The Dylan, a 208-unit apartment complex in Oceanside, recently sold to 550 Los Arbolitos Owner LLC for $74.1 million or $356,250 per unit. Major employment hubs including Palomar Airport District, Ocean Ranch Corporate Center and Camp Pendleton are nearby.
“Oceanside is a growing city and single-family home prices are rising to all-time highs throughout the submarket,” said Christopher J. Zorbas, executive managing director investments, Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a division of Marcus & Millichap. “The increasing disparity between monthly living expenses for renting versus owning should sustain low multifamily vacancies and place upward pressure on rental prices for the foreseeable future.”
Zorbas along with Alexander Garcia, Jr. and Tyler J. Martin of IPA represented the seller, 29th Street Capital and procured the buyer.
“With the median home price in Oceanside at approximately $650,000 and average effective apartment rent at about $1,850 a month, the monthly cost of renting is 42 percent below the cost of home ownership,” adds Garcia.
The property is accessible from California State Routes 76 and 78, and Interstate 5. Built in 1973, The Dylan’s unit mix is one-, two- and three-bedroom units.
“Previous ownership tastefully renovated approximately 50 percent of the interiors,” notes Martin. “Further upside can be realized and captured by renovating the remaining interiors and by making strategic additional upgrades to those that have already been touched-up.”
Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM.
In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.
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