Press Releases

Bluerock Real Estate announced today that it has closed an $86 million construction loan with Starwood Property Trust, the nation’s largest commercial mortgage real estate investment trust. The funds will be used to construct a 31-story luxury condominium development known as “The Charles,” located on First Avenue between 72nd and 73rd streets in New York City. In anticipation of...

Bluerock Enhanced Multifamily Trust, Inc. (“BEMT” or the “Company”) today announced an estimated net asset value of the Company’s common stock of $10.04 per share as of December 17, 2012, based on independent appraisals of its real estate assets. The estimated per share value is based on the estimated value of the Company’s assets less the estimated value of the...

Bluerock Enhanced Multifamily Trust, Inc. (“BEMT”), announced today its investment in a 266‐unit Class A multifamily development project in the Berry Hill/Melrose neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, through a joint venture with Stonehenge Real Estate Group. The project, known as 23Hundred at Berry Hill, is BEMT’s second investment in the thriving Nashville market. Upon completion, which is slated for early 2014, the...

Bluerock Real Estate, LLC is announcing the sale of The Stratford apartments in San Antonio, Texas, a 269-unit apartment community acquired in December, 2008. The Property was purchased in a joint venture with The Lynd Company, as part of a three-property Texas portfolio acquired from a publicly traded REIT. The portfolio was acquired in the immediate aftermath of the market...

Bluerock Enhanced Multifamily Trust, Inc. (“BEMT” or the “Company”), announced today that it has acquired Enders Place at Baldwin Park, a multifamily community located in Orlando, Florida, through a joint venture with Waypoint Residential. Enders Place is one of several communities within the larger Baldwin Park development. Pedestrian-friendly with 215 acres of park space, nature trails and amenities, Baldwin Park...

Bluerock Enhanced Multifamily Trust, Inc. (“BEMT” or the “Company”) today announced that the Independent Members of the Board of Directors had approved a reduction in the Advisor’s Asset Management Fee to 0.65% from 1.0% per annum, which is expected to generate significant annual expense savings over time. In exchange for the reduction, the Board approved an increase in the Advisor’s...

Bluerock Real Estate, LLC (“Bluerock”) has announced the sale of the Archstone Tech Ridge Apartment Community in Austin, TX to a partnership of The Carlyle Group and the Carroll Organization. The 256-unit community was only 50% complete when Bluerock acquired it with development partner, Archstone, in February 2010. At the time of Bluerock’s sale, the property was over 95% leased,...

Bluerock Enhanced Multifamily Trust, Inc. (“BEMT” or the “Company”) today announced net income of $4.9 million, or $3.17 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, as compared to a net loss of $702,000, or $0.93 per share, in the same quarter last year. The quarter’s strong results are attributable to increases in operating profitability and improved fundraising as well...

Bluerock Real Estate, LLC announced today that financial services and real estate industry veteran Randy Anderson, Ph.D. has joined the company as part of the Senior Executive team. Dr. Anderson will serve as Managing Director - Product Development, leading the expansion of Bluerock’s alternative investment programs to meet a richer and more diverse range of investment goals for investors. He will...

Bluerock Real Estate, LLC a national real estate investment firm, announced today the addition of Sori Farsheed to lead the Relationship Management Team for Bluerock and Bluerock Capital Markets, the company’s Dealer-Manager. As Executive Vice President and head of Relationship Management at Bluerock Capital Markets, Ms. Farsheed will be responsible for growing the company’s sales and distribution network capabilities, including a...