Episode 467: 05-24-18
Real Estate Capital Markets Overview
Charles Foschini is Senior Managing Director-Florida and Co-Leader of Berkadia in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Foschini provides complex capital solutions to a focused clientèle of major property owners throughout the United States. Unique among his peers, Foschini’s team of six engages in a borrower-focused practice balanced between commercial and multifamily executions bringing creative solutions to every engagement.
In addition to his production role, Foschini co- manages the state of Florida, providing strategic vision and leadership to a dynamic team of investment sales and commercial finance professionals in one of the country’s top-producing regions.
With more than two decades of experience structuring complex transactions, Foschini and his team have been involved in the sale and financing of commercial and multifamily properties totaling approximately $20 billion. These include several portfolio and landmark single-asset transactions more than $200 million.
Jim and Charles discuss the state of the capital markets for real estate.
Family Office Real Estate Update
DJ Van Keuren is Vice President for Hayman Family Office, the Single-Family Office of the Hayman Family, who was the founder of Giorgio Perfume. Van Keuren is responsible for family office capital and the real estate activities that support Hayman Properties, an affiliate of the Hayman Family Office.
Previously he worked as the Director of Family Office Capital for the Arsenal Family Office (SFO) working on their real estate portfolio and investments. Before that he was the Managing Director for the Jain Family Office (SFO), a real estate family out of Mumbai India. Here he was responsible for all underwriting, and placement of debt and equity on their projects in the U.S. In New York City, they focused on luxury condos and hotels from $75 million to $400 million.
Over his 25 years’ of experience in real estate, finance, investment banking, and fund management, he has been responsible for the underwriting of over $2 billion of real estate assets. He is a subject matter expert in real estate and family offices and a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. Mr. Van Keuren is the author of “Real Estate Investing for Family Offices”, founder of the Family Office Real Estate Institute and The Family Office Real Estate Magazine.
Jim and DJ discuss best practices for family offices in real estate.
When Do You Need a Private Investigator?
Marc Hurwitz is President of Crossroads Investigations in Miami, FL. Hurwitz began government service with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and continued in the U.S. Department of State’s Human Rights Bureau. He then worked in the White House for three years, where he served as the aide to the Deputy National Security Advisor. Hurwitz went on to become a counter-terrorism officer for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and later worked for the government in multiple overseas posts, earning several commendations for meritorious service.
In 2008, Hurwitz opened Crossroads Investigations to sub-contract for retired CIA Chiefs of Stations with corporate due diligence contracts. Crossroads has since expanded into a full-service private investigation and due diligence firm, named by the Daily Business Review as the top Private Investigation Agency in South Florida.
Jim and Marc discuss when you need to call a private investigator.
Episode 467: 05-24-18