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Congrats to Our 2017 Maintenance Mania Team!

As many of you know, Blue Ocean participated in the Maryland Multi-Housing Association’s Maintenance Mania competition last week – and our team did an awesome job representing us! These guys showed up, played hard, and made us proud! The mission of the MMHA is to serve the multi-housing industry and local communities by promoting and maintaining the highest professional standards of excellence. The organization provides information, education, as well as legislative and advocacy services to help enable its members to […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

Great Tips for Keeping Your Apartment Organized

If you are living in a Baltimore apartment which is a bit short on space, keeping yourself organized is essential to maintaining your sanity. No matter if you’re in Pikesville, Catonsville, or other nearby areas, a messy apartment will always feel smaller than one which is neat and tidy. Of course, keeping your living space organized is not always an easy task, especially when trying to keep up with a busy schedule. To help you stay nicely organized day after […]

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Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

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Helpful Tips for Moving In to Your Next Apartment

It is exciting to move into a new apartment, but the moving process itself is rarely a treat. More often it is a chore, demanding that you get organized quickly in order to take all of your belongings from one place to the next. If you aren’t ready when moving day arrives, what should be an exciting occasion can quickly turn into a nightmare. With that in mind, we would like to offer some helpful moving tips to take the […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

2017 Maryland Multi-Housing Association (MMHA) Miki Wilson Shining Star Award

Blue Ocean Realty is proud to announce that our very own Erika Orlaskey, Director of Marketing and Performance, has won the 2017 Maryland Multi-Housing Association (MMHA) Miki Wilson Shining Star Award! Known as “The Oscars of the Maryland Multi-Housing Industry”, the MMHA Star Awards were created to honor owner-manager members and their employees who work hard to make their properties the most outstanding in the state. All awards are based on nominations from MMHA members, and are judged by a […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

Meals On Wheels of Central, MD

Blue Ocean’s Commercial Division continues their annual tradition of giving back to the Baltimore Community. This year they volunteered at Meals On Wheels of Central MD. The team prepared food, packaged meals and prepped foods for the organization that produces ~1,400 meals a day, five days a week and services several Maryland counties along with Baltimore City. They also have a kosher kitchen in Pikesville and a customized Korean kitchen in Howard County (MD has the highest population of Korean […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

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How to Decorate an Apartment While on a Budget

If you have just moved into an apartment near Baltimore, MD, you are probably excited to decorate the space to match your tastes perfectly. Of course, that can be a little tricky when you are on a budget. After all, you just had to spend some money to get moved in, so there might not be much left at the end of the month. Fortunately, it is possible to decorate your apartment while sticking to a strict budget. To help […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

Blue Ocean Continues to Focus on Giving Back to the Community….

On Tuesday, September 19, the Blue Ocean team came together to make over 400 complete lunches and 150 toiletry kits for local homeless organizations Beans and Bread and Simple Sacrifice. The event was part of an ongoing series of volunteer activities organized by Blue Ocean employees and funded by the company and donations from vendor partners. Comments like, “It’s amazing to have so many employees across the company come together as a team to support another great cause!” and “What […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

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How to Design an Apartment for Couples

As many who live and around Baltimore, MD know, living in an apartment has its benefits, and it also has its challenges. On the positive side, you don’t have to worry about mowing the lawn when you live in an apartment, and many apartment complexes have benefits like fitness facilities or a pool. On the down side, you may not have as much space in an apartment as you would in a single-family home. So how do you design your […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

Blue Ocean Selects Jonathan Rutman as Director of Asset Management

Blue Ocean, a real estate investment and management company, has selected Jonathan Rutman to the newly-created position of Director of Asset Management. Mr. Rutman, a career Asset Manager, has 13 years of direct experience working with the Concourse Group as well as Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). In his new role, Mr. Rutman will oversee the Asset Management function of the company, specifically focused on developing and implementing strategies to maximize efficiencies and effectiveness throughout the current and future operating portfolio. […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net

New Baltimore Apartment Building

Overlook at Roland Park Approved By Mayor & City of Baltimore’s Planning Commission

BALTIMORE, MD (July 27, 2017) –The Overlook at Roland Park, a 6-story, 148-unit luxury apartment building in Baltimore, is proceeding following Mayor Catherine Pugh’s ratification of Overlook’s official designation as a Planned Unit Development (PUD). The project will be located near the intersection of Falls Road and Northern Parkway in North Roland Park on a 12+ acre parcel of previously undeveloped land. The estimated $40 million project, being developed by Blue Ocean, a local commercial real estate firm, received the […]

Press Contact
Erika Orlaskey | Director of Marketing and Performance
Blue Ocean Realty
443-341-9812 | Direct Office
eorlaskey@blueoceanrealty.net