Commercial Real Estate Bosses

Today we speak with Brian Briscoe and find out why he didn’t make money on his first apartment deal. Learn what he did to make sure his investors still got their returns on a deal that went sideways.

Here are some highlights from today’s episode:

  • What market he is going “All In” on in 2023
  • The hidden benefit of low cap rates
  • How he leveraged his first deal to get his 2nd, 3rd and 4th deal

Episode Timeline

00:08 Introduction

00:25 From active marine service to real estate investing

04:00 Building the Portfolio

06:31 Capital Raising and building educational products

12:08 The hidden benefit of low cap rates

13:15 Investment Strategies

15:10 Joint ventures and syndication

18:44 Struggles after acquiring the first deal

23:24 Lessons Learned

28:22 Leveraging the 1st deal to close more deals

It’s not really the returns that matter all the time. But I think in business the relationships matter and the fact that I made nothing on that deal and my investors came close to their projected return, I think that’s the right way to do business.


Brian Briscoe

Tribe of Titans

Brian is full-time apartment investor with ownership interests in over $100 million in assets. He is a multifamily coach, the director of the multifamily educational community The Tribe of Titans, and the host of the DIARY OF AN APARTMENT INVESTOR podcast. He retired from the US Marines after 20 years of service.

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