ATLANTA, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) ("PAC" or the "Company") today announced that it acquired The Bloc, a newly constructed 140-unit, 556-bed, student housing community serving Texas Tech University in the highly desirable Overton District of Lubbock, Texas. PAC acquired this asset through its wholly-owned subsidiary Preferred Campus Communities, LLC ("PCC").
"We remain focused on our multifamily community operations, including our student housing subsidiary," said Daniel M. DuPree, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Mr. DuPree added, "This acquisition increases the size of the PCC portfolio to seven student housing communities across four states." Paul Cullen, Chief Executive Officer of PCC, added, "The Bloc is one of Texas Tech's premier and newest student housing locations offering both three and four bedroom apartment homes with townhome and traditional garden flat options. The community features the only rooftop lounge in Lubbock, a resort style pool with cabanas, a 24-hour fitness center and resident study rooms."
The Company financed the acquisition utilizing a non-recourse first mortgage bridge loan from TH Commercial Mortgage LLC managed by Pine River Capital. The first mortgage loan is approximately $29.0 million, bears interest at a floating rate of 355 basis points over the 30-day LIBOR and has an interest only three-year term. There are no loan guaranties provided by PAC or our operating partnership.
About Preferred Campus Communities, LLC
Preferred Campus Communities, LLC is a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. PCC was formed to acquire off-campus student housing communities in select targeted markets with growing enrollments throughout the United States.
About Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc.
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. is a Maryland corporation formed primarily to acquire and operate multifamily properties in select targeted markets throughout the United States. As part of our business strategy, we may enter into forward purchase contracts or purchase options for to-be-built multifamily communities and we may make real estate related loans, provide deposit arrangements, or provide performance assurances, as may be necessary or appropriate, in connection with the development of multifamily communities and other properties. As a secondary strategy, we may acquire or originate senior mortgage loans, subordinate loans or real estate loans secured by interests in multifamily properties, membership or partnership interests in multifamily properties and other multifamily related assets and invest a lesser portion of our assets in other real estate related investments, including other income-producing property types, senior mortgage loans, subordinate loans or real estate loans secured by interests in other income-producing property types, membership or partnership interests in other income-producing property types as determined by our manager as appropriate for us. At March 31, 2018, the Company was the approximate 97.3% owner of Preferred Apartment Communities Operating Partnership, L.P., the Company's operating partnership. Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, commencing with its tax year ended December 31, 2011. Learn more at www.pacapts.com.
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