The decade since the financial crisis has been challenging for our nation overall, but it has been a fertile period for non-bank real estate lenders. The great majority of Americans were angered by what they saw as reckless and sometimes cynical behavior by both commercial and investment banks who profited immensely from lax lending practices, and then needed taxpayer bailouts to avoid bankruptcy.
We are thrilled to announce the Small Lot Ordinance Discussion with Simon Pastucha, City Planner of Los Angeles and Alan Scales of KTGY Architecture + Planning. The discussion will include information about tighter regulations and new design standards that every developer should know.
Banks have tightened construction loans because of fears about overbuilding. However, Arixa Capital is only lending on residential construction projects. GlobeSt.com sat down with Arixa Capital's Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer Jan Brzeski for an exclusive interview.
“Small-balance” is generally defined as a loan under $10 million — with the cutoff often going as low as $5 million or less, but they can play a pivotal role in providing a short-term financing bridge to getting the deal done.
Jan Brzeski was interviewed by Charley Wright of Strategic Investor Radio. Together they discussed the business model for Arixa Capital and how high yield returns are generated through short term bridge loans.
Growing your business fiscally and physically can be one of the most challenging things for a business owner to go through. The Los Angeles Business Journal mentions Jan Brzeski, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer of Arixa Capital as one of the most influential lenders financing the opportunities in redeveloping and rebuilding the World War II-era style homes across California.
Please join us for Investing Amidst Uncertainty the 11th Annual UCLA Real Estate Symposium on April 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. for a reception and panel discussion with some of Southern California’s most established real estate investors. EARLY BIRD TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
Arixa Capital is a private commercial real estate lender specializing in acquisition financing, renovation, and construction loans. Founded in 2006, Arixa has made over $400 Million in real estate loans.
We provide senior and mezzanine financing solutions for experienced borrowers throughout California. Financing major commercial asset classes, we value our borrower relationships and appreciate the unique circumstances of each loan, striving to provide certainty of execution and speed to our clients.
Please join us on Wednesday, February 8th at 11 a.m. for an interview with John Ward, Chief Executive Officer at Turnstone Capital led by Jan Brzeski, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Arixa Capital.
Please join us for our first 2017 webinar on Wednesday, January 11th at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST for Democratizing Real Estate: Investing in Online REITs and Beyond, with Elizabeth Braman of Realty Mogul.
Wealthy investors have a long tradition of putting their money to work in real estate, although historically it has been in the hard asset itself. Now however, investors are gaining interest in the lending segment of private real estate investing, by lending to developers who focus on building or renovating high-end properties. This article drills into developments around the new ways that investors are seeking to tap into real estate markets.
Please join us tomorrow, November 9th for an interview with Alan Snyder, a seasoned investment manager, talking about his multi-strategy non-bank lending fund designed to generate strong income together with low volatility.
For your convenience, there is a transcript and replay of the webinar, Lending on Single-Family Homes for Income. The presentation covers how to participate actively or passively in residential real estate, pros and cons of debt vs equity investments and where we are in the residential housing cycle.
In the second episode of our webinar series, we interview Greg Hebner, co-portfolio manager of Arixa Capital's real estate lending funds. Greg explains an investment strategy that is uncorrelated to the public markets; generates very attractive monthly income; and features a significant margin of safety in case the real estate market turns down. In the interview we will probe this strategy in detail to identify the risks and see how Arixa mitigates those risks.
A Los Angeles investment firm is seeking to raise a combined $100 million for two funds that provide short-term construction loans to builders of single-family home projects.
Arixa Capital is targeting high-net-worth individuals, family offices and other types of investors in its capital-raising drive. Arixa’s founder, Jan Brzeski, hopes to raise the bulk of the targeted $100 million by the end of 2017.
A popular video game, “Need for Speed,” features go-fast cars that cost more than the average automobile. Bridge loans for homebuyers are similar in concept. They cost more than traditional financing, but sometimes it’s worth paying a premium for speed.
In addition, bridge loans can solve problems for homebuyers, mortgage brokers and Realtors. They can provide financing exactly when and where it is needed, without the complexities and time required to close on a conventional loan.
Please join us for a monthly webinar educational series for investors seeking new and better alternatives to mainstream investment options. Each call will last 30 minutes and a replay will be posted on the website and emailed out to the attendees. The webinar takes place on the second Wednesday of each month.
Based on Arixa Capital’s September 14, 2016 webinar series: an interview with Don Plotsky, private investor and featured guest speaker. Don Plotsky has 32 years of experience in the bond markets, starting as a portfolio manager on mortgage-backed and other structured securities. During his career at Western Asset Management, he worked closely with investors to help them define both their investment objectives and solutions — for mostly large institutional investors.
The best jobs are increasingly located in the largest city centers rather than in the suburbs. Young professionals are increasingly choosing to live in centrally located urban neighborhoods for a number of reasons: improved safety, access to parks and cultural institutions, and decreased reliance on cars and long freeway commutes in favor of public transit and walkability.
The Arixa Capital team participated in a Build Day Program for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. We spent the day on the construction site working on landscaping, spackling, caulking, and painting. It was hard work and an extremely rewarding opportunity to volunteer and participate in building multi-unit homes for three very deserving families.
Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped low-income families find new hope through affordable housing. Next week, the Arixa Capital team will donate its time and resources to participate in the Build Day Program.
It's no secret that we live in strange and challenging times for individual investors. With a sluggish global economy, central banks are competing over who can lower interest rates the most. The unfortunate result is inflated asset values...