Electra Capital recently closed seven transactions in the first quarter, four bridge loans totaling $125 million and three preferred equity investments totaling $23 million. The properties encompassed 1,770 units and represented $245 million of overall value. The significant activity highlights the surging multifamily market that illustrates the continued need for debt and equity, and creative financing structures.
“Investors continue to find attractive opportunities in the multifamily space while staying cognizant of pricing, which has increased across the sector,” said Samuel J. Greenblatt, CEO of Electra Capital. “Competition across the Sunbelt is high, but we can provide the financing necessary for investors to lock in deals.”
Electra continues to focus on partnering with multifamily operators across the Sunbelt. The transactions represent solid workforce housing across key investment markets for Electra including Arizona, Florida and Texas:
Waterford Grove Apartments, a 552-unit multifamily property in Houston. Electra Capital originated a $69 million bridge loan for the acquisition of this property.
St. Johns Plantation, a 400-unit apartment property in Jacksonville, FL, which was acquired for $64 million. Electra provided $14 million of preferred equity.
Banyan Palms Apartments, a 324-unit property in Houston. Electra Capital originated a $23 million bridge loan for the acquisition of the asset.
Aspenwood Apartments, a 211-unit property in Houston. Electra Capital originated an $18 million bridge loan for the acquisition of the property.
Buffalo Springs Apartments, a 411-unit asset in Amarillo, TX. Electra Capital originated a $16 million bridge loan for the acquisition of the asset.
Oakwood Apartments a 112-unit multifamily asset in Sarasota, FL. Electra Capital provided $6.5 million of preferred equity for the acquisition of the property.
Pointe Vista Apartments, a 160-unit property in Phoenix. Electra Capital provided $3 million in preferred equity for the acquisition of the property.
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.