VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 04, 2016) - Pure Multi-Family REIT LP ("Pure Multi-Family") (TSX VENTURE: RUF.U) (TSX VENTURE: RUF.UN) (TSX VENTURE: RUF.DB.U) (OTCQX: PMULF) announced today the successful and profitable sale of Livingston Apartments ("Livingston"), located in Plano, Texas, for gross proceeds of US$34.3 million, or US$190,555 per apartment unit.
Livingston is comprised of 180 residential units, is situated on 11.8 acres of land and was built in 1998. Pure Multi-Family acquired Livingston in August 2013 for US$25.5 million.
Stephen Evans, Pure Multi-Family's CEO, stated, "We are pleased to have achieved an annualized gain on the equity invested of approximately 35%. We intend to utilize the 1031 like-kind exchange to reinvest the net proceeds, on a tax-deferred basis, as part of our capital recycling initiatives. Pure Multi-Family continues to divest select non-core assets on an opportunistic basis and intends to reinvest the net proceeds into newer, high quality Class A assets in its target markets, to reduce the average age and improve the overall quality of its portfolio."
About Pure Multi-Family REIT LP
Pure Multi-Family is a Canadian based, publically traded vehicle which offers investors exclusive exposure to attractive, institutional quality U.S. multi-family real estate assets.
Additional information about Pure Multi-Family is available at www.puremultifamily.com or www.sedar.com.
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