OUR WINNING STRATEGY
OUR WINNING STRATEGY
jayzwiebelIn the past 30 years, our disciplined and conservative methodology to investing in assets, along with our hands-on and focused management approach, have enabled us to adapt to dynamic and, at times, challenging market conditions.

Jay Zwiebel
Executive Managing Director
Harbor Group International
jay zweibel phoneIn the past 30 years, our disciplined and conservative methodology to investing along with our hands-on and focused management approach have enabled us to adapt to dynamic and, at times, challenging market conditions.

Jay Zwiebel
Executive Managing Director
Harbor Group International
HGI's Investment Strategy

 

 

 

 

An Acute Investment Focus
Our reputation and experience presents HGI with thousands of opportunities each year. We focus on deals that fit our strict real estate investment parameters and will yield returns for our clients. Only 1% of the opportunities that HGI receives ultimately meet HGI's investment criteria.
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Conservative Underwriting
HGI pursues a disciplined real estate investment approach identifying attractive opportunities with significant upside potential and controllable downside protection. HGI utilizes rigorous due diligence, conservative assumptions and careful assessment of downside scenarios before acquiring a property.

 

 

 

 

An Acute Investment Focus
Our reputation and experience presents HGI with thousands of opportunities each year. We focus on deals that fit our strict real estate investment parameters and will yield returns for our clients. Only 1% of the opportunities that HGI receives ultimately meet HGI's investment criteria.
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Conservative Underwriting
HGI pursues a disciplined real estate investment approach identifying attractive opportunities with significant upside potential and controllable downside protection. HGI utilizes rigorous due diligence, conservative assumptions and careful assessment of downside scenarios before acquiring a property.

 

 

 

 

In Depth Knowledge of Market Dynamics
HGI's team of real estate experts continually monitor the real estate markets and identify themes by asset class and geography. Our in depth understanding of market tendencies allows HGI to invest ahead of trends.

Favorable Current Cash Returns
HGI targets investments in assets that provide its investors with stable, favorable current cash returns.

 

 

 

 

In Depth Knowledge of Market Dynamics
HGI's team of real estate experts continually monitor the real estate markets and identify themes by asset class and geography. Our in depth understanding of market tendencies allows HGI to invest ahead of trends.

Favorable Current Cash Returns
HGI targets investments in assets that provide its investors with stable, favorable current cash returns.

 

 

 

 

Prudent Use of Leverage
HGI aggressively manages the capital structure of a real estate investment, utilizing prudent leverage and obtaining financing on some of the best terms available in the market to provide transactions with increased downside protection.

Clear Exit Strategies
HGI commits to investments that offer clear, realistic multiple exit strategies primarily through refinancing, sales to private investors, institutions or public REITs. Our disciplined approach at the time of investment enables a focused assessment of exit alternatives as they arise.

 

 

 

 

Prudent Use of Leverage
HGI aggressively manages the capital structure of a real estate investment, utilizing prudent leverage and obtaining financing on some of the best terms available in the market to provide transactions with increased downside protection.

Clear Exit Strategies
HGI commits to investments that offer clear, realistic multiple exit strategies primarily through refinancing, sales to private investors, institutions or public REITs. Our disciplined approach at the time of investment enables a focused assessment of exit alternatives as they arise.

HGI's Competitive Advantage in Alternative Investments

30+ Year Successful Track Record

The company leverages its 30+ years of real estate operating experience to provide sponsors with quick feedback on mezzanine, preferred equity, and structured capital requests. HGI’s history as an owner helps expedite the underwriting process, and HGI’s experience as a borrower is instrumental in working with senior lenders to facilitate and streamline the transaction process.

Experienced Team of Experts

HGI has a team of acquisitions associates and analysts with significant experience in acquiring properties and underwriting/closing mezzanine loans and preferred equity. These same resources are able to underwrite each Preferred Equity/Mezzanine Loan opportunity and assist Sponsors throughout the due diligence and closing process.

Accelerated Work Schedule

HGI moves quickly. As an active acquirer of properties, HGI has experience working on an accelerated schedule, enabling the company to work within the borrower’s time constraints.

Strong Ties with Lending Institutions

HGI has provided Preferred Equity/Mezzanine Loans with all types of lenders, including major balance sheet lenders, regional banks, and CMBS.

HGI's Competitive Advantage in Alternative Investments

30+ Year Successful Track Record

The company leverages its 30+ years of real estate operating experience to provide sponsors with quick feedback on mezzanine, preferred equity, and structured capital requests. HGI’s history as an owner helps expedite the underwriting process, and HGI’s experience as a borrower is instrumental in working with senior lenders to facilitate and streamline the transaction process.

Experienced Team of Experts

HGI has a team of acquisitions associates and analysts with significant experience in acquiring properties and underwriting/closing mezzanine loans and preferred equity. These same resources are able to underwrite each Preferred Equity/Mezzanine Loan opportunity and assist Sponsors throughout the due diligence and closing process.

Accelerated Work Schedule

HGI moves quickly. As an active acquirer of properties, HGI has experience working on an accelerated schedule, enabling the company to work within the borrower’s time constraints.

Strong Ties with Lending Institutions

HGI has provided Preferred Equity/Mezzanine Loans with all types of lenders, including major balance sheet lenders, regional banks, and CMBS.

HGI's Debt Platform

HGI originates Preferred Equity and Mezzanine Loans and is one of the most active buyers of Freddie Mac securitization B-pieces.

Criteria        Debt Investments        Contact HGI's Director of Acquisitions

HGI's Debt Platform

HGI originates Preferred Equity and Mezzanine Loans and is one of the most active buyers of Freddie Mac securitization B-pieces.

Criteria

Debt Investments

Contact HGI's Director of Acquisitions

 

 

Harbor Group International controls more than $7.1 billion in real estate investment properties and is constantly exploring real estate investment opportunities in the worldwide market.