley
MENLO PARK, CALIF. — ING Capital LLC has provided a $148.6 million secured term loan to a joint venture between Maximus Real Estate Partners and Deutsche Asset Management. The money will be used to acquire and renovate Sharon Green Apartments, a 296-unit luxury multifamily complex in Silicon Valley.
The seller, Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS), is a publicly traded REIT. The property is located in Menlo Park, along the San Francisco Bay midway between San Francisco and San Jose.
The senior loan is secured by a first mortgage on the 328,024-square-foot apartment complex. A majority of the loan proceeds will go towards the acquisition of the property, with the rest earmarked for renovations over a three-year period.
“Sharon Green Apartments is the top-located garden apartment complex in the country for offering tenants unparalleled education, employment and transportation opportunities within walking distance and centrally located in the heart of Silicon Valley,” says Craig Bender, managing director of ING Capital LLC.
The asset is located on 17 acres of land near Stanford University at 350 Sharon Park Drive. The property offers one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Community amenities include a clubhouse with billiards, two pools and spas, a fitness center, two tennis courts, an electric vehicle charging station and assigned parking.
— Katie Sloan