8/10/17 Raleigh Mastermind Group Meeting

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Member Bonnie Moser, Director of Kane Residential at Kane Realty Corporation, reports on Kane’s multi-family leasing in the Triangle. Park Central in North Hills—a mid-rise with street retail plus a high-rise over it—recently opened, with 25% pre-leased and 10% occupied. The Dartmouth has finished up leasing, and Bonnie expects a sale soon. Kane is kicking off the Tower Four in … Read More

8/1/17 – Detroit Mastermind Group

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Martin Lavelle of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch provided an update for the Detroit Real Professionals Mastermind Group reporting that the National economy grew at an annualized pace of 2.6% in the second quarter of 2017. Being the 9th year of growth since the recession, this is the third longest expansion since WWII. While the pace … Read More

8/3/17 Northern New Jersey Mastermind Group Meeting

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Northern New Jersey Members Get the Lowdown on 1031 Exchanges At a time that’s traditionally labeled the “mid-summer slump,” Champion Tony Ianuale kicked off a robust early August meeting of the Northern New Jersey Mastermind RPN Group. Our four guests provided some interesting perspectives on the Jersey real estate market. They included: Liudmila Davydiuk of Churchill Living (corporate hospitality development); … Read More

7/26/17 Miami Mastermind Group Meeting

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Ron Wainwright, Tax Partner with Cherry Bekaert provided a firsthand account of what is and what is not going on in “tax rate reduction.” Ron previously worked in a national tax role during the Reagan administration and has been part of the committee providing input to The Ryan Plan which led to A Better Way Forward – the tax plan … Read More

7/27/17 Atlanta Midtown Mastermind Group Meeting

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Andy Knapp with Waterbarriers provided some real estate data to the Midtown meeting with news that the seven-year expansion in the office market has slowed, according to the Wall Street Journal. Tenants occupied 5M SF more at the end of the first quarter than at the beginning of the year, compared with an average of 9.4M SF per quarter in … Read More

7/24/17 Dallas Mastermind Group Meeting

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July’s meeting of the Dallas Multi-Discipline Group featured guest speaker Scott Saunders, Vice President at Asset Preservation Inc. (API). API is a qualified 1031 exchange intermediary, and has overseen more than 160K exchanges to date. Scott explained to the group the tremendous values of 1031 exchanges, which allow investors to defer capital gains taxes, thus facilitating significant portfolio growth. Currently, … Read More

7/19/17 New York City Mastermind Group Meeting

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NYC Community Involvement Focuses on Brooklyn’s Red Hook Neighborhood The NYC RPN Mastermind Group had an opportunity learn about one of the city’s most successful grass roots community initiatives. We know it often “takes a village” and much individual and community involvement to affect change in a city’s most challenging neighborhoods. The work of the Red Hook Initiative and its … Read More

7/18/17 Gulf South Mastermind Group Meeting

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Michelle Melton of the Mobile Airport Authority gave members a glimpse at the current and future projects that are planned for Brookley Field and the Mobile Regional Airport. The MAA has a tremendous amount of open space, as Melton said there is presently around 800,000 square feet of space available. Brookley is seeing the continued trickling arrival of tertiary suppliers … Read More

7/17/17 Pittsburgh Mastermind Group

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With its rebirth as a center for robotics, bio-sciences and advanced manufacturing, Pittsburgh needs to quickly complete a planned rapid-transit link between Downtown and Oakland, then find a better way to link the city and its suburbs to Pittsburgh International Airport, says Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald at the July Real Professionals Mastermind Meeting. Commissioners in counties such as Armstrong … Read More

7/12/17 Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Group Meeting

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Atlanta Perimeter Mastermind Meeting Guest, Patrick Henderson, CEO of the Atlanta Sports Connection reports on the development of the 200 acre sports entertainment venue at the Stonecrest Mall area down I – 20 in south DeKalb County. The project with 1.6 miles of road frontage and 3 major road entrances, is currently owned by Urban Retail with a leasing arrangement … Read More