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Vista Announces Groundbreaking of a workforce housing Multifamily project in Atlanta, Georgia

Carmel Vista, a 228 unit garden apartment community, is located in the rapidly growing Atlanta suburb of McDonough, GA

 

VISTA announces groundbreaking on its newest garden style apartment community. Trustmark National Bank provided Construction financing for the $35 million project. Eduard de Guardiola, principal and founder of Vista, formed a joint venture to provide the project equity.

Carmel Vista will address pent-up demand in a burgeoning community with a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment units. Residents at Carmel Vista will have convenient access to Heritage Park, Stewart Park, Big Springs Park, and Alexander Park. In addition Carmel Vista will be located in proximity to Atlanta Motor Speedway, Henry Town Center shopping area, and the Newman Wetlands Center. In addition to local amenities, Carmel Vista’s close proximity to I-75 provides rapid access to amenities in Atlanta and the surrounding area.

Carmel Vista, is the latest development that is part of Vista’s corporate commitment to provide workforce housing with attainable rents, for those who want to live work and play in well planned community with modern units and up to date amenities.

Vista, founded in 2000, is an Atlanta-based real estate investment company specializing in the operation and development of rental and for‑sale multifamily housing throughout the Southeast.

VISTA REALTY PARTNERS (“Vista”)

Announces $70 million Sale of 280 apartment units in Atlanta, Georgia and 324 units in Kennesaw, Georgia

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, August 29, 2019 – Vista has recently sold the 280-unit Longwood Vista Apartments and the 324-unit Lakeside Vista Apartments for $70 million.  Vista developed the properties nearly 15 years ago utilizing Low-Income Housing Tax Credits.  Fairfield Residential was the Buyer.

Longwood Vista is in the Global Forum Development on Buford Highway. It is conveniently located near the new mixed-used development, Assembly Yards, as well as Central Perimeter and Buckhead employment centers.  Lakeside Vista is located in the master planned, beautifully landscaped Ellison Lakes Community in the suburb of Kennesaw, Georgia.

At the time these properties were developed the need for affordable housing wasn’t given the level of attention it receives today. The sale to Fairfield was especially important to Vista’s CEO, Eduard de Guardiola, as Fairfield is a leader in affordable housing across the county, and Mr. de Guardiola wanted to ensure that these properties remained affordable to serve the needs of the community.

Historically strong property performance combined with an excellent location with significant barriers to entry created an ideal opportunity for the buyer to increase its presence in the Atlanta affordable housing market.

Fairfield’s Director of Affordable Housing, Paul Kudirka, was pleased that Fairfield had the opportunity to preserve 604 units of much needed affordable housing in the greater Atlanta area. Fairfield has been steadily expanding in the affordable housing sector, currently owns over 8,000 affordable housing units, and has a large long-term affordable housing fund with a goal of creating, preserving, and improving affordable housing nationwide.

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/08/28/fairfield-residential-pays-over-70-million-for.html

 

VISTA REALTY PARTNERS ANNOUNCES $41 MILLION MULTIFAMILY PROJECT

Development of 303-unit apartment complex in Douglas County

(ATLANTA, GEORGIA. July 16th, 2019) – Vista Realty Partners (“Vista”) recently announced its newest community in Douglasville GA., a 303-unit multifamily apartment complex located near Sweetwater Creek State Park. The $41 million project has received $26 million of construction financing from Synovus Bank.

Future residents will enjoy an on-site nature trail, fitness area and bucolic atmosphere amidst 40 acres of woodlands that surround the property. The project, which is the latest development that is part of Vista’s corporate commitment to provide housing with attainable rents, will feature units from $850 for a one-bedroom residence, to $1,500 for a three-bedroom residence.

“This project is exciting because it will be the first new multifamily housing development in this submarket in the last decade. Moreover, it will be targeted to individuals and families that are seeking equitable housing and fair price points, without sacrificing the amenities of modern apartment communities.” – Eduard de Guardiola, Vista CEO.

Unit sizes range from 600 square feet to 1,450 square feet. The innovative design by Phillips Architects imbue the feel of a master-planned apartment community typically reserved for metropolitan developments, but is nestled in a uniquely private, suburban environment.

Located on Riverside Parkway, the community will provide convenient access to both

I-20 and I-285 corridor and is close to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown district.

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/07/11/300-unit-apartment-complex-planned-near-sweetwater.html

 

Professional Interviews

Eduard J. de Guardiola appeared on both Inspirery as well as Ideamensch. These are popular interview platforms that discover and interview entrepreneurs to learn about how they started their business. On these interview platforms, Eduard discussed how he started his professional career as well as the struggles he overcame. In addition, he talked about how he came up with the idea for Vista Realty Partners and Guardiola Family Office. While discussing the challenges and obstacles he’s had to overcome over the years, Eduard also discusses some tips and advice he would give to his younger self, as well as other young entrepreneurs that are just embarking on their real estate journey.

Feature Articles

On Patch and Prague Post, CEO Eduard de Guardiola discusses mentoring. More specifically, he talks about the importance of mentoring and grooming eager young minds. Doing so allows leadership to be passed down from one person to the next. As Eduard points out, he is a successful person today because he learned from his father. He learned the proper attitude when coming across challenges. He also learned to not give up when coming across obstacles. Instead, one should always treat it as an opportunity to grow. As such, Eduard’s dream, aside from establishing de Guardiola Family Office, is to help others. He wishes to help, aid, and guide other individuals to achieve success.

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CEO Eduard de Guardiola As Seen In The Media

 

Eduard de Guardiola – Founder of Vista Realty Partners

Expect many of your initial endeavors will be less than ideal. Some will outright fail. Accept that. No matter what you think you’re calling is, be prepared to adapt. Opportunities will be available to seize. Born in Havana, Cuba in 1960, Eduard de Guardiola found himself in a new country when he was just six years old.

Eduard J. de Guardiola | Inspirery

Eduard J. de Guardiola was born in Havana, Cuba in 1960. When the Castro family came into political office, his family fled from Cuba to Miami, Florida in the United States. This family of eight, came to the new country while Eduard was only six years old.

Eduard de Guardiola on the Value of Mentorship in Real Estate – BlogProcess

Like all young professionals, real estate entrepreneurs benefit from strong mentorship in their field. Having a mentor is associated with greater success in growing a career. Millennials are reluctant to ask for a mentor. These young executives should be encouraged to look for mentorship.

Eduard J. de Guardiola on Mentoring, Charity, Some Important Tips | Prague Post

Eduard de Guardiola is the founder of real estate company Vista Realty Partners which he created in 2000. The idea behind it was to develop a multifamily organization that will own, manages and develops assets. In the beginning, Eduard de Guardiola wanted to focus on the Southeast region.

Veteran Real Estate Developer Opens de Guardiola Family Office To Fund Real Estate Upstarts

ATLANTA, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Vista Realty Partners’ CEO Eduard J. de Guardiola will incorporate more than 30 years of experience to his latest venture, the de Guardiola Family Office, LLC., targeting upstart residential, retail and commercial real estate investment opportunities.

Eduard de Guardiola | Crunchbase

Eduard J. de Guardiola founded the real estate investment company, Vista Realty Partners, in 2000 with a vision in mind: creating a uniquely ef…

Couple linked to another Midtown sale

Palm Beacher and developer Eduard de Guardiola lately has been among those keeping real estate attorneys busy with closings. About three months ago, he paid $15.5 million for a lakefront house on El Brillo Way in a complex deal orchestrated by broker Lawrence Moens of Lawrence A.

EXCLUSIVE: Atlanta developer launches $100 million fund for real estate upstarts – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta-based Vista Realty Partners CEO Eduard de Guardiola is starting a new venture targeting upstart residential, retail and commercial real estate investment opportunities. In addition to selling 2,500 apartment units in the last 18 months in Atlanta for $265 million, de Guardiola is launching the de Guardiola Family Office LLC with $100 million to seed, provide growth capital to and mentor development companies.

Eduard de Guardiola on Mentoring, Charity, Some Important Tips

Eduard de Guardiola is the founder of real estate company Vista Realty Partners which he created in 2000. The idea behind it was to develop a multifamily organization that will own, manages and develops assets. In the beginning, Eduard de Guardiola wanted….

Eduard de Guardiola sells home in Palm Beach to Carl D. Panattoni – South Florida Business Journal

Carl D. Panattoni, the chairman of a major California commercial real estate firm, and wife Mary Jane Panattoni acquired a recently-completed mansion in Palm Beach for $18 million. Moreover, the 8,641-square-foot home at 8 Golfview Road was sold by 8 Golfview LLC, managed by local developer Eduard de Guardiola, CEO of Vista Realty Partners in Atlanta.

Developer strikes $168 million deal – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Focus Group Inc., a privately held apartment developer based in Atlanta, has sold its entire portfolio of 2,600 apartment units for $168 million in cash and stock. However, don’t look for Focus principals Gerald Blonder, Michael Blonder and President Ed de Guardiola to bask on the decks of their yachts just yet; the trio is aiming for a repeat performance.

Why Palm Beach officials needed more than a year to OK house design

Neighbors on Via Vizcaya in Palm Beach’s Estate Section finally know what may rise on one of two vacant lakefront lots at the end of the circular street. A Mediterranean-style house – to be developed on speculation at 235 Via Vizcaya – has won approval from the Architectural Commission, more than a year after plans were first presented for the property.

Atlanta Real Estate Company Closes Significant Deal With Hudson Capital Properties

Sale included 220 luxury apartment units in Sandy Springs, Georgia

VISTA REALTY PARTNERS (“Vista”) Announces Groundbreaking of a Multifamily project at Major Mixed-Use Development in Cobb County (Atlanta), Georgia – The Business Journals

VISTA REALTY PARTNERS (“Vista”) Announces Groundbreaking of a Multifamily project at Major Mixed-Use Development in Cobb County (Atlanta)VISTA ANNOUNCES groundbreaking on its newest community in Atlanta, GA which includes 298 luxury apartments. Furthermore, Synovus Bank provided Construction financing for the $60 million project

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ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VISTA ANNOUNCES groundbreaking on its newest community in Atlanta, GA which includes 298 luxury apartments. Synovus Bank provided Construction financing for the $60 million project. A joint venture between Nationwide Insurance Co. and Eduard de Guardiola, principal and founder of Vista, provided the equity.

VISTA REALTY PARTNERS (“Vista”) Announces Groundbreaking of a Multifamily project at Major Mixed-Use Development in Cobb County (Atlanta), Georgia

ATLANTA , Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VISTA ANNOUNCES groundbreaking on its newest community in Atlanta, GA which includes 298 luxury apartments. In addition, Synovus Bank provided Construction financing for the …

VISTA REALTY PARTNERS (”Vista”) Announces Groundbreaking of a Multifamily Project at Major Mixed-Use Development in Cobb County (Atlanta), Georgia

ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / November 2, 2018 / VISTA announces groundbreaking on its newest community in Atlanta, GA which includes 298 luxury apartments. Additionally, Synovus Bank provided Construction financing for the $60 million project. A joint venture between Nationwide Insurance Co. and Eduard de Guardiola, principal and founder of Vista, provided the equity.