3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Property

Posted on Oct 26, 2020 in News & Events
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Property

Buying property is not something to take lightly. Here at CGI Real Estate Investment Strategies- we take into account a multitude of factors before putting money towards any sort of property, and we are here to answer any and all buying questions that you may have. Here are the top three questions that we value […]

Tech Is Changing Real Estate

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 in News & Events
Tech Is Changing Real Estate

We’re always talking about why investing in real estate is one of the smartest (or maybe THE smartest?) investment you can make. And that’s because real estate stands the test of time, typically outperforming other investment vehicles over time. That’s probably why the real estate industry as a whole has been less receptive to tech […]

Diversity in Real Estate

Posted on Oct 13, 2020 in News & Events
Diversity in Real Estate

Diversity. At its core, diversity simply means “a range of different things”. And honestly – that’s just smart business advice, isn’t it? If you’re pulling your business ideas and information from the same type of people, your business isn’t going to be a cutting-edge one. Your team could miss out on some life-altering perspectives and […]

Mixed-Use Properties 101

Posted on Oct 1, 2020 in News & Events
Mixed-Use Properties 101

Thinking about diversifying your real estate portfolio but not sure where to start? It might be time to consider investing in a mixed-use property. What is a mixed-use property, you ask? Great question! Here’s some basic info to get you started on your research. Put simply – the definition of a mixed-use property is a […]

Interior Design – September 24, 2020: The James: Old Hollywood Meets New as a Hotel and Extended-Stay Property

Posted on Sep 24, 2020 in News & Events
Interior Design – September 24, 2020: The James: Old Hollywood Meets New as a Hotel and Extended-Stay Property

The James of Hollywood was featured on Interior Design on September 24, 2020 in an article titled “The James: Old Hollywood Meets New as a Hotel and Extended-Stay Property“, with the writer describing “There’s a new kid on the block in the heart of Hollywood. Well, not exactly new in terms of the building, but […]

Single-Family Property Investments vs. Multifamily Property Investments: Which Property Investment Is Right for Me?

Posted on Sep 24, 2020 in News & Events
Single-Family Property Investments vs. Multifamily Property Investments:  Which Property Investment Is Right for Me?

So, you’re thinking about investing in real estate. Or, maybe you’ve already decided. While the decision is not one to make lightly, it’s easier to determine than what comes next. Now you might be asking yourself, which is the best investment – single or multifamily property? While this decision needs to be based off your […]

Flaunt Magazine – September 16, 2020: The James / A Timeless Boutique Space Full of Old Hollywood Charm

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 in News & Events
Flaunt Magazine – September 16, 2020: The James / A Timeless Boutique Space Full of Old Hollywood Charm

The James of Hollywood was featured on Flaunt Magazine on September 16, 2020 in an article titled “The James / A Timeless Boutique Space Full of Old Hollywood Charm“, with the writer describing “The James is full of colorful history and immense architectural intricacies. The goal of the property is to evoke the atmosphere of […]

Vanity Fair – September 3, 2020: My Ultimate Pandemic Life Hack: Just Living in a Hotel

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 in News & Events
Vanity Fair – September 3, 2020: My Ultimate Pandemic Life Hack: Just Living in a Hotel

Villa Carlotta and The James of Hollywood was featured in Vanity Fair magazine in their September 2020 issue in “My Ultimate Pandemic Life Hack: Just Living in a Hotel“, with the writer describing his stay at the Villa Carlotta: “I have been bunked up in a studio at Villa Carlotta in the Franklin Village section […]

Investing in Multifamily Property? Here Are Three Steps To Get You Started

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 in News & Events
Investing in Multifamily Property? Here Are Three Steps To Get You Started

According to recent findings from Gallup, real estate continues to rank as the top investment pick for the majority of Americans (35%), ahead of stocks and bonds (21%), savings accounts (17%) and gold (16%). For real estate investors looking to move past single-family homes, multifamily homes are a natural next step. Multifamily properties can elevate […]

Re-Thinking Retail

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 in News & Events
Re-Thinking Retail

Commercial real estate developers and investors in the Golden State are dealing with the projection that nearly every sector will be negatively affected by the pandemic through 2023. The current pandemic-driven recession has “tripled down on the struggles retail already faced,” one report read. The trend has been accelerated by the loss of household income […]