Entries by Melissa Hansen

What Does 2015 Tell Us About 2016?

In reviewing 2015, I am reminded of the issues that dominated multifamily investment discussion. Let’s start with the funds. Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest alternative-asset manager, has collected $15.8 billion for its global real estate fund. As of June, 2015, it was overseeing $93 billion in real estate assets. Goldman Sachs is oversubscribed for […]

Lloyd Jones Capital Acquires Two Texas Apartment Communities

Miami, Fla. – Lloyd Jones Capital, a private equity multifamily real estate firm headquartered in Miami, Fla., has acquired the Carol Oaks and the Villa Oaks apartment communities in Fort Worth and Houston, respectively. Both are considered exceptional value-add opportunities which the company anticipates improving and rebranding in order to enhance the asset value. Says Chris […]


Lloyd Jones Capital, Multifamily Real Estate Investment Firm, Opens New Office Location in Orlando

Miami, Fla. – Lloyd Jones Capital, a private equity multifamily real estate firm, has opened an office in Orlando to cover the Orlando/Central Florida market at 941 West Morse Blvd., Winter Park, Fla. 32789. This is the firm’s fifth Florida office. In addition to the Miami headquarters, locations now include Weston/Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville. […]

Does the Stock Market Scare You?

Last week’s stock market roller coaster ride serves as a good reminder of why it is so important to maintain a diversified investment portfolio. What impact did it have on investment real estate? Absolutely none. This is why income-producing multifamily real estate makes sense for a portion of your investment portfolio. Real estate does not fluctuate with […]

Risks Grow for Slow but Steady U.S. Expansion

The U.S. has been the tortoise in a global race for economic growth, plodding out a slow but steady expansion while China signals exhaustion and the rest of the world wobbles. Now, market turmoil and China’s troubles threaten to undermine the already unspectacular U.S. outlook.

Millennials: Here They Come… And They Will Need Housing

A recent Miami Herald article, written by Ricardo Mor, pointed out that there are 83.1 million Millennials and a whopping 30 percent of them live at home with their families. This is an incredible statistic, especially for investors considering investing in multifamily real estate. These 18-to-34-year-olds are historically our apartment dwellers, taking their first steps toward […]


Multifamily Real Estate Investment Firm Acquires Fort Worth Apartment Community

Miami, Fla. — Lloyd Jones Capital, a private, multifamily real estate investment firm, has purchased the Carol Oaks Apartments in Fort Worth, TX. The firm plans to upgrade and rebrand the 224-unit community located at 7412 Ederville Road. According to the company, this location is one mile from Interstates 30 and 820 and provides easy access to Downtown […]

This is Not the Time to Be Aggressive With Real Estate Investments

Lloyd Jones Capital recently bid on a small $6 million apartment community in a tertiary market. The property was bank-owned and obviously distressed. It needed extensive renovation. Furthermore, its occupancy had been a very low 85% over the past twelve months, despite having third-party, professional management in place. This was, indeed a troubled property. Guess […]