REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
Staley Point Capital | May 05, 2021
Staley Point Capital ("Staley Point"), a value-add investor focusing on commercial assets in Southern California, and Bain Capital Real Estate, Bain Capital's real estate investing division, announced today the off-market purchase of a 100,000 square-foot industrial property in Brea, California, for approximately $21 million.
"Given the supply barriers to entry and the solid demographics, we hope that this is only the first of many transactions in Orange County," said Eric Staley, Managing Director of Staley Point. "By providing closing assurance on a short timeline, we were able to differentiate ourselves as a buyer."
The property is located at 331 Cliffwood in North Orange County, with easy access to the rest of the county via the 57 freeway. The asset has a clear height of 22 feet, four dock-high positions, and is completely leased for five years.
This is the fourth sale done by Staley Point and Bain Capital Real Estate. It comes on the back of the newly announced acquisition of a 58,000 square-foot industrial property in Santa Fe Springs, as well as the purchasing of Freeway Point, an 83,000 square-foot industrial property, and a land site in the San Fernando Valley.
"This investment represents both our partnership's continued success and our emphasis on investing locally in industrial properties with solid underlying growth fundamentals," said Andrew Terris, Managing Director at Bain Capital Real Estate. "We established North County as an appealing and high-performing submarket, and we look forward to capitalizing on additional prospects in the area that fit with our thematic and value-added investment strategy."
Staley Point Capital and Bain Capital Real Estate have formed a joint venture to reposition and redevelop existing infill industrial sites near dense urban centers, mainly in Southern California.
Staley Point Capital's legal counsel on the deal was Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Pacific Partners advised both the buyer and the seller, while JLL Capital Markets will handle the loan financing.
About Staley Point Capital
Staley Point Capital is a real estate investment company headquartered in Los Angeles. Kevin Staley founded the firm in 2019 to acquire value-add and opportunistic real estate investments, mainly in the industrial sector. Notable Southern California assets have included The Citadel in Commerce, Magellan Gateway in El Monte, and Magellan Storage, a self-storage portfolio.
About Bain Capital Real Estate
Bain Capital Real Estate was established in 2018 and invests in often difficult-to-access markets that are supported by long-term structural developments that fuel long-term demand growth for real estate assets and services. Since 2010 (previously as a member of Harvard Management Company), the Bain Capital Real Estate team has been executing its plan, investing over $4.5 billion in over 440 assets across various industries. Bain Capital Real Estate focuses on small to mid-sized assets, where the team leverages its extensive market knowledge to accelerate impact and drive operational improvements. Bain Capital Real Estate's strategy is consistent with the value-added investing model pioneered by Bain Capital, and it leverages the firm's global platform and vast expertise across asset classes to further strengthen its knowledge and sourcing capabilities.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Lloyds Auctioneers & Valuers Pty Ltd | October 11, 2021
The innovative online auction house is proving to be a disruptor in yet another market, with the combination of properties starting at just $1, a gazump-free guarantee and accepting all forms of payment including cryptocurrency, Lloyds is challenging the traditional real estate model.
Throughout COVID lockdowns this veteran auction house has used high quality audio/visual walkthroughs of each property along with millions of items sold, to morph itself over the last 5 years into a digital disruptor of over a dozen different verticals including art, classic cars, diamonds, NFT's and earthmoving machinery.
The Lloyds Auctions platform operates with a combination of live on-site bidding, online bidding, phone bidding and absentee bidding that all simultaneously combine to create the same live auction experience, and for bidders unable to attend physically Lloyds live streams a multi-camera simulcast production worldwide.
The use of cryptocurrency as a payment method is becoming more commonly used for purchases as confidence surrounding cryptocurrency gets stronger. This opens up our platform to a whole new audience who otherwise might not have been interested in purchasing property, This is an online auction first and we are extremely excited to offer this new technology to our ever growing worldwide clientele base expanding our company into a new division in a way that no other auction house has done before.
- Lee Hames, Chief Operating Officer for Lloyds Auctioneers and Valuers.
The first online property auctions were launched 3 days ago with millions of dollars of bids already received it looks like bidders are more than comfortable with this new online real estate model.
prnewswire | September 28, 2020
Signature Property Group, a real estate development firm that has been devoted to constructing quality apartment communities throughout North Carolina for over three decades, and Bell Partners, one of the nation's leading apartment investment and management companies, this week announced that Bell Partners will become the manager for eight of Signature's current properties in North Carolina as well as for future Signature developments. Signature's portfolio currently includes over 2,400 units across its properties in Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte, with an additional 1,200 units in the company's development pipeline.