University Park Boca Raton

Joint Venture Sells Student Housing Portfolio in South Florida for $105.3M

by John Nelson

BOCA RATON, FLA. — A joint venture partnership between Rosemurgy Properties, Giles Capital Group and Lewis Rental Properties has sold a three-property student housing real estate portfolio in South Florida for $105.3 million. University Park, University View and University Square are located in Boca Raton near Florida Atlantic University. The properties were purchased by an affiliate of Investcorp, a Bahrain-based investment manager, according to The Real Deal. University Park, which sold for $70 million according to The Real Deal, opened in April 2015. The 11-acre, 280,000-square-foot community features eight, four-story buildings with 598 beds in 159 units. Units in University Park are fully furnished and include flat-screen TVs, private bathrooms and in-unit washers and dryers. The complex includes a clubhouse with a lounge, 24-hour gym, gaming rooms and computer labs. Outdoor amenities include a resort-style pool, fire pits and free transportation to and from nearby universities and colleges. Boca Sol was purchased in January 2014, repositioned for student housing and rebranded as University Square. The property, which was built in 1969 and sold for $15 million according to The Real Deal, consists of five, two-story buildings totaling 90 units with 128 beds. Addison Park was purchased in March 2013 and rebranded as University View. The property, which sold for a reported $20.3 million, includes 55 townhouse units with 165 beds. Park Partners Residential managed the properties.

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