Jackson Chen is a Connecticut-based freelance writer who has reported on real estate for more than five years. He cut his teeth with real estate journalism when he previously wrote for Real Estate Weekly, the longest-running real estate publication in New York City. He has been writing for Multi-Housing News since late 2019.

Capstone Closes Loan on San Diego Student Housing

The financing was provided by Bank of America for an on-campus residence at San Diego State University.

Intracorp Secures $194M Construction Loan for Austin Tower

MSD Partners and Bank OZK provided the financing for the 49-story downtown project. 

Walker & Dunlop Arranges Refi for 3 Senior Housing Facilities

The company secured $37 million through HUD’s Lean loan program for properties in Novi, Mich., and Aurora and Kankakee, Ill.

Oakmont Properties Buys Denver-Area Community for $90M

CBRE represented both parties in the sale of Fusion 355 in Broomfield, Colo.

Orion Secures $182M Refi for Texas Portfolio

JLL arranged the loans for four properties in the Dallas area through Freddie Mac.

Mill Creek Breaks Ground on Orlando Community

The developer will begin work on the 292-unit Modera Creative Village with first move-ins expected in early 2022.

Terravista Partners Sells 5-Asset Portfolio in Texas

The 844-unit portfolio will undergo renovations to the exterior, common areas and the units.

GSEs Launch Tools to Assist Residents in Eviction Protection

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac each released online resources that identify whether a resident is protected by a temporary eviction moratorium.

Common Launches Workforce Housing Brand

The company that began with co-living has added to its rental options with its newly launched brand, Noah Living.

Summit Breaks Ground on 2 Florida Communities

The projects in Jacksonville and Tampa have the same expected completion of early 2022.