HOUSTON — Newmark has arranged the sale and financing of Stone Brook, a garden-style community in the Houston suburb of Baytown. Built in 2000, Stone Brook offers 376 units in one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts. Amenities include a pool, playground, dog park, gated access and covered parking.
Zach Springer of Newmark Multifamily Capital Markets represented the seller, Knightvest Capital. Tip Strickland of Newmark’s debt, equity and structured finance team arranged the 10-year permanent fixed-rate loan on behalf of the buyer, Bluebird. The financing was secured through Freddie Mac at a loan-to-value ratio above 80 percent, with seven years of interest-only.