Fort Collins, Colo. — Brickstone Partners has acquired two student housing communities near the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins for $81 million. The 288-unit portfolio includes Landmark and Stone Creek apartment communities. The new ownership is set to begin comprehensive upgrades on the properties, which will include modernizing units with the addition of new flooring, kitchen and bathroom cabinets, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, upgraded doors, lighting and plumbing fixtures; updated exterior landscaping; common-area improvements; and new finishes within the clubhouse. Both properties offer shared amenities including saltwater swimming pools, fitness centers and dog parks. The seller in the transaction was undisclosed.