Investment Principles

Ansonia’s work is informed by a common set of principles that apply across our activities. Underlying them all is a commitment to integrity in everything we do and to working with others who share that commitment.

  • Utilize realistic underwriting that incorporates a “margin of safety”
  • Focus on asset & operational strategies that create lasting value
  • Conduct thorough due diligence to minimize unknowns
  • Manage risk by measuring & monitoring key performance metrics
  • Respect that each property investment is an investment in a community

Investment Principles

Ansonia’s work is informed by a common set of principles that apply across our activities. Underlying them all is a commitment to integrity in everything we do and to working with others who share that commitment.

  • Utilize realistic underwriting that incorporates a “margin of safety”
  • Focus on asset & operational strategies that create lasting value
  • Conduct thorough due diligence to minimize unknowns
  • Manage risk by measuring & monitoring key performance metrics
  • Respect that each property investment is an investment in a community

Investment Strategy

Ansonia seeks to identify properties with durable advantages in stable to improving locations. From acquisition through disposition, we take a hands-on approach in realizing each property’s business plan and maximizing value.

We thoroughly vet every potential acquisition. Key elements of our process include:

  • Identify submarkets with favorable economic and demographic fundamentals
  • Target attractive assets at a discount to replacement cost
  • Quantify opportunities to add value, increase operational efficiencies and improve margins
  • Favor opportunities that offer multiple value-creation strategies
  • Evaluate the risk inherent in non-controllable expense
  • Match the debt to the business plan

Acquisition Criteria

150+ Units

$25 - 75 Million Acquisition Cost

Typical Leverage 65-75% LTC, Open to Assumable Debt

High-Quality Floor Plans and Physical Attributes

Asset Repositioning Potential

Management Upside Potential

Favorable Employment & Population Trends

Highly Rated School Districts

Convenient to Transit & Neighborhood Amenities

Responsible Stewardship

Each property investment is also an investment in a community, and we believe our investments do best when residents and their communities prosper. We strive to contribute by following fundamental Environmental, Social and Governance best-practices.

Environmental

Ansonia investments implement energy efficiency measures, seek to reduce use of natural resources and waste generated, and avoid toxic materials. We utilize energy benchmarking tools and implement green operational and cleaning standards. Our efforts have been recognized with Enterprise Green Communities and National Green Building Standards Certifications.

Social

Ansonia actively supports the health & safety of residents and staff, promotes community involvement among both site and corporate staff, and incorporates fair housing and equal opportunity training into ongoing professional development.

Governance

Ansonia leadership sets the standard by practicing exemplary integrity, promoting management diversity, and fostering a collaborative, merit-based culture. We maintain open dialogue with the stakeholders with whom we work including vendors, resident councils, and financing partners.

Ansonia

Ansonia Properties

815 W. Van Buren
Ste. 550
Chicago, IL 60607
info@ansoniaproperties.com
(312) 492-8866

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