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Why we focus on unlevered yield

Had someone write in and ask me why we focus on unlevered yield when we look at deals. To be clear, unlevered yield is calculated by dividing the forecast annual net operating income from a property by the cost total cost of buying and renovating it… in other words, treating the project like it will

A great capital partner

Yesterday, a long-time capital partner and I finalized the operating agreement for the entity for a new deal we’re doing and, because the process unfolded in precisely the way I like to do business, I want to highlight it here: We brought the deal to this partner about a month ago, after we had inspected

Cranking the machine back up

Acquisitions have been slow at Adaptive over the past few months. And it’s not by choice… prices in our core neighborhoods in 2018 have generally run way out ahead of rent growth, taking our forecast unlevered yields down to levels we don’t find appealing. However, recently, we have identified a few areas where the equation

Why we’re sticking to our knitting

Regularly get asked the following questions: Are you planning to venture out to other cities? Start doing other product types (office, retail, etc.)? The answer to both is that I would love to branch out. Aside from the intellectual stimulation that comes from learning new things, expanding the pool of potential projects would allow us

Finishing up another one

We’re just finishing a 6 unit deal in an area where we’ve done a ton of business, and thought you guys would like to see pics. The ads went up this past Monday (so, seven days ago) and already 5 of the 6 units are spoken for. Think the unlevered yield on this one is

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