Interra Brokers $6M Sale of Apartment Building in Chicago
CHICAGO — Interra Realty has brokered the $6 million sale of 5424 S. Cornell Ave., a 64-unit apartment building in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. Built in 1924, the building features 61 studio apartments and three one-bedroom units. The property was 90 percent occupied at the time of sale. Joe Smazal of Interra represented the private seller. Ted Stratman and Jeremy Morton of Interra represented the buyer, Chicago-based Nautilus Investments. A portion of financing was obtained through the opportunity investment fund set up by nonprofit lender Community Investment Corp. and Preservation Compact. The buyer plans to improve the property by updating both residences and common areas. About 20 percent of the units are designated as affordable for renters earning up to 50 percent of the area median income.