Category Archives: CEO Blogs

13 Sep 2022

The Ultimate Risk Hedge: The Right People

Cottonwood Dallas, Dallas, TX Well, this is always a sobering time of year for me. I'll never forget standing on top of one of the buildings I managed in the NYC area and seeing the twin towers burning. It was a very sad day. I thought about all the good people who ...Read More
07 Sep 2022

15-20% Market Discount with Rent Growth Hedge

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City Park Apartments, Atlanta, GA I trust you had a great Labor Day weekend!  Hard to believe summer is "over." I guess that means we all have to go back to work! Speaking of work, I don't think I've ever had a more challenging hiring environment in my career. So many folks ...Read More
30 Aug 2022

Inflation a Battle of Perception

Brighton Place, North Augusta, SC Welcome back and I hope your week is off to a good start. I spent the weekend fighting off the perennial head cold (do those still exist?!). It gave me plenty of time to ponder the Fed Chairman's comments about fighting inflation.  Wall Street also ...Read More
23 Aug 2022

Monthly Cash Returns: 10-12% Distributions

Fairfield Lakes, Beavercreek, OH I just completed a great site visit trip up in the Midwest and thought you might like to see what we've been up to. I put together a couple short videos on two of my favorites that are both kicking out 10-12% monthly cash returns! Crazy good. In ...Read More
16 Aug 2022

$7.3 MM Annualized Distributions

Millennium Dallas, Dallas, TX I've got a couple days in the office and then I'm off to visit our Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus properties. It's been a little while so I'm excited to get back on the ground in Ohio. Phil Meyer, our VP Asset Management and BJ Haydon, Regional Manager will ...Read More
09 Aug 2022

The Upside: A Window of Opportunity in a Recession

Bayou Oaks, Sarasota, FL Hope you are having a good week thus far. Hard to believe the kiddos are heading back to school over the next few weeks.  Summer seems to be just getting started down here in Florida!  I don't know about you but we love this time of ...Read More
02 Aug 2022

The War for Talent is ON

Marbach Park, San Antonio, TX I trust your week is off to a great start. We're busy getting Avenue33 under management (transitioning management, hiring new folks, kicking off CAPEX projects, addressing delinquency) and preparing to add Marbach Park (more on that deal below) in just over a month (we've got the ...Read More
12 Jul 2022

Why Not to Time the Market

Avenue33, Stockbridge, GA I’m getting a little slower start to the day after driving 8 hours yesterday. Took the family up to Clarks Hill Lake (just north of Augusta, GA) for our annual week on the lake. I’m very thankful for an awesome team that keeps the ship moving. I ...Read More
05 Jul 2022

Fireworks Economic Indicators for 1H2022

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Fairfield Lakes, Beavercreek, OH Know what you own, and know why you own it."Peter Lynch Welcome back and happy belated Independence Day!  We had some awesome fireworks displays around our place, and it was a perfect anecdote to the informal economic survey I do twice a year based on the level ...Read More
28 Jun 2022

Playing Defense to Win in Multifamily

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Audubon Crest, Oakwood, GA Welcome back to another exciting week! Hope all is well with you, and I trust your week is off to a good start. The last couple weeks of travel were very productive on my end, but I'm glad to be home (for now). I miss seeing the fam ...Read More