HOW DID THEY DO IT? Real Estate Podcast ft. Jason Ricks
Seyla & Aileen Prak interview Jason Ricks about
the benefits of private real estate investing.
July 16, 2021 | HOW DID THEY DO IT? REAL ESTATE
Jason Ricks, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Liberty Real Estate Fund (Liberty), goes on the How Did They Do It? Real Estate podcast, hosted by Bonavest Capital’s Managing Partners Seyla & Aileen Prak. In this podcast, Jason and Aileen explore how Jason has created success and financial freedom through real estate investing, delving into his newest achievement as COO of newly launched Liberty, the World’s First Single-Tenant Net-Leased (STNL) Security Token offering. The managing principles at Liberty, Jason included, have developed a diversified portfolio of internet-resistant, cash-flowing Net Lease properties known to provide stable monthly income for its investors. Jason also describes how exactly a Security Token translates tangible Real Estate into digital assets on the Blockchain, which not only improves the liquidity of the commercial real estate buildings but its tradability and transparency for investors, as well.
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00:29 – Host Aileen Prak introduces Jason Ricks, COO of Liberty Real Estate Fund
01:37 – How did COO Jason Ricks become involved in Real Estate?
05:08 – How did Jason approach pivotal changes throughout his career to build his success?
06:20 – What are Security Tokens and how do they benefit Real Estate offerings?
08:23 – What is a digital asset in terms of Real Estate as a tangible asset?
09:24 – Do investors for Liberty Real Estate Fund invest in only some Single Tenant Net Lease (STNL) properties or all properties in the portfolio?
10:05 – How can investors educate themselves on the Net Lease and Blockchain spaces?
10:57 – Can investors opt into Liberty’s private real estate fund without investing with the Security Tokens?
12:11 – How do Security Tokens represent ownership of a percentage in Liberty’s fund?
13:05 – What kind of trading options do investors have for their Security Tokens backed by Real Estate?
15:27 – Why does Liberty invest in essential businesses and Triple Net (NNN) properties for the diversified portfolio?
16:27 – What value-add strategies has Liberty implemented in the creation of its property portfolio?
19:12 – How long is the typical lifespan of the Net Lease private real estate fund?
20:30 – How does COO Jason Ricks assess the outlook of the Real Estate market?
22:25 – How has Real Estate Investing helped COO Jason Ricks achieve personal and professional goals?
23:36 – What advice would COO Jason Ricks tell his younger self to better his career?
25:11 – What one thing sets Real Estate entrepreneurs up for success?
26:45 – What tools does COO Jason Ricks implement to improve the efficiency of his life?
3 Key Points:
- Single-Tenant Net-Lease (STNL) properties are very stable investments that create monthly cash flow for higher yields than corporate or municipal bonds and require minimal management.
- Security Tokens unlock the liquidity, tradability and transparency of tangible Real Estate assets for investors.
- Real estate investing is the absolute best way to create wealth and consistent cash flow with excellent tax advantages, interest rates and they provide a hedge against inflation.
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Jason Ricks, CCIM, is a Principal and the COO of Liberty Real Estate Fund LLC, the World’s First Net Lease Security Token FundTM, as well as a Concordia Equity Partners principal whose primary focus is on acquisitions, leasing, and development. Jason is a native Texan, professional real estate investor and certified commercial investment member (CCIM). Jason’s background in retail leasing and asset management make him an invaluable member of Concordia’s team for developing strategies to unlock the value of a property. Jason also has extensive experience and familiarity with south and southwestern US markets. Jason’s most recent experience is with AMLI Residential as the Vice President for Retail Asset Management where he established and has led the mixed-used Retail Asset Management team working on premier properties worth hundreds of millions across the country. Prior to that, he served as an Asset Manager for BH Properties where he oversaw a 2.2 million square foot value-add retail portfolio throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Jason broke into the commercial real estate business as a Shopping Center broker for Tarantino Properties. He received his BS in Business Management from Oklahoma State University, where he was a Team Captain for the Oklahoma State Football Team (The Cowboys). Jason is an active member of the International Shopping Counsel of Centers (ICSC). Most recently, he was featured in the #1 Amazon bestselling book: DESIRE, DISCIPLINE & DETERMINATION (2019).
Jason has also been featured as a guest on NPR, the Nothing But Net Show podcast, Simple Passive CashflowPodcast, and Commercial Real Estate Investing from A-Z podcast.
Liberty Real Estate Fund LLC is The World’s First Single-Tenant Net-Lease Security Token FundTM, joining 30 plus years of institutional real estate investment experience with blockchain technology to deliver very stable, diversified, tax efficient returns combined with liquidity, security and transparency.
Liberty is a real estate investment fund that acquires Single-Tenant Net-Leased (NNN) essential business retail, auto service and medical properties in the United States. It is designed for investors to achieve: Geographic Diversification; Industry Diversification; Tenant Credit Strength and is built with hard assets that have intrinsic value. Our portfolio of Net Lease properties is constructed with brand name Essential Businesses operating in high growth markets throughout the United States. These Net Lease assets have long term contractual rents backed by excellent brand name, well capitalized companies.
Liberty is focused on investing in high quality, well located Single-Tenant Net-Leased (NNN) properties in targeted high growth, low tax areas of the United States. The portfolio has been specifically designed to provide stable, recession resistant income combined with inflation protected wealth preservation and equity growth.
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