COVID-19

Birgo Capital

When Is It Time to Buy? A Birgo Capital Perspective Update

In early March 2020 as stay-at-home orders spread across the country, owners of workforce housing assets held their breath as they waited to see whether tenants who couldn’t work from home would pay rent. Investors across the country – Birgo Capital included – shifted from a posture of aggressive acquisitions to one of hoarding cash and halting new deals. While we are a far cry from back to normal, some patterns have emerged that inform our perspective about continuing to acquire stabilized but underutilized multifamily housing in the Heartland.
Birgo Capital

Collecting Rent During COVID-19: An Update from a Private Equity Real Estate Investment Perspective 

As another quarter comes to an end (and after about six months into the novel coronavirus pandemic), Birgo Capital principal Dan Croce takes a look at the firm's rent collection. Read Dan's analysis and insights in Birgo Capital's latest article and learn how multifamily real estate properties have been impacted.
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Vertical Integration: The Key to Successful Workforce Housing Investments

Why does Birgo Capital dive right into workforce housing real estate while others shy away from it? And what’s our secret that’s led us to a 99.5% collection rate of our budgeted top line through a pandemic?
Birgo Capital

Workforce Housing Apartments: Backed by the Full Faith and Credit of the U.S. Government

Why workforce housing apartments is an almost-magical place to allocate capital for vigilant investors like Birgo Capital.
Birgo Capital

Are Multifamily Apartments Actually Worth More Because of the Pandemic?

While a heightened sense of risk was clearly present for multifamily real estate investors in late March, the fast-moving dynamics of coronavirus response have contributed to a quick shift towards a different sentiment. Birgo Capital's principal Dan Croce is sharing a few observations as to why demand for multifamily properties -- and not cap rates -- might actually increase in the near term.
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Why Birgo Capital’s Real Estate Funds are Well-positioned to Navigate COVID-19

Here's what Birgo Capital is doing (and has done) to maximize the performance of our real estate private equity funds in light of the coronavirus recession.
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Collecting Rent During COVID: Birgo Capital's June Update

Birgo Capital's rent collection took a hit in late March, but April and May were solid. How is June shaping up? Dan Croce, Principal at Birgo Capital, shares a deep-dive look into the data.
Birgo Realty

This is What the Green Phase Means For You

We just posted an article about Yellow Phase in an attempt to clear up any confusion. Now, as of June 5th, quite a few counties have transitioned into the Green Phase.
Birgo Capital

When is it Time to Buy?

As the corona-dust begins to settle, many investors are wondering how to know when it is the right time to begin acquiring real estate again. Here is how we are thinking about acquisitions during a pandemic at Birgo Capital.
Birgo Realty

Confused about Yellow Phase? This Might Help

Now that a lot of our state’s counties are in the Yellow Phase of regrowth, we thought we’d take a stab at clearing up any confusion.
Birgo Capital

Collecting Rent During COVID-19: Birgo Capital's May Rental Income

When the coronavirus public health crisis seized America by storm in mid-March, investors in residential rental properties struck a tone of concern regarding whether or not tenants would be able to pay rent in the coming months. Birgo Capital shares a deep dive into the data today.
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Will Workforce Housing Real Estate Be Impacted by COVID-19?

For a little more than one month now, COVID-19 has had the multifamily real estate industry on its heels as we seek to determine what the pandemic’s impact will be on property owners’ ability to collect rents.
Birgo Capital

A Candid Look At COVID-19's Impact on Real Estate

Four key questions Birgo Capital is asking as we navigate the current climate