How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Investing in Time, Money, and People with Arlene Garza

April 01, 2021 Sam Wilson Season 1 Episode 123
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Investing in Time, Money, and People with Arlene Garza
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How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Investing in Time, Money, and People with Arlene Garza
Apr 01, 2021 Season 1 Episode 123
Sam Wilson

Arlene Garza is the Principal and Co-Founder of REEP Equity. She launched her initial real estate investing business in 2012. She and her husband began with a small 24-unit property which they owned and managed. As a Principle in REEP Equity, they have sponsored a total of twelve multi-family acquisitions, taking four properties full cycle with total returns as high as 370 percent. Her portfolio currently consists of 2,621 units as a deal sponsor and passive investor in San Antonio, Atlanta, Dallas, Jacksonville, and Houston.

Arleen had her Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance at Texas Tech University. Before establishing the real estate business, she served in various senior-level key roles in the financial services industry, achieving the title of Senior Vice President. 

[00:01 – 07:17] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Arlene Garza
  • Arlene talks about her background
  • She also talks about the lessons she learned along the way

[07:18 – 18:39] Investing in Time, Money, and People

  • Navigating the capital raise for acquisition
  • Lending and Equity Side
  • Focusing and being transparent to their investors 
  • Growth of Management Company
  • Hiring key people
  • Building the structures 
  • Developing the correct KPI used in their team

[18:40 – 22:31] Closing Segment

  • Arlene’s advice to aspiring investors
  • Educate yourself and find a mentor.
  • How she stays on top of her game
  • Her way to make the world a better place
  • How to reach out to Arlene – links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

"You do have to invest time and money and we invested in our team. We invested in people to make sure that we could leverage everybody’s talent.” – Arlene Garza

“Make sure you understand what you are doing before you take on other people’s money.” – Arlene Garza



Resources Mentioned: 


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Connect with Arlene at https://reepequity.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

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

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Show Notes

Arlene Garza is the Principal and Co-Founder of REEP Equity. She launched her initial real estate investing business in 2012. She and her husband began with a small 24-unit property which they owned and managed. As a Principle in REEP Equity, they have sponsored a total of twelve multi-family acquisitions, taking four properties full cycle with total returns as high as 370 percent. Her portfolio currently consists of 2,621 units as a deal sponsor and passive investor in San Antonio, Atlanta, Dallas, Jacksonville, and Houston.

Arleen had her Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance at Texas Tech University. Before establishing the real estate business, she served in various senior-level key roles in the financial services industry, achieving the title of Senior Vice President. 

[00:01 – 07:17] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Arlene Garza
  • Arlene talks about her background
  • She also talks about the lessons she learned along the way

[07:18 – 18:39] Investing in Time, Money, and People

  • Navigating the capital raise for acquisition
  • Lending and Equity Side
  • Focusing and being transparent to their investors 
  • Growth of Management Company
  • Hiring key people
  • Building the structures 
  • Developing the correct KPI used in their team

[18:40 – 22:31] Closing Segment

  • Arlene’s advice to aspiring investors
  • Educate yourself and find a mentor.
  • How she stays on top of her game
  • Her way to make the world a better place
  • How to reach out to Arlene – links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

"You do have to invest time and money and we invested in our team. We invested in people to make sure that we could leverage everybody’s talent.” – Arlene Garza

“Make sure you understand what you are doing before you take on other people’s money.” – Arlene Garza



Resources Mentioned: 


------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Connect with Arlene at https://reepequity.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]