JackChat May, 2019

By |May 8th, 2019|JackChat|

Multifamily – Sector affordability is a concern. While rent growth and rising property values have position connotations, these trends are not sustainable.

JackChat January, 2019

By |January 26th, 2019|JackChat|

2018 was a productive year. I hope that your 2018 was a good one; one full of health, happiness and prosperity. My format from October, though brief and written more in the form of “Soundbites” rather than “deep content”, seemed to go over well. As the feedback (thank you) was generally positive (easier and faster to read) I will follow the same format with this update.

JackChat October, 2018

By |October 31st, 2018|JackChat|

Since my last blog in June, the year continues to be robust for most. With the sun and wind at our backs; transactions flourish. Hit ratios suffer given the competition everyone faces to find, capitalized, and recapitalize a deal; but everyone seems to be prospering nonetheless.

JackChat June, 2018

By |June 26th, 2018|JackChat|

The old saying “I would rather be lucky than smart”; how would we ever really know which of the two drove our individual fate professionally?

JackChat May, 2018

By |May 8th, 2018|JackChat|

I just came back from the Spring ULI Council Meeting in Detroit. After Council Dinner I had a conversation with my oldest son about a class he is taking for his MBA. He was talking about “Red Ocean and Blue Ocean” businesses.