Arixa Capital welcomes Adam Candler as a Commercial Loan Officer. In his role, he will bolster Arixa’s growing platform to finance commercial real estate developers operating in California’s urban areas, focusing on unparalleled customer service and reinforcing the company’s reputation for white-glove loan servicing and intelligent private lending solutions.
A decade on from the global financial crisis, non-bank lenders represent an established part of the US real estate debt market. In the last cycle, non-bank lenders were part of the picture, but the retrenchment of banks from US real estate post 2008, has led to rapid growth in private debt providers. As the market continues to evolve, five key trends are worth watching.
Real estate crowdfunding came into existence after the Global Financial Crisis. Several high profile startups got started around 2010-2012, spurred in part by the JOBS Act which streamlined the process of raising capital from individual investors. As the Internet transformed one industry after another, the real estate investment space appeared stodgy and overdue for disruption. Jan Brzeski, managing director and chief investment officer at Arixa Capital outlines some lessons we have learned from the successes and failures in this space so far, and a few predictions for the future.
Most wealth managers today advise investors to maintain a diverse portfolio of stock and bond funds. However, there is one glaring problem with this advice: neither type of investment generates much income. Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Arixa Capital writes how non-bank lending creates valuable opportunities as a complement to traditional investments.
Jan Brzeski is the managing director and chief investment officer of Crosswind Financial and Arixa Capital Advisors. Brzeski has learned powerful lessons from life’s ups and downs, not only from his extensive background in investment and finance, but also as an entrepreneur who had to start over again after the internet stock market bubble burst in 2002. He shares those lessons with Private Lender and discusses the national trend toward—and his company’s focus on—urban redevelopment.
Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Arixa Capital writes an article predicting where the industry is going and how many non-bank lenders have grown into substantial business.
Connect Media interviews Managing Director & CIO of Arixa Capital, Jan Brzeski on his insights about the investment market in Los Angeles as well as covering the highly anticipated annual real estate event on May 2nd.
Together with his partners and colleagues at Crosswind Financial and Arixa Capital, Jan Brzeski is building a real estate private lending business that truly puts customers first. With the mantra of “white glove service,” the team provides all customers and prospective customers with a level of service you would expect from a private banker.
Arixa Capital welcomes Dan Frankel as Director of Investor Relations and Business Development. In this role, he will support a community of investors and developers operating within the small balance lending niche for urban residential renovation and construction projects. His focus will help Arixa expand its evergreen real estate lending funds and strengthen its capabilities to support its growing origination volume.
Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and CIO of Arixa Capital contributes an article to REI Weath that covers the topic of cryptocurrencies. "We have reached a very interesting moment for those of us with a strong interest in finance and economics. In recent weeks, some of the leading minds in the investment and finance business have opined about Bitcoin and other cryptocurriences. Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase called Bitcoin “a fraud” and Howard Marks has referred to it as a “speculative bubble” or “pyramid
scheme”. He then revised his view, noting that it could be used legitimately as a medium of exchange, so long as enough people agree to accept it."
Scotsman Guide asks Managing Director and CIO of Arixa Capital, Jan Brzeski his thoughts on what's ahead for the commercial market in 2018.
Non-bank lender Arixa Capital will begin selling some of its fix-and-flip loans, which carry a 8%-10% loss-adjusted yield, directly to investors in the next few months, according to Jan Brzeski, chief investment officer.
Hard money loan funds have numerous advantages over most of the platforms, including more conservative LTV's, higher volume, instant diversification, better transparency, easier management and early liquidation. However, finding a good fund has been very difficult for many investors. Ian Ippolito, investor and serial entrepreneur has writen his top 15 hard money loan funds for 2017-2018.
Commercial development is booming in Inglewood, and residential real estate is anticipated to follow. Developers, investors, politicians and commercial real estate brokers cite the incoming Los Angeles Stadium and Hollywood Park entertainment center, the new Metro Crenshaw rail line, and $14 billion invested in nearby Los Angeles International Airport as driving forces behind new apartment construction, raising apartment rents and increasing home prices. LABJ asked Greg Hebner, Managing Director at Arixa Capital what he thinks about the residential real estate in Inglewood.
Jan Brzeski of Arixa Capital analyzes current bank lending regulations, why they are so heavily regulated and what regulators should focus on. GlobeSt.com sat down with Brzeski for an exclusive interview to talk about the regulation of bank lending.
Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and CIO of Arixa Capital contributes an article for Western Real Estate Business that discusses the potential for increased yields that can seem attractive to many of today's investors. However, a certain amount of 'buyer' beware' exists, which makes it incumbent upon the prospective investor to do their homework.
Since the financial crisis, there has been substantial growth in non-bank lending platforms, including fintech companies along with an increase in banking regulations. With the growth of non-banking lenders, Jan B. Brzeski, managing director and chief investment officer of Crosswind Capital and Arixa Capital, questions if the government should increase regulations of non-bank lending to “level the playing field.” GlobeSt.com sat down with Brzeski for an exclusive interview to talk about the regulation environment of bank and non-bank lending.
Ian Ippolito, investor and serial entrepreneur has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Forbes, TIME, Fast Company, TechCrunch, CBS News, and FOX News. Ian writes and reviews the Top Hard Money Loan Funds of 2017-2018. Arixa Secured Income Fund as well as Fund III made the list.
In the LABJ Forum section, the rebounding price of gold spurred A-Mark Precious Metals to acquire gold retailer Goldline last month in a move to expand A-Mark's business lines. Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Arixa Capital was asked if he purchases gold as an investment.
For those who invest in real estate in the Golden State, it makes sense to ask where the greatest need for investment lies. But the most pressing need is likely for additional housing close to jobs, which therefore represents the most interesting opportunity for investors. Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Arixa Capital shares his insight to the growing opportunities in California.