Results for ‘Building Adaptive’ category

The banking time-sink

[Sorry for the paucity of posts; was on vacation with my family last week. Now I’m back in the saddle… eg, my desk chair.] Regular readers know that we take our fiduciary obligations to our investors, both actual and implied, very seriously. Among the most important of these is our responsibility to act as responsible

A new kind of deal for our brokerage

Today, one of the clients of our brokerage is closing on a really interesting fourplex deal. The minute I saw this one on the MLS, I liked it… it’s big, (mostly) non-rent controlled, in an interesting area, on a large lot (so plenty of parking and outdoor space), etc. The reason I’m writing about it

Looking for another leasing consultant

With so many projects in the pipeline, we’re looking to add another leasing consultant to the Adaptive team. This person will help us find nice people to live in our nice apartments. To be successful in this role, you need that elusive combination of hustle / salesmanship PLUS honesty / ethics. Not always easy to find, but

Here we go again

We recently started work on another project, this one an eight unit deal in East Hollywood, right near some other projects we’ve done. It’s an interesting project: The front four units are going to be huge 3 beds and the back four (which were built later) will be reasonable sized 1/1s. We’ve got some parking

The benefits of being a good acquirer

Last week, we removed contingencies on the acquisition of a 16 unit building in an A area. The price is far from a steal, but it’s fair and, more importantly, works for us. The deal was never on the MLS or Loopnet. We didn’t win a bidding war. Instead, a broker with whom both buyer and

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