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Franklin Street Closes $3.4M Multifamily Sale in Jacksonville

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Franklin Street’s North Florida office brokered the sale of Casa Grande Apartments, a 59-unit rental community.

Franklin Street’s North Florida office brokered the sale of Casa Grande Apartments, a 59-unit rental community in Jacksonville, Fla.  The property is located on 6455 San Juan Avenue in Jacksonville’s Hyde Grove neighborhood.  The purchase price of $3,414,000, or $57,864 per unit, represents the highest price per unit  for a 1960s-era multifamily property of less than 100 units sold in the Jacksonville market.

Franklin Street’s Jim Reed, director of multifamily investment sales,  brokered the sale on behalf of the sellers, a California-based real estate investment group, with the assistance of St. Johns Properties of Jacksonville, which will be managing the property for the buyer. The buyer is a consortium of investors led by Rama Krishna of Cupertino, Calif., who have acquired a total of 130 apartment units in Jacksonville this year. Franklin Street’s Lonnie Kitchen provided insurance services for the asset. Agency financing was provided through the Atlanta office of CBRE.

“Casa Grande is a real gem on the west side of Jacksonville, having been expertly maintained with no deferred maintenance of any kind,” said Reed.  “The asset is well positioned to provide years of successful operations to the buyers.  The price is truly indicative of the level of investor interest in the Jacksonville market.”

The property has been enhanced with over $100,000 in capital improvements completed over the last two years.  Casa Grande has six two-story buildings of concrete block construction and features a pool and coin laundry.  Casa Grande is conveniently located on San Juan Avenue between Jammes Road and Lane Avenue with easy access to I-295 and I-10.

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