REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
OrbVest | May 22, 2021
OrbVest, a global real estate company that invests in US income-producing medical commercial real estate recently closed its purchase of Talavi Spectrum, a 75,636-square-foot office property located in Glendale, Arizona for $13,000,000.
“We are actively checking out medical office buildings in Arizona to enrich our current portfolio, and therefore the Talavi building provides us with an ideal opportunity to re-establish the building as a prestigious medical office. We were particularly interested in the high-quality construction, business park location, and therefore the strong demographic trends we are seeing within the Northwest Valley,” said Martin Freeman, OrbVest CEO.
Talavi Spectrum is found at 5701 West Talavi Boulevard in Phoenix, Arizona during a strong market with limited future development opportunities. it's a two-story, 74,662-square-foot, multi-tenant office block that was 88% occupied at the time of sale. Originally developed in 2002 by The OPUS Group on 5.73 acres, the category A property features high-quality construction, functional floor plates, interior improvements, and a singular campus-style setting within the 67-acre Talavi Business Park.
Talavi Spectrum is well-positioned south of Bell Road – one among the foremost popular roadways in Phoenix. Talavi Spectrum is conveniently located but two miles from the Loop 101 Freeway and is adjacent to retail properties like Talavi Towne Centre (anchored by a Walmart Supercenter), Sprouts Center, and Glendale market square.
Talavi Spectrum is OrbVest’s second acquisition within the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Earlier in Q1, OrbVest closed on 555 North 18th Street, a 49,751-square-foot, multi-tenant class A medical office block. “OrbVest’s expansion into Arizona is driven by the basics that underpin value growth, most notably Phoenix is already the fifth-largest city within us and growing rapidly. Population migration and business expansion buoyed by low population density and lower cost of living position Phoenix for long-term, post-pandemic growth,” says Freeman.
Talavi Spectrum is OrbVest’s fourth acquisition since the beginning of 2021, securing its third property in Princeton, New Jersey, a medical and office block comprising 40,028 square feet of rentable space; a 76,771-square-foot medical office block in Fleming Island, Florida; and an 11,852-square-foot Great Expressions Dental Centers office situated on 1.15 acres in Fayetteville, Georgia.
OrbVest is actively seeking additional medical office block investments across the U.S in an attempt to scale back concentration risk and supply enhanced diversification for its investors.
OrbVest is a global real estate company that invests in the U.S income-producing medical commercial real estate. Within seven years, OrbVest has achieved a portfolio of over a million square feet representing >$300m real estate under management (REUM) with a 65% reinvestment rate.
OrbVest’s goal is to form investing in global land simple for little and enormous investors who are ready to invest from as little as $5,000. Clients use a convenient online platform to take a position directly into low-risk commercial assets, primarily within the Healthcare niche. The investments generate regular dividends (±8% per annum) that are distributed every quarter creating annuity income and long-term wealth over the amount of investment. (Targeted IRR of 11% to 17%).
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Gables Residential | September 18, 2021
Jetty, the financial services company on a mission to make renting a home more affordable and flexible, today announced a new partnership with Gables Residential, a leader in the management and development of multifamily apartment communities. Through the partnership, Gables will roll out Jetty's security deposit replacement solution, Jetty Deposit, across the entire Gables portfolio.
The rollout follows a rigorous selection process by Gables, which started with a competitive evaluation before transitioning to a pilot program across Gables-owned assets. Following a successful pilot, Gables will now make Jetty Deposit available across all owned and third-party managed communities. The implementation of Jetty will enable Gables to maximize protection relative to security deposits for all new leases while at the same time dramatically lowering move-in costs for new residents.
With so much uncertainty facing renters today, using hard-earned savings on a cash deposit simply doesn't make sense, Jetty Deposit offers renters the opportunity to keep more cash in their pocket while making it possible for us to improve NOI. Through the pilot program, we saw a meaningful uptick in lease conversions while significantly increasing our levels of protection.
- Greg Gasior, Senior Vice President of Operations at Gables.
Jetty works with top property managers across the country to increase lease conversion rates, reduce bad debt, and streamline operations—thereby increasing net operating income. In addition to Gables Residential, partners include Greystar, LivCor, Related, MG Properties, Cortland, Griffis Residential, and many more, representing more than two million units nationwide.
About Gables Residential
Gables Residential is an award-winning, vertically integrated, real estate company and privately held REIT specializing in the development, construction, ownership, acquisition, financing, and management of multifamily and mixed-use communities. Gables Residential owns, develops, and manages communities in high-growth U.S. markets such as Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Houston, South Florida, Southern California and metropolitan Washington, D.C. Gables also provides third party management services in the New York, Baltimore, Frederick, Tampa, Phoenix, Seattle, Charlotte, Central and North Florida markets.Gables manages approximately 28,000 apartment homes and approximately 275,000 square feet of retail space and has received national recognition for excellence in development, construction, management, sales, marketing, training, and benefits. These achievements reflect the impact of Gables' experienced and dedicated team members, its superior knowledge of the markets served, and its expertise in development and management.
Jetty is the financial services platform on a mission to make renting a home more affordable and flexible. Jetty's integrated suite of products helps property managers increase lease conversions, improve resident retention, reduce bad debt, and boost NOI. For renters, Jetty decreases the financial burden of moving into a new home and offers greater flexibility with how and when to pay rent.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
prnewswire | October 23, 2020
Cherre, the award-winning real estate data management platform, today announced that they are a Seventh Annual Real Estate Tech Awards winner in the data category, presented by CREtech (cretech.com), the largest event, data and content platform in the commercial real estate tech industry. This is the third consecutive year that Cherre has been a category winner, previously receiving RETAS in the AI, Geospatial and Mapping, and Information and Intelligence categories. Sponsored by JLL Technologies, the Real Estate Tech Awards are the leading international award honoring excellence in commercial real estate tech. The awards recognize the most cutting-edge companies who have played an integral role in advancing tech in the industry throughout the year.