Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a multifamily brokerage division of Marcus & Millichap serving the needs of institutional and major private investors, has arranged the sale of Alta Park West, a 260-unit, 252,643-square-foot luxury apartment community in Peoria, Ariz., a major suburb of Phoenix. The $30.05 million sales price equates to $115,500 per unit.
IPA senior director Steve Gebing and Marcus & Millichap vice president investments Cliff David advised the seller, a venture formed by Wood Partners, one of the nation’s largest multifamily developers, and Boston Capital Real Estate Partners of Boston, Mass. The buyer is Greenwood Village, Colo.-based Baron Properties.
“Developed by award-winning Wood Partners in 2008, Alta Park West delivers a luxurious living experience that reflects the aesthetic and social fabric of its community,” says Gebing. “The property has a unique location within Park West, a 250,000-square-foot open-air lifestyle center that provides residents with unparalleled live, work and play access.”
Situated at 9680 West Northern Ave. in Peoria, Alta Park West is located at the northwestern corner of Loop 101 and Northern Avenue with approximately 1,200 linear feet of drive-by visibility from an estimated 108,000 daily freeway commuters. The location provides immediate access to Westgate Entertainment District, a landmark destination encompassing approximately 8 million square feet of shopping, dining, and entertainment. The property is near a number of prominent employers, including a heavy concentration within the healthcare sector such as Banner Estrella Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, Arrowhead Hospital and the currently under development St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center, a 35-acre medical campus. Other notable employers include Luke Air Force Base and Honeywell International Inc.
Each Alta Park West apartment home features nine-foot ceilings, a fully equipped designer kitchen, full-size washers and dryers, walk-in closets, raised-panel doors, ample storage space and linen closets. Select apartment interiors have ceiling fans, kitchen islands, built-in computer niches, loft-style bedrooms and a private patio or balcony.
Community amenities include a resort-style heated swimming pool with spa, a state-of-the-art leasing office, a 24-hour fitness center, a clubhouse with resident lounge and Wi-Fi capabilities, a coffee bar, a fully appointed business center, a courtyard space with a playground and barbecue grills, controlled access gated entry with secured building access and 37 detached garages with automatic door openers.