CBRE Arranges Acquisition Financing for 272-Bed Student Housing Asset in Austin
AUSTIN, TEXAS — CBRE has arranged an undisclosed amount of permanent financing for the acquisition of 21 Pearl, a 272-bed student housing community serving the University of Texas at Austin. The 135-unit property was completed in 2013 and was 96 percent occupied at the time of the loan closing. Benjamin Roelke and Ian Walker of CBRE arranged the financing on behalf of TEXLA Housing Partners and a private equity fund managed by Crow Holdings Capital. A life insurance company provided the loan, which features full-term interest-only payments along with a flexible prepayment structure. 21 Pearl is the joint venture’s first acquisition.