215: Navigating Real Estate Challenges, Capital Attraction, and Market Insights with Matthew Burk

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215: Navigating Real Estate Challenges, Capital Attraction, and Market Insights with Matthew Burk

Welcome to our latest episode featuring Matthew Burk, a seasoned industry expert and CEO of Fairway America, also serving as Chairman of its affiliate, Verivest. With a rich history, Matthew founded Fairway Financial Services in 1992, transforming it into the robust market leader it is today. As a passionate industry coach, he provides invaluable guidance to middle-market real estate entrepreneurs, fund managers, and sponsors, covering all aspects of 506 Regulation D fund business.

Matthew, the author of the influential book “Capital Attraction,” shares his profound insights on the impact of high-interest rates on the commercial real estate industry, delves into the repercussions of economic crises on the real estate market, and navigates the challenges inherent in real estate investments. In this episode, he sheds light on the intriguing concept of the “maturity cliff” and explores potential conspiracy theories in the commercial real estate sector.

With a career dedicated to real estate finance, Matthew Burk offers a wealth of knowledge spanning various asset classes, structured finance, distressed debt acquisition, disposition, real estate syndications, and pooled investment funds. Join us as he unravels the intricacies of navigating market challenges and seizing opportunities, emphasizing the significance of mindset in real estate investing.

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or someone looking to dive into the real estate market, Matthew Burk’s episode promises profound insights and strategic wisdom. Tune in now to gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics shaping the industry with one of its most influential figures!


00:23 – Guest Intro: Matthew Burk
01:51 – The impact of high interest rates on the commercial real estate industry
04:46 – The impact of the economic crisis on the real estate market
11:19 – Navigating the challenges of investing in the real estate market
16:33 – The “maturity cliff” and a potential conspiracy theory in the commercial real estate sector
20:52 – Navigating market challenges and opportunities
25:33 – The challenges and importance of mindset in investing

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Website Fairway: https://fairwayamerica.com/
Website Verivest: https://verivest.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mwb/