Ever wondered how to thrive in the unpredictable world of commercial real estate? Get ready to uncover the secrets of success as we dive into the dynamic realm of commercial real estate investing with Drew Breneman, the mastermind behind Brenneman Capital. Drew specializes in transforming multifamily properties. Today he is leaning into core-plus investments, and he's here to share game-changing insights for today's savvy investors.
- Adapting to Market Volatility: Drew discusses how his company adapted to market volatility in the past few quarters, particularly in response to the Federal Reserve's actions on interest rates. He emphasizes the importance of fixed-rate debt and minimizing variables in investment strategies.
- Market-Specific Insights: Drew provides a fascinating contrast between the performance of his Chicago and Phoenix properties. While Chicago has exceeded revenue and expense projections, Phoenix has seen slower-than-expected rent growth, highlighting the significance of understanding local market dynamics.
- Investor Sentiment and Strategy: Drew sheds light on shifting investor sentiment in commercial real estate. He discusses the balance between seeking high IRR and opting for secure, income-generating properties with lower loan-to-values. Drew emphasizes the importance of a mindset that believes in your ability to succeed in real estate investing.
Drew Breneman | Real Estate Background
- Founder of Breneman Capital
- $220MM value
- 28 buildings: 22 multifamily in Chicago and Phoenix, 6 commercial in Minneapolis
- Based in: Austin, TX
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- Best Ever Book: Investing In Real Estate By Gary Eldred
- Greatest Lesson: Mindset can be a huge advantage. If you believe you can do it, you can.
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