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Webinar: Retail Investor 2.0

Are you interested in learning more about intelligent portfolio diversification strategies and alternative investment options? This month, Real Estate 360 hosted CEO @Best Money Moves and Think Glink Media, Ilyce Glink, National Director of Business Development @STRATA Trust Company, Patrick Hagen and Jamestown CEO, Matt Bronfman for a conversation about the evolving landscape for retail investors.

Our guests discuss several topics during the webinar, including the landscape of investment options available, the rise in alternative investments (such as Jamestown Invest), how to evaluate opportunities & invest effectively and how to make the most of your retirement dollars and Self-Directed IRA funds.

During the webinar, our moderator Ilyce Glink polled participants to gain insight into investor behavior. Below are selected poll responses we are excited to share with our Real Estate 360 community.

1. Do you own commercial real estate, either directly or as part of syndication?

  • Yes - 36%
  • No - 67%

2. Do you want to be an active or passive investor?

  • Active - 21%
  • Passive - 34%
  • Either - 45%

3. Do you have a self-directed IRA account?

  • Yes - 40%
  • No - 60%

5. Are you interested in investing in commercial real estate in the next 6 months?

  • Yes - 73%
  • No - 27%

6. Did you find this webinar helpful?

  • Yes - 100%

7. Did you learn something new?

  • Yes - 100%

Conclusion

Allocating to private real estate offers many benefits to investors, such as the potential for enhanced returns, exposure to a non-correlated asset class, and diversification. Larger institutions, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds have understood these qualities and have included alternative investments as part of their investment strategy.

From the data mentioned above, many of our participants do not own commercial real estate. However, it is encouraging to see 73% of participants plan to add private commercial real estate as part of a well-balanced portfolio.

We are excited to provide value to our community through this webinar and, more broadly, through articles and videos provided on Real Estate 360. At Jamestown Invest, our goal is to make sure you have all the resources needed to start building a well-balanced portfolio by adding alternative investments to your portfolio.

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