JLL closes sale of suburban Portland apartments

Avana Orenco Station near Intel campus in Hillsboro acquired by Jackson Square Properties

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JLL announced today that it has closed the sale of Avana Orenco Station, a 264-unit, garden-style multihousing community in Hillsboro, Oregon.

JLL marketed the property on behalf of Greystar and procured the buyer, Jackson Square Properties. The property was acquired free and clear of existing financing.

Avana Orenco Station is located at 6710 NE Vinings Way less than half of a mile south of the Intel campus, which is home to 20,000 local jobs, and within walking distance to the MAX Light Rail Blue Line, which provides access into downtown Portland, downtown Hillsboro and other employment centers throughout the MSA. With direct frontage along NE Cornell Road, the property also provides residents convenient access to retailers at Orenco Station as well as New Seasons Market, Whole Foods and Costco.

The community consists of 12 residential buildings comprising a mix of 156 one-bedroom, 100 two-bedroom and eight three-bedroom floor plans averaging 925 square feet. Unit features include quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, plank flooring in the living spaces, nine-foot ceilings and full-size washers and dryers. Common area amenities include a swimming pool and spa, grilling areas, firepit, gazebo, fitness center, community lounge with Wi-Fi and pool table, business center and dog park.

The JLL Capital Markets team representing the seller was led by Senior Managing Director Ira Virden, an Oregon-licensed real estate salesperson, and Senior Director Carrie Kahn.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients—whether investment advisory, debt placement, equity placement or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

Deal secured by Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP (“HFF”) prior to being acquired by JLL on July 1, 2019. Co-brokerage services provided by Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.


About Greystar

Greystar is a leading, fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment management, development and management of rental housing properties globally. Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, Greystar manages and operates an estimated $115 billion of real estate in over 180 markets globally including offices throughout the United States, UK, Continental Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. Greystar is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, managing approximately 500,000 units/beds, and has a robust institutional investment management platform with over $32 billion of assets under management, including $12 billion of assets under development. Greystar was founded by Bob Faith in 1993 with the intent to become a provider of world-class service in the rental residential real estate business.

About Jackson Square Properties

Jackson Square Properties is a private real estate investment company located in the San Francisco Bay Area that specializes solely in the purchase and ownership of multifamily apartment communities. Founded in 2004, Jackson Square Properties has expanded over the years to own a diverse pool of multifamily assets totaling more than 70 communities with 20,000 units in nine states and a value of more than $3.8 billion.

About JLL

JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 92,000 as of June 30, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.