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GY Properties is a private real estate investment, development and management company.

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Two generations of real estate excellence

Our team has developed expertise in the Northeast US residential real estate market, with over 60 years of collective experience and proven excellence.
Our expertise includes acquisition, development, construction, renovation, property management and disposition of multifamily residential properties.

Development in a stable and reliable market

Our extensive business relations in the Northeast
US market with real estate brokers, general contractors and financial institutions, as well as long term relations with leading decision makers, set the groundwork for a diverse and robust investment opportunities.

Transparent, reliable, all in-house operations

Headquartered in Philadelphia, we treat every investment with a disciplined approach and are dedicated to generating risk-adjusted returns, steady cash-on-cash distributions and providing accurate information about our assets.

Plan and prepare for tomorrow.
Don’t forget the past

Our investment methodology and debt policy are based on our vast experience and the lessons of
the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis.

While our risk management program is prepared to overcome the next real estate crisis, and maintain a strong position, we will respond swiftly to market trends.

VISION

Our vision is to be a leader in the residential real estate industry by implementing professionalism, inspiration and approach of transparency and fairness in each investment; We believe that integration of this elements will enable us to create significant and sustainable value for our partners.

MISSION

Our mission is to make GY Properties your preferred investment alternative for residential properties, by delivering extensive expertise and vast experience in the residential market, in addition to great energy and motivation, in order to achieve the best investment opportunities and to generate high yields for our partners.

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

All American, in-house operation with no Intermediaries

Lean and effective structure and operations

FOCUS

Geographic focus – stable and reliable locations.
Asset class focus – residential properties only.

Winning team

Our collective experience and proven track record are leveraged by our energy,
motivation, and determination.

Responsible and trustworthy

Anyone can do well in good times, but we can be counted upon in the hard times as well.

Our Disciplined
Investment Process

We call it “The Real Estate Trust Cycle.” We carry out each and every
step in-house, with no middlemen.

Connections with local
and national commercial brokers – access to the best Investment Opportunities

Due Diligence & Analysis

Conservative & simple Business Plan

Making informed & calculated Go/No Go Decisions

Frequent on-site Supervision and Reports

Professional property management, Maximize NOI

Effective Renovation and Rebranding

Secured Acquisition,
efficient Tax Structure

Market & Property Risk-Adjusted Financing

Co-invest options

Timely Exist

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

OUR FUNDS

Gelfund Real Estate Opportunities is a group of residential private equity funds. Gelfund 1 was launched on August 15, 2018. The first fund raised USD 28 million of capital commitments and acquired 4 multifamily properties valued at over USD 80 million. Gelfund 2 was launched on September 17, 2020. The second fund aims to raise USD 50 million of capital commitments by the final closing. Our partners include leading Israeli financial institutions, family offices and high net-worth individuals. Our funds invest in income-yielding residential properties, focused geographically in the Northeast US residential market. Headquartered in Philadelphia, we are always hands-on and on-site, with no intermediaries. Based on our substantial track record, along with our expertise and disciplined approach, our funds’ intention is to generate high, risk-adjusted returns for our partners.

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TIMELINE

2020-2021

COVID-19 crisis

2020

Gelfund RE Opportunities 2

2019

Poplar 462 apartment unit development

2007-2018

Conversions of old, vacant industrial buildings
to apartment buildings

2018

Gelfund RE Opportunities 1 residential
private equity fund

Strategic focus on apartment buildings only

2007-2009

Great Recession Subprime mortgage crisis

2000-2009

Ground up development of
high-rise condominium buildings

2000

Waterfront square 484 condominium development

1997

First major multifamily acquisition with value-add strategy

1995

First project with LP’s investors

1990 – 1998

Conversions of apartment unit properties
to condominium

1990

First acquisition

1980s & 1990s

Savings and loan crisis

1988

First time in Philadelphia