Founded in 2009, GAIA has owned $3 billion of real estate in the multifamily, condominium, and office sectors. GAIA acquires properties that can be enhanced by hands-on management with rigorous execution of a comprehensive business plan. GAIA also invests in real estate technology ventures aimed at revolutionizing the real estate industry.

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

GAIA’s hands-on investment strategy focuses on the following criteria:

Asset Class Preference

  • Multifamily Properties – Core-Plus and Value-Add in Large MSAs
  • Condominium Conversion – New York MSA
  • Opportunistic Repositioning of Unsold Condominium Units and Distressed Investment Opportunities Requiring Additional Capital and/or Operational Expertise
  • Opportunistic Investments in Emerging Neighborhoods within New York MSA

Geographic Location

  • Primary and Secondary US Markets
  • Specific Markets of Interest – East Coast and Sun Belt Regions

Market/Opportunity Characteristics

  • Major Metropolitan Areas
  • Markets with Sustainable Renter Population and Stable, Diverse Employer Base
  • Strong Market Fundamentals
  • Compelling Supply/Demand Imbalance
  • Stable Cashflow and Potential NOI Growth
  • Flexible Product/Property Allowing Multiple Exit Strategies
  • Acquisition of Property Below Replacement Cost

Deal Size

  • $20 million and Above
  • Preferred Size: $50 – $500 million, Preference to Portfolios and Larger Transactions
  • Smaller Transactions Considered in New York MSA – $5 million and Above

Projected Leverage

  • Contingent Upon Product Type and Strategy
  • All-Cash Transactions Potentially Feasible

 

Please contact acquisitions@gaiare.com with any inquiries regarding acquisitions or dispositions.

12 West 104th Street

Year Acquired: 2019
Location: New York, NY
The 16-unit building is ideally located near Manhattan's Central Park and is operating under GAIA's Oteli platform. The Oteli-branded property is leased to corporate and short-term tenants.

Station R

Year Acquired: 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
Station R is a Class A, 285-unit mid-rise, multifamily property located in East Atlanta’s historic and walkable residential neighborhood of Reynoldstown. The property was built in 2017 and features resort-like amenities including heated swimming pool with cabanas and sundeck, pergolas with BBQ grills, rooftop terrace with firepits and bocce ball court, pet spa, resident lounge, community clubroom, yoga and spin studio, bike storage with work station, complimentary bike share program, immaculate courtyard and controlled gate access.
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Carillon

Year Acquired: 2017
Location: Nashville, TN
Carillon is a Class A, 306-unit mid-rise, multifamily property located in Nashville's historic and hip residential neighborhood of Germantown. The property was built in 2016 and boasts impressive amenities including a package concierge system, 24/7 fitness and yoga studio, two expansive courtyards with firepits and BBQ grills, resort-inspired swimming pool, resident lounge with full kitchen, lavish clubhouse, game room with billiards and shuffleboard, pet parlor and rooftop bark park, gated community with covered parking.
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Postmark Apartments

Year Acquired: 2016
Location: Stamford, CT
Postmark is a Class A, 402-unit high-rise, multifamily property located in Stamford's newest waterfront neighborhood, Harbor Point. Constructed in 2014 Postmark's impressive amenities include spin room featuring Peloton bikes, fitness center, huge clubroom including a library and convenience store, courtyard with firepits and BBQ pavilions, gaming tables and a tranquil swimming pool surrounded by cabanas.
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111 Harbor Point

Year Acquired: 2016
Location: Stamford, CT
111 Harbor Point is Class A, 228-unit high-rise, multifamily property. Constructed in 2013, 111 Harbor Point is located in the walkable Yale and Towne neighborhood of Stamford. This property features spectacular amenities including a heated swimming pool, clubroom with a full kitchen, a flex studio fitted with yoga flooring and projector screen, fitness center with cardio theater, dog washing station, bike repair shop, cold storage and an expansive courtyard fitted with firepits.
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Vault Apartments

Year Acquired: 2016
Location: Stamford, CT
Vault Apartments is a Class A, 252-unit mid-rise, multifamily property located in the historic Yale and Towne neighborhood of Stamford. Constructed in 2014 Vault Apartments boasts impressive amenities including an expansive fitness center, sun bathing area, resort-style heated pool, beautifully landscaped courtyard with BBQ pavilion, co-working space, clubroom with full kitchen, bike storage and a bike repair shop.
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The Key

Year Acquired: 2016
Location: Stamford, CT
The Key is a Class A, 107-unit mid-rise, multifamily property located in the Yale and Towne neighborhood of Stamford. The Key was constructed in 2013 and features impressive amenities including a resort-style swimming pool, Cybex gym with cardio theater, game room with poker and pool tables, immaculate courtyard with hammocks, BBQ grills and firepits, expansive residential clubroom, co-working space, flex studio, cold storage, concierge and shuttle services.
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The Lofts

Year Acquired: 2016
Location: Stamford, CT
The Lofts is a Class A, 225-unit mid-rise, multifamily property. Constructed in 2010 The Loft's industrial, raw feel features exposed beams and factory-style windows throughout the property. Amenities include shuttle service, concierge, recently updated residential lounge, co-working space and fitness center.
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Peppermill Place

Year Acquired: 2015
Location: Houston, TX
Peppermill Place features 196 spacious one and two bedroom apartment homes. Featuring resort-inspired amenities including two crystal clear swimming pools, business center, community clubhouse with complimentary coffee bar, recently updated fitness center, laundry facilities, convenient walking trails, Shipt grocery delivery service and beautiful landscaping throughout the grounds.
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Easton Village

Year Acquired: 2015
Location: Houston, TX
Easton Village features 146 large one, two and three bedroom floorplans. Spa-like amenities include a pergola with outdoor grills, two tranquil swimming pools, beautiful walking trails, immaculate landscaping throughout the property, 24/7 fitness center, community clubhouse with complimentary coffee bar, Shipt grocery delivery service, covered parking and controlled gate access.
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Coventry Square

Year Acquired: 2015
Location: Houston, TX
Coventry Square features 270 spacious one and two bedroom floorplans. Amenities include controlled gate access, beautiful landscaping throughout the property, cardio fitness center, children's playground, clear swimming pool, BBQ pavilions, convenient walking trails, Shipt grocery delivery service, covered parking and outdoor storage.
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Copperfield Apartments

Year Acquired: 2015
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 1983, Copperfield Apartments features 196 one, two and three bedroom apartment homes. Stellar amenities include 24 hour emergency maintenance, sparkling swimming pool, children's playground, fitness center, scenic walking trails, Shipt grocery delivery service, covered parking and controlled gate access.
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Winchester Park and Woods

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: East Providence, RI
Located in the high-demand Riverside neighborhood of East Providence, Winchester Park and Woods is comprised of 478 units across 63 buildings, consisting of two and three story garden-style and townhouse-style apartment buildings and a single-story clubhouse building. Amenities include resort-style swimming pool, children's playground, dog park, business and fitness center.
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Park Place at Turtle Run

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Cold Springs, FL
Completed in 1989, Park Place at Turtle Run consists of 350 garden-style apartment homes, featuring spacious one and two bedroom floorplans. Amenities include crystal clear swimming pool with sundeck, spa, indoor racquetball court, community clubhouse with co-working capabilities, updated fitness center, tennis court, package receiving and outdoor dining areas.
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Bellevue Heights

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Nashville, TN
Completed in 1985, Bellevue Heights consists of 225 garden-style apartment homes, featuring spacious one and two bedroom floorplans. Spa-like amenities include a swimming pool with sundeck, 24/7 fitness center, clubhouse with co-working capabilities, grilling and picnicking areas, complimentary boat storage, on-site laundry facilities, tennis court and covered parking.
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Bent Creek Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: McKinney, TX
Completed in 1984, Bent Creek is located in a residential area of McKinney, TX. The spacious one and two bedroom apartment homes were designed for comfort and convenience and offer fireplaces, walk-in closets and private patios. Bent Creek Apartment's is a pet friendly community and features two refreshing swimming pools, a fitness center and children's play area.    
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Heritage Place

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: McKinney, TX
Constructed in 1980, Heritage Place consists of one and two-story apartment homes. Amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, sports and fitness center and outdoor picnic pavilions equipped with BBQ grills.    
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Hunter's Glen Apartment

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Plano, TX
Completed in 1980, Hunter's Glen consists of 276 garden-style apartment homes.  Hunter's Glen features a blend of one and two story apartment homes, ideal for family living. Amenities include luxurious resort-style swimming pool, state of the art fitness center, recreational sports courts and communal picnic areas with BBQ grills.  
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Woods at Lakeshore

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Constructed in 1985, Woods at Lakeshore features one and two story buildings throughout the garden-style community. Spectacular amenities include a resort-inspired swimming pool, expansive fitness center, duck pond and several picnic areas equipped with grills. Woods at Lakeshore is surrounded by lush greenery and is a pet friendly community.
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Cashel Springs

Year Acquired: 2015
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 1982 Cashel Springs features impressive one and two bedroom apartment homes. Spa-like amenities include two refreshing swimming pools, updated fitness center, clubhouse with co-working capabilities, BBQ pavilions, picnic areas, children's play area, laundry facilities, covered parking and controlled gate access.
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Villas at Coronado

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 2004, Villas at Coronado features 344 beautiful garden-style apartment homes. Resort-style amenties include a heated swimming pool, BBQ pavilions, outdoor resident lounge, leash free bark park, community clubroom with complimentary coffee bar, pool table and WIFI, 24/7 fitness center, scenic walking trails, covered parking and controlled gate access.
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Veranda at Centerfield

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 1999, Veranda at Centerfield features 400 garden-style apartment homes. Impressive amenities including a swimming pool, jacuzzi, community clubroom featuring a complimentary coffee bar, communal BBQ pavilions, fitness center, covered parking and controlled gate access.
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Lighthouse at Willowbrook

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Constructed in 2005, Lighthouse at Willowbrook features 336 two and three story garden-style apartment homes. Resort-style amenities include a heated swimming pool with water feature, fitness center featuring Peloton bikes, immaculate courtyard with BBQ pavilions and firepits, community clubroom with complimentary coffee bar and communal picnic areas throughout the property.
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Enclave at Mary's Creek

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 1998, Enclave at Mary's Creek features 240 beautiful garden-style apartment homes. Lush landscaping surround this properties impressive amenities including a heated swimming pool with water feature, communal picnic areas throughout the property, community clubhouse with complimentary coffee bar, 24/7 fitness center, business center, movie theater and laundry facilities.
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Club at Copperleaf

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Constructed in 2003, Club at Copperleaf features 240 beautiful garden-style units throughout the property. Club at Copperleaf boasts impressive amenities including a heated spa-like swimming pool with water feature, fitness center equipped with Peloton bikes, residential clubhouse with WIFI and covered parking.
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Cypress Commons

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 1999, Cypress Common is a Class A property, featuring 252 garden-style apartment homes. This properties beautiful amenities include a heated resort-style pool surrounded by cabanas, dog park, fitness center, community clubroom, business and co-working center.
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Ranch at City Park

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Constructed in 2005, Ranch at City Park features 270 garden-style apartment homes. Surrounded by immaculate landscaping this property features impressive amenities including community clubhouse, cyber café with PC computers, game room with billiards tables, upgraded fitness center, theater room, indoor and outdoor social areas, resort-style swimming pool, firepits, picnic areas and covered parking.
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Eagle Crest

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Humble, TX
Constructed in 1999, Eagle Crest consists of 200 two and three story garden-style apartment homes. Nestled amongst a multitude of trees and lush landscaping Eagle Crest's amenities include a community clubhouse with complimentary coffee bar, fitness center, sparkling resort-style pool and communal picnic areas throughout the grounds.
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Whispering Winds

Year Acquired: 2013
Location: Pearland, TX
Conveniently located in the City of Pearland. Whispering Winds comprises of 20, two-story buildings containing 286 units with 5 different floor plans. The apartments were built in 1986.
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Wallingford Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Constructed in 1981, Wallingford Apartments consists of 462 garden-style apartment homes featuring spacious one, two and three bedroom floorplans. Amenities include a swimming pool, upgraded fitness center, community clubhouse, picnic areas and covered parking.
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Meadowchase

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Completed in 1974, Meadowchase consists of 282 spacious garden-style apartment homes. Impressive amenities include refreshing swimming pool, athletic center, community clubhouse with co-working capabilities, dog park and communal picnic areas throughout the property.
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Mansions of Shadowbriar

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Mansions of Shadowbriar is a 328-unit luxury, garden-style property in the desirable Westchase area of Houston. The development is situated on 12.54 acres of land, spread over 82 different buildings. Originally constructed as a condominium development, but partially converted into a rental property, the acquisition includes only the multi-family portion of this property - 259 rental units.
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Township Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Sold in 2014, Township Apartments in Houston, TX is a 300-unit, garden-style apartment community built in 1974. The property includes one, two and three bedroom floorplans.
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Steeples Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Well located in the Westchase submarket of Houston, TX, Steeples is a 408-unit, two-story, garden-style apartment community on 11.35 acres. It was built in 1978 and renovated in 2008.
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Stone Ridge

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Mesquite, TX
Constructed in 1984, Stone Ridge consists of 383 garden-styles apartment homes, featuring large one and two bedroom floorplans. Stone Ridge's resort-inspired amenities include a heated swimming pool, fitness center, dog park, clubhouse with co-working capabilities and communal outdoor dining areas.
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Churchill Crossing

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Mesquite, TX
Completed in 1984, Churchill Crossing consists of 344 garden-style luxury apartments, featuring large one and two bedroom apartment homes. Churchill Crossing's amenities include a swimming pool, expansive fitness center, community communal areas with BBQ grills and lush vegetation throughout the property.
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Windsor Court

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Lewisville, TX
Windsor Court consists of 280 garden-style apartment homes. The residents of Windsor Court can enjoy the communities amenities including a swimming pool, modern fitness center, recreational areas, business center with co-working capabilities, clubhouse, children's playground, spa and sports courts.
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Fairway on the Park

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Constructed in 1985, Fairway on the Park consists of 402 garden-style apartment homes. This property features spacious one and two bedroom floorplans. The amenities include three swimming pools, children's playground, tennis court, community clubhouse and recreational outdoor communal picnic areas fitted with BBQ grills.
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Creekside Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Constructed in 1984, Creekside Apartments consists of 164 garden-style apartment homes, featuring large one and two bedroom floorplans. Resort-style amenities include two swimming pools, upgraded fitness center, outdoor communal picnic areas, community clubroom with a full kitchen and co-working capabilities and on-site laundry facilities.
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The Savoy

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Constructed in 1983, The Savoy consists of 152 one and two bedroom garden-style apartment homes, this beautiful property has stellar amenities including two swimming pools, a basketball court, gazebo, fitness center, communal picnic tables with BBQ Grills, children's playground, laundry facilities and covered parking.
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Lofts on Hulen

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Constructed in 1985, Lofts on Hulen consists of 325 garden-style apartment homes. Outstanding amenities include swimming pool, fitness center, clubhouse, racquetball court, sand volleyball court, tennis courts, children's playground, duck pond, laundry facilities, covered parking and controlled gate access.
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Enclave at Cityview

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Constructed in 1986, Enclave at Cityview consists of 416 grand garden-style apartment homes, featuring one, two and three bedroom floorplans. Breathtaking amenities include two resort-style swimming pools, athletic center, luxurious spa, duck pond, three laundry facilities and covered parking.
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Eagle Point

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Completed in 1986, Eagle Point consists of 240 garden-style apartment homes. Distinctive amenities include oasis-style swimming pool, sport and fitness center, basketball court, sand volleyball, dry sauna, hot tub, outdoor communal dining options and laundry facilities.
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Wooded Creek Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: DeSoto, TX
Completed in 1983, Wooded Creek Apartments consist of 196 garden-style apartment homes, featuring spacious one and two bedroom apartments. Amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center and several outdoor recreational areas surrounded by lush vegetation.
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The Corners

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Dallas, TX
Completed in 1983, The Corners consists of 85 garden-style apartment homes, featuring spacious one and two bedroom floorplans. Amenities include a refreshing swimming pool, courtyard for social events, updated fitness center, sports courts and multiple picnic areas equipped with BBQ grills.
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Cedar Glen

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Dallas, TX
Completed in 1986, Cedar Glen consists of 218 garden-style apartment homes, featuring spacious one and two bedroom floorplans. Mature vegetation surround this communities amenities which include a refreshing swimming pool with water features, high-end fitness center, business center, community clubhouse and communal picnic areas.
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Surrey Oaks

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Dallas, TX
Constructed in 1985, Surrey Oaks consists of 248 apartment homes, featuring one and two bedroom floorplans. Surrey Oaks amenities include an impressive swimming pool, athletic center, tennis courts, gazebo, picnic area with BBQ grills and two laundry facilities.
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Waterford Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Completed in 1979, Waterford Apartments consists of 580 garden-style apartment homes. Lush greenery surrounds this communities amenities which include a resort-style swimming pool, sports and fitness center, dog park, business center with co-working capabilities and numerous communal picnic areas equipped with grills.
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Off Broadway

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Meza, AZ
Completed in 1986, Off Broadway consists of 320 garden-style apartment homes. Amenities include a spa-like swimming pool, large poolside gazebo for outdoor dining and social events, recently updated athletic center, children's playground, sports courts, business center and community clubroom.
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Stillwater Apartments

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Glendale, AZ
Constructed in 1986, Stillwater Apartments consists of 516 one and two story, garden-style apartment homes. Stillwater's amenities include an impressive lap swimming pool, sports and fitness center, mature landscaping throughout the property surrounds communal picnic areas equipped with BBQ grills.
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Summer Point

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Glendale, AZ
Completed in 1980, Summer Point consists of 165 garden-style apartment homes. Summer Point boasts impressive amenities include a refreshing swimming pool, on-site laundry center, covered parking, convenient public transportation and communal BBQ areas throughout the property.
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Park Ridge

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Constructed in 1983, Park Ridge consists of 168 garden-style apartment homes, featuring one and two bedroom floorplans. Distinctive amenities include resort-style swimming pool with sun deck, BBQ pavilion, outdoor courtyard ideal for social events, updated athletic facilities and covered parking.
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Canyon Creek Village

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Constructed in 1985, Canyon Creek Village consists of 440 garden-style apartment homes, featuring two and three story buildings and abundant common areas. Amenities including two spa-like swimming pools, resident clubhouse with second-floor sun deck, fully-equipped fitness center, tennis and sports courts, and an on-site laundry facility.
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The Equestrian

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Completed in 1986, The Equestrian consists of 220 apartment homes, featuring one and two bedroom floorplans. Impressive amenities include refreshing swimming pool, athletic facilities, communal picnic areas equipped with BBQ grills, poolside gazebo and covered parking.
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Shadowbluff

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Nashville, TN
Completed in 1985, Shadowbluff is comprised of 220 garden-style apartment homes, featuring expansive one and two bedroom floorplans. Immaculate landscaping surround the communities amenities which include a refreshing swimming pool, sports and recently upgraded fitness center and multiple picnic areas throughout the property.
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Park Pointe North

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Atlanta, GA
Constructed in 1990, Park Pointe North consists of 770 garden-style apartment homes, featuring one and two bedroom floorplans. Resort-style amenities include a heated swimming pool with sun deck, sun room, tennis court, elevated fitness experience with the recently upgraded fitness studio, community clubhouse with co-working capabilities and outdoor shaded dining areas.
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Woodland Meadows

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Tamarac, FL
Constructed in 1974, Woodland Meadows consists of 296 garden-style apartment homes, featuring one and two bedroom floorplans. Amenities include a refreshing swimming pool, upgraded fitness center, community clubhouse, BBQ grills and picnic areas throughout the property.
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Crane's Landing

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Winter Gardens, FL
Constructed in 1990, Crane's Landing consists of 252 garden-style apartment homes, Crane's Landing features one, two and three bedroom floorplans. Flourishing greenery surround the property's impressive amenities which include a clear blue swimming pool, 24/7 fitness and wellness center, newly renovated clubhouse and resident lounge, tennis courts, billiards room and community picnic areas fitted with BBQ grills.
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Avon Place

Year Acquired: 2012
Location: Avon, CT
Avon Place is a 188-unit condo property spread across three residential buildings in Avon, CT, one of the most affluent towns in the state. The property also includes an office and community clubhouse and was built in 1973.
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The Grand

Year Acquired: 2011
Location: East Orange, NJ
The Grand is a well located, condo-quality building approximately 15 miles from Manhattan. The property includes one and two bedroom floorplans and a gated parking area. Amenities include a large pool with cabanas, fitness room, sauna, steam room, and concierge.
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Prospect Pointe

Year Acquired: 2011
Location: Jackson, NJ
Prospect Pointe is a high-quality apartment complex consisting of 372 units, captivating amenties include a fitness center, children's playground, two swimming pools, tennis courts and leasing office. The property includes one and two bedroom floorplans.
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Park View

Year Acquired: 2010
Location: East Orange, NJ
Sold in 2013, Park View is well located approximately 15 miles from Manhattan. The 20 story high-rise building encompasses 337,455 rentable square feet, 265 residential units and ground floor commercial space. The property was designed by Morris Lapidus, the architect of the famed Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach and was substantially renovated by GAIA.
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5 West 91st Street

Year Acquired: 2010
Location: New York, NY
Sold in 2013, 5 West 91st Street is a fully occupied, 6-story elevator building encompassing 48 residential units and approximately 52,375 rentable square feet. The property benefited from significant capital improvements and unit renovations. With an unrivaled location immediately off of Central Park West, the building is within walking distance of many of the city's most famous cultural landmarks, museums and restaurants.  
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Colchester Gardens

Year Acquired: 2010
Location: Colchester, CT
Colchester Gardens consists of 92 townhouse-style units spread over 7 buildings on an expansive 26.4 acres. Named by CNN as one of its "100 Best Places to Live," Colchester possesses a median household income well above statewide and national averages and both property and sub-market occupancy have historically remained at approximately 95% since acquisition.
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The Renaissance

Year Acquired: 2010
Location: East Orange, NJ
The Renaissance is centrally located in East Orange, NJ, approximately 15 miles from Manhattan. The property includes one and two bedroom floorplans and gated parking areas. Amenities include a fitness room, laundry facility, steam room, and storage space.