PHOENIX, July 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers Apartment Living®, the rental division of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, and EJF Capital have announced a joint venture to develop Henri in downtown Phoenix, Ariz. The project is being financed through a $65 million construction loan facility. Henri will be a seven-story, 313-unit luxury mid-rise rental community. Construction on Henri began in July 2023 and is anticipated to be completed with first residency in 2025.
“We are delighted to once again partner with EJF Capital to develop a spectacular luxury apartment community in vibrant downtown Phoenix,” said John McCullough, President of Toll Brothers Apartment Living. “This collaboration underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional apartment living experiences. Together, we will create an unparalleled residential haven in the heart of Phoenix with the same quality, luxury, and service for which Toll Brothers is already known in this market.”
Henri will offer a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans. The luxury residences will feature spacious open floor plans and intuitive design, with custom kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Moen® plumbing finishes, quartz kitchen and bathroom counters, wood-style flooring, and innovative smart home features including keyless locks.
The community will include more than 36,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities space including a resident lounge, a chef demonstration kitchen and dining spaces, a state-of-the-art fitness center, collaborative coworking spaces, a club and game room with fireplace, listening lounge, studio-inspired creator booths, a library and study room, a resident bar, a resort-style pool and courtyard, a sun lounge, a rooftop deck, and pet-friendly amenities. The community will also include a 455-space structured parking garage featuring EV (electric vehicle) charging stations.
“Downtown Phoenix has become a dynamic neighborhood replete with stunning architecture, a diverse range of dining, shopping and night life, as well as a thriving artistic community, which all serve to make it an exciting place to call home,” said Todd Bowden, Managing Director for the southwest region of Toll Brothers Apartment Living. “We are very excited to bring the Toll Brothers lifestyle to this area.”
Located at 502 West Van Buren Street and situated on a 2.32-acre site, Henri will be constructed in a Qualified Opportunity Zone. Henri is centrally situated in a walkable neighborhood bordering the iconic Phoenix cultural arts district Roosevelt Row and is surrounded by restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, boutiques, art galleries, entertainment venues, and other neighborhood-serving retail opportunities. Perfect for those seeking luxury apartment living in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Henri will offer easy access to major roadways including I-10 and I-17, as well as convenient public transit opportunities with nearby stops for Valley Metro rail and bus routes.
“We are pleased to be teaming with EJF Capital to develop our second apartment community together,” said Fred Cooper, Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations for Toll Brothers. “Henri also is the fifth Opportunity Zone project Toll Brothers Apartment Living is developing nationwide. We appreciate the support of City National Bank as agent and Banc of California for providing us with this $65 million construction loan.”
“We are thrilled to be working with Toll Brothers Apartment Living on this exciting project, which will fill a strong need for multifamily housing in this dynamic market,” said Asheel Shah, Senior Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Development at EJF. “Our lenders see the significant potential of downtown Phoenix, which is home to vibrant and walkable neighborhoods anchored by a robust retail, restaurant and entertainment hub.”
Henri is the fourth multifamily community to be developed by Toll Brothers in the Phoenix market. It joins Callia, a four-story, 403-unit apartment community, and Haverly, a five-story, 323-unit apartment community, which both opened in Midtown Phoenix in 2022. Canvas, a Toll Brothers Campus Living® community in Tempe, opened to students in 2021 and was subsequently sold in 2023.
For more information about Henri visit LiveHenri.com.
ABOUT TOLL BROTHERS APARTMENT LIVING®
Toll Brothers Apartment Living is the apartment development division of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL), an award-winning Fortune 500 company, and the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. Toll Brothers Apartment Living brings the same quality, luxury, and service for which Toll Brothers is known to its exceptional rental and mixed-use communities in select markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. Toll Brothers Apartment Living communities combine the energy of vibrant locations with unparalleled amenities, resident services, design, and the expertise of America’s Luxury Home Builder®. In 2023, NMHC ranked Toll Brothers Apartment Living the 6th largest apartment developer in the United States. The firm has developed nearly 8,900 units, has more than 5,000 units under management, and controls a national pipeline of more than 17,500 units.
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ABOUT TOLL BROTHERS
Toll Brothers, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. The Company was founded 56 years ago in 1967 and became a public company in 1986. Its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “TOL.” The Company serves first-time, move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers, as well as urban and suburban renters. Toll Brothers builds in over 60 markets in 24 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, as well as in the District of Columbia. The Company operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land development, smart home technology, and landscape subsidiaries. The Company also develops master-planned and golf course communities as well as operates its own lumber distribution, house component assembly, and manufacturing operations.
Toll Brothers was named the #1 Home Builder in Fortune magazine’s 2023 survey of the World’s Most Admired Companies®, the eighth year it has been so honored. Toll Brothers has also been named Builder of the Year by Builder magazine and is the first two-time recipient of Builder of the Year from Professional Builder magazine. For more information visit TollBrothers.com.
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ABOUT EJF CAPITAL
EJF Capital LLC is a global alternative asset management firm headquartered outside of Washington, D.C. As of March 31, 2023, EJF manages approximately $3.6 billion across a diverse group of alternative asset strategies. The firm was founded in 2005 by Manny Friedman and Neal Wilson. Since inception, EJF has focused on regulatory event-driven investment themes including its strategy to invest in Qualified Opportunity Zones.
For more information visit EJFCap.com.
ABOUT CITY NATIONAL BANK
With $95.4 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 69 branches, including 21 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Miami*. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $94.5 billion in client investment assets.
City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of the world’s leading diversified financial services companies. RBC serves more than 17 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 27 other countries.
For more information visit CNB.com.
*City National Bank does business in Miami and the state of Florida as CN Bank.
ABOUT BANC OF CALIFORNIA
Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE: BANC) is a bank holding company with $9.37 billion in assets at June 30, 2023 and one wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Banc of California, N.A. (the Bank). The Bank has 33 offices including 27 full-service branches located throughout Southern California. Through our dedicated professionals, we provide customized and innovative banking and lending solutions to businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals throughout California, and full stack payment processing solution through our subsidiary Deepstack Technologies. We help to improve the communities where we live and work, by supporting organizations that provide financial literacy and job training, small business support and affordable housing. With a commitment to service and to building enduring relationships, we provide a higher standard of banking. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals.
For more information visit BancOfCal.com.
Frederick N. Cooper
Toll Brothers, Inc
Andrew L. Gagliano
Toll Brothers Apartment Living
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