CGI Koreatown Development Sells at a Healthy Profit

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in News & Events
CGI Koreatown Development Sells at a Healthy Profit

Over the last 5 years, multifamily housing gave a 9.2% return on investment, according to CBRE. So, it’s no surprise that CGI Strategies was able to sell its recent development, The KODO, in the trendy Koreatown neighborhood for $29 million, yielding a healthy profit. Multifamily has been a successful sector in the real estate market […]

Where The World’s Wealthiest Families Are Putting Their Capital

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in News & Events
Where The World’s Wealthiest Families Are Putting Their Capital

In times of economic uncertainty—even the smallest hint of it—family planning offices will begin to take a different approach with their investments. That means that hedge funds, a perennial favorite, will move to the bottom of the list when the funds are distributed. Who will ultimately benefit? Private equities and real estate. Investors crave certainty […]

Expert Opinion & 2020 Projection

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in News & Events
Expert Opinion & 2020 Projection

In the midst of whispers of an oncoming recession, the market can take on the appearance of instability and create hesitation in investors. One thing is certain – those who want to invest, will. But where will they put their capital? Expert opinion suggests that investors will be looking at putting their money into commercial […]

The K-Town Boom

Posted on Nov 20, 2019 in News & Events
The K-Town Boom

L.A.’s Koreatown is exploding with popularity, and it’s easy to see why. New restaurants are opening every day, endless shopping opportunities are around every corner and the nightlife is incomparable. With such incredible energy and vibrancy, Koreatown now appeals to not just Angelenos, but to a global audience. The evidence is splashed across social media […]

Luxury Holiday Shopping

Posted on Nov 20, 2019 in News & Events
Luxury Holiday Shopping

The holidays are nearly upon us and, soon after, a new decade. Between now and the onset of 2020, one thing is certain in the United States—beginning the day after Thanksgiving (and in more and more cases on Thanksgiving Day), Americans will start shopping. The holiday season often accounts for 30% of annual sales for […]

Global Apartment Investments

Posted on Nov 20, 2019 in News & Events
Global Apartment Investments

Apartment properties have typically comprised only a small part of the institutional investment world with investors choosing to back properties that are being built to sell as opposed to rent. But times are changing. While flexibility in terms of taxes and other planning have made investing in the apartment sector a top choice and, in […]

The Opportunity of Community Living

Posted on Oct 25, 2019 in News & Events
The Opportunity of Community Living

What starts as a way to save on rent can turn into the next million-dollar start-up, acting as a major contributor to economy-wide net job creation. The rationale is something like, “we are working together around the clock anyway; we might as well save on rent.” Many founders find that what starts as a practical […]

Smart Investors Talk CRE Opportunity

Posted on Oct 25, 2019 in News & Events
Smart Investors Talk CRE Opportunity

In times of economic crisis, as well as times of abundance, real estate is an investment that stands the test of the atmosphere of the current landscape. Smart investors always have real estate on their radar. But the smartest investors these days are talking about more specific real estate investments: commercial real estate investments.   Today’s […]

LA’s New Golden Age

Posted on Oct 25, 2019 in News & Events
LA’s New Golden Age

The Golden Age of Hollywood may be over, but the LA landscape where the most quintessential Golden Age happenings took place is as alive and vibrant as ever. This area is now called Koreatown or K-Town, an affectionate moniker given by LA natives. Widely known as one of LA’s most exciting neighborhoods, there is no […]

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 […]