Recent Conferences and News
Spoke at the Real Estate Family Office and Private Wealth Management Forum (IMN), September 25-26, 2017, Chicago, IL
Sep 25, 2017
Panel Discussion: Core vs. Value-Added vs. Opportunistic
• Impact of where we are in the cycle
• Risk vs. return spectrum
• Can you shift between styles within a portfolio effectively?
• Passive vs. active management
• Use of leverage
Besyata Acquired a $90 million 675-unit Washington D.C. metro Multifamily Portfolio
August 2, 2017
Besyata Investment Group and The Scharf Group, both NY-based single family offices, have acquired Arbor Vista in Washington D.C. metro for a purchase price of $90 million.
Besyata and Scharf Group have been on a winning streak of successful acquisitions, only a few months ago closing on a $74 million 1,033-unit Multifamily Portfolio in Atlanta and Louisville. BH Management, Besyata’s long-standing partner and leading property manager of 70,000 apartments in 23 states, will oversee the day-to-day property management and leasing.
Spoke at the Real Estate Investment Summit 2017 (Opal), April 25-27, 2017, Boca Raton, FL
Apr 26, 2017
Discussion Panel: GP/LP Co-Investment Funds
How are you capitalizing your co-investment funds?
Point of Negotiation.
How do you approach fund LPs regarding co-investments? Do you look for co-investment partners or do they look for you?
Have you been involved in more co-investment deals lately?
Defining exactly what is meant by priority co-investment rights.
Liquidity and Exit Options.
Discretion and Alignment.
Comparing vs. Separate Accounts.
Besyata Investment Group and The Scharf Group acquire an ATLANTA-LOUISVILLE 1,033-unit Multifamily Portfolio for $74 million
Publication date: Mar 21, 2017
Spoke at the Wilson Family Office Club: THE FAMILY OFFICE SUPER SUMMIT, November 28-30th, 2016, Miami
November 29, 2016
Panel Discussion: Untapped Potential: Searching for High Cap Rates, Booming Property Markets, and Undervalued Real Estate
Spoke at IMN’s 2nd Annual REAL ESTATE FAMILY OFFICE AND PRIVATE WEALTH MANAGEMENT FORUM, November 14-15th, 2016, Miami
Two discussion panels: (1) Investing in Single & Multi-Family Real Estate and (2) Evaluating Deal Flow
November 14, 2016
Discussion Panel 1: Investing in Single & Multi-Family Real Estate
As the residential market seems to be nearing the top, we examine what opportunities are still available for investors.
How do we address the needs of Millennials? Do we reform existing neighborhoods or create new ones from scratch? How do we properly access existing inventory?
What are the needs of baby boomers? Will “active” Adult Communities more closely resemble dorms?
What about low income housing, migrant housing, student housing and assisted living? Is there room to make profit while providing excellent services?
Discussion Panel 2: Evaluating Deal Flow
How do you source deals? Do you apply the Bill Murray approach or are you more avaricious?
How do you do your DD? Is it all in-house? How do you evaluate third parties?
What is the best way for a deal provider to approach you? What turns you off?
How deep is your pipeline? How long does your investment process take?
Moderated the Family Office Breakout Networking Session at The Deal Flow Network’s Inaugural Real Estate Breakfast Forum, November 3rd, 2016, NYC
November 3, 2016
Moderated breakout discussion with family offices on real estate investment opportunities after the presentation by the keynote speaker Francis Greenburger, CEO & Founder of Time Equities, Inc.
Spoke at the Wilson Family Office Club: THE FAMILY OFFICE REAL ESTATE SUMMIT, September 30th, 2016, NYC
September 30, 2016
Panel Discussion: Boosting the Bottom Line: Driving Manager Performance and Increasing NOI in Your Real Estate Portfolio
Besyata Investment Group acquires Washington Park Plaza in Chicago MSA for $32 million
August 8, 2016
Besyata has originated 5 retail deals in the last 6 months.