CBRE Arranges Sale of 684-Bed Student Housing Community at The University of Oklahoma

02 Dec 2021

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CBRE announced the sale of Aspen Heights Norman, a 684-bed, 194-unit non-pedestrian, cottage-style student housing community in Norman, Oklahoma. Raleigh, North Carolina-based The Preiss Company (TPCO) purchased the asset from New York-based Safanad and Austin-based Aspen Heights for an undisclosed price.

 

CBRE’s National Student Housing team’s Jaclyn FittsWilliam Vonderfechtand Casey Schaeferarranged the transaction on behalf of Safanad and Aspen Heights.

 

“Aspen Heights Norman provided investors a consistently strong performing asset with several revenue upside opportunities,” said Mr. Schaefer, Senior Vice President at CBRE. “In a 97% occupied market devoid of any future development serving a university with a record-high freshman class and future enrollment growth plans, the asset is poised to thrive with robust tailwinds.”

 

Built in 2015, Aspen Heights Norman boasts a cottage-style exterior design, popular with today’s Gen Z renter. The property includes a comprehensive amenity set, including a clubhouse with a fitness center, cardio and weight room, a computer lab, and a study lounge with three private study rooms. Exterior amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, a full-court sand volleyball court, a dog park, and outdoor grilling stations. Each unit offers open floor plans with large kitchens, coat closets, private bathrooms, and huge bedrooms. The kitchens include espresso cabinetry, black Whirlpool appliances and tiled granite countertops. Each unit includes faux wood plank flooring in common areas and a half-bathroom for guests.

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