LAVON, TEXAS — ONM Living has broken ground on The Cottages at Lavon Lake, a 268-unit build to rent community in the Dallas suburb of Lavon. The property is situated near the 1,500-acre Elevon master plan development in eastern Collin County. The complex will offer studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts ranging from 340 to 1,230 square feet in size. After the completion of land development, vertical construction is expected to begin in May 2025. The first move-ins are slated for early 2026, with full completion in January 2027.
BETHESDA, MD. — Walker & Dunlop has added three new employees to its Midwest Investment Sales team in Bethesda. Steve LaMotte and Dane Wilson joined the firm as managing directors, while Ross Wettersten joined as an associate director. The new team joins Walker & Dunlop with over 50 years of combined experience. The team will represent institutional and private clients across the Midwest, specializing in the valuation and disposition of multifamily properties.
DENVER — JLL Capital Markets has added Managing Director Wick Kirby to the firm’s Denver institutional multifamily team. In this role, Kirby will oversee multifamily investment sales advisory transactions throughout the Denver metropolitan area. He will work alongside Jordan Robbins and Alex Possick and will report to the Denver capital markets office heads, Senior Manging Directors Peter Merrion and Leon McBroom. Kirby previously served out of JLL’s Chicago office for 15 years. He received a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree from DePaul University. He is also …
Reynolds Asset Management, Newport Capital Advisors Purchase Two Properties in Texarkana, Texas, for $23 Million
TEXARKANA, TEXAS — A joint venture between Reynolds Asset Management and Newport Capital Advisors has purchased two communities totaling 360 units in Texarkana, near the Texas-Arkansas border. The two properties were Westridge Apartments (176 units) and Park at Summerhill (184 units). The assets traded hands for $23 million. John Hamilton of Marcus & Millichap brokered the deal. Allan Edelson and Joe Tarantino of Walker & Dunlop originated an undisclosed amount of Fannie Mae acquisition financing on behalf of the joint venture, which plans to invest $3 million in capital improvements …
FCA Management Merges with Bonaventure Property Management Services to Expand Property Management Firm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. AND ALEXANDRIA, VA. — FCA Management and Bonaventure have merged to create an enhanced third-party property management firm and platform. FCA Management is a third-party property management firm, which is based in Charlotte and serves clients in the southeast and mid-Atlantic. Bonaventure is an asset management firm with a focus on investment, development and construction in the southeast and mid-Atlantic. As part of the agreement, Bonaventure’s Property Management Services will become part of FCA Management, which will manage all current and future Bonaventure market-rate communities. The combined platform …
TUCSON, ARIZ. — Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR has negotiated the sale of Wasko Modern Apartments, a community located at 2302 E. Fort Lowell Road in Tucson. Wasko Modern LLC sold the asset to 2302 East Fort Lowell Owner LLC to $6.1 million. Allan Mendelsberg and Joey Martinez of Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR represented both parties in the deal. The investment property comprises 38 units across 30,280 square feet.
Community Housing Opportunities Corp. Opens $36 Million Affordable Housing Project in Palm Springs, California
PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. — Community Housing Opportunities Corp. has opened Monarch Apartment Homes, a 60-unit affordable housing complex in Palm Springs. The $36 million development is situated on a 3.6-acre site. Monarch Apartment Homes is affordable to tenants earning between 30 and 60 percent of the area median income. Amenities include a splash pad, barbeque areas, in-unit laundry facilities, a community room and walking paths. The project was designed by Maria Song, AIA, LEED & AP.
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Muskin | Elam Group has arranged the sale of Mint House at The Hatchery, a 30-unit community located at 49 Navasota Street, just southeast of downtown Austin. Daniel Elam and Lyles Carter of Muskin | Elam Group represented the undisclosed seller in the off-market transaction. Vista Bank provided acquisition financing on behalf of the buyer, Resolute Capital. The seller was operating the property as a short-term rental facility at the time of the sale.
WILMER, TEXAS — Asset Living has been awarded management of Marketplace at Liberty Crossing, a 318-unit affordable housing development in the Dallas suburb of Wilmer. The project is the second phase of the development of the Liberty Crossing Master Planned Community. Marketplace at Liberty Crossing will offer one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units. The property will also include ground-floor retail space. A construction timeline and income restrictions for the community were not disclosed.
MIAMI — Greystone Commercial Capital has provided $419.6 million to refinance Panorama Tower, an 85-story mixed-use complex in Miami. The financing package consists of $85 million in agency-compliant subordinate debt and a $334.6 million Freddie Mac Optigo senior loan funded by Greystone Servicing Co. LLC. The loan carries a five-year term and 35-year amortization. Panorama Tower offers 821 units. The property also includes 112,731 square feet of Class A office space, 25,219 square feet of retail space, a 2,000-space private parking garage and an attached 19-story, 208-room Hyatt Centric Hotel.