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Recognizing and Seizing Opportunities with Drew Breneman, Ep. 484

Drew Breneman is a real estate entreprenuer who founded Breneman Capital (formerly Rise Invest), The Blackhawk Investment Group, and Dwelle, a Chicago-focused real estate investment and property management group

Drew has honed an ability to foresee trends and identify favorable opportunities, resulting in asymmetric returns relative to risk.  This foresight is precisely why Breneman Capital has tailored its investment approach to be specific to multifamily.

We talked to Drew about his investment journey, which started in college. We discussed the importance of intentionality, the significance of asking important questions and taking action, and key factors to consider while navigating the real estate market in 2023.


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[00:01] Opening Segment 

  • Drew talks about his background; 

  • He talks about how he got into real estate at a young age

[04:58] Opportunities Multiply as You Seize Them

  • The importance of intentionality;

  • Not being afraid of asking questions;

  • Why you need experience in investing;

[19:52] Evaluating Markets for Growth

  • He talks about The Blackhawk Investment Group;

  • He talks about different markets and breaks down how he approached them;

  • What to look for in the market in 2023;

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[34:04] Round of Insights

Apparent Failure: Losing one of his partners

Digital Resource: Real Page

Most Recommended Book: Investing in Real Estate 

Daily Habit: Getting that one thing done first

#1 Insight for Multifamily Investing: Job growth and population growth are the most correlated with price appreciation than anything else.

Best Place to Grab a Bite in Chicago: Girl & The Goat

Contact Drew:

Click here to go to the NCREIF Property Index. Make sure you check out Drew’s podcast The Breneman Blueprint. You can go to to learn more

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