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Parkview Provides $9.5M Construction Loan for 120-Unit Student Housing Project in Prairie View, TX

Parkview Financial has provided a $9.5 million construction loan to PV Asset Management for the development of 120 student housing units located at 625 Elm Street Prairie View in Prairie View, TX. The site is walking distance to the Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) with enrollment of approximately 9,000 students. With this loan, construction has now commenced with completion anticipated for Q2 2021.

Parkview’s loan will be used exclusively for the first phase of a 390-unit student housing project situated on 12.5 acres within a 30-acre master-planned project called Prairie View Plaza. In addition to the student housing portion, Prairie View Plaza will ultimately include 70 townhomes for sale, 100 apartments and 58,000 square feet (sf) of retail.

“We are pleased to provide this financing to PV Asset Management, an experienced real estate investment manager and developer that is focused on developing student housing at underserved universities,” said Paul Rahimian, CEO of Parkview Financial.

Rahimian added, “Many traditional lenders shy away from student housing in general, especially in rural areas such as Prairie View, Texas. However, we did extensive research and identified the huge shortfall of student housing supply for PVAMU. This project is really needed and desired by the community. The City, the university and the students have all been extremely supportive of this important project.”

The 120 units will include 72 one-bedroom/one-bath units totaling 625 sf and 48 two-bedroom/two-bathroom units totaling 900 sf. All units will include a washer/dryer, full kitchen appliances, and walk-in closets. The project’s common area amenities will feature a pool, tennis courts, bike/walking trails, and a clubhouse.

About Parkview Financial

Parkview Financial is a direct private lender specializing in ground-up commercial and residential real estate financing. Through a private real estate debt fund, Parkview provides short-term bridge and construction loans secured by first trust deeds to developers throughout the United States. Since launching the Fund in 2015, Parkview has successfully executed in excess of $1.3 billion in financing for more than 114 multifamily, retail, office, industrial and mixed-use projects. The executed loan size ranges between $5 million to $100 million. 

With corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, and offices in Seattle and Denver, our firm has grown exponentially since it was founded in 2009 by Paul Rahimian, its CEO. Parkview has earned an unparalleled reputation within the commercial real estate industry as one of the most respected private construction lenders in the nation. This has been accomplished through our proven ability to provide fast, creative financing solutions to borrowers who need more leverage and certainty of execution. Fortified with an experienced team of in-house experts, Parkview is able to be nimble and creative even when it comes to some of the most challenging projects.


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