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Navigating The Industrial Real Estate Risks and Advantages

industrial real estate

In this episode, we dive into the world of industrial real estate with Joel Friedland, a seasoned investor with over 40 years of experience. Joel shares his valuable insights on weathering economic storms, acquiring assets without debt, raising capital, and finding off-market deals.

With an impressive portfolio of nearly 100 acquisitions totaling approximately 3 million square feet, Joel’s expertise is unmatched. He has raised over $100 million in private capital and facilitated more than 1,600 industrial leases.

Joel sheds light on his remarkable journey of overcoming the challenging 2008 market crash in the real estate industry. Drawing from his experience, Joel discusses the strategies he employed to weather the storm. Through his compelling story, Joel inspires listeners with his resilience, adaptability, and determination to succeed in the face of adversity.

He also talks about the risks involved in industrial real estate as well as valuable perspectives he learned along the way. He understands the potential challenges in the industry, including economic fluctuations, tenant turnover, and property maintenance costs. Joel’s seasoned approach, combined with his ability to adapt and find off-market deals allows him to mitigate risks and maximize returns.

Join us as we explore Joel’s journey from his early beginnings to his current role as the Principal at Brit Properties and Brit Asset Management, where he manages a diverse portfolio of properties on behalf of investors!

In This Episode

  1. How he successfully navigated the challenges of the 2008 recession and developed strategies for buying assets without relying on debt
  2. The importance of cold-calling and off-market deals to find lucrative investment opportunities
  3. Understanding Industrial leases and the advantages and risks involved in the industry
  4. The importance of making informed decisions

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