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Elgin Medical Condo Deconversion Trades to PE Firm

Fletcher Drive Medical Center in Elgin, IL, which formerly housed 10 medical office condominiums individually owned by various physician groups, has traded to California-based private equity real estate investor IRA Capital. Terms were not disclosed. At closing, IRA collapsed the condo association and converted the asset to a standard multi-tenant medical office building, fully leased to the physician groups.

Prior to the sale, Cushman & Wakefield’s Gino Lollio and Scott Niedergang persuaded the condo association to pursue a portfolio sale. “By agreeing to pursue a sale together, the condo owners at Fletcher Drive Medical Center were able to realize a pricing premium,” said Niedergang. “The buyer pool for this asset in its entirety is much larger than a one-off medical office condo sale.”

Amer Kasm, IRA principal and co-founder, said his firm was attracted to the property primarily due to “its synergistic mix of successful medical practices.”


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