HOUSTON — Local investment firm Tarantino Properties has acquired Ascension on the Bayou, a 280-unit multifamily community in Houston. The property was completed in 2017 and features a mix of one- and two-bedroom units. Amenities include a pool, outdoor grilling area, fitness plaza with ping pong tables, indoor fitness center, entertainment lounge, business center and a dog park. Cortney Cole and Sterling Curry of HFF arranged a 10-year acquisition loan on behalf of Tarantino for the transaction. The seller was not disclosed.