Cantor Fitzgerald and BH Acquire Multifamily Asset in Lenexa, Kansas
NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A joint venture between affiliates of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. (“Cantor Fitzgerald”) and BH Companies, Inc. (“BH”), acquired a 309-unit multifamily property known as West End at City Center (the “Property”) in Lenexa, a submarket of Kansas City, Kansas. The acquisition closed on August 9, 2022, and is the seventh multifamily acquisition by joint ventures between Cantor Fitzgerald and BH. The transaction was brokered by Mac Crowther and Whittaker Potts of the Newmark Kansas City office.
The Property is strategically positioned near the I-435 and I-35 transportation arteries, 20 miles southwest of Kansas City’s central business district. In addition, the Property is conveniently located within walking distance of Lenexa City Center, a 200-acre development featuring a mix of shopping, restaurants, entertainment venues, offices, living options, and hotels.
“We are excited to add Kansas City to our growing national portfolio with the purchase of West End at City Center,” said Matt Keefer, Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald. “The Property’s spacious interiors, desirable amenities, and central location to nearby employment and entertainment options presented a great opportunity to acquire a well-performing multifamily asset in a strong submarket.”
Built in 2009, and managed by BH, the Property features one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments with an average unit size of 970 square feet. Community amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, business center, and a picnic and grilling area. As of July 28, 2022, the Property was 95.8% leased.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Cantor Fitzgerald on this acquisition, which represents a high-quality asset in a great location within the Kansas City market, where BH has a significant presence,” said Mike Baker, Vice President of Equities at BH.
As of June 30, 2022, Cantor Fitzgerald’s real estate investment management portfolio includes over 8,000 multifamily units and 16.0 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail space across 147 properties. In 2021, Cantor Fitzgerald participated in approximately $140 billion of total real estate transactions.