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When Leverage Does More Harm Than Good

March 25, 2021

We are increasingly looking at value property investments on an all-cash or very low loan-to-value basis in focusing on small to medium sized value-add apartment and commercial properties in the $2-25M million range. The mortgage rates in this size range…

Value-Add Deals in LA are Pricing in More Risk

March 22, 2021

We’re currently seeing lower returns for value-add opportunities, where we would be needing to take more risk, in comparison to higher returns for stabilized properties. This is due to there being so much demand for creating value in apartments in…

Broker Engagement for Leasing Vacancy

March 18, 2021

How to get brokers engaged with your empty commercial spaces: Depending on the size of the space and your ability to get people inside, host at your property several times a week. Have food from one of the nearby restaurants…

Helping Landlords to Lease Smaller Commercial Spaces

March 15, 2021

For landlords having a hard time leasing smaller commercial spaces as part of their larger properties here are a couple of things we recommend: Create your own internal leasing flyer with more information about the building – including floor plans,…

Advantages of Private vs Institutional Investing in Real Estate

March 11, 2021

One of the value propositions to private investors who we work with is that we’ve worked with institutional investors. We have the experience and processes to work on large-scale projects to bring into small-scale projects. Everything from acting as a…

A Recent LA Story

March 8, 2021

During 1st Shelter-in-place order – A bookstore / fortune teller leased space and opened its first store at our building on Windward Ave in Venice Beach. For them it was a momentous opportunity to experiment their business in physical space,…

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