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Origin Investments and Randolph Street Realty Capital Sell 119 on Main in Downtown Naperville

October 26, 2021 We are pleased to announce that Randolph Street Realty Capital and joint venture partner Origin Investments have completed the sale of 119 on Main, a 49-unit multifamily asset with ground floor retail space located at “Main and Main” in downtown Naperville, IL.

At the time of the disposition, 119 on Main was one of the longest held assets in RSRC’s portfolio. The joint venture’s business plan produced tremendous results: a 25% internal rate of return (IRR) and a 5.40 equity multiple to LP Investors over a nine-year holding period.

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Randolph Street Realty Capital Pays $25M for Chicago-Area Condos

January 14, 2021, Multi-Housing News (MHN) by Sergiu Inizian

Lawton Realty Group has completed the bulk sale of 185 units within the Ashton Condominiums, a 240-unit community in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights.

Randolph Street Realty Capital acquired the units for $25 million, according to the firm.

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Chicago investors buy Roosevelt Row apartments, plan second phase

December 5, 2019, Phoenix Business Journal by Corina Vanek

A joint venture of Chicago-based real estate firms bought the Union at Roosevelt mixed-use apartment complex and the adjacent lot and office building with plans to redevelop the lot into the second phase of the project.

The 80-unit apartment complex on Roosevelt Street and First Avenue — which includes nine studio, 60 one-bedroom and 11 two-bedroom units with an average size of approximately 830 square feet — was sold for $23 million, according to real estate database Vizzda. The adjacent parcel was purchased for $4 million.

The buyers, Randolph Street Realty Capital and Origin Investments plan to build a second phase with an additional 105 apartment units on the adjacent parcel. The acquisition and construction project will total about $55 million.


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Randolph Street Realty Expands Chicago Portfolio

May 4, 2016, Multi-Housing News (MHN) by Ioana Neamt – CHICAGO, IL

pureApts_rstrealtyPropertyPhotoRandolph Street Realty Capital LLC has purchased a four-story, 36-unit multifamily asset at 1819 W. Division Street in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood for $14.3 million.   The company was represented by KIG Principal & Managing Broker Susan Tjarksen and Managing Partner Todd Stofflet in the $14.3 million off-market transaction. Smithfield Properties LLC was the developer and seller of the property.

Located at 1819 W. Division St., on the corner of Division and Honore streets, the newly completed residential asset was vacant at the time of sale. Randolph Street has already begun lease-up of the property. (more…)

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Investors sell West Loop Apartments for Big Gain

March 02, 2016, Crain’s Chicago Business from Chicago Real Estate Daily by Alby Gallun

lux24 luxury apartment homes press release for randolph street realtyLux24, at 24 S. Morgan, was known as Pure Condominiums when the sellers bought it in 2013. Less than three years after investing about $19 million in a failed West Loop condominium project, two Chicago investors cashed out for nearly twice that much. Origin Investments and Randolph Street Realty Capital sold the 73-unit Lux24 for $35 million, said Origin Co-Founder and Principal David Scherer.

The developers have staged a complete turnaround of the property, which not only was a victim of the condo crash but also was at the center of an alleged Ponzi scheme. They converted the development into a rental building, a move that paid off amid a red-hot downtown apartment market and the West Loop’s renaissance. (more…)

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Naperville apartments sell for $38 million

October 1, 2015, Crain’s Chicago Business by Alby Gallun– CHICAGO, IL

pressPost_iroquoisClub_photoThe rising real estate market has made the search for stalled condominium projects much harder for investors, but two Chicago investment firms have found a big one in Naperville.

A joint venture between Origin Capital Partners and Randolph Street Realty Capital paid about $38 million for the Iroquois Club, an apartment complex in the western suburb that was partially converted to condos in 2006.

But buyers disappeared after the condo market crashed, and the project’s owner, a venture led by local developer Stanley Brashears, sold only 26 of the 128 condos, renting out the rest. Origin and Randolph Street bought the unsold condos and another 136 apartments in the complex that were never converted, bringing their total number of units to 238. (more…)

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Logan Square Apartment Building Fetches $4.2 Million

November 21, 2014, Crain’s Chicago Business – Sale – Randolph Street Realty Capital paid $4.2 million for a 15-unit apartment building at 2000 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Logan Square. The Chicago investment firm bought the property from a venture of neighborhood apartment owner Martin Heilmann, who acquired it for $3.3 million last year. “It’s in between Logan (Square) and Bucktown, and we’re a believer in the neighborhood,” said Randolph Street co-founder Jonathan Saliterman. (more…)

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Local investors pay $17 million for failed West Loop condo project

June 11, 2013, By David Lee Matthews Crain’s Chicago Business – Two Chicago real estate investment firms paid about $16.8 million for most of a failed West Loop condominium tower at the center of an alleged Ponzi scheme.

A joint venture between Randolph Street Realty Capital LLC and Origin Capital Partners closed last week on 66 unsold condos and commercial space at Pure, a 12-story glass and concrete tower at 24 S. Morgan St. The venture plans to spend another $1.3 million renovating the development and rebranding it as a luxury rental building called Lux24, according to Randolph Principal Jonathan Saliterman. (more…)

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Fifield to Buy, Expand West Loop Apartment Building

December 26, 2012,  By Alby Gallun, Crain’s Chicago Business – Just days after pulling off the biggest downtown apartment sale of the year, Chicago developer Steven Fifield is pouring some of the proceeds from that deal into his next one: the acquisition and expansion of a 58-unit apartment building in the West Loop.  Mr. Fifield said he is paying $20 million, or about $345,000 a unit, for Mod, a five-story condominium-turned-apartment building at 1222 W. Madison St. The sale includes a parcel next door, where Mr. Fifield plans to build another 44 apartments.  The transaction will generate a fat profit for the seller, a Sam Zell-backed venture that paid $13.3 million for the property about two years ago.  “It gives us an opportunity to keep our money in Chicago in another apartment deal,” Mr. Fifield said. “We believe that multifamily is going to continue to stay strong.” (more…)

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Zell-backed Venture Buys Distressed Near West Apartments

January 26, 2011  By Alby Gallun  (Crain’s Chicago Business) — Sam Zell, whose real estate empire spans from Sao Paulo to Shanghai, found a vulture investing opportunity right in his backyard.A venture backed by a Zell-led investment fund paid more than $13 million for Mod, a 56-unit condominium-turned-apartment development at 1222 W. Madison St., not far from Mr. Zell’s West Loop offices.County records show the venture bought property at the end of December from MB Financial, the project’s construction lender, which repossessed the building from its developer about three months earlier.

The sale resulted in a major loss for Chicago-based MB, which filed a $19-million foreclosure suit against the project about a year ago.  Related story: Residential development faces $19-million foreclosure suit    The Zell Credit Opportunities Master Fund L.P. teamed up on the acquisition with Randolph Street Realty Capital, a Chicago-based investment firm founded in 2009 by two former executives at Equity Residential, the apartment real estate investment trust founded by Mr. Zell.   (more…)

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