July 7, 2020
Listen to Rod Bolls, CEO & Founder, & Laura Brooks with Boxwell, a leading supplier of custom portable storage containers based out of Boulder, Colorado. Rod and his team have built Boxwell into one of the top suppliers in the world of portable storage containers.
“For a new company starting out, stay laser focused on your core business.”
“Look at your skill set, what you bring to the table and if your idea is something you think you can really be successful at… then find mentors, people around you that can be brutally honest and have those conversations, the good and the bad… to help form who you can become as a professional.”
“Before you start a business, think about your spouse and your family, THE most important partner for an entrepreneur is your significant other and having them on the same page with you and their understanding that the path will be challenging at times.”
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June 30, 2020
Kris Franks started Franks Realty International after reading “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki. “Real estate is a great business and a great way to create significant wealth.”
He recently purchased a 1964 retail strip center and renovated the property himself. He targeted a tenant mix of “Amazon-proof” businesses. He now enjoys long-term tenants and steady cash flow.
“As the curb appeal improved, we became successful in tenanting with strong Mom and Pop tenants, that even during COVID, are managing to keep their rent paid.”
June 25, 2020
Brad Savage created The Multifamily Advisory, an appraisal company with a focus on using technology to deliver a better, more efficient solution for multifamily appraisals. His efforts served as a basis and proof of concept for two much larger firms that he would ultimately sell to and continue working with to build a new appraisal company called Apprise.
Learn how Brad valued his business and thought through applying a Gross Revenue Multiplier to a relatively new business with significant future growth potential.
“Throw your heart and soul into building the best product you can and delivering the best service possible to your clients and the cash flow will inevitably follow”.
Apprise is removing the friction from the appraisal process by integrating proprietary data with a goal to double the efficiency of an appraiser with considerably better data and trends. Enjoy!
June 18, 2020
Should YOU OWN or INVEST in Net Lease Properties? Jordan explains why he likes dollar stores, medical and dental net leases that yield long-term, stable returns and cash flow.
Hedge your investment risk against rising taxes and insurance costs with a truly passive investment where the tenant pays those expenses directly.
Jordan shares valuable tips such as: A day in the life as the Co-Founder/Managing Broker of Illuminate Real Estate, “Own Real Estate, don’t be a broker that dies broke”, and advice for any entrepreneur to compartmentalize your emotions from the decision making when starting a business.
Check out the Net Lease Property discussion on the CRE Startup Podcast!! Your hosts, Marshall Baker and Chris Miller
June 3, 2020
Prepare to be INSPIRED!! Learn about Kim’s goals to make several OTHERS Millionaires along her path to success.
Learn how Kim vertically integrated Exponential Property Group into multiple successful real estate businesses. She has grown from 2 employees to over 180 in less than a decade and now has ownership in over 4,800 multifamily units. Check out the company website at exppg.com.
Also, learn about her new venture, The Martha’s Ranch Foundation, to help support families with autism. Check out marthasranch.org to learn more in the near future.
May 28, 2020
Mark Porter has been a pioneer in the eLearning real estate space, a successful real estate broker doing business as Castle Hills Real Estate, property management & portfolio owner, CRS instructor, and multifamily investor.
“A good hire can change your life” & “Income Buys Assets, Assets create Spendable Income”… Listen to Mark explain these two philosophies and how it has helped him elevate his businesses to the next level.
May 20, 2020
Amy Wan, CEO of Bootstrap Legal, shares valuable tips she learned as General Counsel to Startup Founders and her own personal Startup experiences.
Amy explains how Blind Pools work for people wanting to structure a real estate deal and raise equity before they decide on a specific property to purchase. This is often a preferred path to structure an opportunistic real estate acquisition in a distressed market.
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