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Ep. 114 – Optimizing Real Estate Strategies: Discussion with Jack Ablin of Cresset Partners

Guest: Jack Ablin – Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Cresset

Join us on another enlightening session of Family Office Real Estate Insights, where we have the privilege of hosting Jack Ablin, a distinguished figure from Cresset Partners, frequently seen on CNBC and Fox Business, and an accomplished author of numerous books. In this engaging conversation, Jack delves into the turbulent changes witnessed in the real estate market over the last year, including the expansion of cap rates and the rise in interest rates, affecting both private and public markets.

Discover Jack’s insightful analysis on how these shifts impact various sectors, from REITs to commercial office spaces, and learn about the implied cap rates that are pushing into double digits. Jack brings his vast experience of nearly 40 years in the market to discuss the potential future of real estate investments and the economic outlook amidst these challenging times.

Further into the discussion, we explore the dynamics of debt in the real estate sector, the strategic importance of maintaining lower leverage, and the emerging opportunities on the debt side compared to equity. Jack also shares valuable tax strategies for families in the current environment, highlighting the benefits of private placement life insurance and the incredible potential of Opportunity Zone investments.

This episode is a treasure trove of knowledge for anyone interested in understanding the real estate market’s complexities and navigating through its cycles with informed strategies. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting, Jack’s expertise and insights offer valuable guidance for making informed decisions in real estate investments.

Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation with Jack Ablin. Subscribe for more Family Office Real Estate Insights and stay tuned for our next episode, where we continue to explore the fascinating world of real estate investing.