Magma Equities, Viking Partners Acquire Multifamily Community in Durham for $42.4M

DURHAM, N.C. — Magma Equities and Viking Partners have acquired University Apartments, a 359-unit multifamily community near Duke University in Durham, for $42.4 million. The seller was not disclosed.

Located on 12 acres at 1500 Duke University Road, University Apartments features studio, one- and two-bedroom units across 20 two- and three-story residential buildings. Community amenities include two 24-hour fitness centers, two swimming pools with sundecks, grills and an outdoor fireplace. Magma and Viking plan to initiate a capital improvement plan to upgrade both the unit interiors as well as the community areas.

For the Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based Magma firm, University Apartments is the fifth acquisition in the Raleigh-Durham metro area this year alone and increases the company’s local multifamily portfolio to more than 3,600 units. Viking Partners is a Cincinnati-based private equity real estate investment firm.

Content Partners
‣ Arbor Realty Trust
‣ Bohler
‣ Lee & Associates
‣ Lument
‣ NAI Global
‣ Northmarq
‣ Pavlov Media
‣ Walker & Dunlop

Subscribe to the newsletter

Webinars on Demand

Read the Digital Editions

Northeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Midwest Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Western Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Texas Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Southeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Heartland Real Estate Business

Northeast Real Estate Business

Southeast Real Estate Business

Texas Real Estate Business

Western Real Estate Business

Shopping Center Business

California Centers

Student Housing Business

Seniors Housing Business

Featured Properties