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Bascom Group Picks Up 260 Apartment Unit Community in Dallas/Fort Worth

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Bascom Group, LLC ("Bascom") acquired a 260-unit multifamily community located in the desirable North Dallas city of McKinney, Texas. The transaction was brokered by Sperry Van Ness. Debt financing from EastWest Bank was arranged by John Brownlee and De'On Collins of HFF. James D'Argenio sourced and managed the acquisition for Bascom.

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Built in 1997, the property consists of 24 two-story residential buildings and one stand-alone leasing center spread across 20 acres. The unit mix is comprised of 25% one bedroom units and 75% two bedroom units averaging 873 square feet. The seller was also the original developer.

Community amenities include a clubhouse, small fitness center, pool, tennis court and ample greenspace. The property is located 30 miles north of downtown Dallas. McKinney is home to more than 11,000 firms across a diverse array of industries, including: medical, technology, data management, manufacturing, sustainability, aviation, defense, retail, office and transportation.

James D'Argenio, Principal for Bascom, comments, "The community was in need of physical upgrades to match the consumer's quality demands of today. Hopefully we can find more opportunities like this."

Jason Hanna, Senior Vice President of Portfolio Operations for the Texas region adds, "McKinney's multifamily fundamentals are strong and we are excited to initiate a renovation program that will reflect the needs of the rental community."

About Bascom: The Bascom Group, LLC ( is a private equity firm specializing in value-added multifamily, commercial, and non-performing loans and real estate related investments and operating companies. Bascom sources value-added and distressed properties including many through foreclosure, bankruptcy, or short sales and repositions them by adding extensive capital improvements, improving revenue, and reducing expenses by realizing operational efficiencies through implementation of institutional-quality property management. Bascom, founded by principals Jerry Fink, David Kim and Derek Chen, is one of the most active and seasoned buyers and operators of apartment communities in the United States. Bascom has completed over $11.7 billion in multi-family and commercial value-added transactions since 1996 including more than 292 multifamily properties containing over 78,000 units. Bascom has ranked among the top 50 multifamily owners in the US.  Bascom's subsidiaries and joint ventures include the Southern California Industrial Fund, Rushmore Properties, Bascom Portfolio Advisors, Shubin Nadal Associates, Spirit Bascom Ventures, REDA Bascom Ventures, MHF RM Holdings, Bascom Northwest Ventures, Bascom Arizona Ventures, Harbor Associates, and the Realm Group.  Bascom's subsidiaries also include Premier Business Centers, the largest privately held executive suite company in the US.  For additional information, please visit

If you would like further information, please call James D'Argenio at 949-955-0888 Ext. 19 or Email.

Contact:  James D'Argenio
Tel: 949-955-0888 Ext 19