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Toll Brothers Apartment Living® / The Davis Companies Joint Venture Secures $51 Million Construction Loan to Develop New Luxury Rental Community in Atlanta’s Brookhaven Market

Horsham, PA, Jan. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL) (www.TollBrothers.com), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, through its Toll Brothers Apartment Living® rental subsidiary, along with its joint venture partner The Davis Companies, announced today that the partnership has secured a $51 million construction loan facility from Capital One for the construction of Oleander, a 348-unit luxury apartment community in Atlanta, Georgia. The total project cost is approximately $78 million. The debt and equity financing were arranged by Toll Brothers’ in-house Finance Department.

Leasing is projected to commence in mid-2019.  Affiliates of Toll Brothers Apartment Living will manage Oleander’s development, marketing, leasing and property management.   

Oleander is located on a 4.1-acre parcel within Emory University’s 60-acre master-planned medical campus. Within the master plan and adjacent to the site is the Atlanta Hawks practice facility, as well as Emory’s orthopedic outpatient care facility.  Walkable from the site across North Druid Hill Road is Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s new campus, including a 260,000 SF pediatric ambulatory center, and a $1.3 billion, 446-bed children’s hospital.  

Oleander will feature highly sought after, boutique-inspired amenities such as a resort-style pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a luxurious club room with coffee bar, a dining room, lush courtyards and more. Co-working spaces will be available. The pet-friendly community will offer a pet spa and a dog park.

“We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with The Davis Companies with the development of Oleander, an exciting luxury apartment community in Atlanta,” said Charles Elliott, President, Toll Brothers Apartment Living. “With its convenient location, strong demographics and proximity to major job hubs, Brookhaven is an ideal setting for our continued expansion in Atlanta.”

Quentin Reynolds, Head of Investments for The Davis Companies, added, “This is our fifth multifamily development project with Toll Brothers, and our first in Atlanta with them. It has been a great alliance." 

“We are thrilled to add this well-located residential development to The Davis Companies’ Atlanta portfolio.  We recently completed an extensive reconstruction and repositioning of Tucker Exchange, a 234,596 SF commercial office building in Tucker, GA and we’re excited about the opening of Chelsea Westside, a project consisting of 92 newly-built townhome units on Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard.”

Fred Cooper, Toll Brothers’ Senior Vice President for Finance, International Development and Investor Relations, stated:

“Toll Brothers Apartment Living has a pipeline of over 14,000 units we plan to develop, all in joint ventures, in urban and suburban markets across the U.S. We are thrilled to be working again with The Davis Companies, with whom we have projects in suburban Boston, suburban Philadelphia, Princeton and now Atlanta. We are also excited to be working with Capital One, which has been a significant construction lender for us on both condo and rental joint venture projects in a variety of markets.”

Please visit www.TollBrothersApartmentLiving.com for future updates and information regarding the community.

Toll Brothers, Inc., A FORTUNE 500 Company, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. The Company began business over fifty 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 move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers, as well as urban and suburban renters. It operates in 20 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (Toll Brothers Apartment Living), Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, as well as in the District of Columbia.

Toll Brothers builds an array of luxury residential single-family detached, attached home, master planned resort-style golf, and urban low-, mid-, and high-rise communities, principally on land it develops and improves. The Company acquires and develops rental apartment and commercial properties through Toll Brothers Apartment Living, Toll Brothers Campus Living, and the affiliated Toll Brothers Realty Trust, and develops urban low-, mid-, and high-rise for-sale condominiums through Toll Brothers City Living. The Company operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land development and land sale, golf course development and management, and landscape subsidiaries. Toll Brothers also operates its own security company, TBI Smart Home Solutions, which also provides homeowners with home automation and technology options. The Company also operates its own lumber distribution, house component assembly, and manufacturing operations. Through its Gibraltar Real Estate Capital joint venture, the Company provides builders and developers with land banking, non-recourse debt and equity capital.

In 2019, Toll Brothers was named World’s Most Admired Home Building Company in Fortune magazine’s survey of the World’s Most Admired Companies, the fifth year in a row it has been so honored. Toll Brothers was named 2014 Builder of the Year by Builder magazine and is honored to have been awarded Builder of the Year in 2012 by Professional Builder magazine, making it the first two-time recipient. Toll Brothers proudly supports the communities in which it builds; among other philanthropic pursuits, the Company sponsors the Toll Brothers Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, bringing opera to neighborhoods throughout the world.  For more information, visit www.tollbrothers.com.

Toll Brothers Apartment Living is the apartment development division of Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL), an award-winning Fortune 500 company and the nation’s premier builder of luxury homes. Toll Brothers Apartment Living is bringing the same quality, value, and service familiar to luxury home buyers throughout the country to upscale rental 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 the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes. For more information visit TollBrothersApartmentLiving.com.

About The Davis Companies

The Davis Companies is an integrated real estate investment, development and management firm headquartered in Boston that has invested more than $4 billion in gross asset value through real estate equity, debt and fixed-income securities. A combination of capital markets, development and management expertise allows The Davis Companies to nimbly tackle complex opportunities. Directly, and with its valued partners, The Davis Companies currently owns a real estate portfolio of approximately 12 million square feet of office, multifamily, retail, hospitality, light industrial, healthcare and life science properties across the Eastern United States. For further information, visit www.thedaviscompanies.com.

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Frederick N. Cooper
Toll Brothers