New York, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a fully integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced it originated more than $1.5 billion in financing, originations and performing and non-performing note purchases in 2020, ranging from $4.9 million to $173 million. The firm closed a total of 23 transactions in major U.S. metropolitan and suburban markets across a variety of real estate asset classes including, multifamily, mixed-use, medical office, office, industrial, condo, hotel, and retail. More than 70% of the total dollar volume was executed with repeat borrowers, reflecting the firm’s strong relationships and flexible, customer-centric investment approach. With $5.6 billion of gross assets under management, Madison Realty Capital also continued to expand its platform by launching a new income-oriented $1 billion debt investment vehicle, targeting lighter value-add and core-plus real estate transactions with rates of 4% to 7%.
“Madison Realty Capital delivered a very active 2020, executing over $1.5 billion worth of transactions for our institutional clientele, maintaining low levels of leverage, and expanding our world-class lending platform amid a highly challenging operating environment due to COVID-19,” said Josh Zegen, Managing Principal and Co-Founder of Madison Realty Capital. “For more than 16 years, Madison Realty Capital has distinguished itself by providing certainty of execution, strong underwriting capabilities, as well as flexible, efficient and creative financing solutions across market cycles. In 2020, we continued to advance our position as the partner of choice for leading institutional sponsors and top-tier independent developers and I am excited to build on our strong momentum in 2021.”
The firm pursues debt investments by originating senior secured loans and mezzanine loans ranging from $5-$500 million and preferred equity investments for the construction, acquisition and refinancing of commercial real estate.
Madison Realty Capital remained an active lender throughout 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Notable transactions for the firm include: a $173 million construction loan to MAG Partners for a 479-unit residential rental building in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, a $170 million acquisition of a portfolio of performing and non-performing loans backed by multifamily properties in New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles, a $165 million loan to Scape North America for the development of a 451-unit multifamily project in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood, a $150 million renovation loan to WS Communities for six multifamily redevelopments and a bridge loan for a mixed-use development site in Santa Monica and San Fernando Valley, a $102 million construction loan to Invesca Development Group to finish a 98% complete multifamily project in Pompano Beach, Florida and begin construction for a mixed-use property in Plantation, Florida, a $50 million bridge loan to refinance the Pompano Beach 214-unit luxury rental apartment, retiring its initial construction loan in November, and an $18 million loan to Houston-based medical office development firms for a six-story Class A medical office building located in The Heights neighborhood of Houston, Texas.
Madison Realty Capital brings its comprehensive experience as an owner and developer to its lending business and uses its expertise as a lender to enhance its ownership and development strategies, creating a symbiotic relationship across the business. The firm is a valued partner to both institutional sponsors and leading independent developers, known for speed, flexibility, and certainty of execution in complex situations.
About Madison Realty Capital
Madison Realty Capital is a New York City based real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies with regional offices in key markets including Los Angeles and Dallas. Founded in 2004, MRC has closed on approximately $13 billion of transactions in the multifamily, retail, office, industrial and hotel sectors nationwide. The firm manages investments in the United States on behalf of a global investor base. MRC is a fully integrated firm with over 60 employees across all real estate investment, development, and property management disciplines. Among other industry recognitions, MRC has been named to the Commercial Observer’s prestigious “Power 100” list of New York City real estate players and is consistently cited as one of the industry’s top construction lenders. To learn more, follow us on LinkedIn and visit www.madisonrealtycapital.com.
Nathaniel Garnick/Grace Cartwright Madison Realty Capital (212) 257-4170 [email protected]