In this episode, Ash Patel interviews Michael Mandel, the CEO of CompStak, a leading provider of commercial real estate data. They delve deep into the world of commercial real estate data, discussing how it can be a game-changer for investors and uncovering the power of creativity in real estate investments. Listen in as they explore various data sets, discuss case studies, and provide insights into finding profitable deals using data-driven strategies.
- Creativity Trumps Data Alone: While data is essential, Michael emphasizes that the key to success in commercial real estate investing lies in creativity. Investors who can think creatively and find unique ways to extract value from properties will often achieve the most significant returns.
- Data-Driven Decision-Making: Michael highlights how investors can leverage data to make informed decisions. They discuss the importance of using multiple data sets, such as lease rates, property details, loan data, and market analytics, to identify opportunities and mitigate risks.
- Identifying Profitable Deals: The conversation explores how data can help investors identify potentially lucrative deals. By analyzing data on property leases, square footage, loan maturities, and more, investors can uncover properties with untapped potential, creating opportunities for significant returns on investment.
Michael Mandel | Real Estate Background
- CEO and Co-Founder of CompStak
- Based in: New York, NY
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- Best Ever Book: The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
- Greatest Lesson: The real estate investors that are gonna be the most successful are those who are the most creative, who can see beyond that data and find a new way to make money from an asset that isn't otherwise obvious.
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