This episode of The Crexi Podcast explores the potential of redeveloping shopping centers with Ben Hamd, Founder of Brookwood Capital Advisors.
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 Yannis Papadakis sits down with Ben to chat through shopping centers and the hidden opportunity to be discovered working with retail tenants and assets.
Their wide-ranging conversation covers:
- The importance of creating value for cities and identifying tenants to fill population needs, making shopping centers a point of pride.
- What goes into evaluating a potential shopping center deal, and what investors should keep in mind.
- Regional and historical differences in shopping center assets and where the larger retail asset class is headed.
- Success stories of creatively acquiring and flipping retail redevelopments.
- And much more!
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About Ben Hamd:
Ben Hamd is the Founder and Managing Director of Brookwood Capital Advisors. He speaks Arabic and English and will talk your ear off about value-add retail. Ben founded Brookwood Capital in 2016 to specifically address opportunity and investments in shopping centers, following a stint working as a Senior Associate at Triple Net Investment Group. He entered the commercial real estate industry working for Cushman & Wakefield, where he specialized in retail assets. Most recently, he was featured as a Crexi Platinum Broker Award winner.
Ben achieved his Bachelor’s of Science from The George Washington University.
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.