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This development will target one of the fastest growing housing segments. As households age, there is a demographic wave of people becoming empty nesters and entering the 55+ population. Increasing number of baby boomers and an increasing number of renters in this demographic equates to a secular shift in demand for age-restricted rental housing.
The Real Estate Company is an experienced developer of Active Lifestyle, senior living communities which cater to residents 55 and older. The principals have $622 million in their current portfolio with an average stabilized occupancy of 98% in their Active Adult communities.
The South Hall / North Gwinnett Market Area’s housing costs and demographics support the demand for the site. The resident base for The Chateau is expanding and getting wealthier.
Highlands Residential (the "Sponsor") was founded by Dave Loeffel, who has over 15 years of experience in development. The Sponsor represents a partnership between Dave Loeffel and Robert Lachapelle - Vice Chairman at CBRE, Tim Schrager - CEO and founder of Perennial Properties, and Aaron Goldman - President of Perennial Properties.
The Sponsor is an experienced developer of Active Lifestyle, senior living communities which cater to residents 55 and older. The Principals have $777 million in their current portfolio (Aggregate TDC of $561mm) with an average stabilized occupancy of 97%. Of this, they have $76 million in communities under development and show a realized equity multiple of 2.78x in sold development assets thus far.https://www.highlandsresidential.com
Dave Loeffel is the Founder and CEO of Highlands Residential, a development company committed to providing real estate where people make amazing memories, thrive in the present, and dream of the future. Dave holds an MBA from Emory’s Goizeuta Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is a CFA charterholder. After nearly two decades in real-estate development with over 22 communities (16 as an owner and partner) for Walton Communities, Dave knows what drives successful design. His experience has driven him to provide a product that caters to residents 55 and older. Dave wants to help define this asset class to provide communities to the empty nester clientele.
Aaron Goldman is the President and co-owner of Perennial Properties, Inc., a development, investment, and management firm focused on multi-family rental housing accompanied by retail establishments. Raised in Milwaukee, Aaron is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Real Estate Program and served on the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association Board of Trustees. Perennial’s existing portfolio is centered in Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods, including West Midtown, Virginia Highland, Morningside, Piedmont Heights, Emory, Buckhead, Inman Park, and the Old Fourth Ward. Aaron has executed successful subdivision developments, condominium conversions, and office/retail developments, comprising nearly 200 single-family home sites, 5,000 multiple dwelling units, and 200,000 square feet of commercial space.
Tim Schrager founded Perennial Properties, Inc. in 1988. This Atlanta-based real estate development and property management company started as a one-man shop, where he learned the business from the ground up, building and renovating multi-family projects in Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods. In three decades, Perennial has been responsible for the development of numerous multi-family communities as mixed-use developments in Georgia and in Florida. Tim received a B.S. degree in Real Estate Finance from the University of Southern California.
He is currently involved in several Atlanta community organizations, including the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (Past President – Board of Trustees); the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (Annual Campaign Major Gift Fundraiser); Atlanta Apartment Association (Past Chairman – Board of Directors, and 2009/2010/2012 Co-Chair of the AAA’s Annual Food-A-Thon benefiting the Atlanta Community Food Bank).
Robert LaChapelle is the Vice Chairman for CBRE's Debt and Structured Finance Group in Atlanta, Georgia. His investment in Highlands Residential is in his personal capacity and not on behalf of CBRE. Robert holds a BS in business management from Tulane University.
Robert has over 33 years of experience within the multi-family real estate industry. Robert was awarded the Coldwell Colbert Circle Award, recognizing the top three percent of commissioned salespeople worldwide in 2002, 2003, 2005, and 2008 through 2016, and has been among the top 25 producers within the entire CBRE platform.
Robert LaChapelle's investment in and association with Highlands Residential is entirely personal and has no connection with CBRE, Inc. or Robert LaChapelle's employment with CBRE.
|Property||City, State||Asset Type||Acq Date||Units or SF||Purchase Price||Current Occupancy|
|Myrtle Street Apartments, LLC||Atlanta, GA||Value Add - Multifamily||11/17/1997||32||$553,000||95%|
|Highland View Apartments||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||4/15/1998||110||$6,382,900||95%|
|Monroe Place Apartments||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||9/30/1998||241||$16,926,034||96%|
|Highland Walk Apartments||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||1/7/2002||350 + 6,000 SF retail||$29,500,000||94%|
|N. Highland Steel||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||5/2/2005||239 + 30,000 SF retail||$34,000,000||92%|
|The Telephone Factory Lofts||Atlanta, GA||Value Add - Multifamily||10/31/2013||65||$9,750,000||97%|
|The Brady Apartments||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||11/1/2013||230||$33,000,000||90%|
|The Arya on Peachtree||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi/comm/retail||6/13/2014||282 + 17,000 commercial||$91,000,000||In Lease-Up|
|755 North Apartments||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||9/1/2014||227||$28,750,000||97%|
|Ella at East Lake||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||12/19/2019||236 + 7,700 commercial||$43,300,000||In Lease-Up|
|The Legacy at Walton Lakes (55+)||Atlanta, GA||New Construction - Multi||8/21/2008||125||$15,176,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Village Ph 2 (55+)||Marietta, GA||New Construction - Multi||2/19/2010||78||$9,900,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Oaks Ph 1 (55+)||Augusta, GA||New Construction - Multi||9/30/2010||75||$9,560,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Oaks Ph 2 (55+)||Augusta, GA||New Construction - Multi||11/12/2014||62||$9,940,000||98%|
|Walton Oaks Ph 1||Augusta, GA||New Construction - Multi||11/14/2011||75||$10,323,000||98%|
|Walton Oaks Ph 2||Augusta, GA||New Construction - Multi||11/12/2013||106||$16,741,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Overlook (55+)||Acworth, GA||New Construction - Multi||6/16/2011||108||$13,258,000||98%|
|Walton Renaissance on Henderson (62+)||Marietta, GA||Sub-Rehab - Multifamily||9/1/2012||150||$20,200,000||98%|
|Legacy at Walton Heights (55+)||Marietta, GA||New Construction - Multi||8/8/2012||100||$13,535,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Mill (55+)||Hiram, GA||New Construction - Multi||12/18/2013||105||$13,962,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Park (55+)||Acworth, GA||New Construction - Multi||8/29/2014||100||$15,870,000||98%|
|Walton Ridge||Austell, GA||New Construction - Multi||8/31/2016||71||$14,000,000||98%|
|The Legacy at Walton Green (55+)||Augusta, GA||New Construction - Multi||11/15/2016||80||$14,405,000||98%|
|Walton Summit Phase 1||Gainesville, GA||New Construction - Multi||12/8/2016||84||$14,514,000||98%|
|Legacy at Walton Summit (55+)||Gainesville, GA||New Construction - Multi||10/10/2017||90||$14,816,000||98%|
|Hardy Springs by Highlands Residential||Dallas, GA||New Construction - Multi||2/16/2020||149||$28,798,000||In Lease-Up|
|The Chateau by Highlands Residential||Braselton, GA||New Construction - Multi||8/3/2021||152||$33,122,222||Under Construction|
The above bios and track record were provided by Highlands Residential and have not been independently verified by RealtyMogul.
The Chateau by Highlands will be a top quality, tangible asset that fills an unprecedented need for active adult housing. The asset, which will be delivered in 2022, is just 40 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, in the fastest growing active adult lifestyle destination in the metropolitan area. The Chateau by Highlands will provide Senior Living without the expense of medical, meals, or maids. Residents will save more than $20,000 per year compared to alternatives. This allows our community to attract a broader and deeper market which will be a slightly younger demographic: empty nesters still “on the go” who are not dependent on the community for all their social and entertainment needs.
The Chateau offers a unique living experience for younger Seniors to join a retirement community without the high cost of a full nursing staff and meal plan. The Real Estate Company will begin construction in April 2021 and complete building in December 2022 - for a total construction timeline of 20 months. Units will be delivered in phases, and preleasing will begin in March 2022 four months prior to units becoming available. Total lease up time is expected to be 24 months at a rate of 6 units per month - seeing 95% stabilization by March 2024. The asset will be sold upon stabilization at the end of year 3 for approximately $40,550,000 ($266,775 per unit) at a projected reversion cap rate of 5.50%. Lender appraisal shows an exit value of $42,300,000.
April 2021 - Construction Begins
March 2022 - Begins Pre-Leasing First Units
June 2022 - Move-in begins
December 2022 - Construction Completes
March 2024 - Asset Stabilization
April 2024 - Sale of Asset
|Architecture & Engineering||$818,000||$5,382|
|Legal and Title||$346,794||$2,282|
|Taxes and Insurance||$262,142||$1,725|
|Total Soft Costs||$2,787,982||$18,341|
|Net Interest/Lease Up Expense||$760,977||$5,006|
|Total Other Costs||$1,920,977||$12,638|
|Total Construction Hard Costs||$22,005,000||$144,770|
|Total Construction Hard Costs||$23,905,000||$157,270|
These amounts are subject to change at the discretion of the Real Estate Company.
The Project will be designed and constructed as a three-story, attached building of 152 residential units with open air breezeways and approximately 145,000 net rentable square feet. Highlands Residential has designed the building so that the exterior and interior finishes are architecturally complementary to the surrounding area. The community will have multiple amenities, inclusive of a landscaped courtyard, BBQ areas, a personal training studio, library, game room, and a shared common space to host large gatherings and community get-togethers. Each unit will range in size from approximately 750 square feet to 1,230 square feet. Each unit will have 1 or 2 bedrooms, 1 or 2 baths, and a private, covered balcony or sunroom. The amenity package, interconnected living, and social community will make an easy transition for people moving from single family homes and offer a substantial upgrade for people moving from a traditional, non age-exclusive apartment.
|Unit Type||# of Units||Avg SF/Unit||Avg Rent (Stabilized)||Avg Rent per SF|
There are several active adult communities for sale within a short driving distance of the Property, including:
- Del Webb Chateau Elan - 784 active adult homes (200 built and occupied and 120 additional homes sold)
- Cresswind at Twin Lakes - 1,300 active adult homes planned, not yet complete
- Village at Deaton Creek - 1,100 active adult homes.
The Chateau by Highlands will provide 152 rental units as an alternative to the 2,000 or more active adult for sale units currently in the market. The Chateau will benefit from the amenities that drew the active adult sale communities to the area and the amenities that have subsequently been built to target the growing active adult population.
The Chateau expects to compete against these and other independent living offerings by leveraging amenities available at nearby locations in lieu of manufacturing amenities on-site. By doing that, Highlands Residential intends to offer its customers the same experience as is available at competing sites but at a cost that will be approximately $20,000 less per year than traditional independent living.
Nearby amenities that will be available to residents of the Chateau include (i) 45 holes of golf at Chateau Elan Golf Club, (ii) 18 holes of golf at Reunion Country Club, located across the street from the Chateau, (iii) nearby Lake Lanier, metro Atlanta’s largest lake, less than 30 minutes from The Chateau, and (iv) the accommodations, spas, shops and resort activities at the Chateau Elan Resort.
Additional sale and lease comp studies performed by Highlands Residential are available under "Offering Documentation".
The Property is located in the town of Braselton, Georgia, which is in Hall County, roughly 40 miles northeast of the City of Atlanta. The surrounding area is a mix of rural and suburban neighborhoods and includes access to Lake Lanier, the largest lake in the metro Atlanta area. Lake Lanier is a reservoir lake, formed in 1956 with the completion of Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River. The lake encompasses 38,000 acres or 59 square miles of water, features 692 miles of shoreline, and the Lanier Islands and Margaritaville resorts. The lake provides swimming, boating and fishing opportunities and the shoreline features many luxurious private residences.
The market, Gainesville, is a booming economy, producing nearly 2% to 4% year over-year job growth most quarters in the 2010s, giving it solid tailwinds across the board. Hall County lies along one of Atlanta's primary paths of growth, and its populace has access not only to prominent local industries, such as poultry processing and Lake Lanier-related tourism, but also to a spectrum of jobs right down I-985 in the Atlanta metro. These attributes have led to a near doubling of the metro's population over the past 20 years, and over the next five years, the rate of growth could nearly triple that of the nation. Gainesville is that rare market where manufacturing employment still dominates the metro, with more than a fifth of jobs in the sector. Gainesville certainly caters to the small-business owner, where 93% of its companies employ fewer than 50 employees. Located about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta, the Gainesville metro is firmly in the economic orbit of one the largest economies in the South.
Per CoStar, the vacancy rate in the Oakwood/Flowery Branch Submarket has compressed substantially over the past four quarters, and at 3.8%, is slightly below the long-term average. While developers have been active in recent years, nothing has delivered over the past 12 months. Construction has started back up, and about 860 units are underway, which will substantially expand the existing inventory. Rents have increased by an impressive 5.8% over the past year, which significantly exceeds the average annual growth of 3.2% over the past decade.
Sources: ESRI Data, Axiometrics, CoStar
|Sources of Funds||$ Amount||$/Unit|
|RM Investor Equity||$5,000,000||32,895|
|Other LP Equity||$6,052,959||39,822|
|Total Sources of Funds||$30,552,959||201,006|
|Uses of Funds||$/Unit|
|Land Purchase Price||$1,939,000||12,757|
|Construction Period Interest||$368,191||2,422|
|Soft Costs (1)||$2,787,982||18,341|
|Initial Operating Deficit||$392,787||2,584|
|Total Uses of Funds||$30,552,959||201,006|
Please note that Highlands Residential's equity contribution may consist of friends and family equity and equity from funds controlled by Highlands Residential. Additionally, the numbers represented above can change prior to closing depending on many factors including, but not limited to, final loan proceeds, property condition assessments, appraisals, final closing costs, and other lender-mandated expenses.
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The expected terms of the debt financing are as follows:
- Estimated Proceeds: $19,500,000
- Estimated Annual Interest Rate (Floating): 3.0% over LIBOR
- Term: 4 years
- Interest Only: 4 years
- Operating Reserves: $200,000
There can be no assurance that a lender will provide debt on the rates and terms noted above, or at all. All rates and terms of the debt financing are subject to lender approval, including but not limited to possible increases in capital reserve requirements for funds to be held in a lender-controlled capital reserve account.
Highlands Residential intends to make distributions from GA Hall Uninco 347, LLC to GA Hall Uninco 347 Core, LLC as follows:
- To the Members, pari passu, all excess operating cash flows to an 8.0% Preferred Return to the Members;
- 70% / 30% (70% to Members / 30% to Promote) of excess cash flow to a 14.0% IRR;
- 55% / 45% (55% to Members / 45% to Promote) of excess cash flow and appreciation thereafter.
GA Hall Uninco 347 Core, LLC intends to make distributions to investors. Note that all distributions will occur after the payment of both company's liabilities (loan payments, operating expenses, and other fees as more specifically set forth in the LLC agreements, in addition to any member loans or returns due on member loan).
Distributions are at the discretion of Highlands Residential, who may decide to delay distributions for any reason, including maintenance or capital reserves.
Cash Flow Summary
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Effective Gross Revenue||$0||$577,350||$2,402,458|
|Total Operating Expenses||$10,000||$678,361||$1,028,634|
|Net Operating Income||-$10,000||-$101,011||$1,373,824|
Investor-Level Cash Flows
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Net Cash Flow||-$11,052,959||$0||$18,049,446|
Investor-Level Cash Flows - Hypothetical $50,000 Investment*
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Net Cash Flow||-$50,000||$0||$81,650|
*Returns should be net of all fees including RealtyMogul's 1.0% annual asset management fee.
Certain fees and compensation will be paid over the life of the transaction; please refer to Highlands Residential' materials for details. The following fees and compensation will be paid(1)(2)(3):
|Type of Fee||Amount of Fee||Received By||Paid From|
|Developer Fee||4.00% of Total Project Costs||Highlands Residential||Capitalized Equity Contribution|
|Type of Fee||Amount of Fee||Received By||Paid From|
|Property Management Fee||4.0% of Effective Gross Income||Highlands Residential||Distributable Cash|
|Asset Management Fee||$30,000/year||Highlands Residential||Distributable Cash|
Administrative Services Fee
|1.00% of amount invested||RM Admin(3)||Distributable Cash|
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