Category Archives: CEO Blogs

11 May 2021

What Exactly is Lipstick on a Pig?

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A pig with lipstick is still a pig. I trust you had a nice Mother's Day weekend!  Not that we should need an excuse to spend some time with family, but it's a good excuse nonetheless.  I'm thankful and blessed to have a wonderful mom who is close enough to ...Read More
04 May 2021

An Effective Acquisition Market Comp

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Doing some multifamily shopping I never knew until recently that Cinco de Mayo, despite its Mexican heritage, is celebrated much more widely in the States, surprisingly.  The festival always makes me chuckle because I grew up in Dallas, TX where we studied Texas history and learned about the bad guys ...Read More
29 Apr 2021

The Eviction Moratorium: How are We Handling It?

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A Trip to Washington, DC Over the past couple weeks we've had some ongoing discussions about the CDC eviction moratorium. I thought I would share a little about how we're handling the situation, given the massive impact on apartment and rental communities. EVICTION MORATORIUM The CDC eviction moratorium is currently ...Read More
20 Apr 2021

Operations Drive 20x Value in Real Estate Market

Multifamily Board Room During April of 2021, I had the opportunity to share some time with fellow industry veterans at Rod Khleif's Multifamily Boardroom here in my hometown of Sarasota, FL.  There are always things to learn but I had a couple key take-aways this time. KEY TAKEAWAYS The market ...Read More
12 Apr 2021

In-House Growth in the Multifamily Space

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Onboarding the newest members of our growing team! A vision with a plan is the key to making progress in multifamily real estate. That’s how we treat our plan for REM Capital and for our deals! I love seeing internal progress, and last week, we onboarded some new folks! We ...Read More
20 Mar 2021

REM 2.0

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Adam Beckstedt, VP Acquisitions, Bradly Hopkins, VP Property Management, Robert Ritzenthaler, CEO Hello and welcome to the CEO Blog! Robert here, CEO of REM Capital. It's official. We're no longer a startup company. We've tested our model and now it's time to build it out in a very careful and ...Read More