Investing with Patience with John Norris

John Norris is the Director of Private Wealth at CrowdStreet Advisors. John is responsible for expanding relationships with wealth managers including RIAs, family offices, broker-dealers, and fintech platforms. CrowdStreet Advisors provides advisors and their clients with access to curated, private commercial real estate opportunities selected from CrowdStreet’s proprietary deal flow source from a deep network of 300 real estate sponsors, developers, and operators.

In this podcast, Doug and John discuss the capabilities and custom solutions CrowdStreet offers financial advisors interested in investing in private commercial real estate.

They also discussed:

  • What attracted John to CrowdStreet and his primary area of focus at the firm
  • How investing in commercial real estate has changed over the years
  • The new REIT CrowdStreet Advisors launched: C-REIT
  • The potential diversification benefits that investing in private commercial real estate can offer a traditional 6040 portfolio, especially in times of market volatility and inflation
  • What advisors may want to be focusing on in private commercial real estate
  • Why advisors and investors may want to consider...

Resources: CrowdStreet Advisors

Related: Rethinking REITs? Top Considerations for Advisors Allocating to Real Estate

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Investing in commercial real estate entails substantive risk. You should not invest unless you can sustain the risk of loss of capital, including the risk of total loss of capital. All investors should consider their individual factors in consultation with a professional advisor of their choosing when deciding if an investment is appropriate. Direct and indirect purchase of real property involves significant risks, including without limitation market risks, risks related to the sale of land and risks specific to a given property, which could include the potential for property value loss, potential for foreclosure, changes in tax status and fees, and costs and expenses associated with management of such properties. All investors should consider risks specific to that given property prior to investing.

Though private real estate is, by nature, generally less volatile than the stock market. This lack of volatility does not necessarily translate to private real estate not fluctuating in or losing value. Further, the value of private real estate investments will fluctuate, and the value of real estate often lags behind general market conditions. Further, publicly traded equity REITs may offer more liquidity options than more traditional, non-traded REITs or private placement real estate investments. Non-traded REITS and private placement real estate investments typically have restrictions and limitations on overall liquidity.

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