Sep 7, 2021
“You go through the industry, you do lots of different things and you learn what you're good at and what you're not good at” - [Bryan]
“You really have to focus in and figure out where you're at in the process when you're ready to close” - [Bryan]
“In 2005 we finished up, I decided I know everything about international real estate. I'm going to teach everybody else in the world” – [Bryan]
“I think that we will see a lot of asset price inflation over the next few years.” – [Kent]
“The last 10 years, I learned a tremendous amount about what individual owners and developers need” – [Bryan]
“People are paying record prices for buildings. And so there's definitely a mismatch between where we are specifically today and where the market is” – [Bryan]
[02:13] I am super excited about our guest Bryan Shaffer.
[04:51] Bryan describes himself as Focused.
[06:00] Bryan shares his backstory.
[06:38] Bryan talks about when he learned that real estate is a crisis driven industry.
[09:34] In the end of 2010, 2011, Bryan joined George Smith Partners.
[18:13] Do you think it's a reflection of the pandemic and people wanting to get to a less crowded area?
[20:31] What is it structured finance mean or capital markets, or talk about some of that terminology a little bit and explain some of that more in a layman's term, if you would.
[23:33] what's interesting is you set a 30% return and unlike where are you finding 30% return today? Tell me about one of those deals.
[25:43] So do you think that there is the return, per all perspective of what the cap rate is?
[28:54] You sometimes have to make choices and decisions. And how do you go about what's your process for that?
[31:20] Bryan talks about which asset class makes sense.
[37:46] How to contact Bryan