Urban Investment Partners (UIP) has acquired Walker House, a 212-unit mid-rise apartment building in Gaithersburg, MD, for $31.8 million. CBRE represented the seller, Washington REIT, which has held the property since 1996. Capital One financed the acquisition.
Howard University is partnering with Urban Investment Partners and Neighborhood Development Corporation to redevelop two former dormitories into residential apartments. The partnership will renovate and convert the two structures into 162 modern rental apartments. Located in the LeDroit Park neighborhood of Washington, DC, George Washington Carver Hall (211 Elm Street, NW) and Lucy Diggs Slowe Hall (1919 3rd Street, NW) were built in 1942 to accommodate War Department workers. For more than 60 years, the buildings have served as student dormitories for the University.
Urban Investment Partners (UIP) has completed a two-year gut renovation of a formerly vacant apartment building originally developed by iconic Washington, DC real estate entrepreneur Harry Wardman in Columbia Heights. Isabella now offers 38 modern apartments that are now 65 percent leased.
Urban Investment Partners (UIP) and Criterion Holdings have acquired two Maryland apartment communities with a total of 385 units – Laurel Pines in Laurel and Country Club in Glen Burnie – for $39,340,000. An affiliate of New York City-based Starr International Company provided equity and is a limited partner in the new ownership group. The seller, represented by CBRE Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Investment Sales Team, was a partnership between Boston-based Intercontinental Real Estate and Sawyer Realty Holdings.