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Middleburg Communities has sold Vesta Derby Oaks apartment community in Louisville, KY.

Middleburg Sells Affordable Multifam in Louisville Following Makeover

Vienna, VA-based Middleburg Communities has sold Vesta Derby Oaks, a 418-unit apartment community at 3237 Utah Avenue in Louisville, KY.

Travis Presnell, Mike Kemether and Craig Collins of Cushman & Wakefield represented Middleburg Communities the sale.

Middleburg acquired the blighted, mostly abandoned property in December 2018 and invested more than $17 million in redevelopment. The City of Louisville and Jefferson County providing financing through the Louisville CARES program, which incentivizes the development of affordable housing.

At the time Middleburg acquired it, the property was approximately 15% occupied with most of the buildings in shell or uninhabitable condition. At the time of sale, Vesta Derby Oaks was 95% leased and occupied.

“The transformation of Vesta Derby Oaks was a game-changer for the community, bringing a formerly desolate property back to life while allowing existing residents to stay and welcoming many more to the restored apartments,” said Middleburg Communities VP of asset management Michael Bediones.


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About Lisa McDuffie

Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.

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