New York, NY (January 30, 2018) - Bluerock Capital Markets (BCM) announced today that it ranks among the direct investment industry's top 4 sponsors in 2017 with over $650 million of new capital raised, and that it continues to see substantial year-over-year growth across all three of its major product lines. Capital raised for BCM's direct investment product suite grew by...

New York, NY (January 25, 2018) - Bluerock Capital Markets, LLC (BCM) announced today that it has hired Rebekah Brooks to serve as Senior Vice President of National Accounts. Ms. Brooks joins BCM during a period of significant growth in sales and distribution across the BCM investment product suite, which includes Bluerock's Total Income+ Real Estate Fund (TI+); Bluerock Value...

New York, NY (February 27, 2017) – Bluerock Real Estate announced today that it achieved substantial growth across all three of its major business units and has emerged among the fastest-growing sellers of real estate-related direct investment product marketed through independent broker-dealers. Despite a year of significant contraction across many real estate-related investment vehicles, the capital raise for Bluerock’s direct...

New York, NY (December 6, 2016) – Bluerock Real Estate announced today that it has appointed 32-year industry veteran, Jeffrey S. Schwaber as CEO of Bluerock Capital Markets, LLC, the managing broker dealer for Bluerock's suite of investment products and funds. Schwaber joins Bluerock from Griffin Capital Securities where he served as President and Head of Distribution and was instrumental in orchestrating...

A Quarterly Publication Summarizing Industry News and Real Estate Market Trends. in the NEWS Goldman: The Search for Yield is Just Getting Started A new note from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. underscores the extent to which life has grown vastly more complicated for bond managers, with a staggering 90 percent of actively-managed high-yield debt funds now failing to meet or surpass their benchmarks this year. "As...

New York, NY (January 13, 2016) – Bluerock Real Estate (“Bluerock” or “Company”) announced today the sellout of its latest 1031 exchange program, BR Clearwater DST, a Class A, 240-unit, apartment community located in Clearwater, Florida. The Company reports that the securities offering, which was released in mid-September, was fully subscribed in less than 60 days for over $19 million...

View the original article by the East Orlando Post here. Florida Apartment Association reports “Smoke-free multifamily housing is in demand among Florida’s renters. In fact, more than 83% of adults in Florida do not smoke, and four out of five of them would prefer to live in smoke-free housing.” This award coincides with the construction milestone of completing all units, with...

This article was originally published by The Di Wire on 12/04/15. Bluerock Growth Fund completed the sale of Artisan on 18th, a Class A, 153-unit multifamily development in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The property sold for $35.2 million, generating a return of two times the company’s original equity investment and a net internal rate of return of approximately 35.2 percent, after a...

New York, NY (December 3, 2015) – Bluerock Growth Fund (“BGF” or the “Company”) completed the successful sale of Artisan on 18th, a Class A, 153-unit, multifamily development in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The property sold for $35.2 million, generating a return of two times (2x) on the Company’s original equity investment, and a net internal rate of return (IRR) of...

Bluerock Real Estate's development condominium The Charles has received significant media attention in the last week as the top six floors sold for a total of $58.635 million. “The penthouse was supposed to be the top two floors, but the buyers said that’s not enough space,” said Bluerock CEO Ramin Kamfar. Top Six Floors of New York Condo Fetch Almost $59 Million -...