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From Corporate America to Multi Family Real Estate Success with Clive Davis

by Jonathan Twombly
Last Updated: June 14, 2023

If you’re feeling stuck in a soul-sucking corporate career, dreaming of making a successful transition to real estate investing and development but finding yourself overwhelmed and directionless, then you are not alone!

You may be spending countless hours researching and attending seminars, but still lacking the clarity and confidence to take the next steps. You may be second-guessing yourself and feeling paralyzed by fear of failure or uncertainty. The pain of feeling trapped and unfulfilled is real, but it’s not insurmountable.

With the right mindset, knowledge, and support, you can successfully make the transition to a career in real estate investing and development

“Anything worthwhile requires some degree of risk taken” – Clive Davis, on the importance of taking risks and stepping outside of a comfort zone.

In this episode, you will be able to:
👉Realise the immense value of networking in propelling your real estate career forward.
👉Master the art of adjusting investment strategies in response to fluctuating market demands.
👉Venture into diversifying your investments for a well-rounded, dependable cash flow.
👉Ascertain the importance of minimising risks and investing in premium assets for a prosperous future.

About Clive Davis

Clive began his professional career as a corporate transactional lawyer with a Wall Street law firm headquartered in NY, with assignments in Menlo Park, CA and Hong Kong, China. He spent six years as in-house counsel, in a variety of roles, with the then biggest pharmaceutical company in the world, before transitioning into the compliance space where he ultimately served as the chief compliance officer for a Belgian biopharma’s Americas business.

Clive has been investing in and self-managing his real estate investments since 1999 and is currently invested in over 2,000 multifamily doors and 317 hotel keys. After twenty years of corporate life, Clive made an entrepreneurial pivot full-time into the world of commercial real estate where he is currently focused primarily on the acquisition, ownership and operation of large-scale multifamily communities and is a general partner with over $70M of assets under management.

Some key points: 

(03:47) – Transitioning from corporate America to real estate
(09:20) – Clive’s career trajectory from law to multi family real estate
(12:50) – Personal growth
(14:40) – Investment portfolio breakdown
(16:22) – The importance of networking
(23:41) – Leveraging social media
(27:02) – Building a team,
(29:37) – Investment strategies,
(32:56) – De-risking deals in multifamily investing
(35:06) – Focus on total return
(38:50) – Changing investor expectations
(41:58) – Diversify for cash flow,
(43:24) – Joining Davis’s investor list

🌎Reach out to Clive Davis

Website Park Royal Capital: Multifamily Real Estate Investment

🌎Reach out to JonathanTwombly
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathandtwombly

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Make sure to also check some of our previous episodes:

Going From Working In Hospitality To Multifamily Investing & Hotel Conversions With Charlie Rushton

Hotel Conversions To Multi Family Housing With David Peters

🎤 Podcast post-production EZPZ Productions

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