Positive News on April Rent Payments

Posted on Apr 24, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
Positive News on April Rent Payments

With businesses closing down to stay in compliance with local and regional stay-at-home orders, there was widespread speculation that April rent payments for multifamily properties could be a serious problem. Nationally, there was a drop in payments, but after everything was said and done, 90% of renters made full or partial payments by mid-April, which […]

Mixed-Use Development: What’s Driving This Trend?

Posted on Apr 22, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
Mixed-Use Development: What’s Driving This Trend?

If you wait long enough, everything comes back into style. Plaid, corduroy, mom jeans, and even (no, please no), the mullet. One trend that we can really get behind, though, is mixed-use development. At a time when the world is at our virtual fingertips thanks to technology, there is an increased drive to make our […]

CGI Strategies Shares Strengths with Local Community by Donating to CORE

Posted on Apr 21, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
CGI Strategies Shares Strengths with Local Community by Donating to CORE

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 21, 2020 – Local real estate investment and development firm CGI Strategies is donating to the nonprofit organization CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort). The nonprofit, founded by A-list actor Sean Penn, has provided disaster relief in Haiti and New Orleans, and is now working to increase testing for the coronavirus in […]

How to Mitigate Risk in Multifamily Investment

Posted on Apr 20, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
How to Mitigate Risk in Multifamily Investment

The very nature of the word “investment” implies risk. Risk can cause potential investors to invest less or not at all – which is a loss for not just those receiving the investment but denies the potential investor the profits that could be. That’s why at CGI Strategies, we encourage our investors to arm themselves […]

Introducing CGI Affiliate Company: CGI Entitlement and Construction Management

Posted on Apr 13, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
Introducing CGI Affiliate Company: CGI Entitlement and Construction Management

It’s not everyday we see a culmination of talent, ingenuity, passion and leadership – and rarely on a construction site. The technical genius of Mario Lopez, VP of Developments for CGI, and the design brilliance of Gidi Cohen, CGI’s CEO, have created exactly that. Introducing CGI Entitlement and Construction Management (CGI | ECM) CGI’s newest […]

Preserving Community While Social Distancing

Posted on Apr 8, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
Preserving Community While Social Distancing

Community matters. It’s vital for mental health, physical health, education, and productivity. Multifamily tenants are letting us know that social distancing has definitely made “community” a challenge. While we are strong proponents of doing what we can to “flatten the curve”, it is also our duty to be innovative and stewards of the communities we […]

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Private Real Estate

Posted on Mar 25, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
The Impact of the Coronavirus on Private Real Estate

Recently, equity markets lost more than 10% of their value – the largest weekly point drop in US history. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is making its presence known in the market. Ultimately, one thing is certain. This tumultuous time should serve as a reminder and reaffirmation of the way that we invest and do business at […]

What is Financial Engineering and Why It Matters in Real Estate Investments

Posted on Mar 18, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
What is Financial Engineering and Why It Matters in Real Estate Investments

In today’s market, clarity is key. Looking at the entire picture is especially critical during times of crises, and that is what we intend to do at CGI Strategies. Financial engineering is something that investors should always be cognizant of, especially in a volatile market. What is Financial Engineering? Financial engineering involves the borrowing process […]

2019 Global CBRE Indicators and the Future of Multifamily

Posted on Mar 11, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
2019 Global CBRE Indicators and the Future of Multifamily

CBRE recently released its 2019 multifamily inbound investment trends. Several things in the findings were noteworthy and provide confirmation that at CGI Strategies we are continually staying with the trends and building a foundation to withstand even the most volatile of markets that could lie ahead. Multifamily Investment Trends While global capital in the U.S. […]

Future: Walkable Los Angeles

Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in HomePage, News & Events
Future: Walkable Los Angeles

When you think about the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it seems undeniably devoid of the glamour and prestige the word “Hollywood” implies. In fact, major walkways all over the world – from Las Vegas to Paris, New York and beyond are far more glamorous.  That’s why Mitch O’Farrell proposed a 90-page outline to revamp the […]