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Core Spaces has purchased the ULake student housing community near USF in Tampa for $38.8 million.

Rittenhouse Kicks off FL Operations with $39M Sale of Student Housing by USF

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors, a member of GREA, has sold ULake near the University of South Florida in Tampa for $38.8 million. The sale of the 300 unit/401 bed student housing property marks the launch of RRA/GREA’s operations in FL.

The property was marketed on behalf of FPA Multifamily and sold to Core Spaces.

“USF is one the best performing student housing markets in the country, with strong year over year rent growth and high pre-leasing velocity,” said Douglas Sitt, RRA/GREA’s student housing specialist. “Large tier-1 universities in growth states are becoming the most competitive student housing investment markets in the US.”

ULake is approximately one mile from USF’s Tampa campus, on a bus route that takes students to and from campus. The property recently underwent renovations and offers students furnished or unfurnished units, on-site parking, three resort-style pools, pet friendly units with an on-site dog park, a fitness center and volleyball courts.


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