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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Prescott Square is latest Blue Ocean community to transition out of the portfolio

BALTIMORE, MD — Blue Ocean continued to offload its smaller properties with the sale of Prescott Square Apartments. Prescott Square is a 74 unit, garden community located at 4400 Old Court Rd. The property was purchased by Signature Properties – another Pikesville based real estate investment company. President, Jonathan Ehrenfeld said, “Overall we were very pleased with the outcome of this transaction. Our team executed our business plan exceptionally well. With the sale of Prescott we continue to reallocate our […]

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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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Blue Ocean Continues Portfolio Expansion with Acquisition of 320-Unit Apartment Community in Greenbelt, MD

GREENBELT, MD – March 16, 2017 – Blue Ocean continues its rapid growth and repositioning of its portfolio by purchasing The Hanover Apartments in Greenbelt, MD. The 320-unit, garden-style residential community is located on Hanover Parkway, near the I-495/95 and I-295 interchanges, providing residents immediate access to Washington DC, Baltimore, Annapolis and the surrounding region. The purchase of The Hanover Apartments is a clear representation of Blue Ocean’s long-term strategy to acquire real estate in ‘Class A’ locations, that provide […]

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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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Six-level Luxury Apartment Building Planned for North Roland Park

BALTIMORE, MD (March 17, 2017) — Blue Ocean unveiled updated plans to Baltimore’s Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel for a 12-acre development parcel in North Roland Park. Blue Ocean envisions the site becoming the home of a 132-unit, six-level luxury apartment community. The project, The Overlook at Roland Park, will be composed of four levels of apartments over a two story parking garage. The groundbreaking of the project is projected for the early fall of 2017 with delivery of […]

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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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Blue Ocean Recognized by SmartCEO as a Baltimore Region Future 50 Company

Baltimore, MD (January 20, 2017) — Blue Ocean Realty, one of Baltimore’s largest real estate investment companies, has been recognized as a SmartCEO Future 50 company.  Future 50 winners are chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth and generate an excess of $5 million in annual revenue. As one the region’s fastest growing, mid-sized companies, Blue Ocean was recognized by SmartCEO for “representing the future of the region’s economy and embodying the entrepreneurial spirit critical for […]

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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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The Sale of Three Multi-family Projects

BALTIMORE, MD — With the recent successful sales of three multi-family projects, Blue Ocean has continued to implement its strategy of selling some of their older, none-core properties. Specifically, in recent months Blue Ocean sold Parkside Manor, Symphony Homes at Purdue Gardens, and Belvieu Gardens. In completing these sales Blue Ocean has been able to reallocate resources to other larger and more recent projects in their portfolio. This will allow the company to continue to the robust growth that it […]

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