Ep 97 – Investing in Industrial Real Estate with Joel Friedland

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes Joel Friedland for a discussion on industrial real estate investing. Joel is the Principal of Brit Properties, a firm that offers individuals the opportunity to invest in industrial real estate across Chicago. 

During this episode, Joel covers the basics of industrial real estate investing, specifically with little to no debt. He discusses the cottage industry in the industrial real estate realm. Joel also highlights the importance of understanding the rental market and the potential for growth. Additionally, he suggests building relationships with investors and having a great mentor can lead to more successful deals. 

Learn more about industrial real estate investing. 

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About Our Guest Joel Friedland

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Joel has a 42-year track record in industrial real estate. He co-founded Epic/Savage Realty Partners in 1991, overseeing the hiring and mentoring of 60 industrial real estate professionals, many of whom became his partners. His group sold the firm to an international real estate company in 2014, and Joel started Brit Properties.

As an industrial real estate broker and owner, Joel has secured over 2,000 industrial property leases and sales, totaling over $2 billion in transactions. His greatest accomplishment is maintaining valued relationships with brokers, tenants, and investors spanning five decades.

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.