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Owning the Crossroads in Investment Real Estate With Chad Braun (Ep. 36)


In this episode, Kevin Kaylakie speaks with Chad Braun, the managing partner and co-founder of Fifth Corner. Chad shares his incredible professional journey and how the Irreplaceable Corners TM approach differentiates them in the real estate space.


Kevin and Chad discuss:

  • How a company’s core values, and strategy can impact not just investors, but entire communities.
  • There are some negative leverage real estate deals, but is that the best strategy if you want a positive cash flow.
  • What is the real estate future forecast, are we expecting another real estate cycle like in the 80s.
  • How Fifth Corner created a functional rent structure that is not directly affected by increasing property taxes.
  • And more…



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About Our Guest:

Chad started his career with Kenneth Leventhal & Co in their real estate advisory practice and has spent the past 24 years exclusively working in the commercial real estate business. He helped grow AmREIT (NYSE:AMRE) from $50 million to over $1 billion in assets when it sold to EDENS in February 2015. As CFO and COO, he was responsible for all aspects of capital formation, accounting and reporting, asset management, investor relations and human resources.



Real Estate in the Texas Triangle with John Anderson (Ep. 32)

In this episode, Kevin Kaylakie speaks with John Anderson, Chief Financial Officer at 35South Capital.   

Kevin and John discuss: 

  • Core plus real estate assets.
  • 35South Capital and the closing of their fund. 
  • Negative leverage in commercial real estate. 
  • Value-add in real estate and 35South Capital’s approach. 
  • Real Estate Investment in the Texas Triangle.
  • And more…


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About Our Guest: 

John Anderson serves as Chief Financial Officer, is a member of the Investment Committee and brings over 25 years of experience to the team. Prior to founding 35 South Capital, Mr. Anderson co-founded CJN Investments, a boutique private equity firm that invests in local businesses and real estate in the greater Houston area and throughout the state of Texas. Prior to CJN, he was the Regional Director of Development for Weingarten Realty. Mr. Anderson also previously worked at Pelican Builders, AmReit, Fairfield Residential and the Archon Group (a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs).  

John graduated from Baylor University with a BBA is Business Management and an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in Real Estate and Investments.