Dec 7, 2021
Moses Kagan is the Co-Founder and Head of Adaptive Realty, a Los Angeles-based development, and property management group. Since 2018, Moses has overseen the repositioning of 80 properties in Los Angeles and grown Adaptive from $0 to $110M of property under management. Moses joins Chris for his third appearance on The FORT Podcast.
In this two-part episode, they discuss the decision to not deploy a fund he raised in early 2020 and his new core strategy. They also explore rent control vs non-rent control. How he talks to his family about wealth and potentially taking over his business, learnings from ReConvene, and where we go from here....
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(2:51) - Moses’ journey through ReTwit
(4:24) - What do you think the next 2-3 years look like for you in this online journey?
(6:35) - How do you explain this Twitter world you’ve built to people not in the know?
(8:04) - What your experience putting on ReConvene and what does it mean for the greater RE industry?
(12:54) - Was there anything that stood out from the feedback you got from the event that you’ll be implementing going forward?
(14:47) - Thoughts on ‘Quality’ when it comes to Moses’ expectations for doing a deal to lead into his new buy strategy
(21:28) - Bank’s attitude toward owning an asset for a year vs. having a loan on the asset
(25:36) - Spreadsheets vs. reality: experienced investors are losing out to inexperienced investors
(27:07) - How are you processing all of the craziness in the CA real estate market?
(29:52) - Moses’ Fund and the investor reactions to not spending any of it over Covid
(35:20) - Dealing with the eviction moratorium in LA
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