Blog

  • 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 ➝

  • Aug 16 2020
    Playing The Edges

    By Brian DeLucia Here is what has contributed to my success. The masses play down the middle. I play more on the edges where people are reluctant to allocate their efforts.  

  • Aug 16 2020
    Sale Leaseback Activity Picking Up

    By Brian DeLucia We are seeing a lot of sale leaseback activity lately through our office. We are an investor in a few of these per year and a few of our close friends are significant investors in the space as well. We are finishing up seven-figure transaction this week, recently had a Southern Legacy  Read more ➝

  • Aug 16 2020
    Finding Common Interests Closes The Gap

    By Brian DeLucia How do you turn a professional relationship into something more personal? Begin by finding some common interests.    

  • Aug 16 2020
    Balance Happiness and Purpose in Business

    By Brian DeLucia What is the philosophy that entrepreneurs should build around? As a human being, happiness and joy should be your priority. However, your business needs to have a specific purpose and mission. It cannot be about making money or being a do-gooder to the world. There must be some purpose that addresses a  Read more ➝