La Brea Update: What’s Happening Now

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in News & Events
La Brea Update: What’s Happening Now

While still a work in progress, the La Brea area is showing signs of momentum in its revival plan. CGI Strategies is pleased to announce that our La Brea Project has been approved by the city council, with a vote of 28-1, thus signaling the start of our contribution to the neighborhood’s evolution. We are […]

What Makes CGI Different

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in News & Events
What Makes CGI Different

When you think of real estate investment companies, chances are nothing extraordinary comes to mind—unless, of course, you’re thinking about CGI Strategies. Led by innovator and changemaker Gidi Cohen, CGI has pulled away from the pack of typical real estate investment firms and emerged as a true game-changer in the industry. CGI strives to be […]

On the Horizon for Real Estate Developments

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in News & Events
On the Horizon for Real Estate Developments

With the Dow tumbling 800 points and the inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, many fear an impending recession. Normally when events like these occur, real estate stocks also plunge, interest rates go up and investors scramble to put their money towards bonds. But this time, that’s not the case. Several real estate stocks […]

A Profile on Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Posted on Aug 21, 2019 in News & Events
A Profile on Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The past several years have changed the community of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. The scenery is eclectic, filled with unique eateries like Ample Hills Creamery and Chuko, 19th century brownstones, luxury prewar apartment homes and ultramodern buildings—all interspersed with beautiful parks and outdoor venues, such as the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Pacific Park is still under renovation […]

The Story and Opportunity of La Brea

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in News & Events
The Story and Opportunity of La Brea

When A.W. Ross launched the idea of the Miracle Mile in the 1920s, it was primarily intended to be a residential space. After obtaining all of the commercial permits, he helped shape the area into what exists today. A century later, several current real estate projects continue to expand on this goal. There are numerous […]

When Deciding Investment Strategy Experts Recommend Real Estate over Bonds

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in News & Events
When Deciding Investment Strategy Experts Recommend Real Estate over Bonds

For decades, bonds have been considered a safe investment option. And while this may be true in the United States, experts say there is an even better option—real estate. The problem with bonds, according to experts, is that they consistently produce at a rate of 1.62% on a 10-year U.S. bond. This isn’t enough for […]

Opportunity Zone Funds Are Gaining Momentum

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Opportunity Zone Funds Are Gaining Momentum

We have talked about Opportunity Zones, which are economically distressed areas that have been nominated and then certified by the US Treasury as eligible for preferential tax treatments under certain conditions. This program was created under Donald Trump’s administration under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017. According to a new report (In the […]

Multifamily Construction Can’t Keep Up With the Demand

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Multifamily Construction Can’t Keep Up With the Demand

Though most believed it wouldn’t, the demand for rental properties is exploding across the country.  One of the major factors in this explosion is the fact that millennials are staying put in their rentals and flocking to the suburbs looking for more rentals. According to a survey from Freddie Mac, a record 82% of renters […]

Why We’re Developing in the Southeast

Posted on Jul 21, 2019 in HomePage, News & Events
Why We’re Developing in the Southeast

When you think of wealthy cities, the usual suspects are New York, Miami, Los Angeles, etc.  But did you know that regions in the Southeast are quickly catching up? The number of individuals in Atlanta with a 30 million+ net worth soared to 22% in 2017. Atlanta is home to 20 Fortune 500 companies, ranging […]

Disney Approves Astoria Design

Posted on Jul 1, 2019 in News & Events
Disney Approves Astoria Design

The heads of Disney told us that they are more excited about the development of Astoria than they have been about any other development in a while. They recognize that CGI thinks outside of the box and brings a style that very few developers embody. Here are some of the deign elements that caught their […]