Pillar Provides Freddie Mac Loan for Richmond Community


By Mihaela Coste

Pillar Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has originated a $10.4 million Freddie Mac loan on behalf of a local private investment group for the acquisition of Falling Creek, a 31-building multifamily community in Richmond, Va.

Falling Creek is located at 2530 Marina Drive in the Bellwood submarket and features 348 one- and two-bedroom units, as well as four retail spaces. The community situated over 15 acres features private balcony/patios and private entries, air conditioning, high-speed internet access, laundry facilities and grade-level parking. Falling Creek benefits from easy access to interstates 95, 295 and 288 and is close to public transportation.

The asset is 97.4 percent occupied, Yardi Matrix data shows. In the past five years, the occupancy rate ranged between 96.3 and 97.8 percent.

According to Yardi Matrix, the asset last traded in 1991, when Property Capital Group paid $6 million for it to an undisclosed seller. The community, built in 1964, became in 2008 subject to a $6 million loan held by a private lender, having its due date in June 2019.

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Source: Multi-Housing News