Marcus & Millichap Brokers $150M Sale of Illinois Student Housing Portfolio

by Kristin Harlow

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $150 million sale of a student housing portfolio comprising over 50 properties near the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus in Champaign. The transaction represents the highest-ever portfolio sales price for Champaign County, according to Marcus & Millichap. The portfolio totals nearly 1,100 units. The newest property was constructed three years ago, while the oldest is more than 50 years old. Scott Harris and Bryan Kunze of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller, Campus Property Management, and procured the buyer, Fairlawn Capital. The buyer plans to reposition a number of the assets through unit upgrades and amenity additions.

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