prnewswire | October 08, 2020
Lucern Capital Partners ("LCP"), a real estate private equity firm based out of New Jersey, announces the launch of Lucern Philadelphia Value Fund I, L.P. ("LPVF I"), a real estate investment fund focused on multifamily and mixed-use investments in the Philadelphia MSA. LPVF I is targeting a minimum equity capital commitment of $25 million, with a targeted deployment of $75 million in asset value with leverage. The firm's principals have been active in the Philadelphia MSA for the last decade, completing a multitude of transactions, the most recent of which was the acquisition of Del Campo Apartments in late 2019.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Walker & Dunlop | January 24, 2022
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it facilitated the $156,000,000 sale and $91,260,000 financing of Volta on Pine , a 271-unit, core multifamily property with 1,300 square feet of ground floor retail space in the heart of Downtown Long Beach, California. Historically tied to aviation since the days of Amelia Earhart's 1920s explorations, Long Beach is now coined "Space Beach" and is rapidly becoming the epicenter of the aerospace industry. Startups including SpinLaunch, Rocket Lab, and Relativity Space have chosen the area as their headquarters since 2019, providing for a highly active job market in Long Beach.
Volta on Pine will benefit from the recent uptick in Long Beach's booming job market and provide commuting renters with access to the approximately 950,000 jobs offered throughout Long Beach, Beach Cities, Downtown LA, and Irvine. Delivered in early 2021, the property is a collaboration between North America Sekisui House ("NASH") Holland JV and MVE + Partners Architects, which both have an expansive presence primarily in the Western Region's high-growth markets.
Walker & Dunlop's Blake A. Rogers, Alexandra Caniglia, Kevin Sheehan, Hunter Combs, and Javier Rivera represented the sellers, Holland Partner Group and NASH and in the disposition to the buyer, Gelt, Inc. Mark Grace, John Montakab, and Trevor Fase arranged the financing from Nuveen on behalf of Gelt.
Volta on Pine is ideally situated in the heart of Long Beach's Downtown, offering residents access to shopping destinations, world-class restaurants, breweries, and various grocery stores. Local attractions also include the Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach Jazz Festival, Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Lions Lighthouse, and the Long Beach Grand Prix. The property's outstanding community amenities include a rooftop terrace with ocean views and barbecue stations, executive meeting rooms, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, sky lounge, pool, and spa. The apartment homes feature best-in-class luxury interior features, including gourmet chef's kitchens with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, spa-inspired bathrooms, and spacious bedrooms.
Walker & Dunlop is a leader in multifamily property sales, having completed $10 billion in volume from the first through third quarters of 2021, up 203% from the same period in 2020. In Los Angeles County alone, the team completed sales of over $1 billion with a total of 17 transactions in in 2021. The firm was also the top provider of capital to the U.S. multifamily market, originating $31 billion in transactions and lending over $24 billion for multifamily properties in 2020.
About Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is the largest provider of capital to the multifamily industry in the United States and the fourth largest lender on all commercial real estate including industrial, office, retail, and hospitality. Walker & Dunlop enables real estate owners and operators to bring their visions of communities — where Americans live, work, shop and play — to life. The power of our people, premier brand, and industry-leading technology make us more insightful and valuable to our clients, providing an unmatched experience every step of the way.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
businesswire | December 03, 2020
Stockbridge declared today that it has shaped a joint endeavor with the National Pension Service of Korea ("NPS") to gain center coordinations properties in the U.S. In association with Stockbridge's open-end center asset and an extra institutional financial specialist, this recently framed endeavor has resolved to get a 14.3-million square foot arrangement of Class A coordinations offices over the U.S.— the biggest exchange by estimation of modern properties since the beginning of the pandemic. Monetary terms of the exchange and the vender were not revealed.
The portfolio incorporates as of late finished and destined to-be-finished properties, with a critical portrayal of significant web based business inhabitants under long haul leases. With a normal year worked of 2020, the portfolio epitomizes the most recent advancement in innovation forward coordinations development, planned towards satisfying need for ever-quicker online business satisfaction and conveyance times.
“We are excited to acquire high-quality industrial properties that are well aligned with our strategy to capitalize on the paradigm shift to e-commerce,” said Scott Kim, Head of the Real Estate Investment Division at NPS. “This acquisition will be an excellent addition to our real estate portfolio. Additionally, our local presence in New York has allowed us to quickly underwrite the portfolio and manage partner relationships to successfully form this venture.”
“We see this acquisition as an exceptional way of tapping into the rapid acceleration of e-commerce growth—one of the most impactful investment themes post-COVID, and likely of the decade to come,” said Terry Fancher, Stockbridge Executive Managing Director. “The tremendous ongoing support of our venture partners has afforded us the opportunity to transact quickly and nimbly in order to access these kinds of rare opportunities at scale.”
“This is an extraordinary-quality core portfolio considering its modern construction, high-credit and e-commerce tenant base, and long-term leases,” added Nicole Stagnaro, Stockbridge Managing Director. “It’s difficult to find better cash-flow visibility across private equity real estate today, particularly in a period of broad market uncertainty.”
The exchange is Stockbridge's third huge scope portfolio procurement in the modern area in the previous 16 months. Other late buys remember a 8.7-million-square-foot portfolio for November 2019 and a 6.4-million-square-foot portfolio in August 2019. The firm has likewise been exceptionally dynamic in single-resource mechanical acquisitions all through 2020. Joined with the latest exchange, Stockbridge's developing mechanical impression is on target to outperform 55 million square feet.