Canyon Partners Invests $29.4M in Equity for Three Developments in Texas
ARLINGTON, PLANO AND SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — Canyon Partners Real Estate, a commercial real estate investment firm, has completed three preferred equity investments in the fourth quarter of 2015. The deals totaled $29.4 million and will be used to develop apartment communities in Plano and San Antonio and a mixed-use student housing property in Arlington. The three investments closed included: An equity investment of $11.7 million in a joint venture with affiliates of Catalyst Urban Development and LandPlan to fund the construction of The Huntington, a 320-unit multifamily property in Plano. The site is less than a quarter-mile from Legacy Business Park, a 2,655-acre, Class A office development, which serves as the headquarters for many Fortune 500 companies; An equity investment of $7.6 million in a joint venture with affiliates of Catalyst Urban Development and LandPlan to fund the development of 101 Center, a mixed-use student housing community in Arlington. The project includes 244 units with high-end finishes and Class A amenities, 18,412 square feet of ground-floor retail with 90 parking spaces and a 600-space parking garage; A preferred equity investment of $10.1 million in a joint venture with an affiliate of the NRP Group to fund the development of Cresta Bella 2, a 322-unit apartment community in San Antonio. The project’s amenities will include a clubhouse with a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor pool and a dog park. It is the second multifamily component at Cresta Bella, a master-planned development located on more than 16 acres.