Firm Capital buys Harlem multi-family properties


Toronto-based private equity firm Firm Capital and Rhodium Capital Advisors LLC have acquired a portfolio of seven multi-family properties in Harlem for over $36 million. GFI Realty LLC and FSA Realty Services LLC served as real estate brokers on this deal while Palladium Capital Advisors LLC and Eastern Union Funding LLC were equity and mortgage brokers, respectively.

PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Pryor Cashman LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Ronald B. Kremnitzer, Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group, along with Partner Danielle L. Schechner and Associate Ari L. Tran, represented an affiliate of Firm Capital, a Toronto-based private equity firm, in connection with a joint venture partnership with Rhodium Capital Advisors LLC. The partnership closed on the acquisition of a portfolio consisting of 7 multi-family properties located in Harlem, New York on December 21, 2016 for a purchase price of $36,955,000.00. The acquisition was partially financed through a Freddie Mac loan from Arbor Realty Trust, Inc.

Firm Capital operates as a boutique real estate and financial services private equity investment company deploying capital opportunistically between debt and equity in the real estate private and public markets. Firm Capital currently has approximately $2 billion in mortgage and real estate related assets under management, and is a leading non-bank lender in Canada since 1988.

Rhodium Capital Advisors was represented by Jeffrey Zwick & Associates, P.C.

GFI Realty LLC and FSA Realty Services LLC acted as real estate brokers on this transaction, while Palladium Capital Advisors LLC and Eastern Union Funding, LLC served as equity and mortgage brokers, respectively.

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