Miami-based Bar Invest Group has purchased a 300-plus unit apartment complex in Broward County for $44.1 million.
Serramar, a 302-unit community at 6701-6950 West Oakland Park Boulevard in Lauderhill, sold for $146,000 per apartment. Built in 1986, Bar Invest plans to renovate the property and bring the apartments up to market rents, Executive Vice President Herve Barbera told The Real Deal.
Norfolk, Virginia-based Harbor Group International sold the 18-acre, 22-building complex. The firm paid $24.05 million for the property in 2005. Units average 1,019 square feet, and amenities include a renovated clubhouse, two swimming pools, a fitness center, sports court, children’s playground, car care center and more, according to Harbor Group International’s website.
Bar Invest financed the deal with a $28 million mortgage from BankUnited, Barbera told TRD. “Our business model right now for 2016 is to invest in gated communities [with] 250-plus units in Broward and Palm Beach counties,” he said.