Miami firm acquires Tallahassee rental complex for $57.8M

The Westcott Apartments in Tallahassee (Credit Rent.com) 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]