PeakMade Real Estate Opens Theory Gainesville Near The University of Florida

PeakMade Real Estate Opens Theory Gainesville near the University of Florida

ATLANTA, GA. | September 26, 2023 – PeakMade Real Estate (“Peak”) and Blue Vista Capital Management (“Blue Vista”) recently opened the first phase of Theory Gainesville near the University of Florida (“UF”) in Gainesville, Florida.  The 532-bed first phase completed ahead of schedule and welcomed its first residents in early August 2023.  Upon completion of the second phase of the project, Theory Gainesville will contain a total of 861 beds in 298 units.

The property offers studios through 5-bedroom apartment homes and townhomes that come fully furnished with market leading features and finishes.  The property’s robust amenity package includes a state-of-the-art roof-top fitness center, a roof-top pool with outdoor jumbotron theater, an academic lounge with individual and group study rooms, podcast rooms, a large club room, multiple outdoor courtyards, and ample parking.

Theory Gainesville is ideally located within a few blocks of the UF campus and the University Avenue corridor providing convenient access to UF and downtown Gainesville.

“We are very excited to be a part of the Gainesville community with a well-conceived student apartment community to serve the growing enrollment of the University of Florida.” commented Jeff Githens, President of Development

“We’ve worked closely with Peak to deliver a modern student living experience with close proximity to the campus, University Avenue and downtown Gainesville entertainment and amenities, and we look forward to welcoming University of Florida students to Theory Gainesville,” said Jason Schwartz, Managing Principal at Blue Vista Capital Management.

About PeakMade Real Estate

PeakMade Real Estate is an institutional-grade development and property management company based in Atlanta, Georgia, focused exclusively on the student housing industry. The companies’ experienced professionals offer an unmatched ability to execute on strategies consistent with the goals and long-term investment strategies of its partners. The Company has developed over 17,000 beds of purpose-built student housing, and have managed an average of 55,000 beds annually, with a combined valuation of more than $3.5 billion for investors nationwide, making them one of the largest private student operators in the United States.

About Blue Vista

Blue Vista is a Chicago-based investment management firm focused on helping investors maximize returns through best-in-class real estate equity and credit strategies across the risk-return spectrum. Blue Vista offers investors the benefits of a vertically integrated platform, complementary strategies managed by experienced teams, and deep expertise as an owner, operator and lender across all property types and various markets in the U.S. and Canada. Since its inception in 2002, the firm has invested over $13.0 billion in total capitalization, with the goal of challenging the status quo, setting high standards and bringing a relationship-based, client-focused approach to real estate investing. For more information, please visit



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