Sarasota-Based Insula Companies Fetches $32.6 Million in Recent Property Sale
Kissimmee Apartment Community Marks Firm’s 5 Completed Transaction in 2016

Valencian Apartments Sells for $32.6 MillionSARASOTA, Fla. – October 21 , 2016 – Insula Companies – a Sarasota-based firm specializing in apartment community Acquisition and revitalization on behalf of investors – has successfully completed the sale of Valencian Apartments in Kissimmee, Florida, to a private investor for $32.6 Million on October 3, 2016. Insula Companies has sold 5 revitalized properties in the past year, resulting in significant high-yield returns for its equity investors.

“We are proud of our work on the Valencian in Kissimmee,” said Fred Cochran, President of Insula Companies. “This project further reinforces our positive track record of bringing value and returns to our investors through effective management services, widespread improvements and high occupancy rates.”

Insula Companies purchased the 366-unit property off-market for $16.75 Million in 2014. The firm spent approximately $3 Million rebranding the property and making major renovations to common area amenities and the exterior curb appeal of the community.

With properties in Tampa Bay, Orlando, Lakeland and throughout Southwest Florida, Insula Companies pursues only the communities considered to have the best future value for investors. An apartment community must be a 15- to 40-year-old class B or C property with a minimum of 150 units, present value-added potential through cosmetic or substantial rehabilitation work, and have market-related and/or management-induced challenges to qualify for Acquisition.

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About Insula Companies
Since 2009, Insula Companies have recognized the potential for apartment community Acquisition and revitalization and provided investors with a portfolio of more than 5,000 units and $450 Million in assets in Florida-based multi-housing complexes. With regional offices serving multiple major Florida markets, the firm has developed an unparalleled understanding of the communities acquired and their future promise for enhancement and return. For more information, visit or call 941.960.7000.

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