ARES Buys 235-Unit Apartment Complex in Southern California
LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Advanced Real Estate Services (ARES) has purchased a multifamily property located near California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach for an undisclosed amount. The name of the seller was not released.
ARES plans to rebrand the property as The Circle Apartments at Long Beach. Additionally, ARES plans to invest more than $6 million in upgrades at the 235-unit community. Renovations will include new windows, pool area upgrades, added business center and paint scheme. Interior unit upgrades will include new flooring, paint, fixtures and smart locks. Some of the non-renovated units will also receive new cabinets and countertops. Community amenities include three swimming pools, a fitness center and lounge.
Kevin MacKenzie and Greg Brown of JLL’s Newport Beach, Calif., office arranged $46.8 million in Freddie Mac financing for the buyer. The 10-year loan features interest-only payments.