Blog

  • Aug 23 2020
    Why 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 2020
    Practice Practicality Vs. Ideology

    By Brian DeLucia There is a lot of ideology, but the best of us function by being practical.  

  • Aug 23 2020
    Do 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 2020
    Observing Vs. Doing

    By Brian DeLucia You cannot simply read about things. You actually must do the work…. with repetition.  

  • Aug 23 2020
    Culture 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 2020
    Wind 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 2020
    Talent Versus “It”

    By Brian DeLucia There are people with talent, then there are people with “it”  

  • Aug 16 2020
    Penciling 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 2020
    New 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 2020
    Family 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 ➝