The latest happenings at Urban Standard

Welcome to our News Page. Here you'll find our latest deals deals, industry trends, or just an overall take on whats going on at Urban Standard.

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Deals

$6.3 million in financing for three separate property acquisitions

New York, NY Urban Standard Capital, (USC) a New York based real estate lender, development and investment firm, delivered $6.3 million in loans during the COVID crisis on three separate acquisition deals.

Industry Insight

New York's leaders must stop playing Robin Hood

As we move from fear to discovering the reality of tomorrow, the challenge before us is to become stronger and more resilient.

Industry Insight

Urban Standard's #REHasYourBack featured on Bklyner.

Feeding Neighbors, Keeping Restaurants In Business – #REHasYourBack Connects

Updates

#REHasYourBack

Urban Standard Capital is leading a real estate industry initiative to help the communities impacted by this crisis. We are connecting real estate firms across the city to purchase and deliver meals to those in need while supporting local restaurant businesses and keeping people employed.

Industry Insight

USC featured on NBC News

We're proud to be featured on NBC news for our #REHasYourBack campaign. The real estate industry stepping up to do what the city can’t.

Industry Insight

Urban Standard Capital’s Ben Barasch on New York’s SBL and Middle Market Spaces

Hot on the heels of New York’s heaviest-hitting lenders, landlords and developers are the smaller, up-and-coming players that some consider the lifeblood of the industry.

Deals

A new bridge loan by Urban Standard

Learn how Urban Standard bridge financing helped a developer in NYC

Industry Insight

How do construction loans work?

Learn how USC construction loans help make sure your project is sufficiently funded and running on time.

Updates

USC Launches Credit Fund

USC announces new credit fund

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Rebuilding Together

USC sponsors Rebuilding Together NYC's Gala.

Updates

Welcome to the new Urban Standard brand launch

Say hello to a standardized (no pun intended) brand and visual identity. Learn about how we did what we did, and why.

Updates

USC 1st Half of 2019

USC 1st half of 2019

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Team Update: Ben Barasch promoted to Vice President

We are thrilled to announce that Ben Barasch has been promoted to Vice President where he will help lead our acquisitions and originations efforts.

Updates

New Hire: Charlie Brosens joins Urban Standard

We are very excited to announce that Charlie Brosens will be joining us on May 20th as Vice President where he will co-lead our acquisitions and originations efforts with Ben.