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 -...

The pace of rent growth for U.S. apartments is accelerating despite an uptick in construction of new dwellings, as the economy steadily improves and vacancies remain stubbornly low. Rental rates increased 1% during the third quarter to an average of $1,111 a month nationwide, according to Reis Inc., a real estate research firm that collects data on 79 U.S. metropolitan areas....

Founded in 2002 by R. Ramin Kamfar, Bluerock Real Estate (“Bluerock”) focuses on core-plus, value-add, opportunistic, and development investment strategies while providing retail investors with the opportunity to invest in institutional quality real estate investments. The Manhattan-based company also has offices in Michigan, Idaho, and California. Among the company’s flagship offerings is Total Income+ Real Estate Fund (“TI+”), a continuously offered...

Third Avenue has long been a dividing line on the Upper East Side. “West of Third” serves as shorthand for the stylish neighborhood in the TV show “Gossip Girl,” where private-school girls live in stately Park Avenue co-ops and shop in boutiques along Madison Avenue. “East of Third” refers to the delis and bagel shops that make up many of...

A BenefitsPro.com article provided a revealing investment strategy favored by America’s millionaires. In the article, entitled, “Millionaires’ favorite alt investment: real estate,” a survey noted that millionaire U.S. investors’ favorite alternative investment is real estate. And it was by a wide margin. According to the Investor Pulse Poll, conducted by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, 77 percent of survey respondents said they...