Mark Weinstein founded MJW Investments in 1983 following a brief career as an attorney. Since then, he has acquired over $1,000,000,000 of student housing, apartment, commercial, industrial, and self-storage buildings. MJW was rated 7th largest Commercial Developer by LABJ and Mark was voted one of the 500 most influential people in LA for the 5th straight year.
Mark has always been a visionary and risk taker with his multi family and student housing investments. He shares stories from his first deal while still in law school to the more complex transactions including condo to apartment conversions, ground leases and CO-GP deals. Mark was an early investor in Downtown LA when the city created the adaptive reuse ordinance and he shares why he was willing to take a on a massive conversion of old industrial buildings to apartments.