R&V Real Estate, Wermers Properties Acquire 10.2-Acre Development Site in Carlsbad for $26.5MM

San Diego, Colliers International, SummerHill Apartment Communities, R & V Real Estate, Wermers Properties, Carlsbad, Aviara

San Diego, Calif., November 9, 2021 – Colliers announces the recent sale of a 10.2-acre development site in Carlsbad for $26,250,000. Victor Krebs and Gunder Creager of Colliers represented the seller, SummerHill Apartment Communities. The property is located at 6145 Laurel Tree Lane and was fully entitled by the seller for 329 apartments.

The buyer, Aviara LP, is a partnership of R & V Real Estate and Wermers Properties represented itself. The buyer plans to build the project per the approved entitlements and hold it as a long-term investment. 

“The Aviara apartments was a rare opportunity to acquire one of the largest multifamily sites in Carlsbad in the last 30 years. The Seller designed and entitled a great project that generated very strong interest from the top apartment firms. This project will set a new benchmark for quality in Carlsbad and will deliver much-needed housing in the City. The site is near the fast-growing employment base in Carlsbad in addition to offering easy access to the shopping and recreation amenities nearby.” said Victor Krebs, senior vice president at Colliers.

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