SAN DIEGO, CA – March 11, 2019 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces it has closed the $92.5 million sale of Fifty Twenty-Five, a 260-unit/942-bed, Class A luxury student housing community serving San Diego State University.

HFF marketed the asset exclusively on behalf of FPA Multifamily, LLC, and procured the buyer, Denver-based Cardinal Group Investments, LLC.

Completed in 2010, Fifty Twenty-Five is a LEED Gold-certified property offering a mix of studio, two- and four-bedroom floor plans averaging 951 square feet with amenities, including flat-screen televisions, high-speed internet, modern furnishings, full-size washers and dryers, walk-in closets and fully-equipped kitchens.  The community also features a resort-style swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, study rooms, 24-hour computer center, coffee bar, tanning bed, shuttle service and 598-space parking garage.  The property is situated less than one mile from campus at 5025 Collwood Boulevard.

The HFF team included senior managing director Sean Deasy, senior director Hunter Combs and director Scott Clifton.

“The institutional quality of this asset coupled with strong market fundamentals and exceptional enrollment growth at SDSU led to robust activity on Fifty Twenty-Five,” Combs said.  “SDSU currently receives more than 98,000 undergraduate and graduate applications per year and represents the third largest university in California, which creates a sustained demand for housing of this caliber.  The property’s amenity package is student-tailored and will continue to command top-tier rents in the marketplace.”


HICAGO, IL – October 24, 2018 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces the sale of Wheaton Center, a 758-unit, multi-building apartment property in the west Chicago suburb of Wheaton, Illinois.

The HFF team represented the seller, a joint venture between Draper and Kramer, Incorporated and Edge Principal Advisors LLC, in the sale of the property to the buyer, FPA Multifamily, LLC.  The property was purchased free and clear of existing financing.

Wheaton Center consists of six elevator-served residential buildings, including two 20-story towers and four low- and mid-rise buildings, with units averaging 927 square feet and three levels of finish packages.  Community amenities include a resort-style pool with luxury cabanas, grilling area, state-of-the-art fitness center, community room, conference room, catering kitchen, pet spa, bark park, playground, tennis courts and access to the Illinois Prairie Path.  Most recently renovated in 2017, the property is located at 1 Wheaton Center across from the Wheaton Metra station, which offers access via express train into the Chicago CBD.  In addition, the property is a short commute from six Fortune 1000 companies and other top employers along the Interstate 88 Research Corridor.  Wheaton Center’s centralized downtown location provides immediate access to multiple boutique retail, dining and entertainment venues along the city’s treelined streets.

The HFF investment advisory team included managing directors Marty O’Connell and Sean Fogarty, senior director Wick Kirby and director Kevin Girard.