Listen as Adam Hooper and Mike Hu go in-depth on the key fundamentals of hospitality investing.
Mike Hu is a Senior Vice President at Gaw Capital and he leads the Capital Markets team in the US. Mr. Hu is based in Los Angeles, our US headquarters, and is responsible for capital formation, co-investments, separate account investments, investor relations and marketing.
Mr. Hu joined Gaw Capital in 2011 and was previously a member of Gaw Capital’s acquisitions and investment team based in Hong Kong, our global headquarters. In December 2014, Mr. Hu was relocated to Los Angeles to help grow our US business.
Before joining Gaw Capital, Mr. Hu was with Tishman Speyer in London and New York, where he as part of their Leadership Development Program. While at Tishman Speyer, he completed rotations in acquisitions, debt financing/restructuring, property and asset management, and design & construction.
Listen as Adam Hooper and Mark Roderick discuss crowdfunding for real estate and the legal documents investors sign when investing in a real estate deal.
Mark Roderick is a very boring corporate and securities lawyer. Since the JOBS Act of 2012, he has spent all of his time in the Crowdfunding space and today is one of the leading Crowdfunding and Fintech lawyers in the United States. He writes a widely-read blog, www.CrowdfundAttny.com, with a wealth of legal and practical information for portals and issuers. He also speaks at Crowdfunding events across the country, and represents industry participants across the country and around the world. He can be reached at (856) 661-2265 or email@example.com.
Episode 9 of the Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate Investing is now available on your favorite podcast listening platform. In this episode, RealCrowd Co-Founder & CEO, Adam Hooper, discusses how to evaluate a real estate sponsor’s investment opportunity with Paul Kaseburg, Chief Investment Officer at MG Properties Group.
Paul Kaseburg joined MG Properties Group in 2010 and is responsible for the firm’s acquisition, disposition, and capital markets activities. At MG, he has been involved with the purchase of approximately 12,000 units totaling $1.7 billion in total consideration. Paul has 17 years of experience in real estate private equity investment, capital markets, and corporate M&A. Prior to joining MG, he held various roles in commercial real estate debt and equity acquisitions, development, and financing. He has a background in corporate M&A and venture capital investing at Northrop Grumman (NOC). Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Paul is also the author of the book: Investing in Real Estate Private Equity: An Insiders Guide to Real Estate Partnerships, Funds, Joint Ventures & Crowdfunding (available on Amazon).
Episode 8 of the Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate Investing is now available on your favorite podcast listening platform. In this episode, RealCrowd Co-Founder & CEO, Adam Hooper, discusses the tax advantages of real estate investing with Timothy Wallen, CEO of MLG Capital.
Timothy Wallen, is a Principal, CEO, and sits on investment committee for MLG Capital. Tim joined MLG in 1989 as the Chief Financial Officer. In 2000, he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. He serves on the Board of Directors, and is an Officer for the MLG Affiliation of Companies including MLG Capital, MLG Development, and MLG Management. As CEO, Tim remains committed and involved with daily, integral functions of the investment and development segments. This includes long-term and short-term business strategies, innovative concepts to debt financing, and complex partnership structures. Tim is also a Principal and Board Member of NAI MLG Commercial, which provides Brokerage and Property Management services to Wisconsin.
Prior to joining MLG, Tim was a Tax Manager with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in San Francisco and Milwaukee. He specialized in income tax planning for partnerships and corporations in the real estate industry. In 1989, he transferred to the Milwaukee office where he was promoted to the position of manager.
Episode 7 of the Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate Investing is now available on your favorite podcast listening platform. In this episode, RealCrowd Co-Founder & CEO, Adam Hooper, discusses what’s happening in brick and mortar retail with Eric Hohmann, President & Co-Founder of Bond Street Advisors.
Eric Hohmann, is a founder and Principal of Bond Street Advisors, and is also the former President of Madison Marquette, a private commercial real estate investment and services company.
Bond Street Advisors is a real estate investment management firm whose core objectives are to provide investors with reliable, monthly, tax advantaged cash flow. Bond Street owns more than 20 open air convenience retail centers in five southeastern US states.