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Balfour Beatty Communities, a national residential real estate investment and management company responsible for the ownership and operation of more than $6 billion in multifamily assets, today announced the acquisition of three apartment communities located in the Atlanta, Georgia suburbs, totaling 882 units and encompassing 91 acres. The ‘Evergreen Portfolio’ properties were acquired as part of a joint venture with Torchlight Investors.
With the acquisition, Balfour Beatty Communities expands its Georgia footprint to ten properties and more than 6,500 units. The well-positioned Evergreen Portfolio apartments serve the Atlanta metropolitan area’s vibrant southwest suburbs with close proximity to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
"The Evergreen Portfolio acquisition reflects our ongoing strategy to grow and diversify our portfolio in high-growth U.S. Sun Belt markets,” said Chris Williams, president of Balfour Beatty Communities. “With demand on the rise stemming from the area’s steady job growth, we are excited about the potential for these properties and look forward to bringing improvements in both quality and service to residents."
“We are excited about this acquisition as we believe it is positioned to benefit from positive growth trends in the Atlanta suburbs and from a well-designed capital improvement plan to be implemented by our experienced partner” said Henry Gom, senior vice president of Torchlight Investors.
Balfour Beatty Communities will self-perform property management services through its Multifamily Division and will invest in a series of capital improvements to the properties, including both interior and exterior upgrades.