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The Gaucho by Knightbridge Capital

Knightbridge Capital Buys Value-Add Multifamily Property in Denver

MileHigh CRE | December 6, 2022

Knightbridge Capital, a Denver-based real estate investment firm, has acquired Gaucho Apartments at 1201 N Clarkson Street in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Kyle Malnati, Sam Bretz, and Zack Jenkins of Calibrate Real Estate represented the seller, Tremont Investment Group, in this transaction.

Gaucho Apartments is a 39-unit property, built in 1966 and sold for $7,300,000; $187,180 per unit and $278.73 per square foot. The property consists of 30 Studio/1Ba, 8 1Br/1Ba, and one 2 Br/1Ba units. This is the second acquisition for Knightbridge Capital in the past 16 months

Knightbridge Capital plans to complete the interior and exterior renovation of the property. The construction budget will include interior renovations including paint, luxury vinyl, carpet, appliances, countertops, flooring, plumbing, and light fixtures. In the common areas, renovations will include a new roof, paint, carpet, lighting, parking lot, exterior paint, balconies, new signage, and an updated courtyard. Cornerstone Apartment Services will manage the construction and day-to-day operation of the building.

“Gaucho Apartments represented the partial completion of a 1031 Exchange and a strategic opportunity for Knightbridge Capital to buy a value-add multifamily asset. The 1031 Exchange began two months ago when we sold a newly renovated apartment community in Arvada for $4,950,000. We were tasked with finding a replacement property on behalf of our investors, but we were not willing to compromise our rigorous acquisition standards. This opportunity was presented off-market and fit perfectly with our business plan objectives,” said Matt Ritter, co-founder/principal at Knightbridge Capital. Matt is also a co-founder/principal at Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors.

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