Mountain Capital Acquires Two Student Housing Properties in College Station Totaling 1,128 Beds

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Los Angeles-based investment firm Mountain Capital Partners has acquired 2818 Place and Parkway Place, two student housing properties in College Station totaling 1,128 beds that serve students of Texas A&M University. The garden-style properties total 350 units, were respectively built in 2008 and 2009 and feature amenities such as two pools, volleyball and basketball courts, fitness centers, game rooms, computer labs and study rooms. Ryan Lang, Jack Brett and Ben …

‘Astronomical’ Multifamily Investment Demand Drives Up Pricing, Says Marcus & Millichap’s IPA Panel

The U.S. multifamily sector remains an attractive option for real estate investors looking for a safe haven. Beyond the pool of traditional buyers who are actively acquiring apartment properties, the sector has become a landing spot for companies that aren’t legacy multifamily owners.Steven DeFrancis, CEO of Cortland, cited REITs like Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust as newly establishing a presence in the multifamily sector. BREIT recently made a $240 million preferred equity …

TMG Arranges $44.4M Sale of Student Housing Community Near California State University, Fullerton

FULLERTON, CALIF. — The Mogharebi Group (TMG) has arranged the $44.4 million sale of Oxford North Student Apartments, a 100-unit community located near the California State University, Fullerton campus.The property was built in 1972 and features 10 buildings with ground-floor parking garages. Communal amenities include a resort-style swimming pool and spa with cabanas; an outdoor entertainment lounge; barbecue grill stations; outdoor televisions; a clubhouse with billiards; and a fitness …

Graystone Fund I Acquires 456-Bed Student Housing Portfolio Near Virginia Tech for $33.8M

BLACKSBURG, VA. — Graystone Fund I (GFI) has acquired a 456-bed, 140-unit portfolio of student housing near the Virginia Tech University campus in Blacksburg for $33.8 million. The properties were previously owned and managed by BCR Property Management. GFI plans to make improvements and repairs to the acquired portfolio, aiming to increase the overall quality and marketability of the product. Further details on the acquisition were not disclosed. Graystone Cos. also plans to construct an …

Centurion Property Group Acquires 737-Bed Student Housing Community in Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Miami-based private equity firm Centurion Property Group has acquired The Ranch at Lubbock, a 737-bed student housing community serving Texas Tech University. The property features 243 units in one-, two- three- and four-bedroom floor plans. Amenities include two pools, a volleyball court, basketball court, fitness center, study lounge and pet park. The new ownership plans to renovate the property and rebrand it as The ONE at Lubbock. Ryan Lang, Jack Brett and Ben Harkrider …

Joint Venture Acquires 1,156-Bed Value-Add Student Housing Community Near Brigham Young University

PROVO, UTAH — A joint venture between investment affiliates of Redstone, MJW Investments and MHE Enterprises has acquired The Lodges at Glenwood, a 1,156-bed student housing community located near Brigham Young University in Utah.The community offers a mix of studio, one- and three-bedroom units. Communal amenities include a study area, swimming pool and spa, volleyball court, gaming tables, cabanas and barbecue grill.Brian Eisendrath and Cameron Chalfant of CBRE secured acquisition …

Landmark Properties Purchases 898-Bed Student Housing Property in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA. — Landmark Properties, a student housing developer and owner-operator based in Athens, Ga., has purchased The Exchange at Baton Rouge, a 299-unit, 898-bed student housing property located at 449 Ben Hur Road in Baton Rouge. The sales price was not disclosed, and Halstatt was Landmark's capital partner on this transaction. The Exchange at Baton Rouge is a garden-style property located approximately 1.5 miles from the Louisiana State University (LSU) campus and is situated …

Multifamily Investors Await Clarity on Nashville’s Economic Recovery

Owners and buyers remain apart on pricing. Unlike some densely populated urban areas where the extent of the damage to local commercial real estate operations is unknown, the gap in Nashville persists due to uncertainty regarding the upside potential rather than downside risks. Owners are hesitant to list properties because the metro remains a safe portion of their portfolios. If this disconnect persists, pricing will return to pre-recession levels before many other areas of the country.In …

TPG Real Estate, Cardinal Group Acquire 887-Bed Student Housing Property Near Montana State

BOZEMAN, MONT. — A joint venture between TPG Real Estate Partners and Cardinal Group Investment Management has acquired The Arrow Townhomes and Flats, an 887-bed student housing community located near the Montana State University campus in Bozeman.Constructed in 2019, the property offers a mix of one-, two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom units with bed-to-bath parity. Shared amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour clubhouse, sauna, steam …

Newmark Arranges $95M Sale of New Student Housing Property Near Georgia Tech in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Newmark has arranged the $95 million sale of Signature West Midtown, a student housing community situated at 800 Marietta Street NW in Atlanta’s West Midtown district. The 525-bed property was completed in 2019 and primarily serves the student population at nearby Georgia Tech.Ryan Lang, Jack Brett and Bert Sanders of Newmark represented the sellers, Investcorp and Preiss Cos., in the transaction. Trent Houchin of Newmark arranged acquisition financing on behalf of the buyer, …

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