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01/17 2023
As markets remain uncertain, institutional investors are confident in real estate investments & turning to local private equity firms for maximum returns

Published January 17, 2023 – New York Real Estate Journal Institutional investors, such as insurance companies and pension funds, are weighing their options in the real estate market when making key decisions about allocating investments. In today’s climate of uncertainty around economic recovery rates, inflation levels, and interest rates––real assets offer an attractive potential for

09/07 2022
Women are making strides in commercial real estate

Published September 7th, 2022 on In recent years, more women have been making serious strides in commercial real estate, and women-owned businesses are on the rise. According to a 2020 Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) report, women made up just 36% of the industry, while women holding executive positions only amounted to 9%. Additionally, a number of

02/22 2022
Commercial Real Estate Investing Trends

FEBRUARY 22, 2022 –  Published in AZ Big Media   Commercial real estate (CRE) is regarded as one of the most reliable performers in regard to investing, stability consistency, and a profitable market. However, the pandemic has brought on a slew of challenges resulting in volatility in the commercial real estate market. From rising interest

11/28 2017
Offshore capital taking over traditional real estate financing – by Joe Berko

November 21, 2017 – NYREJ The Israeli Bond market is booming. To date, 27 US real estate entities have gone to the Israeli public debt markets, bringing back approximately $6 billion to the shores of the U.S. Initially seen as a financing fad limited to the those operating in the metro-NYC market, US issuers from

01/04 2019
2018: Year in Review, Michael Korine

What was your most notable project, deal, transaction or professional achievement in 2018? In 2018, we at Berko & Associates have significantly enhanced our brokerage business model. After launching a new debt platform in 2017, we expanded our focus in our new company, Astor Realty Capital, to equity investments in major markets across the US.

02/13 1980
Berko & Associates Negotiates $30,600,000 Transaction on Bleecker

Manhattan, NY Berko & Associates has completed the sale of a $30.6 million block of retail at the base of the Atrium Building. The asset is located at 152-168 Bleecker St. in Greenwich Village between Sullivan and Thompson Sts. Angel Ramos and Steve Geller, both associate brokers at Berko & Assocs., negotiated the deal. The

01/29 1950
Berko & Associates Brokers $24,000,000 Sale of 809 Broadway

Berko & Associates announced the $24 million sale of 809 Broadway — the former Blatt Billiards loft building, south of Union Square — to IDM Capital, which plans to build a fifteen story commercial/residential tower on the site. “We were able to raise significant interest and had multiple offers from qualified buyers,” said Joe Berko,

08/16 2016
Futures Sag After Records Repeat With Asia Opening Mixed

Futures for U.S. markets were lower late Monday after investors pushed all three major U.S. indices to fresh records during regular trading amid a dearth of bad news. Futures for Nasdaq were off 0.09%, while the S&P 500 trimmed 0.1% and the Dow Jones Industrials 0.09% at 10:06 p.m. EDT. U.S. indices closed at renewed

03/02 2016
Berko Launches Hospitality Group

Berko & Associates, a New York City-based multidisciplinary real estate brokerage firm that specializes in strategic solutions for investors, has launched a hospitality group that will specialize in comprehensive support to the Hospitality Industry. Berko & Associates will be adapting to the specific needs of each investor to provide a level of service unrivaled in

01/05 2016
International Capital is Flowing

International capital has been flowing into the United States at a large and ever-increasing scale, dominated by Canadian, Chinese, Australian, and South Korean sources. Canada, the largest investor into the United States, provided much of their capital through their REITs, which allow investors to take advantage of investment grade assets outside of Canada, where the