32 min

Demystifying Commercial Real Estate for Residential Investors with Matt Drouin Passive Wealth Strategy Show - Real Estate for Busy Pros

    • Investing

Matt is a high-performing real estate executive with 14 years of experience in Real Estate Management, Brokerage and Development.  Matt specializes in turning around troubled property and re-positioning assets that aren't of the highest and best use.

In this episode, Matt shares the lessons he's learned as a commercial real estate investor, focusing on smaller-scale retail, mixed-use, and office investments.  

A SUNY Geneseo and Pittsford Sutherland High School Graduate, Matt has enjoyed calling Rochester home for his whole life.  Matt enjoys weight lifting, traveling, and listening to punk, metal, and hardcore music. He resides in the Park Avenue community with his wife Nicole, daughter Holly and their cockapoo Kevin.​


[00:01 - 09:38] Opening Segment

Matt shares how he ventured into the real estate space after achieving financial independence at 33
What is his biggest “Why”

[09:40 - 19:23] The Rise of Experiential Retail

What is Commercial Real Estate?
The importance of location in choosing a commercial location
The biggest misconception about Commercial Real Estate
Balancing his portfolio amidst the work-from-home hype
Overcoming limiting beliefs
Knowing your market: Matt’s competitive advantage

[21:06 - 25:01] Mixed-Use Properties: Are They Good Investment?

Misconceptions about mixed-use space
Take care of passive investors by knowing what your investment partner's preference
Different space sizes for different objectives

[25:02 - 32:30] Closing Segment

A quick break for our sponsors
The first step to growing your wealth is tracking your wealth, income spending, and everything else about your finances, you can start tracking your wealth for free and get six free months of wealth advisor.  Learn more about Personal Capital at www.escapingwallstreet.com 


The best investment Matt  has ever made other than his education
His worst investment
The most important lesson Matt  has learned in business and investing

 

Connect with Matt Drouin on LinkedIn or visit OakGrove Companies

Invest passively in multiple commercial real estate assets such as apartments, self-storage, medical facilities, hotels, and more through https://www.passivewealthstrategy.com/crowdstreet/

Participate directly in real estate investment loans on a fractional basis. Go to www.passivewealthstrategy.com/groundfloor/ and get ready to invest on your own terms. 

Join our Passive Investor Club for access to passive commercial real estate investment opportunities.

LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes      
  

Tweetable Quotes

“If you talk to people that are involved with commercial, real estate, and educate yourself on it, I think that you'll find that it's a pretty easy business to understand. It just involves different risks and different strategies for leasing space up.”  - Matt Drouin 

Matt is a high-performing real estate executive with 14 years of experience in Real Estate Management, Brokerage and Development.  Matt specializes in turning around troubled property and re-positioning assets that aren't of the highest and best use.

In this episode, Matt shares the lessons he's learned as a commercial real estate investor, focusing on smaller-scale retail, mixed-use, and office investments.  

A SUNY Geneseo and Pittsford Sutherland High School Graduate, Matt has enjoyed calling Rochester home for his whole life.  Matt enjoys weight lifting, traveling, and listening to punk, metal, and hardcore music. He resides in the Park Avenue community with his wife Nicole, daughter Holly and their cockapoo Kevin.​


[00:01 - 09:38] Opening Segment

Matt shares how he ventured into the real estate space after achieving financial independence at 33
What is his biggest “Why”

[09:40 - 19:23] The Rise of Experiential Retail

What is Commercial Real Estate?
The importance of location in choosing a commercial location
The biggest misconception about Commercial Real Estate
Balancing his portfolio amidst the work-from-home hype
Overcoming limiting beliefs
Knowing your market: Matt’s competitive advantage

[21:06 - 25:01] Mixed-Use Properties: Are They Good Investment?

Misconceptions about mixed-use space
Take care of passive investors by knowing what your investment partner's preference
Different space sizes for different objectives

[25:02 - 32:30] Closing Segment

A quick break for our sponsors
The first step to growing your wealth is tracking your wealth, income spending, and everything else about your finances, you can start tracking your wealth for free and get six free months of wealth advisor.  Learn more about Personal Capital at www.escapingwallstreet.com 


The best investment Matt  has ever made other than his education
His worst investment
The most important lesson Matt  has learned in business and investing

 

Connect with Matt Drouin on LinkedIn or visit OakGrove Companies

Invest passively in multiple commercial real estate assets such as apartments, self-storage, medical facilities, hotels, and more through https://www.passivewealthstrategy.com/crowdstreet/

Participate directly in real estate investment loans on a fractional basis. Go to www.passivewealthstrategy.com/groundfloor/ and get ready to invest on your own terms. 

Join our Passive Investor Club for access to passive commercial real estate investment opportunities.

LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes      
  

Tweetable Quotes

“If you talk to people that are involved with commercial, real estate, and educate yourself on it, I think that you'll find that it's a pretty easy business to understand. It just involves different risks and different strategies for leasing space up.”  - Matt Drouin 

32 min