News release

$21.65M in refinancing secured for The Lexington apartments in Hoboken

JLL Capital Markets represented JDA Group, LLC to secure the loan with Freddie Mac 

November 30, 2020

MORRISTOWN, N.J., November 30, 2020 – JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has arranged $21.65 million in refinancing for The Lexington, a multi-housing community consisting of 50 apartments across two, five-story buildings in Hoboken, New Jersey.

JLL worked on behalf of the borrower, JDA Group, LLC, to secure the 10-year loan through Freddie Mac. The loan will be serviced by JLL Real Estate Capital, LLC, a Freddie Mac Optigo℠ lender.

Constructed in 2007, the 100%-occupied property spans across 7th St., between Adams St. and Grand St. with a central courtyard separating the two buildings. The Lexington consists of nine one-bedroom, 40 two-bedroom and one three-bedroom units, averaging 1,037 square feet per unit. In-unit amenities include modern, open concept floor plans with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, bay windows, walk-in closets and the convenience of in-unit washer and dryers.

The Lexington also boasts an array of community amenities including a fitness center, a 10,000-square-foot central courtyard, that features a tranquility garden, playground, grilling stations, a fire pit, secure building access with intercom, covered parking and storage units.

“JDA Group, LLC made the decision to refinance this property and went through a lengthy interview process choosing JLL for a variety of reasons,” said Gregory Dell’Aquila, Chief Executive Officer, JDA Group, LLC. “We provided parameters required to make the deal work, JLL not only met our expectations but exceeded them.”

The JLL Capital Markets team representing the borrower was led by Senior Managing Director Michael Klein and Director Matthew Pizzolato.

“We were excited to be a part of this transaction and help our client take advantage of these historically low interest rates,” said Pizzolato. “The agencies continue to be the most competitive lender for stabilized multi-housing product, and we were able work with Freddie Mac to lock in a competitive interest rate for 10-years while also achieving full term interest only.”

“JDA Group built a fantastic community back in 2007 that has continued to stand the test of time,” adds Klein. “Freddie Mac quickly recognized the strength of the borrower’s management capabilities and the pride they put into maintaining a Class A community that still has many of its original tenants.”

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether investment sales advisory, debt placement, equity placement or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion in 2019, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 92,000 as of September 30, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

About JDA Group, LLC

Headquartered in Hoboken, N.J., JDA Group, LLC and its companies (JDA) are a privately held commercial and residential development firm serving the metropolitan area. With a growing portfolio of sought-after properties, JDA is known for its ability to establish distinctive development practices in varying locations, building types and cities. The company brings a common attention to detail in all phases of the development process providing a results-oriented, hands-on approach beginning with acquisition and development right through construction, leasing and property management. For more info, visit