This episode focuses on investing, scaling capital, and multifamily syndication with Alix Kogan of Ashland Capital.
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 commercial real estate.
In this episode, Crexi’s Matt Cors sits down with Mr. Kogan to explore topics of construction, entrepreneurship, and investment.
Their wide-ranging conversation covers:
- What it means to put together and scale a vertically-integrated business
- Overcoming common barriers to investing
- Shifting from the construction industry to multifamily capital markets
- How to put together an investing strategy in an unwieldy economy
- And much more!
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About Alix Kogan:
Mr. Kogan has been involved in real estate, construction, and development for the last 20 years. He started his career in Colorado, founding his own high-end construction company and growing it to be one of the premier firms in Southwest Colorado. After 20 years in Colorado, Kogan had a successful sale and liquidity event in 2019 and returned to his hometown of Chicago in 2017. Shortly after starting his own building company in 1999, Kogan started investing in real estate with single family rentals, commercial and multifamily rentals and student housing.
Over his career, he has completed several townhome, mixed-use and single-family developments totaling nearly a billion dollars in real estate and development transactions. He currently owns over 2800 apartment units and nearly 1300 Student Housing beds. Mr. Kogan has broad based experience and knowledge of multiple real estate asset classes and is focused full-time on growing his private equity real estate firm.
Crexi is transforming commercial real estate with advanced, integrative technology and data analytics designed to accelerate every CRE stakeholder’s success. From trading properties to machine-learning-powered industry Intelligence, Crexi’s intuitive CRE solutions accelerate transaction velocity and have empowered nearly 2 million monthly users to close $330 billion in deals and market over $2 trillion in property value.