• Jun 18 2018
    Retail Real Estate Evolving with Changing Demographics – I was recently interviewed to provide some insights on the changing retail real estate market. This was a fun topic since we are principal retail developers ourselves. While most simply put a blanket on the retail market by saying it is over, I believe this is hardly the case. The real fact is  Read more ➝

  • Jun 17 2018
    Infrastructure Finance gaining steam in 2018 – Investments in Infrastructure has always been tricky to many investors and developers alike. There are a lot of investment groups that have always been intrigued by infrastructure, but never sure how to generate compelling returns.  Developers and especially government entities have always faced challenges in attracting capitalization for their infrastructure projects. Recently, we are  Read more ➝

  • Jun 17 2018
    How Blockchain Technology evolves the next century – As our world becomes more device driven, technology continues to evolve. Blockchain is leading this evolution of technology as we look ahead to the next generation beyond the cloud. In the months ahead, you will hear more about decentralized solutions. In the financial industry, including with the trading of digital currencies, there is an intriguing  Read more ➝

  • Jun 11 2018
    Los Angeles Rivals New York in Foreign Capital Allocation – Foreign Capital has always been attracted to New York, but in recent months, we are seeing significant increases in foreign capital being deployed into Los Angeles. In fact, Los Angeles is now rivaling New York in the allocation of foreign capital. At Arrivato, we happen to be active in various roles in both markets.  Read more ➝

  • Jun 5 2018
    Avoid the Fast and Loose with Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and ICOs – it is hard to ignore discussions about cryptocurrency, blockchain, and ICOs these days. In the family office community, it is being discussed more frequently within our circles.  Lots of people are curious, many have questions. We are being targeted constantly by all the sales pitches – especially by ICOs. Here are some of my rough  Read more ➝

  • May 13 2018
    The Classy Way to handle the Deutsche Bank Underperformers – I believe whether you are a professional football organization or a major company, you firm is only as good as its bottom five-percent of people. With this being said, I believe you constantly have to look to upgrade the bottom of your organization by continuously seeking better people…plain and simple. At the same time, you  Read more ➝

  • May 12 2018
    Who Cares! Just your message matters – I thought I’d say hello and share a quick observation today. Everyone is worried about putting the fancy bows on their videos and events. It reminds me of growing up and watching NFL Films.  In fact, I enjoy watching those old videos compared to watching the current games. You might ask why? It is simple.  Read more ➝

  • May 11 2018
    Training More Talent for Skilled Jobs – I enjoy daily conversations with people involved in the traditional business community – especially when it comes to manufacturing, distribution, business services, logistics, etc. While most of these conversations are centric towards creating more liquidity, hiring a stronger accounting firm, hiring a better fit as CFO, I am experiencing an increase in discussions  Read more ➝

  • Jan 31 2018
    Culture and Getting Transactions Done in 2018 – We are through the first month of 2018…just like dieters, the non-committed players have faded away as we approach February. Now it is time to build around the committed leaders for the balance of 2018…are you ready to do it better than it has been done before? At Arrivato, our family office, and  Read more ➝

  • Jan 29 2018
    The Role of Founders and Operations – it is very rare that founders end up as great operators once their companies reach a certain scale. How businesses and founders make that transaction is a critical factor that deserves a lot of thought. There are two schools of thought. You hire a CEO to run the company.  I am not a believer  Read more ➝