Ismael Leyva-designed condo project The Charles at 1355 First Avenue has unleashed its full website. The 32-story, 29-unit Bluerock Real Estate project is all full-floor residences, all the time, with interiors by David Collins Studio. Unit sizes range from 3,135 to 4,535 square feet. Every apartment has four bedrooms, a private elevator landing, ceiling heights up to 10’7″, custom wood doors, white...

As real estate markets across the U.S. recover from their long swoon, homeowners’ sighs of relief are practically audible. Financial advisors, meanwhile, are again fielding requests from clients to put real estate back into their portfolios for diversification. Naturally, experts are trying to find techniques that might protect investors against even a partial repeat of the 2008 disaster. This can be...

As real estate markets across the U.S. recover from their long swoon, homeowners’ sighs of relief are practically audible. Financial advisors, meanwhile, are again fielding requests from clients to put real estate back into their portfolios for diversification. Naturally, experts are trying to find techniques that might protect investors against even a partial repeat of the 2008 disaster. Some advisors recommend...

Investment management firm Bluerock today announced the repositioning of its non-traded REIT with a growth strategy to reflect updated market conditions. The company announced a name change to Bluerock Multifamily Growth REIT (‘BMG’) as well. BMG also announced that Dr. Randy Anderson has been appointed its Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Bluerock founder and CEO Ramin Kamfar. Dr. Anderson brings a track...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. apartment vacancy rate fell to its lowest level in more than a decade, but persistent stagnant income growth for U.S. workers has tempered the ability of landlords to raise rents, according to an industry report released on Wednesday. The national apartment vacancy rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 4.3 percent in the first quarter, the...

New products introduced over the last week include a pure trend fund from Salient and a new ETF from Global X. In addition, Bluerock launched its Total Income+ Real Estate Fund. Here are the latest developments of interest to advisors: Read Article[icon icon="arrow-up-right" class="external-link" size="12px" color="#6693bc" style="font-weight: normal; border: 1px solid #6693bc; margin-left: 5px;" /]...

[image_frame align=""][/image_frame] Unlike most REITs, the new Total Income+ Real Estate Fund offers individuals the chance to invest in private real estate opportunities, Dr. Randy Anderson, President of Bluerock Real Estate, tells Gregg Greenberg. Watch Video[icon icon="arrow-up-right" class="external-link" size="12px" color="#6693bc" style="font-weight: normal; border: 1px solid #6693bc; margin-left: 5px;" /]...

Investment firm Bluerock has announced the launch of its Total Income+ Real Estate Fund (“TI+” ticker: TIPRX). A public fund of funds, TI+ is providing individual investors an opportunity to invest alongside endowments and pension plans with leading institutional real estate managers otherwise inaccessible to them due to large minimum investment size or other restrictions. Mercer Investment Management, Inc., a top-ranked...

The multifamily sector is still hot, and it doesn't seem like that's going to change any time soon. That's the take of Jim McDevitt, president of Berkeley Point, a multifamily capital solutions provider. He recently spoke with GlobeSt.com about different lending trends in the multifamily sector, how the GSEs are doing, the impact of increasing home ownership and other topics....

Long before the first piece of limestone was laid for Rosario Candela’s 740 Park Ave., in 1929, it seemed as if the words “Social Register” were carved on every door on the Upper East Side. The grand apartment buildings of Fifth, Madison and Park avenues were large, expensive and protected by the most coldblooded of co-op boards. (If you didn’t like...