Villa Formosa | 4.75% CAP Rate

West Hollywood, CA 900461234 N Formosa Ave.

Property Type: Multifamily
For Sale


  • Price: $5,150,000
  • Cap Rate: 4.75%
  • GRM: 13.81
  • Cost per SF: $510.91
  • Cost per unit: $321,875
  • Year Built: 1927-1931 | 2016
  • Square Footage: 10,080
  • Lot Size: 6,907 SF
  • Units: 16
  • No. Stories: 2
  • Parking: Street
  • Transaction Type: For Sale
  • Property Type: Multifamily
  • Zoning: WDR3C
  • Building Class: B
  • APN/Parcel ID: 5531-008-017
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Property Description

Lucrum Real Estate Group is proud to present Villa Formosa, located at 1234 North Formosa Avenue. Villa Formosa is a stunning Spanish revival multifamily investment property located in the highly coveted City of West Hollywood. This rare investment opportunity represents the best cap rate (4.75%) currently offered for sale in West Hollywood and a turnkey, high income generating property with roughly ±17% rental upside potential.

In 2016, Villa Formosa underwent a substantial renovation that amounted to a roughly $1.5 million dollar floor to ceiling rebuild. Ownership replaced every major system, including main sewer line, plumbing, electrical, framing, flooring, and roof. The building is individually metered for gas and electricity, and RUBS is in place for tenant water usage.

The apartment building totals ±10,080 square feet and offers 16 large, light, and bright spacious units in one two-story building comprised of:

  • (4) Studios + One-Bath
  • (12) One-Bedroom + One-Bath

The property is situated on a ±6,907 square foot lot zoned WDR3C and originally constructed in 1927-1931.

All but one unit are completely reframed and rebuilt with a convenient and open floor plan. Unit amenities include fully redesigned kitchens and baths with the utmost attention to detail, large arched windows and exposed brick in select units, wood floors throughout, and split-unit central AC and heat.

Aesthetically, the property grounds and building are pristine, offering residents a comfortable living experience.

West Hollywood, California is a robust economic and cultural center and is centrally located near Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, and the districts of Fairfax and Beverly Grove. WeHo is a densely populated and high-demand rental market comprise of small lots, mixed land use, and walkable street grids. It is ranked as one of the most walkable cities in all of California.

Main sources of business and social activities in WeHo are driven by shopping, dining, nightlife, and entertainment. All of which are primarily located in and around the Sunset Strip, Santa Monica Boulevard, and the Avenues of Art & Design along Robertson, Melrose, and Beverly Boulevard. People from all over the globe visit West Hollywood for its iconic destinations and its unparalleled historical connection to music, entertainment, architecture, fashion, and culture-making.

In addition, Villa Formosa is just minutes from some of the most iconic and world-famous attractions, including;

  • Chateau Marmont (1.9 mi)
  • Mondrian Hotel (2.1 mi)
  • The Comedy Store (2.1 mi)
  • The Grove (2.4 mi)
  • The Abbey (2.6 mi)
  • Petit Ermitage (2.6 mi)
  • The Sunset Strip (2.6 mi)
  • The Viper Room (2.8)
  • Pacific Design Center (2.8 mi)
  • Whiskey a Go Go (2.8 mi)
  • Troubadour (2.9 mi)

Property Highlights

  • The most attractive cap rate (4.75%) currently offered for sale in West Hollywood
  • Rebuilt and fully renovated in 2015/16 at a cost of roughly $1.5 million
  • All major building systems are new circa 2015/16
  • Units completely reframed and rebuilt with a convenient and open floor-plan
  • Individually metered for gas and electric
  • Ratio Utility Billing System (RUBS) for tenant water usage
  • Diverse unit mix of (4) studios + one-bath & (12) one-bedroom + one-bath
  • High-income producing turnkey asset with roughly ±17% rental upside potential
  • Select units feature exposed brick and split-unit central AC & heat
  • Located near some of the hottest nightlife and restaurants in all of Los Angeles
  • Located in the heart of West Hollywood, California

Sales Team

Raymond A. Rodriguez IV

Founding PartnerMultifamily Investment Sales
866.582.7865 CA License: 01402283 Download Bio

Mathew Gates Freedman

PartnerCommercial Real Estate Sales
818.585.6888 CA License: 01487954 Download Bio

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