CHICAGO, IL, January 8, 2020 — Providence Real Estate, LLC (“Providence”), a multifamily owner-operator, announced the completion of the acquisition of the Village at Lake Highland apartments located in Lakeland, Florida, approximately 35 miles east of Tampa and 55 miles southwest of Orlando. The Property was acquired in a joint venture with Aegon Real Assets US, a division of Aegon N.V., a multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company headquartered in the Netherlands.
The property was built in 2001 on approximately 37-acres and offers residents open floorplans, oversized windows, large sundecks and 9-foot ceilings. The property is in affluent southern Lakeland offering its residents a 15-minute commute to downtown Lakeland and a 6-minute drive to the Lakeland campus of Polk State College, an institution serving over 20,000 students. The property is anticipated to undergo extensive exterior and interior renovations.
“The acquisition of Village of Lake Highland presents a clear opportunity for us to renovate a nineteen-year-old property enabling it to provide much needed high-quality rental housing for Lakeland’s workforce. Furthermore, Village of Lake Highland represents the fifteenth property in Providence’s Central Florida portfolio, and we continue to benefit from the broad strength of the overall multifamily market in the Tampa-Orlando corridor.” said Alan Pollack, Providence’s Chairman.