JLL closes $58.85 million sale, $45.9 million financing of Maryland apartments

Transit-oriented multihousing community in Prince George’s County sells to Harbor Group International

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Palette at Arts District
JLL closed the $58.85 million sale and $45.9 million financing of Palette at Arts District, a 243-unit multihousing community located in the Arts District of Hyattsville, Maryland.

JLL announced today it has closed the $58.85 million sale and $45.9 million financing of Palette at Arts District, a 243-unit multihousing community located in the Arts District of Hyattsville, Maryland.

JLL marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a global real estate investment manager, and procured the buyer, Harbor Group International, LLC. In addition, JLL worked on the new owner’s behalf to arrange a 10-year, fixed-rate Fannie Mae acquisition loan. The loan will be serviced by Jones Lang LaSalle Multifamily, LLC, a Fannie Mae DUS lender.

Palette at Arts District is situated on 3.75 acres at 5501 45th Avenue within a 20-minute drive of Washington, D.C.’s CBD, a five-minute drive from Prince George’s Plaza Metro Station (Green Line) and a 10-minute walk to the Riverdale MARC train station. The property is also a short walk via the adjacent walking trail to Prince George’s County’s first Whole Foods store, which is surrounded by numerous other retail and dining options. Community amenities include a resort-style pool with lounge seating, courtyard with a fireplace and gas grills, dog park with agility stations, clubroom with pool table, indoor/outdoor cybercafé with coffee bar, state-of-the-art fitness center and conference room. Other amenities include a rooftop deck with bar, fire pit, grill and pool table offering stunning city views. The property, which was constructed in 2012, consists of a variety of studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans averaging 870 square feet and approximately 4,700 square feet of ground-floor retail.

The JLL Capital Markets team representing the seller included Walter Coker and Brian Crivella.

JLL’s Capital Markets debt placement team representing the new owner was led by Jamie Leachman.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients—whether investment advisory, debt placement, equity placement or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

Deal secured by Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP (“HFF”) prior to being acquired by JLL on July 1, 2019. Co-brokerage services provided by Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. Agency/GSE lending and loan servicing are performed by Jones Lang LaSalle Multifamily, LLC, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. Loans made or arranged in California are pursuant to a California Financing Law license.


About Harbor Group International

Harbor Group International, LLC, including its affiliates, is a private real estate and real estate related investment and management firm which controls a portfolio of worldwide assets valued at $9.7 billion. HGI is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia with offices in New York, Baltimore, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv. The company’s real estate holdings include 3.6 million square feet of commercial properties and 33,000 apartment units.

About JLL

JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 92,000 as of June 30, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.