Press releases & articles - August 2021

Equity Residential bids adieu to Berkeley – Sale of Acton Courtyard
San Francisco Business Times

Chicago-based Equity Residential has sold the last of its Berkeley properties to Southern California-based Avanath Capital for $25.3 million.

The sale of Acton Courtyard, a 71-unit property at 1370 University Ave. in Berkeley, marks Equity’s exit from the East Bay city, a spokesperson confirmed.

Avanath Capital President John R. Williams on ESG and Workforce Housing

To further’s mission of democratizing knowledge about commercial real estate, we started an interview series with all kinds of CREF pros: everyone from multifamily and medical to cannabis and construction. This time we connected with John R. Williams, President and Chief Investment Officer at Avanath Capital, an investment firm that ​​acquires, owns, renovates and operates affordable, workforce, and value-oriented apartment communities across the U.S.

Multifamily Recovers Though the Pandemic Persists
Multi-Housing News

Although the economy is still recovering and the battle against COVID continues, the differences for the multifamily sector in mid-2021 compared to mid-2020 are remarkable. In many markets, key problems—among them, sliding occupancy and pricing, owner concessions and the struggle to get prospects—appear to be largely in the rear-view mirror.

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