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UIP-Led Joint Venture Purchases Historic Apartment Building in D.C. for $22M

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A joint venture led by Urban Investment Partners (UIP) has purchased The Policy, a 62-unit apartment building in Washington, D.C., for $22 million. The partner and seller were not disclosed, though multiple media outlets report that the partner is Pacolet Milliken Enterprises and the seller was an affiliate of Goldman Sachs. The 90-year-old building is situated in the Adams Morgan historic district. UIP is expected to begin renovations in the first quarter of this year. UIP …

NAPA Ventures Sells Four Multifamily Communities Totaling 700 Units in DFW

DALLAS AND FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Austin-based multifamily investment firm NAPA Ventures LLC has sold four communities totaling approximately 700 units in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area. The properties include Brandon Mill and Westwood in Dallas, Oates Creek in the eastern Dallas suburb of Mesquite and Ravenwood in Fort Worth. NAPA acquired the assets in 2016 and implemented value-add programs to the communities’ unit interiors and amenity spaces. The buyers were not

LMI Capital Places Two Loans Totaling $17M for Refinancing of Houston Area Apartments

HOUSTON AND KATY, TEXAS — LMI Capital, a Real Estate Capital Alliance (RECA) member, has placed two loans totaling $17 million for the refinancing of two multifamily properties in the Houston area. In the first transaction, Jamie Safier of LMI Capital arranged a $9.6 million agency loan for a 145-unit community in the Spring Branch submarket. The loan featured a fixed interest rate and five years of interest-only payments. In the second deal, Kurt Dennis of LMI Capital placed a $7.4 million …

BMC Capital Arranges $4.1M Acquisition Loan for Oklahoma City Apartments

OKLAHOMA CITY — BMC Capital, a commercial lender with seven offices around the country, has arranged a $4.1 million bridge loan for the acquisition of an undisclosed apartment property in Oklahoma City. The loan, proceeds of which will be used to fund capital improvements at the Class C property, featured a fixed interest rate of 6.67 percent and a loan-to-cost ratio of 80 percent. The borrower was not

Cohen Financial Secures $19M Refinancing for Apartment Building in Chicago’s Gold Coast

CHICAGO — Cohen Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has secured a $19 million loan for the refinancing of 70 E. Walton, a 50,000-square-foot building in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The property includes 25 apartment units and 15,000 square feet of retail space on the first through third floors. Michael Hart of Cohen arranged the fixed-rate, seven-year loan on behalf of the borrower, a private

ASC Arranges $15.4M Refinancing for Chicago Multifamily Portfolio

CHICAGO — American Street Capital (ASC) has arranged $15.4 million in permanent loans for the refinancing of a seven-building multifamily portfolio located in Chicago’s Bronzeville and Kenwood neighborhoods. The recent acquisitions required significant amenity upgrades. The portfolio was approximately 90 percent occupied at closing. Igor Zhizhin and Alexander Rek of ASC arranged seven non-recourse loans on behalf of the Chicago-based

Investor Demand Rises for Apartment Assets in Oklahoma City

As expected and much anticipated, the global rise in oil prices has given the petroleum industry a significant boost and spurred Oklahoma City’s economic recovery. The resurgence, demonstrated in part by a three-year-high in hiring this year, is drawing out-of-state multifamily investors and bringing greater interest from companies looking to relocate or expand. In mid-October, FedEx more than doubled its warehouse space with the opening of a new 270,000-square-foot distribution facility in …

Colliers Brokers $42.8M Sale of Apartment Complex in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. — Colliers International Mid-Atlantic has arranged the $42.8 million sale of Woodshire Apartments, a 288-unit complex in Virginia Beach. Amenities include a swimming pool, sundeck, fitness center, dog park, playground and package management services. Will Matthews of Colliers represented the sellers, The Bainbridge Cos. and Core Real Estate Capital, in the transaction. Capital Square 1031 LLC was the

Hogdes Ward Elliott Brokers $43.8M Sale of Multifamily Tower in Brooklyn

NEW YORK CITY — Hodges Ward Elliott has brokered the $43.8 million sale of a 20-story multifamily tower in the South Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Located at 424 Bedford Ave., the 63,866-square-foot property includes 66 units. Amenities include a fitness center, gardens, BBQ area, dog run and a rooftop deck. Will Silverman, Paul Gillen, Daniel Parker and Ariel Tambor of Hodges Ward Elliott represented the seller, East End Capital and KBS, in the transaction. The buyer was Global …

MG Properties Acquires 429-Unit Sonoran Apartments in Arizona

PHOENIX — San Diego-based MG Properties Group has purchased Sonoran Apartments, a multifamily property located in Phoenix, for an undisclosed price. Built in 1995, the garden-style apartment community features 429 units in a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans with well-appointed kitchens, walk-in closets, full-size washers/dryers and private patios or balconies. Tyler Anderson, Sean Cunningham, Asher Gunter and Matt Pesch of CBRE Phoenix represented the undisclosed seller, …

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