Aug 23 2020Why Private Markets are more meaningful
By Brian DeLucia One of the reasons we love private rather than the public equities market whether it is in real estate or through traditional businesses is that we have the ability to make a more meaningful impact in helping to grow companies and create more jobs within communities. On the private equity side, we Read more ➝Aug 23 2020Practice Practicality Vs. Ideology
By Brian DeLucia There is a lot of ideology, but the best of us function by being practical.Aug 23 2020Do we need mentors?
By Brian DeLucia Do we need mentors? I believe we all identify people who give us a framework in terms of our philosophy and principles. However, we must draw a line when it comes to how mentors influence us when it comes to our strategy or activities. What worked for them may not play to Read more ➝Aug 23 2020Observing Vs. Doing
By Brian DeLucia You cannot simply read about things. You actually must do the work…. with repetition.Aug 23 2020Culture Transitions Family Offices
By Brian DeLucia Although there are some silos that form within a family office over generation transitions, from personal experience one thing holds true that I continue to use to define us at Arrivato. Capital. Culture. Connectivity. And although capital is the means to getting things done, culture is what sustains us, and connectivity is Read more ➝Aug 23 2020Wind Projects Trending in U.S.
By Brian DeLucia We were having a discussion within a small circle of us earlier pursuant to wind projects growing throughout the U.S. There are record numbers of orders for equipment with technologies improving and reaching more households along with a record number of projects currently under development in two-thirds of the 50 states across Read more ➝Aug 23 2020Talent Versus “It”
By Brian DeLucia There are people with talent, then there are people with “it”Aug 16 2020Penciling Out Opportunity Zones
By Brian DeLucia I am not sure if we have seen anything with more focus among our friends than Opportunity Zones. However, let’s keep in mind that while more transactions are beginning to emerge, it takes looking at hundreds of deals to find the few where the economics pencil out where the tax aspect is Read more ➝Aug 16 2020New Years Resolutions Loses to Human Nature
By Brian DeLucia As we probably have realized, New Years’ resolutions do not last. It is just like human nature that we focus on grandiose plans and projections that never happen. It is more important that we have one simple philosophy as our foundation. You must love the process. You need a mentality to compete Read more ➝Aug 16 2020Family Offices Contribute to Society
By Brian DeLucia I do not like to see family offices lumped into a general assessment because we are all so different, but I believe as a family office community, just like within other communities, we are all making our contributions to society. There are compelling opportunities whether we develop real estate to create sustainable Read more ➝