Berkshire Residential Investments closed its real estate debt fund Berkshire Bridge Loan Investors II at $1.5 billion.
The fund exceeded its fundraising target of $1 billion, said spokesman John Dobroski in an email.
According to the news release, the fund supports the MF1 direct lending platform, a partnership between Berkshire and Limekiln Real Estate that provides financing for U.S. multifamily assets including mezzanine debt, preferred equity and senior mortgages.
The previous fund, Berkshire Bridge Loan Investors I, closed at $452 million in 2019.
Investors in the new fund include the $29.8 billion New Mexico State Investment Council, Santa Fe.