Newman Properties Purchases 26-Unit Multifamily in Salem, MA


Salem, MA- Newman Properties has purchased a 26-unit, brick residential property at 233 Lafayette Street in Salem, MA.

This is the first residential property purchased by Newman Properties in Salem, as they look to expand their portfolio in this area. Little & Company was the listing broker representing the seller, Brian DaPice of the Mega Group represented Newman Properties.   The purchase price for the property was $4,275,000. Financing was provided by Winchester Savings Bank.

The property, which has been known as The Saltonstall Apartments was named after Col. Nathaniel Saltonstall, who was well known in Salem in the late 1600’s.  The building consists of six two-bedrooms, twelve one-bedrooms, five studios, and three efficiency units.

Matthew Newman, Principal and CEO of Newman Properties, commented that he really likes the Salem, Beverly, Peabody and Marblehead areas.  There are colleges, hospitals, and quaint yet bustling downtown areas. He feels these oceanfront communities have tremendous appeal and value for people moving out of the immediate Boston neighborhoods.

This particular property is centrally located in Salem, MA, with easy access to Salem State, the entire downtown historic district, and Salem Harbor. With deep roots in American history, Salem is bursting with culture. Salem is home to the House of Seven Gables, Salem State University, Pioneer Village, the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem Willows Park, and the Peabody Essex Museum. It features historic residential neighborhoods such as  the Federal Street District and the Charter Street Historic District.

With a distinguished portfolio of residential and commercial properties, Newman Properties owns and manages over 500 residential units as well as numerous office and retail properties. The company has bought and sold over $500 million dollars worth of property in the areas surrounding Boston, Massachusetts’ South Shore, and now North Shore! Currently, the company has projects in the pipeline that include condo conversions, renovation and add-value projects, as well as buy and hold projects. In addition, the company is overseeing multiple developments, including ground-up construction projects, and is seeking new acquisitions.