Multifamily Market Buzz

Here is news you can use regarding the dynamic and fluctuating real estate industry. CF Real Estate Services makes frequent appearances in market news. We appear in and contribute to articles which help investors and tenants thrive in today’s ever-evolving markets.

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7/30/2019 - CF Real Estate Services Re-Opens Palm Vista, Formerly Known as Pine Terrace, After Hurricane Causes Catastrophic Damage Last October

Property re-opens after nearly 10 months, CF Real Estate Services rebuilt Palm Vista, formerly known as Pine Terrace. Read More >>

6/19/2019 - CF Real Estate Services CEO Brett Finkelstein Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2019

CF Real Estate Services CEO Brett Finkelstein Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2019 Read More >>

4/23/2019 - 511 Meeting Street to Offer Upscale Lifestyle in Charleston

Multi-family development opens July 1; community to offer unparalleled amenity space Read More >>

10/4/2018 - Multifamily Executive Awards Olmsted Nashville Project of the Year Award: Best Mid-Rise

Olmsted Nashville was awarded MFE’s Best Mid-Rise Project of the Year. Read More >>

10/2/2018 - Olmsted Chamblee Named ULI Excellence in Housing Award Winner

Olmsted Chamblee wins 2018 Excellence in Housing award at Urban Land Institute (ULI) Atlanta’s 24th Annual awards ceremony. Read More >>

9/20/2018 - CF Real Estate Services Announces Appointment of New Chief Operating Officer

CF Real Estate Services announces the appointment of new Chief Operating Officer, Sharon Hatfield. Read More >>

5/22/2018 - Campus First increases its Florida presence through the acquisition of Campus Club North and South Student Housing Properties in Tampa, FL

Campus First Student Living expands footprint in FL market with the addition of Campus Club North and South located in Tampa, FL. Read More >>

4/24/2018 - CF Real Estate Services Expands in Markets Across Texas

Multi-family real estate company is hired by Provident Realty Advisors on signature developments in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio Read More >>

2/22/2018 - Campus First Expands into Texas Through the Acquisition of the Midtown at Denton Student Housing Property in Denton, TX

Campus First, CF's signature student living brand, is growing again! The addition of Midtown 905 adds TX to the map. Read More >>


Campus First extends footprint to Florida market with the addition of The Ridge in Gainesville, FL. Read More >>

1/11/2018 - CF Real Estate Services Acquires Luxury Downtown Atlanta, GA Highrise

CF continues growth in the Atlanta market through the purchase of downtown highrise. Read More >>

10/12/2017 - Campus First Acquires 649-Bed Off-Campus Student Housing Community in Lexington, Kentucky

Campus First continues their growth with the addition of The LEX in Lexington, Kentucky. Read More >>

8/9/2017 - Olmsted Chamblee Apartments - New Local Landmark - Debuts on Peachtree Blvd.

CF Real Estate Services release Olmsted brand in Chamblee, GA market. Read More >>

7/27/2017 - Campus First Student Living Awarded Management of The Gathering near Salisbury University

Campus First extends their footprint with the addition of another community near Salisbury University. Read More >>

7/26/2017 - University at Slippery Rock Announces Construction of Phase II

Campus First is set to deliver 152 beds summer of 2018 Read More >>

7/11/2017 - CF Appoints Ian Bingham as SVP of Client Services

Industry expert joins operations as head of client services Read More >>

6/22/2017 - The Passage Luxury Apartment Community Opens in Sought-after Charleston Neighborhood

Summerville, SC, one of Charleston's fastest-growing corridors welcomes The Passage. Read More >>

6/20/2017 - University Orchard to Award a $10,000 Scholarship to Salisbury University

Campus First Student Living awards a $10,000 Scholarship to Salisbury University Read More >>

4/21/2017 - CF Real Estate Services Expands Week of Service

CF expands their corporate social responsibility and now offers National Week of Service programs in both spring and fall. Read More >>

2/22/2017 - Summer opening eyed for 328-unit Olmsted Nashville

Apartment complex rising at Fifth and Peabody in SoBro to include large common space and performance stage Read More >>

2/2/2017 - CiTYR Continues Growth in the Atlanta Market

CiTYR continues their growth in the metro Atlanta market with the recent purchase of LaVista Crossing Apartments located in the Tucker sub-market. Read More >>

1/9/2017 - Campus First and CF Real Estate Services Acquires 684 Bed Property at Salisbury University

With close proximity to the main campus of Salisbury University, University Orchard is a home run for Campus First and CF Real Estate Services. Read More >>


Campus First Student Living, a division of CF Real Estate Services LLC, has acquired a 486 bed community at University of South Carolina. Read More >>

11/10/2016 - CFLane Announces Company-Wide Rebrand, now known as CF Real Estate Services LLC.

CFLane announces a company-wide rebrand, the Atlanta based real estate investments and services firm will now be known as CF Real Estate Services LLC. Read More >>

10/28/2016 - CFI Announces Expansion of Campus First Student Living with the addition of the Principals of MVHP

CFI is growing again; Campus First Student Living welcomes principals of MultiVersity Housing Partners. Read More >>

9/23/2016 - CFLane Raises Thousands for Flood Victims

Two small children inspired many and their spirit of giving turned into thousands in donations to help the victims of the LA flood. Read More >>

7/26/2016 - CiTYR Partners with CFLane to Manage Amber Place

CiTTYR extends their footprint in the Southeast market with the purchase of Amber Place Apartment in Warner Robins, GA. Read More >>

5/18/2016 - CFI Announces Sale of Collier Lofts

CFI announces sale of Collier Lofts located in Buckhead's Upper West Side Read More >>

4/28/2016 - CFLane Announces New Leadership and Plans for Growth

With plans for growth in 2016; CFLane announces new leadership changes Read More >>

4/18/2016 - CFLane is Named on NMHC's Top 50 Largest Apartment Managers

CFLane is proud to be named on NMHC's Top 50 List in 2016! Read More >>

3/2/2016 - 2016 Step Up Education Conference and Award Ceremony

CFLane held their first annual Step Up Education Conference and Award Ceremony this week. On-site team members participated in education and brainstorming sessions led by leaders in the multifamily industry. Read More >>

10/13/2014 - CFLane Team Well-Represented At the Community Life Concepts Health Walk

Ka'Ren Sarvis led a team of CFLane participants at the Community Life Concepts (CLC) Health Walk -- an annual event focused on reducing childhood obesity and diabetes that CFLane has proudly supported. Read More >>

9/16/2014 - CFLane Answers the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Following a challenge by CFLane co-CEO Byron Cocke, the CFLane family responded and took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Read More >>

9/12/2014 - CFLane is a Proud Sponsor of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

The Contemporary invites YOU to ART PARTY on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 7pm - Midnight. Read More >>

3/24/2014 - Cocke Finkelstein Inc. Acquires The Park at Vinings in Suburban Atlanta for $49.5 Million

Cocke Finkelstein, Inc (CFI) acquires The Park at Vinings in Smyrna, GA. CFLane will manage the community on behalf of CFI. Read More >>

3/18/2014 - Cocke Finkelstein Acquires Peppertree Apartments

CFLane Acquires Peppertree Apartments in Winchester, VA on March 18, 2014. Read More >>

2/7/2014 - CFLane Hires Raymond van Beveren to Oversee Construction Services

Raymond van Beveren hired as Senior Vice President of Construction Services at CFLane. Read More >>

2/5/2014 - CFLane's Brett Finkelstein on "Commerical Real Estate Show"

CFLane's Brett Finkelstein appeared on a recent episode of the nationally syndicated "Commercial Real Estate Show" radio program that focused on the nation's apartment sector. Read More >>

1/13/2014 - CFLane Announces 2014 Strategic Expansion

Multi-Housing News interviews Brett Finkelstein, CEO of CFLane, regarding CFLane's strategic plans for expansion in 2014. Read More >>

1/9/2014 - CFLane Expands Aggressively, Emerges as Major Apartment Manager in 2013

Less than a year after its formation, the CFLane apartment management firm closed 2013 in the midst of aggressive growth and with plans for continued strategic expansion in the new year, particularly in the mid-Atlantic region. Read More >>

12/11/2013 - CFLane Joint Venture Sells 6 Texas Multifamily Communities

A joint venture between CFLane and Lubert-Adler recently sold a six property portfolio of luxury multifamily communities in Texas. The deal included 1,692 Class A units. Read More >>

12/4/2013 - Melanie Gersper Profiled in Multifamily Executive's "Go To" Feature

CFLane Executive Vice President of Property Management Melanie Gersper has a coveted spot as the subject of the "Go To" column in Multifamily Executive magazine. Read More >>

12/3/2013 - CFLane Honored for Efforts to Feed the Hungry

The Atlanta Apartment Association’s Food-a-Thon, which is the annual food drive benefitting the Atlanta Community Food Bank, set a new record this year. Read More >>

11/13/2013 - Student Housing Business Profiles Bellamy Milledgeville

Moving Day Extremely Smooth at CFLane-Managed Community

10/31/2013 - CFLane Supports Event to Fight Childhood Obesity

CFLane recently sponsored the Community Life Concepts (CLC) 5th annual Childhood Obesity Walk/Run, which brought communities together to fight the reversible epidemic of childhood obesity. Read More >>

9/13/2013 - Gersper Joins CFLane as Executive VP of Property Management

CFLane, a leading full-service multifamily investment firm and management services provider, has hired real estate veteran Melanie Gersper as Executive Vice President of Property Management.. Read More >>

9/9/2013 - CFLane One of Atlanta's Largest Apartment Managers

CFLane, a leading full-service multifamily investment firm and management services provider, is ranked as one of the top apartment property management companies in the Atlanta market. Read More >>

5/29/2013 - Cocke Finkelstein Completes Acquisition of Lane Companies

Transaction Creates New Affiliated Entity, CFLane, LLC. Cocke Finkelstein, Inc. (CFI) has completed the acquisition of the assets of Lane Company. Read More >>


MERGING TWO OF ATLANTA’S MOST PROMINENT MULTI-FAMILY REAL ESTATE COMPANIES, CFLane To Become One of the Top 50 Largest Multifamily Property Management Firms Read More >>