February 20, 2023

Griffin Capital Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund, L.P. Announces Legacy Encore Apartments as a Finalist for the 2023 Annual Urban Excellence Awards

Griffin Capital Company, LLC (“Griffin Capital”), a leading private real estate investment manager, together with their joint venture partner Legacy Partners (“Legacy”), a privately held national real estate firm, announced that the Legacy Encore Apartments, located in Tampa, Florida, a 228 unit multifamily community, was nominated as a finalist for the 2023 Annual Urban Excellence Awards, in the Landmark Development Project category as well as the People’s Choice Award category. We are excited to announce that the property won the People’s Choice Award.

“The Encore Apartment’s People’s Choice Award is a testament to the power of collaboration and purpose-driven investment. We are proud to have built this landmark project, leaving a legacy that will endure for generations to come,” commented Eric Kaplan, President of Griffin Capital.

The awards ceremony is hosted by The Tampa Downtown Partnership, which is an organization formed to manage the Special Services District which provides supplemental services to the public such as cleaning, safety, homeless outreach, transportation and planning advocacy, and dining/entertainment/event marketing.

The Urban Excellence Awards celebrates businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made significant contributions toward creating a unique, vibrant and diverse downtown environment – and have made a lasting, positive impact on Downtown Tampa.

Legacy Encore is one of nine multifamily communities being developed by Griffin Capital Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund, L.P. which will comprise 3,273 apartment units with an estimated total project cost of approximately $980 million.

Griffin Capital has successfully raised approximately $1.3 billion to date in its Opportunity Zone Funds and has identified 27 investment opportunities which will comprise 9,448 apartment units in 20 cities with an estimated $3.1 billion in total project cost.

About Griffin Capital Company

Griffin Capital Company is a leading full-service real estate investment and management company that for nearly three decades has established a reputation for leadership and innovation led by a team of cycle-tested professionals with expertise in acquisitions, investment management, capital markets, financial reporting, legal, development, and construction management. Since 1995 the Firm has owned, managed, sponsored and/or co-sponsored approximately $23 billion in assets1 across a wide range of real estate sectors and investment structures. The Company’s senior executives and employees have co-invested over $300 million in various investment verticals, aligning Griffin Capital’s interest with those of its investors.

  1. Includes estimated total project costs for assets under construction.

Additional information is available at: www.griffincapital.com.

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