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Arixa Capital Ranks #2385 on the Inc. 5000 2019 List

Inc. magazine ranked Arixa Capital Advisors #2385 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the country’s top and fastest-growing private companies. The list represents “the backbone of the U.S. economy. These businesses generate hundreds of thousands of jobs, and billion dollars in revenue, in their home towns across the country,” said Rich Russey, VP and Publisher for Inc. magazine.

Lender Limelight: Greg Hebner

Greg Hebner, a man who chose to stop worrying about mistakes and embrace that growing—both as a person and as a business professional—involves constantly expanding and pushing boundaries. The best way to do this, Hebner believes, is to put yourself in new places and situations.

He and his business partner, Jan Brzeski, are the managing directors of Arixa Capital. Among other responsibilities, Hebner oversees Arixa’s lending platform. Loan origination, underwriting, closing and servicing all fall under his umbrella. Since Arixa’s loan programs skew toward innovative and unique packages, Greg spends a lot of time structuring creative, one-of-a-kind loans to find the best solution for each client.

Investing Thru Real Estate Lending - Arixa Capital Advisors - with Jan Brzeski

Charley Wright, host of Strategic Investor Radio interviews Jan Brzeski who tells the story of Arixa, making real estate secured bridge loans to home and commercial renovators. He also discusses the new "Opportunity Zones" program recently established by the U.S. Congress. Anyone interested in credit/fixed income investing should find this interview to be of significant interest.

Step Into The Light

One of the biggest success stories in real estate and mortgage industries since the financial crisis is the rise of nonbank lenders all over the country. For commercial mortgage brokers and their clients, this is good news, as these companies are able to make decisions quickly and lend without a “check-the-box“ mentality.

10 Takeaways From The First 10 Years of Real Estate Fintech

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.

Think Realty Radio: Non-Conventional Lending, with Jan Brzeski

Jan Brzeski, Founder and CIO of Arixa Capital, discusses the convenience and ease of receiving a non-conventional loan. Gone are the days of taking two to three months to receive a loan from a bank. With non-conventional lending, you can get your loan in two to three weeks, providing relevant information. They touch on topics such as opportunity zones and hard-money lending vs. non-bank lending.

Why Did Goldman Sachs Just Buy a Los Angeles-Based Fix-and-Flip Lender?

Recently Goldman Sachs closed on its purchase of Genesis Capital, which lends money to developers who buy, renovate, and resell single family homes. This seemingly obscure corner of real estate finance has also attracted attention from KKR, which struck a deal with Toorak Capital, and Kuwaiti investment vehicle Wafra Capital, which partnered with Anchor Loans. Meanwhile, Blackstone is aiming to build the Finance of America brand as a lender to investors in single family homes as well.

While Goldman, KKR, Wafra, and Blackstone each have their own reasons for focusing on this niche, we believe they all recognize several attractive features of this type of investment program. Jan Brzeski, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer outlines some of those features in the article he contributed for the Mann Report.

People on the Move: Adam Candler

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.

Real Estate Fintech: What We Have Learned So Far, and a Few Predictions for the Future

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.

Non-Bank Lending: A New Asset Class That Should Be Part of Your Portfolio

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.

Lender Limelight: Jan Brzeski

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.