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2017 Blue Ocean Realty Team

Congrats to the 2017 Maintenance Mania Team!

As many of you know, employees of Blue Ocean managed properties participated in the Maryland Multi-Housing Association’s Maintenance Mania competition last week – and did an awesome job! 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 […]

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Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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 […]

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Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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
Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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

On Tuesday, September 19, Blue Ocean assembled a team 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 and funded by the company and donations from vendor partners. Comments like, “It’s amazing to have so many employees from the different properties we manage come together as a team to support another great cause!” and […]

Press Contact
Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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 portfolio of […]

Press Contact
Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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 […]

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Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

Prescott apartment building

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

BALTIMORE, MD — Following Blue Ocean’s investment analysis and advice, the Prescott Square Apartments ownership group proceeded 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 […]

Press Contact
Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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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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Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

North Roland Park building

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 […]

Press Contact
Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com

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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 […]

Press Contact
Allison Roemer | Director of Marketing
ArachnidWorks, Inc.
240-285-9844 | Office
allison@arachnidworks.com