Launching Your Own Commercial Investment Firm

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This episode of The Crexi Podcast discusses the journey of launching a commercial investment firm with Aaron Zucker, Founder of Zucker Investment Group.

The Crexi Podcast explores various aspects of commercial real estate in conversation with top industry professionals. In each episode, we feature different guests, tapping into their wealth of expertise and exploring the latest trends in the world of commercial real estate. 

In this episode, Crexi’s Yannis Papadakis chats with Aaron to discuss the benefits and challenges of launching and running your own business, why curiosity is essential as a commercial investor, and what the future looks like for the world of retail. 

Their wide-ranging conversation covers:

  • Factors to consider when deciding to jump from a secure paycheck to becoming a commercial real estate entrepreneur.
  • How to develop a commercial property investment ethos and build a good compass for navigating investment decisions.
  • Broader economic trends impacting the CRE landscape, and how retail is poised for a renaissance.
  • The importance of curiosity and continual self-education when working in investment/advisory industries.
  • And much more!

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About Aaron Zucker:

Aaron Zucker is the Founder and Principal at Zucker Investment Group (or ZIG for short), a commercial real estate company specializing in acquiring value-add retail properties. Aaron founded ZIG in 2018 to parlay his passion for property investments into a world-class commercial real estate firm dedicated to creating value for communities and partners alike. 

Aaron is also a franchise owner of American Family Care (AFC), a business obsessed with the idea of helping as many people achieve and maintain health as possible, as quickly as possible, in the safest way possible. They opened their first clinic in Fall 2020 in Fuquay Varina, NC, and plan to open more clinics in the upcoming year. 

In his spare time, Aaron is also the host of the Limitless Podcast, speaking with commercial real estate’s most successful players to learn how moved from being a Joe Schmo to CEO. Aaron earned both his Bachelor’s in Communications and his Masters from the University of Alabama.

About Crexi:

Crexi is CRE’s fastest-growing marketplace, advanced technology and data platform dedicated to supporting the CRE industry and its stakeholders. From searching for properties to Intelligence, our easy-to-use platform is designed to help buyers, tenants and brokers close deals faster than ever imagined. With millions of users and trillions in property value, Crexi is your solution for CRE success. 

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