August 29, 2018

Draper and Kramer's Blas Puzon and Timothy Kramer discuss how to tap the experience of your property managers

Communications between departments is important for any business, and this is no different for real estate firms. That's why it's important to involve the property management team early and often on a project. From acquisition to offer to development, operations can have a lot of important input before being handed the keys to a property. ...

August 17, 2018

Rachel Janus, vice president with the commercial finance group at Draper and Kramer, receives Connect Media's 2018 Next Generation Award

Colleagues describe Rachel Janus as calm, cool and collected regardless of the situation, and note that she immediately recognizes issues that need to be addressed as well as opportunities that arise. These factors have contributed to her rapid ascent to her role as VP/Associate Producer with Draper and Kramer’s Commercial Finance Group since joining the firm straight out of college. Other attributes came into play: diligence in accuracy and attention to detail; the ability to hit deadlines, manage timelines and set realistic expectations of when projects will be completed; and a hunger to learn more. ...

August 1, 2018

Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. Expands California Presence with New Santa Barbara Branch

Draper and Kramer Mortgage has announced the opening of a new branch in Santa Barbara, Calif. The new location adds to the company's national presence of more than 40 branches and is part of the lender’s ongoing expansion in Southern California, which currently includes offices in Calabasas and Irvine. The new Santa Barbara office is led by Branch Manager Ruben Lopez, a 20-year mortgage industry veteran and a Santa Barbara resident. ...

July 25, 2018

Top-Producing Mortgage Originator Raymond Bravo Joins Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. at New Branch in Palos Park, Ill.

Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. announced Raymond Bravo joined the company as senior vice president of residential lending. Bravo now heads a newly opened branch for the national lender in Palos Park. A mortgage originator for 38 years, Bravo has originated a career total of more than $1 billion in home loans to assist his clients in purchasing or refinancing their homes. ...

July 19, 2018

Draper and Kramer and Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation Acquire Burnham Pointe a 298-Unit Apartment Community in Chicago’s Printers Row

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated and Intercontinental Real Estate Corp. have acquired Burnham Pointe, a 28-story, 298-unit apartment building in Chicago’s Printers Row neighborhood. Located at 730 S. Clark St., the property features a mix of one- and two-bedroom units as well as 14,391 square feet of ground-level retail space. ...

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