Learn key concepts from some of the top minds in commercial real estate.
How Blockchain Will Revolutionize Commercial Real Estate
“Blockchain is to transactions what the internet was to information” — Steve Weikal In 2009, a mysterious person (or persons) named Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper that introduced the world to bitcoin—a digital payment system that eliminated the need for financial institutions. For the cryptocurrency to work, transactions would need to be recorded […]
by Tyler Stewart • July 17, 2018
The Growing Demand for Class B Multifamily and What It Means for Investors
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 […]
by Tyler Stewart • April 25, 2018
Invest in Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA
Few investors are aware that the IRS does allow the use of retirement funds to purchase real property. The potential tax benefits of this powerful strategy include tax-deferred income and in the case of a Roth IRA, income that is completely tax-free. It’s a neat solution for real estate investors frustrated with hefty tax payments […]
by Tyler Stewart • April 16, 2018
How Will the New U.S. Tax Bill Impact Commercial Real Estate?
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 […]
by Tyler Stewart • April 12, 2018
How to Navigate the Unstructured World of Real Estate Fees
Sponsors work hard to source, acquire, and manage real estate investments, acting as fiduciary to investors and taking on more risk when forming a syndication. For these efforts, investors compensate sponsors through various fees, detailed in a Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) that can be difficult to navigate. Michael Episcope is Co-founder and Principal at Origin […]
by Tyler Stewart • February 12, 2018