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A Student of the Real Estate Game · 3d ago

The Challenge (and Benefit) of Quarterly Reporting in Real Estate

In the wake of new regulation and rise of real estate crowdfunding platforms, there’s been significant growth in private real estate syndications where operators pool capital from a group of...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 1M ago

5 Things I learned in 2017 and 5 Goals for 2018

Happy belated, New Year! I hope you enjoyed the time off with friends and family, and took a much-deserved break from the daily grind of work. I used the down time to reflect on the accompli...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 2M ago

The Real Estate Software Powering Our Growth: Featuring Dealpath

Over the past 7 years, Atlas has acquired 45 properties with a total deal value of ~$800M. Over that time, we’ve grown from 3 guys in a 100 SF shared office, to an integrated team with 5 ope...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 3M ago

Reflections from Japan

As I write this, I’m on my flight back from an incredible two-week trip around Japan. We spent our first day in Osaka before embarking on a three-day hike of the Kumano Kodo trail. From ther...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 4M ago

Why we Prefer Value-Add Deals and Long-Term Holds

Real estate firms and investors each form their own investment strategy based on their risk-tolerance, desired hold period, expertise, and target returns. Some prefer core or core-plus inves...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 5M ago

Real Estate Tech Funding: What and Who to Know

“The real estate industry is slow to adopt new technology”. How many times have you heard that statement? While there may be some truth to it from a relative perspective, there are so many e...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 5M ago

What’s Your Moat? 4 Forms of Sustainable Competitive Advantages at Atlas

The key to success in real estate investing (and business) isn’t simply finding a competitive advantage, it’s having a sustainable advantage that others are unable to replicate. Warren Buff...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 6M ago

My Experience with Seth Godin’s altMBA: Trust the Process

This past May I participated in altMBA, an intensive, 4-week online workshop designed by Seth Godin for individuals from around the world who want to “level up and lead”. The 4-week sprint, ...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 7M ago

Landing Your First Analyst Job in Commercial Real Estate

Having conversations with industry experts and talking as little about yourself as possible is the best way to learn. It’s why I love the blog format so much – I get to engage with interesti...
A Student of the Real Estate Game · 8M ago

Why You Need an Informational and Analytical Edge in Real Estate

One of my favorite podcasts is ‘Invest Like the Best’ hosted by Patrick O’Shaughnessy. He has a mix if incredible guests from all ends of the finance world (venture capital, authors, researc...