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Street Smart Success

By Roger Becker

Street Smart Success interviews Real Estate entrepreneurs across all asset classes and all markets. They share their self-made stories including valuable lessons learned from painful mistakes and their paths to success. They share what they're doing now and their perspective on today's Real Estate market and trends. If you like the podcast, we would love it if you would go to Itunes or Apple Podcasts and subscribe, Rate & Review. This will greatly help in sharing this podcast with others seeking to lean about Real Estate Investing. Learn more at
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250: In Any Market, There’s Opportunity To Thrive

Street Smart SuccessDec 12, 2022

389: Outparcels Are In High Demand

389: Outparcels Are In High Demand

A sector of Real Estate that remains robust is outparcel developments. The demand for great locations exceeds current supply. Outparcels are attractive because they have great visibility, and they don’t compete with dozens of other tenants. Rents are typically higher, but well warranted based on traffic counts and visibility. Typical tenants are fast food, fitness chains, car washes, and gas stations. Josh Weiner, Principal of KLNB Commercial Real Estate Services, based in Northern Virginia, works with developers, investors, and owners throughout Maryland and Virginia.

Nov 29, 202339:51
388: Small Retail With High Returns

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. 

Nov 27, 202342:30
387: There Are Great Investment Opportunities Beyond Multifamily

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. 

Nov 23, 202351:05
386: Lending Against Cannabis Facilities Is A Lucrative Business