About Washington Square
The Cushman and Wakefield Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Advisory Group is pleased to present The Washington Square Apartments, a demonstrated value-add opportunity just 15 minutes from Downtown Philadelphia. Located in Prospect Park, PA, the 30-unit apartment community is perfectly suited for a business plan focused on making substantial rent increases while substantially reducing operating expenses. Washington Square is in excellent condition as The Property has been meticulously maintained through several decades of continuous ownership and regular capital expenditures. Further value can be created through the cosmetic renovation of existing kitchens and bathrooms, adding modern tasteful finishes, and achieving an attractive ROI. Income can also be bolstered through streamlining management expenses and increasing operational efficiency. Rents at the Property trail surrounding comparables of similar vintage by 40%-60%.
Thanks to its affordability and its growing, healthcare-driven economy, Philadelphia has long been known as one of the most stable major apartment markets., with trailing 12-month asking rent growth running at an impressive 9.3% in the fourth quarter of 2021. Suburban apartment performance continues to rise, with many employers allowing their workers to work remotely, Suburban Philadelphia rent growth is forecasted to post a 10% year over year gain, compared to a 4% increase in 2020.