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October, 20 2023

The Passive Investors Guide to Choosing the Right Real Estate Project and Sponsor to Lead Your Investment Capital

July, 14 2023

Unlock Joe Berko’s Expert Strategies for Thriving in Turbulent Markets on DiscoverCRE Podcast

Joe Berko, the CEO of Astor Realty Capital, is a featured guest on the highly acclaimed DiscoverCRE Podcast. With his extensive experience and a remarkable $2.2 billion real estate portfolio, Joe Berko has not only weathered market downturns but emerged stronger than ever. In this exclusive episode…

June, 27 2023

2023 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Marika Dzhindzhikashvili, Astor Realty Capital

Astor is proud to announce that Marika Dzhindzhikashvili, our COO, has been awarded the prestigious title of NYREJ Industry Leader in the 2023 Ones to Watch list. This annual spotlight by NYREJ celebrates the accomplishments, challenges, advice, and other key insights from individuals who are shaping…

May, 16 2023

The Dollar’s Depreciation And The Real Estate Impact

Anyone who has changed money or compared forex rates recently will have noticed that the dollar has depreciated. As the world’s reserve currency, the state of the dollar affects the global economy and, bearing in mind the $31.5 trillion of public debt, any likely trouble for the dollar could be a…

March, 17 2023

Rescue Capital: Staying Afloat Amid Uncertainty in the Real Estate Market

Written by Joe Berko, CEO & Founder Astor Realty CapitalPublished Mar 06, 2023,   As we move into 2023, market uncertainty and economic jitters are fueling a wave of distressed real estate transactions. While familiar debt-workout scenarios such as bankruptcies and…

February, 20 2023

Joe Berko, Astor’s CEO & Co-Founder, shares his insights on the evolving landscape of the commercial real estate market.

The economic climate is changing rapidly, and it can be difficult to understand the direction in which we should invest our business energy. Were one to look at the 2023 outlooks provided by several thought leaders in the market, a neat conclusion would be difficult. ●          According…

January, 25 2023

Astor Realty Capital Reports 100% Sales at 1400 Monroe Condo Project in Chicago – 74% total returns on investment

Astor Realty Capital is excited to announce that sales at its condo project, 1400 Monroe, have reached the 100% mark. This boutique 42-unit building, located in the city’s desirable West Loop neighborhood, has been a hit with buyers thanks to its thoughtfully designed units and prime location. With final…

January, 19 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…

November, 7 2022

CEO Joe Berko, summarizes our portfolio performance and talks market conditions in Q3 of 2022

Q3 2022 LETTER TO OUR INVESTORS Dear Friends, Investors and Partners, Thank you for your continued trust in Astor’s operation. As we are in an advanced stage of a softening economy, this report will shed light on the impact of inflation, interest rates, supply chain, and labor markets and the…