Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) to Ring NYSE Opening Bell

Jul 23, 2015, 18:07 ET from Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) (the "Company" or the "REIT') will ring the opening bell to signal the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange at 9:30 am EDT on Friday, July 24.

The REIT, which went public in April 2014, has reported tremendous growth since its IPO, including successful follow on offerings and inclusion, as of last month, in the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 indexes.

"Our IPO on the NYSE MKT signaled the start of an exciting growth period for our company," said Ramin Kamfar, Chairman and CEO of BRG. "We've acquired high-quality assets, seen increasing interest from institutional investors, and are looking forward to continued growth this year. We are more than delighted to be part of the opening bell ceremony."

About Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) is a real estate investment trust that focuses on acquiring a diversified portfolio of Class A institutional-quality apartment properties in demographically attractive growth markets to appeal to the renter by choice. The Company's objective is to generate value through off-market/relationship-based transactions and, at the asset level, through improvements to operations and properties. The Company generally invests with strategic regional partners, including some of the best-regarded, private owner-operators in the United States, making it possible to operate as a local sharpshooter in each of its markets while enhancing off-market sourcing capabilities. The Company is listed on the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes.  The Company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes. For more information, please visit our website at: www.bluerockresidential.com.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. Furthermore, the Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes.  Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the risk factors set forth in Item 1A of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on March 4, 2015, and subsequent filings by the Company with the SEC. We claim the safe harbor protection for forward looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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