The 2020 Quake has Tipped Senior Living’s Axis: Episode 4


Podcast Description:  Demographics, regulatory changes, and a pandemic have accelerated the arrival of the new future in senior housing. Listen to what Lloyd Jones Senior Living leaders see as the bifurcation of traditional senior housing into AL | MC luxury healthcare and the resort model for retiring boomers ages 75-85. The team also discusses how […]

The Design Charrette: Senior Housing Unfiltered Podcast Episode 3


Podcast Episode Description– New senior housing supply has resulted in increased competition, suppressed occupancy, lower lease-up velocity, and increased concessions. Now is the time to analyze the changing financial and psychographic demographics of your future new residents. Senior Housing Unfiltered analyzes these trends with Melissa Banko of Banko Designs as we discuss market-appropriate unit sizes, […]

Lloyd Jones’ Ashley Socarras named a Business Insider 2020 rising star of real estate

Ashley Socarras, executive vice president of acquisitions for Lloyd Jones LLC, was recently named a “Rising Star of Real Estate” by Business Insider. After reviewing hundreds of nominations across the U.S., the publication selected 30 commercial and residential real estate industry leaders aged 35 and under for the prestigious annual list. “These 30 young professionals […]

Disruption Must Take Place: Senior Housing Unfiltered Podcast — Episode 2


Podcast Episode Description: One of the words that easily come to mind when describing the year 2020 is “disrupted”. Our daily routines, our way of working, our communications with others, have all been disrupted in a major way. While disruption often has a negative connotation, creative minds see it as an opportunity for outdated industries […]

The No Sale Zone Podcast: Senior Housing Unfiltered — Episode 1


Podcast Episode Description: In the premiere episode of ‘Senior Housing Unfiltered’, hosts Tod Petty and Jimmy Carrion of Lloyd Jones Senior Living share their motivation for launching this new real estate podcast series and what listeners can take away from each episode. Are company vision statements truly helpful in guiding onsite team members to do […]

Multifamily Market Remains Strong as Renters Delay Homeownership

For renters, the economic uncertainty of the pandemic has meant that homeownership plans have been put on hold. According to a recent study from Yardi’s RENTCafé, due to unforeseeable nature of current events, 43% of renters report that they plan to delay homeownership for five years or longer. The survey, which ran at the end […]

Lloyd Jones Communities Nationwide Celebrate NAA’s Apartment Onsite Teams Day

On August 12, 2020, Lloyd Jones Multifamily Management communities across the country celebrated Apartment Onsite Teams Day. The holiday, created by the National Apartment Association (NAA), was designed to honor the dedication and sacrifice that property management teams have made to keep our communities running smoothly and our residents safe during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Lloyd Jones Senior Living Leaders Share Optimism for Senior Housing as Strong Investment

Chris Finlay, Founder, Chairman of Lloyd Jones, LLC, and Tod Petty, Executive Vice President of Lloyd Jones Senior Living, recently presented a webinar to members of FLAIA, an open access platform of alternative investments for institutions, wealth advisors, family offices, RIAs, and accredited investors. Finlay, who has led the firm through four decades of economic […]

Lloyd Jones Founder Offers Insight on Active Adult Lifestyle

Lloyd Jones Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Chris Finlay, was a featured speaker at the “Outlook on Active Adult from the C-Suite” panel during Senior Housing News’ Active Adult Virtual Summit (July 15, 2020). Here are the key takeaways from his talk: Finlay believes that an all-rental model holds untapped potential for developers and residents. As […]

Active Adult Trailblazers Refine Their Models To Seize Massive Market Opportunity

Senior Housing News By Chuck Sudo | July 15, 2020 Trailblazers in the active adult space have their sights set on capturing multiple consumer segments for the product. One possible scenario involves building a continuum within the active adult sector where residents can transition from single family cottages to apartments, en route to an eventual transition to […]

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Compassion in Action: Lloyd Jones Communities Give Back

The Lloyd Jones’ property management teams’ core values are Passion, Compassion, and Optimism. Careers in property management require a servant’s heart, as our role is to provide quality housing to all our residents. Volunteering is just one way our staff shows their compassion for others, and we love hearing stories of our onsite teams taking […]

Multifamily Investment Firm Acquires Ventura Pointe Luxury Apartment Community in South Florida

MIAMI, FL – Lloyd Jones, a multifamily investment firm based in Miami, has purchased the luxury Pembroke Pines property, Ventura Pointe. The 206-unit apartment community, built in 2018, has a state-of-the-art gym, clubhouse, pool, pet park, and outdoor recreation area. Furthermore, it is adjacent to the 301-bed Memorial Hospital Pembroke and has excellent access to nearby […]

Lloyd Jones Invests $100,000 in Shelters to Shutters’ Private Industry Solution to Combat Homelessness

VIENNA, Va. – April 2, 2019 –Shelters to Shutters(S2S), a national non-profit that transitions individuals and families from homelessness to economic self-sufficiency, today announced a $100,000 donation from Miami, Fla.-based Lloyd Jones LLC, a real estate investment, development, and management firm specializing in multifamily and senior housing throughout Florida, Texas and the Southeast. “The majority […]

What Do Asset Managers Want from Property Managers?


In a competitive, fast-changing environment, meeting client expectations calls for unprecedented sophistication about business strategy, finance and other areas. Experts, including Lloyd Jones’ Principal Christopher Finlay, name five key areas to focus on.

Multifamily Developer Lloyd Jones Launches Aviva 55 Senior Living Brand


Lloyd Jones is a real estate investment, development and management platform that has operated in the multifamily space since the 1980s, doing more than $750 million in projects in total. Now, the Miami-based firm is pursuing a senior living pipeline, developing “independent living-light” properties under the Aviva 55 brand. “In general, what we feel is […]

Is Declining Occupancy Affecting the Senior Housing Market?

Chris Finlay, CEO of Lloyd Jones LLC, shares his view on trends in elderly housing investment, the firm’s strategy and future plans. He also predicts how technology will impact the sector. by Beata Lorincz Lloyd Jones LLC is a real estate investment, development and management firm that specializes in multifamily and senior housing throughout Florida, […]

Inside the Deal: Lloyd Jones Capital’s Expanding Workforce Housing Portfolio

Lloyd Jones Capital’s purchase of The Westcott Apartments marked its second purchase in the market in less than a year. The Miami-based real-estate private equity firm paid $57.8 million for the 444-unit garden-style apartment complex in Tallahassee, Fla., expanding its footprint in multifamily assets located primarily in Florida, Texas and the Southeast. Lloyd Jones, which […]

Miami-based firm uses Freddie Mac loan to buy Fort Myers rentals for $55M

Lloyd Jones Capital got a $38.2 million loan to finance its acquisition of the 397-unit apartment complex Miami-based Lloyd Jones Capital bought a 397-unit apartment complex in Fort Myers for $55 million, or about $138,000 per unit. Lloyd Jones financed its acquisition of the apartment complex with a $38.2 million loan secured by the South […]

Pair of Fort Myers, Estero apartments fetch $100 million in sales

Fountains at Forestwood, Coastal Village trade hands in recent deals A pair of recent apartment sales in Estero and Fort Myers have generated nearly $100 million in proceeds, according to Lee County property records. Miami-based Lloyd Jones Capital acquired the Fountains at Forestwood community in Fort Myers for $55 million, adding to its portfolio of […]

Miami firm acquires Tallahassee rental complex for $57.8M

The Westcott Apartments in Tallahassee (Credit Lloyd Jones Capital, a Miami-based private equity firm, acquired a recently renovated apartment complex in Tallahassee for $57.8 million. Lloyd Jones’ per-unit cost was about $120,000 for the 444-unit complex at 3909 Reserve Drive in Tallahassee, located five miles from the Capitol Building. The rental complex, called The Westcott […]

Miami firm acquires Westcott Apartments for $57.8M

Lloyd Jones Capital, a private equity firm based in Miami, acquired Westcott Apartments for $57.8 million. Lloyd Jones Capital website. Miami-based private equity firm Lloyd Jones Capital purchased Westcott Apartments near Tom Brown Park for $57.8 million. Built in 2000 off Conner Boulevard, the apartment complex has 444 units ranging from one to three bedrooms. It also […]

Miami firm pays $40.8 million for Jacksonville apartment complex

Deerwood Park apartments in Jacksonville A Miami firm acquired a 15-year-old apartment complex in Jacksonville for $40.8 million, the Jacksonville Times-Union newspaper. Lloyd Jones Capital, a Miami-based rental property investment firm, acquired the 282-unit Deerwood Park complex for about $145,000 per apartment. A spokeswoman for Lloyd Jones Capital told the Times-Union that the firm plans […]

Lloyd Jones Capital buys Texas apartment property

Lloyd Jones Capital has acquired Seabrook, Texas-based Regatta Bay Apartments. The seller was FRBH Regatta Bay LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. Finlay Management, the operations group at Lloyd Jones Capital, will serve as the property manager. PRESS RELEASE MIAMI, Fla. – Lloyd Jones Capital, a Miami-based multifamily investment firm, has purchased the Regatta Bay Apartments from FRBH Regatta […]

Chris Finlay Reflects on His Journey From Airline Pilot to Real Estate Investor

Real estate investor Chris Finlay got his start as a commercial airline pilot. His firm looks for deals in the $20 million to $50 million range, renovating buildings and expecting at least a 20 percent return on the improvements. He also leads Jacksonville-based company Finlay Management, which manages the properties.

Lloyd Jones Capital Expands Into NYC

Lloyd Jones Capital has opened an office here and has brought on two managing directors to oversee the local effort. The Miami-based, private equity real estate firm, which specializes in the multifamily sector, has hired Stephanie O’Mara and Steven Druth.

Skip The Flip in Multifamily Real Estate

Historically, multifamily investment has been about long-term, cash-flow returns. However, in recent years, as the industry caught the eye of private equity, the emphasis turned to a property’s IRR or Internal Rate of Return.

Multifamily Investments Less Risk, Higher Yields

As global interest rates plunge and bank yields continue to decline, investors are looking to multifamily assets for greater returns. Lloyd Jones Capital CEO Chris Finlay tells Bisnow that a direct multifamily investment can earn up to 8% in returns with minimal downside risk—a plus considering recent financial market volatility amidst the Brexit fallout.

Apartments draw investors from afar

Out-of-state investment groups continued their interest in Orlando’s multi-family housing with recent purchases that include:

Florida Hospital Health Village apartments, complexes near OIA sell for nearly $80M

Three Orlando apartment complexes — including one that just debuted in late 2014 — sold to investors from the nation’s East and West coasts. An affiliate of Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment firm Passco Cos. LLC spent nearly $55 million to buy one of Central Florida’s first new transit-oriented developments, The Ivy Residences at Health Village, Orange County records showed.

Can Apt. Supply Meet The Coming Demand?

CAMBRIDGE, MA—Harvard University’s annual study of rental housing was on the industry’s radar again this past week, as Lloyd Jones Capital CEO Chris Finlay sent out an open letter via email, summarizing his impressions of the study. Originally published this past December, the study from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies notes that renter households now number nearly 43 million out of 116 million US households.

Affordable housing crisis: can the housing supply meet the demand?

Lloyd Jones Capital CEO Chris Finlay sent out an open letter last week responding to Harvard University’s annual study of rental housing. According to the study, renters account for 43 million out of 116 million total US households, raising concerns supply won’t meet demand.

Lloyd Jones Capital Purchases 432-Unit St. Petersburg Apartment Community


MIAMI, Fla. — Lloyd Jones Capital, a private equity multifamily real estate firm headquartered in Miami, Fla., has closed on Palmway Village, a 432-unit apartment complex in St. Petersburg, Fla. The property is located at 411 77th Ave North and consists of 12 apartment buildings, two pools, a fitness center and a library, spread across 15 […]

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. […]

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.

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 […]

Lloyd Jones Capital Expands Reach into Latin America


MIAMI, Fla. — Lloyd Jones Capital, a private, multifamily real estate investment firm headquartered in Miami, is expanding its reach with the addition of a Director of Investor Relations, Latin America. Carlos A. Rincon joins the Miami office in this new role that is designed to better service clients in Latin America. Rincon, who hails […]

Multifamily Veteran Launches Lloyd Jones Capital, a Private Real Estate Investment Firm


MIAMI, Fla. — Chris Finlay, long-time multifamily real estate investor, developer, and manager, has launched Lloyd Jones Capital, a new private multifamily real estate investment firm. This new entity will acquire and improve carefully targeted multifamily real estate on behalf of institutional partners, private investors and its own principles. A prominent player in the real estate […]