Am joining an interesting panel today at the Opportunity Zone Expo at the JW Marriott downtown, regarding selecting interesting opportunity zones in which to do business. We’ve done 10+ deals in relevant locations in LA over the past few years, all of which would have qualified for OZF status, had the law been in effect.
Have spent the past few months mostly focused on securing a pool of capital for us to invest during 2019. As you probably know, I’m getting better at fund-raising, but it’s not my favorite part of the business. Anyway, now that I have capital to deploy, have turned my attention back to finding interesting properties
Apologies for the slow posting; it’s been a very busy few weeks.Heard an amazing story from one of our management clients over the weekend and want to share with you all, to let you know what’s possible with a ton of hard work, risk acceptance, and good luck. For ease of storytelling, am going to
Apologies for the light posting. Have been tied up with investor calls, emails and meetings for the last few weeks. In any event, am heading down to the IMN conference in Laguna Beach today. Will be speaking on the Emerging Manager Panel at 11:45AM tomorrow (Thursday, 1/17/19). Hope to run into some of you there.
Just had an interesting exchange on a call with the other people participating in my panel at IMN’s Winter Opportunities conference. Our moderator, an attorney experienced in putting together large real estate funds, asked the panel about our experience transitioning from raising capital on a deal by deal basis to raising commingled funds. I piped