Ep 81 – The Basics of Industrial Real Estate with Brad Shepherd

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes Brad Shepherd, Managing Partner of Sugarhouse Investments, for a discussion on industrial real estate. Brad established Sugarhouse Investments in 2017, a commercial real estate firm that focuses on capital raising and acquiring properties.

During this episode, Brad discusses industrial real estate and different approaches investors can use. He explains the importance of considering the potential risks associated with investing in industrial real estate, such as environmental impact, regulatory requirements, and potential conflicts of interest. He also touches on the flexibility of the financing process. Additionally, Brad covers the importance of leases in the industry, highlighting the need for landlords to protect tenants and ensure they honor their terms.

Learn more about industrial real estate and real estate IRAs.

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About Our Guest Brad Shepherd

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Brad is a licensed broker/dealer representative who helps retail investors take advantage of the upside of real estate ownership without the management headaches, partnering with experienced operators in the best markets to offer pre-vetted, hassle-free investment opportunities. Brad has been involved in commercial real estate for over 20 years. Along with his own rental portfolio and a handful of house flips, his experience includes developing and managing retail and hospitality space and raising capital from domestic and international investors. He’s been exclusively focused on capital raising for commercial syndications since 2017.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

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Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.

For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.