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Despite what you may be reading in the news…INFLATION IS FALLING RAPIDLY As we know, traditional news sources have political motivations for the stories they tell. But you know what doesn’t… RAW DATA And when it comes to data, you know who to call… THE MAD SCIENTIST OF MULTIFAMILY — NEAL BAWA!!!
On today’s episode of Ritter On Real Estate, we chat with Neal Bawa. Neal is CEO / Founder at UGro and Grocapitus, two commercial real estate investment companies. Neal’s companies use cutting-edge real estate analytics technology to source and acquire OR build large Commercial properties across the U.S., for nearly 700 investors, and has a portfolio of over 4,800 units. An AUM value (upon completion) of over $1 Billion.
In this podcast, we will discuss what the future holds for the housing market forecast and why real estate will remain strong. Specifically, we will look at the data and numbers to give our prediction. However, we are not going into this alone…as they say two heads are better than one. So we hope you give a warm welcome to our special guest, Neal Bawa.
Neal Bawa is a technologist universally known in real estate circles as the Mad Scientist of Multifamily. He’s a data guru, one of the most in-demand speakers on the topic of investing and multifamily investing, and the host of Multifamily University
Today’s guest Neal Bawa is known as the “mad scientist of multi-family” and in this episode, he warns us that if we ignore the developments in PropTech it could be detrimental to our livelihoods as real estate asset managers.
Neal Bawa is a technologist who is universally known in the real estate circles as the Mad Scientist of Multifamily. Besides being one of the most in-demand speakers in commercial real estate, Neal is a data guru, a process freak, and an outsourcing expert. Neal treats his $947 million-dollar portfolio as an ongoing experiment in efficiency and optimization. The Mad Scientist lives by two mantras. His first mantra is that We can only manage what we can measure. His second mantra is that Data beats gut feel by a million miles. These mantras and a dozen other disruptive beliefs drive profit for his 700+ investors.
Neal Bawa is a technologist universally known in real estate circles as the Mad Scientist of Multifamily. Besides being one of the most in-demand speakers in commercial real estate, Neal is a data guru, a process freak, and an outsourcing expert. Neal treats his $947 million-dollar portfolio as an ongoing experiment in efficiency and optimization. The Mad Scientist lives by two mantras. His first mantra is, “We can only manage what we can measure”. His second mantra is, “Data beats gut feel by a million miles”. These mantras and a dozen other disruptive beliefs drive profit for his 700+ investors. Neal serves CEO / Founder at Grocapitus, an iconic, data-driven commercial real estate investment company.
Their ability to pick a good market is very tough and something that can take years as someone grows their real estate investments. Neal has really got this down to a science and he dives into the data on how he gets to the place of getting the right location of the investment. We go over how to get something where you know the growth of the area will expand to the point that the rents increase. This is science and Neal nailed it down.
In today’s episode, Neal shares insights about his strategy for multifamily investing, some interesting market statistics, and what he expects the future of the real estate market to look like.
Neal believes that we are at a turning point, where traditional commercial real estate will combine with Proptech and Fintech technology disruptors, and will truly reach its potential as a tradable, highly liquid asset class that will rival and eventually beat the stock market in its size and scope. He also believes that the Build-to-rent will become a much larger and more profitable part of the Multifamily asset class over the next 5 years, due to its uniquely desirable characteristics. Neal’s vision is to combine the Build-to-rent asset class with fractionalization to democratize commercial real estate.
We chat about: How Neal became the Mad Scientist of Multifamily; OCD with getting more stuff done as opposed to doing more stuff: Business process automation to assign tasks: Building an accountability structure before assigning tasks; Clarity is a chicken & egg business. Have the determination to get clarity; Making numbers easy to understand; Myth to finding the best city; Implications of the current economic situation
Today, we have Neal Bawa, Real Estate Investor, and Syndicator, who has an amazing journey, public speaker, and marketing mogul focusing on real estate marketing investment. Let’s watch his beginnings from Silicon Valley to Multifamily.