Steadfast Apartment REIT Buys Multifamily Community in Greenville MSA for $66.8M
MAULDIN, S.C. — Steadfast Apartment REIT has acquired Arbors at Brookfield, a 702-unit apartment community located in Mauldin, roughly eight miles from Greenville’s central business district. The $66.8 million purchase marks Steadfast’s entry into South Carolina. Constructed in four phases between 1989 and 1997 on 50 acres, Arbors at Brookfield comprises 35 two- and three-story buildings, in addition to multiple clubhouses, a fitness center, three swimming pools, sand volleyball court, business center, tennis courts, dog park and a media room. The apartment community is currently 94.9 percent occupied with an average rent of $766 per month. Steadfast plans to upgrade the units with new appliances, countertops, flooring, plumbing fixtures, hardware and new doors and cabinet boxes. In addition to interior upgrades, moderate enhancements will be made to the model unit, leasing office, volleyball court, tennis courts and fitness center. The REIT will also convert one of the clubhouses into a resident relations center. With this transaction, Steadfast has invested more than $687 million in 18 apartment communities in nine states.