How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Investor Relations, Capital Markets and Office Space Investing with Brian Adams

February 21, 2021 Sam Wilson Season 1 Episode 84
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Investor Relations, Capital Markets and Office Space Investing with Brian Adams
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How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Investor Relations, Capital Markets and Office Space Investing with Brian Adams
Feb 21, 2021 Season 1 Episode 84
Sam Wilson

Brian Adams is the President and Founder of Excelsior Capital, where he spearheads the investor relations and capital markets arms of the firm. He has 10 years of experience in real estate private equity.

Prior to forming Excelsior Capital, Brian co-founded Priam Properties, an institutional real estate private equity sponsor in 2010, and provided leadership and direction for the firm in connection with capital markets, investment management, and investor relations.

[00:01 – 0:0] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Brian Adams
  • Brian talks to us about his background
    • Practiced law for a couple of years
    • His time as a real estate private equity sponsor

[02:49 – 10:58] Investor Relations and Capital Markets

  • Lessons Adam learned in terms of the Capital side of the business
  • Dealing with institutional investors
  • Establishing a business to generate enough return to maintain a quality of life, cost of living across an exponentially growing family base
  • Fundless sponsors

[10:59 – 17:09] Investment plans for 2021

  • Investing in suburban offices
  • Post-covid potential of the office space market
  • The state of asset prices in the office space

[17:10 – 19:38] Closing Segment

  • Brian’s advice to aspiring investors
    • You’re not only taking a risk on the real estate deals, but you’re also taking a small business risk. Starting a company and infrastructure around those deals. 
  • How Brian stays on top of his game
  • His way to make the world a better place
  • How to reach out to Brian – links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

“85 percent of all the institutional investment capital that has been raised for private equity real estate has gone to five firms.” - Brian Adams

“I’ve seen pricing be more competitive in the office space post-covid instead of pre-covid.” - Brian Adams

“If you’re worried about inflation, real assets are still your best options against inflation.” - Brian Adams

“People who are getting into the real estate business have to understand that, they're not only taking a risk on the real estate deals, but they’re also taking a small business risk. Starting a company and infrastructure around those deals.” - Brian Adams


Resources Mentioned: 


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Connect with Brian on LinkedIn. To know more about their investments, visit their website https://www.excelsiorgp.com/ 


Connect with me:

I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify strategy and provide solid predictable returns.

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Show Notes

Brian Adams is the President and Founder of Excelsior Capital, where he spearheads the investor relations and capital markets arms of the firm. He has 10 years of experience in real estate private equity.

Prior to forming Excelsior Capital, Brian co-founded Priam Properties, an institutional real estate private equity sponsor in 2010, and provided leadership and direction for the firm in connection with capital markets, investment management, and investor relations.

[00:01 – 0:0] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Brian Adams
  • Brian talks to us about his background
    • Practiced law for a couple of years
    • His time as a real estate private equity sponsor

[02:49 – 10:58] Investor Relations and Capital Markets

  • Lessons Adam learned in terms of the Capital side of the business
  • Dealing with institutional investors
  • Establishing a business to generate enough return to maintain a quality of life, cost of living across an exponentially growing family base
  • Fundless sponsors

[10:59 – 17:09] Investment plans for 2021

  • Investing in suburban offices
  • Post-covid potential of the office space market
  • The state of asset prices in the office space

[17:10 – 19:38] Closing Segment

  • Brian’s advice to aspiring investors
    • You’re not only taking a risk on the real estate deals, but you’re also taking a small business risk. Starting a company and infrastructure around those deals. 
  • How Brian stays on top of his game
  • His way to make the world a better place
  • How to reach out to Brian – links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

“85 percent of all the institutional investment capital that has been raised for private equity real estate has gone to five firms.” - Brian Adams

“I’ve seen pricing be more competitive in the office space post-covid instead of pre-covid.” - Brian Adams

“If you’re worried about inflation, real assets are still your best options against inflation.” - Brian Adams

“People who are getting into the real estate business have to understand that, they're not only taking a risk on the real estate deals, but they’re also taking a small business risk. Starting a company and infrastructure around those deals.” - Brian Adams


Resources Mentioned: 


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Connect with Brian on LinkedIn. To know more about their investments, visit their website https://www.excelsiorgp.com/ 


Connect with me:

I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify strategy and provide solid predictable returns.

Call: 901-500-6191

Facebook

LinkedIn

Like, subscribe, and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or whatever platform you listen on. Thank you for tuning in! 

Email me --> [email protected]