REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Harbor Group International, LLC | September 02, 2021
Affiliates of Harbor Group International, LLC, a privately owned international real estate investment and management firm, today announced a joint venture with Cammeby's International Group for the $1.05 billion acquisition of a portfolio of multifamily assets throughout New Jersey. The portfolio consists of 41 workforce housing communities, totaling 5,302 units.
HGI will invest approximately $46 million for capital improvements and enhancements across the properties. The firm will renovate 50% of the interior units and invest in operational improvements throughout the portfolio.
"As we continue to expand our investment platform, the acquisition of the Garden State portfolio represents the large-scale, attractive opportunities Harbor Group International identifies for our investors. This portfolio offers significant value-add potential and mark-to-market opportunity amid growing demand for housing outside of large urban cities," said Richard Litton, President, HGI. "We are pleased to have an experienced partner in Cammeby's as we embark on this venture, given their strong presence in the region."
The portfolio spans 14 cities in North, Central and South New Jersey, with a concentration in Union, Morris and Essex. A majority of the portfolio is located in key suburban markets near major New Jersey employers, including Prudential Financial, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer Corp. and Quest Diagnostics. The portfolio assets are also proximate to other key markets and employment hubs, including New York City and Philadelphia.
Harbor Group Management Company, HGI's property management arm, will assume the management of 10 assets within the portfolio.
Eastdil Secured brokered the transaction and advised on the debt alongside Meridian Capital Group. Lawrence H. Bryant at Williams Mullen served as counsel to HGI and Steven Fleissig at Greenberg Traurig served as counsel to the seller.
"On behalf of Meridian, it was again an honor and privilege to represent Harbor Group International and Cammeby's International Group in negotiating financing for this monumental acquisition. Working in direct coordination with Capital One and Freddie Mac allowed us to secure a combination of fixed- and floating-rate financing that provided optimal flexibility in the short-term while allowing them to achieve their long-term goals for the assets," said Abe Hirsch, Senior Managing Director at Meridian Capital Group.
About Harbor Group International
Harbor Group International, LLC, and its affiliates control an investment portfolio of $14.5 billion including 4.4 million square feet of commercial space throughout the United States and the United Kingdom and 53,000 apartment units in the United States. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, HGI maintains offices in New York, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and Tel Aviv.
Lone Wolf Technologies | July 09, 2020
Lone Wolf Technologies ("Lone Wolf") is thrilled to announce the availability of real estate's first integrated suites of technology solutions targeted to the specific and unique needs of residential real estate stakeholders: Agent Cloud, Team Cloud, Broker Cloud, Franchise Cloud, and Organization Cloud. Each cloud solution connects real estate's leading technology in a single package and is available for purchase today through lwolf.com. "We're excited to announce the release of our cloud solutions today," said Jimmy Kelly, CEO of Lone Wolf. "The industry has long sought end-to-end solutions, but no one's been able to make it happen. We've done that, and more. By fully integrating our solutions and connecting them to some of the best tech providers in North America, we've not only delivered an end-to-end solution, but an entire suite of end-to-end solutions tailored to each stakeholder role in the industry. And we're doing it with the best tech available today, from forms, eSignature, and transaction management to back office, accounting, and insights. With Lone Wolf's clouds, it's now possible to have a complete—and completely connected—digital experience, whether you're an agent, broker, administrator, or buyer and seller. That's real estate re-imagined."
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Fathom Realty | January 27, 2022
Fathom Realty LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fathom Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: FTHM), a national, technology-driven, end-to-end real estate services platform integrating residential brokerage, mortgage, title, insurance, and SaaS offerings for brokerages and agents, today introduced intelliAgent 2.0, the Company's next-generation proprietary, all-in-one technology platform designed to simplify all aspects of brokerage operations and agent transaction management.
Accessible anytime, anywhere and on any device, intelliAgent 2.0. features an enhanced CRM system that intuitively allows agents to better serve existing and prospective clients, as well as a host of new marketing resources for building and customizing personalized websites, sending video messages and launching multiplatform marketing campaigns.
With the rollout of intelliAgent 2.0, we are excited to bring our agents powerful new tools to compete effectively in today's market. Our wholly owned and fully integrated technology platform offers levels of customization unmatched by our peers, with advanced tools that were previously too expensive or out of reach for most agents, We believe that our platform will attract more agents who are looking for the industry's best and most advanced technology, while also wanting to reduce their fees in order to invest more capital into their marketing to further grow their sales."
Josh Harley, Fathom Holdings' founder and CEO.
The new intelliAgent 2.0 platform also allows agents to create customized hyperlocal property market reports and neighborhood information through Fathom's technology platform LiveBy Local™, which can be shared with agents' clients and downloaded for display packets and open houses, as well as used to capture sales leads through dedicated, digital links.
Available free for all Fathom Realty agents, intelliAgent 2.0 will go live on February 9, 2022. Other key features include:
New and improved dashboard for easy navigation and management of daily business activities, active transactions, commissions earned, marketing campaigns, among other platform functionalities.
Fully updated CRM system that can easily import new contacts, allow users to schedule tasks, send emails, SMS and video messages.
Ability to create, manage and track customized marketing campaigns using social media, email, text and video messaging.
Robust marketing resource center that features hundreds of digital marketing designs, outdoor signage and branded materials for all promotion and property management needs.
Lead generation and capture tools linked to personalized websites, social media and other platforms.
Direct access to Fathom Academy, the Company's new enterprise-wide learning management system.
We are thrilled to be able to deliver this powerful new platform to our Fathom agents, The entire intelliAgent team has worked tirelessly to make this product the end-to-end solution that agents need to accelerate the growth of their business. The integration of websites, CRM, marketing, transaction and document management is truly special and takes the intelliAgent product to a new level."
Grady Ligon, CIO at intelliAgent.
With the rollout of intelliAgent 2.0, we now have everything we need in place to better serve our own agents, as well as begin to take the next steps necessary to license our platform to large teams and small- to medium-sized brokerages, while still giving a technological advantage to those agents who join Fathom Realty directly, It is our desire to help other companies thrive, and not just survive. There are nearly 1.6 million REALTORS® and 86,000 brokerages in the United States, and we fully recognize that not all of them can or will join Fathom. With our technology platform, we believe we can significantly accelerate the growth of our total base of agents by white labeling our platform, in addition to our current recruiting and acquisition strategy."
About Fathom Realty LLC
Fathom Realty, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fathom Holdings Inc., is a national, cloud-based, real estate brokerage powered by intelliAgent, a proprietary technology platform that simplifies agent transaction management. The Company currently operates in 34 states and the District of Columbia with more than 7,500 agents, who earn higher incomes through Fathom's transaction fee compensation model, plus the ability to offer their clients a host of related services, from title insurance to arranging mortgages, and in some states, homeowner's insurance. Fathom agents also earn stock grants from the Company's publicly traded parent. Fathom Realty is the ninth largest independent firm in the country as ranked by the 2020 Real Trends 500 Ranking Report.