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Podcast | Increasing Risk-adjusted Returns on Real Estate Investments

CEO, Daniel Farber discusses the HLC Equity/Layers approach, a unique value-add strategy that considers the flexibility demands of today’s renters and their needs for additional services… 

Case Study: Operating Through Covid-19

After navigating through Covid-19 for the last year, we’ve identified several major areas as being most critical to successful property operations in the new environment, and are pleased to share our findings with you…

HLC Equity 2020 Year In Review

As 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year. It was a year filled with ups, downs, and curveballs called Covid. But we made it, and we are excited for what is to come. We are pleased to share the HLC Equity 2020 Year In Review, check out the highlights

Analyzing Real Estate Investment Returns

Analyzing Real Estate Investment Returns in an Uncertain Market

By Joseph Elbogen

How does one accurately analyze future real estate investment returns in an uncertain market? While some firms may be sitting back until the Corona period ends, we believe that this period of time presents a unique opportunity…

HLC Equity Insights Asset Management-Mitigating Risks and Delivering Solid Returns in Real Estate Investing

Asset Management-Mitigating Risks and Delivering Solid Returns in Real Estate Investing

By Steve Garda

The HLC Equity investment team shares tips on Asset Management and the key role that it plays in maximizing total investment returns when it comes to Real Estate Investing.

Microunits: Hype or a Unique Real Estate Investment Opportunity?

The HLC Equity investment team takes a deep dive beyond the hype and noise about microunits, and offers an overview of how this niche product sizes up as an investment

Whitepaper | Crowdfunding and Direct to Consumer Platforms: Where The Opportunities Can Be Found For Wealth Managers

Grab your free copy of our whitepaper where we explore some of the opportunities for wealth managers (and others) when it comes to crowdfunding and direct-to-consumer platforms. 

How Passive Real Estate Investors Benefit From Accelerated Depreciation

By Micah Gimpel

Smart money does smart things and there are reasons why real estate frequently forms a key part of wealth preservation and growth….

Podcast: Nina Taylor Discusses Layers

Nina Taylor, our Hospitality Director for the Layers Brand recently sat down (virtually), with Alexander Novicov, for the ‘Redefine Hospitality’ Podcast. You can listen to it or read the transcript below.

HLC Equity Launches HLC Direct

A letter from CEO, Daniel Farber.

“Dear Partners, Investors, and Family-We at HLC Equity are excited to announce the launch of HLC Direct, and here is why…”

Lucas Hewett discusses HLC's Layers Brand

Lucas Hewett recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Mark Allen of GreystoneISG on The Multifamily 5 podcast…

Whitepaper | The Key To Multifamily Investing Today​: Flexibility

We discuss shifts in multifamily that investors should know about and dive into some of the market data. Grab your copy of the whitepaper below.

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Future of Work-Building an Integrated Model

May 13, 2020

By Daniel Farber

There has been much speculation around COVID-19 and its impact on “working from home” (#WFH) and the use of office space….

Multifamily Investors Beware (Including HLC LP’s)

March 19, 2020

By Daniel Farber

(This letter is being shared with HLC Equity investors and is published here purely for informational purposes. Further disclaimers at the bottom)…..

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