Berkadia secured a $31.456 million loan to refinance No.17 Residences Allapattah, a 192-unit attainable luxury apartment rental building in the Fruit Packing District of Allapattah.
Senior Managing Director Charles Foschini, Managing Director Christopher Apone, and Associate Director Shannon Wilson of Berkadia South Florida secured the financing on behalf of Neology Life Development Group, a lifestyle-driven residential and commercial real estate firm, led by Lissette Calderon, that specializes in the transformation of overlooked and undervalued communities into vibrant urban neighborhoods.
Fannie Mae originated the 10-year loan with five years of interest-only.
Located at 1569 NW 17th Avenue, No.17 Residences Allapattah was completed in April 2021 and leased up in record time. It offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments ranging from 600 square feet to 1,125 square feet. Individual units feature smart home technology, open floor plan kitchens, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, washer and dryer, full-length windows, balconies, and walk-in closets. Building amenities include an expansive urban park, lobby lounge with co-working and social spaces, a TV lounge area, art-inspired pool deck, pool side cabanas, indoor/outdoor clubroom, fitness center, on-demand virtual fitness classes, a rooftop garden with a summer kitchen, an outdoor movie theater, bark park, bike storage, electric car charging stations, a zoom room, on-site parking, and 24-hour secure package rooms.
The property is situated in Miami’s centrally located Allapattah neighborhood, which is just a short walk, bike ride, drive or public transit trip from some of Miami’s largest employment centers, including the Health District, Civic/Government Center, Downtown Miami, Wynwood< and the Brickell Financial district, and offers easy access to the Dolphin Expressway and I-95. As home to the flagship location of Superblue, the Rubell Museum and El Espacio, Allapattah has quickly become an important arts and culture destination.