Word on the street is you are indispensable …

Word on the street is you are indispensable …

Other day at my favorite cafe a young server lamented to me his recent revelation. He said in serious tone how he expected finding a job to be easier with university degree. I told him, “at this stage of the game it is who you know.” He said, yea I...
Sellers transfer of Wealth with 1031 Exchange

Sellers transfer of Wealth with 1031 Exchange

Most real estate sellers are concerned about their windfalls from taxation. It is not an accident most investors roll their profits into new purchases by transferring their wealth via 1031 exchange. The base strategy is to close principal property sale and then close...


Repositioning is to determine all best uses and selecting the best one. Best use deliberation is actual construction costs necessary to attract desirable new tenants. A keen understanding of markets and clever construction applications is critical for best repositioning efforts.


Industrial is making a comeback in demand, not for manufacturing as much, but rather logistics. Big box distribution companies need large warehouse storage and delivery facilities all across America. Some preferred locations to invest are inside urban cores and near transportation hubs like railroads, airports and shipping docks.


Office is on shaky ground in 2020. Best office investments are in the A plus category with tech companies being the most attractive tenants. Clever repositioning for B minus categories will probably be required to accommodate the newer economy.


Multifamily development is normally in strong demand. Labor and materials are expensive and cover most of your development budget. To determine your investment rate of return you need to consider projected revenues. If you plan on upgrading mechanical and structural systems you must incorporate clever repositioning strategies.

Land Acquisition

Land acquisition is normally the first prelude to development. A forensic study regarding zoning, critical areas, soil conditions, etc. is necessary to ensure project compatibility.