Multi-Family has been hot, hot, hot and it looks like it's not going to cool off anytime soon. While the new and used home market has improved dramatically over the last two years, it still isn't easy to purchase a home, with prices in some regions exceeding the pre-recession prices. Young home buyers are priced out of the market and baby boomers are now looking to downsize and even shift from homeownership to rentals It seems like a perfect storm for apartment owners.
But are there clouds on the horizon? Is this just a never ending upward climb?
In this show, I rely upon two recognized leaders in the multifamily space to review the multifamily market of 2015. Albert M. Berriz, CEO of Mckinley and Daryl J. Carter, CEO of Avanath join me for this live, online, interactive television show on Blab. For more information on how to get on Blab and be seen and heard on the show, scroll below. Otherwise, if you just want to watch and not participate, just click on the picture of Albert, Daryl and me. We're going to dig down, past the data and really discuss how 2015 differed from past years and what they expect in 2016 and beyond. Read more
Georgia and I discuss the difference between two types of crowdfunding. One in which the public can contribute to the development of a product, company or service and in essence buys the product or service in advance and the other in which the public can buy an ownership interest in the company. Read more
Real estate crowdfunding, is really much more than just advertising and acquiring capital. Some of the platforms that are being developed are end-to-end solutions. They are being designed to solve many issues that developers and issuers face in dealing with the need to raise capital and deal with their investors.
Adam reminds us that post-closing there is usually 3-5 years of working and reporting to investors. A crowdfunding platform should ....... Read more
If you're looking for some earth shattering incredibly meaningful content in this video, forget it. But it is fun. Additionally, you will learn that there is something more to investing in real estate other than just what is above the ground. This video is not about advanced technology, or so much about real estate opportunities. It’s really about the type of people that you may want to do business with. It’s more about nice people who want their business model to reflect who they are. Open, imaginative and fun. Read more
Read my Post first then click on the video. By itself and without context, Big Data has little or no value. Over the years, businesses have been collecting data. However, we have only been scratching the surface. Now, more than a Googolplex of Data is available for analysis. But what will we do with all of that data? The collection of data is still meaningless unless ....... Read more
The Pavonis Group is about channeling talent, experience, skill, knowledge and capital for the purpose of running a profitable business that benefits the commercial real estate industry and funds their charitable interests of its members to help change the lives of orphans. Read more
Jeff, a former principal of NAI Global recognized, by the time that he left NAI, considerable inefficiencies in commercial real estate, particularly from a technology standpoint. He felt that there was poor adoption, lack of integration and no comprehensive set of solutions. With his partners at Pavonis, he sees an opportunity for change. Read more
As a CEO, when you participate in social media, people who follow you are really interested and you end up at a level of engagement where," you get a better understanding of the retailers, consumers, lenders, and investors. You get a better understanding of what works and doesn't work that you do from print media. Read more
Brock describes how the buyers of non-performing loans in 2008-2009 are now beginning to reap the profits as the market improves. It looks like there will always be a market for loan sales, just like there will always be a market for dirt. Read more
Adam Ifshin coined that phrase and explains in this video how development is coming back, but mostly in the form of taking existing malls and centers and re-designing them to deal with changing footprints of tenants Read more
It’s tough to be competitive in today’s business environment unless you keep up to date with the newest developments in tech and we’re trying to do our small part in keeping CRE professionals on the competitive edge. Let’s separate the “hot and popular” from what can be effective for you. Believe me, you want the “effective.”
Featured guests: Dominic Zabriskie (LeaseMatrix, The CRE App Review) & Steve Wayne (ProspectNow)