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Rising Rents Create a Demand for Manhattan Walk-Up Buildings

Robert Stolarik for The New York Times

The Silverstone Property Group is renovating two buildings it recently acquired at 162 and 164 East 82nd Street.
“When we bought it, the rent rolls were about $300,000, but after renovating the apartments and pushing up rents, it is now generating $1 million,” said Jordan D. Vogel, co-founder of the […]

By|August 21st, 2012|The New York Times|Comments Off on Rising Rents Create a Demand for Manhattan Walk-Up Buildings

Benchmark Real Estate Group Sells First Property in Soho at a 60 Percent Profit

By Miranda Neubauer

Soho-based Benchmark Real Estate Group has sold its first building, also the first building it purchased, at 142 Sullivan Street for $9.425 million, according to Aaron Feldman, co-founder of Benchmark, and public records filed Tuesday. 



The buyer, Feldman said, is Edward Ostad, owner of Galiano LLC, an entity of Vorillas LLC, which is […]

By|October 6th, 2011|The Real Deal|Comments Off on Benchmark Real Estate Group Sells First Property in Soho at a 60 Percent Profit

Buyer snags Fifth Ave. building at 17% off

A five-story, mixed-use building with a upmarket address, 10 Fifth Ave., has been purchased for $9.5 million—17% below the asking price—by Benchmark Real Estate Group. The seller on the deal that closed at the end of March, had sought $11.5 million.

“The buyers valued the property at $10.5 million, so they were pleased to get the […]

By|April 4th, 2011|Crain's|Comments Off on Buyer snags Fifth Ave. building at 17% off

Moguls in the Making

A look at the top 35-and-under NYC real estate players by Candace Taylor

Jordan Vogel, 32, and W. Aaron Feldman, 31, Benchmark Real Estate Group: The Next Big Landlords

Jordan Vogel and Aaron Feldman met while working at veteran broker Stephen Siegel’s acquisition and development firm, SG2 Properties.

Vogel headed up acquisitions for the company, while […]

By|April 1st, 2011|The Real Deal|Comments Off on Moguls in the Making

Benchmark Eyeing Big Picture

By Roland Li

By the end of the week, Benchmark Real Estate Group, LLC will have an eight-building portfolio of multifamily properties in Greenwich Village and Soho. By the end of the year, the company hopes to add an additional four or five properties.

Last November, Benchmark purchased 156 Sullivan Street, a 16,000 s/f building with 22 […]

By|March 11th, 2011|Real Estate Weekly|Comments Off on Benchmark Eyeing Big Picture

The Lord’s Work

By Max Gross

Renters generally look at their landlords in two ways. Either as people they’d like to drop in a vat of molten lava, or as people worthy of their unyielding envy.

“Hey,” goes the reasoning, “why can’t I get paid to let someone else live in my property?”

Well, now might be your moment. For $1.8 […]

By|May 20th, 2010|The NY Post|Comments Off on The Lord’s Work

New Investors Take Their Business to the West Village

By Jason Turcotte

A pair of prime mixed-use properties has sold to a newly formed investment firm. Benchmark real Estate Group recently closed on the $11.2 million acquisition of 120 MacDougal Street and 142 Sullivan Street six months after pursuing the purchase.

According to Jordan Vogel, principal at Benchmark – which he launched in February with Aaron […]

By|November 4th, 2009|Real Estate Weekly|Comments Off on New Investors Take Their Business to the West Village