Investor Management Services (IMS) and RealCrowd are teaming up to meet the growing needs of their respective clients, aiming to provide a seamless end-to-end process for raising capital online and managing investors throughout the life cycle of their transactions.

IMS, the leader for commercial real estate firms to manage their investors and assets and the only complete solution for investor management, identified a best-in-class partner in RealCrowd, the leader in real estate equity crowdfunding, providing access to quality real estate investments across the nation. Commercial real estate sponsors and their investors will have a seamless and integrated online experience during the fund-raising process through the full lifecycle of the investment.

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Kelvin Beachum, starting offensive tackle for the New York Jets and successful Angel investor


How important are relationships to your investment success? To Kelvin Beachum, the starting offensive tackle for the New York Jets, it was all he needed to break into the tech space and become an angel investor to some of today’s most innovative startups.

It all started when Kelvin’s friend and AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan advised him against getting an MBA and focus instead on a different path to business knowledge. This would lead Kelvin to Silicon Valley, where he would forge relationships that would lead to unexpected opportunities.

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class b multi-family construction

The qualities of class B multifamily units – clean, modern, yet affordable – are highly coveted by any renter in America. Now, baby boomers, millennials, and immigrants are set to compete for a product that is dwindling in supply.

With developers focused on their more expensive class A counterparts, can the market keep pace with such a colossal drive for demand? And what does this imbalance mean for investors?

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Paul Kaseburg came back on the podcast to discuss 12 ways to unnecessarily add risk to deals.

In this episode, Paul also went into detail on the latest report from the National Multifamily Housing Council(NMHC): “Explaining the Puzzle of High Apartment Returns“.

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The new $1.5 trillion tax bill represents the most drastic changes to the U.S. tax code since 1986, and the commercial real estate market could be among the sectors most impacted. As an investor, this could spell big savings to your earnings and new investment opportunities in markets affected by job creation.

To get a sense of this impact, I spoke with Mitch Roschelle, a partner at PwC with over 30 years of experience serving a wide array of real estate investors, foreign and domestic. Roschelle is a regular on Fox Business and Bloomberg TV, where he speaks about real estate, housing, business trends, capital markets, the retail industry, and the economy. He is also the co-publisher of Emerging Trends in Real Estate, a widely-circulated global annual market forecast that many investors rely on.

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