Who is Bluerock Real Estate?

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…

Higher Prices Migrate to Far Upper East Side

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…

Study: Millionaires favor real estate

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…

Manhattan Condo Sales Hit Record

The sale price of Manhattan condominiums set a record in 2013, fueled by trophy properties that helped push prices higher than even the last real-estate boom, city records show. They were driven higher by closings in new condominiums such as…

2013: The Year of NY’s Real Estate ‘Bloom’

Whatever else can be said about 2013, it marks the end of an era in real estate. After 12 years presiding over a seemingly boundless real estate market — even with a catastrophic crash wedged in the middle — Mayor…

Cone Heads Uptown

David Cone, the former Yankee and Mets player, recently checked out some full-floor apartments at The Charles, at 1355 First Ave., where sales are handled by Town Residential. Cone — who has five World Series rings and is now a…

Nets Coach Jason Kidd Checks out The Charles

Jason Kidd, the 10-time NBA All-Star — who is not exactly getting stellar reviews in his current role as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, despite its $100 million payroll — has also been busy house hunting in New York.…