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Counting Capital Podcast, Episode 6: Self-Storage with Feerooz Yacoobi

On this episode of Counting Capital, Buchanan Street Partners Chairman Robert Brunswick is joined by self-storage investment specialist Feeroz Yacoobi. Together, they review the state of the modern self-storage asset class, explore the impact of prop tech, geography and demographics, and delve into investment strategy in this robust industry sector.

Board Minutes from the Chairman: March 2023

Being in the real estate investment business I’ve always enjoyed sharing varied tidbits and learned experiences with my own kids. Our family are active hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, so the opportunities are plentiful to educate and lecture (as my wife messages) on the fascinating aspects of finance and investment. How...

Counting Capital Podcast, Episode 5: Bixby Land Company with Aaron Hill

On this episode of Counting Capital, Buchanan Street Partners Chairman Robert Brunswick is joined by Aaron Hill, President and CEO of Bixby Land Company. Together they review evolutionary changes in commercial real estate, explore investment strategies, and review the scope and dynamics of the industrial segment of the real estate...

Counting Capital Podcast, Episode 4: Multifamily with Kevin Hampton

On this episode of Counting Capital, Buchanan Street Partners Chairman Robert Brunswick is joined by multifamily investment specialist Kevin Hampton. Together they explore the fundamentals of multifamily investment, how to navigate a challenging multifamily climate, and the strategic approach to multifamily investing utilized by Buchanan Street Partners.

Counting Capital Podcast, Episode 3: First Foundation with Rick Keller

Join Robert Brunswick and his guest, Rick Keller, as they discuss his career trajectory and the evolution of First Foundation, an integrated financial company offering wealth management, consulting, trust and banking services.

Board Minutes from the Chairman: November 2022

Mom’s heritage as a Brit always framed my upbringing, whether through her colloquial expressions, her careful fiscal oversight or her discussions of wartime London and the foundational imprint it cast on her life. As I return from an extended trip to London, I am not only reminded of my own...

Counting Capital Podcast, Episode 2: Investing with Tim Ballard

Join Robert Brunswick and his guest, Buchanan Street Partners President and CEO Tim Ballard, as they discuss their industry experience, an overview of investing in real estate, the benefits and risks of investing in commercial real estate, and Buchanan Street's investment philosophy.

Counting Capital Podcast, Episode 1: Introduction

Welcome to the Counting Capital podcast. I'm Robert Brunswick, Chairman of Buchanan Street Partners and your host. Buchanan Street Partners is a real estate investment management firm based in Newport Beach, California. The focus is on value investing and commercial, multifamily, and self-storage direct ownership, and in making real estate...

Board Minutes from the Chairman: August 2022

As a kid growing up, like many of my generation, I watched some of the classic sitcoms including Father Knows Best and Leave it to Beaver. Aside from the varied lessons learned from the Andersons and Cleavers, I carried forward a dream of buying my own home and while not...

Board Minutes from the Chairman: April 2022

Last month I joined several of my friends to circumnavigate the island of Hawaii on a bike. Our group has regularly created these adventure trips to check-in on one another, assure our ongoing fitness and enjoy a new challenge.
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