Joint venture acquires Inland Empire apartments

SoCal property comprises 19 buildings, swimming pool

Kennedy Wilson Inc., in a joint venture with its partner Lehman Brothers Inc., bought a 228-unit multifamily apartment community in Grand Terrace, Calif. The value of the transaction was not disclosed. The Crest, located at 22491 DeBerry St., was purchased from a private trust. The Crest was constructed in 1978 and consists of 19 two-story buildings. The garden-style "bedroom community" rests on nine landscaped acres that feature a swimming pool, spa, clubhouse, fitness center, laundry facilities and a tot lot. Kennedy Wilson plans to upgrade the property amenities and renovate the interior apartments to class A standards. Representing the sale was Robin Ossenbeck and Paul Runkle of Hendricks & Partners. Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Kennedy Wilson is a real estate investment fund management and services firm operating nationwide. *** Send a Letter to the Editor for publication.Send a comment or news tip to our newsroom. Please include the headline of the story....