Richardson – Case Study

December 30, 2022

Property: Richardson Street, Brooklyn New York

Acquisition Date: January 2021

Description: Richardson is a multi-family rental building located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The neighborhood of Williamsburg is a thriving area that is minutes from Manhattan, with highly walkable communities that boasts high-occupancy rates, excellent retail, and business communities, as well as wide ranging options for restaurants and entertainment. The development was acquired in 2021 and utilizing Mortar’s Value Add strategy – the development was retrofit from a traditional two-family home into a 7-unit complex, featuring a mix of 1, 2, and 3 BR apartments. Fully renovated and modernized, the building exceeded projections and is operated with low monthly maintenance costs.

Purchase Price:          $2,000,000                        Price Per Unit:     $628,571

Equity Investment:   $1,200,000                         Project Term:       24 Months

Project Cost:              $4,400,000                        Square Footage:  6,400 SF

Average Increase in Rental Revenue Per Unit:     206% 

        Image at Acquisition

Project Overview: With a construction budget close to $2M, the scope included a full interior demolition of the existing structure, followed by a 2-story addition and rear enlargement. Municipal approvals were received within 4 months of acquisition, followed by a 16-month construction term, and closed out with a short leasing and disposition window to close out the project.

Images at Completion 


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