Electra Capital Originates Nearly $150 Million of Financing on Seven Multifamily Deals Across the Sunbelt

The firm originated $148 million in preferred equity and bridge loan financing during the quarter with momentum carrying into Q2

Lake Park, Fla. (May 5, 2021) – Electra Capital, a boutique lender specializing in capital solutions for the multifamily industry, announces it has closed seven transactions in the first quarter, four bridge loans totaling $125 million and three preferred equity investments totaling $23 million. The properties encompassed 1,770 units and represented $245 million of overall value.  The significant Q1 activity highlights the surging multifamily market that illustrates the continued need for debt and equity and creative financing structures.

“Investors continue to find attractive opportunities in the multifamily space while staying cognizant of pricing which has increased across the sector” said Samuel J. Greenblatt, CEO of Electra Capital. “Electra can structure creatively and fund quickly while maximizing proceeds, helping make deals work for multifamily investors. Competition across the Sunbelt is high, but we can provide the financing necessary for investors to lock in deals.”

Electra continues to focus on partnering with high quality multifamily operators across the Sunbelt. The transactions represent solid workforce housing across key investment markets for Electra including Arizona, Florida and Texas. 

The properties closed by Electra Capital include:

  • Johns Plantation, a 400-unit apartment property located in Jacksonville, FL which was acquired for $64 million. Electra provided $14 million of preferred equity.
  • Waterford Grove Apartments, a 552-unit multifamily property located in Houston. Electra Capital originated a $69 million bridge loan for the acquisition of this property.
  • Pointe Vista Apartments, a 160-unit property in Phoenix, Arizona. Electra Capital provided $3 million in preferred equity for the acquisition of the property.
  • Buffalo Springs Apartments, a 411-unit asset in Amarillo, Texas. Electra Capital originated a $16 million bridge loan for the acquisition of the asset.
  • Aspenwood Apartments, a 211-unit property in Houston, Texas. Electra Capital originated an $18 million bridge loan for the acquisition of the property.
  • Banyan Palms Apartments, a 324-unit property in Houston. Electra Capital originated a $23 million bridge loan for the acquisition of the asset.
  • Oakwood Apartments a 112-unit multifamily asset located in Sarasota, Florida. Electra Capital provided $6.5 million of preferred equity for the acquisition of the property.