Street Smart Success
By Roger Becker
Street Smart SuccessAug 10, 2022
388: Small Retail With High Returns
For predictable and consistent cash flow, it’s hard to beat small neighborhood retail with national credit tenants. Rents are secured by some of the country’s largest corporations, and there’s very little to do to maintain these properties. Like most asset classes, it’s still highly competitive, but there are great deals in the $1 million to $5 million range that are too big for a lot of small investors, and too small for larger institutions. Loren Ziff, a three-decade, seasoned investor with experience in most asset classes, currently specializes in smaller retail properties with great cash flow.
387: There Are Great Investment Opportunities Beyond Multifamily
The best Real Estate deals often occur when someone sees what others don’t. In any market, there are always great opportunities. In today’s market, for example, there are especially great deals in suburban office. As workers have left downtown offices, they’ve chosen to work closer to home. As a result, many quality suburban office buildings are at 90% occupancy. Ash Patel, a successful Value-Add investor, invests in office buildings, flex Industrial, strip retail, and ground up construction. Ash doubles his money on most deals in three to five years.
386: Lending Against Cannabis Facilities Is A Lucrative Business
As equity investing in Real Estate has gotten increasingly risky, debt investing has grown rapidly in appeal. One asset class in particular that’s especially lucrative is Specialty Lending against the development of cannabis cultivation facilities. There are currently 27,000 cannabis facilities in the U.S. and the number is growing. Rob Sechrist, Co-Founding President of Pelorus Capital Group, a cannabis-use Private Mortgage REIT, has conducted $500,000,000 in transactions since 2010, which makes him one of the top three lenders in the country. Pelorus provides value-add bridge and stabilized financing to borrowers with first lien positions and has generated excellent returns for retail and institutional investors.
385: There Are Other Ways To Buy And Sell Homes Than Through Traditional Financing
When selling a home, getting the highest price is not always the number one goal for sellers. Sometimes, a seller will forgo the hassle of fixing up a home plus avoid the process of listing and showing the property. Some sellers will exchange the work involved for the certainty and speed of a close, even at a reduced price. Robbie Faithe, CEO & Founder of Faithe Real Estate Group, is a top 1% agency in Albuquerque. In addition to conducting traditional transactions for home buyers and sellers, Robbie wholesales homes to other investors. In situations when the numbers ma