REady2Scale - Real Estate Investing

REady2Scale - Real Estate Investing

Join Blue Lake Capital's Jeannette Robinson as she puts the spotlight on some of the most successful investors across the globe on REady2Scale. Increase your real estate investing knowledge, be inspired to drive towards higher goals, and get ready to scale your portfolio, business & life. With REady2Scale, you’ll meet like-minds sharing wisdom and passion to help you grow your wealth and live an extraordinary life! REady2Scale is brought to you by Blue Lake Capital, a private equity real estate firm focused on large multifamily properties. To learn more about Blue Lake, visit: www.bluelake-capital.com

Episodes

February 8, 2023 30 min
Blue Lake Capital's own Ryan Rasieleski joins Jeannette to examine the latest move by the Fed to raise interest rates by 25 basis points, plus the ongoing job cuts we've been seeing, especially at tech companies. He breaks down what it all means for the multifamily market. For the video interview, visit: https://youtu.be/uRjenKOpHDg With regards to seeing higher rates for longer, it will certainly impact transaction volume ...
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Ellie Perlman, Blue Lake Capital's Founder & CEO, joins Jeannette Robinson to talk about the main challenges and opportunities that we're seeing in the market. Right here, right now. (For the video interview, visit: https://youtu.be/i4SeGbKXQfw) One thing that everyone is talking about is debt. That's one of the main challenges right now because Loan to Value has gone down significantly. In the past, you know, oper...
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Coming into 2022, the real estate markets were basically a continuation of 2021. Sellers got almost any price that they wanted with crazy terms and very high, nonrefundable hard money deposits. Then it switched almost overnight. In today's episode, Blue Lake Capital's Founder & CEO, Ellie Perlman, joins the show to officially hand the hosting reigns over to our Director of Investor Relations, Jeannette Robinson, and kic...
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We all know the capital markets and specifically debt markets have really been shifting and it's putting a lot of pressure on cash flows. Ryan Rasieleski is an Acquisitions Associate for Blue Lake Capital, responsible for market research, deal sourcing, underwriting, due diligence, and equity/debt structuring. He explains what he's seeing in the markets today, dives into what it takes to keep deal flow active and how we'...
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Atlanta's been an incredible market for real estate investing for some time now, but will it continue? It's one of the markets where we always try to keep our deal flow active, so we wanted to get a handle on the outlook for the market and region. When it comes to ATL, there aren't many people with a better understanding of the market than Kevin Geiger, Vice Chairman of CBRE. Kevin has focused on multifamily investment...
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Being vertically integrated can mean different things to different people but, as Sam Bates has proven, it's far from being just another industry buzzword. Sam is the founder and CEO of Bates Capital Group. He started his real estate journey in 2009 and has been directly involved in the acquisition or development, reposition, disposition, asset management, and strategic planning of over $200,000,000 in AUM. His portfolio curren...
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At the most basic level, Joel Friedland explains, industrial real estate is just made up of a bunch of boxes. You've got big boxes, small boxes, tall boxes, short boxes, and inside it's just open space.  However, after hearing Joel explain his business further, it's clear that industrial is about way more than just boxes. Joel has 40 year track record in industrial real estate. As an industrial real estate broker and ow...
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Michael Flight is known as the Godfather of Blockchain Real Estate. It may sound unusual in the days of FTX, but when he was exposed to crypto, the CEO of the Liberty Real Estate Fund had a novel idea: "What if we did something legal and concrete in the crypto real estate space?" Michael explains that issuing a security token follows exactly the same same process and steps as issuing a regular syndication, but the blockchai...
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When someone's been involved with over $100 BILLION in M&A and restructuring transactions, you should probably take note when it comes to trends in the market. Deborah Smith is the Co-Founder & CEO of The CenterCap Group and heads the firm’s Strategic Capital and M&A and Execution efforts. A career banker, she grew up on a rural dairy farm in Australia with the goal of being a tax attorney but, as she tells us, she ...
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Bronson Hill walks the walk. Real estate started as a side hustle when Bronson was focused on a well paying career in medical device sales. He initially had plans on building a single family portfolio, but a cousin convinced him he could scale through multifamily investing and nurturing strong partnerships. He's since expanded into a variety of investment vehicles including ATM's and Oil & Gas. Now the Founder & CEO...
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Andy Sinclair likes to say that if you lived in the Midwest from May through October, it would be the best place you've ever lived. For the CEO of Midloch Investment Partners, the Midwest is the Mid-Best. Andy is an accomplished real estate investment professional whose experience spans real estate private equity investments and institutional brokerage. He has invested and participated in approximately $2.0 billion in real esta...
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Krystle (Moore) Simpson and Kenny Simpson are a power couple with 30+ years of combined real estate experience. They’ve founded, owned, operated, and sold multiple companies (including a property management business with 1000+ doors and one financing company). They grew their personal portfolio from $35k to multiple millions and have rehabbed hundreds of units in the process. Amidst it all, they are personal development ju...
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Blue Lake Capital's CEO, Ellie Perlman, gives an inside look at what we're seeing in multifamily real estate markets today. This episode includes: How we're handling interest rates, underwriting and creative deal structures in today's environment. Ellie also took a number of questions from viewers and discussed our newest acquisition. Invest With Blue Lake Capital If you are interested in learning more about passi...
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Matt Picheny didn't take the most traditional route to multifamily investing. His career began on the stage when he moved from Orlando to New York to pursue a full time career in acting. As fate would have it, the dot-com crash pushed Matt into his first real estate deal, one that ultimately had a very good return for him. Fast forward to today, and Matt is a successful investor and operator of thousands of apartment units and ...
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This week’s guest brings a unique perspective to two industries that have generated a lot of buzz over the past couple of years – real estate and supply chain. Jeff Davis is the Managing Partner of Bridgestone Holdings, LLC. When he began his career in real estate in 2015, he simultaneously held a position as a global sales executive for a Fortune 200 logistics company. Jeff shares his story of how he used commission checks from ...
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The economy today is different from just 3 or 6 months ago and there are different factors that you'll want to look for in deals in today's economic climate that you didn't necessarily need to look for before. Take a look at how we're evaluating deals at Blue Lake Capital and why we still feel that multifamily real estate is a great investment, even (and maybe especially) now . Key Takeaway: We feel that we're a...
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When you're considering renovations to your property, it's incredibly important to select strong, experienced vendors to help you through the process. James Sirmans of Gage Multifamily Services in Austin, TX joined us to discuss some of the things you'll need to consider before starting your next renovation project. What amenities will tenants want? What technology should you put in your building? Most of all, what impr...
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When is the next deal coming? This is a question I get a lot from our investors, so I wanted to share our view on how the current economy is affecting real estate deal flow. We all know that, right now, interest rates and rents are going up across the country, but what’s the impact been on acquisitions? In terms of the deal flow specifically, there’s been a slow down over the past few months since the Fed declared their intention...
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This week's guest explores how changes in population may impact the overall housing market and also helps dispel some popular "urban myths" that many consider factual. He also believes that a lack of single-family and multi-family construction will keep the market healthy for investors and, while we may see a correction with rising rates, a full blown housing crash looks unlikely. Mark Hickey is the founder of 4M Rental...
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September 21, 2022 13 min
While we don't have definitive acknowledgement that the economy has entered a recession, there's no doubt that rising interest rates and quantitative tightening are top of mind for investors everywhere. Ellie Perlman provides her perspective on the current conditions. What does it all mean for real estate investors and how should you ride out the short term challenges? Key Takeaway: The key during a potential recession is ...
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