alternative assets

  • Alternative Assets, Investment, Crowdfunding Real Estate

Portfolio Allocation – Why Alternative Investments?

According to this Fidelity research report, "Institutions have historically held higher average allocations to alternatives than advisors (23% vs. 6%).". 23% to 6%, that's a massive difference. They go on to say some of the reasons why "....given barriers to entry such as manager access, perceived costs, liquidity considerations, and high investment minimums." So why do institutions tend to invest more in Alternative Assets like real estate? Here are a few typically agreed reasons to consider: Low Correlation with Traditional Assets Alternatives often have a low correlation with standard asset classes like stocks and bonds. This means their performance doesn’t ...

February 6th, 2024|
  • Inflation, Real Estate, Multifamily, Investment, Inflation issues

Multi-Family Real Estate as a ‘Hedge’ Against Inflation?

As we are all aware, inflation can erode the purchasing power of money over time, leading to a decrease in the value of traditional investments like stocks and bonds. There is no perfect way around inflation; however, multi-family real estate has shown over the years to be a comparatively resilient asset class in times of rising prices. Here are a few reasons why: Rental Income Growth: Inflation is often accompanied by rising rent growth, which works in favor of multi-family investors and owners. As the general price level increases, property owners can adjust their rental prices accordingly, boosting their cash ...

August 22nd, 2023|
  • Investments, TEXAS, AVENUE GROVE, REALESTATE, MULTIFAMILY REVENUE

CalTier’s latest investment with our real estate partner, Midway

Avenue Grove, a 270-unit apartment complex in Houston's most active urban greenspace with a globally recognized park. Learn all about this asset and how Midway got involved by clicking below:   https://vimeo.com/815758664   If you want to see the whole interview you can click here.   About Midway Midway is an investment company based in Houston, Texas. Midway has been in business for over 50 years with extensive experience in multi-family, hospitality, office, retail, industrial, and more recently, creating revitalized mixed-use districts. With much of Midway’s leadership being born and raised in Houston, Midway has a strong connection to ...

April 7th, 2023|

Do you have the Right Mindset for Investing in Alternative Assets?

    Last week, I began the CalTier series with “Are Alternative Assets right for your portfolio?” with the premise that the average investor misunderstands alternatives. Rightly or wrongly, they may be hesitant because of potential risks, illiquidity, or lack of access or understanding. This week’s article will address a more basic fundamental, yet perhaps the biggest challenge for both the investor and the Advisor, which is the mindset. In my 30+ years of working with investors, I have learned that most, if not all, investment decisions are made emotionally, not logically. Early on, I remember presenting the new Merrill ...

January 25th, 2022|
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Multi-Family market set for a record breaking year

According to Freddie Mac, the Multi-Family industry may have a record-setting origination year.   As reported in the Multi-Housing news publication, the Freddie Mac Multi-Family Mid-Year Outlook says that between $385 billion and $410 billion could occur by the end of the year.   We are incredibly excited about such news from Freddie Mac for us and our investor partners, who benefit from Multi-Family growth by being part of the CalTier Fund. As you can see from the table below, almost all unit sizes are seeing a rise in rent growth. The investor activity comes as demand for multi-family housing ...

July 28th, 2021|