REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
GPARENCY | November 23, 2021
With an eye to the future of the commercial mortgage industry, Ira Zlotowitz, renowned for his success founding and leading Eastern Union, a national commercial mortgage brokerage company, today announced the launch of a new game-changing service, GPARENCY, to help clients go directly to the bank. GPARENCY is oversubscribed, raising the maximum of
$15 million in venture-backed capital from over 125 real estate professionals and engaged strategic partners (including Customers Bank), the largest seed round in the commercial space, to fund this new approach to mortgage financing.
Gauging both the core interests of the banks and the borrowers they serve, Zlotowitz formed GPARENCY to provide a new direct-to-bank formula for the mortgage business. This model empowers borrowers with transparency, technology, and professional services with expert touches from top real estate finance executives.
"After studying the commercial mortgage market, we saw that 20% of borrowers exclusively use brokers, while 80% want to work directly with banks. Many think that broker fee structures for larger deals needed to be changed. This is exactly what we are doing at GPARENCY, Make no mistake, GPARENCY is the future of the mortgage industry. Today's commercial real estate investors are smarter, banks are more sophisticated, and full-scale, one-size fits all mortgage brokerage firms belong to the past. Our transparency, technology and flat fee pricing structure will empower and free the industry to reach their goals more efficiently and successfully than ever before"
In the future, GPARENCY will offer long-term plans for clients that will provide all data and tools directly to them through a subscription-based service called LANDSCAPE. This will allow clients to see maps with parcels showing public information, banking information, and access to all sales brokers in real time, making GPARENCY's differentiating technology client-facing.
GPARENCY is revolutionizing the commercial mortgage industry. Through radical transparency and a tech-forward process, GPARENCY puts borrowers in the driver's seat so they can direct their own mortgage, access lenders directly, hire professionals by the hour, and Take it to the bank™. Out with the mystery and the inflated commissions. In with the clarity, transparency, and control.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
Scioto Properties | June 28, 2021
Scioto Properties, LLC, the largest provider of housing for people with disabilities in the United States, which also serves the traumatic brain injury, mental health treatment, substance abuse, and adult day services markets with sale-leasebacks and build-to-suits, announced the acquisition of two commercial campuses and one residential property from Pate Rehabilitation Endeavors, Inc. on Friday, June 18, 2021.
Pate Rehabilitation, a traumatic brain injury provider with a 30-year track record of superior patient outcomes based in Dallas, Texas, was acquired on June 18, 2021, by the Rehab Without Walls Neuro Rehab unit of BrightSpring Health Services, based in Louisville, Kentucky, a provider of both clinical and nonclinical habilitative care services for people of all ages, health and skill levels, ac
About Scioto Properties
Scioto Properties has been assisting healthcare companies of all sizes with their real estate requirements for over 20 years. Scioto is a nationwide real estate business that is the biggest supplier of housing for individuals with disabilities in the United States. It also serves the traumatic brain injury, psychiatric, drug addiction, and adult day markets. The company is dedicated to creating and investing in high-quality housing and healthcare real estate. We are dedicated to creating and investing in high-quality housing and healthcare real estate.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
33 Holdings, LLC | August 13, 2021
33 Holdings LLC announced the signing today of a merger agreement to acquire interest in Beers Housing Inc., a General Contractor and a leading service provider in mortgage field services, maintenance, rehab, construction and development in the southeast US. The M&A is expected to strengthen 33 Holding's vertically integrated real estate platform executing value-add and opportunistic real estate projects.
"Joining 33 Holdings LLC is an incremental progression in our quest to build a world class mortgage field services and construction service business," commented Chad Beers, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Beers Housing Inc. "As part of 33 Holdings LLC, we will be able to serve 33's existing portfolio as well as attract new industry-wide clients. This is truly an exciting relationship for our customers, vendors and employees and will help position our business for strong growth in the future," he stated.
"This investment in Beers Housing Inc., presents a great opportunity for 33 Holdings LLC to add a leading mortgage field services & construction services business to our platform," stated Sanjay Raghavaraju, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of 33 Holdings LLC.
"With this merger, it will create a fully functional private equity real estate company that will create higher returns and faster delivery of real estate projects to our clients," stated Corey Oldknow, Broker & Chief Acquisitions Officer of 33 Holdings LLC.
Under the terms of the agreement, Beers Housing Inc., will operate under the Beers Construction Partners (BCP) name and under the current leadership. In addition, Heather Beers, Managing Partner of Beers Housing Inc., will take on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at 33 Holdings LLC & Beers Housing Inc., helping with the integration of the two companies while ensuring value to Investors and Clients over the next few months. Both Chad Beers & Heather Beers will join Corey Oldknow & Sanjay Raghavaraju as Principals of 33 Holdings LLC.
"Beers Housing Inc., is excited to join the 33 group of companies," said Heather Beers, Managing Partner of Beers Housing Inc. "Our respective cultures, goals and investment philosophies are very much aligned. Beers Construction Partners (BCP) will remain a leading Mortgage Field Services & Construction Services firm, now benefiting from the support of 33's significant financial and operational resources. The partnership with 33 ensures that BCP's principals will remain majority-owners of the firm. With this integration, we see a growth opportunity given the seismic shifts in the real estate market, which our partners and staff will thrive, enabling us to better serve our investors and impact the communities we operate in."
About 33 Holdings LLC (33)
33 Holdings LLC specializes in real estate investment, acquisition, development, construction and asset management across the Southeast US with a concentration on primary and secondary markets. Sanjay Raghavaraju founded 33 Holdings LLC on the premise that investment in real estate should be driven by sound market fundamentals, a flexible time horizon and strong alignment of interest between investors and managers. 33 Holdings has a strong track record of driving investment results. 33 Holdings differentiates itself by providing hands-on real estate investment management, creative deal structuring, and transparent communication with investors.
About Beers Construction Partners (BCP),
Beers Construction Partners specializes in maintaining and adding value to bank and investor assets throughout the Southeast by using a hands-on approach with a hybrid employee/subcontractor base model. Chad Beers, founded Beers Housing in 2007 with a strong focus on the mortgage field service space as well as fix and flip and has been able to adapt to various services lines with the strong leadership and client relationships brought in by Heather Beers to not only meet but exceed the industry and economical needs in the housing market. Beers Housing now has multiple service lines to include mortgage field services, maintenance, rehab, ground up construction and development.