In this episode, we sit down with Josh Cantwell, a seasoned commercial real estate investor, and discuss his journey in the industry, his strategies for success, and the secrets to raising capital effectively. Whether you're a novice or an experienced commercial real estate investor, you're sure to find valuable insights in this conversation.
- The Power of Raising Capital: Josh emphasizes the importance of having a dedicated team member focused on raising capital. Building relationships and a strong online presence through various media channels, like podcasts and social media, can help attract investors. His advice: "Funding equals freedom."
- Lessons from Co-Syndication: Josh shares a valuable lesson learned from co-syndicating deals. He stresses the importance of thoroughly vetting boots-on-the-ground operators when partnering on syndications. Failing to do so can lead to operational challenges and missed opportunities for profit.
- Investing in Stable Markets: Josh's strategy revolves around investing in stable markets like the Midwest, focusing on C-class buildings in B-class areas. He believes in holding properties long-term for cash flow stability, often targeting a 42 to 48-month refinance period. His experience and insight into market stability are evident in his approach to real estate investing.
Josh Cantwell | Real Estate Background
- CEO of Freeland Ventures
- Based in: Cleveland OH
- Say hi to him at:
- Best Ever Book: The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek
- Greatest Lesson: Funding equals freedom. Someone on your team needs to be 100% dedicated to raising capital.
Click here to learn more about our sponsors: