The Risks of Owning Land

The Risks of Owning Land

The most alternative of asset classes, land provides opportunities to earn multiples on investment but can also become a completely illiquid anchor – sinking companies who hold too much of it during the wrong point in the cycle. Sean Fergus from John Burns Real Estate Consulting discusses this dynamic in the following article.

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Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

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