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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,…

How Collaboration with Neighbors can save Retail Brick and Mortar

February 25, 2021

Normally in commercial real estate districts, especially in high street retail, there are multiple owners on a street competing for tenants. Covid has stripped down our competitive nature, at least temporarily, and opened a dialogue about how we can help…

Protecting Investors as Steward of Capital

February 22, 2021

As an emerging investment manager going into Q1 2020, we were in the process of building and scaling our assets under management or “AUM” with our next investment. This was a very unique event-driven opportunity where we had the opportunity…

COVID has Accelerated the Rationalization of Space Use

February 18, 2021

The pandemic has triggered a broad rationalization of how space is used for each property type. This is going to be a slow iterative process, not a quick solution. However, there are trends and ways to create flexibility within spaces…

Resetting Landlord-Tenant Dynamics to Lease Commercial Space During COVID

February 15, 2021

Landlords and prospective office and retail tenants are advised to explore ways to reset and help each other grow over the next 1-2 year recovery. This will involve both parties to become “experimentation partners” to determine what works and what…

Our Approach to Investing in Dislocation Opportunities (Part 3)

February 10, 2021

Event-Driven Distressed & Special Situations: We sometimes find opportunities driven by events that enable us to see more value and/or factor other discounts into the price of a property. This can happen when a seller or its lender needs to…

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