Blue Cardinal Capital is a real estate private equity firm focused on unlocking the opportunities and advantages of second and third tier real estate markets in the United States and Canada through our carefully designed and managed portfolio of funds. For investors seeking exposure to real estate, we believe these markets offer the growth that will yield returns higher than the levels of risk represented in our funds while providing diversification, high potential and other features that make for a well-balanced investment portfolio.

Blue Cardinal pursues this mission by:

  • Creating and managing private equity funds for top developers with deep experience in small markets,
  • Realizing opportunities to build real estate value through place-making, programming and content-arranging,
  • Aggregating real estate investments in second and third tier markets that are distributed through a variety of sales channels, both public and private, and
  • Matching investments with investors through insightfulness, market awareness and real estate knowhow.

In short, Blue Cardinal Capital creates financial products with a structured finance approach in order to address real estate development challenges in both the United States and Canada.
Blue Cardinal Capital differentiates itself through (i) a team with expertise across finance, real estate and content development, and community engagement, (ii) an integrated bi-national platform offering unique products and services to the marketplace, and (iii) a narrow focus on the products and trends that are driving today’s real estate market.

Services We Provide

Project Financing

Equity and Mezzanine Facilities

Development Funds

Custom Solutions

Latest News

Buffalo News Editorial: State funds provide help for Niagara Falls

If any Main Street in New York needs the help of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative, it’s the one in Niagara Falls. Others may be in similarly dire condition – though it’s hard to imagine – but none cuts through the heart of a high-profile but severely underperforming tourist destination. Main Street Niagara Falls is,...
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WBFO Radio: Bridge neighborhood in Niagara Falls gets a development boost

  With $10 million in state dollars on the way, officials in Niagara Falls are hoping private investment will follow into the city’s Bridge neighborhood.  As Jim Fink of Business First points out, this move differs from the recent public spending which has been centered on boosting the city’s tourist industry. During his monthly appearance...
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Can Buffalo tap into the power of investing locally?

By David Robinson The Buffalo News Bruce Katz is a big believer in the power of investing locally. Keeping local wealth within the region and using it to fund businesses and development projects is an essential part to building a vibrant and sustainable economy, said Katz, the co-founder of a Drexel University think tank on...
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Nearly 150 new and extended GO train trips to begin Aug. 31

Metrolinx will begin running nearly 150 additional or extended GO train trips weekly throughout the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA) on Aug. 31, which represents an eight percent increase in the number of trains in service from a year ago. “We’re delivering on our promise to expand transit in Ontario by offering more service, more...
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WKBW-TV: Niagara Falls is getting a $10 million state grant to help redevelop its downtown area

(WKBW-TV) – Audible gasps could be heard in the ballroom at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, as Governor Cuomo told Niagara Falls city leaders that they’re getting a major state grant to help redevelop their downtown area. “It is my pleasure to announce that you have won in the DRI, first place, $10...
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Governor Cuomo Announces Niagara Falls as $10 Million Western New York Winner of Fourth-Round Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today (Aug. 14, 2019) announced that Niagara Falls’ Bridge District will receive $10 million in funding as the Western New York winner of the fourth round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. As in the first three rounds of the DRI, one municipality from each of the state’s 10 regional economic development...
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